Cleeve member selections – Ebor Festival day 2

Hi there, We were a bit unfortunate to finish the day slightly in the red as Line of Reason ran a fine race to finish 3rd and Sweet Selection also ran creditably to finish 4th, but with 2 non-runners taking the field down to 15 I am not sure whether your bookie will have paid…

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Cleeve Member selections – Ebor Festival day 1

Hi everyone, We are off to York tomorrow for the first day of the Ebor meeting and we have  glorious weather forecast (but I have to wear a shirt and tie in the county stand – who makes these rules??), and it’s a great days racing in prospect. We have 3 juicy each way selections to…

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York Ebor Festival – Ebor Handicap preview

A whopping 173 years since it was first run; the richest flat handicap in Europe is just days away as we head to the Knavesmire for this year’s York Ebor Handicap. We take a look through some of the key contenders entered into this year’s contest to try and point you in the right direction…

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York Ebor Members – test post

Hi everyone, This is a test post for new members who have joined for the York Ebor Festival. If you are reading this you know your membership is set up correctly. The first selections will be posted on Tuesday night and you will receive an email notifying you they are online, we normally aim to…

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York Ebor Festival – Nunthorpe Stakes Preview

Day three of York’s Ebor Meeting sees the sprinters take centre stage with the five furlong renewal of the group one Nunthorpe Stakes, a race that in the past hasn’t just been dominated by British and Irish runners but is a contest that overseas trainers have successfully targeted. Top US trainer Wesley Ward sent Acapulco…

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Cleeve member selections – Saturday 13th August

Hi everyone, A busy day tomorrow as we take a tour round the country with selections from Newmarket, Doncaster and Ripon. We did look at two other races from Newmarket and Newbury but the ratings were tight and we couldn’t find any value in either of the races. And a heads up that it’s York’s Ebor meeting next…

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Cleeve weekly news review

Hi everyone, Her’s a quick look at some of the main stories to hit the racing headlines in the last seven days… The ‘Head Turner’ Returns in Shergar Cup Former leading female rider Hayley Turner marked her return to the saddle with a winner, but it was not enough to prevent the Rest of the World…

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3 Horses to Follow – w/e 7th August

Duretto (4-y-o gelding – Trainer: Andrew Balding) A horse that looked like he would go well at the Shergar Cup meeting and he did just that when finishing second to Mistiroc however punters weren’t best pleased with the ride given to Andrew Balding’s charge. Duretto travelled well entering the home straight and appeared to have plenty left in…

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Cleeve member selections – Saturday 6th August

Hi everyone, Back to normal service tomorrow after the exertions of Goodwood. We ended the meeting in profit (which is what really counts) after an up and down week with a flourish on the Saturday with 7 selections including 1 winner and 4 decent price placed horses that were each way selections. Tomorrow is a busy racing…

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3 Horses to follow from Glorious Goodwood…

Promising (2-y-o, filly – Trainer: Richard Hannon) (Finishing position: 2nd “Markel Insurance Fillies Maiden Stakes” – 6 furlongs) Promising went down by a neck to Perfect Angel by just a neck when making her race course debut in what could potentially work out to be a decent race. She led entering the final furlong and gamely kept trying…

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