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Pam Sly – EILEENDOVER

Pam Sly is likely to resist the Cheltenham Festival Bumper for the unbeaten EILEENDOVER – with Aintree and then a Flat campaign instead at the

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A reader writes…

Pleasingly, the Raceweb church attracts a diverse congregation. One might even, in the context of this article, be tempted to suggest it is catholic. I

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Marsh Novices’ Chase

15th Jan 2021 MESSIRE DES OBEAUX beat PROTEKTORAT by 4½l LTO and it might well be that the latter will improve considerably for going left-handed

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JCB Triumph Hurdle

15th Jan 2021 It seems that Paul Nicholls does not intend to give MONMIRAL an entry in the Triumph come March as “.. he was

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Pertemps Network Final

15th Jan 2021 CHAMPAGNE PLATINUM is being considered for a tilt at the Pertemps Final. Entries in the next week will provide further clues.

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Martin Pipe Hcap Hurdle

14th Jan 2021: Following his winning November run at Navan, giving 7lbs all round, and his third behind Ballyadam in The Royal Bond at Fairyhouse,

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Ballymore Hurdle

15th Jan 2021 BALLYADAM is a concern for the Supreme Novices as some thought he looked as though he needed further LTO. He has an

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Hacked Off ain’t in it

So the Scottish have just discovered that it can get quite cold in Scottyland – what a surprise! Quick send more money. Meanwhile to Cork,

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3rd DAY OF CHRISTMAS

My alter-ego Capt. Grinch was delighted for Bryony, pleased for Paul, and indeed was thrilled for Nigel Kent, but in the main he was unsurprisingly

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The US Masters 2020

How far is it OK to hit a golf ball? There is something incredibly beautiful about Augusta National Golf Club on TV – albeit that

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The Coat of Arms of Sir Anthony St. Leger KG

Doncaster St Leger meeting Day 3

The long and complicated story of Phoenix Thoroughbreds is a million miles from being either understood or fully exposed. It involves a Bulgarian-based crypto-currency Ponzi

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The Coat of Arms of Sir Anthony St. Leger KG

Donny St Leger Day 2

A poor start to the morning with an unexpected trip to somewhere miles away with an equally unexpected bill; an unplanned detour to another place

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What is a forecast

What Is A Straight Forecast? A bet requiring specific selections to finish in specific positions, such as Chelsea to win the league and Man City

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The PGA Championship

Work has once again raised its ugly head and my mind is full of useful words like “…unifying points of entry”. No, me neither, but

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Goodwood Day 3

The Keeper of The Privy Purse or the Hon. Kneesup as she prefers to be known, has berated me for failing to provide adequate description

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Goodwood Day 2

Not a bad day at the coal face, and my call on Stradivarius’ race was bang-on.  Well that’s enough preamble…

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Goodwood Day 1

As you probably gathered from the results, I did not manage to get hold of Angelina for her input, (see raceweb passim), so it was

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Saturdays TV Races

Well, the Golf is 50/50 having lost Kevin Na in the Cut but with Tyrell Hatton looking to initiate a Day 3 charge. He’s still

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Sunday, bloody Sunday

Well stap me vitals, and call me Greta – nine TV races on a drizzly, blowy Sunday afternoon and 56 runners between them. Just goes

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