Monthly Archives: September 2015

NTF Weekend Notes: Future pointers for your notebook…

Saturday’s Market rasen card was much more like it for us jumping fans. A couple of Listed Handicaps, a Class two juvenile and a solid supporting card that allowed us to get our whistles well and truly whetted! The Racing FX Prelude Chase was a particular delight as it contained no less than seven horses…

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Three well-handicapped National Hunt horses that you need on your side…

It has begun. The behind the scenes work has shifted momentum and I’m now started to be consumed by NTF. There isn’t all that much left, on the race analysis front, for Badly Drawn Horse (BDH) and as such I’m deeply (very deeply) engrossed in reviewing and updating my National Hunt notes. One of the…

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NTF 2015 Kerry National Analysis: The Dosage & Trends Assault!

Well it’s safe to say it’s been pretty moist at Listowel this week!?! They’ve already lost the last two days of their magnificent seven day festival but fingers crossed they are all good to go for Wednesday’s card. At the time of writing the word is positive anyway so let’s hope it stays that way…

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NTF Jockeywatch: The New Breed…

Three up-and-coming National Hunt Jockeys you should have on your radar… This National Hunt season is going to be different. One man has dominated the Champion Jockey standings for the past 20 seasons. That man was AP McCoy. That man no longer rides racehorses for a living. (He instead writes books called Narrowing The Field!…

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What does the 2015/16 National Hunt Season have in store for us?

There is definitely a bit of a chill in the air these days. I’ve switched from shorts and t-shirt for the morning dog walk to a comfy fleece and a pair of waterproof trousers. And I LOVE IT! For me that is on of the rock hard signs that the jumping game is getting warmed up…

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