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Pointing The Way

Four horses from three different tracks caught Richard Pugh’s eye last week on the Irish point-to-point scene.

Sectional Spotlight

Simon Rowlands continues his quest in using stride data to improve his punting with some interesting comparisons of how Classic horses stride.

Handicappers' Blog

Head of handicapping at the British Horseracing Authority, Phil Smith’s latest blog is online, a piece covering the 2018 Grand National at Aintree where re has reassessed the field after Tiger Roll’s last gasp victory.


Previous Eyecatchers to win last week were Jester Jet (20-1), Ultragold (14-1), Black Op (3-1), Terrefort (3-1), Chagatai (2-1), Santini (6-4) and Ferik (11-8) and form expert Alan Thomson has unearthed six horses to follow from the Grand National meeting at Aintree.

Barry Geraghty

Barry previews his rides at Fairyhouse on Tuesday and looks back on his mounts at the Grand National meeting at Aintree.

Kevin Blake

Kevin Blake has reflections on the 2018 Grand National from Aintree, a race which saw Gordon Elliott’s Tiger Roll fend off the late charge of Pleasant Company.

  • Irish Scene

    Irish Scene

    Declan Rix profiles the 14-strong Irish team in the Grand National at Aintree, a race where many Irish contenders are to the fore in the market.

  • Stable Stars

    Stable Stars

    Week 21 of Stable Stars involves the final day of the three-day Aintree Grand National meeting, which sees two bonus races on offer, the the Randox Health Grand National and the Ryanair Liverpool Stayers' Hurdle.

  • Winning Systems

    Winning Systems

    In his latest article for, Dr Peter May takes a closer look at the potential profitably of win and place markets to the head of the betting.

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