Author: Gary McKenzie

My confidence is (quite) high

  Gary McKenzie turns things round on day two of Glorious Goodwood and has high hope’s of finding more winners today I should complain more often. After bemoaning my luck at Goodwood in the...

Nothing if not consistent

Gary McKenzie goes in search of elusive  for day two of Glorious Goodwood Well I am nothing if not consistent. Goodwood is a beautiful course, one of my favourites to watch racing, but my...

Ran a stormer in the Gold Cup

The Gary McKenzie View for day one of Glorious Goodwood 1:50 I like MAJESTIC DAWN. Big weight but he is very able. 2:25 I hope ELDRICK JONES can reverse from Ascot and Newmarket as...

The “Daddy”

Gary McKenzie looks back at the career of  “The Daddy”, Galileo, There was sad news with the passing of super stallion Galileo. He was champion sire every year between 2010 and 2020 and was,...

Eclipse memories

P Gary McKenzie looks back at past Eclipse Stakes I was very fortunate in that, around the time I really started to take an interest in horseracing, there were some fantastic horses in their...

Oh so close

Gary McKenzie on a week of close calls, including a decent Placepot  I have watched last weeks 2000 Guineas again and again, and I am convinced Master Of The Seas was unlucky. Not unlucky...

Salute the Brigadier

Gary McKenzie looks back to the 1971 Guineas when Brigadier Gerard swept past Mill Reef “It was fifty years ago today” to paraphrase Lennon and McCartney. Just like today, the 2000 Guineas of 1971...