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  • Paul Ferguson's 'Horse To Follow' Series #4

    Paul Ferguson, the author of Jumpers To Follow, has been locked away all summer putting together the essential guide to the Jumps season. However, now the publication has been released, Paul has had the chance to travel to the top yards across the UK and catch up with leading trainers ahead of the upcoming season.  In the fourth part of the series, Paul travelled to meet with Olly Murphy who nominated Sao Carlos as his horse to follow for the upcoming season. A son of superstar sire Blue Bresil, he won his only bumper start last term and has been schooling well at...

  • Paul Ferguson's 'Horse To Follow' Series #3

    Paul Ferguson, the author of Jumpers To Follow, has been locked away all summer putting together the essential guide to the Jumps season. However, now the publication has headed to print ahead of the 18th September release date, Paul has had the chance to travel to the top yards across the UK and catch up with leading trainers ahead of the upcoming season.  In the third part of this series, Paul travelled to the powerhouse yard of Manor Farm Stables to chat to reigning champion trainer Paul Nicholls. The trainer is no stranger to housing superstars at Manor Farm and has...

  • Paul Ferguson's 'Horse To Follow' Series #2

    Paul Ferguson, the author of Jumpers To Follow, has been locked away all summer putting together the essential guide to the Jumps season. However, now the publication has headed to print ahead of the 18th September release date, Paul has had the chance to travel to the top yards across the UK and catch up with leading trainers ahead of the upcoming season.  Harry Derham spent six years as assistant trainer to Paul Nicholls, but last year decided to take out a full trainers license and forge his own path. Paul made a visit to his new state-of-the-art training facility at Upper...

  • Paul Ferguson's 'Horse To Follow' Series #1

    Paul Ferguson, the author of Jumpers To Follow, has been locked away all summer putting together the essential guide to the Jumps season. However, now the publication has headed to print ahead of the 18th September release date, Paul has had the chance to travel to the top yards across the UK and catch up with leading trainers ahead of the upcoming season.  In the first instalment of this series, Paul travels to Lambourn to chat to Cheltenham Festival-winning trainer Jamie Snowden, who last year saddled You Wear It Well to a a pair graded successes.  Jamie Snowden nominated Passing Well as...

  • bettrends Bulletin - Ebor Excitement Builds

    We have been hurtling through the Flat season at a breakneck pace, and now seems a good time to take stock of where we stand as we prepare for one of our favourite race meetings of the year here at bettrends; the York Ebor Meeting.
  • bettrends Bulletin - A Royal Review

    The dust has now settled on a magical week at Royal Ascot, a week that told wonderful stories from a winner for the King to one last Gold Cup for Frankie, it truly was a real spectacle to behold. It also proved to be a fantastic weekend for the bettrends team, and we take this time to review the week we enjoyed as we look forward to the Newmarket July Festival next week. It was a brutal start to the week in the curtain raiser, the Queen Anne, with our confident selection Inspiral looking a likely winner but going down...