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Outside of racing there’s only one sport I consider myself capable of commenting on, and that’s tennis.  I grew up in Wimbledon and I used to be pretty obsessed with the tennis when it came around - I’d get my programme early and fill in all the matches as the tournament went on.  There was a [...]

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Cheltenham fancies

All quiet on the western front at the moment so time to run through a few of my early Cheltenham fancies.
David Pipe will go into Cheltenham with a lot of ammunition, and for now I’m looking at three of his. Buena Vista runs in the Arkle, and although he only just held on last time [...]

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No cigars

More disappointment on Saturday. Prince Ary went off 6-4 favourite but was comfortably beaten by Pouvoir. Berkhamsted finished down the field.
I think the Prince Ary run was there or thereabouts par. I was surprised he went off favourite - Pouvoir had some hype about him and looked a natural favourite to me given that he [...]

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