The beauty of British and Irish horse racing is that there are very few weekends when a major race does not take place. Course-specialist.co.uk will aim to provide a helpful and impartial overview of the main protagonists taking part in the really big events – the rest is then down to you to make your mind up what will win!
QIPCO PRIX DU JOCKEY CLUB RUNNERS
1 – BRAMETOT (Draw: 1)
Brametot (grey silks) beats Le Brivido in the French 2,000 GuineasCopyright ScoopDyga
Trainer: Jean-Claude Rouget
Owners: Al Shaqab Racing & Gérard Augustin-Normand
Jockey: C. Demuro
Brametot will defend… Read More
From the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère to the Abu Dhabi Poule d’Essai des Poulains
Logically, a good proportion of the winners of the Qatar Prix Jean-Luc Lagardère are then directed towards the Abu Dhabi Poule d’Essai des Poulains. That is… Read More
La Cressonniere wins the 2016 Poule d’Essai des PoulichesImage supplied by France Galop
The favourites: SENGA and VIA RAVENNA
It is impossible to split Senga and Via Ravenna before this Abu Dhabi Poule d’Essai des Pouliches.
They both carry… Read More
A field of fourteen fillies are set to line up in Sunday’s first fillies Classic of the year, the Qipco 1,000 Guineas.
A relatively mild early spring appears to have brought forward several big stables, that in past springs had… Read More
The 2017 Qipco 2000 Guineas kicks off the Classic season at Newmarket tomorrow.
The old adage that it is “the last two year old race” perhaps carries some substance, although the form coming into this race has not necessarily advertised… Read More
The first Grade 1 of 2017 in Ireland takes place at Naas on Sunday, with the Lawlor’s Hotel Novice Hurdle over 2 ½ miles.
Bel Ami De Sivola showed raw promise when placing in two novice hurdle races in… Read More
On Saturday the first Grade 1 contest of 2016 in the UK, takes place at Sandown Park, as the 32Red Tolworth Novices’ Hurdle takes place over two miles.
This significant contest has been won in the past by top… Read More
New Year’s Day sees the traditional Cheltenham meeting, with a quality-packed card headlined by three Graded contests, to get the year off to a cracking start.
First up comes the Grade 2 BetBright Dipper Novices’ Chase over two miles, four… Read More