Liam’s Weekly Thoughts – 28th November – 4th December

2021-11-30T22:41:56+00:00November 28th, 2021|

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts

Dropping back to hurdles would certainly help I feel. 

Liam looks back over the weekend and thinks he spotted horses for the 2022 Welsh & Irish Nationals as well as a horse he feels will be much better back over hurdles.

9lb drop in 2 runs when running in races that don’t really suit him!

Liam has a look at the handicap marks for this week and highlights a horse who has finished last on his last 2 runs, a horse who should improve for the experience and one who has now dropped 9lb in his last 2 runs […]

Early Ratings Analysis – for Trainers & Owners & Pro Members

2021-11-16T23:21:54+00:00November 16th, 2021|

How Trainers & Owners can use them

Early Ratings to help placing your horses

In this video Liam looks ahead at the weekend racing and highlights which races some doubly entered horses should run and how these can be used by Trainers & Owners as well as Professional Members.

These Early Ratings are also available for Professional Members. So get signed up now.

Professional Membership

Sign up for a Professional Membership to get access to the Early Ratings. Need to upgrade from Premium, get in touch with Liam who can help you! Professional Membership […]

New Prize for November 2021

2021-11-05T22:33:50+00:00November 5th, 2021|

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Liam’s Melbourne Cup 2021 Analysis

2021-11-01T16:26:16+00:00November 1st, 2021|

Liam’s 3 selections for the Melbourne Cup including one who is currently 150.0 on the Exchanges. 

Is Liam worth following though?

20/1 Winner today!

A few weeks ago, Liam highlighted that Champagne Well dropping 5lb for being pulled up at Chepstow was very generous. 

Handicap Changes Tweet

Today Champagne Well won on his next start at 20/1!

Champagne Well Result

At the very least you should be following Liam for his posts like these!

Melbourne Cup 2021 Analysis

Spanish Mission 

Spanish Mission is one of only a few runners representing UK based trainers and with all the restrictions that were in place, you can’t […]

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts – 18th – 24th October 2021

2021-11-01T14:57:30+00:00October 20th, 2021|

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts

Champions Day, Horses To Follow and Tipsters

Liam gives his thoughts on Frankie’s ride on Palace Pier, his respect he has for Tony Calvin and how you can use tipsters to find more winners. Also he highlights one horse not to give up on now that he has dropped 5lb for what he thinks was a poor run but can be explained.

Review of Cheltenham, NAP Comp Update and Pertemps Final Horse

Liam’s review of the 2 days of Cheltenham, racing at Aintree, a new NAP Comp feature and which horse he feels is interesting next time as they […]

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts – 10th – 16th October 2021

2021-11-01T14:57:47+00:00October 12th, 2021|

Liam’s Weekly Thoughts

Weekend Review

Here Liam looks at some of the best action from the weekend including highlighting a horse he feels is worth adding to your NagMe (since publication the horse was given a 5lb drop in his handicap mark which Liam is delighted with).

Tuesday Review & Welsh Champion Hurdle Analysis

Liam highlights a race that generally works out very well particularly with Leopardstown and the Cheltenham Festival in mind as well as looks ahead to the Welsh Champion Hurdle.

A horse for Cheltenham already?

In this video I highlight a race […]

RatingTheRaces – Silver Trophy Selection from Liam

2021-11-01T14:57:48+00:00October 8th, 2021|

Silver Trophy Handicap Hurdle

Champagne Well @ 18/1

I think the price we can get on Champagne Well here is crazy if we are prepared to forgive him last season when he was found to have a hairline fracture in his back. Dropping back over hurdles I think he has lots more to come off just 136.

Some of his efforts over this sort of trip include 3rd in Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle at Sandown behind the now 153 rated Third Wind, winning at Cheltenham in a Novice hurdle and finishing 2nd at Cheltenham behind Thyme Hill with Happygolucky and Some Day Soon behind. After then being stepped […]

RatingTheRaces Competition – The BEST Free Competition

2021-11-01T14:57:41+00:00August 10th, 2021|

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How to enter

The competition is Free for everyone to enter and when entering your twitter account also tweets your selections in a fancy entry tweet and you are also notified when you have a winner.

You can see […]

RatingTheRaces Competition – Free Entry with Prizes

2021-11-01T14:57:37+00:00July 19th, 2021|

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Weekly Handicap Blog – 29th June 2021

2021-07-01T13:03:02+01:00July 1st, 2021|

Everything went wrong and she was dropped 3lb!

3 this week including one where everything went wrong and the handicapper dropped her 3lb whilst another who could drop back into handicap company and get back to form.

It’s now easier to add this horses to your RatingTheRaces FREE NagMe Tool. All you need is a FREE account which you can get here: Free RatingTheRaces Account

Check out what you get with a FREE RatingTheRaces account below! What do you get?

If you are unsure how to add a horse to your RTR NagMe. Check out this video! Adding a horse to your NagMe

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