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Donald will be providing an insight into his runners each week and guiding our readers on his best chances. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvlEr_WgsN0&feature=youtu.be RaceBets are delighted to announce their partnership with leading Jumps trainer Donald McCain who will become the firm’s new brand ambassador. The...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Tuesday 18th December

  12:25 Southwell The second race of the day on the artificial surface at Southwell sees 7 set to try and claim their first ever victory. This maiden sees a handful of newcomers make their racing debuts with the nicely bred...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Monday 17th December

15:05 Plumpton Finnegan's Garden won this race in 2017, one of two course and distance victories last season, and is partnered with Noel Fehily who was on board for one of these wins and boasts a 44% winning strike rate in...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Sunday 16th December

13:20 Carlisle Nigel Twiston-Davies has sent six hurdlers to Carlisle in the last three years and has emerged with five winners for an 83% winning strike rate. He looks to have a great chance of enhancing that record even further today...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Saturday 15th December

14:30 Cheltenham - Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle The highlight of Saturday’s racecard comes by way of the Albert Bartlett Novices Hurdle, also known as the Bristol Novices Hurdle, a Grade 2 race contested over three miles. In recent years it has...
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Donald McCain Blog – Weekend Runners

We are still trying to get runs in the horses and a few of my runners this weekend are having their season debuts. We have 2 runners at Doncaster on Saturday and then it'll be a busy Sunday with...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Friday 14th December

Racing Post Nap 20:15 Kempton George Baker’s yard knows the winner’s enclosure well at Kempton and they look to have another nailed on chance this evening. The Lamplighter beat a subsequent winner over course and distance last month in impressive fashion...

Friday Preview – Bank On Bolger In The Cross Country Race

CF Roberts Mares' Handicap Chase Neil King’s Silent Steps sneaks into this off a nice racing weight and was an impressive winner ten days ago. That was the seven-year-olds first win under rules having spent time in the care of...
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Donald McCain Blog – Friday Runners

Friday Lough Derg Jewel Track: Doncaster - 2:20 Jockey: Will Kennedy He had an irregular heartbeat after Carlisle the last day. I'm still not sure what he did, whether he just got panicked or something else. It was nice to find something given how he...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Thursday 13th December

13.15 Newcastle Highland Hunter lived up to the hype and confirmed his early promise following point to point and bumper successes when romping home at Ayr last time out on hurdling debut. Lucinda Russell’s latest recruit was so impressive that...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Wednesday 12th December

15:20 Hexham A very competitive handicap hurdle awaits us in the last race at Hexham this afternoon where a case could easily be made for any of the ten-strong field. Course and distance winners Beyondtemptation and bottom weight Towerburn both have...