Ffos Las 4:50 - National Hunt Flat Race, 1m7f182y - Class 6 A couple of interesting newcomers here, notably David Pipe's Duc De Beauchene who cost a cool 145k as a 3 year old. The form pick is clearly Absolute Power trained by Rebecca Curtis, who has placed on both of his starts. This 6 … Continue reading Wednesday 1st March
Hereford 4:20 - 3m1f44y Class 3 Novice Handicap Tom George's lightly raced eight year old, Wild West Wind, won nicely on his chase debut at Wincanton. This winning pointer should now appreciate the step up in trip and has won on testing ground before albeit over hurdles. WWW will need to be progressive though as … Continue reading Tuesday 7th February
Two interesting runners at Leicester tomorrow: 3:40 - 2m6f151y Class 3 Novice Handicap Chase Philip Hobbs' 7 year old Ten Sixty, out of Presenting, makes his second start over fences tomorrow. He disappointed with his jumping first time out over fences despite being sent off favourite here at Leicester. Ten Sixty has won at Leicester albeit over hurdles … Continue reading Wednesday 1st February
Exeter 3:50 - Class 4 Maiden Hurdle 2m175y An interesting runner at Exeter for champion trainer Paul Nichols. Contre Tous, owned by the same connections of Top Ville Ben, the Million In Mind partnership (who sell all of their horses in May) would love to see an early return. Contre Tous has come from France … Continue reading Tuesday 17th January
Top Ville Ben won in impressive fashion today at Leicester for Nicky Henderson. Making his hurdles debut after winning a point to point and bumper first time out, he at times jumped big but went clear after 3 out and won by an impressive 7 lengths. It's likely that we will see TVB back on … Continue reading Top ‘Class’ Ville Ben
Lingfield 2:30 - Class 4 Handicap Hurdle 2m Seamus Mullins' gelding was due to run last week at Lingfield but the meeting fell foul to the overnight frost. Steel City, a nine year old grey gelding trained by Seamus Mullins, finished 3rd over course and distance last month. The winner Pure Vision has since gone on … Continue reading Can he Steel it? (take 2)
at the start of the season I listed Monbeg Aquadude as one to follow. Chepstow - 2:00, 2m3f100y, Class 4 Handicap Hurdle Monbeg Aquadude won his point to point last season at Roscommon beating a horse called River Wylde on the line. River Wylde has gone onto win a bumper and a maiden hurdle in impressive … Continue reading One to follow….