Handicap Movers – 7th March 2023

2023-03-08T14:18:56+00:00March 8th, 2023|

UK Handicap Mark changes – 7th March 2023

This weeks handicap marks changes that caught my eye.


5 races and 5 targets. Also an update on the Coral Cup and Martin Pipe at the Cheltenham Festival Hurdlers Twitter Thread


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His form looks VERY strong!

2022-11-24T19:04:55+00:00November 23rd, 2022|

Friday 25th and Saturday 26th Analysis

Friday 25th November

Newbury 2:30

I’m a big fan of Beakstown here who won for us at Ayr last season over his optimum 2 1/2 mile trip. He ended the season with a good 3rd at Sandown when not beaten far but arguably ran his career best last time out on his seasonal return at Aintree. He finished 4th behind former Grade 1 winner Riders Onthe Storm with subsequent easy Haydock winner Hitman in 2nd and subsequent Paddy Power Gold Cup Handicap Chase winner Ga Law back in 3rd. Beakstown was just 1 3/4 length behind Ga Law. Ga Law won off […]

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts – 28th February – 6th March 2022

2022-03-04T14:02:25+00:00February 28th, 2022|

Who runs this weekend?

6 Horses that have caught Liam’s eye!

Liam looks ahead to the racing this weekend and highlights 6 that he is interested in and 2 that he feels are worth backing now! This includes a horse available at 16/1 for the Morebattle Hurdle!

2 for the Bet365 Gold Cup & a Scottish National horse!

As well as briefly mentioning the very obvious Langer Dan, Liam highlights 7 others that had interesting handicap marks assigned this week. A Novice hurdler that may bypass Cheltenham for a handicap, 2 that are interesting in the Bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown and a horse who looks very […]

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts – 7th – 13th February 2022

2022-02-15T08:17:47+00:00February 7th, 2022|

Looking ahead!

Betfair Hurdle selection & 2 Nicholls horses to overcome his poor form!

Liam has looked ahead to the Betfair Hurdle and highlights a horse he thinks can run a big race this year at double figure odds as well as highlighting 2 horses for Paul Nicholls that he expects to take all the beating despite the trainers poor recent form.

Handicap movers this week & a County Hurdle selection

Liam looks through the handicap movers this week and highlights a horse who’s handicap plot could have been cleverly disguised and looks a bet in the County Hurdle as well as one that has a similar […]

Weekly Handicap Blog – 28th April 2021

2021-05-01T01:29:34+01:00May 1st, 2021|

Weekly Handicap Blog – Fences will be the making of him!

This week features 2 or 3 that plenty of you wont be agreeing with but I am confident that next season and over fences and he will bounce back.

Cap Du Nord dropped 1lb to 139

This felt very much like an end of season handicap change from the handicapper rather than dropping him because he had disappointed. His form over fences this year has been very good, 412355 with his only poor running coming in a handicap hurdle. He finished 5th in his final run of the season in the Bet365 Gold Cup where the right […]

Betfair Hurdle – JP potentials and 50/1 Shot!

2020-03-16T13:26:54+00:00February 5th, 2020|

Betfair Hurdle – Saturday 8th February – Can JP win it again?

This weekend sees the Betfair Hurdle return to Newbury after it was run at Ascot last year due to the Equine Influenza outbreak. It’s a race that has had some very talented winners in the past including Make A Stand, Landing Light, Get Me Out Of Here, Zarkandar, My Tent Or Yours and more recently Ballyandy and Kalashnikov.

Both Get Me Out Of Here and My Tent Or Yours were owned by JP McManus whilst he has also had Bleu Et Rouge, Movewiththetimes, Alaivan and Waxies Dargle run good races in recent years.

This year he has 3 possible entries […]

Newbury Racecourse – NAP Competition Sponsor

2019-03-04T14:55:56+00:00March 4th, 2019|

Newbury Racecourse – NAP Competition Sponsor

We are delighted to announce that @NewburyRacing will be sponsoring the NAP Competition!

Newbury Racecourse

Thank you very much to Newbury Racecourse (Thanks Emma!) for sponsoring the NAP Competition!

Newbury Racecourse is a fantastic racecourse and is host to some of biggest races throughout the calendar year from the Ladbrokes Trophy Chase in November/December, Betfair Hurdle and Denman Chase in February to the Al Shaqab Lockinge Day with Ladies Day and Weatherbys Super Sprint in May and July respectively.

A very fair track it attracts top quality horses time after time.

In the National Hunt Sphere, Liam thinks that Newbury form works out […]

Saturday 13th August 2016 – A Day to be Brave

2017-07-15T12:00:04+01:00August 13th, 2016|

Today there is racing at Doncaster, Lingfield, Market Rasen, Newbury, Newmarket, Ripon and Tramore and some high class races.

The feature race at Ripon today is the William Hill Great St Wilfred Stakes over 6f.

Nuno Tristan has been running well recently winning at Redcar easily before finishing 5th to Librisa Breeze at Ascot in the Gigaset International Stakes and then he finished 3rd at Glorious Goodwood in the Stewards Cup Consolation race behind Hoof It and Related. He didn’t get the clearest of runs that day and may well have won with a clear run. He’s been raised 1lb for that 3rd place but with Adam McNamara not riding today and […]

Racing Review – Saturday 2nd March 2013

2017-07-15T12:02:10+01:00March 4th, 2013|

With Cheltenham just around the corner many of these that ran at Newbury at the weekend are likely to bypass the Cheltenham Festival and wait till Aintree.

Over at Doncaster our former TOP TIP AaimTo Prosper stepped up in distance as we had hoped and duly won a handicap hurdle in great style just beating the well handicapped and gambled Cockney Trucker.

RatingTheRaces TOP TIPS made a profit of 6.05 points with an ROI of 27.50% This now takes our record to +124.40 in just 16 tipping days with an ROI of 42.03%.




Betfair Supporting Greatwood Handicap Hurdle

The better ground was the key to […]