Tuesday, December 7, 2021
Tiger Roll - Photo courtesy Cheltenham Racecourse Twitter

Tiger Roll wins Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase at Cheltenham under tearful jockey Donoghue

By Andrew Atkinson Tiger Roll (9-2) defied the odds when the dual Aintree Grand National winner landed the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase at the Cheltenham Festival under Keith Donoghue. Gordon Elliott trained Tiger Roll was switched to Denise Foster following an...
Bob Olinger (6-4) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info landed the opening race on day two

BOB ON! Cheltenham Festival Day 2

Quote: 'Bob Olinger has great potential - he was 'sky high' - winning at Cheltenham is what it's all about' - Rachael Blackmore By Andrew Atkinson Bob Olinger (6-4) tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info landed the opening race on day two at...

Honeysuckle and Rachael Blackmore make Cheltenham Champion Hurdle history

Honeysuckle completes fromthehorsesmouth.info treble By Andrew Atkinson Rachael Blackmore made history at the Cheltenham Festival when becoming the first female jockey to win the Grade 1 Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy over 2m on Honeysuckle - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info. "It's absolutely...
Trevor Hemmings owned Vintage Clouds Cheltenham Festival success.

Vintage Clouds wins Cheltenham Ultima Handicap Chase

Vintage Clouds wins Cheltenham Ultima Handicap Chase - fromthehorsesmouth.info each-way tips One For The Team and Aye Right placed By Andrew Atkinson Trevor Hemmings owned Vintage Clouds landed the Ultima Grade 3 Handicap Chase over 3m 1f at Cheltenham -...
Appreciate It outclasses them all in the @SkyBet Supreme Novices' Hurdle, to give trainer @WillieMullinsNH a seventh win in the race

Appreciate It and Shiskin combined 36 lengths Cheltenham rout as duo bolt up!

By Andrew Atkinson Appreciate It trained by Willie Mullins - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.info - won the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle on day one of the Cheltenham Festival ridden by Paul Townend, gaining a 24 lengths victory ahead of Ballyadam...
Altior with Nicky Henderson

Altior shock withdrawal from Cheltenham Festival Queen Mother Champion Chase

By Andrew Atkinson Altior has been withdrawn from the Queen Mother Champion Chase on day two at the Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday after trainer Nicky Henderson revealed the chaser had returned an unsatisfactory scope. “We are very sorry that we have...
Cheltenham Triumph Hurdle winner Kissair far left, with Arkle winner Tuitchev (far right). Photo: courtesy Nikki Atkinson.

Racing Cheltenham. Kissair and Tiutchev in retirement

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive Cheltenham Triumph Hurdle 1995 winner Kissair and 2000 Arkle winner Tiutchev, bred by Mrs D M Rothschild, continue to spend happy lives in retirement with Nikki Atkinson. "Rabbit (Kissair) was 30 on March 7, having been gifted...
Dan Skelton: No worries about Allmankind's suitability for Cheltenham. Photo: Twitter

Allmankind to sparkle in Arkle?

Quote: 'I'm not saying we'll win - but I have nothing to point to that would make me think we'll definitely get beaten in the Arkle' - trainer Dan Skelton DAN Skelton trained five-year-old Allmankind runs in the Sporting...
Tiger Roll withdrawn from Aintree Grand National

Tiger Roll withdrawn from Aintree Grand National

By Andrew Atkinson Tiger Roll will not run in the 2021 Aintree Grand National in a controversial move - having been handicapped to carry 11st 9lbs. Gordon Elliott based Gigginstown based stables claim the horse's allocated handicap mark of 166 did...
More to come from Dubai Days after Wetherby win? Photo: Nick Alexander.

More to come from Dubai Days after Wetherby win

By Andrew Atkinson Nick Alexander trainer of seven-year-old Dubai Days is confident of future success after winning at Wetherby on February 23 in a 2 miles Handicap Hurdle. "I was really pleased with Dubai Days winning in good style at Wetherby,"...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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