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Elliott makes history
ELLIOTT ON TIGER ROLL AND HOPES FOR SATURDAY'S GRAND NATIONAL Trainer Gordon Elliott will make history with a record 13 runners in Saturday's £1-million Randox Health Grand National. He wasted no time in getting into Aintree's winner's enclosure... Full Story
Thu, Apr 4th, 2019
Aintree Countdown
Friday, March 29, 2019 - The three-day Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse begins with a feast of G1 action on Grand National Thursday, April 4. The seven-race programme starts with four G1 prizes on the... Full Story
Fri, Mar 29th, 2019
Cheltenham Final Stansing 2019
Nico de Boinville, the Holland Cooper Top Jockey at The Festival 2019 with three winners, reacted: "I am over the moon. "You do not come into a week like this thinking you have any sort of a chance... Full Story
Tue, Mar 19th, 2019
Cheltenham Update
ST PATRICK'S THURSDAY, MARCH 14, 2019 Holland Cooper Leading Jockey Award -Standings after St Patrick's Thursday Jockey 1st 2nd 3rdBarry Geraghty 2 2 -Nico de Boinville 2 1 1Mark Walsh 2 1 1Mr Jamie Codd 2 - -J... Full Story
Fri, Mar 15th, 2019
Cheltenham Report
At the end of racing on Ladies Day, Cheltenham's Clerk of the Course Simon Claisse discussed the ground conditions and the weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow. He said: "It looks as if conditions will stay dry overnight.... Full Story
Thu, Mar 14th, 2019
Racing goes ahead
RACING GOES AHEAD AT CHELTENHAM TODAY Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - Racing at Cheltenham today will go ahead following a precautionary inspection. The strength of the winds has now moderated on the forecast allowing Simon Claisse, Clerk of... Full Story
Wed, Mar 13th, 2019
Cheltenham Ladies Day Confirmations 2019
Altior tops confirmations for Wednesday's G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham Thursday, March 7, 2019 - Defending champion Altior (Nicky Henderson, 4/11 favourite with Betway) tops 12 confirmations for the £450,000 G1 Betway Queen Mother Champion... Full Story
Fri, Mar 8th, 2019
Cheltenham Day 1
Defending champion Buveur D'Air heads 14 chasing Unibet Champion Hurdle glory Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - Dual winner Buveur D'Air is among 14 six-day acceptors for the £450,000 G1 Unibet Champion Hurdle (3.30pm), the feature race at Cheltenham... Full Story
Thu, Mar 7th, 2019
888 Sport Chase
The 888sport Chase (previously the Racing Plus and Racing Post Chase) is due to take place at Kempton on Saturday 23rd February. The race is run over three miles and has served as a Gold Cup prep and... Full Story
Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019
Adonis Hurdle Winners
The Adonis Hurdle was historically an important Trial for the Triumph Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival but its importance has faded in recent years. Penzanace won  both races in 2005, while the winners in 2011, Zarakandar, and 2010, Soldatino... Full Story
Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019
2019 Pendil Chase
The Pendil Novices Chase in run at Kempton on Racing Plus Chase Day in the second half of February. The race has Grade 2 status and is run over a distance of about 2 miles and 4½ furlongs.... Full Story
Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019
Cheltenham Handicap Entries
897 handicap entries for The Festival™ presented by Magners Thursday, February 20, 2019 - A total of 897 entries are revealed today, including a record 322 from Ireland, for the 10 handicaps at The Festival™ presented by Magners.... Full Story
Thu, Feb 21st, 2019
Cheltenham Grade1s
Wednesday, February 13, 2019 – Superstar chaser Altior headlines the acceptors for the six non-novice G1 championship races at The Festival™ presented by Magners following yesterday's scratching deadline,details of which are revealed today. Timeform's top-rated Jump horse Altior (Nicky Henderson,... Full Story
Wed, Feb 13th, 2019
Novice Chase Entries
Thursday, January 24, 2019 – Entries are revealed today for the three G1 championship novices' chases at The Festival™ presented by Magners - the £175,000 Racing Post Arkle Novices' Chase (1m 7f 199y, ChampionDay, Tuesday, March 12), the £175,000... Full Story
Thu, Jan 24th, 2019
Supreme Novice Entries 2019
Thursday, January 31, 2019 – Entries are revealed today for the three G1 championship novices' hurdles at The Festival™ presented by Magners - the £125,000 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (2m, Champion Day,Tuesday, March 12), the £125,000 Ballymore Novices'... Full Story
Fri, Feb 8th, 2019
November Meeting
FIVE-DAY CONFIRMATIONS FOR THE TWO BIG RACES AT THE NOVEMBER MEETING, CHELTENHAM, THIS WEEKEND The BetVictor Gold Cup with BetVictor OddsGrade 3 handicap chase, £160,000 total prize fund . 2.25pm Cheltenham, Saturday, November 17, 2018. Two miles, four... Full Story
Mon, Nov 12th, 2018
Cheltenham Showcase 2018
Increased prize money as Cheltenham's new season commences with The Showcase on October 26 & 27 Thursday, October 11, 2018 - Cheltenham's new season gets underway in 15 days' time with The Showcase taking place on Friday and... Full Story
Thu, Oct 11th, 2018
Grand National Entries 2018
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - Ante-post joint-favourite Blaklion headlines 90 entries going forward for the £1-million Randox Health Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 14 - the 171st running - following yesterday's first scratchings' deadline. Staged over... Full Story
Tue, Mar 1st, 2016
Cheltenham Festival Weather
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - Cheltenham Racecourse held a press conference in the Panoramic Restaurant at the track today, 13 days before The Festival 2018 commences. The weights for the 10 handicap races were unveiled with three official... Full Story
Tue, Mar 1st, 2016
Coney Island set to return to Berkshire
Coney Island set to return to Berkshire as entries revealed for £150,000 G1 Betfair Ascot Chase on February 17 Entries are revealed today for the £150,000 Betfair Ascot Chase, the richest Grade One (G1) contest of the Jumps... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Kerry National 2017
The Guinness Kerry National is the feature and most valuable race at the Listowel Harvest Festival and for many marks the end of the summer jumping season and the beginning of the Irish National Hunt season proper. The... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Aintree Hurdle 2017 Quotes
HENDERSON D'AIR'S TO DREAM WITH BUVEUR 4/9 favourite Buveur D'Air, trained by Nicky Henderson, took the step up to two miles and four furlongs in his stride, as he registered an authoritative victory in the G1 Betway Aintree... Full Story
Wed, Apr 6th, 2016
Cheltenham Festival Top Jockeys
Leading Jockeys at The Festival Previous winners of the Boodles Leading Jockey Award are listed below, with current jockeys in bold. 2016 Ruby Walsh (7) 1997 A P McCoy (3)2015 Ruby Walsh (4) 1996 Richard Dunwoody (2)2014 Ruby... Full Story
Fri, Mar 25th, 2016
2017 Cheltenham Gold Cup Confirmations
Tizzard pair among 14 for Friday's Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup at The Festival Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Nine-time G1 winner Cue Card and progressive staying chaser Native River headline 14 six-day confirmations for the G1 £575,000 Timico... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
2017 £hampon Hurdle Confirmations
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - Favourite Yanworth heads 13 confirmations for the £400,000 Grade One Stan James Champion Hurdle (3.30pm) over two miles, the highlight at Cheltenham on the first day of The Festival, Champion Day, Tuesday,... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Festival Handicap Weights 2017
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - Weights are unveiled today for the 10 handicaps at The Festival, which runs from Tuesday, March 14 to Friday, March 17, inclusive. The top weights are as follows: Race (maximum number of runners)HorseAge/WgtTrainerUltima... Full Story
Wed, Dec 28th, 2016
Cheltenham Novice Hurdles 2017
Fantastic championship novices' hurdles in prospect at The FestivalThursday, February 2, 2017 – Entries are revealed today for the four championship novices' hurdles at The Festival – the £125,000 Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (2m, 1.30pm Champion Day,... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Cheltenham Novice Chase Entries
Altior, Min and Yorkhill headline entries for championship novices' chases at The Festival Thursday, January 26, 2017 - Entries are released today for the three Grade One novices' chases run at The Festival - the £175,000 Racing Post... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Mares Hurdle Entries 2017
Annie Power and Vroum Vroum Mag given OLBG Mares' Hurdle option Willie Mullins, who has dominated the race, is responsible for 15 of the record 53 entries for the £110,000 Grade One OLBG Mares' Hurdle on the first... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Stayers Hurdle Entries
US star Rawnaq on course for Sun Bets Stayers' HurdleThursday, January 19, 2017 – US challenger Rawnaq features among 47 entries, the third-highest level in the last 11 runnings, for the £300,000 Grade One Sun Bets Stayers' Hurdle... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Champion Hurdle Entries 2017
Faugheen and Annie Power star among 28 entries for Stan James Champion HurdleWednesday, January 18, 2017 – The two latest winners of the Stan James Champion Hurdle, Faugheen (2015) and Annie Power (2016), headline 28 entries, the highest... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Ryanair Chase Entries 2017
Cue Card among 48 entries for Ryanair Chase Cue Card (Colin Tizzard) could bid for a second victory in the £300,000 Grade One Ryanair Chase on the third day of The Festival, St Patrick's Thursday, March 16. The... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Champion Chase Entries 2017
Douvan stars among Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase entriesThursday, January 12, 2017 – Douvan headlines 28 entries, the second-highest level since 2009, for the £350,000 Grade One Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase at Cheltenham on the second day... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Gold Cup Entries 2017
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 – Trainers Colin Tizzard and Gordon Elliott dominate the 39 entries, with five apiece, for the Grade One Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup which takes centre stage on the fourth and final day of The... Full Story
Sat, Dec 31st, 2016
Newcastle 21 Dec
Royal Ascot winner Oriental Fox aiming for Fast-Track Qualifier success at Newcastle on Wednesday Eight runners are set to line up in the £20,000 Betway Conditions Stakes (2.00pm) at Newcastle on Wednesday, December 21. The two-mile contest on... Full Story
Tue, Dec 20th, 2016
Hennessy Confirmations
Pauling pair among 28 confirmations for 60th Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on Saturday Last year's winner Smad Place (Alan King, 11st 12lb) tops 28 confirmations for the £200,000 Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury on day two of... Full Story
Tue, Nov 22nd, 2016
Moscow is magnifient
The legendary steeplechaser Moscow Flyer died last Friday. His regular big race jockey Barry Geraghty led the tributes in his At The Races blog: Moscow Flyer was brilliantly trained by Jessie for his owner Brian Kearney, and Eamonn... Full Story
Sun, Oct 23rd, 2016
Cheltenham Showcase
Future stars out to shine on day one of The Showcase at Cheltenham on Friday Sunday, October 16, 2016 - Cheltenham's new season gets underway on Friday, October 21, with a seven-race card on day one of The... Full Story
Tue, Oct 18th, 2016
Grade 1 Jockeys Table 2016
With the 2016 season coming to an end we have updated our table of the winning most jockeys at Grade 1 Level. Ruby in a league of his own and a record that surely never will be equalled.... Full Story
Thu, Apr 28th, 2016
Grand National 2016 - 87 remain
Many Clouds tops 87 in Crabbie's Grand National Monday, April 4, 2016 - Last year's winner Many Clouds (Oliver Sherwood) tops 87 horses going forward for the £1-million Crabbie's Grand National, staged at 5.15pm on Saturday, April 9,... Full Story
Mon, Apr 4th, 2016
Irish Grand National 2016
Fairyhouse Easter Monday The 2016 Irish National will be run at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Easter Monday March 27th. Last year Katie Walsh won her second National of the 2014-15 season on Thunder and Roses for Sandra Hughes. Katie... Full Story
Sun, Mar 20th, 2016
Betbright Cup Trainer and Jockey Standings
Fri, Mar 18th, 2016
Leading Jockey & Trainer Standings Day 1
BOODLES LEADING JOCKEY AWARD - STANDINGS AFTER FIRST DAY Jockey 1st 2nd 3rdRuby Walsh 3 1 -Nico de Boinville 1 - -Brian Hughes 1 - -Mr Derek O'Connor 1 - '-Tom Scudamore 1 - -Johnny Burke - 1... Full Story
Wed, Mar 16th, 2016
Festival Facts - Guinness Drank etc
March 15-18, 2016 Sunday, March 13, 2016 - Facts and figures for The Festival. £100,000,000 - local (Gloucestershire) economic impact of The Festival each year.£4,150,000 - record amount of prize money on offer at The Festival 2016... Full Story
Sun, Mar 13th, 2016
TG4 Cheltenham Preview
With Donn McClean, Denis Kirwan and interviews with Willie Mullins & Gordon Elliott ... Full Story
Sat, Mar 12th, 2016
Imperial Cup Trends 2016
Prior to the launch of the Champion Hurdle in 1927 the Imperial Cup was considered the most prestigous hurdle race of the National Hunt season. The race is now run at Sandown racecourse as a listed handicap over... Full Story
Fri, Mar 11th, 2016
Boylesport Cheltenham Preview 2016
Boylesport Preview ... Full Story
Wed, Mar 9th, 2016
Festival Update
Mark had a great weekend on the tipping front and now provides his latest Festival update.... This time tomorrow the entries will have closed for the handicaps so we should start to get a clearer picture as to... Full Story
Mon, Feb 22nd, 2016
Road to Cheltenham - 11
With five weeks to the Festival Mark reflects on this weekends action and continues his countdown to Cheltenham 2016. Well my Ante-Post Diary is certainly shaping up well with just five weeks left to the start of the... Full Story
Tue, Feb 9th, 2016
Betfair Hurdle 2016
31 go forward for Britain's richest handicap hurdle, the Betfair Hurdle, at Newbury on Saturday Last year's runner-up Cheltenian (11st 12lb, Philip Hobbs, 20/1 with Betfair) tops the weights for the £155,000 Betfair Hurdle (3.35pm), Britain's richest handicap... Full Story
Tue, Feb 9th, 2016
Cheltenham Festival Update
Mark adds two more bets to his Cheltenham Portfolio. The performances of Yanworth and Vaniteux certainly gave me reason to be optimistic at the Festival as both were shortened up in their respective markets. The former was clearly... Full Story
Wed, Feb 3rd, 2016
Grand National Entries 2016
Terrific 126-strong entry revealed for 2016 Crabbie's Grand National Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - A huge entry of 126 horses, the highest number since 2008, is unveiled today for the £1-million Crabbie's Grand National. The 2016 figure is... Full Story
Wed, Feb 3rd, 2016
Cheltenham Festival Update
Mark refects on another week of action and adds to his Cheltenham Portfolio. Another week goes by which means we are getting ever closer to the Festival and despite talk that the first day is set to be... Full Story
Tue, Jan 26th, 2016
Cheltenham Trials Day
Djakadam heads strong entry for BetBright Trial Chase on Festival Trials Day this Saturday Monday, January 25, 2016 - Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Djakadam headlines 11 entries for the £100,000 Grade Two BetBright Trial Chase (1.50pm), the... Full Story
Mon, Jan 25th, 2016
Mares Hurdle Entries 2016
Power heads OLBG Mares' Hurdle entries There are 45 entries for the Grade One OLBG Mares' Hurdle, run over two and a half miles, headed by Annie Power. The Willie Mullins-trained eight-year-old has been successful on 12 of... Full Story
Thu, Jan 21st, 2016
World Hurdle Entries 2016
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - Entries are unveiled today for a further two Grade One hurdle contests at The Festival - the £300,000 World Hurdle (St Patrick's Thursday, March 17) and the £100,000 OLBG Mares' Hurdle (Champion Day,... Full Story
Thu, Jan 21st, 2016
Cheltenham Countdown 19 Jan
Mark has updated his Cheltenham Portfolio. The countdown to the Cheltenham Festival continues at pace with many of those targeting the meeting starting to have their final prep runs before the big day. Whilst last week's racing was... Full Story
Tue, Jan 19th, 2016
Cheltenham Update 12 Jan
Mark has updated his Cheltenham Portfolio. Champion Hurdle Whilst we had no on-course clues this week to digest, there was news from the Willie Mullins camp that Faugheen is likely to be joined in the line-up for the... Full Story
Tue, Jan 12th, 2016
Cheltenham Countdown 4 Jan
Our forum member Mark has been keeping an ante-post diary in the countdown to the 2016 Festival. Here are his thoughts on developments over the past week. Bet365 and Betfair Sportsbook have now gone No Runner No Bet... Full Story
Wed, Jan 6th, 2016
Johnson closing in on 3000 winners
Richard Johnson  is rapidly closing in on 3000 winner milestone previously only reached by AP McCoy. If he keeps riding for another 7 years he may even catch Sir Anthony ! Timmy Murphy and Graham Lee are now... Full Story
Thu, Dec 31st, 2015
Grade 1 Jockeys Table 2015
We have updated our table of top national hunt jockeys ranked by Grade 1 wins. Ruby Walsh has been as dominant in Grade 1s as McCoy has in total wins having clocked up 170 Grade 1 wins to... Full Story
Thu, Dec 31st, 2015
2015 Feltham Chase
The Feltham Chase ( now the Kauto Star Chase) and the Christmas Hurdle are the the main supporting races to the King George VI Chase on the Kempton Boxing Day racecard. The Feltham Chase is a Grade 1... Full Story
Wed, Dec 23rd, 2015
Hennessy Gold Cup 2015 Trends
The Hennessy Gold Cup run at Newbury is one of the premier handicap steepechases in the UK calendar and has Grade 3 status. Hennessy began their sponsorship of the race in 1957 and their continuing support of the... Full Story
Fri, Nov 27th, 2015
2015 Fighting Fifth Hurdle
The Fighting Fifth Hurdle in a 2 mile Grade 1 hurdle normally run at Newcastle racecourse in the last weekend of November or first weekend of December. The 2015 renewal will be run on 28 November. The 2014... Full Story
Wed, Nov 25th, 2015
Paddy Power Gold Cup Trends 2015
The Paddy Power Gold Cup is the feature event on the middle day of the three day Cheltenham November meeting. It is a handicap chase run over 2 miles 4.5 furlongs. Here we take a look at trends... Full Story
Wed, Nov 11th, 2015
Fehily Reaches 1000 winner milestone
Noel Fehily became the latest current jump jockey to reach the 1000 winner milestone on 4 November 2015. We think that puts him in seventh place in the total wins table ( UK & IRE) of jockeys still... Full Story
Thu, Nov 5th, 2015
Cheltenham Showcase Day 1
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - Irish handler Jessica Harrington runs Rock The World and prolific hurdler Sandymount Duke at Cheltenham on day one of The Showcase, tomorrow, Friday, October 23. Rock The World (Barry Geraghty) features among a... Full Story
Fri, Oct 23rd, 2015
Munster National Stats 2015
The Munster National is run over three miles at Limerick Racecourse.The 2015 renewal is due to take place on Sunday the 11th October 2015. JP McManus owned horses have won the last two renewals. Paul Carberry has ridden... Full Story
Sun, Oct 11th, 2015
Istrabraq Hurdle Trends 2015
The Tipperary Hurdle takes place on the first Sunday of October at Tipperary Racecourse. It is a Grade 2 hurdle over 2 miles with contenders hoping to graduate into Cheltenham Champion Hurdle contenders. Istabraq was the last horse... Full Story
Sun, Oct 4th, 2015
Choc Thornton Retires
Robert Thornton called time on his riding career in September 2015. Choc has struggled with injury problems in recent seasons and had been sidelined with a back injury since a fall from Say When on 25 April 2014.... Full Story
Sun, Oct 4th, 2015
Ayr Gold Cup Trends
The Ayr Gold Cup is one on the oldest horse races in the UK calendar with and was originally established in 1804. It was initially run over a distance of 2 miles but has since 1908 been run... Full Story
Sat, Sep 19th, 2015
Lartigue Hurdle 2015
The Lartigue Hurdle is a Grade C 4 year old Handicap Hurdle over two miles. It is the feature National Hunt race on the Sunday of Listowel Race Week. Previous winners include Victram a subsequent winner of the... Full Story
Fri, Sep 18th, 2015
Kerry National 2015
The Guinness Kerry National is the feature and most valuable race at the Listowel Harvest Festival and for many marks the end of the summer jumping season and the beginning of the Irish National Hunt season proper. The... Full Story
Wed, Sep 9th, 2015
How to bet and win at the Cheltenham Festival
Road To Cheltenham's – How To Bet & Win At The Cheltenham Festival by Matt Tombs (aka @thespieler on Twitter) is a fascinating guide to the Cheltenham Festival 2016 which is packed full of winner finding information. During... Full Story
Wed, Sep 2nd, 2015
2015 Galway Hurdle
The 2015 Galway Hurdle is scheduled to take place on Thursday July 30. Galway Hurdle Stats Last 8 winners aged 6 or 7 Rebel Fitz and Overturn only horses to win carrying more than 11st since 1988 Neither... Full Story
Thu, Jul 30th, 2015
2015 Galway Plate
The 2015 Galway Plate took place on Wednesday 29 July. Here are the closing stages: Watch Shanahan's Turn score a decisive @Galway_Races Plate victory under @JohnnyBurke2 for @HenrydeBromhead. pic.twitter.com/6XOC9LRYS2 — At The Races (@AtTheRaces) July 29, 2015 Galway... Full Story
Mon, Jul 13th, 2015
Royal Ascot Racecard 2015
We will be exchanging information news, tips and bookmaker offers on our Royal Ascot forum throughout the week. The racecard and links to forum threads are scheduled below. Royal Ascot 2015 - Daily Race Schedule Tuesday 16th June ... Full Story
Sun, Jun 14th, 2015
King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes 2015
31 entered for £1.15 million King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored by QIPCO) at Ascot on July 25 The exciting entries for Ascot's midsummer showpiece, the Group One King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Sponsored... Full Story
Wed, Jun 10th, 2015
2015 Derby
Golden Horn and Success Days supplemented as 15 seek Investec Derby glory at Epsom Downs on Saturday Monday, June 1, 2015. There are now just five days to go until the 2015 Investec Derby and the countdown for... Full Story
Wed, Jun 3rd, 2015
2015 Investec Oaks
A field of 11 three-year-old fillies is due to go to post for the exciting 2015 renewal of the £450,000 Group One Investec Oaks (4.30pm), staged over a mile and a half at Epsom Downs on Friday, June... Full Story
Wed, Jun 3rd, 2015
Dante Stakes 2015
The Dante is traditionally the most important Derby trial stages in Britain and this year’s running looks no exception. Among the fifteen entries are current Derby ante-post favourite Jack Hobbs. Trained by John Gosden, the Halling colt won... Full Story
Mon, May 11th, 2015
Punchestown Festival 2015 Videos
The Punchestown Festival is the highlight of the Irish national Hunt calendar and while important and valuable in its own right is also a great pointer to the following seasons Cheltenham Festival. Douvan - Champion Novice Hurdle 2015... Full Story
Wed, Apr 29th, 2015
Punchestown 2015 Tuesday Runners and Riders
Punchestown Festival Tuesday Horses and Jockeys PUNCHESTOWN, Tuesday, 28th April 2015 (3:40) 89A KHC Fr Sean Breen Mem. S'ch (Ladies Cup) €6,900.00 ( 3m - 5yo+ )[MAX 25] No Horse Owner Trainer Rider Wgt 1 Boxer Georg Mrs... Full Story
Mon, Apr 27th, 2015
Punchestown Wednesday Entries
Punchestown Festival Wednesday Rider Information PUNCHESTOWN, Wednesday, 29th April 2015 (4:55) 90C Irish Daily Mirror Novice H'dle (Grade 1) €57,000.00 ( 3m - 4yo+ )[MAX 25] No Horse Owner Trainer Rider Wgt 1 Arctic Skipper(120) Laurence V. Halley... Full Story
Mon, Apr 27th, 2015
AP McCoy Celebration Chase Trends 2015
The Celebration Chase is run over two miles at Sandown on Jumps Finale day. This years race have been renamed in honouring of the retiring Champ AP McCoy. He last won the race in 2011 on French Opera.... Full Story
Mon, Apr 20th, 2015
Bet365 Gold Cup Trends 2015
The traditional GB jumps season finale takes place at Sandown Park on 25th April. The two feature races on the card are the Celebration Chase over 2 miles and Bet365 Gold Cup over an extended 3 mile trip.... Full Story
Mon, Apr 20th, 2015
Willie Mullins Punchestown Team
Stable Tour Willie Mullins has been outlining plans for the 2015 Punchestown Festival. Highlights include - Faugheen, Arctic Fire and Hurricane Fly set for rematch in Champion Hurdle - Possible Don Poli/Vautour clash in Growise Champion Novice Chase... Full Story
Wed, Apr 15th, 2015
Punchestown Festival 2015
Entries for the opening two days of the 2015 Punchestown Festival, taking place from Tuesday, April 28 to Saturday, May 2, are announced today and many of the biggest names in Jump racing look set to line up.... Full Story
Mon, Apr 13th, 2015
2015 Grand National Runner Profiles
The excellent Race News Service have produced 2015 Grand National fact files for all 39 runners to include profiles of horses, jockeys, trainers and owners. This list should be a great resource for Grand National trivia fans in... Full Story
Fri, Apr 10th, 2015
Aintree Ladies Day 2015
This is one of our favourite days racing in the entire calendar. Three Grade1s plus the Topham Chase over the National fences. Race Schedule TimeRaceDistanceTrendsThreads 1.40pm The Alder Hey Children’s Charity Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) 2m 4f... Full Story
Thu, Apr 9th, 2015
Aintree Festival Grand Opening Day 2015
The 2015 Grand National meeting kicks of with a bang with four Grade 1 races ( 2 Hurdles, 2 Steeplechases) getting the festival of to a quality start. The Grand Opening Day Grade One Races Final declarations... Full Story
Tue, Apr 7th, 2015
Ryanair Gold Cup Result 2015
Fairyhouse Easter Festival Meeting: Sunday Feature Race Gilgamboa under Tony McCoy was the winner of the 2015 Ryanair Gold Cup. Ryanair have replaced Powers as sponsor of the Grade 1 2 mile 4 furlong Novice Chase run at... Full Story
Fri, Apr 3rd, 2015
Scottish Grand National Trends 2015
Ayr Scottish Grand National The Scottish Grand National is run at Ayr racecourse in late April and has shown some strong trends over the last decade. There are 93 entries for the 2015 renewal including many entered for... Full Story
Thu, Apr 2nd, 2015
2015 Irish Grand National Result
Fairyhouse Easter Monday The 2015 Irish National was run at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Easter Monday April 6th. Katie Walsh won here second National of the 2014-15 season on Thunder and Roses for Sandra Hughes. Katie had previously landed... Full Story
Tue, Mar 31st, 2015
Fairyhouse Mares Hurdle 2015
Fairyhouse Easter Festival: Mares Hurdle The the Sunday Card of the Fairyhouse Irish Grand National Meeting features the Irish Stallion Farms EBF(Mares)Novice Hurdle. It is a Grade 1 race with a prize fund of €90,000 run over 2m4f.... Full Story
Mon, Mar 30th, 2015
2015 Lincoln Trends
The flat season kicks off with the Lincoln this Saturday. Here are the winners from 2005-2014: Lincoln Trends 2005-2014 The last 4 winners were priced 16/1+ Previously favourites had done well and have won 3/10 giving a level... Full Story
Tue, Mar 24th, 2015
EBF Stallions & TBA Mares Novices´ Hurdle Finale 2015
It is a low key weekend on the National Hunt front sandwiched between the Cheltenham Festival and Fairyhouse and Aintree Grand National meetings. The EBF Mares Hurdle Finale takes place at Newbury on Saturday and we have profiled... Full Story
Wed, Mar 18th, 2015
Cheltenham Festival Winners 2015
The 2015 Cheltenham Festival results were probably slightly more predictable than in previous years with 7 winning favourites in the 27 races. Of note was that all these wins for favourites came in Grade 1 races ( i.e.... Full Story
Mon, Mar 16th, 2015
Cheltenham Wednesday 11 March 2015
The Queen Mother Champion Chase tops a seven race card. The Neptune IM Hurdle and Champion Bumper are supporting Grade 1 races. Ladies Day : Wednesday 11th March TimeRaceDistanceType 13.30 The Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle Race *... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
Cheltenham Tuesday 10 March 2015
The Cheltenham Festival kicks of with a seven racecard today. The Champion Hurdle is the feature race and with three more Grade one races in support many observers consider  Tuesday  the best day of the Cheltenham Festival for... Full Story
Tue, Mar 10th, 2015
Cheltenham Festival Price Boosts
A thirty second round up of the best Cheltenham Festival Offers: There is arguably a lack of imagination here with almost all the Cheltenham Festival offers being focused on the Willie Mullins - Ruby Walsh trainer jockey combo.... Full Story
Sat, Mar 7th, 2015
Imperial Cup Trends 2015
Prior to the launch of the Champion Hurdle in 1927 the Imperial Cup was considered the most prestigous hurdle race of the National Hunt season. The race is now run at Sandown racecourse as a listed handicap over... Full Story
Mon, Mar 2nd, 2015
Cheltenham Preview Reports 2015: Dunraven Arms Adare
The Dunraven Arms Adare hosted a Cheltenham Preview report on Sunady 1 March 2015 for the irish Injured Jockeys Fund. This report comes via Jonahthan Mullin ( RP) and @kilteery for the Limerick Leader. Fuller reports will be... Full Story
Mon, Mar 2nd, 2015
Cheltenham Preview Night Reports 2015: Waterford
Arguably the best panel of the 2015 Cheltenham Preview season was assembled last night at the Woodlans Hoel in Waterford for Ladbrokes Preview night. This report comes via the tweets of @JamieHeffo. Thanks to him. Check out our... Full Story
Fri, Feb 27th, 2015
Cheltenham Preview Reports 2015: Quinlans Bar Cork
Quinlansbar Blackpool, Cork hosted a Cheltenham Preview Night on Wednesday 25 February 2015. This report comes from our forum member The Porge. Check out our 2015 Cheltenham Preview Report thread for more including a full report  last nights... Full Story
Thu, Feb 26th, 2015
Cheltenham Preview Reports 2015: Swords
The Irish Daily Star hosted a preview night in Kettles Hotel, Swords Co. Dublin on Monday 23rd Friday 2015. Thanks to @IanGox10 tweeting for @irishstarsport we have been able to put together this Cheltenham Preview Report. Panel Davy... Full Story
Tue, Feb 24th, 2015
Greatwood Gold Cup 2015 Trends
The 2015 Greatwood Gold Cup will be run at Newbury racecourse on 28 February. The race is a Handicap Chase run over 2 miles 4 furlongs and has Grade 3 status. The race has had a relatively short... Full Story
Mon, Feb 23rd, 2015
National Spirit Hurdle 10 year Trends 2015
The Grade 2 National Spirit Hurdle run at Fontwell racecourse in late February remembers a dual Chamion Hurdle winner from the 1940s. The most famous horses on the roll of honour are Comedy of Errors and more recent... Full Story
Fri, Feb 20th, 2015
Cheltenham Preview Reports 2015: The Goat Bar Dublin
Thanks to @rossmoyno7 for these updates from The Goat Cheltenham Preview Night. A great example of how to tweet a Cheltenahm Preview Report. Jim Cullotty voiced some strong opinions with Bryan Cooper adopting a more "political" stance in... Full Story
Thu, Feb 19th, 2015
Eider Chase Stats 2015
Newcastle's Eider Chase is one of the longer races in the current horseracing program. While a notable prize in it's own right the the 4 mile 1 furlong marathon is seen as a trial for the Aintree Grand... Full Story
Tue, Feb 17th, 2015
Pendil Novices Chase 10 Year Winners and Trends
The Pendil Novices Chase in run at Kempton on Racing Plus Chase Day in the second half of February. The race has Grade 2 status and is run over a distance of about 2 miles and 4½ furlongs.... Full Story
Fri, Feb 22nd, 2019
BetBright Chase Trends 2015
The 2015 BetBright Chase (previously the Racing Plus and Racing Post Chase) is due to take place at Kempton on Saturday 21rd February. The race is run over three miles and has served as a Gold Cup prep... Full Story
Mon, Feb 16th, 2015
Adonis Hurdle 2015
The Adonis Hurdle has always been considered an important Trial for the Triumph Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. If anything that position has been reinforced since the introduction of the Fred Winter Juvenile Handicap Hurdle to the Festival... Full Story
Sun, Feb 15th, 2015
Ten Up Novice Steeplechase 2015
The Grade 2 Ten Up Novice Steeplechase run at Navan in mid February should be a pointer towards the Novice Steeplchases run at the Cheltenham Festival but no horse has doubled up in the last decade. Snowy Morning's... Full Story
Sun, Feb 15th, 2015
Cheltenham Preview Reports 2015 : Ascot
Ascot Racecourse hosted the first Cheltenham Festival Preview of 2015 in the Horsewalk Inn after racing on 14 February. The Panel consisted of: Oli Bell - Chair Paul Nicholls ( PN) Aidan Coleman ( AC) Barry Orr (... Full Story
Sun, Feb 15th, 2015
Boyne Hurdle Stats 2015
The Boyne Hurdle run over 3 miles at Navan racecourse has Grade 2 status and is considered one of the last Irish trials for the World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. The most notable horses on the roll... Full Story
Sun, Feb 15th, 2015
Red Mills Steeplechase Winners 2015
The Red Mills Steeplechase is a Grade 2 race run over two miles four furlongs. The star entry in the 2015 renewal is the two time Cheltenham Festival winner Champagne Fever.  Jockey Ruby Walsh heads to Ascot to... Full Story
Sat, Feb 14th, 2015
Red Mills Hurdle Trial 2015
The Grade 2 Red Mills Hurdle Trial has three winners of feature races at the Cheltenham Festival on the Roll of Honor within the last decade. It should be a pointer to Champion Hurdle success bit only Hardy... Full Story
Sat, Feb 14th, 2015
Rendelsham Hurdle Stats
The Rendelsham Hurdle is one of the last major trials for staying hurdlers before the World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.It has Grade 2 status in its own right and is run over a distance of 3 miles... Full Story
Fri, Feb 13th, 2015
Haydock Grand National Trial 2015
The Haydock Grand National trial is run in mid-February histrorically just after the announcement of the Grand National weights. This year a quirk of the calendar has the race being run before that announcement. While recent winners have... Full Story
Fri, Feb 13th, 2015
2015 Kingwell Hurdle Trends
The Kingwell Hurdle run over 2 miles at Wincanton in mid February is one of the last Champion Hurdle trials before the Cheltenham Festival. Katchit was the last horse to double up in both races. The race has... Full Story
Thu, Feb 12th, 2015
2015 Horseracing Calendar
2015 Horse Racing Calendar This is still a work in progress but we are working on a graded race and fixture calendar with links to stats. Book mark us and check back for updates. ... Full Story
Tue, Feb 10th, 2015
Reynoldstown Chase Stats 2015
The Reynoldstown Novices Chase run over 3 miles at Ascot racecourse in mid-February is seen as an important trial for the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Last years winner O'Faolians Boy had his prep in this race... Full Story
Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Ascot Chase Stats 2015
The 2m5f Ascot Chase run in mid February has Grade 1 status. The race was introduced to the program in 1995 and has an elite roll of honour including Tiutchez, One Man, Kauto Star, Voy Por Ustedes, Monets... Full Story
Mon, Feb 9th, 2015
Betfair Denman Chase 2015
The Grade 2 Denman Chase run at Newbury in early February is one of the last recognised trials for the Cheltenham Gold Cup. Kauto Star and Denman have doubled up in both races within the last decade. Betfair... Full Story
Fri, Feb 6th, 2015
Flogas Novice Chase Stats ( previously Dr PJ Moriarty)
The Grade 1 Flogas Novice Chase ( the old Dr PJ Moriarty Chase)  run at Leopardstown over 2m 5f has Grade 1 status and has been an important Irish trial for the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.... Full Story
Fri, Feb 6th, 2015
Spring Juvenile Hurdle Stats 2015
The Spring Juvenile Hurdle has become the leading Irish trial for the Triumph Hurdle. The brillant Our Conor doubled up in both races in 2013 while the 2014 runner up in this race Tiger Cry went one better... Full Story
Thu, Feb 5th, 2015
Deloitte Novices Hurdle 2015 Stats
Willie Mullins has trained the last two winners of the Deloitte. Vautour and Champagne Fever subsequently doubled up in the Supreme Novices Hurdle making this the leading current pointer to that race. Deloitte Hurdle Stats 5/10 winning favourites... Full Story
Wed, Feb 4th, 2015
Irish Hennessy 2015 Stats
The Irish Hennessy is scheduled for mid February at Leopardstown racecourse. It has Grade 1 status and is run over three miles. It is considered a leading trial for the Cheltenham Gold Cup but in its 25 year... Full Story
Wed, Feb 4th, 2015
Kingmaker Chase 2015
The 2012 Kingmaker Chase at Warwick was lost to the weather and the race is often overshadowed by the Totesport Gold Trophy meeting run at Newbury on the same day.The race is a Grade 2 run over two... Full Story
Tue, Feb 3rd, 2015
Free Racing UK for 2015 Cheltenham Festival
OFFER CLOSED EARLY BY BETBRIGHT ON 11/2/2015 Bet Bright have come up with an offer that should allow new account holders to see all the 2015 Cheltenham Festival races for free. Here is how you do it: The... Full Story
Mon, Feb 2nd, 2015
Game Spirit Chase Stats 2015
The Grade 2 Game Spirit Chase is part of the big Betfair Hurdle day at Newbury and is normally a key trial for the Queen Mother Champion Chase. Within the last decade Masterminded and Azertyuiop have doubled up... Full Story
Sun, Feb 1st, 2015
Betfair Hurdle Stats 2015
The Newbury Betfair Hurdle run in mid February is one of the most valuable handicaps in the calendar. Betfair Hurdle Trends 7 of the last 12 winners won last time out The last 12 winners had previously won... Full Story
Sun, Feb 1st, 2015
Tied Cottage Chase Stats 2015
The Tied Cottage Chase run at Punchestown is a key Irish trial/prep race for the Queen Mother Champion Chase at the Cheltenham Festival. Moscow Flyer and Big Zeb have doubled up in both races  during the last decade.... Full Story
Sun, Feb 1st, 2015
2015 Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle Entries
Last year's Weatherbys Champion Bumper hero Black Hercules is the ante-post favourite for the £120,000 Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle (97 entries) on the back of a Grade Three triumph at Cork in December and one of 21 entered... Full Story
Thu, Jan 29th, 2015
Parlour Games (John Ferguson) is among 110 engaged for the £120,000 Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle over an extended two and a half miles. The seven-year-old won the Grade Two Neptune Investment Management Novices' Hurdle during The Open... Full Story
Thu, Jan 29th, 2015
2015 Supreme Novices Hurdle Entries
Kauto Star half-brother has sights set on The Festival as entries revealed for novices' hurdles Thursday, January 29, 2015 – Entries are revealed today for the three Grade One novices' hurdles at The Festival – the Sky Bet... Full Story
Thu, Jan 29th, 2015
Sandown Contenders Hurdle 2015
The Sandown Contenders Hurdle has struggled to attract competitive fields in recent seasons but has served as the final prep race for two Champion Hurdlers (Binocular and Rooster Booster) since 2003. The last three renewals have been lost... Full Story
Tue, Jan 27th, 2015
Ruby Walsh 150 Grade 1 Wins
Ruby Walsh notched up another new record yesterday becoming the first jumps jockey to ride 150 winners at Grade 1 level. We have tabled out top 10 Grade One winning jockeys below. Rank Jockey Total Wins 25/01/15 Latest... Full Story
Mon, Jan 26th, 2015
Scilly Isles 2015 Stats
The Scilly Isles Novices Chase is a Grade 1 run over 2 miles 4 furlongs at Sandown Park in late January. The most famous horse on the Roll of Honour is the three time Gold Cup winner Best... Full Story
Sun, Jan 25th, 2015
Jason Maguire 1000 Winners
Jason Maguire joins 1000 Winner Club Jason Maguire became the latest National Hunt Jockey to ride 1000 winners and has now moved on to 1013 GB wins: Tom Scudamore noticed that the milestone had passed without recognition tweeting:... Full Story
Fri, Jan 23rd, 2015
Cheltenham Trials Day - Cheltenham Festival Double
Considering the second January meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse is billed at Festival Trials Day is it worth having a look at past winners and identifing those races that throw up horses that can use a win as springboard... Full Story
Fri, Jan 23rd, 2015
Cheltenham Novice Chase Entries 2015
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - Entries are unveiled today for the three Grade One novices' chase at The Festival - the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase (Champion Day, Tuesday, March 10), the RSA Chase (Ladies Day, Wednesday,... Full Story
Thu, Jan 22nd, 2015
Doncaster OLBG Mares Hurdle Trial
The Doncaster Mares Hurdle run in late January is a relatively new race on the calendar and was first run in 2008. It is a Grade 2 run over an extended 2 miles. The 2011 and 2013 races... Full Story
Thu, Jan 22nd, 2015
Doncaster Skybet Chase Stats 2015
The Skybet Chase (previously the Great Yorkshire Handicap Chase) is run over an extended 3 miles at Doncaster in late January. The fixture normally clashes with Cheltenham Festival Trials day. Three of the last five  renewals were lost... Full Story
Thu, Jan 22nd, 2015
Cotswold Chase 2015 ( Old Argento)
The 2015 Cotswold Chase looks set to be informative with Gold Cup hopefuls Holywell, Smad Place, Dynaste, Many Clouds , The Giant Bolster, and Smad Place entered. The race is registered as the Cotswold Chase and is run... Full Story
Tue, Jan 20th, 2015
Cheltenham Trial: Classic Novices Hurdle
The Classic Novices Hurdle run on Cheltenham Festival Trails day has Grade 2 status and has been contested by some top class horses since being added to the race program in 2005. It is run over 2m4f and... Full Story
Tue, Jan 20th, 2015
Cleeve Hurdle 2015 Stats
2015 Cleeve Hurdle One of the last big trails for the World Hurdle, the Cleeve Hurdle will be  run at Cheltenham Festival trials day on 24th January. The race is run over 3 miles and currently has Grade... Full Story
Mon, Jan 19th, 2015
Triumph Hurdle Trial 2015
The Grade 2 Finesse Juvenile Novices Hurdle run over 2 miles on Cheltenham Festival Trials day should be a pointer to the JCB Triumph Hurdle at the festival proper but only Katchit has doubled up in the last... Full Story
Mon, Jan 19th, 2015
Champion Hurdle Entries 2015
Faugheen and The New One top 23 entries for Stan James Champion Hurdle Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – Faugheen headlines 23 entries for the £400,000 Stan James Champion Hurdle, the highlight on the opening day of The Festival, Champion Day,... Full Story
Wed, Jan 14th, 2015
Clarence House Chase Trends 2015
The Victor Chandler Chase run at Ascot in mid January over 2m 1f is a Grade 1 and has been run under the present conditions since 2008. Prior to that the race was run as a handicap over... Full Story
Mon, Jan 12th, 2015
Ryanair Chase Entries 2015
There are 39 entries, including 16 from Ireland, for the £300,000 Ryanair Chase, run over two miles and five furlongs and one of the two Grade One contests staged on St Patrick's Thursday, March 12. The two most... Full Story
Thu, Jan 8th, 2015
Champion Chase 2015 Entries
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - A modern day record of 33 entries is revealed today for the £350,000 Grade One Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase, the highlight of Ladies Day at The Festival, Wednesday, March 11. The previous... Full Story
Thu, Jan 8th, 2015
Betfair Hurdle Entries 2015
The weights are revealed today for Britain's richest handicap hurdle, the £155,000 Grade Three Betfair Hurdle, which is staged at Newbury on Betfair Super Saturday, Saturday, February 7. Snake Eyes (9st 8lb) is one of three 12/1 co-second... Full Story
Thu, Jan 15th, 2015
Cheltenham Gold Cup Entries 2015
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - The last two winners of the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup, Lord Windermere and Bobs Worth, are among the 35 horses entered for the 2015 renewal of the £550,000 Grade One highlight of The... Full Story
Wed, Jan 7th, 2015
Lanzarote Hurdle 2016 Trends
The Lanzarote Hurdle is the feature race at Kempton on the second Saturday of January. Lanzarote Hurdle Trends 2007-2015 The race has only been run in its present format as a handicap over two miles five furlongs since... Full Story
Tue, Jan 6th, 2015
Lexus Chase Trends 2014
The Lexus Chase run at Leopardstown on the 28th of December is one of the more valuable staying chases run in Ireland. The roll of honour includes three Cheltenham Gold Cup winners in the last decade. Synchronised (2011),... Full Story
Sun, Dec 28th, 2014
Long Walk Hurdle Trends 2014
The Long Walk Hurdle run at Ascot just before Christmas is a Grade 1 hurdle over three miles. It is one of the strongest pointers to the following years World Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. The 2014 renewal... Full Story
Mon, Dec 15th, 2014
Cheltenham December Gold Cup 2014
The 2012 December Gold Cup (the old Massey Ferguson) will be run in 2014 as the The Caspian Caviar Gold Cup. Cheltenham December Gold Cup Sponsors The race was introduced at Cheltenham in 1963, three years after the... Full Story
Thu, Dec 11th, 2014
Cheltenham International Hurdle Trends 2014
The Bula or now International Hurdle at Cheltenham is a Grade 2 event over 2 miles 1 furlong. It is seen as a pointer to the Champion Hurdle. Binocular and Rooster Booster have doubled up in this and... Full Story
Mon, Dec 8th, 2014
Tingle Creek Trends
Tingle Creek Stats Paul Nicholls has trained 7 of the last 12 winners While Twist Magic and Master Minded were dual winners the last horse to win back to back races was Kauto Star in 2005 and... Full Story
Fri, Dec 5th, 2014
Hennessy Gold Cup 2014 Trends
The Hennessy Gold Cup run at Newbury is one of the premier handicap steepechases in the UK calendar and has Grade 3 status. Hennessy began their sponsorship of the race in 1957 and their continuing support of the... Full Story
Fri, Nov 28th, 2014
Cheltenham Open Meeting Leading Jockey
Richard Johnson was leading jockey at the 2014 Open meeting at Cheltenham with 7 winners over the three days including the feature races on Friday and Sunday. His tally equalled the feat of the absent Tony McCoy who... Full Story
Mon, Nov 17th, 2014
Paddy Power Gold Cup 2014
The Paddy Power Gold Cup is the feature event on the middle day of the three day Cheltenham November meeting. It is a handicap chase run over 2 miles 4.5 furlongs. 2015 Paddy Power Gold Cup Trends are... Full Story
Fri, Nov 14th, 2014
Gowran Park Champion Chase
The Gowran Park Champion Chase is a Grade 2 race run in early October over a distance of 2 miles 4 furlongs. The 2011 Cheltenham Festival Champion Chase winner, Sizing Europe has won the last three renewals. Previous... Full Story
Wed, Oct 1st, 2014
Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle
The Ladbrokes Handicap Hurdle is the feature jumps race on the Thursday of Listowel Races. It is a Grade C Handicap run over 2 miles. Free Bets on Listowel Races Guinness Handicap Hurdle Trends Michael Hourigan has trained... Full Story
Thu, Sep 18th, 2014
Latrigue Hurdle Stats
The Lartigue Hurdle is a Grade C 4 year old Handicap Hurdle over two miles. It is the feature National Hunt race on the Sunday of Listowel Race Week. Previous winners include Victram a subsequent winner of the... Full Story
Tue, Sep 15th, 2015
Grade 1 Jockeys table 2014
We have updated our table of top national hunt jockeys ranked by Grade 1 wins. Ruby Walsh has been as dominant in Grade 1s as McCoy has in total wins having clocked up 146 Grade 1 wins to... Full Story
Mon, Aug 18th, 2014
Winning most jumps jockeys 14.8.14
AP McCoy has now reached a remarkable 4200 wins and is 1488 ahead of his nearest pursuer Richard Johnson. Ruby Walsh is third on this and the all time list a further 408 wins behind Johnson. Further down... Full Story
Fri, Aug 15th, 2014
Royal Ascot Press Conference
ROYAL ASCOT PRESS CONFERENCE - THURSDAY - JUNE 12, 2014 Chris Stickels, Clerk of the Course at Ascot Racecourse, reported today that the weather is set fair until at least Thursday of next week, mid-way through Royal Ascot... Full Story
Fri, Jun 13th, 2014
Aintree Ladies Day 2014
Saturday, March 29, 2014 - Entries and confirmations are revealed today for the second day of the Crabbie's Grand National Festival, Ladies Day, Friday, April 4. Ladies Day features no less than three Grade One contests, one Grade... Full Story
Sat, Mar 29th, 2014
Aintree Grand National Day One
28th March 2014 - The three-day Crabbie's Grand National Festival begins with a bang on Grand Opening Day, Thursday, April 3, with a terrific seven-race card featuring four Grade One contests. The highlight of the day for chasers... Full Story
Fri, Mar 28th, 2014
73 Left In 2014 Grand National
73 remain on Crabbie's Grand National trail There are 73 horses going forward for the Crabbie's Grand National, run at Aintree Racecourse on Saturday, April 5, 2014, after today's scratching opportunity, as against 57 left at this stage... Full Story
Tue, Mar 18th, 2014
Cheltenham Bookies Offers
Here is our selection of the top bookies offers for Cheltenham Festival 2014 for new accounts: Skybet : Money back on first race every day if won by the favourite Boylesports: Money back if second to McCoy  ... Full Story
Sat, Mar 8th, 2014
William Hill Cheltenham Preview
  William Hill will be streaming a Cheltenham Preview on Thursday 6 March 2014 with AP McCoy., John Francome and Jim McGrath. We now have over 20 Cheltenham Preview Reports on our forum thread.... Full Story
Thu, Mar 6th, 2014
Coral 4/1 on Quevega
Last year Coral went 2/1 about Sprinter Sacre for a maximum of £25 and this year they have tweaked the model to go 4/1 about the odds on supermare Quevega but are limiting stakes to £10. Coral are... Full Story
Wed, Mar 5th, 2014
Paddy Power NRNB on Cheltenham 2014
Paddy Power have now gone Non Runner No Bet on all 27 Cheltenham Festival races. In addition the home of the money back special has tweaked the model and is now offering money back if your horse finishes... Full Story
Thu, Feb 27th, 2014
Patrick Mullins Cheltenham Preview
Patrick Mullins spoke to IrishHorse.tv about the upcoming Cheltenham Festival in this interview. Patrick has also been on the Cheltenham Festival Preview Circuit.... Full Story
Tue, Feb 25th, 2014
Sprinter Sacre out of Cheltenham
The highest rated steeplechase in training Sprinter Sacre has been ruled out of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival. Trainer Nicky Henderson told PA Sport: "He worked as normal, but I just needed to see the old Sprinter back. Everything had... Full Story
Mon, Feb 24th, 2014
Willie Mullins Cheltenham Preview
We have been tracking Mullins stable news on our forum and set a Cheltenham Targets challenge earlier this year. Here is the latest from the top trainer via irishhorse.tv. ... Full Story
Wed, Feb 19th, 2014
Grand National Weights 2014
The Grand National weights have been revealed at Abbey Road Studios. As expected Paul Nicholls evergreen 13 year old Tidal Bay tops the weights at 11 st 10 lbs. The Nicky Henderson trained Long Run ( a previous... Full Story
Tue, Feb 11th, 2014
Cheltenham Festival Leading Owner
National Hunt racehorse owners are an interesting group and have a wide range of profiles. We have been gathering snippits on the more high profile of them on our horseracing owners profile thread. It should be useful resource when... Full Story
Wed, Jan 29th, 2014
Grand National Entries 2014
A total of 115 entries have been received for the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree on Saturday, April 5, a very significant increase of 31 on the 2013 figure. This is the highest number of Grand National entries... Full Story
Wed, Jan 29th, 2014
BET365 NRNB on 2014 Cheltenham Festival Championship Races
Bet365 have gone NRNB on the four championship races for the 2014 Cheltenham Festival. These races are the Champion Hurdle, Champion Chase, World Hurdle and Gold Cup. Click on our link to get a new Bet365 account... Full Story
Tue, Dec 31st, 2013
Ascot Ladbroke Hurdle 2013
The Ladbroke Hurdle is the most valuable race run at Ascot on Long Walk Hurdle day. The 2013 racecard is captured below: Ladbroke Hurdle Trends There have been ten renewals since 2001. Age: 9 of 10 winners have... Full Story
Sat, Dec 21st, 2013
Peterborough Chase 2013
The Peterborough Chase is normally run at Huntingdon racecourse in early December over 2 miles 4 and a half furlongs. The 2013 take place on Thursday 12th December. The roll of honour includes famous horses Best Mate, One... Full Story
Thu, Dec 12th, 2013
Grade 1 Jockeys Table after John Durkan
A bloodless John Durkan win moved Ruby Walsh onto 134 career grade one wins. Cue Card's win in the Betfair Chase had moved Joe Tizzard onto 9 career grade 1s. Daryl Jacob joined him on that tally... Full Story
Thu, Dec 12th, 2013
Winning Most NH Jockeys 4 November 2013
As AP McCoy closes in on his 4000th jump winner we have tabled the winning most current jockeys riding. Richard Johnson broke throgh the 2500 barrier last season and is a clear second. Ruby Walsh has chalked up 2223... Full Story
Tue, Nov 5th, 2013
AP McCoy 4000 Countdown
With the AP McCoy 4000 countdown now in full swing we had a look at the breakdown of his wins down the years. We tallied the totals from McCoys stats on the Racing Post site and have noted that when the... Full Story
Mon, Nov 4th, 2013
Donald McCain Stable Tour 2013/14
Donald Mc Cain has been talking to Betfair about his stable stars and picks out hurdlers and chasers to follow in these three videos courtesy of the Betfair YouTube channel: ... Full Story
Thu, Oct 17th, 2013
Paul Nicholls Stable Tour 2013/14
Paul Nicholls lost out to Nicky Henderson by over £500,000 in the race for the trainers title in 2012/13 but must have wondered how close he could have pushed Henderson had Big Bucks, Al Ferof and Tidal Bay... Full Story
Sun, Oct 13th, 2013
Todays Racing Odds
To see comparative odds for todays racing and quoted antepost races select your event from the dropdown in the table below: ... Full Story
Wed, Aug 28th, 2013
Winning Most Jump Jockeys August 2013
We have been tabled below the  career wins of the top 10 winning most jump jockeys currently riding. Tony McCoy is now just 56 wins short of a remarkable career total of 4000. At his present rate of... Full Story
Tue, Aug 20th, 2013
Ebor Meeting Statistics
The York Ebor Festival is one of the last big flat meetings of the summer and the 2013 renewal will take place between between 21st August and 24th August 2013. We will have 10 year big race stats... Full Story
Sat, Aug 17th, 2013
Glorious Goodwood Stable Tours
Glorious Goodwood Stable Tours 1. Godolphin Godolphin's racing manager Simon Crisford spoke to the British Champion Series YouTube Channel about thier intended runners at Glorious Goodwood, including Dawn Approach, Colour Vision and Sajjhaa. The meeting commences on Tuesday 30... Full Story
Mon, Jul 22nd, 2013
Royal Ascot Stable Tours 2013
Courtesy of the ATR and RP TV YouTube channels we have a selection of trainer stable tours and general runner update videos for the 2013 Royal Ascot meeting. Graham Motion:   Kevin Ryan:   Richard Fahey: Mark Johnson... Full Story
Fri, Jun 14th, 2013
Tom Queally's Royal Ascot 2013 horses
Tom Queally spoke to ATRs Luke Harvey in late May about the horses he was looking forward to at  Royal Ascot.  ... Full Story
Sun, Jun 2nd, 2013
Walsh and Nicholls split
Jockey Ruby Walsh and trainer Paul Nicholls have announced the end of one of jump racing's most successful partnerships. They won 64 Grade 1 races as a team. The first was with Fadalko in the 2001 Melling Chase and must recent... Full Story
Mon, May 27th, 2013
Anglo Irish Hurdle Classification 2013
The British & Irish handicappers have made Hurricane Fly (175)  the outright champion for 2013 in the 2 Mile Hurdle division. He had been joint champion with Rock On Ruby in 2011-12. His rating is the second- highest since Classifications began,... Full Story
Sat, May 25th, 2013
Anglo-Irish Steeplechase Ratings 2013
The British and Irish handicappers deliberation for 2013 have made Sprinter Sacre's the second-highest rated horse in Anglo-Irish Jumps Classification history. His BHA rating of 188 has only been bettered by Kauto Star's in the 2009 King George VI... Full Story
Sat, May 25th, 2013
10 out of 10 for Sprinter Sacre
Sprinter Sacre made it ten wins from ten chase starts when landing the 2013 Punchestown Champion Chase. In landing his latest Grade 1 win the horse became the first since Istrabraq in 1999 to win at the Cheltenham,... Full Story
Wed, Apr 24th, 2013
Punchestown Festival Preview 2013
The 2013 Punchestown Festival is scheduled to take place from Tuesday 23rd to Saturday 27th of April. Stars due to run include Cheltenham Festival winners Sprinter Sacre, Hurricane Fly and Our Conor. Thanks to TG4 for this Festival... Full Story
Sun, Apr 21st, 2013
Punchestown 2013 Race Times
The 2013 Punchestown Festival kicks off for five days from Tuesday 23 April. There are 12 Grade 1 races up grabs and a host on jumps racings biggest stars are expected to show including Sprinter Sacre, Sizing Europe, Hurricane... Full Story
Thu, Apr 18th, 2013
Nakayama Grand Jump 2013 Result
Blackstairmountian landed the Grade 1 Nakayama Grand Jump in Japan this morning for the formidable Mullins/Walsh/Ricci team. The winner was given a perfectly judged ride by Walsh and just held off the fast finishing Rikiai Kurofune. You can... Full Story
Sat, Apr 13th, 2013
2012-13 NH Trainers Title Nicholls vs Henderson
We have been tracking the battle for the 2012-13 National Hunt Trainers title on our forum. While Nicky Henderson has the edge going into the Aintree Grand National meeting there is still much to play for over the... Full Story
Wed, Apr 3rd, 2013
Grand National Meeting Stats Links 2013
The three day Grand National meeting kicks off on Thursday 4th April and we have complied 10 years stats on all the races. Just click on the links below: Thursday 4th April 2013: Liverpool Day 2:00    Matalan Anniversary... Full Story
Wed, Apr 3rd, 2013
Weekend Previews
It is a big weekend of racing and we have preview videos from a number of sources. Irish Horse TV previewed the action at Cork and Fairyhouse:  Racing Post TV have tips videos for the Lincoln and Irish... Full Story
Sat, Mar 30th, 2013
Grade 1 Jockeys Table March 15 2013
Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty each won 3 of the Grade 1 races run at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival with the remaining 5 shared out between  AP McCoy, Paul Carberry, Davy Russell, Bryan Cooper and Sam Twiston-Davies. Ruby Walsh now has won... Full Story
Sun, Mar 17th, 2013
Cheltenham Jockey Tips Challenge Leaderboard
Jockey Tips Challenge Leaderboard Barry Geraghty +£82.50 Settled Tips His Excellency to place in the Arkle (advised antepost at 50/1) 3rd + 62.50 Megalypos each way in Fred Winter unplaced -£10 Oscar Whisky in World Hurdle unplaced -£10... Full Story
Sat, Mar 16th, 2013
Barry Geraghty's Cheltenham Festival Tips
The Fat Jockey Cheltenham Festival Tips challenge is back for 2013 and this time reigning tips champion Barry Geraghty is going head to head with his friend and rival Ruby Walsh. We asked both jockeys to give us four... Full Story
Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
Cheltenham Festival Links
Cheltenham Festival Tips from Top Jockeys Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty are going head to head in a Cheltenham Festival tipping contest on www.fatjockey.com. The two leading jockeys will be giving “four festival fancies” to the site. Click... Full Story
Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
Ruby Walsh Cheltenham Festival Tips 2013
The Fat Jockey Cheltenham Festival Tips challenge is back for a second year and this time we have Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty going head to head. We asked both jockeys to give us four festival fancies and... Full Story
Sun, Mar 10th, 2013
Cheltenham Festival Tips: Walsh v Geraghty
The Fat Jockey Cheltenham Festival Tips challenge is back for a second year and this time we have Ruby Walsh and Barry Geraghty going head to head. These two Cheltenham Festival legends will be giving us four festival... Full Story
Mon, Mar 11th, 2013
Cheltenham Festival Bookmakers
Need to stretch your Cheltenham Festival funds ? Here is a four point plan to turn £50 into a betting bank of over £100. 1. Open an account with Stan James and deposit £10 Stan James will match... Full Story
Sat, Mar 9th, 2013
Dublin Cheltenham Preview 7 March 2013
Boylesports hosted a preview night at Cafe en Seine on 7 March and have been releasing some YouTube clips of the night. 2013  The panel for the night from left to right was Dave Keena from the Irish... Full Story
Sat, Mar 9th, 2013
Irish Horse TV Cheltenham Preview
Irish horse TV  have put together a series of Cheltenham Race previews split by day. Their preview panel was Kevin Blake, John McDonnell and Martin Murphy. Lorna Fowler was in the chair: Champion Hurdle Day Preview Champion Chase... Full Story
Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Adare Cheltenham Preview Night
Irish Horse TV were at the Cheltenham Preview night at The Dunraven Arms in Adare and released this short video. Pricewise, Tom Segal was in attendance we have been tracking the top tipster on our forum. You will... Full Story
Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
6/1 Oscar Whisky at William Hill
Offer Expired.   The "bookies war" continues in the run up to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival. William Hill have taken a different stance to the rest of the market by not offering the Non Runner No Bet concession but instead... Full Story
Fri, Mar 8th, 2013
Betfair Cheltenham Preview Videos
Betfair hosted their own Cheltenham Preview night on March 6th and had columnists Paul Nicholls, Donald McCain, and Gordon Elliott in attendance. Sean Boyce was in the chair.Thanks to their YouTube channel we have video coverage of the... Full Story
Thu, Mar 7th, 2013
No Deposit £5 Free Bet
Fat Jockey Exclusive Completely Free £5 Bet from Stan James The Champion Hurdle sponsor, bookmaker Stan James, are in a generous mood in the run up to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival and have given us an exclusive free... Full Story
Wed, Mar 6th, 2013
Racebets.com Evens Sprinter Sacre
We added the Malta licensed bookmaker RaceBets.com to our roster of promoted bookmakers for the 2013 Cheltenham Festival and if you opened an account then or are a potential new account holder it is worth checking out their even... Full Story
Thu, Nov 7th, 2013
Swords Cheltenham Preview 2013
We have been gathering Cheltenham Festival Preview News on the forum. The Irish Daily Star held its Cheltenham Preview night in aid of Pieta House in Swords recently and they captured the race tips of their main panelists... Full Story
Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Cheltenham Going Reports
With two days to go to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival (and after one of the wettest winters on record), David Yates (aka Newsboy) caught up with Simon Claisse and got this report on the ground conditions at Cheltenham. Will Claisse be... Full Story
Sun, Mar 10th, 2013
Henry De Bromhead Interview
Henry de Bromhead spoke to Irishhorse.tv at Naas about the Cheltenham Festival target for Sizing Europe :  ... Full Story
Mon, Feb 25th, 2013
Circencester Preview Night 26 Feb 2013
Lycetts sponsor Cheltenham Preview Evening at the RAC Lycetts, specialist insurers to the bloodstock industry, are sponsoring a Cheltenham Preview Evening at Cirencester Royal Agricultural College on Tuesday 26th February 2013. The evening is to be hosted by... Full Story
Mon, Feb 25th, 2013
Exeter Cheltenham Festival Preview 2013
Exeter kicked off the preview season this evening and we have been tracking news from the venue. Philip Hobbs, David Pipe and Paul Nicholls were the big names in attendance. Here is what we got: Supreme Novices Hurdle... Full Story
Thu, Feb 21st, 2013
David Pipe Cheltenham Festival Stable Tour
David Pipe opened his stables at Pond House, Nicholashayne, Somerset ahead of the 2013 Cheltenham Festival for an official media tour and provided this update on his horses.     You will find regular stable updates at www.DavidPipe.com... Full Story
Tue, Feb 19th, 2013
Nicky Henderson Open Day
The Cheltenham Festival's most successful trainer, Nicky Henderson, held his open day at his Seven Barrows stable on 17 February. Newsboy from the Daily Mirror was there and provided this feature via The Punters Club YouTube Channel: Racing... Full Story
Wed, Feb 20th, 2013
Jockey Richard Johnson nears 2500 winners
Richard Johnson is just seven short of 2500 career wins and should at his normal rate of progress reach that milesetone before the 2013 Cheltenham Festival.  Tony McCoy is the only jockey to have previously reached the 2500 milestone.... Full Story
Mon, Feb 18th, 2013
Saturday Racing Ascot Haydock Wincanton
There is Grade 1 action and should be plenty of Cheltenham Festival and Grand National clues today on Channel 4. The Ascot Chase takes top billing and is a useful pointer to the Ryanair Chase. In the eight renewals of... Full Story
Sat, Feb 16th, 2013
Dessie Hughes Cheltenham 2013 Stable Tour
Dessie Hughes was the lastest trainer to speak to Racing Post TV about his Cheltenham team and provided this stable Tour in mid February: His stable jockey Bryan Cooper has also given an upbeat report on their big... Full Story
Thu, Feb 14th, 2013
2013 Grand National Weights
There was controversy when weights were allocated earlier this week for the 2013 Aintree Grand National. The main argument centred round the weight allotted Paul Nicholl's revitalised chaser Tidal Bay. Although he topped the weights he was getting in at a lower... Full Story
Sun, Feb 17th, 2013
Noel Meade Cheltenham Festival 2013 Stable Tour
While he has seven Irish trainers titles to his credit Cheltenham has not always been the happiest hunting ground for Noel Meade and he goes there in 2013 with a reduced team in comparison to other years. At... Full Story
Tue, Feb 12th, 2013
Birmingham Cheltenham Preview 2013
The Midlands Racing Club are hosting Birmingham's only Cheltenham Preview Night on Thursday March 7 2013 at 7:30. The panel includes Lydia Hislop, Steve Mellish, Tony Calvin, Andy Gibson and Sam Turner. You can find details of more... Full Story
Sun, Feb 10th, 2013
Dublin Cheltenham Festival Preview
There is a fine panel assembled for this year's Newlands Cross Cheltenham Festival preview at the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel on Sunday 3rd of March. Matt Chapman takes the chair with the panel to include Barry Geraghty, Davy Russell, Tony... Full Story
Fri, Feb 8th, 2013
Flemenstar and Peter Casey
Flemenstar's success in the 2012 Irish Arkle was somewhat overshadowed by Trainer Peter Casey's excited reaction to the win but the pair have continued to notch up the wins in grade one events and now head to the... Full Story
Tue, Feb 12th, 2013
A Different Breed - The Life of a Jump Jockey
The BBC may have a mixed reputation among jump racing fans but they deserve credit for the excellent 5 Live production " A Different Breed The Life of a Jump Jockey". Here is how they bill the show :... Full Story
Wed, Feb 6th, 2013
Betfair Super Saturday Racing
It is Betfair Super Saturday this weekend with a quality card at Newbury and good supporting action at Warwick. Paul Nicholl's gave the sponsor's this run down on his weekend runners: This weekend's Channel 4 Races are: 1:50... Full Story
Tue, Feb 5th, 2013
Official Cheltenham Preview 2013
The Official Cheltenham Preview at the Centaur is scheduled for 7:00 on Sunday 10th March. The panel includers Nicky Henderson and Patrick Mullins. Alan Lee will be in the chair. You can find news of and feedback... Full Story
Fri, Feb 1st, 2013
Cheltenham Preview Hereford 7 March 2013
There is a Cheltenham Festival preview night at Hereford on Thursday 7th March 2013. The panel includes trainers Tom Symonds, Michael Scudamore, Richard Price and Richard Lee.  Booking details below:  If you have a preview night you would like... Full Story
Thu, Jan 31st, 2013
Grade 1 jockeys table 9 February 2013
There were four grade ones up for grabs at Leopardstown earlier today. Bryan Cooper landed his second Grade 1 win of 2013, Davy Russell had the first of the season and the 26th of his career while Paul... Full Story
Sat, Feb 9th, 2013
Winning Most National Hunt Jockeys Table January 2013
AP McCoy notched up his 150th win of the 2012-13 National Hunt season with a Saturday Cheltenham double. McCoy now moves onto 3832 career wins with the 4000 number looking like an achievable target sometime in the next... Full Story
Sun, Jan 27th, 2013
Champion Chaser Big Zeb Tribute
Trainer Colm Murphy retired his star chaser Big Zeb last week after a stellar career represented by lifetime jumps placings of 22/312/2F1F221/1FF1/21411/1122/111233-24 and earnings of over £800,000. He was the 2010 Irish Horse Racing Awards Horse of the... Full Story
Sun, Jan 27th, 2013
Leopardstown Preview from HRI
Horse Racing Ireland have rebranded their race previews as #fivetofollow starting with his look at the big weekend card at Leopardstown. You should find a few more clues on the Fat Jockey Irish Racing Forum.... Full Story
Sun, Jan 27th, 2013
Thyestes Chase 2013
Jadanli under Andrew Lynch was all out to hold off Tarquinius in the 2013 Thyestes Chase . Jadanli was having his biggest win since landing the 2010 Grade One Powers Gold Cup at Fairyhouse in his novice year. Trainer... Full Story
Thu, Jan 24th, 2013
Cheltenham Previews Hexham & Newcastle
The Cheltenham Preview season is almost here and we have details of two events in the North East: Newcastle Racecourse 26 February 2013 Hexham Racecourse 6 March 2013 We will be tracking news from preview nights on the Fat... Full Story
Wed, Jan 23rd, 2013
Big races week ending 27 January 2013
Frankel has been designated best flat horse of all time this week ( if the world began in 1977) and the horse billed as "Frankel of the jumps", Sprinter Sacre, is due to strut his stuff on Saturday... Full Story
Fri, Jan 25th, 2013
JP Festival Cheltenham Previews
The team behind JPFestival.com are clearly passionate about the Cheltenham Festival and Jonathan Pollinger (@ JPFestival) is well worth a twitter follow if you share that interest. They are holding a Cheltenham Preview Night on 7 March 2013... Full Story
Tue, Feb 5th, 2013
Glasgow Cheltenham Preview Night 26 Feb 2013
Panel - Nicky Henderson, Charlie Swan, Lucinda Russell and AP McCoy.   GRAND National winning jockey AP McCoy is champing at the bit to get to the Cheltenham Festival Preview Night Evening at the Glasgow Hilton . The... Full Story
Thu, Jan 31st, 2013
Pricewise Cheltenham Countdown
Racing Post TV are running an excellent Road to Cheltenham series with their top tipster Pricewise. We will add his these videos to this article as they are released to build up a one page reference of Tom Segal's... Full Story
Tue, Feb 26th, 2013
Cheltenham Gold Cup 2013 NRNB
BetVictor were first bookie to launch a significant Cheltenham Festival market concession with their Non Runner - Free Bet offer and Betfred have become the second bookmaker to make a move by going Non-Runner no bet on the Gold... Full Story
Tue, Jan 8th, 2013
Welsh Grand National 2012 Result
The delayed 2012 Welsh Grand National at Chepstow went to Monbeg Dude under a classic Paul Carberry hold up ride. The champion jockey Tony McCoy was runner up on the favourite Rebecca Curtis's Teaforthree. With Teaforthree carrying 16lbs... Full Story
Sun, Jan 6th, 2013
Pricewise Christmas Review
The leading Racing Post tipster Tom Segal aka Pricewise has been giving Racing Post TV viewers his take on the big Christmas races and how he now sees the Cheltenham Festival shaping up : We have started our... Full Story
Wed, Jan 2nd, 2013
How to improve your betting
At The Races analysts Hugh Taylor and James Willoughby in an special series of Form Factor spoke to Tony Ennis about a range of issues that can effect your punting profitability. In one of the best pieces of coverage we... Full Story
Thu, Dec 20th, 2012
Ascot Long Walk Meeting
We had more clues on the Road to Cheltenham last week with graded races at Cheltenham, Lingfield, Doncaster and Navan. Tom Segal spoke to Racing Post TV about the horses that caught his eye last weekend ( he... Full Story
Tue, Dec 18th, 2012
Big Bucks and Al Ferof out for season
Paul Nicholls has been dealt a double blow in his campaign to retain the National Hunt trainers title with the news that both Big Bucks and Al Ferof have been ruled out for the remainder of the season.... Full Story
Mon, Dec 17th, 2012
Top 40 Chasers 12 December 2012
We have updated our table of the Top 40 Chasers in training according to Anglo- Irish official ratings. We have a new number one. Sprinter Sacre became the top rated horse after his superb Tingle Creek display while Flemenstar and... Full Story
Wed, Dec 12th, 2012
Cheltenham International Meeting 2012
Sprinter Sacre, Hello Bud and Flemenstar provided racing highlights last week and here Tom Segal reflects on the meetings at Sandown and Punchestown and selects a few horses to follow : This weekend the jumps racing programme takes us... Full Story
Tue, Dec 11th, 2012
Noel Meade Stable Tour
Earlier this week Noel Meade opened the gates of his Tu Va Stables to launch the Christmas festival meeting at Leopardstown. Racing Post TV were there and have released this feature on their YouTube Channel: Noel gave a run down... Full Story
Wed, Dec 5th, 2012
Top 100 Hurdlers by Official Rating 5 Dec 2012
While second season chasers have been jumping up the Top 100 Chasers Table, Zakandar and Countrywide Flame has been the only real movers so far this season of last years Novice Hurdlers. Simonsig ( may go chasing) and Darlan... Full Story
Wed, Dec 5th, 2012
Top 100 chasers in training 5 Dec 2012
Hennessy Winner Bobs Worth has been given a new rating of 171 and jumps to joint 4th place in our combined table of top rated chasers in the UKand Ireland. Finian's Rainbow remains top rated following the reduction... Full Story
Wed, Dec 5th, 2012
Saturday 8th December Racing Sandown and Aintree
The big jumps meetings keep coming. Last weekend was a cracker with 2012 Cheltenham winners Big Bucks, Bobs Worth and Countrywide Flame all advertising their credentials for the 2013 Festival. The novice divisions also got a shake up... Full Story
Tue, Dec 4th, 2012
Irish Racing Preview Fairyhouse 2 December 2012
The HRI YouTube channel have been continuing with their own version of the BCS " Armchair Jockeys" and have been previewing the Irish weekend race meetings. Here is their preview of Fairyhouse on Saturday & Sunday.     The Sunday card... Full Story
Fri, Nov 30th, 2012
Jump Boys: Walsh, Geraghty and Russell
Jump Boys was a documentary produced for Irish Language Channel TG4 which followed top Irish jockeys Ruby Walsh, Barry Geraghty and Davy Russell over the course of the 2011-12 National Hunt Season. We have the links from TG4... Full Story
Wed, Jan 2nd, 2013
Earlier Today Aidan Coleman became the latest nominee for #sitotheseason somehow staying on  Renard D'Irlande at Wincanton:   Robbie Dunne made a stunning recovery on Rigadin De Beauchene at Newbury last week before eventually finishing third: and back In April... Full Story
Thu, Dec 6th, 2012
Newbury Hennessy Meeting
It is another big jumps racing week with the Newbury Hennessy meeting the UK highlight. We have Hennessy Gold Cup Stats and a dedicated Hennessy Gold Cup thread on the forum. We also had a look at the... Full Story
Tue, Nov 27th, 2012
Troytown Meeting Navan Preview
There is an excellent card at Navan on Sunday 25th of November with a Grade 2 Monksfield Hurdle and the Ladbrokes Troytown Chase the feature events.  Horses flagged as ones to follow on many lists in Alderwoo and Don Cossack are also... Full Story
Fri, Nov 23rd, 2012
Saturday 24th November 2012 Jumps Racing
The big jump racing meetings this weekend are at Haydock and Ascot. The Grade 1 Betfair Chase at Haydock takes top billing. The 2011 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Long Run is on a retrieval mission after a disappointing... Full Story
Wed, Nov 21st, 2012
Cheltenham Sunday 18th Nov 2012 Results
Sunday 18th November 2012 Results 13:10 Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trial Novices' Chase (Registered As The November Novices' Chase) (Grade 2) Captain Conan put himself right into the Arkle picture with an impressive round of jumping. After the... Full Story
Mon, Nov 19th, 2012
Cheltenham Saturday 17th November 2012 Results
Saturday 17th November 2012 Results JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial (Registered As The Prestbury Juvenile Hurdle) (Grade 2) Pos. Horse SP Age Jockey Trainer 1 Far West (FR) 15/8 3 R Walsh P F Nicholls 2 Vasco Du... Full Story
Sun, Nov 18th, 2012
Paul Nicholls Festive Stable Tour
Betfair have caught up with their columnist Paul Nicholls to get the rundown on his runners over the Christmas period. We have the YouTube videos below. We have also been tracking the yard on the forum, Check out the Paul... Full Story
Wed, Dec 19th, 2012
Cheltenham Open 2012 Friday Results
Friday 16th November 2012 Results Steel Plate And Sections Novices' Chase  Prize Fund: £20000 Dynaste moved to the top of the pecking order for 2012 RSA Chase with an impressive win. Pos. Horse SP Age Jockey Trainer 1... Full Story
Sat, Nov 17th, 2012
Colin Tizzard Stable Tour
The Tizzard yard has started the 2012-13 National Hunt season in great form with stable star Cue Card gaining his highest ever rating  in landing the 2012 Haldon Gold Cup. Mick Fitzgerald caught up with the trainer and... Full Story
Thu, Nov 15th, 2012
2012 Paddy Power Gold Cup Entries and Odds
Just 22 remain in the Paddy Power Gold Cup after the latest confirmation stage.  David Pipe's Grands Crus is the antepost favourite but Paul Nicholl's Al Ferof has been the horse for money in recent days.  Hunt Ball ... Full Story
Thu, Nov 15th, 2012
Wincanton Racing Preview
Overturn's chase debut at Sandown should be interesting but Wincanton takes the centre stage of UK jumps racing todays with its Badger Ales Chase meeting. Sandwiched between the feast of action from Down Royal, Wetherby and Ascot last week... Full Story
Sat, Nov 10th, 2012
Irish Racing Preview Naas, Navan and Limerick
There is a decent weekend of jumps action in Ireland this weekend with the clashes of Flemenstar, Big Zeb and Realt Dubh in Grade 2 Fortria Chase at Navan and Voler La Vedette and So Young in the... Full Story
Sat, Nov 10th, 2012
David Pipe Stable Tour on YouTube
We have been gathering stable tour information from all the leading National Hunt yards and are delighted to add David Pipe Stable Tour videos to the collection.  These videos come courtesy of the Racing Post YouTube channel. Our forum... Full Story
Fri, Nov 9th, 2012
Nicky Henderson Stable Tour on YouTube
At The Races YouTube Channel is a great resource for horse racing fans and these two new videos from Nicky Henderson's yard caught our eye. The favourite for the 2012-13 National Hunt Trainers title discusses the well being... Full Story
Fri, Nov 30th, 2012
Irish Racing Preview - Leopardstown, Cork
HRI have been preparing previews of the bigger irish race meetings. Here is their preview of the Sunday November 4th cards at Leopardstown and Cork featuring the November Handicap and Cork Grand National. Our forum team have been... Full Story
Sun, Nov 4th, 2012
Paul Nicholls Betfair Video Stable Tour
The Champion Trainer Paul Nicholls has a regular column at www.betfair.com/paulnicholls and provided these stable tour videos for the Betfair YouTube Channel:  There is more on the Paul Nicholls Stable Tour thread on the Fat Jockey Forum and... Full Story
Tue, Nov 13th, 2012
Gordon Elliott Stable Tour 2013
Trainer Gordon Elliott has really a made his mark over the last few National Hunt seasons and has possibly his best ever team for horses for 2012/13. He spoke to Racing Post TV about this 2013 Cheltenham Festival... Full Story
Wed, Feb 13th, 2013
Oscars Well Punchestown Video
With the introduction of the Jewson Novice's Chase at the interim distance between the Arkle Challenge Trophy and RSA Chase backing novice chasers on an antepost basis for the Cheltenham Festival has become more complicated. Following victory at... Full Story
Thu, Nov 1st, 2012
Kauto Star retired
Kauto Star, the greatest steeplechaser of the modern era has been retired. In 41 races, he was victorious 23 times, only unplaced on seven occasions and was the first horse to win over £2m in prize money over... Full Story
Thu, Nov 1st, 2012
Philip Hobbs Stable Tour 2012-13
ATR has an excellent YouTube Channel and it has been a great source for those tracking the Philips Hobb Stable. Here is an early December 2012 update on the Hobbs stable stars: Back in October 2012 ATR cameras... Full Story
Wed, Dec 12th, 2012
Jumps Stable Tours 2012/13
We have been collecting stables tours throughout the 2012/13 jumps season and you will find a pretty comprehensive collection of trainer comment on this site. Our most recent additions have been stable tours outlining the Cheltenham Festival plans of... Full Story
Sat, Mar 2nd, 2013
Old Roan Chase 2012 Result
Jockey Noel Fehily landed the 2012 Old Roan Chase at Aintree on the Nick Williams trained For Non Stop. The horse is now a possible for the Paddy Power Gold Cup at the Cheltenham November meeting. The 2013... Full Story
Sun, Oct 28th, 2012
Persian War Novices Hurdle Entries
The Persian War Novices Hurdle at Chepstow remembers one of National Hunt's most celebrated racehorses. It is has Grade 2 status and is seen as a pointer to the Neptune Investment Novices Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival. We have previous winner... Full Story
Tue, Oct 23rd, 2012
Old Roan Chase Entries
The 2012 Monets Garden Old Roan Chase is scheduled for this Saturday at Aintree. Last years winner Albertas Run doesn't make it this year but there are a host of top class entries including Poquelin, Wishful Thinking and... Full Story
Mon, Oct 22nd, 2012
Donald McCain Stable Tour
We have been tracking news on the McCain stable and adding videos, interviews and stable tours as Donald provides updates through the 2012-13 National Hunt season. Click on this link for his thoughts on 2013 Cheltenham Festival Horses. Earlier... Full Story
Fri, Feb 24th, 2012
US Grand National Result
Trainer Paul Nicholls finally won his first Aintree Grand National with Neptune Collonges in 2012 and a former inmate of his Pierrot Lunaire landed the American version yesterday. Now in the care of Blythe Miller Davis, Pierrot Lunaire... Full Story
Sun, Oct 21st, 2012
JNwine Champion Steeplechase 2012 Entries
The 2011 Champion Chaser Sizing Europe looks set to test his staying credentials in the 2012 JNWine,com Champion Steeplechase on Saturday 3rd Novemember. His conqueror in this race last year Quito De La Rogue is also among the... Full Story
Sun, Oct 21st, 2012
Nicky Henderson Stable Tour: Hurdlers
We have already run through trainer Nicky Henderson's thoughts on potential targets and well being of his established chasers.  Here is what he had to say about a selection of leading horses seen over hurdles in 2011-12 in... Full Story
Sun, Oct 7th, 2012
Sizing Europe wins Gowran Grade 2
Sizing Europe returned to action with the 16th win of his career in the Grade 2 PWC Champion Steepechase at Gowran Park. Forpadydeplasterer, seven and a half lengths back, brought up the forecast. First Lieutenant finished in a dispapointing fourth... Full Story
Sat, Oct 6th, 2012
Nicky Henderson Stable Tour: Chasers
For the very latest stable tour news on the Henderson Stable check out our Nicky Henderson Cheltenham Festival Stable Tour and the Nicky Henderson Stable Tour thread on the forum. Earlier in the sesaon Nicky Henderson had outlined plans for... Full Story
Sun, Feb 17th, 2013
Jockey Eile on TG4 Player
If you enjoyed Jump Boys on TG4 then it is worth catching up on Jockey Eile which was rerun over Christmas and is now on the TG4 player (for a limited time). The show is something of an X... Full Story
Fri, Jan 4th, 2013
Friends of Tipperary Hurdle entries
The 5 day entries for the Grade 2 Friends of Tipperary Hurdle are in and the Galway Hurdle winner Rebel Fitz and dual French Champion Hurdler Thousand Stars feature among the 5 day entries. Captain Cee Bee is... Full Story
Tue, Oct 2nd, 2012
Gowran Champion Chase Entries
The National Hunt Season in Ireland cranks up several gears this weekend with the Grade 2 Gowran Park Champion Chase at Gowran. We have previous Gowran Park Champion Chase Winners stats in our Festivals/Big Races Section. The entries include five... Full Story
Tue, Oct 2nd, 2012
Alan King Stable Tour
Alan King expects to have a smaller team of horses than previous years at the 2013 Cheltenham Festival with his total number of runners just hitting double figures. He has been hit by a barrage on injuries with... Full Story
Fri, Mar 1st, 2013
Punjabi to go chasing
The 2009 Champion Hurdler, Punjabi, is back in training with Nicky Henderson and about to launch a novice chase career. In his owners day briefing Henderson comments: (Punjabi) Obviously needs to introduction, although we basically decided to... Full Story
Fri, Sep 21st, 2012
British Triple Crown Winners ( and near misses)
As Camelot targets the second UK Triple Crown since 1935 we thought we would look back on the horses who made history by landing all three races and those who failed or just never bothered trying. To win the Triple Crown a... Full Story
Fri, Sep 14th, 2012
St Leger Tips Video
With Camelot such a hot favourite for the St Leger is there any betting angle in the race ? Here are the thoughts of the Racing Post tipping team: and below the Armchair Jockeys give us their thoughts on... Full Story
Mon, Sep 10th, 2012
Paul Nicholls Owners Day 2012
Paul Nicholls landed his seventh NH Trainers title in 2011-12. In a previous article we attributed his latest win to the coaxing of significant performances (and earnings) from his older horses. We noted the significant contributions of veterans Kauto... Full Story
Fri, Sep 7th, 2012
Listowel: Kerry National Entries 2012
The final entries for the feature event of Listowel Race Week  - the 2012 Guinness Kerry National -  are in. The weights have taken a big hike with Follow the Plan, Forpadytheplasterer and Muirhead all withdrawn. All 18 horses left in now race... Full Story
Thu, Sep 6th, 2012
Frankel 2012 Tribute Video
There really is nothing more we can say about Frankel so we will let the pictures do the talking in this tribute video from the RUKTV1 YouTube Channel: ... Full Story
Thu, Aug 30th, 2012
St Leger Winners Trends and Stats
Camelot goes in search of the elusive triple crown at Doncaster on Saturday. Aidan O Brien has landed the prize before but will be seeking his first win in the race since Scorpion in 2007. St Leger Odds... Full Story
Wed, Sep 12th, 2012
Irish Champion Stakes Entries & Stats
The 2012 Irish Champions Stakes is scheduled for 8th September at Leopardstown: There is an initial entry of 33 including top performers Camelot,Cirrus Des Aigles, Famous Name, Monterosso, St Nicholas Abbey, Snow Fairy, Twice Over and Born to Sea:... Full Story
Wed, Aug 29th, 2012
Barry Geraghty 1000 Irish Winners
Barry Geraghty was in treble form at Cork on Sunday  landing the 1000th Irish win of his career of the David Wachman trained  Pageboy.  Earlier in the card Ted Dolly provided Barry with his first winner upsetting the... Full Story
Mon, Aug 27th, 2012
York Ebor Festival Preview Videos
The Armchair Jockeys have returned with another series of video previews for the latest races in the QIPCO British Champions Series at York's Ebor Festival Meeting. 2012 Juddmonte International Stakes Preview 2012 Darley Yorkshire Oaks Preview 2012 Coolmore... Full Story
Tue, Aug 21st, 2012
Big National Hunt Races (GB)
We have been gathering previous winner data for all the big national hunt races in the UK in the hope that this will help us profile likely winners this season. We will be releasing this as the season progresses.... Full Story
Sun, Nov 11th, 2012
Camelot Racecourse Gallop
Camelot's preparations in his quest to become the first horse since Nijinsky in 1970 to land the English Triple Crown have continued with a racecousrse gallop at Leoparadstown. At The Races cameras caught the work out. Fame and Glory worked... Full Story
Mon, Aug 20th, 2012
Nicky Henderson 2012-13 Video
Nicky Henderson missed out on the 2011-12 trainers title when the Paul Nicholls Trained Neptune Collenges landed the 2012 Grand National. He did land more Grade 1 races than his rival and looks to have a formidable team... Full Story
Tue, Aug 14th, 2012
Glorious Goodwood YouTube Previews
The 2012 Glorious Goodwood festival is almost hereand we have three preview videos courtesy of BCS TV and the Racing Post. Lydia Hislop and Eddie Freemantle preview the QIPCO British Champions Series races at the meeting in this... Full Story
Mon, Jul 30th, 2012
Golf: 141st Open Championship Odds
AP McCoy had this to say about playing a round of golf with Tiger Woods back in 2010: "They say you should never meet your heroes — unless you are prepared to be disappointed. However Tiger Woods must be... Full Story
Mon, Jul 16th, 2012
Newmarket July Festival YouTube Preview
The Armchair Jockeys are back with their latest youtube preview. This time they are looking at the Newmarket July Festival including the Etihad Airways Falmouth Stakes and Darley July Cup.   The latest odds for the two feature races... Full Story
Fri, Jul 13th, 2012
Free Racedays 2013
We have been checking out British Racecourses for subsidised and free racedays during 2013. If you are looking for free bets check out our free bets page. FREE ADULT RACEDAY TICKETS  2013 While there are lots of subsidised days... Full Story
Fri, Apr 12th, 2013
Coral Eclipse Stakes 2012 Stats
The Coral Eclipse Stakes is the next race in the British Champions Series and is scheduled for July 7th 2012 at Sandown Park. It is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old and above thoroughbreds over a... Full Story
Mon, Jul 2nd, 2012
Irish Derby Declarations
The Irish Derby meeting at the Curragh is the big racing event this weekend. Epsom Derby Winner Camelot faces six rivals as he seeks to become the16th horse to complete the Epsom and Irish Derby double on Saturday. Aidan O'Brien's... Full Story
Thu, Jun 28th, 2012
Royal Ascot Free Tips
The Racing Post team have previewed the Day 2 Royal Ascot 2012 races below and given us their free tips : Royal Hunt Cup Tips 2012:  Jersey Stakes Tips 2012   Prince of Wales Stakes 2012 Tips   Queen... Full Story
Wed, Jun 20th, 2012
Frankel Royal Ascot 2012
Frankel made it 11 wins in a row with a stunning performance in the 2012 Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot. Timeform have rated the perormance of Henry Cecil's charge the best by any racehorse in their history. Do... Full Story
Wed, Jun 20th, 2012
Black Caviar: Video of all 21 Wins
Black Caviar fever is building in the run up to the Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. The Aussie super mare has won a record 21 races on the bounce and for those unfamilar with her sequence this... Full Story
Wed, Jun 13th, 2012
Royal Ascot Hats
The powers that be have set out a Royal Ascot Dress Code but for most it is a case of dress to impress. We have some advice on how best to wear your hat at Royal Ascot. First up... Full Story
Tue, Jun 12th, 2012
Royal Ascot Previews
We have had an early look at the stats for the big races at in our Royal Ascot Festival section and also have a dedicated Royal Ascot forum tracking news and gathering views on runners at our favourite Flat Race meeting.... Full Story
Wed, Jun 13th, 2012
Thousand Stars wins French Champion Hurdle
Thousand Stars landed a second French Champion Hurdle under Ruby Walsh and provided Willie Mullins with a fourth win in the race this afternoon at Auteuil. Speaking after the race Mullins commented: "He's an iron horse. He's just... Full Story
Sun, Jun 10th, 2012
Frankel: YouTube Videos
We are looking forward to Frankel's next outing in the 2012 Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot. In the meantime here is the British Champions Series tribute to the great horse from youtube to whet the appetite:  ... Full Story
Tue, Jun 5th, 2012
2012 Epsom Derby Result
Camelot was a convincing winner of the 2012 Epsom Derby and now has the Triple Crown on his agenda. Aidan O'Brien and Jospeh O'Brien became the first winning Father-Son Trainer-Jockey combination. Here is the full 2012 Epsom Derby... Full Story
Sun, Jun 3rd, 2012
First training win for John Cullen at Cartmel
John Cullen had his first win as a trainer when Grey Hession landed the Sticky Toffee Pudding Hurdle at Cartmel this evening. John also rode the winner and in addition to training and riding was also on baby... Full Story
Sat, Jun 2nd, 2012
Grade 1 NH Jockeys Table 2012
We have updated our winning most Grade 1 National Hunt Jockeys Table to include all Grade 1 Races up until the end of the 2011-12 season. We last tallied up the totals at the end of January 2012. Ruby Walsh... Full Story
Wed, May 30th, 2012
Epsom Derby Meeting Preview
This weekend's racing is dominated by the Investec Sponsored Derby meeting at Epsom Downs. Lydia Hislop, Rishi Persad and Steve Mellish have been doing previews of the British Champion's Series Races for the BCS Youtube Channel. In the latest installment they... Full Story
Tue, May 29th, 2012
So You Think: Farewell Tour
So You Think is heading back to Australia to stand at stud for Coolmore's operation there. If that goes to plan the nine time Group 1 winner ( and counting !) wont be seen on a racetrack after... Full Story
Tue, May 29th, 2012
No Frankel Vs Black Caviar Clash
Black Caviar won't be one of  the entries for the Goodwood Festivals Sussex Stakes ending the prospect of a meeting with Frankel. Moody Racing's Jeff O'Connor outlined their reasons: "Moody Racing does not intend running Black Caviar at a mile in the... Full Story
Mon, May 28th, 2012
Henrietta Knight Announces Retirement
Henrietta Knight has announced that she is retiring from training and has released the following statement on her website:  The End of an Era & New Beginnings After much deliberation, and largely due to my husband Terry Biddlecombe's... Full Story
Tue, May 29th, 2012
Top Rated Novice Hurdlers 2011-12
The Anglo-Irish Jumps Classification panel made Simonsig their top novice hurdler of 2011-12. He will be chasing in 2012-13 according to reports. We have tabled all the novice hurdlers rated over 140 in the table below. Can Darlan or... Full Story
Wed, May 23rd, 2012
Top Rated Hurdlers 2011-2012
The British and Irish handicappers have assessed the top hurdling performances of 2011-12 and unsurprisingly have made the remarkable Big Bucks their top rated hurdler of the season. We have updated our forum to include a Notes and... Full Story
Mon, Oct 29th, 2012
Top Rated Novice Steeplechasers 2011-12
The British and Irish Handicappers have got together to produce the combined Anglo-Irish Jumps classification for 2011-12. The table below sets out their ratings for novice chasers over three, two and a half and two miles. What do you... Full Story
Wed, May 23rd, 2012
Anglo- Irish Jumps Classification 2011-12: Steeplechasers
The Anglo-Irish Jumps Classification panel have deemed these the top horses over fences in 2011-12. We have created a new Horse Notes and Quotes section within the FatJockey Forum so click on the links  below for the latest trainer, jockey and tipster... Full Story
Wed, Nov 7th, 2012
Top 2 Mile Steeplechasers 2000-2012
The Anglo Irish Jump Classification panel have made Finian's Rainbow their top rated 2 mile chaser for 2011-12. He joins an elite group of previous classification champions inclusing Moscow Flyer and Master Minded.  Top 2 Mile Steeplechaser 2000-2012  YEAR RATING  HORSE... Full Story
Wed, May 23rd, 2012
Top 3 Mile Steeplechasers 2000-2012
The Anglo-Irish (that combination of words would put fear in any Irishman !) Jumps Classification for 2011-12 has been finalised with Kauto Star's King George win at Kempton deemed the top performance over 3 miles +. Kauto was classification champion in... Full Story
Tue, May 29th, 2012
Lockinge Stakes Preview 2012
The British Champions Series is being excellently promoted not least on the excellent BCS youtube channel. Lydia Hislop, Rishi Persad and Steve Mellish preview both race 3 in the QIPCO British Champions Series, the Yorkshire Cup at York, and... Full Story
Fri, May 18th, 2012
Black Caviar : YouTube Videos
Black Caviar has been rewriting the history books down under with an incredible sequence of victories and is now Royal Ascot bound. Matt Chapman from ATR caught up with the wonder horse's trainer Peter Moody and jockey Luke... Full Story
Mon, May 14th, 2012
Top National Hunt Jockeys
The winning most National Hunt jockeys currently riding ranked by career wins at the end of the 2011-12 season are : Pos  Jockey UK IRE Total 1  AP McCoy 3570 112 3682 2  Richard Johnson 2364 16 2380... Full Story
Sun, May 13th, 2012
York Dante Meeting 2012
The three day Dante Meeting runs from May 16-18th this year. All three days will be covered by Channel4. Wednesdays highlights are the Musidora Stakes (a recognised trial for the Epsom Oaks) and the Duke of York Stakes... Full Story
Sun, May 13th, 2012
Swinton Hurdle 2013
The first graded race of the 2013/14 UK National Hurdle season is the Swinton Hurdle ( this year the Pertemps Network Handicap Hurdle) over 2 miles at Haydock. Swinton Hurdle Winners 2003-2012 Year  Winner Age Weight OR  Jockey... Full Story
Tue, May 7th, 2013
Florida Pearl Memories
On of the great chasers of the last two decades, Florida Pearl, has sadly died aged 20. The Irish National Stud released the following statement: "We are saddened to inform you that on the evening of May 5,... Full Story
Mon, May 7th, 2012
2000 Guineas 2012 Video Preview
There are 35 races in the 2012 QIPCO British Champions Series commencing with the 2000 Guineas at Newmarkets and culminating in Champions Day at Ascot.  The BHA (with Racing For Change in the background) have been doing a good... Full Story
Fri, May 4th, 2012
May 2012: YouTube Horseracing Roundup
It is four weeks since our last selection of the top horseracing related videos from YouTube.  Tom Cannon's stunt style recovery at Plumpton has understandably been notching up the hits :   Ted Walsh's opinions on speed dating and Paul... Full Story
Thu, May 3rd, 2012
2000 Guineas 2012
The 2000 Guineas is the first race in the QIPCO British Champion Series. The 2012 renewal is set to take place on Saturday 5th of May. The runners and riders are tabled below : No. Form Horse Age  Wt... Full Story
Tue, May 1st, 2012
2011-12 National Hunt Trainer Stats
Paul Nicholls retained his trainers title in 2011-12 by a margin of £556,349 indicating that he would have won the title even without the Grand National winning contribution of Neptune Collonges (£547,268). Tim Vaughan hitting one hundred winners for... Full Story
Sun, Dec 2nd, 2012
2011-12 National Hunt Jockey Stats
We will be in full flat season mode from here until October but will spend some time this week reflecting on the 2011-12 National Hunt Season. Tony McCoy won another UK jockey's title and now has 4000 winners in his sights.... Full Story
Mon, Apr 30th, 2012
Punchestown Saturday
The weather disrupted Punchestown Festival comes to a conclusion Saturday with the rescheduled Grade 1 Guinness Gold Cup now the feature race on the card. Our initial stats pick, Captain Chris,is now a non runner. Barry Geraghty has... Full Story
Sat, Apr 28th, 2012
Punchestown Festival Day 2
Update Wednesday 14:30: The two chases on todays card at Punchestown have been abandoned. Thursday's card is subject to an 8:00 am inspection. The current plan is to run the Punchestown Gold Cup on Saturday afternoon. This afternoon's... Full Story
Tue, Apr 24th, 2012
Scottish Grand National Stats
The Scottish Grand National is run at Ayr racecourse in late April and has shown some strong trends over the last decade. The Aintree Grand National winner Auroras Encore is a possible runner and could seek to emulate... Full Story
Sun, Apr 7th, 2013
Cheltenham Treble for Geraghty
Barry Geraghty landed his third Cheltenham treble of the 2011-12 National Hunt season on the second day of the April Meeting. As before Nicky Henderson supplied the ammunition. Henderson's Fred Winter Winner ,Une Artiste, returned to the track... Full Story
Thu, Apr 19th, 2012
2000 Guineas: Most Improved misses Craven
Most Improved, 2nd favourite for the 2000 Guineas will miss the Craven Stakes today. The Lawman colt was found to be slightly lame on his near foreleg as he was being prepared to leave for Newmarket early this morning.... Full Story
Thu, Apr 19th, 2012
Jockeys Tips for 2012 Grand National
FatJockey have been asking top jockeys for their Grand National tips and Barry Geraghty, Jason Maguire and Ruby Walsh have been giving us their Grand National 1-2-3-4 Barry Geraghty's top Grand National tips are : Shakalakaboom-Killyglen-Giles Cross-State of Play  Ruby Walsh... Full Story
Fri, Apr 13th, 2012
Jason Maguire - Aintree Grand National Tips
Jason Maguire gives us his tips for the winner of the Grand National and the next three placed horses. ... Full Story
Fri, Apr 13th, 2012
Ruby Walsh - Aintree Grand National Tips
Barry Geraghty gives us his tips for the winner of the Grand National and the next three placed horses. ... Full Story
Sat, Apr 14th, 2012
Barry Geraghty - Aintree Grand National Tips
Barry Geraghty gives us his tips for the winner of the Grand National and the next three placed horses.  ... Full Story
Fri, Apr 13th, 2012
Aintree Festival Liverpool Day
The Aintree Festival kicks off tomorrow. Day One of the Grand National Meeting has been branded Liverpool Day and it really does promise to deliver some top notch Horse Racing action. The Grade One Liverpool Hurdle sponsored this year by... Full Story
Wed, Apr 11th, 2012
Irish Grand National Result
FAIRYHOUSE: The Irish Grand National has not been won by a favourite during the past decade and the punt on AP Mc Coy ridden Groody Hill went the same way on Easter Monday.  The race went to Tom Gibney trained Lion... Full Story
Mon, Apr 9th, 2012
YouTube Horseracing Round Up
FatJockey are always on the look out for videos with a horseracing angle ( however tenuous). If you spot anything that you think we should feature just tweet us @fatjockeytips with your link. We have our own YouTube Channel and a dedicated... Full Story
Sat, Apr 7th, 2012
Irish Grand National Stats
The 2013 Irish National is run at Fairyhouse Racecourse on Easter Monday April 1st. We will attempt to narrow the field for the 2013 Irish Grand National by looking at the stats profile of previous winners. The winners... Full Story
Tue, Mar 19th, 2013
Winning Most NH Jockey Stats
We have been tracking National Hunt jockeys as they reach new milestones and have updated our winning most National Hunt jockey table to include wins in the UK and Ireland up to 2 April 2012:    Jockey UK... Full Story
Mon, Apr 2nd, 2012
Ruby Walsh 2000 Winners
While most of the racing world will be focused on the big flat meetings - Dubai World Cup at Meydan and the Lincoln at Doncaster, we expect a little bit of National Hunt racing history may be made... Full Story
Sat, Mar 31st, 2012
Dubai World Cup Draw
Trainers and their representatives have been reacting to the draw for the Group 1 US$10 million Dubai World Cup. Favourite So You Think was drawn four and will have second-favourite Smart Falcon next door in stall five, while Game On... Full Story
Wed, Mar 28th, 2012
Grand National 2012 News
We will be keeping an ear out for Grand National news from now until the big race in just over three weeks time. Ted Walsh trained Seabass has won his last seven starts and has the stats profile of a Grand... Full Story
Fri, Mar 23rd, 2012
Cheltenham Top Jockeys
Barry Geraghty scooped the Thomas Pink leading rider award at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival with five wins in Grade 1 races and moved on to 25 festival wins. Tony McCoy and Ruby Walsh added two to their tallies. Jason Maguire... Full Story
Sun, Mar 18th, 2012
Stablelad Scoops £1m
A stable lad at trainer Nicky Henderson's yard, Conor Murphy, is understood to have won £1million on a five-horse accumulator bet on the stable's record-breaking winners at Cheltenham. Conor picked up the remarkable sum after correctly predicting the... Full Story
Fri, Mar 16th, 2012
Geraghty Tips Treble
Fat Jockey tipster Barry Geraghty landed a Champion Chase day treble to move to the head of the Cheltenham Festival Jockey Tipster Challenge. Barry landed a Grade One 3 timer on Simonsig, Bobs Worth and Finians Rainbow to... Full Story
Thu, Mar 15th, 2012
Cheltenham Tipster Challenge Update
3 of the 4 jockeys taking the Fat Jockey Cheltenham Tipster Challenge got off the mark yesterday.  Check out these horse racing apps. Choc Thornton had tipped up his own ride Montbazon in the Supreme Novices Hurdle and looked a... Full Story
Wed, Mar 14th, 2012
Supreme Novice Hurdle 2012 Stats
A quick run through the stats for the Supreme Novice Hurdle: Form: 8 out of the last 10 Supreme winners have won last time out. Menorah 2010 and Arcalis 2005 were the exceptions. Last Run: 9 out of the last... Full Story
Mon, Mar 12th, 2012
Top 5 Cheltenham 2013 Free Bet Offers
We will be tracking bookmakers Cheltenham Festival promotions and free bet offers within this article so bookmark us and check back as more non runner no bet and other concessions are released. There is nothing to stop you claiming... Full Story
Mon, Mar 4th, 2013
The Sprinter Sacre Fan Club
So what was said at the Cheltenham Previews about the Arkle ChallengeTrophy Chase ? The first preview we have tracked on our forum took place about three weeks ago at Tipperary. Davy Russell opined that Peddlers Cross would... Full Story
Fri, Mar 9th, 2012
Cheltenham Preview Video
We have lots of video within our individual race guides for the Cheltenham Festival including thoughts of Tom Segal (Pricewise), Davy Russell and  Willie Mullins from Leopardstown last Sunday. There has been plenty of discussion and reports from... Full Story
Fri, Mar 9th, 2012
UK & Ireland Jockeys in battle of the tipsters
The Cheltenham Festival is almost upon us and this year the challenge between Ireland and England will have a new twist. While the gap between Ireland and English trained winners might be tight, it would be unthinkable if... Full Story
Thu, Mar 8th, 2012
Barry Geraghty Cheltenham Tips
Barry Geraghty picked four horses he expects to be riding in the Ireland versus England  Fat Jockey Cheltenham Tips Challenge. Arkle Favourite Sprinter Sacre wasnt one of them ! Barry didnt know about the Fat Jockey Stan James Exclusive 2/1... Full Story
Mon, Mar 5th, 2012
Ruby 2000 at Cheltenham ?
Having seen this weekends declarations, we think Ruby Walsh's march to 2000 UK and Ireland career winners now looks more likely to happen sometime during the 2012 Cheltenham Festival. The top jockey has has seven rides this weekend. We currently... Full Story
Fri, Mar 2nd, 2012
Cheltenham Preview Round Up
There have been reports circulating from the Tipperary, Warwick, Exeter, and UCD Cheltenham Preview nights. Our forum members have been discussing these here. Last night the best line up likely to be seen at a Cheltenham Preview night in Ireland for 2012 was assembled... Full Story
Thu, Mar 1st, 2012
Ruby Walsh closing in on 2000 winners
Ruby Walsh moved within striking distance of two thousand career winners with a Grade 2 double at Naas Sunday. Seabass, trained by his father Ted Walsh, won the Paddypower.com Chase and was trimmed for the Aintree Grand National. Willie... Full Story
Mon, Feb 27th, 2012
Jason Maguire's Cheltenham Tips
Jason Maguire is backing Peddlers Cross to turn the tables on favourite Sprinter Sacre in the Arkle Challenge Trophy Chase. Peddlers Cross was his first pick in the Fat Jockey Cheltenham Tips Challenge. The Grand National winning jockey gave us... Full Story
Sun, Feb 26th, 2012
Robert Thornton's Cheltenham Tips
Robert Thornton was second up for the Fat Jockey Cheltenham Festival  tips challenge. The sixteen times Cheltenham Festival winner, Robert  "Choc" Thornton used two of his five tips on horses from the Alan King stable and has a 33/1 shot  among his other... Full Story
Mon, Feb 27th, 2012
Richard Johnson's Cheltenham Tips
Fat Jockey are delighted with the line up of jockey talent taking our first Cheltenham Festival Tips Challenge. We asked four top jockeys to give us five £20 bets for races during Cheltenham Festival week. First up to take the tips challenge... Full Story
Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012
Ruby's Cheltenham Preview
Ruby Walsh has previewed his rides in the big races at Cheltenham. He was speaking to Pat Keane at the offices of the Irish Examiner. Ruby does a regular column for the paper but finding a copy might be a bit tricky... Full Story
Wed, Feb 22nd, 2012
FJ Feature: An Introduction to Dosage
At Fat Jockey we are always looking for a betting edge. We are not "dosage" experts but are curious to learn. We will start with the basics and then try and apply the approach to a few races. ... Full Story
Fri, Feb 10th, 2012