Hello again, Given the proximity of the Cheltenham Festival it’s not a bad Saturday’s racing with a quartet of decent handicap chases to target at Newbury, Doncaster and Kelso. The bookies certainly took their time this afternoon in producing prices for tomorrow’s big races. At 3.45 this afternoon half of the firms hadn’t got any…

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With Cheltenham looming ever larger on the horizon, most of the form that matters already logged in the book and running plans, at least in some cases, firmed up, now seems like the opportune moment to take a spin through the Festival ante-post markets and nail down a few bets at attractive prices. We are…

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We’re going to be very busy in the weeks ahead. The Cheltenham, Aintree, Punchestown and Fairyhouse spring-time festivals are all within touching distance now and we’ll be heavily involved in all of that action. But for now we’re experiencing a slight lull. .. we’re getting a lot of small field conditions races at the weekends…

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I hope at least some of you took the opportunity to back Coneygree at 33/1 for the Gold Cup last Friday. It proved to be a smart move. The horse won Saturday’s Denman Chase at Newbury in fine style and now connections are talking very seriously about sending him for the Gold Cup rather than…

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Hello again, We are not exactly spoilt for choice with races that have a desirable betting shape this weekend. However there are some interesting Festival trials being run at Newbury which should prove informative… but they don’t appeal as betting heats. We do have a couple of handicaps to attack at the Newbury meeting, the Betfair…

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