Tag Archives: Newmarket

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 »

Guineas Weekend

By | April 30, 2015

Let the real flat season start! Until now, apparently, the flat season doesn’t count. Let me expand. The BHA have decreed that the flat season jockey’s championship begins on Guineas Weekend. It seems crazy that nearly a month of racing doesn’t count towards a title but that’s what has been decided. So onto Guineas Weekend and a look… 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 »

Start collecting art

By | June 28, 2014

I really want to start collecting art and become a Picture Dealer! Yes that was a corny introduction today I admit and I apologise for it. However, the sentiment behind it is that today’s nap is Picture Dealer in the 14.05 at Newcastle. This horse has good fast ground form and this is the first time this season… Read More »