rss

Category: Horse racing tips

0

Prendergast is optimistic Madhmoon can cure that family Derby itch

• Father Paddy just missed out at Epsom in 1960• Madhmoon was fourth in 2,000 GuineasIf Madhmoon wins the Derby a week on Saturday, it will be a victory more than half a century in the making. The sturdy colt is trained in Ireland by Kevin Prendergast,…

0

Talking Horses: Frankel’s jockey Tom Queally seeks to end winnerless run

Jockey who partnered the greatest Flat racehorse has since fallen from favour and hasn’t had a winner since DecemberThe Tin Man enlivens Monday night’s card at Windsor by making his seasonal reappearance there. He’s a really likeable veteran sprinter w…

0

Davy Russell makes a breakthrough in Grand Steeplechase de Paris

• Jockey realises ambition with victory on chance ride Carriacou• Willie Mullins’ five runners eclipsed by French-trained winnerThe fruitful autumn of Davy Russell’s career continued as he rode Carriacou to win the Grand Steeplechase de Paris, the Fren…

0

Sir Michael Stoute is all smiles as Mustashry lifts Newbury’s Lockinge

• Six-year-old aimed at Royal Ascot following Group One victory• Willie Mullins gains big Auteuil win with Benie Des DieuxIn common with the Eurovision Song Contest the Lockinge Stakes is always great fun but seldom has long-term implications and shoul…

0

Sir Michael Stoute is all smiles as Mustashry lifts Newbury’s Lockinge

• Six-year-old aimed at Royal Ascot following Group One victory• Willie Mullins gains big Auteuil win with Benie Des DieuxIn common with the Eurovision Song Contest the Lockinge Stakes is always great fun but seldom has long-term implications and shoul…

0

Talking Horses: bank on Laurens to land the Group One Lockinge

Karl Burke-trained filly has proved a reliable prospect at the highest level and should shine in the feature race at NewburyThis year’s Lockinge Stakes may not be full of top-class horses but it poses as tricky a puzzle for punters as almost any handic…

0

Talking Horses: Stradivarius looks to find right tune in Yorkshire Cup

Stradivarius, one of the best stayers of recent years, makes his five-year-old debut on the KnavesmireJohn Gosden had a mixed afternoon on the Knavesmire on Thursday, as Lah Ti Dar scraped home by a neck at 1-3 in the Middleton Stakes, half an hour bef…

0

Talking Horses: now or never for Too Darn Hot to contest Classic at York

The colt has already missed his intended return at Newbury but will finally make his three-year-old debut in the Dante StakesToo Darn Hot, who finished his juvenile career as the highest-rated two-year-old since Frankel in 2010, will finally make his t…

0

Talking Horses: O’Leary exit is biggest blow for jump racing in decades

The loss of one of the biggest owners in the game is arguably the first truly significant setback for National Hunt racing since its bandwagon started to roll in the mid-80sToo big, some said of Michael O’Leary’s Gigginstown Stud racing operation. Too …

0

Talking Horses: Heart attacks can’t stop Britain’s best-known bookie

‘I took two paracetamol and got on with it,’ said Barry Dennis after heart scare at Lingfield on Good FridayBarry Dennis has tried to retire twice, that I know of, and yet Britain’s best-known bookmaker, now 78, was still to be found by his joint at Li…

0

Aidan O’Brien wins Derby trial at Leopardstown with ‘lazy’ Broome

• ‘He’s not slow, just lazy,’ says trainer after colt’s laboured win• O’Brien still expects Broome to form part of his Epsom team“He’s not slow, he’s just lazy,” was the interesting line of defence taken by Aidan O’Brien after his Broome ground his way…

0

Talking Horses: Sanaadh can come in under radar in wide-open Victoria Cup

Michael Wigham’s runner has impressed on his last two starts on the all-weather and is the pick of a crowded fieldWith pace in stalls one and 20 and previous winners from low, middle and high draws in the last 15 years with cut in the ground, there is …

0

Talking Horses: Willie Mullins can lift Chester Cup with Whiskey Sour

Willie Mullins’ gelding is impressively consistent, a former Grade One winner over hurdles and has been in fine form already this springIt has been a wet and chilly week at Chester thus far, but the forecast is marginally better for the final day of th…

0

Talking Horses: Circus Maximus to strengthen O’Brien’s Derby challenge

Aidan O’Brien runner can prove a credible Epsom candidate in waiting with victory in the Dee Stakes at ChesterThe major winners on the first day of the Chester May meeting, Sir Dragonet and Mehdaayih, both looked like very credible Group One winners at…

0

Sir Dragonet sets Derby poser for Aidan O’Brien with Chester Vase rout

• Sir Dragonet second-favourite for Epsom after eight-length win• But trainer would need to select him for supplementary entryWhen Sir Dragonet walked on to a horsebox for the short trip to Tipperary racecourse on 25 April even the most devoted followe…

0

Talking Horses: Derby hustle and bustle suits Line Of Duty to the letter

Trainer Charlie Appleby believes the colt, who is heading to York for the Dante Stakes, needs a little drama to stay interestedA horse with trouble concentrating may be just the type to give Godolphin a second consecutive Derby, according to the traine…

0

Talking Horses: big week for young trainers aiming stars at the Derby

Ed Walker and Charlie Fellowes appear to have serious Derby hopes for the first time but this week will put both to the testIt’s a huge week for two of the younger, up-and-coming British trainers hoping to find themselves with the first credible Derby …

0

Talking Horses: Tapering rails can prevent 2,000 Guineas track bias

Rails on both sides could be used to guide runners towards the centre of the course and ensure a fair race for the ClassicNothing does this punter’s head in more than trying to predict where the field will go in the major straight-course races. Will th…

0

Aidan O’Brien doubles up in Guineas then confirms Japan’s Derby route

• O’Brien has Guineas clean sweep with Hermosa in 1,000• Japan to have Derby prep in Chester’s Vase, says trainerThe Derby is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights following the trainer’s fourth clean sweep of the Guineas here but he warned that Japan, widely seen…

0

Aidan O’Brien doubles up in Guineas then confirms Japan’s Derby route

• O’Brien has Guineas clean sweep with Hermosa in 1,000• Japan to have Derby prep in Chester’s Vase, says trainerThe Derby is in Aidan O’Brien’s sights following the trainer’s fourth clean sweep of the Guineas here but he warned that Japan, widely seen…