Sunday, January 24, 2021
Kempton racecourse targeted by arsonists

Kempton racecourse targeted by arsonists

By Andrew Atkinson Kempton Park racecourse has been targeted by arsonists - burning down the third-last fence at the Surrey based track - ahead of the King George VI Chase on Boxing Day. “Someone burned it to the ground,” said Barney...
Grammy winning star Jess Glynne Newcastle Ladies Day show.

Jess Glynne stars at 2021 Newcastle Collingwood Insurance Beeswing Ladies Day

By Andrew Atkinson With hopes boosted of a vaccination for the coronavirus, Newcastle racecourse have announced Grammy winning star Jess Glynne will appear on Ladies Day next summer. "Ladies Day is the most glamorous race day of the Flat season -...
Ladbrokes and Coral withdraw from on-course racecourse rings in Britain and Ireland

Ladbrokes and Coral withdraw from on-course racecourse rings in Britain and Ireland

'These are worrying times for everybody - but we’ll battle through - and I hope that when it does come back, the punters who’ve been starved of racing will surge back on to the racecourse.' By Andrew Atkinson Ladbrokes and...
Ian Renton, The Jockey  Regional Director for Cheltenham and the South West.

Cheltenham’s longest running sponsor RSA pulls plug amid COVID-19

Quote: 'It is understandable a number of businesses are reassessing their future marketing and hospitality commitments in the current climate' - Ian Renton, The Jockey  Regional Director for Cheltenham and the South West. By Andrew Atkinson Cheltenham's longest running...
Roger Teal saddled Oxted at Ascot.

Hollie in wonderland at Ascot

By Andrew Atkinson Roger Teal trained Oxted (9-1) ridden by Cieron Fallon, selected each-way by fromthehorsesmouth.info was placed (Skybet) in the Qipco British Champions Long Distance Cup over 1m 7f at Ascot on Saturday. Hollie Doyle was up on Archie Watson...
Warwick and Newmarket test meetings amid COVID-19

Warwick and Newmarket test meetings amid COVID-19

By Andrew Atkinson Warwick racecourse will be a UK Government test event on September 21, with an attendee capacity of 474 spectators amid COVID-19 legislation. Tickets will not be available to the general public, with the meeting comprising of 150 annual...
300-1 shock He Knows No Fear record win at Leopardstown 

300-1 shock ‘He Knows No Fear’ record win at Leopardstown 

By Andrew Atkinson He Knows No Fear caused a shock 300-1 win at Leopardstown on August 13 - when gaining a head victory over even money favourite Agitare at the Irish track in the Irish Stallions Farm EBF Madien. Trained by...
Lord Chapelfield: fatally injured in Yarmouth fall.

Racing at Yarmouth abandoned after fatal fall by Lord Chapelfield

Jockey Gabriele Malune injured By Andrew Atkinson Racing at Great Yarmouth was abandoned after three races on August 3 due to concerns over the condition of a patch of ground following a fatal fall by horse Lord Chapelfield and jockey...
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 -...
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