March, 2010

Tif

A runner tomorrow, and a possible winner - Tifernati goes in the 2:10 at Hereford, and if he can’t win he isn’t going to win anything.
He was found with a tendon problem in a one of his back legs last season - it’s unusual as tendon issues are normally in the front legs. It [...]

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Good thing

My Cheltenham posts fell by the wayside after a boozy Wednesday night. I managed to finish the week on a high after backing Imperial Commander in the Cup - it was my only decent priced winner but I had a good bet on it and finished up for the week.
On the Saturday I went [...]

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Day 2

A losing start yesterday but Quevega limited the damage. It was disappointing to see Khyber Kim beaten by Binocular - it was hard to go with Binocular with question marks over his wellbeing.
I travelled up early with Bob, a co-owner in my horses with Nick Gifford. We arrived in Cheltenham at around 12. [...]

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Chelters Belters

Day 1 coming up, and I’m off early tomorrow for the full four days as usual. My impression of the card;
Supreme Novices
I’m going to sit this one out. Dunguib is a fantastic prospect but his jumping might let him down. I don’t want to back him at short odds and I don’t [...]

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If Looks Could Kill

… they probably will in games without frontiers…
This is a line from a Peter Gabriel song. Many years ago I had an argument with my brother in law about this that ran for several days. I said the line was grammatically incorrect - it should be “if looks could kill they [...]

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