Tuesday, August 4, 2020
NH campaign gathers pace at Ascot, Wetherby and Ayr 

NH campaign gathers pace at Ascot, Wetherby and Ayr 

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips THE 2019-20 National Hunt campaign gains pace - with three top meetings at Ascot, Wetherby and Ayr on Saturday, November 2. The Sodexo Gold Cup Handicap Chase over 2m 7f at Ascot has a £56,000...
FRANKIE Dettori will return to Goodwood on Ladies Day. Photo: www.goodwood.com

Dettori Goodwood memories

By Andrew Atkinson, Glorious Goodwood 2019 FRANKIE Dettori will return to Goodwood on Ladies Day, August 1, on the back of riding his 200th winner at the course in May, when successful on the John Gosden trained Terebellum. “I knew I...
Hats off to Frankie at Royal Ascot!

Hats off to Frankie at Royal Ascot!

By Andrew Atkinson ROYAL Ascot 2019 gets underway on June 18 with the five day meeting spanning back to 1711 with the inaugural race Her Majesty's Plate taking place 308 years ago. Italian ace jockey Frankie Dettori - who won on...
Zodiakos (orange cap) gets up to beat Al Ozzdi at Newcastle.

Zodiakos’ win clears away cobwebs for jockey Sullivan

By Andrew Atkinson Zodiakos pipped selection Al Ozzdi in the opening race behind closed doors meeting at Newcastle on June 1, following racing's lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. Roger Fell trained duo Zodiakos (22-1) under J. P. Sullivan got up...
THREE superstar females feature among the nominations for the 29th Cartier Horse Of The Year including Enable

Enable on brink of Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe history

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips ENABLE will bid for an historic triple Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe victory at Longchamp on Sunday with jockey Frankie Dettori up - with Japan deemed a threat. Enable, trained by John Gosden, successful...
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,...

    By Andrew Atkinson Lord North, ridden by James Doyle, landed the Group 1 Prince Of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot on Wednesday for trainer John Gosden. "Lord North felt great and it suited us perfectly. Popped-out into the straight and went...
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...
Channon's charge is lightly weighted in the 7 furlongs race

IRON MIKE TO KO BOOKIES!

Wolverhampton: Going standard. *Serious Jockin - *Loving Glance - *Perfect Grace By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips IRON Mike (7.15) is out to put the bookies on the ropes - with a knockout run - in the BetWay Handicap, over 1 mile...
A walk in the Park at Ascot

Defi Du Seuil and Un De Sceaux Ascot showdown

By Andrew Atkinson Ascot's showdown between Defi Du Seuil and Un De Sceaux looms on Saturday, where the going is heavy, soft in places, awaiting a head-to-head in the Matchbook Clarence House Chase over 2 miles. Six-year-old Defi Du Seuil, trained by...
Queen to miss Royal Ascot for first time in 68-year reign

Royal Ascot to take place behind closed doors?

Meeting cancelled - due to coronavirus Quote: 'It may prove possible to run the Royal Ascot races behind closed doors'. By Andrew Atkinson Breaking news Royal Ascot 2020 could still take place - behind closed doors - after it was...
Frankie Dettori geared up for Royal Ascot 

Stradivarius – A horse for the big occasion

Frankie Dettori's 2019 Gold Cup win With Royal Ascot awaiting to see if the 2020 meeting can go ahead behind closed doors, in the wake of the coronavirus lockdown, ANDREW  ATKINSON looks back at Frankie Dettori's 2019 Gold Cup...
Jockey Oisin Murphy.

Katara lands Listed Stakes at Newmarket

By Andrew Atkinson Katara (6-5) selected by fromthehorsesmouth.info won the British Stallion Studs Listed Stakes at Newmarket under champion jockey Oisin Murphy. Trained by Sir Michael Stoute, Katara gained a 4 lengths win ahead of Expressionism. Enbihaar (1-2) completed a fromthehorsesmouth.info double at Newmarket, following Treacherous's (7-1)...

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...
the Unibet Lanzarote Handicap at Kempton on Saturday,

Cyrname to KO ‘Clan’ in King George V1 Boxing Day chase

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips CYRNAME is out to thwart Clan Des Obeaux's bid for back-to-back wins of the King George V1 Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day - the leading duo trained by Paul Nicholls. Ladbrokes £250,000 King George...

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...

Truckers Lodge heads Haydock Unibet Grand National Trial

By Andrew Atkinson Haydock Park stage the £100,000 G3 Unibet Grand National Trial Handicap Chase (3.15pm) over 3m 4½f on Saturday, with Truckers Lodge, trained by Paul Nicholls, heading the betting at 4-1. Truckers Lodge finished second in the Welsh Grand...
A walk in the Park at Ascot

A walk in the Park at Ascot

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips EMMA Lavelle trained Paisley Park, with Aidan Coleman up, should have a 'walk in the park' in landing the Marsh Hurdle (2.25) over 3 miles at Ascot  on Saturday. Paisley Park is set to repeat...
Top Ville Ben: Watching the Grand National from his stable.

Tiger Roll and Red Rum go head-to-head in Virtual Grand National

By Andrew Atkinson Despite the £1m Randox Health Aintree Grand National postponed, due to the coronavirus lockdown, the race will get under starters orders on April 4 - by Virtual runners. A 40 runners field over the four miles two and...
Saturday selections for Wetherby

Hawk High to scalp Wetherby bookies?

By Andrew Atkinson Hawk High (2.15) owned by three-times Aintree Grand  National winning-owner Trevor Hemmings, is out to scalp the bookies at Wetherby on Saturday. Trained by Tim Easterby and ridden by Brian Hughes, Hawk High is tipped to win the...

Bristol eyes Cheltenham Gold Cup ahead of Aintree Grand National

By Andrew Atkinson Delta Work and Tiger Roll are joint top weight of 11st 10b for the 2020 Randox Health Aintree Grand National on April 4. Whether Tiger Roll lines up for a hat trick attempt is another matter, in the...

Envoi Allen wins Ballymore at Cheltenham

By Andrew Atkinson Gordon Elliott trained Envoi Allen - headline tip - obliged under jockey Davy Russell on day 2 of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival on Wednesday when winning the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle over 2m 5f. "I was nervous watching the...

Top and bottom Ok Corral and Monbeg River Doncaster shoot-out

By Andrew Atkinson Ok Corral carrying top weight of 11st 12lb and bottom weight Monbeg River, carrying 10st 8lb, are both noted in the Sky Bet Listed Handicap Chase (3.15) over 2 miles and 7 furlongs at Doncaster on Saturday. With...

RANDOX HEALTH GRAND NATIONAL FESTIVAL

2020 Aintree Grand Women’s Summit By Andrew Atkinson The Jockey Club and Women in Racing are delighted to announce the 2020 Aintree Grand Women’s Summit on April 3 that will feature a superb panel of Khadijah Mellah, Delia Bushell and...
I'll never forget this day - I want to do it all over again - Mellah, featured by fromthehorsesmouth.tips

GLORIOUS GOODWOOD 2019 July 30-August 3

"There’s quite a stereotype around Muslim girls and not being able to follow their sporting passions and dreams" - Khadijah Mellah By Andrew Atkinson Ladies Day at Glorious Goodwood, Thursday August 1, features the Ladies’ Amateur jockey race, the Magnolia Cup,...
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