Posts containing the tag The Pacafi

Just Another Super Saturday!

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SUPER SATURDAY The Racing Horse enjoyed another fabulous Saturday and not just because England beat Sweden to set up a semi-final clash against Croatia. Not only did the Pacafi win giving us 4 wins from 6 for July but the Racing Trends found more profit. This has become a serious source of information and our … Continue reading

2017 Welsh Grand National Update

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The Racing Horse updates our original piece and looks even closer at the runners and riders. This £85,425 to the winner race will be shown live on ITV4. There will be 20 runners jumping 22 fences on heavy tacky ground – jockeyship is always important but it might take an inspired/fairy tale ride to win this … Continue reading

2017 Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

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The Racing Horse takes a long hard hard look at the 2017 Welsh Grand National Handicap Chase (Grade 3) and offer some trends, betting advice and attempt to find the 1-2-3-4. The race will be shown live on ITV4. This is one of those types of races where the trends are invaluable and we … Continue reading

Centennial Park Equestrian Centre

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The Racing Horse had the most successful racing holiday in Australia but we also took advantage of some fabulous rest and recreation. There were many highlights but simply the best was horse riding in Centennial Park in Sydney – something I had wanted to do for a long long time. Please excuse this piece if … Continue reading

The Melbourne Cup – Without Equal

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 The Racing Horse has only just returned from Australia after taking in a massive 13-race programme of Flat and Harness Racing including our first Melbourne Cup Carnival visit. Along the way we witnessed fabulous characters, brilliant sportsmen and wonderful horses whilst meeting and talking to some of the very best people in racing. Suffice … Continue reading

Portmarnock – A Line In The Sand?

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. The Racing Horse has posted something we touched on last month and hoped Harnesslink would cover it but Editor Steve Wolf called it a jumbled mess. It has some relevance to a meeting tonight at Portmarnock Raceway (8pm) so thought it prudent to post the jumbled mess here. Harness Racing in the UK … Continue reading

2017 Melbourne Cup

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The Melbourne Cup is a race full of tradition and now one of international eminence and this year I will experience this euphoric occasion and fulfil one of my life’s ambitions! It is the richest handicap in the world and sits at the pinnacle of the Australian racing calendar where the anticipation of history being created generates its … Continue reading

Trot Talk TV and the fluffy kitten

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The Racing Horse was horrified to be labelled negative, mole and a snitch by the TROT TALK TV Episode 4 programme. TrotTalk TV purports to be a British Harness Racing based comedy panel/debate show but this episode, unless sexism is funny, had no comedy or debate. I had not been contacted beforehand to be … Continue reading

Message to Helen

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. Reviewing the day’s racing with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon is one of my favourite pastimes and if I have won a few shillings on the day so much the better! Conversely, those that follow The Racing Horse know how much I abhor those who administer banned substances/drugs to horses and I would … Continue reading

Bath Racecourse & the Chafer!

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Saturday Fixture at Bath Racecourse abandoned! Back Racecourse have abandoned the Saturday 16th September 2017 meeting due to the effects of chafer grubs on parts of the racecourse so the two-day fixture has been condensed to a six-race card on Sunday 17th September 2017. This is such a shame as we had planned our weekend around … Continue reading