Thursday, May 6, 2021

VENICE ‘PAPPY’ RICHARDS/Alex Higgins

The passing of Venice 'Pappy' Richards, Southern Caribbean jockey, mirrors former apprentice jockey Alex Higgins' death By Andrew Atkinson Barbados born Venice 'Pappy' Richards, dubbed the greatest jockey in Southern Caribbean thoroughbred racing history, has passed away in Trinidad and...
Top veteran trainer Nicky Henderson

Nicky Henderson talks Cheltenham

Nicky Henderson who has trained 68 Cheltenham Festival winners talked about his prospects for the 2021 meeting via Zoom, hosted by The Jockey Club. ALTIOR: Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase. Altior could not be better and I’m very, very...
Frosty morning on the gallops

Mister Fisher to reel ’em in at Cheltenham

Cloth Cap fits at Doncaster North Star Oscar to shine at Hereford By Andrew Atkinson racing correspondent fromthehorsesmouth.tips NICKY Henderson trained Mister Fisher (12.45) is selected by fromthehorsesmouth.tips to land the Ryman Novice Chase over 2 miles 4 furlongs at...
£19,557 Super Heinz Christmas cracker Magnificent 7!

By Andrew Atkinson An early Christmas cracker Magnificent 7 fromthehorsesmouth.info pulled a 1,899-1 accumulator - a Super Heinz return of £19,557 on Saturday - with all three headline tips obliging. Gunsight Ridge (11-10), Next Destination (11-8), Didanato (5-4), The Ferry Master...
Kempton Park, Sandown Park and Newbury amongst behind closed doors meetings over Christmas

Kempton Park, Sandown Park and Newbury amongst behind closed doors meetings over Christmas

By Andrew Atkinson The increase in coronavirus cases has lead to Kempton Park Boxing Day meeting being staged behind closed doors, with spectators denied the chance for a little Christmas cheer of the turf after Surrey was placed under tighter...
Moore will be on board Magical in Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin

MOORE THE MERRIER

Moore on board Magical in Sunday’s Longines Hong Kong Cup at Sha Tin and rides Mogul in Vase By Andrew Atkinson Ryan Moore will continue as the leading jockey for Aidan O'Brien next season after speculation about Moore’s post at the...
Eric Alston

Alston eyes Haydock win with Redrosezorro

By Andrew Atkinson Eric Alston saddles Redrosezorro (1.00) ridden by Tom Eaves at Haydock Park on Saturday in the 17 runners bet365 C5 Handicap over 6 furlongs. Six year old Redrosezorro (6-1) is selected each-way by fromthehorsesmouth.info having been noted when...
BHA announce owners new coronavirus guidelines

BHA announce owners new coronavirus guidelines

By Andrew Atkinson The British Horseracing Authority has announced owners new coronavirus health and safety guidelines after the UK Government gave the go ahead for racing to continue behind closed doors in the wake of the current situation. Any owners attending...
Former England and Southampton striker Channon_Twitter

CHANNON TO SCORE AT CHESTER

By Andrew Atkinson Alston to strike at Roodeye MICK Channon saddles Chynna (2.35 ew) in the MBNA Fillies Handicap Class 4 race over 7 furlongs at Chester on Saturday, with Adam J. McNamara up. Former England and Southampton striker Channon's runner...
JOHN Gosden and Frankie Dettori

HANNON A THREAT AT DONNY!

Saturday fromthehorsesmouth.tips selections: Doncaster, Chester, Musselburgh, Lingfield, Bath, and Chelmsford By Andrew Atkinson fromthehorsesmouth.tips racing correspondent JOHN Gosden and Frankie Dettori link up at Doncaster on Saturday in the William Hill St Leger Stakes G1 over 1 mile and 6...
Goodwood managing director Adam Waterworth.

Goodwood racegoers thwarted amid COVID-19 planned sports pilot u-turn

Quote: 'October 11 was due to be our final meeting. We were planning to allow a small crowd. This news means the entire Flat season will have been and gone, with no people whatsoever' - Goodwood MD Adam...
Trainer Alexander to retain Lake View Lad ahead of 2021 Grand National

Trainer Alexander to retain Lake View Lad ahead of 2021 Grand National

Quote: 'Having taken the decision to pretty much shut-up shop during coronavirus lockdown. We have to hope by the time they are ready to race, lockdown measures have continued to be lifted'. By Andrew Atkinson Trainer Nick Alexander based at...

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...

Trevor Hemmings CVO reducing string of horses

Racehorse owner and three times Aintree Grand National winner Trevor Hemmings CVO reducing string of horses COVID-19. The effect of Covid-19 is part of it. It’s a big reduction - racing manager Michael Meagher. By Andrew Atkinson Racehorse owner and...
Frankie Dettori: New Mandate fromthehorsesmouth.info Newmarket winning tip.

Italian star Frankie ‘in love’ after fifth Oaks win on Gosden’s Anapurna

By Andrew Atkinson FRANKIE Dettori was 'in love' after his successful ride on Anapurna in the Oaks at Epsom - when beating Pink Dogwood for the Italian star's fifth victory in the Classic: "I absolutely love it!", said Dettori. Anapurna, a...
J. McDonald - Cincinnati Kid Chelmsford win completed fromthehorsesmouth.info Super Heinz £39,903 bet.

Cincinnati Kid completes fromthehorsesmouth.info 6,098-1 Magnificent 7!

Super Heinz pays £39,903 Some Chaos and Rob Royal Kelso 31-1 double By Andrew Atkinson The Cincinnati Kid completed a fromthehorsesmouth.info Magnificent 7 on Saturday - returning a 6,098-1 accumulator and Super Heinz (120 bets) return of £39,903. Trained by Richard...
Reyna's World trained by Philip Kirby.

PHIL YER BOOTS!

Kirby has bookies on the ropes in Boxing Day treble! By Andrew Atkinson Lord Roccoco, trained by Philip Kirby at Green Oaks Farm stables, Richmond, north Yorkshire, ko'd the bookies - when winning at Sedgefield on Boxing Day under jockey...

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...
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...
A late burst saw Certain Lad edge out Epic Hero

Certain Lad (10-1) fromthehorsesmouth.info tip lands Skybet Stakes Group 3 at York

By Andrew Atkinson Certain Lad (10-1) selected by fromthehorsesmouth.info landed the Skybet Stakes Group 3 Class 1 at York's Ebor meeting on Saturday  - with jockey Hollie Doyle chalking up her 49th win of the season. Trained by Mick Channon -...
Mark Johnston trained Toussarok (purple sleeves) 5-4f entering the stalls ahead of winning at Newcastle.

Bal Mal cruises through Redcar storms

By Andrew Atkinson Bal Mal landed the Live on Racing TV Handicap over 5f at Redcar on Saturday under jockey Cieron Fallon, as racing resumed following a delay in racing, due to the hazardous rainstorms conditions. Trained by John Quinn fromthehorsesmouth.info...

ITSONLYROCKNROLL!

257,922-1 11-horse accumulator 121-1 Wincanton treble Itsonlyrocknroll trained by Chris Gordon and ridden by jockey James Bowen was one of 11 winning tips on Saturday - that returned odds of 257,922-1! Wincanton winning tips returned a 121-1 treble, with Itsonlyrocknroll...
Jack Berry MBE walking Grand National distance to raise money for IJF.

Jack Berry MBE walking Grand National distance to raise money for IJF

By Andrew Atkinson Jack Berry MBE is walking the Aintree Grand National distance of 4 miles to raise money for the injured jockeys fund 'Grand National weekend'. "I'm no Captain Tom, but would like to raise £1,000 for the IJF," Jack,...
Lady Buttons: set to retire?

LADY BUTTONS SET TO RETIRE?

One race at time starting at Wetherby, with the aim of going to Doncaster. I’ve watched her enough times to know when she’s working well, and when she isn’t. She’ll tell us when she doesn’t want to carry...
Masked jockey Oisin Murphy.

Murphy set to miss 2020 St Leger Classic at Doncaster on September 12, pending...

Quote: 'I went 18 months without a suspension anywhere in the world. Now I’ve been hit with a big one. Such is life' - champion jockey Murphy By Andrew Atkinson The 2020 St Leger Classic at Doncaster on September 12...
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