French Racing Preview – Angers Racecourse 11th February

Not on the radar for most British punters, Angers gets top billing on Monday. A city in western France of just 150,000 inhabitants, the racecourse itself plays host to all types of racing, flat jumps and even trot. For...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Saturday 9th February

14:40 Naas 2019 is fast becoming the year of Joseph O’Brien’s rise to prominence in the national hunt game. The yard continues to go from strength to strength with their jumpers this term and in particular, they have a number of...

Naas Preview – Pravalaguna To Prove Best In The Opera Hat

ITV Racing will be covering six races from Naas with the Irish track the only surviving meeting due to the outbreak of equine influenza in England. It's disappointing that we don’t get to enjoy races like the Betfair hurdle...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Thursday 7th February

16:35 Thurles It may seem a bit of a "daft" choice finding our best bet of the day in a national hunt flat race in Ireland where the expected field of sixteen have little or no form to go through but...

Kieren Fallon Dubai World Cup Carnival Blog

I've had a really enjoyable week out here as I’ve been riding Thunder Snow, who is our big hope for the Carnival. It’s been a pleasure to be aboard him. He’s getting ready to defend his title in the Dubai World...

Best UK/Irish Racehorses 2018

Flat 1.Enable In what proved to be a very light campaign Enable still comes out on top as the best horse in training in 2018 for me. John Gosden’s mare wasn’t seen until September where she put in a fantastic display...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Wednesday 6th February

14:35 Ayr Glittering Love is unbeaten in two since tackling larger obstacles and proved his stamina over three miles when staying on strongly to win over course and distance in soft ground last month. He is also two from two...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Tuesday 5th February

18:45 Newcastle Despite not racing in over 100 days and without a career win after eight race starts it's still intriguing to look at the chances of Blazing Dream. A 3rd placed effort here at Newcastle was much improved and...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Monday 4th February

After a winning NAP yesterday to round off a week of winners the Picks From The Paddock team are back to give their best bet of the day and a tip for every race NAP OF THE DAY 17:55 Wolverhampton Arcanada boasts...

Picks From The Paddock Best Bet – Sunday 3rd February

13:50 Leopardstown Gordon Elliott won this race with Samcro last year and saddles the early favourite Vision D'Honneur who was a ready winner at Punchestown last month, travelling noticeably smoother than rivals and easing to the lead before the final hurdle,...