Category: Race Previews

Goodbye old friends

Gary McKenzie bids farewell to three old friends Some horses become popular even if they don’t scale the highest highs. Thundering Blue was such a horse, although he did get close to Group One...

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It will be glorious

Gary McKenzie looks at five days of glorious racing Even though my visits to Goodwood have borne little fruit financially I still think it is one of the best places to watch racing. The views...

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20 Racing Questions: who am I?

20 Racing Questions: who am I? Welcome to the ninth quiz in the Racing Hub series 20 Racing Questions, each one on a specific theme – this quiz is called “Who am I”, with...

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We fall, and still we rise

I am a bit of a geek. I know a fair bit of trivia. And I am the sort of annoying person who can find connections between things, no matter how tenuous. I could...

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The Secret Racegoer walks through history at Warwick

The Secret Racegoer walks through history at Warwick Warwick is steeped in history. It has to be with its eponymous castle tracing its foundations back to a wooden fort built by William the Conqueror...

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Plug shouldn’t be pulled on Bath fixture

A feature of the latest racecourse attendance figures, which saw a 2% increase in the first half of 2019 compared to last year, was the contribution made by fixtures over Easter, spearheaded by the...

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The Secret Racegoer at Royal Ascot: part two

The previously reported absence of a commentary of the Royal Procession on Royal Ascot’s opening day was, sadly, due to a technical issue and not a decision to spare racegoers from the turgid description...