31st March 2019
My personal highlight of the 2019 Cheltenham Festival was Frodon winning the Ryanair Chase. Not only because it was...
17th February 2019
All hail Team Ditcheat and their boss, trainer Paul Nicholls. 8 winners on one day of racing is an...
17th December 2018
Tipped when available at 11/1 with Bet 365, FRODON won the feature race of Saturday for subscribers to my...
24th November 2018
CAID DU LIN (above) was the final winner of the day for me and subscribers to my VG Tips selection...
6th June 2018
He’s gone. The Tank is no more. Denman, the horse that once shoved his big backside into me to...
23rd April 2017
Saturday April 22nd was a pleasingly profitable one for members of VG Tips. Long serving members and new followers...
20th October 2016
Class is permanent and trainer Paul Nicholls operates a classy stable down in Ditcheat, Somerset. They've been working all summer long but it is now that the serious business begins for the multiple champion jumps trainer.
He's had a stupendous week or two, delivering form figures dominated by the figure '1' - and the National Hunt season proper has barely begun. Horses change, jockeys - like policemen - get younger. But, down at Ditcheat, one thing remains constant. The yard delivers winners time and time again.
On Friday I stride both codes of racing. The fag end of the flat season . . .
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29th June 2016
It is a year since the death of Kauto Star. It seems longer.
13th March 2014
The feature race of the week is the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday. Contenders such as Bobs Worth, First...
12th March 2014
The Betfair sponsored Cheltenham previews filmed the week before the festival began are a bit chaotic. Badly produced and...