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O’Brien holds the answers

by Stable Lad THE early betting sounding boards for the two Epsom Classics, the Derby and the Oaks, do give the distinct impression that the Aidan O’Brien stable holds almost all the answers as to where to find the winners of these two races.

Spoilt for choice

by Stable Lad This weekend we are a bit spoilt for choice, with a terrific selection of meetings taking place, weather permitting, of course. I have decided to pin my colours to the Sandown Park meeting, where the competition for prizes should be very keen indeed. In last week’s four we had two winners, with one of them being at the good price of 12/1. Lets improve on that for

Classy field at Ascot

by Stable Lad YOU will find over the coming weeks, races where trainers both in Ireland and England will be setting out their stalls, with more than a wary eye on races in the Cheltenham Festival in March, and giving their various candidates a few preparatory runs to get them ready for the big festival day.

Sandown and Wincanton

by Stable Lad Welcome, all you punters out there, to 2012, as we embark on our first racing safari of the year on this Saturday, to Sandown and Wincanton, with the hope that I can put some winners your way, to make up for a few of the expenses you incurred over the holidays. Of course, at this time of the year, we are at the mercy of the elements,

The Winning Post – Cheltenham extravaganza

by Stable Lad THIS Saturday’s Cheltenham extravaganza centrepieces a series of Listed Races, with many of the leading lights of the jumping world on trial. Most of the horses featured here will be among the main candidates for the plum Christmas prizes, and, eventually, will be among the Ante-Post favourites for the top races at the Cheltenham Festival in March.