Thursday, October 22, 2020
Qatar Goodwood Festival

Qatar Goodwood Festival pilot event cancelled amid COVID-19 concerns

By Andrew Atkinson  From the BHA, RCA and Goodwood The Government has informed racing’s leaders that it has withdrawn permission for a pilot event involving customers to proceed at Goodwood on August 1. The racing on Saturday will continue behind closed doors...
Cartmel's annual race meetings are scheduled during May-August,

CARTMEL STICKY TOFFEE FOR WINNING CONNECTIONS!

Quote: 'We know you all love a party - but please do not come. It may be tempting to say 'let's watch from the woods' - Cartmel General manager Geraldine McKay Quote: 'With racing behind closed doors,  Cartmel...
Glamourius force wins the first!

Decision slammed as Leicester racing goes ahead

Decision to allow racing to go ahead slammed by leading Flat trainers as BHA give green light amid COVID-19 'spike' in Leicester By Andrew Atkinson Leicester race meeting went ahead on June 30 - despite the city being placed in...
Sandown Park, Newbury, Doncaster, Leicester tips June 13

Sandown Park, Newbury, Doncaster, Leicester tips June 13

STONE 'SOLID' IN STOUTE SANDOWN TILT Sunday Sovereign's debut run for Varian By Andrew Atkinson Roger Varian trained Sunday Sovereign (2.40) ridden by Sylvester De  Souza, making a debut run for it's new yard, is tipped to win the Class...
Kempton fromthehorsesmouth.info selections rack-up 2 winning tips - with SIX placed on 9 racecard!

Kempton fromthehorsesmouth.info selections rack-up 2 winning tips – with SIX placed on 9 racecard!

By Andrew Atkinson Following Newcastle's 150-1 winning treble tips on the opening day of the return of racing on June 1, Kempton Park selections on June 2 saw two winning tips - with SIX tips placed on the nine racecard...
'Legend' December Second fatal accident at Newcastle

‘Legend’ December Second fatal accident at Newcastle

Quote: 'December Second was one of Phil’s favourite horses, riding him out himself. He will remain a legend in our eyes'. By Andrew Atkinson Philip Kirby trained December Second suffered a fatal injury in the Betway Handicap Class 3 over...

Winning tip Brian The Snail – anything but!

Quote: 'Riding in the mask isn't really nice, but we know the reasons behind why we have to wear them and will continue to do so' - jockey Tony Hamilton By Andrew Atkinson Brian The Snail - tipped - landed...
This way. Jockeys temporary changing rooms at Newcastle racecourse.

Ayr set to recommence racing in Scotland on June 22

By Andrew Atkinson AYR racecourse is eyed as a return to racing in Scotland on June 22, with the opening 2020 Flat race season set to get underway amid the coronavirus lockdown, following suspension of meetings since March 17. Hamilton Park...
French 2000 and 1000 Guineas, scheduled for June, could switch from Longchamp to Deauville

French 2000 and 1000 Guineas, scheduled for June, could switch from Longchamp to Deauville

By Andrew Atkinson Government approval for racing in France has been withdrawn - from areas who remain affected by COVID-19 - amid racing resuming in the second week of May. Longchamp, Saint-Cloud and Auteuil are part of the regions - with...

Racing set to resume at Newcastle on June 1

Quote: 'Wouldn’t it be nice to think that by September we may be able to revert to the original plans with an enhanced jump fixture list, to make up for some of what we have lost' - trainer...
Galway summer festival cancelled due to coronavirus

Galway summer festival cancelled due to coronavirus

By Andrew Atkinson Michael Moloney, General manager of Galway races has released a statement on behalf of Galway Race Committee, in relation to the Galway races 2020 summer Festival that has been cancelled, scheduled for July 27-August 2. "In the light...
Cheltenham Festival - lucky to go ahead in wake of coronavirus

Cheltenham Festival – lucky to go ahead in wake of coronavirus

By Andrew Atkinson Cheltenham Festival 2020 can look back on being lucky to escape cancellation - or taking place without the 251,000 spectators who attended the four days meeting last week - after the coronavirus outbreak. Four days after the final...

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL Review

By Andrew Atkinson The 2020 Cheltenham Festival bore fruit for punters - with eight winners - and a plethora of each-way selections at the showcase National Hunt meeting. Day 4 of the festival's seven race card, each-way tips Buildmeupbuttercup (16-1), Thyme...
CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 1

WHO DARES WINS – CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 1

WHO DARES WINS - Shiskin, Notebook, Pentland Hills, Sharjah, Mister Malarky, Abacadabras, Rogue Vif, Imperial Aura, Hold The Note CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY 1 - By Andrew Atkinson The 2020 Cheltenham four day Festival gets underway on March 10 at 1.30pm, with the...
Vintage Clouds - 2020 Grand National bid.

VINTAGE NATIONAL WIN WILL LEAVE TREVOR IN THE CLOUDS!

TREVOR Hemmings is eyeing a FOURTH £1m 2020 Randox Health Aintree Grand National winner with Vintage Clouds at the world renowned Merseyside track on April 4. "Vintage Clouds is a very good horse - very steady," said Octogenarian Mr Hemmings,...
Nick, 60, takes over the role of Chairman from Lord Daresbury

Nick Bannister new Chairman of Haydock Park

By Andrew Atkinson Nick Bannister has been appointed by The Jockey Club as the new Chairman of Haydock Park and will take up his new role on Saturday, January 18. "I am delighted and honoured to be taking over the Chairmanship...
Allmankind's third win from three outings

Allmankind’s third win from three outings at Chepstow in Grade 1 Coral Finale

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 -...
Davies cheered on 8-1 winner Potters Corner

Potters Corner wins Coral Welsh Grand National

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...
Pennine Cross and Tom Midgley 33-1 Catterick win.

Pennine Cross 33-1 Catterick win for Kirby-Midgely 

By Andrew Atkinson Jockey Tom Midgley rode his first winner in the saddle for trainer Philip Kirby at Catterick on Monday - on 33-1 shot Pennine Cross. "It was a brilliant ride by Tom, in riding his first National Hunt winner...
Lady Buttons success at Doncaster.

DOUBLE FOR TEAM KIRBY!

https://www.facebook.com/425887124125605/posts/2561630467217916/   Lady Buttons ROA National Hunt Mare of the Year Philip Kirby leading Northern jumps trainer 2018-19 By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips LADY Buttons has won the ROA National Hunt Mare of the Year Award at a gala evening presentation...
Sulekha Varma: Clerk of the Course at Aintree and North West Head of Racing for Jockey Club Racecourses.

Sulekha Varma appointed Clerk of the Course at Aintree

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips SULEKHA Varma has been appointed as Clerk of the Course at Aintree Racecourse and North West Head of Racing for Jockey Club Racecourses. "I am honoured to be taking on the role of Clerk of...
SOARING Glory's win on Saturday, under jockey Jonjo O'Neill jnr, completed a fromthehorsesmouth.tips 289-1 four-horse winning accumulator at Ascot.

SOARING GLORY!

Ascot fromthehorsesmouth.tips 289-1 accumulator Lingfield 24-1 fromthehorsesmouth.tips treble Huntingdon fromthehorsesmouth.tips 14-1 double By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips SOARING Glory's win on Saturday, under jockey Jonjo O'Neill jnr, completed a fromthehorsesmouth.tips 289-1 four-horse winning accumulator at Ascot. Trained by Jonjo O'Neill...
Cheltenham Saturday meeting awaits inspection

Cheltenham Saturday meeting awaits inspection

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips CHELTENHAM races have been called off on Friday - after Prestbury Park suffered a waterlogged course - following lengthy rainfall in Gloucestershire. The meeting was initially put in jeopardy after heavy rainfall overnight on Wednesday...
Three cheers to Ripon!

Three cheers to Ripon!

By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent RIPON will be full of cheers on Saturday, with a Beer and BBQ Festival meeting, in conjunction with Theakston Brewery. In what has been an action-packed 2019 at Yorkshire’s Garden Racecourse, with 16 fixtures completed,...
Doncaster racecourse

THREAT fromthehorsesmouth.tips headliner wins Pommery Stakes

By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent THREAT, fromthehorsesmouth.tips headline selection at Doncaster, obliged when landing the Pommery Champagne Stakes Group 2 over 7 furlongs. "We were pleased with Threat, going into the race, and despite a 3lb penalty was always hopeful. "It...
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