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Month: January 2019

SkyBet Handicap Chase: Willie the Boy in Great Yorkshire Chase

SkyBet Handicap Chase: Willie the Boy in Great Yorkshire Chase

3.30 Doncaster Otherwise known as the Great Yorkshire Chase, this valuable three-mile handicap is often abandoned or run in testing conditions but this year we have genuine good ground for the 11 runners to skip over.   Here are the top six in the race as we see it: Art Mauresque Paul Nicholls knows his way around these tough handicaps and in Art Mauresque he has a proper contender once again. He was well beaten behind Charbel twice over shorter…

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Peter Marsh Handicap Chase (Grade 2): Captain Redbeard to Capsize Opposition

Peter Marsh Handicap Chase (Grade 2): Captain Redbeard to Capsize Opposition

3.15 Haydock Just as it should be, this year’s renewal has a majority of its runners very close together when handicapped with conditions in mind, several of them within 2lbs of each other by our reckoning. With former favourite Valtor a late defector the price on our selection has contracted, but nonetheless we should still be able to grab some decent value in what is a competitive heat. It’ll be interesting to see former Grand National champ One For Arthur…

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Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle: Kloud To Make A Canary Out Of Lanzarote Rivals

Lanzarote Handicap Hurdle: Kloud To Make A Canary Out Of Lanzarote Rivals

2.40 Kempton Fifteen runners have been confirmed for the Lanzarote at Kempton and it looks a typically competitive affair. We’ve narrowed this one down to what we think are six key contenders, the selection certainly being a nice type going the right way. And The New Johnny Farrelly’s entrant has won just a soft ground novice hurdle to date but may be all the better for being in a bigger race, though he may attempt to lead them with the…

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