Sunday, January 24, 2021
TIGER ROLL NEEDS SUN TO RECOUP FORM

TIGER ROLL NEEDS SUN TO RECOUP FORM

Quote: 'I’m sure they will get him back in good shape. He will be a better horse - when he has some sun on his back' - jockey Davy Russell By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Davy Russell who fractured his vertebrae...

Obituary – Capt. Jim Wilson, trainer over five decades, dies aged 94

Quote: 'It didn't take long to 'warm the cockles' as Capt. Jim poured me a dram of whisky - and cup of tea - in the lounge of his cottage set in the English countryside'. By Andrew Atkinson Captain Jim...
Aintree Grand National winner Tiger Roll enjoys day at the beach

Aintree Grand National winner Tiger Roll enjoys day at the beach

By Andrew Atkinson Fifteen horses from the stables of leading County Meath Ireland based trainer Gordon Elliott enjoyed a morning out at Mornington Beach, including Envoi Allen, twice Aintree Grand National winner Tiger Roll and Abacadabras. Elliott reported the death of...

Trainer Nick over the moon with Eagle Ridge win

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Nick Alexander is looking ahead to February to saddle Eagle Ridge again - after winning at Musselburgh on New Year's day. "New Year’s day at Musselburgh was very different this year - but I was still over...
Harry Cobden: completed fromthehorsesmouth.info 33-1 Kempton treble on Mcfabulous.

KEMPTON PARK 33-1 TREBLE

It's Mcfabulous for fromthehorsesmouth.info punters! By Andrew Atkinson Mcfabulous completed a fromthehorsesmouth.info 33-1 treble at Kempton Park on Saturday when landing the Grade 2 Dornan Engineering Relkeel Hurdle over 2m 5f, under jockey Harry Cobden. Trained by Paul Nicholls seven-year-old Mcfabulous...

Trainer Kirby’s largest team of runners in one day hit by snow!

By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE Race entries at Newcastle were affected by the snowfall on roads with many horses scheduled to go to post declared non-runners on Friday. "The horrendous conditions en route to Newcastle resulted in so many non-runners- including ours...
Al Boum Photo back-to-back Cheltenham Gold Cup wins in 2019 and 2020.

RACING CONTINUES IN BRITAIN

'We have to be realistic that it is likely only small numbers of people will be present' - Ian Renton, Regional director of the Jockey Club and responsible for staging the Cheltenham Festival Epsom, Leicester, Newcastle, Windsor and...
Cheers: Trainer Phil celebrates Mr Carbonator New Year's day win. Photo: Pippa Kirby

Phil’s under starters ‘orders’ at The Green Oak!

By Andrew Atkinson When it came to Christmas presents 2020 Pippa Kirby - wife of trainer Phil - based at Green Oaks Farm stables in Richmond, North Yorkshire, she planned more than under starters 'orders'! "It was the best kept secret...
Speredek: Some great days, said trainer Nigel Hawke.

Speredek to be retired

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Nigel Hawke has announced that 10-year-old Speredek will be retired after a fall at Sandown Park on January 2, that led to concerns for its life after covers were placed in situ. "Speredek is home after giving...
John Gosden: Hidden Breeze fromthehorsesmouth.info tip.

It’s a ‘breeze’ as fromthehorsesmouth.info lands 138-1 Lingfield accumulator: £408 Yankee

By Andrew Atkinson John Gosden trained Hidden Breeze (4-5) won the Betway Class 5 Novice Stakes over 6f to complete a fromthehorsesmouth.info 138-1 four-horse accumulator at Lingfield Park on Saturday. Hidden Breeze, ridden by Nick Mackay, gained a 2 3/4 lengths...
Commanche Red: fallen out of love with racing.

Gordon waiting for better ground for Mellow Ben as stablemate Commanche Red falls out...

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Chris Gordon based at Morestead Stables in Winchester, Hampshire, is waiting for better ground after Mellow Ben finished fourth in the Ladbrokes 3 miles Handicap Chase at Kempton, with stablemate Commanche Red pulled-up. "We had a couple...
Yearlings formerly in Blue Spinnaker's care 'doing well'

Yearlings formerly in Blue Spinnaker’s care ‘doing well’

By Andrew Atkinson Following the sad death of veteran retired racehorse Blue Spinnaker trainer Mick Easterby has reported an update on the yearlings that were in his care. "They are doing well and will hopefully all make a full recovery," said...

Haydock Park abandoned due to four inches of snow and rain

By Andrew Atkinson Haydock Park's meeting December 30 has been called off - 48 hours in advance following heavy rain - and four-inches of snow falling! "Unfortunately due to four inches of snow overnight and substantial rain on Boxing Day racing...
Always Tipsy: Broke shoulder at Musselburgh.

Always Tipsy suffers fatal injury at Musselburgh in William Hill Handicap Hurdle

By Andrew Atkinson suffered a fatal injury at Musselburgh on December 22 after falling in the William Hill Handicap Hurdle. "I am extremely sorry to report that we lost Always Tipsy when he broke his shoulder at the third last hurdle...
Altior returns in Desert Orchid Chase

Altior returns in Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton Park

By Andrew Atkinson Altior is set to return to action in the Grade 2 Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton Park on December 27. "I have no worries about the ground. He will run, he has to. Soft ground at Sandown and...
Epatante faces big test in Christmas Hurdle after Fighting Fifth Hurdle win.

Epatante test against Goshen, Sceau Royal and Silver Streak in Ladbrokes Christmas Hurdle

By Andrew Atkinson Champion Hurdler Epatante - winner of the Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle in November - is set to run in the Ladbrokes Hurdle (Grade 1) on Boxing Day. "She is all set to go - this was always...
Raz De Maree 2017 winner

Chepstow Coral Welsh Grand National expected to be heavy going

By Andrew Atkinson Chepstow stage the Coral Welsh Grand National on Sunday (December 27) on what is expected to be heavy going - having been postponed four times in a decade, due to waterlogging and snowfall. "I don't think there should...
Nicky Henderson trained Santini

Henderson trained Santini joins King George VI Boxing Day party!

By Andrew Atkinson Nicky Henderson trained Santini has been supplemented at £5,000 to run in the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase at Kempton Park on Boxing Day: We've joined the party! "We're going to join the party. We're up for it...

Christmas snuffed out is heartbreaking and cruel

Christmas was offering a ray of hope to so many people this year and for that to be snuffed out is heartbreaking and cruel - trainer Nick Alexander By Andrew Atkinson With racing returning back to behind closed doors -...
Aidan O'Brien

O’Brien notches up third win in Longines Hong Kong Vase in Sha Tin with...

By Andrew Atkinson Aidan O'Brien trained Mogul, ridden by Ryan Moore, notched up a third victory in the Longines Hong Kong Vase in Sha Tin gaining a 3 lengths win over Exultant, with Columbus County, third. "We’re delighted with him. He’s...
Lostintranslation 'Boxing clever' ahead of King George V1

Lostintranslation ‘Boxing clever’ ahead of King George V1

By Andrew Atkinson Lostintranslation's drifting odds of 8-1 for the King George V1 Chase on Boxing Day could be a Christmas cracker of a price - if proven a blip in form was due to muddy going in the Betfair...
Apple's Jade: sold for €530,000 to trainer Gordon Elliott on behalf of Noel and Valerie Moran's Bective Stud. Photo: Twitter.

O’Leary sells Apple’s Jade for €530,000 to trainer Elliott on behalf of Noel and...

By Andrew Atkinson Michael O'Leary has sold mare Apple's Jade for €530,000 to trainer Gordon Elliott on behalf of Noel and Valerie Moran's Bective Stud. Grade 1 winner on 11 occasions Apple's Jade was sold by O'Leary's Gigginstown House Stud at...
Trainer Bernard Llewellyn fined £2,750 after being found in breach of the non-trier rules.

Trainer Llewellyn fined £2,750 in breach of non-trier rules

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Bernard Llewellyn has been fined £2,750 after being found in breach of the non-trier rules by a disciplinary panel, who ruled Triple Nickle was being schooled at Ffos Las in November. "It’s a blot on my character...
Al Dancer who beat Master Tommytucker in October go head-to-head at Cheltenham.

Master Tommytucker and Al Dancer Cheltenham Caspian Caviar Gold Cup Handicap Chase head-to-head

By Andrew Atkinson Paul Nicholls trained Master Tommytucker and Nigel Twiston-Davies trained Al Dancer go to post in the 19 runners Grade 3 Caspian Caviar Gold Cup 2m 4 1/2f Handicap Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday, December 12, having swerved...
Jockey Ben Curtis is set to undergo scans after a fall at Wolverhampton on December 8 that left him and fellow jockey Rob Hornby injured.

‘MIRACLE’ AS CURTIS AND HORNBY TAKE HORROR FALL

Quote: 'Luckily I stayed conscious. Ben took a bad slap and was unconscious - luckily he walked away. Thankfully the horses were fine' - jockey Rob Hornby By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Ben Curtis is set to undergo scans after a...
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