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Weekend Racing Tips

A pretty classy day’s racing

If Magners, aka Bulmers, is successful in its bid to avoid paying the sponsorship fees for Cheltenham March 2020, is it possible that I and

July Festival

Newmarket Day 3 and the ITV races.

Not the most sparkling Friday, and I apologise. I think there are days when one is simply trying to over-deliver – certainly I overthought it.

July Festival

Newmarket July Meeting Day 2

Yesterday’s Raceweb advisory was a tale of two halves. On the real and considered side of the equation, we were +4pts with a win and

Weekend Racing Tips

24th in line to becoming French

We are rapidly approaching a moment in time when it really will be statistically more likely that you will be killed by your toaster than

Weekend Racing Tips

Up the Amazon, without a cooker.

All in all a pretty good week, certainly in terms of my sitting for a few moments of respite on The Moral High Ground. This

Golf Tips

Sunday Brunch

I owe you all a huge apology. I was so wrapped up in the whole stick-in-tonsils-swizzle-test thing that I forgot myself. The Drowning and the

Royal Ascot

Ascot Day Sank

How went your day at the bio-secure experiment that was Ascot’s Day 4? I hear you ask. Well, my dears, there was horrendous traffic thanks

Royal Ascot

Ascot Day 4

It was a day when the Shortlist produced 3 winners and the final selections looked like after-thoughts. Mark you, much of the day was lost

Royal Ascot

Ascot Day 3

Work raises its ugly head and delays matters, while winking at me from the sideboard are the 227 tests I have to take before Friday’s

He's just discovered there IS a God.
Royal Ascot

Ascot Day 2

Sometimes you have days when God leaps out of bed and says “Here I am – and because you have recently been less of an

Epsom Derby

The Derby

While that wretched Liberal-wet, Green-belt-destroying PM has failed to make 4th June a National Holiday, (he’s always looked like he’d have been happier at Harrow),

Golf Tips

USPGA

The first round gets underway in about an hour, and you would have had this sooner, but I fell into bad company yesterday at that

Weekend Racing Tips

Chips with everything. Huzzah!

This diet malarkey is doing my head in. I am obsessed with the numbers of Kcals (what was wrong with Cals?), and the difference between

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The Dante Meeting Day 2

Yesterday – I discovered appropriately today – was National Diary Day. In that vein, yesterday’s selections weren’t so appalling, but still, we were down a

Weekend Racing Tips

The last Huzzah of the Winter Game

The social whirl of dinners and drinks invitations this week suggested post-lockdown merriment is an unstoppable train. We have been flat out on the supper

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Kick-on Sunday

With the void left by Polly Dog and The Duke of Edinburgh, across our personal and national psyches, the unelected medical elite has decided to

Aintree GN

Grand National Meeting Day 2

Yesterday, or rather the very early morning, started badly, as I found myself working in the very early hours to meet an 08.00 deadline. I

Aintree GN

Aintree Day 1 and a medical opinion

I exercise a great deal of caution about wandering around the village these days, for fear of being accosted, and then denounced, as an agent

Golf Tips

The Masters 2021

I know it only seems like six months ago, (it was), that the Augusta National Golf Club gave the Green Jacket to Dustin Johnson and,

Aintree GN

The GN Trends

AGE 24/29 (14/17) Aged 9 or older BETTING 23/29 – Returned a double-figure price 21/29 – Came from outside the top 3 in the betting