Sunday, July 5, 2020
Andrew Atkinson: Cheers to the 2020 Cheltenham Festival.

Alastair Down on the Cheltenham Festival

Andrew  Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips www.theleader.info https://www.facebook.com/groups/1513082305688768/permalink/2439737026356620/ WITH the 2020 Cheltenham Festival upon us during March 10-13 Andrew Atkinson, racing author/journalist, will be giving and insight to the runners and riders and all the latest news. Gordon Elliott reports that it is 'all systems...
Simply the best! - Philip Kirby with Lady Buttons. Photo: Courtesy Philip Kirby.

Kirby labels Lady Buttons a ‘legend’!

By Andrew Atkinson Lady Buttons trainer Philip Kirby has labelled the Green Oaks Farm, Richmond, Yorkshire stables star a 'legend' - after adding to her CV with a memorable performance at Doncaster on Saturday. "We are so proud of this absolutely...
Cheter racecourse

She Can Boogie to give bookies a merry dance at Chester

By Andrew Atkinson She Can Boogie (3.45) is out to give bookies a merry dance at Chester on Saturday in the Marleybone Gin Handicap over 5 furlongs at the Roodeye. Trained by Tom Dascombe and ridden by Richard Kingscote, She Can...

Jubilant ‘Mickey Mouse’ trainer Tom  takes horse Charle Brune to bar – celebrating once...

By Andrew Atkinson EXCLUSIVE AFTER three decades in racing without a winner you'd have thought owner-trainer Tom Shanahan would have pulled the reins in! But patience eventually paid off for Irishman Tom - when his six year old horse Charle Brune...

Enable seasonal debut in Coral-Eclipse at Sandown – ahead of tilt at third Prix...

TRAINER John Gosden will saddle Enable in the Coral-Eclipse at Sandown in July - ahead of a tilt at the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe. The odds on various betting websites look favourable for this beautiful horse. "John Gosden feels...
Lady Buttons set for Wetherby 

Lady Buttons set for Wetherby 

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips LADY Buttons is set to make her season bow at Wetherby on Saturday November 2 for Green Oaks Farm, Richmond, north Yorkshire based trainer Philip Kirby. "We have another two drying days to make Wetherby...
The Queen with the King and Quen of Holland. Image Twitter

Horses remain the stars at Royal Ascot – HM The Queen

By Andrew Atkinson HM The Queen spoke about the changes at Royal Ascot over a 300 years period - saying the stars of the show remain to be the horses. "Racing began at Ascot over 300 years ago and while much...
Nick Barratt-Atkin - stylish jockey.

Nick’s dedication has pulled him through after working hard at Jack Berry House –...

By Andrew Atkinson NICK Barratt-Atkin returns to the saddle at Ayr when riding the Phil Kirby trained Hard Times - the teenage jockey's first official ride as an Apprentice jockey - for the Richmond, North Yorkshire, stables. Nick is back in...

Maid In India undergoes eye scrape

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive ERIC Alston trained five year old Maid In India has undergone an eye scrape, and the Edges Farm Stables veteran says he's hopeful of getting the mare back in training soon. "Maid In India has been in...
O'Brien's Kew Gardens to miss Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

YES SIR! O’Brien’s seventh Derby win?

AIDEN O'Brien will saddle seven of the 13 runners going to post in Saturday's Investec Derby over 1 mile 4 furlongs at Epsom Downs - with a near £1million awaiting the winner - in Britain's richest race. According to...
Jockey Tom Eaves on Maid In India at Haydock Park.

Maid In India fromthehorsesmouth. tips headliner wins Haydock Betway Achilles Stakes Listed race

By Andrew Atkinson Maid In India - tipped by fromthehorsesmouth.tips - was backed down from 16-1 to 8-1 in winning Haydock Park's Betway Achilles Stakes Listed race over 5 furlongs on Saturday, a career best display. "She is a good filly....

Cartmel trainer James Moffatt’s dab-hand at local track featuring William Hill Cumbria Crystal Cup

By Andrew Atkinson CARTMEL, Pit Farm based stables trainer James Moffatt, plays a hopeful dab-hand at his local Cumbrian picturesque course on Saturday - that features the William Hill Cumbria Crystal Cup. Former jockey turned trainer Moffatt saddles Mega Double (3.05)...
Shares are available in racehorse Spanish Buttons

Shares in ‘Spanish Buttons’.

By Andrew Atkinson Shares are available in racehorse Spanish Buttons, under the helm of trainer Philip Kirby racing stables in Richmond, north Yorkshire. "Shares are selling swiftly in Spanish Buttons (Zebedee) Lady Buttons' nephew colt foal," Philip's wife Pippa told fromthehorsesmouth.tips....
Ok Corral (9-1) Mister Fisher (6-5) and Lady Buttons (6-4) Doncaster 55-1 treble.

Bookies hit for six in 985-1 fromthehorsesmouth.tips 6 horse winning accumulator!

Bookies hit for six in 985-1 fromthehorsesmouth.tips 6 horse winning accumulator! By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips FANNY By Gaslight turned up the heat as fromthehorsesmouth.tips burned a hole in bookies' satchels - as part of a 985-1 six horse winning...
Eric Alston, apprentice jockey to trainer, spanning almost six decades, saddles Maid In India at Haydock Park on June 8.

Eric Alston – apprentice jockey to trainer – spanning almost six decades

By Andrew Atkinson Exclusive ERIC Alston is approaching 60 years in the Sport of Kings, the Lancashire born trainer having been apprentice jockey with Walter Wharton in the sixties. On Saturday at Haydock Park Eric and his wife Susan, who have...
Two-time champion jockey Jamie Spencer

Jamie Spencer under the radar

By Andrew Atkinson Jamie Spencer will be at the 2019 Glorious Goodwood Festival a little under the radar - with the focus on Frankie Dettori - the former flat racing champion jockey having won the Goodwood Cup twice! Born in County...

THURLES Review – JETZ (3-1) FLIES IN!

Zero Ten tip (3-1) wins Our Majella ew (12-1) placed By Andrew Atkinson Jetz (3-1) trained by Jessica Harrington and ridden by Robbie Power was a winning tip, when landing the BetVictor Hurdle at Thurles, Ireland, on Saturday. Headline selection Jetz...
Gunmetal on fire to repeat Ripon William Hill Great St. Wilfrid Handicap Stakes

Gunmetal on fire to repeat Ripon William Hill Great St. Wilfrid Handicap Stakes

By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent RIPON'S most iconic race, The William Hill Great St. Wilfrid Handicap Stakes takes pride of place at the Yorkshire venue on Saturday, August 17. Gunmetal, trained in Maunby by David Barron, who won the race...

FIRST PAST THE WINNING POST

The Costa Blanca and Costa Calida Leader Newspaper Group and racing correspondent Andrew Atkinson are pleased to announce the launching of www.fromthehorsesmouth.tips Andrew has a plethora of experience on the turf, spanning over four decades, having interviewed many leading trainers,...
Billy Lee - Donkey Derby fame - to Royal Ascot winner.

Former ‘Donkey Derby’ jockey Billy Lee

A MAN who boarded a bus in Dublin - with a donkey - could well have been heading to the 'Donkey Derby' in years gone by! In respect of the Donkey Derby, a race of the ilk was run at...

Nick thwarted on medical grounds at Ayr

By Andrew Atkinson NICK Barratt-Atkin's debut ride under rules at Ayr on Tuesday evening - booked to ride the Phil Kirby trained Hard Times - was thwarted on medical grounds. "I was told by the Clerk I couldn't ride," said disappointed...
Racing at the Roodee is almost upon us

Chester’s Roodee – oldest racecourse in England – dating 16th Century

By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips CHESTER sees the Roodee 2019 season finale on Saturday September 28 - the oldest racecourse in England, dating back to the 16th century. The feature race at Chester is The Incom-CNS Group 30th Anniversary Handicap...
Gosden with Frankie Dettori

Odds-on favourite Enable (4-7) in Ascot King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes...

By Andrew Atkinson ODDS-on favourite Enable (4-7) in Saturday's King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes at Ascot has been slammed by trainer John Gosden. "The betting industry has put Enable at a price that they don’t want anyone to...
Shine Baby Shine - will be in the winners enclosure soon.

Who Loves Ya Baby!

By Andrew Atkinson Shine Baby Shine trained by Philip  Kirby finished fourth at Ayr on Monday under apprentice jockey Nick Barratt-Atkin at the Scottish track. "Shine Baby Shine was placed yet again, in running fourth at Ayr," Green Oaks, Yorkshire based...
Magna Grecia too hot for Gosden?

Magna Grecia too hot for Gosden?

MAGNA Grecia could be too hot for Too Darn Hot in today's (Saturday May 25) showdown in the Irish 2000 Guineas at The Curragh. Magna Grecia's trainer Aiden O'Brien reports his fancied runner 'in good form' ahead of this afternoon's...
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