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Month: July 2019

John Smith’s Diamond Jubilee Handicap: Style to Hunt Them Down in John Smith’s

John Smith’s Diamond Jubilee Handicap: Style to Hunt Them Down in John Smith’s

3.50 York A full field of 22 runners and a purse worth an impressive £200,000 naturally makes this one of the most competitive handicaps of the year so far. Form from various trips and numerous tracks is represented as some of the best trainers in the country go in search of a huge Saturday win, but on closer inspection of the field it seems there is a sensible bet to be had in this year’s race and we will simply…

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Old Newton Cup (Handicap): Let Off the Bombyx in the Old Newton Cup

Old Newton Cup (Handicap): Let Off the Bombyx in the Old Newton Cup

3.15 Haydock This is a very famous old race and one that has attracted a good field.  The mile-and-a-half handicap is worth over £62,000 to the winner and as such some of the biggest stables are represented; William Haggas, Charlie Appleby and John Gosden among others bringing horses from Newmarket. Al Muffrih William Haggas’ four-year-old comes into this race as favourite after winning the Zetland Gold Cup at Redcar, but while the extra distance may help it has to be…

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