01-12-2020 06:30:43 in General by Admin
Three Runners Today Lingfield 12.20pm Brave Bairn runs in a bumper over 2m. Brave Bairn looked as if she was going to be fourth on her debut at Taunton when fading in the last furlong, she had done a little bit too much early on in the race so she just ran out of steam. It was an encouraging first run, she’s a very laid back filly at home so it was unexpected that she ran with the choke ...

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28-11-2020 06:38:39 in General by Admin
Two runners today.   Bangor on Dee 1.22pm Westreet runs in a handicap chase over 3m. Westreet made an uncharacteristic bad blunder last time out at Fontwell when unseating his jockey, he made no real effort to jump the fence. When I watched it live I thought he’d been blinded but after seeing the replay it was obvious he wasn’t, a lapse in concentration can happen to any horse...

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25-11-2020 07:09:28 in General by Admin
One runner today at Hereford.   Rainbow is a little star at home, he loves his jumping and he’s very honest in his work. His three races to date have been perfectly ok but he will obviously fare better once he has a handicap mark and this race looks competitive enough on paper.   Once a horse has a couple of duck eggs against their names you regularly get balloted out of novic...

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23-11-2020 06:45:46 in General by Admin
What's Occurring runs in the 2:35pm at Kempton he will be ridden by Brendan Powell   Gavin was beaten a long way last time out at Bangor,  the ground was probably to soft for him that day and he made one mistake which seemed to make him loose his confidence.   We sent him to Laura Collett to do some intensive schooling and he's come back a lot slicker and full of confidence. He'...

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21-11-2020 07:14:42 in General by Admin
Weekend runners.   Bayaanaat pulled up at Bangor on his reappearance, it was desperate ground that day and whilst he handled soft ground on the flat he couldn’t cope with proper jumping heavy. That race is best ignored. Bayaanaat works nicely enough at home and he enjoys his jumping, he’s probably a horse that will fare better once he has a handicap mark.   Bayaanaat is...

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14-11-2020 06:37:20 in General by Admin
One runner today at Cheltenham. Jersey Lady won her first race, a bumper at Ludlow, she showed a great attitude that day she got a bit tapped for toe turning into the hone straight before staying on strongly to the line. This is a step up in grade but she is from a staying family so this stiffer track should suit her.   Jersey Lady is a very straightforward horse to train and she’s ...

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13-11-2020 06:35:11 in General by Admin
Four runners today at Southwell.   Book showed initial promise as a youngster but he has become frustrating. He won a chase at Warwick last December under a great front running ride from Leighton, he had the run of the race that day and he got into a lovely rhythm, it was probably his gold cup. He then pulled up in two competitive chases after that. This ground may be a tad lively for Bo...

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12-11-2020 06:34:40 in General by Admin
One runner today at Taunton.   Pontresina won his last race at Kempton after being demoted to second on his first outing at Fontwell so he thinks he’s won two from two and he’s been cock a hoop at home ....the big dog, he’s even managed to unseat two of his jockeys in the last week....which is unheard of ????   Pontresina is a little legend who has been a consistent...

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11-11-2020 09:11:22 in General by Admin
One runner today at Exeter.   2.36pm Manning Estate runs in a novice handicap chase over 3m.   Flash finished a well beaten third last time out on his second outing over fences, the winner that day was El Presente so with hindsight it probably wasn’t too bad a run.   Flash had blinkers on last time out to sharpen up his jumping, I’m not sure they made any dif...

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10-11-2020 06:38:48 in General by Admin
Two runners today. Lingfield 12.53 What A Glance runs in a bumper over 2m. What A Glance has had one previous run in a point to point where he pulled up on unsuitably soft ground. He wants decent ground hence why he is running in an all weather bumper today.   What A Glance is owned by the family of my new pupil assistant Tom Britten, he’s been at Rhonehurst for just over a month ...

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