Grand National Weights: 5 Horses to Follow After Handicapper’s Decision

Grand National weight’s day has almost become an event in itself. There usually aren’t too many surprises, but there is almost always a bit of theatre before and after the weights are announced. Much of that is down to the grumbling of…

What Does Official Rating Mean In Horse Racing?

Horse racing is quite a complicated sport. For most of us we can just sit back and enjoy the racing. But for those behind the scenes, it involves a lot more work. And I don't mean just the training. I've been to various yards over the years…

Statistically, Female Jockeys Offer Better Value

Unless you've been living under a rock, you will have seen a noticeable increase in the number of female jockeys taking to the jumps. It hasn't always been an easy road, but certainly, the last couple of seasons have seen female jockeys on better…
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Picking Winners and Avoiding Losers

If I could pick winning horses with regularity, I wouldn't be writing this guide on 'How to pick winning horses'. I'd be sipping champagne on the deck of my yacht and deciding whether to set sail for Martinique or Monaco! Let no one fool you;…