Wednesday, June 23, 2021
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...
BHA confirm races from Huntingdon to be re-staged

BHA confirm races from Huntingdon to be re-staged

By Andrew Atkinson The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has confirmed that a number of races from Huntingdon’s fixture on December 6, which was abandoned due to flooding, will be re-staged. The races will continue to be supported by Fitzdares. The Fitzdares...
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...
Giant step for Gosden at Kempton

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...
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