Monthly Archives: November 2016

What we learned from the weekend: 26th & 27th November…

Native River on his way to Hennessy glory. The Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury is probably one of my favorite handicaps of the season. The large field and end to end gallop involving a large slice of second season staying chasers makes it a fantastic race to get involved in from a punting perspective and…

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What we learned from the weekend: 18th, 19th & 20th November…

Paul Nicholls. Owning the Haydock chases since 2012. This National Hunt season just continues to build and build! Last weekend we had… Cue Card sauntering to his third Betfair Chase in commanding style. Coneygree making a satisfactory (?) return in the same race. Yanworth digging out a battling win over the dogged Lil Rockerfeller in…

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What you should have learned from the 2016 Cheltenham Open Meeting…

R.I.P grey boy… Well no doubt that was one hell of an emotional weekend of racing… Three days of epic racing over the demanding undulations of Prestbury Park. The legend that is Sprinter Sacre retired, safe and sound to live out his days basking in the glory of his many top-flight victories. Quickly followed, unfortunately,…

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What we learned from the weekend: 5th & 6th November…

  Valseur Lido. A contender for Gold Cup glory in March? We may still be suffering from faster than expected ground, resulting in smaller fields and multiple non-runners, but boy was that a jam packed weekend of racing just past! I could barely catch my breath on Saturday! Rain did materialise at some tracks over the…

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What we learned from the weekend: 29th & 30th October…

Irish Cavalier lands the Charlie Hall spoils.  Now we’re cooking! The Charlie Hall Chase may have served up a disappointing (?) performance from Cue Card and a somewhat surprising (?) victory from Irish Cavalier but nevertheless it’s always a race that tells us the jumping game is well and truly back and stoked up for…

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