Horse Racing

  • Cheltenham Final Race Day. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    CHELTENHAM 2015 FESTIVAL DIARY: DAY 4

    The final day of the Cheltenham Festival includes The Gold Cup and the typically British Spring weather of rain finally arrived at the course overnight. This turned the official going conditions...

  • Cheltenham Racecourse. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    CHELTENHAM 2015 FESTIVAL DIARY: DAY 3

    1.30 JLT Novices’ Chase: (Grade 1, Class 1): Distance 2m 4f: Fences 16: 8R NR The Tullow Tank Right from the start Vautour took to the front closely followed by Irish...

  • Race action from Cheltenham. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    CHELTENHAM 2015 FESTIVAL DIARY: DAY 2

    1.30 Neptune Investment Management Novices’ Hurdle: (Grade 1, Class 1): Distance 2m 5f: Fences 10: 10 R Warrantor made a bright eager start whilst Parlour Games was initially detached from the...

  • Beautiful Cheltenham. Image credit @clarebalding

    CHELTENHAM 2015 FESTIVAL DIARY: DAY 1

    Beautiful weather helped welcome race fans to the start of the Cheltenham Festival where the going was officially Good to Soft (good in places). 1.30 Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (Grade...

  • Winter Racing. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    From The Horse’s Mouth: Neigh 12

    In this edition find out which Welsh horse with humble beginnings enchanted the Sundance Film Festival of 2015 with his life story. Just as the film world Oscar nominations were announced...

  • Ascot Vista. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    Ascot & Haydock Racing on January 17th 2015

    Both race courses were hosting their first meets of 2015 the last being before Christmas (December 20th). The televised races covered by Channel 4 for British terrestrial viewers provided some excellent...

  • Kauto Star and his likeness. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    POST CHRISTMAS 2014 RACING EXTRAVAGANZA

    Boxing Day Racing Packs a Punch There were three superb Grade 1 races for festive race fans to enjoy at Kempton and the weather held well until the darkening clouds gathered...

  • Kingman Horse of the Year. Image credit @Channel4Racing

    From The Horse’s Mouth: Neigh 11

    The 24th edition of the Cartier Racing Awards occurred this week and the main winners have all been mentioned in this blog, at some point since it began in March this...

  • Wise Dan "Nose" Win

    From The Horse’s Mouth: Neigh 10

    Well Hello Again!! I like to hear some heart warming stories from the track and Wise Dan provided this horse with a contented whiney. The Dual American Horse of the Year/Twice...

  • From The Horse's Mouth

    From The Horse’s Mouth: Neigh 9

    Since the last newsletter was published, the British classic meets of Royal Ascot and Glorious Goodwood have taken place. Full result details and personal reviews of both are available on this...

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