Monthly Archives: September 2016

NTF Weekend Notes: Future pointers for your notebook…

Fox Appeal. The one to take from the weekends jumping action… 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! We’ve been starved of decent action…

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

NTD pondering Bally Beaufort’s options for the season ahead…   One of the benefits of my meticulous approach to updating my private notes for the forthcoming season is that I also come across a plentiful supply of horses that I would consider to be ‘well-handicapped’. In other words a horse that is sitting on a mark that I…

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NTF 2016 Kerry National Analysis: The Dosage & Trends Assault!

Who’s in prime position to claim Rogue Angels Kerry crown? It appears it’s that time of year already! Time for the beast of a race that is the Kerry National. 18 runners set to duel it out through the Listowel mud at 4.10pm today in search of the 100k+ pot. As usual I’ve ripped into…

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NTF Jockeywatch: The New Breed…

Johnson. The man they are all trying to catch. Three up-and-coming National Hunt Jockeys you should have on your radar… The top of the National Hunt  jockey’s table has already settled into a familiar format. Richard Johnson sits top of the pile, stealing a march on the others as he attempts to stride onward and…

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What does the 2016/17 National Hunt Season have in store for us?

The kids go back to school this week and, on many levels, that’s bloody fantastic! I’m regularly starting to wear waterproofs on the dogs walks, and I love it!! Mrs NTF is contemplating putting the heating back on, and I couldn’t be happier!!! Crank that boiler back up to full power I say!!!! Why do…

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