Tag Archives: Angles

Ashforth's Angles: Weighty issue for Radsoc De Sivola | Horse Racing News |

John Cornwall: trains Radsoc De Sivola  PICTURE:James Burn   By David Ashforth 6:02PM 5 MAR 2017  IF RADSOC DE SIVOLA wins the grandnational2017.com Chase at Southwell (2.00) will it be a record weight carrying performance? Not the biggest weight that’s ever been carried but the weight furthest out of the handicap. Radsoc De Sivola has a long handicap weight of 6st 13lb ...

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Ashforth's Angles: a warm welcome back to Harry Bannister | Horse Racing News |

Harry Bannister: rider has been off since November  PICTURE:John Grossick (racingpost.com/photos)   By David Ashforth 6:00PM 1 MAR 2017  HARRY BANNISTER was a good amateur rider and is now a good conditional jockey but hasn’t been able to demonstrate it since November because one of his wrists has been stuck in a cast. It may be his right wrist. If it isn’t, ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Irish jockeys and trainers star in Scotland | Horse Racing News |

Paul Townend: top jockey will be in action at Musselburgh  PICTURE:Caroline Norris   By David Ashforth 6:00PM 28 FEB 2017  SCOTTISH racecourses are a good place to watch Irish jockeys and trainers. Ian Ferguson, Shane Donohue, Ronan McNally and David Christie all have runners at Musselburgh. Racegoers will be able to watch a rising star in Danny Mullins, an established one in ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Pies the probable prize for O'Brien

Tom O’Brien could be munching on a nice pie at Plumpton  PICTURE:RP GRAPHICS   By David Ashforth 6:01PM 26 FEB 2017  If it’s pies you like it’s pies you’ll get because there are bound to be pies involved for the winner of the Real Pie Company Maiden Hurdle at Plumpton (2.00). It’s a local company that has won many awards for its ...

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Ashforth's Angles: Racing's most annoying sayings | Horse Racing |

Did this race take much winning? It did for David Ashforth  PICTURE:Ian Headington   By David Ashforth 6:00PM 22 FEB 2017  COMPLAINING should be saved up for old age, so here goes. My first complaint is that there isn’t enough room to cover all the things that need to be complained about. What follows is just a small sample. There’ll be a ...

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Ashforth's Angles: show me the Munny | Horse Racing |

Ludlow, where David’s focus lies on Wednesday  PICTURE:Steve Davies   By David Ashforth 5:00PM 21 FEB 2017  LIFE’S full of disappointments and there’s another one in the Racing UK Handicap Chase at Ludlow (3.35). I don’t know whose fault it was, whether it was Anne Thompson, who bred him or someone else but I wish William Money had been called William Munny, ...

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