By Andrew Atkinson Spirit Power followed up a win at Newcastle this month, when winning the racingtv.com Handicap over 5 furlongs at Kempton Park on Saturday, under jockey Jason Hart – the first tip of a 200-1 accumulator! Trained by Eric Alston at Edges Farm stables in Preston, Spirit Power (11-4) tipped to win, was backed from […]
By Andrew Atkinson Lady Buttons trainer Philip Kirby has labelled the Green Oaks Farm, Richmond, Yorkshire stables star a ‘legend’ – after adding to her CV with a memorable performance at Doncaster on Saturday. “We are so proud of this absolutely amazing mare – Lady Buttons,” Kirby told me. Five year old Floressa (11st 2lb), […]
By Andrew Atkinson Eric Alston trained Spirit Power is saddled with top weight of 9st 8lb at Kempton Park on Saturday, having won at Newcastle on January 9. Spirit Power, formerly with Joseph O’Brien, was successful for the first time on grass when winning at Haydock Park at 14-1, selected by fromthehorsesmouth.tips in 2019. Longton, […]
By Andrew Atkinson Nicky Henderson trained Santini (13-8) tipped to win the Paddy Power Cotswold Chase, obliged under jockey Nico De Boinville at Cheltenham on Saturday, over 3m 1f. “It was fairly testing – but that’s how he likes it,” said De Boinville, who gained a 3 1/2 length win, ahead of Bristol De Mai. […]
By Andrew Atkinson Lady Buttons (2.40) is back – and the public’s favourite is set to continue progress at Doncaster on Saturday – in the 2 miles Hurdle carrying 11st 6lb, under jockey Sean Quinlan. Philip Kirby trained 10 year old Lady Buttons, a course and distance winner, is selected ahead of Nicky Henderson trained […]
By Andrew Atkinson Ok Corral carrying top weight of 11st 12lb and bottom weight Monbeg River, carrying 10st 8lb, are both noted in the Sky Bet Listed Handicap Chase (3.15) over 2 miles and 7 furlongs at Doncaster on Saturday. With the going good to soft, soft in places, 11 year old Monbeg River, trained […]
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DESPITE Cheltenham racecourse ruling out an extension of the annual March four-day Festival, backing in favour has been aired by top trainers. “Cheltenham is the best – win or lose. It’s what we all strive for – the more days the better,” said trainer Colin Tizzard. Toying with an additional day’s racing at the Cheltenham […]
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By Andrew Atkinson Silva Eclipse (4.15) trained by Sue Smith is selected each-way in the Old Boston Handicap Hurdle over 3 miles at Haydock Park, where the going is heavy. Seven year old Silva Eclipse, ridden by Danny Cook, priced at (8-1), ran third of eight at Haydock over 3m on heavy going-soft in places, […]
By Andrew Atkinson Ascot’s showdown between Defi Du Seuil and Un De Sceaux looms on Saturday, where the going is heavy, soft in places, awaiting a head-to-head in the Matchbook Clarence House Chase over 2 miles. Six-year-old Defi Du Seuil, trained by Philip Hobbs and 11-year-old Un De Sceaux, trained by Willie Mullins, have won 30 […]
By Andrew Atkinson Top-weight Definitly Red (2.40) heads a field of 10 for the £75,000 G2 Peter Marsh 3m 1f Handicap Chase at Haydock Park on Saturday, January 18, Peter Marsh Chase Day. Definitly Red (6-1) tipped each way, trained by Brian Ellison and ridden by Henry Brooke, carrying 11st 10lb, raced in the Cheltenham […]
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Racing news. Haydock Park Saturday January 18 – By Andrew Atkinson Haydock Park stages a seven-race card on Saturday, January 18, headlined by two £75,000 contests, including the G2 Peter Marsh Chase (2.40pm) over an extended 3m 1f. First run in 1981, won by Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Little Owl, the Peter Marsh Chase has a […]
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Lady Buttons has been well wrapped up and under heat therapy lights during the cold winter nights at Philip Kirby racing stables. Lady Buttons has been entered to run at the Cheltenham Festival in March – in both the G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase on March 11, over 2m; and Festival Mares Hurdle over […]
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Fingerontheswitch win in £445,631 twelve-horse winning accumulator By Andrew Atkinson Neil Mulholland trained Fingerontheswitch (15-2) was part of a £445,631 twelve-horse winning accumulator on Saturday. Neil (pictured below) based at Conkwell Grange Racing Stables, near Bath in Somerset, saddled Fingerontheswitch to victory at Kempton in the try Unibet Handicap Chase, over 3 miles. Ridden by […]
By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Tom Lacey is eyeing the Aintree Grand National in April after tip Kimberlite Candy won the 3m 5f Contractors Civil Engineering Classic Handicap Chase at Warwick on Saturday. “He’s the finished article now – I think,” said Lacey after Kimberlite Candy’s victory, ahead of Captain Chaos, with Petite Power third, over 22 fences. […]
By Andrew Atkinson Philip Kirby trained Machiavelli – Macho – had a fatal fall, when unseating jockey Tommy Dowson, four out in mid-division, in the Wetherby racing.co.uk Maiden Hurdle C4 over 2 miles at Wetherby on Saturday. Five year old Machiavelli, foaled March 11, 2015, had a debut run at Naas, Ireland, in 2017, when trained […]
By Andrew Atkinson Hawk High (2.15) owned by three-times Aintree Grand National winning-owner Trevor Hemmings, is out to scalp the bookies at Wetherby on Saturday. Trained by Tim Easterby and ridden by Brian Hughes, Hawk High is tipped to win the Wetherby Handicap Chase over 1m 7f. Ten-year old Hawk High, who has raced in […]
By Andrew Atkinson Mick Channon is hoping for better luck – in a bid to score with Hold The Note (1.50) at Warwick on Saturday – after pulling up at Kempton last month. Ex-England and Southampton striker Channon-trained Hold The Note (12-1) tipped each-way, with J. Burke up, was badly hampered, prior to being pulled […]
By Andrew Atkinson Top notch trainer Nicky Henderson is out to prove just that – saddling Top Notch in the Unibet Chase at Kempton Park on Saturday. Ridden by Daryl Jacob, Top Notch (2.05) is 4-5 favourite to land the 2m 4f Class 1 race, with a winning purse of £34,000. Paul Nicholls trained Frodon […]
By Andrew Atkinson Notre Pari, trained by Olly Murphy and ridden by Barry Geraghty and Burrows Edge, trained by Nicky Henderson and ridden by J. McGrath, are tipped to battle it out in the Unibet Lanzarote Handicap at Kempton on Saturday, where the going is soft, good to soft in places. Murphy, who took out […]
By Andrew Atkinson Philip Kirby trained Little Bruce was successful in the North Yorkshire Grand National at Catterick on Thursday under jockey Tommy Dowson. “Little Bruce was a brave winner of the Watt Fences North Yorkshire Grand National for his proud owners, the GPS Partnership,” said trainer Philip. “It will go down as a memorable […]
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Fiddlerontheroof has been cut to 10/1 to win the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle at Cheltenham in March after delivering another commanding victory at the weekend. Colin Tizzard’s promising six-year-old surged home six lengths in front of his closest challenger in the Grade One Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle at Sandown. He relished the soft ground and jumped beautifully […]
By Andrew Atkinson NICKY Henderson could bring the curtain down on the bookies at Sandown Park on Saturday – with Palladium (12.15) – with Nico De Boinville in the saddle. Palladium, overdue a win, having been runner-up three times, and third twice in seven outings, is tipped to land the Unibet Casino Juvenile Hurdle over […]
Andrew Atkinson All-weather race meetings take place at Kempton and Lingfield Park on Saturday – with noted jockey-trainer combinations at both meetings. Trainer Clive Cox saddles Getchagetchagetcha (2.50) at Lingfield, with Alan Kirby up, tipped to land the BetWay Handicap over 1m 4f. The duo head for Kempton, with Notforalongtime (5.40), tipped to win the […]
8-horse accumulator odds of 7,960-1. Goliath Bet (247 bets) returns £1.01475.83 million. By Andrew Atkinson Philip Hobbs trained headlined tip Thyme Hill remains unbeaten over hurdles, after landing the Challow Hurdle at Newbury on Saturday – part of a winning 8-horse accumulator – with a Goliath bet returning a staggering £1 million plus! Thyme Hill […]
By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent Bacardys heads the betting in Saturday’s 100,000€ Frank Ward Memorial Hurdle Group 1 (C1) over 3 miles at Leopardstown. Trained by Willie Mullins, tip Bacardys goes to post 7-4 favourite, with stablemate Penhill (4-1). 2018 winner Apple’s Jade, trained by Gordon Elliott, is 2-1, with Harry Fry trained Unowhatimeanharry, ridden […]
By Andrew Atkinson Thyme Hill is tipped to land Newbury’s £45,000 Betway Grade One Challow Novices’ Hurdle over 2m 4f on Saturday, where the going is soft, with champion jockey Richard Johnson up. “Thyme Hill’s hurdling career couldn’t have started any better. And he’s probably the best of our Novices this season,” said trainer Philip […]
By Andrew Atkinson Allmankind gained his third win, from three outings over hurdles, when winning the Grade 1 Coral Finale Juvenile Hurdle, under Harry Skelton at Chepstow. Allmankind, 11-10 favourite, fromthehorsesmouth.tips selection, is priced at 8-1 for the Triumph Hurdle – slicing the odds in half. “It was a magic ride by Harry. He said […]
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fromthehorsesmouth.tips each-way selections placed: *Truckers Lodge (10-1), *Yala Enka (8-1), *The Two Amigos (8-1) By Andrew Atkinson Jonathan Davies’s co-owned Potters Corner won the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow on Friday – with fromthehorsesmouth.tips each-way selections all placed in the 17 runners field. Potters Corner gained victory ahead of Truckers Lodge (10-1) with Yala […]
Heinz 57 and Lucky 63 fromthehorsesmouth.tips pays 33,628-1 Bookies hit for 6 in Boxing Day fromthehorsesmouth.tips 9,652-1 accumulator Kempton 165-1 fromthehorsesmouth.tips treble Wetherby fromthehorsesmouth.tips 58-1 treble. Patent pays 287-1 By Andrew Atkinson HONEST Vic’s win in the Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle at Kempton Park on Boxing Day KO’d the bookies – one of six Christmas cracker […]
Kirby has bookies on the ropes in Boxing Day treble! By Andrew Atkinson Lord Roccoco, trained by Philip Kirby at Green Oaks Farm stables, Richmond, north Yorkshire, ko’d the bookies – when winning at Sedgefield on Boxing Day under jockey Joe Colliver. 2 x 10 % shares have been on sale in Lord Roccoco, described […]