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Mark Your Card: Derby Day at Epsom
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Mark Your Card: Derby Day at Epsom

Jun 4th 2011, 12:32 PM 295 Views 2 Comments

Our racing expert Mark Hobbs give you a steer ahead of another busy day of racing. Even the Queen – and former Big Brother contestants – are down the bookies today.

Underwhelming feel to 2000 Guineas day
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Underwhelming feel to 2000 Guineas day

May 21st 2011, 11:19 AM 63 Views 0 Comments

Here’s who to back despite the small field and absence of a real superstar like Frankel.

Mark your card: Stables stars clash in Lockinge
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Mark your card: Stables stars clash in Lockinge

May 14th 2011, 12:35 PM 168 Views 0 Comments

Who’s our nap of the day, you ask? Well it’s…

Mark your card: Easter Sunday at Fairyhouse
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Mark your card: Easter Sunday at Fairyhouse

Apr 24th 2011, 12:00 PM 327 Views 0 Comments

If you followed Mark Hobbs’ advice yesterday you’d have an extra few quid in the pocket. Here’s today’s preview of the action at Fairyhouse.

Best bets for Sandown’s finale
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Best bets for Sandown’s finale

Apr 23rd 2011, 1:02 PM 100 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs tells you everything you need to know ahead of the racing today.

Frankel speaking: no value in the Greenham
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Frankel speaking: no value in the Greenham

Apr 16th 2011, 12:18 PM 76 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs previews the Scottish Grand National at Ayr while the Guineas trials take centre stage at Newbury.

Best bets as flat season opens in Doncaster
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Best bets as flat season opens in Doncaster

Apr 2nd 2011, 1:21 PM 181 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs the action at the Lincoln Handicap.

Betting for Dubai World Cup Day
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Betting for Dubai World Cup Day

Mar 26th 2011, 10:48 AM 417 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs previews a big day of racing in the middle east.

Flat racing season opens at the Curragh
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Flat racing season opens at the Curragh

Mar 20th 2011, 11:55 AM 285 Views 0 Comments

After a good week of Cheltenham tipping, Mark Hobbs turns his expertise in the Curragh’s direction.

The calm before the storm
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The calm before the storm

Mar 12th 2011, 9:14 AM 213 Views 0 Comments

In the last weekend before the Cheltenham Festival, Mark Hobbs picks over the action.

Teenager Newmill to upset young guns
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Teenager Newmill to upset young guns

Mar 5th 2011, 11:25 AM 240 Views 0 Comments

In-house racing supremo Mark Hobbs offers his thoughts on today’s Shamrock Paddy Chase at Gowran Park today.

Zeb top of the class at Leopardstown school
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Zeb top of the class at Leopardstown school

Feb 28th 2011, 1:26 PM 205 Views 0 Comments

Cheltenham preparations going well for last year’s Queen Mother Champion Chase hero jumped six fence.

Nacarat out to avenge last year’s defeat
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Nacarat out to avenge last year’s defeat

Feb 26th 2011, 10:30 AM 218 Views 0 Comments

Tom George’s charge will be there or there abouts today.

Midnight Club heads for National as Solwhit plans world domination
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Midnight Club heads for National as Solwhit plans world domination

Feb 24th 2011, 10:40 AM 256 Views 0 Comments

The Willie Mullins-trained gelding put in an impressive performance at Fairyhouse.

Best bets on a busy day
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Best bets on a busy day

Feb 19th 2011, 10:39 AM 303 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs previews the weekend racing.

Leopardstown hosts its flagship day with Joncol centre of attention
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Leopardstown hosts its flagship day with Joncol centre of attention

Feb 12th 2011, 10:03 AM 284 Views 0 Comments

The rescheduling of Leopardstown’s Hennessy card to today means racing fans will have an exceptionally good card to look forward to on what is normally a relatively low-key day in Ireland. Mark Hobbs takes a look at the three most intriguing races on an eight-race card.

Medermit targeting big win
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Medermit targeting big win

Feb 5th 2011, 11:58 AM 321 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs previews the weekend’s horse racing as Medermit is fancied at Sandown.

Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture
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Trials day in Cheltenham as punters seek clearer picture

Jan 29th 2011, 11:58 AM 593 Views 0 Comments

Cheltenham’s card has just survived an inspection and there’ll be plenty to glean from today’s action ahead of the March festival.

The social network: you can own part of a horse as top trainer includes fans on Facebook
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The social network: you can own part of a horse as top trainer includes fans on Facebook

Jan 25th 2011, 10:42 AM 1,469 Views 0 Comments

Henry de Bromhead tells Mark Hobbs about his innovative plan to use Facebook to include racing fans in horse ownership and training.

Fascinating weekend as Cheltenham-bound stars aim to stake their claims
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Fascinating weekend as Cheltenham-bound stars aim to stake their claims

Jan 22nd 2011, 11:09 AM 385 Views 0 Comments

Mark Hobbs previews a busy weekend of action on both sides of the Irish Sea.