Sunday, March 7, 2021
Davy Russell: hugely disappointed to miss Cheltenham Festival.

Davy Russell to miss Cheltenham Festival

Quote: 'After talking through things with trainer Gordon Elliott, we both feel it sensible for me to follow advice and miss Cheltenham' By Andrew Atkinson Davy Russell will miss the 2021 four days Cheltenham Festival in March after failing to...
Hugh Morgan rode Young Dev - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info - 499-1 in running on Betfair - having broke a stirrup.

Young Dev – tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info – touched 499-1 on Betfair – in Navan Handicap Chase...

By Andrew Atkinson Young Dev - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info - touched 499-1 in running on Betfair - in the Handicap Chase at Navan on Sunday having broke a stirrup after the first of 17 fences, with jockey Hugh Morgan riding without irons for...
Dashel Drasher wins Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase

Dashel Drasher wins Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase

The Two Amigos (13-2) ew fromthehorsesmouth.info tip placed in William Hill Grand National Trial Handicap By Andrew Atkinson Master Tommytucker (7-2) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info finished second in the Grade 1 Betfair Ascot Chase behind Dashel Drasher (4-1) trained by Jeremy Scott and ridden...
Tiger Roll out to prove fitness ahead of National

Tiger Roll out to prove fitness ahead of National

By Andrew Atkinson Gordon Elliott trained twice Aintree Grand National winner Tiger Roll goes to post in the Ladbrokes Grade Two Ireland Boyne Hurdle (2.47) over 2m 5f at Navan on Sunday, ridden by Keith Donoghue. Out of sorts at Cheltenham...
Kerry Lee's gallops at Brand Hill, near Shobdon, Herefordshire. Photo: Kerry Lee.

Kerry Lee notches-up century of winners with Ballybegg at Wetherby

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Kerry Lee notched up a century of winners following Ballybegg winning at Wetherby on February 17, under Richard Patrick. "Ballybegg is a smart horse and put on a brave performance under at penalty with Rich Patrick in...
Ascot clerk of the course Chris Stickels: Rain forecast wouldn't be a threat

Rain forecast wouldn’t be a threat – Ascot clerk of the course Chris Stickels

By Andrew Atkinson Ascot's meeting on Saturday is expected to go ahead amid the recent postponed meetings, due to the harsh weather conditions that has hit racing this year. "We are a mixture of soft and heavy in places - otherwise...
IT'S COLD OUTSIDE!

IT’S COLD OUTSIDE!

Quote: 'We have plenty to catch up with. Ideally I’d like to have the best part of 100 runners between now and the end of April,' trainer Nick Alexander By Andrew Atkinson After the cold spell of snow, hail, blizzards...
Lady Buttons and owner Jayne Sivills.

Lady Buttons arrives at Coolmore

By Andrew Atkinson Lady Buttons who retired last year after a successful career has arrived at Coolmore stud in Ireland to stand with Walk In The Park. "Lady Buttons arrived in Ireland on her way to Coolmore, Castlehyde, for a date...
Liam Treadwell: Found life challenging during coronavirus lockdown in 2020 and missed seeing people.

Liam Treadwell: Inquest

By Andrew Atkinson The post mortem inquest on Aintree Grand National winning jockey Liam Treadwell revealed he died after taking a mixture of strong drugs. The post mortem inquest on February 10 concluded Treadwell, found dead at his Shropshire home in...
MULLINS ENTOURAGE ROLLS ON TO CHELTENHAM!

MULLINS ENTOURAGE ROLLS ON TO CHELTENHAM!

Quote: 'We hope you enjoyed the Dublin Racing Festival as much as we did. We are delighted how well the horses ran' - Willie Mullins By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Willie Mullins entourage of race boxes mirrored that of train carriages...
Tiger Roll out to prove fitness ahead of National

TIGER ROLL TO MISS AINTREE GRAND NATIONAL?

Quote: 'We feel a responsibility to Tiger Roll, he owes us nothing. He's getting older - and may not run again - after Cheltenham' By Andrew Atkinson Gordon Elliott trained Aintree Grand National twice-winner Tiger Roll may swerve a historic...
Adam Kirby rode fromthehorsesmouth.info 10-1 double at Lingfield Park.

Kirby at the double on Classy Dame and Symbolic Power

O'Brien trained Entoucas (6-1) tipped ew by fromthehorsesmouth.info Leopardstown place By Andrew Atkinson Classy Dame (11-4) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info won the Ladbrokes 1 mile 2 furlongs Handicap at Lingfield Park on Saturday under jockey Adam Kirby, gaining a 1/2 length...
Willie Mullins trained Gaillard Du Mesnil fromthehorsesmouth.info tip.

Gaillard Du Mesnil fromthehorsesmouth.info tip wins opener at Dublin Festival Leopardstown meeting

By Andrew Atkinson Gaillard Du Mesnil (13-8f) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info won the opening race at the Dublin Festival at Leopardstown on Saturday, when landing the Grade 1 Cheltenham Novice Hurdle (C1) over 2m 6f. Willie Mullins' trained five-year-old Gaillard Du Mesnil...
Paul Nicholls saddles Getaway Trump (12.57) Musselburgh.

Nicholls’ Getaway Trump heads for Musselburgh

By Andrew Atkinson Paul Nicholls trained eight year old Getaway Trump (12.57) heads for Musselburgh on Saturday in the Class 3 bet365 Frodon Novices Chase over 2 miles 4 furlongs, under Lorcan Williams, tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info. Trainer Brian Ellison saddles 10...
At Worcester racecourse, continuous heavy rain has left the track under water.

After the awful weather it’s hard to believe it actually got worse – trainer...

By Andrew Atkinson The bad weather continues unabated that has hit race preparations and meetings postponed, including Exeter's meeting on February 3, abandoned due to a waterlogged course. "After the awful weather it is hard to believe it actually got worse...

2021 Cheltenham Festival behind closed doors

2021 Cheltenham Festival behind closed doors - spectators not allowed under coronavirus guidelines By Andrew Atkinson The 2021 Cheltenham Festival during March 16-19 is to take place behind closed doors and spectators will not be allowed to attend under current...
Mick Easterby: Things have changed - people have lost their way.

DANGLING THE CARROT – TAKING THE MICK!

Quote: 'It was a different world back then. People grew their own vegetables and kept chickens. How things have changed. People go to the supermarket. The supermarkets ruined it'. Andrew Atkinson looks at veteran racehorse trainer Mick Easterby who...
Appeal by Warwick racecourse to stay safe - stay away - during coronavirus lockdown. Photo: Warwick races, pre-covid.

HIGH RISK THREAT AT WARWICK

Appeal by Warwick racecourse to stay safe - stay away - during coronavirus lockdown Quote: 'The actions of these individuals posed a high risk, not only to themselves, but to others in the local community'. By Andrew Atkinson Warwick's Classic...

WINTER WONDERLAND

Quote: 'Three inches of snow fell on a wintery day - and six inches at the top of the gallop. The gallops are in good working order and the horses appear fresh and well'. By Andrew Atkinson Nick Alexander's stables in...
Alarm after deer runs onto track at Newcastle!

Craved completes fromthehorsesmouth.info 266-1 5-horse accumulator and £1,207 Canadian

Alarm after deer runs onto track at Newcastle! By Andrew Atkinson Willie Haggas trained Craved completed a fromthehorsesmouth.info 266-1 five-horse accumulator on Saturday, when winning the Betway 6 furlongs Novices Stakes at Newcastle, under jockey Tom Marquand. Roksana (8-15), Enqarde (4-1),...
RACING UNDER THE 'COSH' OF CORONAVIRUS

RACING UNDER THE ‘COSH’ OF CORONAVIRUS

Andrew Atkinson looks at the cost to racing with trainer Nick Alexander after the cold spell and snow that lead to ice and ground frozen this month, leading to a plethora of meetings abandoned. "Luckily the gallops have been in...

Cheltenham Festival dream looms for €670 purchase Skyace

By Andrew Atkinson Trainer John 'Shark' Hanlon's canny €670 purchase of former Willie Mullins trained six-year-old Skyace in June 2020 is one of the bargain buys of the NH Turf - with a Cheltenham Festival appearance looming. Since being under the...
Veteran trainer Eric Alston looking ahead to 2021 Flat season.

Tedburrow celebrates his 29th birthday

£6,000 Tedburrow ridden by leading jockeys including Frankie Dettori, winning £889,000, racing in Hong Kong, Italy, Dubai and UK Quote: He'll most probably outlive me! quipped veteran trainer Eric Alston, 76, as Tedburrow celebrates 29th birthday By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE Retired...
Suggestion: retired amid op to remove eye tumour. Photo: Philip Kirby racing.

Suggestion retired in wake of eye removal tumour op

By Andrew Atkinson Phil Kirby trained nine-year-old Suggestion, bred by Juddmonte Farms Ltd, has been retired after six years at Green Oaks Farm stables in Richmond, North Yorkshire. "We have said goodbye to this gorgeous boy - the gentle grey Suggestion...
Prince Khalid Abdullah, racehorse owner/breeder owner of Juddmonte Farms, has died aged 83.

Obituary: Prince Khalid Abdullah, racehorse owner/breeder owner of Juddmonte Farms, has died aged 83.

By Andrew Atkinson Prince Khalid Abdullah, racehorse owner/breeder that included Arc de Triomphe winner Dancing Brave; Frankel, Enable, Oasis Dream, Warning, and Kingman, owner of Juddmonte Farms, has died aged 83. Former NH jockey Sir A.P. McCoy said: "So sad to...
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