Dee Thompson’s Notes From The Paddock – #3

I feel the season is starting to really get underway and the horses are looking a lot better, a lot of them coming into their coats now having had a little sun on their backs, Richard Fahey is worth noting with his two year olds […]

Monday’s best bets with Charlie McCann of

York’s four-day Ebor meeting begins on Wednesday with Crystal Ocean 11/8 market leader at BetVictor for the Gp 1 International Stakes, the feature event on the opening day. The Gt Voltigeur Stakes is one of the leading St Leger trials in the calendar and the […]’s Charlie McCann with Wednesday’s best bets

Heavy rain is due to hit the south of England today and there is also an unsettled forecast for Newbury ahead of Saturday’s feature card. The Group 2 Hungerford Stakes is the feature contest and BetVictor’s 3/1 joint favourite Sir Dancealot did us a favour […]

Tuesday’s best bets with Charlie McCann of

News broke yesterday that there will be a Mares’ only Chase at the Cheltenham Festival of 2021 although there will only be seven races per day so one of the current Festival races will be lost. At present no decision has been made although the […]

Sam Hendry runs the rule over the Premier League season

Sam Hendry runs the rule over the Premier League season After a frantic deadline day which at least left supporters in north London happy, the time for talk is over and it’s time for the real action to begin. Some sides will be happier than […]

Charlie McCann of with his best bets for Saturday

It looks increasingly likely that the ground at Haydock this afternoon will be soft for today’s flat card. The feature contest is the Group 3 Rose Of Lancaster Stakes over 10f. The American bred Wissahickon has never raced on soft ground and he must give […]

Thursday’s best bets with Charlie McCann of

Haydock begin their three-day August meeting on good ground this afternoon, but rain is forecast ahead of Saturday’s feature card. We highlighted the fact that BetVictor’s 15/8 for Addeybb for the Rose Of Lancaster Stakes looked a potentially attractive price yesterday and the William Haggas-trained […]

Cross Counter Faces Tough Challenge to Defend Melbourne Cup Crown

Cross Counter Faces Tough Challenge to Defend Melbourne Cup Crown Image: Jupiter Firelyte [CC BY 2.0] via Wikimedia Reigning Melbourne Cup champion Cross Counter will return to Australia to defend his crown after competing in an epic Goodwood Cup race at the end of July. […]

Wednesday’s best bets with Charlie McCann of

Last week’s Sussex Stakes winner Too Darn Hot was retired on Monday after sustaining a hairline fracture of his hind cannon bone – an injury which he is likely to have picked up at Goodwood. A three-time Group 1 winner he was poorly campaigned in […]

Charlie McCann of with Tuesday’s best bets

Advertise was no match for Ten Sovereigns in the July Cup last month, but he returned to winning ways when landing his third Group 1 in the Prix Maurice de Gheest at Deauville on Sunday. Martyn Meade’s three-year-old was cut from 6s to 4/1 at […]