Category Archives: The Racing Week That Was

The Racing Week That Was 14-7-19

8-7-19 Monday, we start at Roscommon. There was a double for Jessica Harrington with Justina and Calling Time. At Ayr, there was a double for Galaxy Horse Racing Syndicate winning jockey Donagh O'Connor on board Kinch and Nigg Bay. At Worcester, there was a brace for the Brace family as Jockey Connor Brace and trainer…
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The Racing Week That Was 7/7/19

1-7-19 Monday, we start at Windsor it was a very taking performance by Dream Kart winning by six lengths for Silvestre De Sousa and Mark Johnston. At Wolverhampton, there was a great day for our former winning jockey Sean Davis who enjoyed a memorable first career treble at mammoth odds of 7,955-1 at Wolverhampton, featuring two big-priced…
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John McCririck Remembered 7-7-19

John McCririck’s death at the age of 79 made me remember happy times learning my racing trade. Big Mac divided opinion however as a young racing enthusiast, he brought the betting ring to life for me. McCririck was far more knowledgeable then he got credit for. McCririck learned there was more money in adopting the persona of…
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Stanhope Wins At Bellewstown in Dead Heat Thriller 4/7/19

We headed back to Bellewstown bleary-eyed and in buoyant mood following Mokhalad's victory the previous night.  It was the turn of Stanhope to show his stuff. Stanhope had been pleasing us the last few weeks, he ran a very good race at Down Royal two Saturdays ago. The form has been franked since by our…
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