Saturday, February 24, 2024

Horseracing

Runners & Riders – The Cheltenham Festival 2023, Day 4, ‘Gold Cup Day’

‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers options for ‘Gold Cup Day’ at the Cheltenham Festival 2023 including a 20/1 outsider owned by Sir Alex Ferguson and a 50/1 wildcard.

Five Unlikely Things Famous Footballers Did Next…

David Lennox shares the little-known stories of what five famous footballers did next after retiring their pitch time prowess – amongst them everything from novel writing to forensic detective work.

Runners & Riders – The Grand National 2022

‘The Steeple Times’ examines the tipsters’ selections and offers 5 each way bet options for Saturday’s crowded Grand National 2022; we hope to repeat or improve on our 11/1 win last year.

Runners & Riders – Welsh Grand National 2021

Christmas betting tips – ‘The Steeple Times’ offers selections for today’s Welsh Grand National 2021 at Chepstow and options in three other races Whilst we missed out in the extraordinary spectacle of Tornado Flyer winning...

A Horse Named For Rooney

In the wake of his latest alleged sexual antics scandal, granny grabbing Wayne Rooney gets amusing suggestions for what he’d be called if he was a racehorse.

Runners & Riders – Day 5, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 5 at Royal Ascot 2021 after landing 1st places at 22/1 and 19/4 yesterday.

Runners & Riders – Day 4, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 4 of Royal Ascot 2021 after landing a 22/1 winner yesterday and a 45/1 third place.

Runners & Riders – Day 3, Royal Ascot 2021

Matthew Steeples analyses the top tipsters’ selections for Day 3 of Royal Ascot 2021 and offers some longshot choices at huge odds 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.

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.