Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Horseracing

Runners & Riders – Day 1, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 1 of Royal Ascot 2021 and offers selections in 5 of the 7 races.

Runners & Riders – Epsom Derby 2021

Matthew Steeples selects three ‘dark horse’ options for the Epsom Derby 2021 at 13/1, 8/1 and 15/1 as well as options for three earlier races.

Heroine of the Hour 2021 – Samantha Martin

16-year-old Samantha Martin’s enthusiasm for horse racing and her involvement in the racing site “for young people, by young people” ‘Rein It In’ is captivating.

Lauding Lorna Brooke

Cheltenham to quite rightly honour the life of the amateur jockey Lorna Brooke with a race named in the late 37-year-old’s honour on Friday.

Heroine of the Hour 2021 – Rachael Blackmore

In becoming the first woman ever to win the Grand National, Rachael Blackmore has brought much needed joy to the racing world.

Runners & Riders – The Grand National 2021

‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 4 options for Saturday’s crowded Grand National 2021.

Runners & Riders – The Irish Grand National 2021

‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 2 options for today’s Irish Grand National 2021.

Runners & Riders – The Cheltenham Gold Cup 2021

‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 3 options for today’s Cheltenham Gold Cup 2021 – as well as an 80/1 outsider in a later race.

Heroine of the Hour 2021 – Hollie Doyle

Hollie Doyle achieved a remarkable 5 wins in a row at Kempton Park last night at odds of 2,522-1; her success brings cheer to racing a time when the sport most needs it.