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Archive for March 2017

Cleeve member selections – Saturday 1st April

Hi everyone, Make sure you’re glued to the television tomorrow as I will be having my first ride in the Lincoln on Fatbellygutbucket. Unfortunately I am putting up 2 stone overweight an I have been told that if my mount gets tired, I have get off and walk him over the line. The stewards have also…

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Cleeve member selection – Thursday 29th March

Hi everyone, Saturday continued our wretched run of luck with our 3 selections giving us 2 placed EW and a loser. We did come out just in front, so no damage done and if we can manage this with bad luck just think what we will do when it turns. National Hunt racing is not of…

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Cheltenham Festival Review – selections performance

Hi there, It’s a bit later than promised, but here is the ‘warts and all’ review of how every selection that we had fared at the Festival. It certainly felt painful, and it cost us money. With everything now so ‘Cheltenham-centric’ it can feel that a bad festival equals a bad season. Four days is…

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Cleeve members selections – 25th March

Hi everyone, well we are in that no mans land part of the season between Cheltenham and Aintree, where all the major stars are either recovering from their exertions at Cheltenham or having their final prep workouts for Aintree. We have analysed races from Newbury and Kelos where there is a marked difference in ground conditions,…

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Cleeve’s weekly look at the racing news

Entries debate continues to roar after the festival. After four days of unbelievably exciting racing, many debates have been thrown up which look to make changes to entries before next year’s showpiece. One of the big discussion points surrounds how many entries a single horse should be allowed (but how are we going to Play…

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Cleeve antepost selections – Grand National

Ante Post Grand National 2017 He everyone, believe it or nor not the Grand National is now only just over two weeks away and the bookies will be rubbing their hands at stuffing their tills with all the housewifes £1 ews and their children’s favourite silks colours selections. The race has changed over recent years…

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Weekly notebook horses – w/e 20th March

SKY KHAN (8-y-o gelding) Trainer: Lucinda Russell Ran in a very competitive handicap on Saturday where he definitely ran better than his price would’ve suggested. Settled out the back for the majority of the race and passed a plethora of beaten horses to end up finishing in fifth place. He seemed to handle the conditions on offer…

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Cleeve Member selections – Saturday 18th March

Hi there, So the curtain comes down on another great festival! The first race of the day saw Baupame run a brave race to come third in the Triumph. Ruby rode him with plenty of confidence off the pace and produced him between the last two and for a moment I thought he could give…

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Cleeve Member selections – Cheltenham Festival day 4

Hi there, After a fairly dismal day two it looked as though day three might be going the same way but two placed horses in the handicap chase while not exactly snatching victory from the jaws of defeat at least brought a little respectability to the day, and gives us a fighting chance of coming…

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Cleeve members selections – Cheltenham Day 3

Hi everyone, There’s no getting away from the fact it was a pretty rubbish day all round , but its a fine line between winning and losing in this game and we only missed out on what would have been a very profitable day today in 2 photo finishes by a nose and a head. We…

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