Hang In There

Saturday Preview – Hang In There To Take Tolworth

We are all starting to get out of the blur that is Christmas and there is no better way to end the festive period than with another Grade 1 in the shape of the Tolworth at Sandown...
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Donald McCain Blog – Thoughts On Pinch Of Ginger

Just the one runner over the weekend which is nice after the busy Christmas period with Pinch Of Ginger heading to Newcastle on Saturday where he bids to follow up quickly after winning at Catterick.

Dubai World Cup Carnival 2020 – Thursday 2nd January Tips

The Dubai Carnival 2020 has eventually landed. We will be treated to a fascinating six race card under the bright lights of the Meydan grandstand. Many stars of the racing world will be competing  but Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby has chosen...

Dubai World Cup Carnival 2020 – 11 to Follow

Drafted: It is slightly concerning that Drafted missed his intended comeback in the Listed Garhoud sprint on December 5th, but the overall wellbeing of Doug Watson’s string lends hope that the grey can improve on what he achieved last season....

Dubai World Cup Carnival 2020 – Connor Beasley Interview

The 2018/19 UAE season was somewhat of a breakout campaign for Connor Beasley. His power packed driving finishes became a common sight at many of the biggest Meydan fixtures. This was his first season as number one rider for up-and-coming...

New Year’s Day Preview – Whitaker Can Power To Victory

New Years Day is always an exciting one, particularly at Cheltenham this year where some top novices do battle in the Dipper with Champ being the standout horse in the field. I like the chances of Mister...
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Donald McCain Blog – New Year’s Day Runners

It's been a slightly frustrating Christmas period with lots of seconds including the bumper horse Kiriglote, who flew home yesterday. Onwards on upwards though and hopefully, the new year will bring us new luck. We have eight...

Dubai World Cup Carnival 2020 – Trainers To Follow

The Dubai World Cup Carnival see's the local trainers take on the International training Juggernaut's of Godolphin and the American Doug Watson. We profile those to keep an eye on as they attempt more Meydan success...

Dubai World Cup Carnival 2020 – Jockeys To Follow

The Dubai World Cup Carnival see's the worlds best Jockeys descend on Meydan Racecourse. We preview those who are expected to be in the Winner's Enclosure throughout the Carnival. William Buick
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Donald McCain Blog – Weekend Runners

We drew a blank on Boxing Day which was slightly disappointing but it's far from the be-all and end-all. We look forward rather than back and I have eight runners over the weekend, some of them with...