Category Archives: Horse Racing

Fortune Palace is delighted to bring you the expert insight – and random musings! – of one of the racing industry’s top pundits – The General.

Below, you’ll find tips on all aspects of Horse Racing – which horses to back, when to place your bets, how much to bet, and how to get the best odds.

He’ll give you ante-post advice on all the big meetings, including Cheltenham, Royal Ascot and the Grand National. Check back here regularly for the latest Horse Racing tips, and make sure to take his advice early – once word gets out, the prices start to drop!

1, 2 Buckle My Shoe

By | March 6, 2015

1, 2 Buckle My Shoe! It’s ok people, I’m not regressing back to my childhood, I’m just using the famous Nursery Rhyme to tell you that I’m backing 2 horses in the Imperial Cup. The Imperial Cup is a decent handicap over 2m at Sandown. Hopefully there will be sufficient pace in the race to avoid the muddling… Read More »

The Champions – Cheltenham 2015

By | March 4, 2015

We Are The Champions – but for how long? So now we are less than a week away from Cheltenham 2015, I think it would be an opportune time to take a look at the horses who are the current champions and rate their chances of retaining their crowns. Today we shall take a look at: Tuesday –… Read More »

Cheltenham 2015 – How You Doing?

By | March 3, 2015

How You Doing? An Ante-Post Special How you doing? For those old enough to remember those words made famous by Joey in Friends, they will always have a special place, as many of us have used them whilst chatting up a member of the opposite sex. However after Tuesday 10th March, the answer to the question will hopefully… Read More »

Super Saturday Super Yankee

By | December 20, 2014

It’s the final Saturday before Christmas and thoughts turn to the expenses we’ve spent, are still spending and are yet to have spent. So to help ease the burden for you, following on from Mad Friday, this Super Saturday, I have a Super Yankee for us. For those who don’t know, a Super Yankee (also known as a… Read More »

Ante-Post Betting Tutorials

By | November 21, 2014

A new feature we are introducing for this National Hunt season, is a series of Ante-Post Betting Tutorials from our very own betting expert, The General. The General uses all the stats from recent renewals of big races to help to decipher any particular trends or biases that can aid in finding the winners. This style of betting… Read More »

Encore, Encore

By | November 15, 2014

Encore, Encore I hear you all cry as three days of top quality action comes to an end at Cheltenham. Well I’m here to tell you that your wish is my command and I’m expecting us to end with a bang and suggest we back Regal Encore to win the Greatwood Handicap Hurdle! Encore, Encore. Here we have… Read More »

An early Christmas Present

By | November 15, 2014

It’s only 6 weeks to Christmas, and I suggest that we give ourselves an early Christmas Present by backing Present View to win the Paddy Power Gold Cup at Cheltenham. In recent years, this contest has been won by improving, young, classy chasers with previous good form at Cheltenham, who are in the first 4 in the betting.… Read More »

On the wings of an Angel

By | September 26, 2014

It’s the Cambridgeshire Handicap at Newmarket, 35 runners in the race over the unusual distance of 9 furlongs. As I eluded to in mid week I’m expecting the prize to be brought home on the wings of an Angel. And just to make sure I’ve got it right, I’m adding another two to my bow today. With 35… Read More »

More O’Meara Magic

By | September 23, 2014

It’s the Cambridgeshire Handicap this weekend and I think we shall see a case of more O’Meara magic! David O’Meara is a man rapidly moving up the trainer ranks as his recent big race wins with Out Do, G Force and Louis The Pious, have shown. This guy can prepare them for the big day, down to every… Read More »

Ayr Gold Cup – Be my Guest

By | September 19, 2014

It’s the second biggest day of racing North of the Border, with the Ayr Gold Cup taking place. I’m all over this race and have got us an absolute beauty. The clue is in the title of today’s post and the horse is Heaven’s Guest, so I’ll say again, in the Ayr Gold Cup, be my guest and… Read More »