Jumping Ahead: Cheltenham & Aintree Return

Nothing says the jump season is back like Cheltenham opening its gates for the first fixture of the new campaign, but throw in Aintree doing the same on Sunday and you’re in for jumps racing heaven. Cheltenham plays host to the two-day Showcase meeting this Friday and Saturday, while Aintree’s card is headlined by the…

Jumping Ahead: TV Rights, Tote & Tips

The jumps season is off and running, and although this weekend is all about Champions Day on the flat at Ascot, there’s still plenty to whet your appetite over obstacles. Ffos Las, Market Rasen and Stratford feature on Saturday, while Kempton headlines the action on Sunday. I’ve taken a look at some of the big…

Jumping Ahead: Chepstow

The blood, sweat and cheers of the National Hunt campaign are back as the Jumps Season Opener at Chepstow gets us underway this Friday and Saturday. It’s a season that I look forward too with an extra touch of excitement this year because as well as the expected return of Alcala, a horse I part…

8 Horses I’m Looking Forward To In The 2019/20 Jumps Season

There are just eight weeks to go until the jump season opener at Chepstow on the 11th August, so I thought I’d have a go at picking out eight horses I’m looking forward to seeing this National Hunt season. I’ve picked out a mixture of big names and some slightly more under-the-radar horses and even…

Asdaa Added To Basket

It’s over a year now since Rainbow Rebel grabbed his day in the sun by winning the Old Newton Cup at Haydock Park, and it’s another 12 months further back since Alcala landed the Summer Plate at Market Rasen. Those two victories are without a doubt the highlights of my time in racehorse ownership so…

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…