Tag Archives: York

Epsom Derby The Best of Times

By | May 12, 2015

The Epsom Derby is still the premiere race on the English Flat Racing Calendar. Trends come and go and at the moment, the trend is to have a horse that wins over the sexy distances of 8f to 10f. Why is always a mystery to me. The Epsom Derby represents the hardest test for a thoroughbred. 12f round… Read More »

Van Percy Scores

By | August 23, 2014

Van Percy Scores! Now calm down all you Manchester Utd fans, the Van Percy I’m referring to is the 4yo, trained by A. Balding  who goes in the Tote Ebor at 15.50. Sorry little Mancs. Oh yes it’s the Tote Ebor today, a race full of history, heritage and some heartache. Last year’s race still lives in the… Read More »

Going Fishing

By | July 26, 2014

I’m going fishing today. No not by the lakeside, but I’m, throwing a few lines at the best 2 races of the day and hoping I can catch us a winner or 2. It is a great day’s racing with competitive fields assembled at both Ascot and York and we need to keep our wits about us to… Read More »