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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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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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Cheltenham – Friday – Taps top Tips


The Gold Cup has been full of pre-race drama and controversy with Kauto Star taking a fall at home and rumours last week surrounding the well being of Long Run. I believe in fairytales though and I wouldn’t be surprised to see … Continue reading

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Taps’ top tips (Cheltenham Day 1)


I have been doing some  research into the form of  the horses entered for the Festival over the last few days and will share with you all, the horses that I will be backing on this the first day of … Continue reading

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Join us for the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival 2012


Each year we (the Pension Play Pen) organise a week down in the Cotswolds and go racing for four days at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival. The racing takes place between 13th and 16th March and we have taken the house for … Continue reading

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