April Sporting Events - The Grand National

The Grand National is a National Hunt horse race, regarded as the ultimate challenge of horse and rider, held annually at Aintree Racecourse in… 916 more words

The Lighter Side

2015 Ante Post selections

Hi and welcome to my football and horse racing tipping blog. Today’s post marks my first published piece on WordPress following my brief spell on Blogger. 1,387 more words

Horse Racing

MARCH 25: Stunning steeplechase winner

ON THIS DATE in 1938, seventeen-year-old Bruce Hobbs rode his mount, Battleship, to victory in the prestigious Grand National steeplechase. A 40-to-one longshot, Hobbs and Battleship edged an Irish horse, Royal Danieli, by a head in a thrilling finish at England’s Aintree Racecourse. 94 more words

4Creative Grand National recorded at Abbey Road

I recently composed & orchestrated the score for 4Creative’s new animated campaign for the Grand National which will be showing on Channel 4 until 11th April. 45 more words


Weekend Round-up

Cheltenham is over, and one could feel a bit empty, but the racing world never sleeps! So let’s have a quick round-up of what happened this last weekend. 372 more words


Interview, Peggy Heriot (the day Marilyn Monroe came to Lewes)

Marilyn Monroe, Margaret Rutherford and the Crazy Gang

“I was born Peggy Rees and brought up in Lewes with my two sisters, on a lone house up a track, built by a man with TB on what is now Gundreda Road. 1,035 more words

Viva Lewes Writing

Rovers on rebound run under Clarke

I’m old enough now to be able to draw comparisons in sport going back 40 years. As a boy I lived within an hour or so of several Football League teams, and birthday presents often included a ticket to an attractive game. 620 more words