Dubai Poet looked the class(ic) act on a star-studded Newbury ‘Super-Saturday’ programme and this Roger Varian-trained Lope De Vega colt  became first on my short list for the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket next May; he slammed our nap, Gaius, by five and a half lengths but frenetic betting told usContinue Reading

The tax gap for the 2019/20 tax year has remained low at 5.3% statistics published today by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) have revealed. The annual Measuring Tax Gaps publication estimates the difference between the total amount of tax expected to be paid and the total amount of tax actuallyContinue Reading

Sharvara to make it third time lucky with Ben steering! Sharvara, journeyed a ‘million miles’ from Marlborough, is worth chancing again in an intriguing six-runner Novice Stakes over a mile of ‘good’ ground Hamilton this afternoon; Richard Hannon’s charge didn’t have ‘the rub of the green’ at Thirsk fifteen daysContinue Reading

Sunseeker brought together a record number of new and classic boats during the Bournemouth Air Festival on Saturday 4th September. Just under 40 boats sailed through the Marine Exclusion Zone in front of spectators in a spectacular water display. Andrea Frabetti, CEO at Sunseeker International, commented: “We are delighted toContinue Reading

Outbreak, so impressive when an unchallenged second time out winner at Salisbury a fortnight ago, attempts to supplement those gains by defying a 7lbs penalty in the 14-runner Novice Stakes over a mile of ‘good to firm’ Ayr this afternoon when the three-day(s) ‘Gold Cup’ fixture gets underway; Mark JohnstonContinue Reading

Luxor Flush shouldn’t be extended to build on an encouraging course and distance debut five weeks ago when contesting division one of the Novice Stakes over five furlongs of ‘good to firm’ Beverley this afternoon. Veteran jockey Graham Lee was aboard Ollie Pear’s charge when the Footstepsinthesand gelding, a 33/1Continue Reading

Macon Belle is ideally suited by conditions of the eight-runner Novice Stakes over five furlongs of ‘good to firm’ Redcar today and though faced with two previous penalised winners, not to mention one or two fancied lightly-raced rivals, appeals as a solid each-way proposition with three places on offer. FollowingContinue Reading