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The Racing Week That Was 12-1-20

6-1-20 Monday, we start at Ayr. The battle for the jockey's championship continued at pace. There was a double for Brian Hughes with Dunly and Castle Rushen. Richard Johnson had struck earlier in the card with Miss Aloud. The bottom line is Hughes is one ahead now. At Chepstow, there were doubles for Robbie Power…
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The Racing Week That Was 5-1-20

30-12-19 Monday, we start at Haydock. As 2019 draws to a close, Haydock racegoers witnessed arguably one of the most unlikely finishes of the decade on Monday, as Buster Edwards came from the clouds to win the Bryn Gates Conditional Jockeys’ Handicap Hurdle for David Pipe. Lord Du Mensil followed up his pre-Christmas win in the Tommy…
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The Racing Week That Was 29-12-19

26-12-19 Thursday, we start at Kempton. Slate House claimed top honours in the Ladbrokes Kauto Star Novices’ Chase for Colin Tizzard. This was a good race Black Op lost little in defeat. I think Black Op looks like a real RSA horse. I can see Slate House going well in an RSA as well. Epatante proved herself…
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The Racing Week That Was 22-12-19

16-12-19 Monday, we start at Naas. A 6/1 treble was completed for Willie Mullins and Paul Townend when Bapaume (5/4 favourite) made light work of the opposition in the Kildare Post & Kildare Now Beginners Chase. Unfortunately, the two fences in the straight were omitted owing to the low-lying sun but given the aptitude, he showed…
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