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Cheltenham 2016 – can it get any better?


  Well I suppose the sun could have shined and it could have been about 15 degrees warmer (like last year) but I’ve never had as good a day’s racing as Day 1 of the 2016 Cheltenham festival! Smug? You … Continue reading

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JacktheJouneyman – the PlayPen horse!


JacktheJouneyman raced for the first time at Ludlow yesterday and a hardy cross-section of the Pension PlayPen was there to see him finish fourth. Coming into the home straight the four year old had pulled for most of the race but … Continue reading

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Cheltenham day three – Tap’s top tips


Looking back is seldom a good idea and anyone following yesterday’s top tips may be forgiven avoiding my predictions for day three! 13:30 Novices’ Chase 2m 4f £100,000                 Texas Jack 14:05 Final (Handicap Hurdle) 3m £80,000      Shut the front … Continue reading

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Cheltenham tips – day one


At time of writing the bookies have the meeting 4-6 on to go ahead but I’m staring at a blizzard out the window here in Rissington – but 10 miles from the course. Our party divides into two ….those who will … Continue reading

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