Entries by Matt Bisogno

Hennessy Gold Cup Chase 2015: Preview, Trends, Tips

Hennessy Gold Cup Chase 2015: Preview, Trends, Tips Newbury's Hennessy Gold Cup Chase is one of the biggest races of the National Hunt season, and probably the second biggest handicap of the jumps calendar after the Grand National. It is a race where winners usually need all of stamina, speed and class to prevail, and where […]

Breeders’ Cup: Jockeys To Follow

Yesterday, I wrote about trainers whose records are worth noting, either positively or negatively, at the Breeders' Cup. That post is here. Today, let's look at jockeys through the same porthole... Top Breeders' Cup Jockeys The leading jockey in Breeders' Cup history, with 21 wins from 111 rides, is Mike Smith. He's been responsible for […]

Breeders’ Cup: Trainers to Follow

Unless you've been sleeping under the proverbial large stone lately, you'll know that the Breeders' Cup is this weekend. And, with a Triple Crown winner - American Pharoah - and the winners of the Arc, Derby (both Golden Horn), 1000 Guineas (Legatissimo); and English, Irish (both Gleneagles), and French 2000 Guineas (Make Believe); as well […]

Breeders’ Cup 2015: What’s in the Post Positions?

The post position draw for the 2015 Breeders' Cup takes place today, and it will have pundits across the globe uttering pronouncements of doom for wide drawn horses in various contests. But are they right? And, as punters, what does it mean for us? In this post, I've looked at recent evidence in three heats […]

Breeders’ Cup Bookmaker Ricks?

The 2015 Breeders' Cup is upon us this time next week, and this week saw the pre-entries declared. Up until that point there was speculation about which horses would run in which races, or at all. But we now broadly know the fields for next weekend's self-styled Thoroughbred World Championships. The great thing is that […]