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Sectional Spotlight

Sectional timing expert Simon Rowlands reviews the Prix Guillaume d’Ornano at Deauville, analyses Slip Anchor’s Derby in comparison to recent winners and has two selections online for Newbury on Friday.


Qasr (13-2), X Rated (6-1), Neverbeen To Paris (4-1), Humbolt Current (7-2), Sea Youmzain (7-2), Main Edition (7-4), Summerghand (13-8) plus Elysian Dream (11-10) were Previous Eyecatchers to boost the betting bank last week and form expert Alan Thomson has pinpointed six horses from the past seven days that it’ll pay to follow.

Kevin Blake

Leading racing writer Kevin Blake has kind words for the star of the 2018 Flat season Alpha Centauri after her fine Group 1 success in the Prix Jacques Le Marois.

The future of international racing in Singapore

Having attended Singapore's Kranji Mile meeting, Paul Haigh spoke to the Singapore Turf Club's Chief Operating Officer Soong Tze Ming to see where exactly the direction of Singaporean international racing is now heading.

Handicappers' Blog

The head Handicappers at the British Horseracing Authority run the rule over the key performances at the 2018 Qatar Goodwood Festival.

Declan Rix

Declan Rix feels the early signs among this season's juvenile crop are positive and nominates the five two-year-olds that have impressed him most.

  • Winning Systems

    Winning Systems

    In his latest article for, Dr Peter May takes a closer look at three-year-olds competing against elder handicappers and how the distances they race over can affect profitability.

  • Pointing The Way

    Pointing The Way

    It’s the final Pointing The Way of the 2017/18 National Hunt season and Richard Pugh has five horses that caught his eye last week from meetings at Kinsale and Ballingary.

  • Stable Stars

    Stable Stars

    Congratulations to Mark Sweeting whose team “Sea The Stars” have won the 2017/18 At The Races Stable Stars competition and a first prize of £8,000.

  • Barry Geraghty

    Barry Geraghty

    In his final blog of the season, Barry Geraghty reflects on the 2018 Punchestown Festival.

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