Better Together (4 Yo) | Trainer: NICK GIFFORD

'Better Together' Category

The Irish Guineas comes around, and Winker is still on the sidelines.  I’d love him to be taking them on, but he’ll have to wait a little longer.  On paper it’s a rematch between New Approach and HenrytheNavigator, but the Irish Guineas doesn’t always follow the script.
Last year the winners of the English Guineas, Cockney Rebel [...]

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It’s a big time of year as an owner, and there are highs and lows.  Aintree was ultimately a real mix, and there was a lot of good and bad on Saturday.  I didn’t go up as I was at AFC Wimbledon for a match that my wider family were sponsoring in memory of my great uncle, who [...]

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A busy day yesterday.  I’m still trying to name my 2yos after my last name (Ming Ming, apparently too like minger) was rebuffed last time.  I decided I liked “Killer Queen” for my Kyllachy and I called Pete - he liked it.  I also told Tom Dascombe that I wanted to call my One Cool Cat colt [...]

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Day 2 of life outside of Betfair, and already bored and depressed - after years of being institutionalised within Betfair I feel lost and alone, like Brooks in the Shawshank Redemption.  I’m contemplating carving my name on a rafter in my office and hanging myself with my Betfair tie.  Goodbye cruel world.
But there’s no great rush as [...]

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Bert has been tied up with work and I was remiss in failing to flag up his runner at Kempton yesterday. However, since Better Together was tailed off and pulled up 2 out, this was perhaps no bad thing. Whilst expectations were limited in a decent race, it was undeniably a disappointing run. I wouldn’t [...]

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I visited Nick Gifford€™s yard in Findon on Wednesday morning to catch up with news of the four horses owned by the Core Strength syndicate of which Bert forms a third. The horses are all five year old geldings who were selected with a long term perspective and there has been little racecourse action from [...]

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Better Together

(4 Yo) | Trainer: NICK GIFFORD

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