Saturday's either go one way or the other. This one went the other. Fundamental was the best performer of the lot, finishing second in the Bunbury Cup, and beat all bar the winner easily. It was a great effort from an improving sort and he should be capable of stepping up to Listed & Group class after this. Fame And Acclaim ran a cracker too, finishing third at 16/1. If I'm being picky, he was maybe committed for

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July 17, 2021
James Boyle
It's always a decent day when your best bet actually wins! Bickerstaffe did the trick this time around with a comfortable Ascot success and Cieren Fallon deserves a lot of credit for a perfect ride, getting the horse covered up before switching to the near rail when things got serious. That move probably extended his superiority which isn't great news when it comes to the handicapper but ensured he couldn't lose this. Too

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July 10, 2021
James Boyle
With a bit of luck, Thursday could have been a good day! The Organiser in particular was unlucky not to go close, travelling better than anything else but stuck behind horses and when he did get a clear run, the race had developed away from him. As expected, taking a lead was showing him in a different light and he has got the potential to rate quite highly once everything aligns the way he needs it to. It didn't here. Popmaster

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July 09, 2021
James Boyle
A fantastic Saturday courtesy of 25/1 (35p R4!) and 11/1 winners. Hurricane Ivor was the shorter of the two and whilst officially a dead heat, most firms paid out on both and rightly so with regard to the Haggas horse as he won the race, despite whatever nonsense they churn out about "faulty equipment" distorting the mirror image. Comical scenes from the powers that be and not a good look for racing full stop. Alounak

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July 08, 2021
James Boyle
Fleeting Prince was a major disappointment on his first start since being gelded and didn't look like a horse who was being prepped for the Wokingham before having to miss that engagement, running more so like a Class 6 performer. Not really sure why he was so flat and maybe he needs more time to refind his form. Tabdeed ran a big race to come home best of the Shadwell trio but had to settle for fourth place overall.

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July 03, 2021
James Boyle
The stalls were my worst friend this time around! Spanish Angel ran a good race, beaten less than a couple of lengths into fourth place, but was slow to stride and didn't get the gallop he needed to pick them off late. He kept going strongly to the line and should be up to winning a race before too long. Keep an eye out. Count D'orsay was never going to race too far forward but got hampered in the first few strides and

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June 25, 2021
James Boyle
I have been battered black and blue! A 23.50 point loss recorded, with a few seconds and a couple of other places being as good as it got. Reach For The Moon was one of the seconds and he ran a belting race, sadly bumping into a smart prospect. I'm very interested to see how he'll progress and he handles cut well. Legion Of Honour was nibbled at big prices and ran well, he just lacked the tactical pace needed to travel

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June 25, 2021
James Boyle
No joy on day four and it's not just the ground that's tough going. Hellomydarlin got a stupid, stupid ride from Daniel Tudhope and never had a chance of getting involved. Backing losers is something I'm used to, so having another doesn't bother me, but horrific decision making is frustrating to take. Prado was too far back to land any sort of blow in the Sandringham, although with Spencer being on board I knew the tactics

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June 19, 2021
James Boyle