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...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Tuesday 11th December

14:40 Fontwell As the only hurdle winner set to take aim at this 10 runner field Outofthisworld could be seen as a very obvious choice but perhaps that's doing some of her rivals a disservice. The Alan King trained Midnightreferendum finished...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Monday 10th December

After 8 winners including easy wins for both the NAP and Next Best, the Picks From The Paddock are back to try and get your week off to a flier! Best Bet Of The Day 14:00 Lingfield Trainer Tom Lacey has been in...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Sunday 9th December

14:00 Punchestown Min has won on first run of the season for the last three years and despite this looking like a decent little contest he should take all the beating today. He should appreciate the step back up to this...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Saturday 8th December

15:00 Sandown - Tingle Creek Chase Seen by many as a trial for the Champion Chase at March’s Cheltenham Festival but that seems ridiculously unfair. This prestigious and illustrious race should be seen as a Grade 1 in its own...
God's Own(Left)

Peterborough Chase Preview

On Sunday attention turns to Huntingdon as they stage the Peterborough Chase. This two and a half mile Grade 2 contest has been won by some great horses including Edredon Bleu (1998-2001), Best Mate (2002) and more recently Al...
Donald McCain

Donald McCain Blog

It was great to have a three-timer at Musselburgh during the week and the horses seem to be in very good form. I hope we can keep the ball rolling this weekend with runners at Wetherby and Aintree on Saturday....

Weekend Preview: Hong Kong International Races

The Hong Kong International Races are one of the most prominent events in the Asian Sports calendar and take place at Sha Tin Racecourse. The race meeting welcomes a total of ten races to its race card. Longines is the official sponsor...
Altior

Saturday Preview – Early Christmas Cracker In The Tingle Creek

Becher Chase This is our first taste of the Grand National fences of the season and is always an enthralling contest. Don Poli tops the weights here and is returning to the track for the first time in two years...