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Kevin Blake

Kevin Blake tells the story of brilliant race and broodmare Fanfreluche, who can be considered, the American Shergar.

Talking Horses

David Lawrence takes a weekly look at the racing scene and as well as his horses to follow, has a statistical look at Saturday's Lockinge Stakes at Newbury as well as ratings for Thursday Dante Stakes declared runners at York

Greyhound Derby Countdown

Jonathan Hobbs talks to Towcester Racing Manager Chris Page about the entries for the big race and catches up with Graham Holland, trainer of favourite Clares Rocket.


Euchan Glen (13-2), Fastnet Tempest (5-1), Komodo (5-1), Mawaany (4-1), Vallarta (3-1) and Kullu (4-6) were all recent winners for Alan Thomson. Here, Alan has six more eyecatchers hailing from Chester's May meeting.

Sectional Spotlight

Sectional timing expert Simon Rowlands provides analysis of the recent action, including from Doncaster on Saturday, and shortlists runners that recently caught the eye on the clock.

Irish Scene

Declan Rix assesses Churchill's win in the 2000 Guineas at Newmarket, congratulates Wayne Lordan on a first Classic success and hails a new initiative being introduced at the Curragh for their upcoming season.

  • Handicappers' Blog

    Handicappers' Blog

    The head handicappers from the British Horseracing Authority cast their eye back and analyse the best of the action from Newmarket's Guineas meeting where Churchill won the 2000 and Winter the 1000.

  • Barry Geraghty

    Barry Geraghty

    In his final blog for the campaign, top jockey Barry Geraghty offers an update on his injury and looks back on the highlights of the 2016/17 National Hunt season in which he partnered Buveur D'Air, Defi Du Seuil, Unowhatimeanharry and Yanworth to Grade 1 glory.

  • Surfing The Sand

    Surfing The Sand

    Simon Mapletoft reflects on the fourth annual All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield Park on Good Friday, when some of the best horses of their kind in Europe went head-to-head in six different categories for £1 million in prize money. Some explosive action unfolded in front of a record crowd of 10,817.

  • Liz Price's French Classic contenders to follow

    Liz Price's French Classic contenders to follow

    With the Classic season across the Channel fast approaching Liz Price, our French racing form expert, has handpicked the horses it will pay to keep onside in the prestigious Gallic 3yo contests, which you can see live on At The Races.

  • Winning Systems

    Winning Systems

    In his latest update Dr Peter May examines how Cheltenham Festival runners perform post-Cheltenham and unearths where it is profitable to follow those that have raced at Prestbury Park in March.

  • Breakfast With The Stars

    Breakfast With The Stars

    Declan Rix reports from Breakfast With The Stars at Meydan racecourse, where he hears from leading trainers Bob Baffert, Roger Varian and Tony Martin about their big hopes for Dubai World Cup Night on Saturday.

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