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Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Thursday 31st January

17:50 Newcastle Today's NAP seem very much out of left field and will leave many readers scratching their heads. Despite the forecasted puzzled looks there is method in the madness when siding with likely outsider Tathmeen. The old saying "horses for...

Kieren Fallon Dubai World Cup Carnival Blog

DREAM CASTLE was one everybody in the yard was looking forward to seeing last week and he put in a brilliant performance to win the Al Rashidiya. He’s a horse who has really turned the corner since coming out to...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Wednesday 30th January

15:20 Lingfield Minuty is a fascinating contender here for this 7f handicap. Rae Guest’s charge showed loads of promise over 6f in novice grade company and now steps up in trip for her first try at Handicap level. The four...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Tuesday 29th January

13:55 Newcastle Today looks to be the day that the Brian Ellison trained Sam's Adventure can finally bag a first victory over obstacles. The Ellison yard are going very well at the moment with a very promising 30% strike rate...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Monday 28th January

17:55 Wolverhampton  William Haggas has had an excellent twelve months at Wolves, posting fifteen wins from thirty-six for a 42% winning strike rate, and has just one runner on the card today. Cloudlam ran well when third over a longer trip...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Sunday 27th January

14:40 Sedgefield Charmant has won in impressive fashion on both chase runs to date, looking a potentially smart prospect when beating a subsequent winner at Kelso last time out. He seems to have struck up a great partnership with Brian Hughes,...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Saturday 26th January

15:35 Cheltenham - Cleeve Hurdle Just 45 days to go until we hear the first roar of the crowd as the Cheltenham Festival gets underway but don't worry we don't have to wait that long to bear witness to some...
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Donald McCain Blog – Weekend Runners & More

It’s been a quiet week so far for this time of year owed mainly due to the abandonment's on Wednesday and Thursday though it was great to see It’s All Lark winning in great style up at Kelso on...

Weekend Preview – Paisley Park to be the Prince of Prestbury Park

Cheltenham 2.25 - Costswold Chase The rapid rise of Bryony Frost will reach new levels if Frodon can land the Grade 2 Cotsowld Chase. Ultra-consistent this season with wins in the Old Roan and Caspian Caviar Gold Cup he’ll be...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Friday 25th January

14:55 Lingfield The Jamie Osbourne yard continue in red-hot form through the all-weather flat campaign and they look to have another live chance here today with Dotty Grand. The horse was backed off the board last time out as if...