About the Racing Hub

The Racing Hub is run by racing fans for racing fans.

Features and articles

  • Racecourse guides – an expanding portfolio of guides from the Secret Racegoer to British and Irish racecourses, including how to get there, the choice of enclosures and what’s on offer for food and drink
  • Of Course – our regular comment column
  • Horses to Follow – start of the season thoughts on the horses which could be profitable to follow
  • Horse-by-Horse Guides – we assess each of the runners in the big races, with the Racing Hub Verdict
  • Big Race Trends – we set out big race stats (trainers, age, sex, weight, draw, SPs, Form Pointers) with Number Cruncher’s Verdict
  • Gary McKenzie’s Preview – a look at past major races, the previous seven-days’ racing and a preview of the big weekend action
  • News Update Page – major racing news stories  as they break


  • DC’s Daily EW Double – value-based bets for each-way punting, especially in doubles
  • DC’s EW Lucky 15 – a Saturday special
  • Racing Hub Daily Tip – our nap of the day
  • TV Selections – tips for races on ITV and RTE
  • Whistlejacket – Saturday and festival betting plans
  • Handicap Shortlist – we whittle down the big handicap fields to no more than five horses to back
  • Old Nell’s Fancy – big-race selections from our veteran follower of trainers, mostly in the Owners’ and Trainers’ Bar


  • Doug Campbell provides The Racing Hub with horses to follow and value bets including the EW Daily Double
  • Mike Deasy writes the Of Course comment column
  • Gary McKenzie looks back at key performances, previews the big races and provides selections for the major fixtures
  • The Secret Racegoer reports from the racecourse on matters of little or no importance unless it’s the price of Guinness

Contact Us

Need to contact The Racing Hub?

Just send an email to deasy.mike@yahoo.co.uk