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PACTOLUS ridden by Callum Rodriguez in The Betway Winter Derby Stakes (Group 3) at Lingfield 23/2/19 Photo Ian Headington / Racingfotos.com
Willie Mullins Closutton Stables 17-April-2024. Trainer Wilie Mullins pictured ahead of morning exercise. Photo Healy Racing / Racingfotos.com
13.04.2024, Aintree, I am Maximus with Paul Townend up wins the Grand National at Aintree racecourse, GB. Photo GALOPPFOTO/Racingfotos.com
Last time out handicap winners: a study
LIMERICK LACE (Keith Donoghue) wins The Mrs Paddy Power Mares Chase Cheltenham 15 Mar 2024 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Pontefract has some noteworthy draw and pace biases. (c) RACINGFOTOS.COM
ABSURDE (Paul Townend) wins The Betmgm County Handicap Hurdle Cheltenham 15 Mar 2024 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
30.03.2024, Dubai, Winners presentation to Michael Tabor: Tower of London with Ryan Moore up wins the Dubai Gold Cup at Meydan racecourse, UAE. Photo GALOPPFOTO/Racingfotos.com
OXTED (centre, Cieren Fallon) beats BATTAASH (right) ARECIBO (2nd right) and EXTRAVAGANT KID (red) in The King's Stand Stakes Royal Ascot 15 Jun 2021 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Second from left with pink star on cap is ZMINIATURE with Rhys Clutterbuck wins William Hill EBF Brocklesby Stakes at Doncaster 23-3-24. Photo by Martin Lynch / racingfotos.com
Woodhay Wonder and P J McDonald win the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction Stakes for trainer Tom Ward at Newmarket. 7/10/2023 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
ABSURDE (Paul Townend) wins The Betmgm County Handicap Hurdle Cheltenham 15 Mar 2024 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
GALOPIN DES CHAMPS (Sean O'Keeffe) wins The Martin Pipe Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle Cheltenham 19 Mar 2021 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Flooring Porter and Danny Mullins [right] wins the Paddy Power Stayers Hurdle at Cheltenham for a second time from l-r Klassical Dream, Thyme Hill and Champ. 17/3/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Energumene and Paul Townend win the Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase for trainer Willie Mullins and owner Tony Bloom at Cheltenham. 16/3/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
STATE MAN (Paul Townend) beats HONEYSUCKLE (centre) and VAUBAN (left) in The Chanelle Pharma Irish Champion Hurdle Leopardstown 5 Feb 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Runners pass the stands at Wincanton. 1/2/2018 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
SAINT ROI (Barry Geraghty) wins The Randox Health County Handicap Hurdle Cheltenham 13 Mar 2020 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Bookmakers working on the rails Pic Dan Abraham - racingfotos.com Cheltenham 1.1.11
FROST AT DAWN (Mickael Barzalona) wins The Nad Al Sheba Turf Sprint Meydan, Dubai 2 Mar 2024 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
TIMOSHENKO ridden by Luke Morris beating Seinesational (near) in The Unibet Goodwood Handicap Stakes at Glorious Goodwood 31/7/19 Photo Ian Headington / Racingfotos.com
Sara Bradstock and Nico De Boinville with Coneygree after winning the Betfred Gold Cup at Cheltenham. 13/3/2015 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Jackpot winner using Tix
Jackpot winner using Tix
National Hunt Jockey Profiles
STAINSBY GIRL with Mr Kit Alexander wins the Listed Virgin Bet Every Saturday Money Back Mares Hurdle at Haydock 17-2-24, beating Coquelicot into 2nd place. Photo by Martin Lynch / racingfotos.com
Henry's Friend and Ben Jones win the Sodexo Reynoldstown Novices' Chase for trainer Ben Pauling from Kilbeg King at Ascot. 17/2/2024 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
JEPECK (Rex Dingle) wins The Smart Money's On Coral Novices Hurdle Chepstow 7 Dec 2019 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Shishkin and Nico De Boinville win the Ladbrokes Desert Orchid Chase at Kempton. 27/12/2021 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Coquelicot and Rex Dingle win the Mariner System Mares' Handicap Hurdle in the geegeez colours at Ascot. 19/11/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Leopardstown 3-2-24 Madara & James Reveley (orange colours) jump the 2nd last to win the Ryanair Handicap Steeplechase Photo Healy Racing / Racingfotos.com
Sir Gino and James Bowen win the JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham for trainer Nicky Henderson. 27/1/2024 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Sir Gino and James Bowen win the JCB Triumph Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham for trainer Nicky Henderson. 27/1/2024 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Horses pass a few spectators watching the Behind Closed Doors action in the Old Park Wood Handicap Hurdle at Cartmel. 26/7/2020 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Edgewater Drive is a fourth to make the trip from Manton (pictured) to Wilf Storey. The first three were all multiple winners
Coquelicot and Rex Dingle win the Mariner System Mares' Handicap Hurdle in the geegeez colours at Ascot. 19/11/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
The gloves are off in the bare knuckle fight for the Irish Trainer's Championship. Photo Healy Racing / Racingfotos.com
FLORIDA DREAMS (Danny McMenamin) wins The Weatherbys nhstallions.co.uk Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race Cheltenham 19th Apr 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Coming to geegeez.co.uk in 2024
Hewick and Gavin Sheehan [3rd over the last] wins the Ladbrokes King George VI Chase from Allaho and Bravemansgame at Kempton. 26/12/2023 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
WIndswept Girl wins unchallenged at Taunton, trained by Anthony Honeyball and ridden by Rex Dingle
Nassalam and Jamie Moore win the Ladbrokes' Novices' Chase at Newbury. 26/11/2021 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Bravemansgame and Harry Cobden win the King George Chase at Kempton. 26/12/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Fakenham Racecourse
National Hunt Jockey Profiles
The Boss, Gordon W Richards, by John Budden
Presentation to Graham Jelley, Nigel Twiston-Davies and Sam Twiston-Davies for The Abu Dhabi Digital Exchange Handicap Hurdle won by GUARD YOUR DREAMS Cheltenham 22 Oct 2021 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
NOT SO SLEEPY (Sean Bowen) wins The Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle Sandown 9 Dec 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Henry De Bromhead (centre) is a trainer to follow in early summer. Photo Healy Racing / Racingfotos.com
HAMMER GUN first, the rest nowhere, on the old Southwell fibresand. THIS IMAGE IS SOURCED FROM "RACINGFOTOS.COM"
DATSALRIGHTGINO (2nd from far right, Gavin Sheehan) in rear at halfway on his way to winning The Coral Gold Cup as CLOUDY GLEN leads Newbury 2 Dec 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Harry Skelton Jockey Profile
26.11.2023, Tokyo, Equinox with Christophe Lemaire up during the 43rd Japan Cup at Fuchu racecourse, JPN. Photo GALOPPFOTO/Racingfotos.com
Geegeez Racing Syndicates
Fakenham Racecourse
Kempton Park Racecourse 26.12.22 The Ladbrokes Christmas Hurdle Race Constitution Hill ridden by Nico de Boinville wins. Photo Andy Watts / Racingfotos.com
BURDETT ROAD (Harry Cobden) wins The JCB Triumph Trial Juvenile Hurdle Cheltenham 18 Nov 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Your National Hunt Questions Answered
Down Royal 11-11-23 Gerri Colombe and Jack Kennedy win the Ladbrokes Champion Steeplechase (Grade 1) Photo: Healy Racing / Racingfotos
Third Time Lucki and Harry Skelton win the From The Horse's Mouth Podcast Novices' Chase at Cheltenham. 13/11/2021 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Cody’s Wish and Junior Alvadaro win the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, 11.4.23 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA Photo Mathea Kelley / Racingfotos.com
AUGUSTE RODIN (Ryan Moore) wins The Breeders' Cup Turf Santa Anita 4 Nov 2023 - pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Marche Lorraine and Oisin Murphy win the Breeders’ Cup Distaff Del Mar Racecourse, Del Mar, California 11-6-21, Photo Mathea Kelley / Racingfotos.com
JEPECK (Rex Dingle) wins The Smart Money's On Coral Novices Hurdle Chepstow 7 Dec 2019 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
King Of Steel and Frankie Dettori win the Qipco Champions Stakes at Ascot for Amo Racing and Roger Varian. 21/10/2023 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Royal Ascot 23-6-23 Shaquille and Oisin Murphy win the Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) for owners Hughes/Rawlings/O'Shaughnessy and trainer Julie Camacho (left) Photo Healy Racing / Racingfotos.com
CITY OF TROY (Ryan Moore) wins The Dewhurst Stakes Newmarket 14 Oct 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
HAMMER GUN first, the rest nowhere, on the old Southwell fibresand. THIS IMAGE IS SOURCED FROM "RACINGFOTOS.COM"
Steamers and drifters. 14/9/2018 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Woodhay Wonder and P J McDonald win the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction Stakes for trainer Tom Ward at Newmarket. 7/10/2023 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
The truth about steamers and drifters
01.10.2023, Longchamp, Ace Impact with Cristian Demuro up wins the Qatar Prix de l Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp racecourse, FRA. Photo GALOPPFOTO/Racingfotos.com
AHOY SENOR (right, Derek Fox) en route to another dobbing success, with HEWICK (left, Jordan Gainford) Cheltenham 17 Mar 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
HIGHLY SPRUNG (Silvestre De Sousa) wins The La Continental Cafe Handicap Yarmouth 14 Sep 2016 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com
Not So Sleepy and Oisin Murphy win the Dubai Duty Free Autumn Cup Handicap from Salt Bay at Newbury. 23/9/2023 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Continuous and Ryan Moore win the Betfred St Leger for trainer Aidan O'Brien and Coolmore. 16/9/2023 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Coronet (L. Dettori) wins Darley Prix Jean Romanet Gr.1 in Deauville, France 18/08/2019, Photo Zuzanna Lupa / Racingfotos.com
Warm Heart (JW. Doyle) wins Qatar Prix Vermeille Gr.1 at ParisLongchamp, France, 10/09/2023, Photo Zuzanna Lupa / Racingfotos.com
How to create ratings: examples
Hoo Ya Mal and Marco Ghiani at Newmarket. 13/4/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Coquelicot and Rex Dingle win the Mariner System Mares' Handicap Hurdle in the geegeez colours at Ascot. 19/11/2022 Pic Steve Davies/Racingfotos.com
Creating and testing simple horse racing ratings, part 3
ABSURDE (Frankie Dettori) wins The Sky Bet Ebor York 26 Aug 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill / Racingfotos.com

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