Rely on Daddy for the Christmas Funds

​A nice, competitive card at Ascot awaits us this afternoon and should prove to be a good appetizer for what promises to be a fascinating week’s racing. The JLT Hurdle is the feature of the day and here, we’ll find out how Nicky Henderson’s…

Bet on Baron for Follow-Up Success

​ The Fox Appeals - Queen Mother Champion Chase It’s a pity that we won’t get to see Laurina at Cheltenham this afternoon. I was really looking forward to seeing how Willie Mullins’ wonder mare would fare in the Unibet International…

Shanroe Success on the Cards

Today, we welcome the return of what I consider to be National Hunt horse currently in-training, Altior. Thrice a winner at the Cheltenham Festival, he was outstanding in last season’s Champion Chase. On that occasion, he showed immense class…

Sharpshooter Value Bet – Becher Chase

​Albeit yet to score over the larger obstacles, Theatre Territory has posted some fabulous efforts in defeat and Warren Greatrex's second season chaser should go close in Saturday’s Becher Chase. The admirably consistent mare put up a heroic…

Maxing Our Stakes on Elegant Escape

Traditionally, today’s Fighting Fifth at Newcastle served only as a mere accompaniment to the Ladbrokes Trophy at Newbury. This year, for the first time in memory, it’s the other way around. Gosforth Park’s feature may only have three…