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To get us in the spirit, here are five horses to follow this season over Christmas and beyond. Thistlecrack Not a particularly left field selection I know but Thistlecrack looks like he could be one of the most special horses for some time. He has a seemingly bottomless engine as he proved when winning the [...]

For years now Channel 4 has been the one-stop source for regular televised horse racing events and highlights. However at the end of 2016 this long-running partnership will come to an end after nearly 33 long years and the baton will be handed back over to ITV who managed to reacquire exclusive free to air [...]

Author: 2 weeks ago

There’s no easy way to make a million pounds, but there certainly are plenty of hard ways. One of them is the Jockey Club’s Million Pound Bonus, which starts on Saturday with the Betfair Chase (3.00) Haydock, one of three legs of the series, the other two being the King George and then the Gold [...]

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Open Meeting Cheltenham Look Back Day One 12.55 ASTRACAD ran out a cosy winner. Supported in the betting market, he always looked likely to win from some way out. Ericht and Realt Mor finished second and third suggesting the form was decent for the class of the race. Whether any of them repeat the form, [...]

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Ten exciting jumpers to follow for the season – By Geoff Handley Thanks to long standing Community Member Geoff for this great article. To find out more about our Membership options please visit: http://jpfestival.com/membership 1. Call To Order : Jonjo O’Neill The NH season stepped up another gear with a cracking Saturday card at Chepstow [...]

Author: 1 month ago

Will Kedjanyi, our racing correspondent, gives his preview of the weekend jump racing action. For access to Will’s regular column join our Community. We move on from The Showcase at Cheltenham to two strong cards at Wetherby and Ascot. In the north at the former, there’s a fine Grade 2 feature the Bet365 Hurdle (2.45). At [...]

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After pouring over the form and considering the whispers, it’s time to grab the best value so it’s worth taking a look at five different types of horse racing bets you can make. Bookmakers are the obvious and traditional choice while racegoers will be very familiar That, their its IT for included canadianpharmacy-cialistop.com decent/average AC. [...]

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The coming of faster and more efficient communication technology has led to an online boom. This boom has survived the test of time. The boom is described as having “survived” because of the many occasions in which it seemed like there was no longer any hope. Hope was almost lost during the dark days of [...]

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Let me start this column, the first of the new jumping season, with a question. What does aestivation mean? I’ll give you 2 minutes to think of it, dear reader, before coming back with an answer. Stumped? Aestivation is a state of animal dormancy, similar to hibernation, characterized by inactivity and a lowered metabolic rate, [...]

Author: 2 months ago