Rainbow Rebel Retires

Rainbow Rebel will always be a special horse for me. To you, he might be best remembered as the 2018 Old Newton Cup winner at Haydock Park or even a four-time winner in 2016. Whatever your memory, your likely to have fond ones of a horse that always gave it a good go and very…

3 For The 2019 Masters

The top-class sporting action comes thick and fast at this time of year. From the Cheltenham Festival to the Grand National, and now to Augusta for the Masters. There’s never been a better time to stick yourself in front of the TV and grab a few beers. The Masters is one of those unique sporting…

Aintree 2019: Grand National Day Tips

So here it is then, my favourite day in the racing calendar. Nothing quite sets the heart racing like the Grand National, and regardless of what the doubters might say, this is a race to cherish and enjoy with your family and friends. Absolutely everything goes into looking after these horses and from what I’ve…

5 To Follow In The 2019 Grand National

The Grand National is where my love for horse racing, and jumps racing in particular, all started. Pulling the names out of the hat in the family sweepstake (that still goes on by the way), and then sitting in front of the TV all afternoon just hoping and praying you would have picked out the…

Aintree 2019 – Ladies Day Tips

Friday’s action from Aintree’s Grand National meeting may be more famous for short skirts, high heels and a river of fake turn at the Canal Turn, but for us racing fans, there’s plenty more than that to get excited about. With just over 24 hours to go until the Grand National, we’re hotting things up…

Aintree 2019 – Day 1 Tips

It doesn’t seem like we’ve caught our breath since Cheltenham just three weeks ago, yet here we are, with Aintree’s Grand National meeting ready to rock and roll. After tipping the likes of City Island, Envoi Allen, Defi Du Seuil and of course, Pentland Hills, to win at the Festival, I’m under a bit of…