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Red Bull Air Race - Ascot Racecourse - 14-16 August 2015

The Friday of the event didn’t bode well for the weekend’s racing with the weather curtailing all chances of practice runs for the pilots, and indeed threatening their chances at even arriving at the location. 464 more words


Betfair Chase

After a crackingweek at Cheltenham last week the National Hunt bandwagon rolls on with the showpiece chase of the day : The Betfair Chase. I always remember how awesome Kauto Star was in this when he won it for the final time, he murdered them in a performance that will always stay with me, he was magnificent that day! 431 more words


If ITV Give us Lemons

Keith Lemon (above) ITV’s Morning Line Presenter?

A few little comments on the weeks racing before I select today’s bets.

a) Are we heading towards  an era of superstar national hunt horses as stated in the Racing Post or are the top horses looking better than they should due to only being in a couple (majority in one) of top stables and therefore kept away from competing against one another… 659 more words

Revitalised Cue Card can thwart Conti

The impressive way Cue Card repelled all challenges at Wetherby 3 weeks ago suggests he can thwart Silviniaco Conti’s bid for a 3rd Betfair Chase at Haydock today. 107 more words

Racing Previews

Saturday's horse racing tips

Saturday’s horse racing tips

Lingfield 12:50

Absolutely bolted up on debut, has a good breeding, I’m just hoping this extra furlong ain’t no bother. … 144 more words


Winterbottom Stakes - Ascot - tips

Seems to be a pretty quiet day in the Eastern States metropolitan meets, but Ascot from WA has two good Group Ones for the day with the Winterbottom Stakes and Railway Stakes – so our attentions are heading west. 169 more words

Sports Banter

Fun Boy Three

Good end to the week with the cards from Ascot and Haydock today with the same venues plus Huntingdon tomorrow.

Shades of the old ITV7 on Saturday as the cameras go to seven races from Ascot and Haydock. 150 more words