Monthly Archives: October 2015

What we learned from the weekend: 24th & 25th October…

Now that was a serious weekend of National Hunt racing! BANG! Cheltenham’s Showcase meeting. WALLOP! Aintree’s Old Roan Chase day. If that double dunter didn’t get you’re jumping juices flowing then I suggest you pack up your bags now and leave. Go on, get out! Seriously though that was a brilliant weekend of the National…

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What we learned from the weekend: 17th & 18th October…

I think the main thing learned from this weekend was that moving the Persian War Chepstow meeting forward two weeks and pushing the Cheltenham Showcase meeting back a week has left a little bit of a gap, in terms of quality, in the early National Hunt skirmishes. Don’t get me wrong there was plenty of…

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

After ‘The DOJ’ (Drop Out Joe) did the business at Chepstow last weekend and was then subsequently walloped with a 10lb raise (Ouch! bit drastic!) my initial ‘Three well-handicapped National Hunt…‘ post is now a man light (DOJ could still potentially win from that mark but he certainly isn’t anywhere near as well-handicapped as he…

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What we learned from the weekend: 10th & 11th October…

As rock god Paul Stanley of Kiss once famously sang… “I know life sometimes can get tough! And I know life sometimes can be a drag! But people, we have been given a gift, we have been given a road And that road’s name is… NATIONAL HUNT RACING!!” Well he actually said the road’s name…

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NTF Munster National Analysis: The Dosage & Trends Assault!

The Munster National. Like it’s Kerry National dance partner it’s again one of those early season races that isn’t quite strong enough to add to the full NTF subscription service but does serve it’s own purpose for me in that I can use it to get my eye in for the season ahead. This is…

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What we learned from the weekend: 3rd & 4th October…

I’ve been soaked to the skin these last couple of days whilst walking the NTF hounds…and I love it! That mixed with the trees all shedding their leaves are the sure signs that big things are about to happen. Big things such as National Hunt 2015/16 starting to kick into party mode! The facts are that…

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