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Archive for April 2013

Saturday 27th April 2013

Both selections at Sandown disappointed yesterday with Barracuda Boy never really going and maybe lacking fitness and Farraaj fading in the latter stages before being eased down. Riskit Fora Biskit won the sprint well and looks an improver. Tomorrow apart from the selection at Punchestown we will be having our final selections of the extremely…

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Saturday 20th April 2013

I am writing this in New York and decided to only cover two races tomorrow – one at Newbury and the Scottish Grand National at Ayr. I decided not to play at Newmarket and Cheltenham during the week as the form tends to be a bit dodgy at this stage of both seasons. Looking at…

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Saturday 13th April 2013

We will be taking things very quietly whilst the form settles on the Flat and hopefully we can start off with a win in the big sprint at Doncaster tomorrow. There will be little or nothing over jumps until Punchestown in a couple of weeks time.

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Aintree Day 3 – Saturday 6th April 2013

Another terrible day and the first time I have had two blank days at a major Fesitval to add to the frustration Dynaste was going to be a three point win bet until the forecast price put us off. He then drifted out to 5/2+ and won easily. Both McManus horses At Fishers Cross and…

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Aintree Day 2 – Friday 5th April 2013

A poor start to the meeting with none of the selections running well and I think the racing today showed that the form from earlier in the season is questionable. I was impressed with Zarkandar and the New One which fought out a tight finish and it will be interesting to see what distances they…

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Aintree Day 1, Thursday 4th April 2013

A wonderful days racing at Aintree tomorrow with top class action throughout the day and for the first time Channel 4 have the coverage of the National meeting. You will see at the end of the final race where we have selections that I have given my view on the races where we are not…

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