24th May 2019
The sun shone down on Sandown Park on Thursday night and VG Tips members felt the warmth. I offered...
1st August 2018
Betting tips from VG Tips included three winners from four races on day one of Glorious Goodwood 2018
9th January 2017
He’s back! Geoff Banks. The bookmaker who, in today’s parlance, speaks truth to power. In part 2 of our...
4th September 2016
VG Tips members had 5 winning tips from 6 races selected on Saturday September 3rd.
13th July 2016
Unlike some punters, I have time and respect for the dour Scotsman Mark Johnston. A trainer based in North Yorkshire, he is not afraid to speak his mind.
It seems he has stirred a hornets nest by suggesting that betting should not be a part of the racing coverage in 2017 when ITV take over the contract to broadcast racing on terrestrial television.
The reaction has been damning. Bookies and punters seem united in telling Mark Johnston that, but for the betting industry, racing in the UK would be on its knees.
The fact is that many people only watch . . .
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28th July 2015
If you want to see the sorry state of how racing is run in the year 2015, watch the...
24th July 2015
I have been trying to convince punters that less can be more. Or, when it comes to tips, should...
27th October 2014
The watering of racecourses has been one of the consistently controversial topics of the past flat season. Champion jockey...
30th April 2014
The QIPCO Guineas Festival takes place at Newmarket this weekend. Some sublime flat racing awaits us. The plan is...
17th December 2013
Both Newcastle and Catterick racecourses look set to stage all weather racing in the future. Laying down surfaces which...