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They’re Off!

A two-parter this week – Tips and comment on Cheltenham. This first, though, as they’re almost OFF for the first day of the 2021 Flat

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Crikey Bruce – that’s a bit rum

While Europe tries to remember its manners and its debt to others, and decides whether the subjugation of moral principle by political ideal merits such

Racing – with not a drink in sight

On Thursday Lockdown 2 started. The Butcher, The Baker, The Candlestick Maker, all remain open and three Huzzahs for them. That isn’t however the case

The Coat of Arms of Sir Anthony St. Leger KG
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St Leger Day – Doncaster Day 4

Four winners yesterday including a 40/1 shot and a 17/2 (backed down from 10s), heralded the beginning of a busy weekend of top quality racing

The Coat of Arms of Sir Anthony St. Leger KG
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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

The Coat of Arms of Sir Anthony St. Leger KG
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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

A wet end to the Flat season

A rotten way to end the season, but for the people of Donny, no racing is an irrelevance. Having been flooded once before, I can

Saturday’s TV Selections…

Not a desperate set of results on Friday and only really let down by the ground, fitness, speed, ability, horsemanship and skills of the participants

St Leger Day

As many of you racing historians will know, it was not uncommon in days gone by for a horse to run in several races over

Friday the Thirteenth at Doncaster!

Readers of Raceweb enjoyed a bumper day yesterday with The Tissue picking five out of seven winners at Doncaster. The legend of Longcot started off

Donny Day 2

I was reminded of late, about the dreadful old Saturday magazines that contained vast numbers of advertisements for chest expanders, which would ensure that never

Donny, Leger and a proper chap

There are few races that don’t have some history attached to them. A fatal accident, a crowd gone awry, a fortune lost, another gained. The