Monthly Archives: February 2015

What we learned from the weekend: 21st & 22nd February…

14 days to go racing fans. 14 days and then it’s OUR Christmas. 14 days until FOUR days of heaven. Four days we have been salivating over since Savello topped off a fantastic day for the Irish on Cheltenham Gold Cup day 2014. Cheltenham 2015! It’s almost here! But whilst we are in a perpetual state of…

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What we learned from the weekend: 14th & 15th February…

As much as I’m a fan of AP McCoy (he’s a living legend, right?) I wasn’t planning on jumping on the ‘AP McCoy on tour‘ ‘see him before he retires‘ bandwagon. That’s going on elsewhere, you can’t really avoid it, you don’t need me to shove it down your throats as well. Unfortunately my hand…

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What we learned from the weekend: 7th & 8th February…

Well…um…AP McCoy only went and bloody announced his retirement!! In the long history of our sport that one moment on Saturday, in the aftermath of an eventful Game Spirit Chase, has to go down as one of the defining ‘where were you when…‘ moments. I’ve personally known nothing else in my time as a racing…

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What we learned from the weekend: 31st January & 1st February…

  Well that was a muddy old weekend!! I’ve been discussing it quite a bit with NTF members recently and I think Ffos Las on Saturday proved the point well; there needs to be a going description below Heavy. Very Heavy will do. It’s not rocket science. Ffos Las wasn’t Heavy. It was clearly worse…

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