Irish Derby Is The Real Deal This Time Round

The Irish Derby is very competitive this year for a very welcomed change. Coolmore’s decision to field only one or two horses has encouraged other trainers and owners to have a go and that can only be great for racing. The Curragh have a…

Queen’s Mare Wins The Ascot Gold Cup

What a filly to battle hard and beat the boys in the toughest flat race of the year. Estimate was given a hard ride by Ryan Moore to hold off all comers up the finishing straight. She is only a four year old and this was a big ask of her by…

Royal Ascot Is A Totally Different Animal

The top hats will be out at Ascot next week with some blokes letting themselves down badly taking the fashion too far and seriously. The dress code is there for traditions stake and that is fine but please spare me the wannabe’s although racing…

English Derby – Did the best horse really win?

The Epsom Derby was a great spectacle once again with huge crowds and drama unfolding from the start to the finish. Unfortunately, for favourite backers Dawn Approach ran no race failing to settle and pulling hard until getting to the front…