Ratings musings – Sunday 23rd January

Hi everyone, Having looked at the card at Lingfield for today there are some very small fields and there is nothing I feel worthy of having a strong opinion. I think top rated Dashel Drasher in the 3.00 has a decent chance but I am obviously not alone and he has been heavily backed overnight…

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Cleeve members selections – Sunday 23rd January

Good morning everybody, we had four selections on Saturday and here is a short review. Stellar Magic made a serious error at the 2nd flight and never looked comfortable after that, eventually being pulled up before 2 out. Western Victory went off far too quickly and paid the price before 3 out and once headed…

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Cleeve members selections – Saturday 22nd January

Good morning everybody, we had three selections yesterday and here are my thoughts. Legends Ryde did not jump well and was in trouble quite far out and faded into a well beaten 5th. This was very disappointing given that Fantastikas who like Legends Ryde also ran behind L’Homme Presse won later on the card. Cedar…

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Class 2+ Ratings Musings – Saturday 22nd January

Hi everyone, We have had a mare of a time recently with the Ratings Software. Our back-office system is working fine so we still publish all the Class2+ ratings but we wanted to give something extra due to the ratings issues. This is the first post in a new element to the service we are…

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Cleeve members selections – Friday 21st January

Good morning everybody, we had two selections on Wednesday and here is a short review. Hawthorn Cottage could not get a clear lead and was out jumped on numerous occasions by Storm Control. He faded into  well beaten 6thy, maybe the going was too holding for him. Miss Heritage took it up plenty earlier enough…

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The 2022 Dublin Racing Festival – part one

Hi there, The Dublin Racing Festival was created in 2018 when it amalgamated the Irish Champion Hurdle, previously run in late January, with the Irish Gold Cup run in mid-February. There are now 8 Grade One contests over 2 days with a not too shabby 2 million euros up for grabs, this year’s Festival runs…

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Cleeve members selections – Wednesday 19th January

Good morning everybody, we had two selections planned for Monday but the price collapsed on Almufeed leaving just Alexander James. I thought this one was given a poor ride. He tried to make up ground from midfield by going wide from 2 furlongs out and the horse paid the price and faded into 5th. I…

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Cleeve members selections – Monday 17th January

Good Morning everybody, we had two selections on Saturday and here are my thoughts. Marie’s Rock was all but bought down at the 2nd flight and was effectively out of the race from that moment, frustratingly Nicky Henderson’s stable were on fire Saturday with 3 winners. Gericott Rouge travelled through this contest very well and…

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Cleeve members selections – Saturday 15th January

Good Morning everybody, we had two selections on the all-weather Thursday and here is a short review… Broctune Red travelled strongly and looked to be going well 2 furlongs out, he was a little short of room twice, he may have at least placed but was given an easy ride once that clear run was…

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The Dominance Of Irish Trainers

Cleeve have a long-standing relationship with punting professional Andy Gibson. Andy is very well respected in racing circles and he has been a frequent pundit for At the Races and Racing TV, he can also be heard regularly on William Hill Radio. Andy’s consistent success as a professional punter has been built on thirty years of observation, analysis…

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