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The Kings are Dead. Long Live the Kings.

19. November 2010

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The Kings are Dead. Long Live the Kings.

A fascinating Betfair Chase in prospect at Haydock on Saturday and another chance to see how the reigning monarchs of the jumps game shape up against the pretenders to their thrones. I’ve already nailed my colours to the mast of Sizing Europe as one of the up and coming generation of second season chasers that [...]

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Sizing the Real Deal

6. November 2010

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I’m keeping faith in Sizing Europe today. His comeback run was disappointing and inconclusive on the face of it but will in fact give him a vital leg up in to today’s race at Down Royal.
Andrew Lynch told me the other day that Sizing Europe ‘badly’ needed that run at Punchestown and I expect him [...]

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Breeders Cup Bets

5. November 2010

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Breeders Cup Bets

No joy for me on day one at Churchill Downs but I’m sticking to my policy of going for runners at big prices at this, the toughest race meeting of them all and I’m plumping for a 25/1 shot in the Classic.
First things first. You’d need to be on drugs to back Workforce at a [...]

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More to Come from Montaff

3. November 2010

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Eagle eyed ATR viewers may have spotted my brief cameo at the track back on the 9th October. I was there to meet up with a couple of our ATR Poker Club tournament winners but of course was also taking in the sport and having a bet or two. Robert Cooper enquired as to my [...]

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World Cup Kick Off

10. June 2010

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World Cup Kick Off

Well, it’s finally here. The Rainbow Nation hosts the 2010 World Cup but where is the smart money going? I had a good chat with Angus Loughran on ATR today and was pleased to find that we agreed on a few points. I’ll be giving my views on the tournament but have also enlisted by [...]

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Cheltenham 2011 Ante Post

23. March 2010

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Cheltenham 2011 Ante Post

Cheltenham 2011 Ante-post
With the 2010 Cheltenham National Hunt Festival barely behind us, it may seem premature to start looking forward to next year but I couldn’t resist.

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