Ado McGuinness raises concerns about smaller trainers in Ireland facing serious challenges in horse racing industry.

The two leading trainers have a history of winning major races due to the high-quality and large number of horses in their stables. McGuinness, the chairman of the Irish Racehorse Trainers Association, is worried about the future of racing for other trainers. He believes that smaller jump trainers in Ireland are facing serious difficulties due to the limited market opportunities […]

Grand National Trials Weekend Features “Remembering Midnight Love” And Other Punter Traps

If you’re lucky enough to have a contender, there are good options for a final prep run at Haydock, Ascot and Punchestown. For geeks like me, decades of getting over-excited each April makes these races thrilling by association. To the untutored eye, it may be hard to differentiate them from the many other insoluble marathon handicaps which beset our path […]

Teeshan well-touted for Champion Bumper entry after impressive debut win in Racing Post

Teeshan, who joined Nicholls with a strong reputation after an impressive performance in a point-to-point at Loughanmore in October, is now a top contender in the Champion Bumper market. Derek O’Connor lauded his “brilliant” performance, and he justified his odds-on favouritism by winning by seven lengths at Exeter. Currently, Teeshan is priced at 8-1 with Betfair Sportsbook, placing him among […]

Tom Segal, Racing Post’s expert, provides festival advice – “He’s miles better than these” – to your questions.

I’ll be happy to help you with that. Here’s the processed text in logical paragraphs: — Theatre Man in the Ultima (I’m not sure I’d fancy him in the Plate), Ndaawi in the Boodles, Springwell Bay in the Pertemps, King Of Kingsfield in the County, Doddiethegreat in the Coral Cup, Good Time Jonny in anything . . . But I […]

Lucinda Russell reaches 50 wins as Patrick Wadge leads conditional jockey standings at Racing Post

The trainer’s winners at the recent event made quite an impression. Netywell’s victory in the 2m½f handicap chase was particularly notable, building on a previous win at Haydock. Jockey Patrick Wadge, aided by a 3lb claiming allowance, remained composed as Netywell made a strong late move to secure a comfortable six-length win. Fiveafterfour, also ridden by Wadge, displayed a patient […]