Tips, Comments & Feature Articles
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For major international events we will have a preview of all Group 1 races. Then, post-race, check back for a summary of how the race was run and won, which horses performed well and which ones could have done better.
Irish Guineas Weekend: Stay Cool On Sunday
As was the case with the Derrinstown Stud Derby Trial previewed by John Ingles a fortnight ago, Aidan O’Brien is responsible for half of the eight runners declared for the Irish 2000 Guineas.
- 21 May
Angel Solid But Profitable Can Fly High Too
Having backed Midterm and So Mi Dar ante-post for the Derby and Oaks I’m hardly in love with the game at the moment, but I do know one of the best things about betting on horse racing is how quickly things can change for the better, as well as for the worst.
- 20 May
The Nutcracker Set To Fly Fresh
Promising sprinter The Nutcracker steps out on debut for the Patrick Shaw stable this evening and is expected to make his presence felt in the seventh event.
- 14 May
Sectional Preview: 2016 York Dante Meeting
The majority of accepted trials for the classics at Epsom this year have been unsatisfactory and/or underwhelming affairs, but we could well have a couple of genuinely informative ones at York this week.
- 12 May
York Dante Meeting 2016: Day One Preview
The highlight of the first day of York's Dante Meeting on Wednesday is the Group 2 Duke of York Stakes over six furlongs, which is often a port of call for some of the top sprinters on the way to Royal Ascot next month.
- 12 May
Chester Clues: Four Things To Watch Out For This Week
Chester is arguably one of Britain's most unique courses and, hot on the heels of the Guineas, there will be Classic clues, one of the biggest staying handicaps of the year and a whole host of Marwan Koukash runners.
- 5 May
Punchestown Festival 2016: Day One Preview
Trainer Willie Mullins is chasing a fourth success in the Grade 1 Boylesports Champion Chase and there's no doubt that the race revolves around his classy chaser Vautour.
- 26 Apr
Cheltenham Festival: Five Key Clashes For Thursday's Racing
In the good old days, the ones with woollen racing colours and no social media, the Pertemps Network Final was a colossal guessing game based on the level at which the main contenders had been ‘trying’ in the months before the race.
- 17 Mar
Cheltenham Festival Day One: The Power Of Pantomime
In the first of his daily Cheltenham previews, chief correspondent Jamie Lynch examines the dramatic course of events during rehearsals for the Champion Hurdle cast and the leading lady who now finds herself centre stage.
- 15 Mar
No Need To Chase In The Last
Talented four-year-old Chase appears well placed to make a winning return when due to contest the final event at Singapore this evening.
- 5 Mar
Royal Ruler To Bounce Back
Promising four-year-old Royal Ruler appears set to bounce back from his disappointing display last start and make amends in the final event at Singapore this evening.
- 29 Feb
Time For More Of That
No More Heroes might have been an unlucky loser in last year’s Albert Bartlett Novices’ Hurdle.
- 29 Feb
A La Set For Victory
Talented four-year-old A La Victory appears well placed to make a winning return when set to line up in the seventh event at Kranji this evening.
- 12 Feb