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The most popular horse racing blog in Britain, geegeez.co.uk has all sorts of commentary and tips, as well as features from top writers across the range of racing disciplines. Below are the most recent horse racing blogs from our staff writers.

Exeter pay tribute to One of the Best

Exeter pay tribute to One of the Best

Thoughts today will turn to one of National Hunt’s greatest, when Exeter racecourse host their Best Mate Novice Chase Day. The three times Gold Cup winner started his chase career at the track back in 2000. He defeated future Grand National winner Bindaree that day, before going on to become a Jump racing legend. Of […]

Richie McLernon – Team Jackdaws

  Champions Day at Ascot may have stolen all the headlines on Saturday, but it was also a big day for followers of Jump racing. Cheltenham opened their gates for another season and as always attracted quality fields for their two day ‘Showcase’ meeting. The ‘usual suspects’ were in attendance with Champion trainer Paul Nicholls […]

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Irish Point Notes: Week 2

Written by Seattle Dancer Week ending 12 October 2014: Action from Loughrea and Tinahely One of the few older horses to catch my eye last season was triggered by the arresting comment of his unheralded trainer that he had a very bright future and was a possible future winner of the Foxhunters. Aintree is not […]

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Walking the course: Cheltenham

Fair weather welcomed racing back to Cheltenham for its opening fixture of the 2014/15 season. I always enjoy the Showcase meeting; although it’s too early for the established top quality horses to be strutting their stuff, the racing remains competitive, and with two of the races on Friday won by a distance of a head, […]

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Dreams come true on Champions Day

On Saturday the Qipco Champions Series came to its dramatic conclusion, delivering a fairytale ending. Despite the most troublesome of build-ups, Champions Day could not have been more thrilling. The Champion Stakes, the most valuable race in Britain and ‘main event’ on this prestigious day, went to the brother of the sport’s greatest racehorse. Just […]

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Stat of the Day, 20th October 2014 Our 4/1 pick Norfolk Sound was punted into 2/1 favouritism at Wolverhampton on Saturday evening, but could only manage to fill the runner-up berth. With a furlong to run, five horses were all in with a shout of victory, but eventual 14/1 winner Saturation Point got first run and burst […]

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Stat of the Day Update: 13/10/14 to 18/10/14 After a small loss in the previous week, we were back in profit this week with some decent performances from those horses lucky enough to be selected for SotD! We’d one non-runner and the other five selections produced a couple of nice winners and another couple of […]

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Sunday Supplement: A Noble Mission

Sunday supplement By Tony Stafford Many years ago, I was taught a serious lesson. The two senior writers at the old Greyhound Express left to start a magazine. I was asked to come back from a summer “grass” job at the Evening Standard to be – aged 23 – the Chief Reporter. They might as […]

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