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David Cormack’s Saturday Selections – July 24th

A big day at Ascot featuring the second big clash of the generations following the Eclipse which was won by the three year olds courtesy of St Mark’s Basilica. The King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Qipco Stakes has only six runners but is a […]

David Cormack’s Saturday Selections – July 17th

Two at shorter prices than this column usually goes for but both have strong chances, stronger than their odds imply I think. Both run at Newbury with the first up in the 3.00, the Hackwood Stakes. Lat year’s winner TABDEED (3/1 various) has followed a […]

The Top 3 Most Famous Race Horses in Modern History

Horse racing has been a popular sport since the times of the ancient Egyptians and Babylonians. However, horse racing as we’ve come to understand it today was established in the 18th century. Since then, horses and jockeys have come and gone, but there are many […]

The Stable Lad – Saturday 10th July

Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa Fillies’ Handicap It would be no surprise to see something improve from what they have shown to win here, but it looks worth keeping Kingmania in your corner. Highly progressive since tackling handicaps and stepping up to seven furlongs, she […]

David Cormack’s Saturday Selections July 10th

Two for tomorrow as the Newmarket July meeting reaches its denouement. First up is in the 3.35 at Ascot where TIS MARVELLOUS (8/1 generally) can add to his excellent record at the course (only out of first four once in 8 starts. He’s won here […]

The Stable Lad’s Best Bets Day One Newmarket July Meeting

Bahrain Trophy Stakes (Group 3) (Class 1) (3yo) A small turn out for the Bahrain Trophy and it looks a good day to have Yibr on side. He is entirely ground dependant having shown a disliking for soft ground every time he has raced on […]

David Cormack’s Saturday Selections July 3rd

Finally back on track last Saturday after a lengthy losing run. Losing runs are an unavoidable hazard for anybody backing horses and they do shake the confidence of almost all backers. The key is to stick with what has worked for you in the past […]

David Cormack’s Saturday Selections June 26th

High Definition was a notable Epsom absentee, having been held up in his preparation. He is an intriguing runner here having been highly regarded at two and having hinted at potentially high level performance ability when upped in trip in the Dante at York on […]