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  • The Mighty Denman. A truly great racehorse

    By on 6th June 2018

    He’s gone. The Tank is no more. Denman, the horse that once shoved his big backside into me to...

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  • Revenge is a dish best served cold, so it is often said.

    And two winners at Newbury certainly exacted revenge upon opponents that had previously beaten them.

    24 hours ago I was tempted to stay loyal to Clan des Obeaux but there was not statistical reason why that Paul Nicholls runner should reverse form with Protex Des Flos, which beat Clan des Obeaux at Cheltenham last January.

    But, of course, there is no better trainer at improving a horse than Nicholls and Clan des Obeaux won easily. Too easily for the trainers liking.

    Twelve days ago, Behind Time beat Solomn . . .

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    By on 25th November 2016
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  • It's day one of the two day Hennessy Gold Cup meeting at Newbury.

    I am attending the meeting and looking forward to seeing in action some of the best national hunt horses around at the moment.

    There will be a mixture of experienced thoroughbreds whose best days may be behind them, and some younger legs whose best days are to come.

    This meeting is when the jumps trainers like Nicholls, Hobbs, Henderson, Fry, Tizzard and Skelton get serious about taking on each other via their best horses. 

    Friday

    Newbury

    1.05

    Sirabad's 9 length victory in a novices . . .

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    By on 24th November 2016
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  • Many Clouds wins Hennessy Gold Cup

    By on 30th November 2014

    The Hennessy Gold Cup rarely disappoints. In an age when big field competitive handicaps are under threat, it’s a...

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  • Triolo D’Alene – a 20/1 winner for members of VG Tips

    By on 3rd December 2013

    Members of VG Tips following my two each way bets in the Hennessy Gold Cup on Saturday were in...

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