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Preview to the Final Day at Royal Ascot

(0) Comments | Posted 22 June 2013 | (00:00)

It was a privilege to be at Royal Ascot on Thursday and to witness first-hand history being made as Her Majesty the Queen's Estimate landed the big race of the meeting the Gold Cup. This came hot on the heels after Lady Cecil had saddled Riposte to land the Ribblesdale...

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Preview of the Fourth Day at Royal Ascot

(0) Comments | Posted 20 June 2013 | (18:09)

After the opening two days at Royal Ascot, we have already refunded well over £100,000 as a result of our losses back if Richard Hughes finishes in the frame in any race and there is no question that punters have edged the opening couple of days although it could have...

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Preview of the Third Day at Royal Ascot

(0) Comments | Posted 19 June 2013 | (18:00)

We refunded money on the St James's Palace stakes up to £25 after Toronado was beaten a short head following the offer to refund all losses up to a "pony" if champion jockey Richard Hughes finishes in the frame in any race at the meeting.

It was a cracking start...

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Preview to the Second Day at Royal Ascot

(0) Comments | Posted 18 June 2013 | (18:19)

Day two of Royal Ascot starts with the 7f Jersey Stakes; the race has often thrown up a shock in recent years with three 20/1 shots and no winning favourite since 2001 when Mozart obliged for Ballydoyle. The same connections are likely to saddle today's favourite Gale Force Ten who...

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Preview to the First Day at Royal Ascot

(0) Comments | Posted 18 June 2013 | (00:00)

The opening race of Royal Ascot 2013 sees, arguably, the most versatile horse in the world Animal Kingdom (2.30) make his British debut on what is likely to be his final start before he embarks on a career at stud; nice work if you can get it.

The winner of...

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My View on the Grand National 2013

(7) Comments | Posted 5 April 2013 | (00:00)

The John Smith's Grand National remains the highlight of my sporting year; it is a unique test of both horse and jockey over nearly four-and-a-half miles and thirty demanding fences. For safety reasons there have been slight modifications this year to a couple of the fences and the run to...

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My Take on the Grand National 2013 Runners

(2) Comments | Posted 28 March 2013 | (15:27)

BetVictor are betting ¼ odds 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 places on the John Smith's Grand National the greatest horserace in the world. Here are my thoughts on the race and potential runners at this stage.

Grand National Pin Stickers guide 2013:

1. Imperial Commander
Former...

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Insight Into Cheltenham Festival - Day Four

(0) Comments | Posted 14 March 2013 | (18:01)

My good friend Sir Alex Ferguson popped his head into the box on Wednesday ahead of the Champion Bumper where his horse I'm Fraam Govan ran down the field in the Champion Bumper; there was little talk about Turkish referees and kebabs were off the menu but that apart he...

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Insight Into Cheltenham Festival - Day Three

(0) Comments | Posted 14 March 2013 | (08:54)

We got a bloody nose on Day 1 with punters having the best of things but when the lights went out in our Gibraltar office yesterday afternoon there is no truth in the rumour circulating that we were looking for 50p for the meter! At the time of writing on...

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Insight Into Cheltenham Festival - Day Two

(0) Comments | Posted 13 March 2013 | (08:00)

The Cheltenham Festival eventually got the green light yesterday although racing was put back 35 minutes as a result of the frost which remained in the ground till mid-morning. Having promised to refund all losses to our customers old and new up to £50 in the opening Supreme Novices' Hurdle...

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Insight Into Cheltenham Festival - Day One

(1) Comments | Posted 12 March 2013 | (09:18)

The waiting is almost over for what is the best week in the sporting calendar; by the weekend we will know if Barcelona, our biggest loser in the Champions League, will make it through to the last eight of this season's competition, we will know if England have gained their...

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