The Final Furlong

Whiskey Chaser was entered into the 'Broxton Gates Handicap Chase' at Bangor on the 23rd March 2019. The race was over a distance of three miles and ten runners lined-up. Many of our syndicate live in the Cheshire and North Wales area, so…

Colds To Newcastle

It was back in December when Whiskey Chaser last raced. Unfortunately, the outbreak of equine flu which hit the UK severely limited racing opportunities for our horse. The ban on race meetings was only lifted in mid-February, by which time the…

Slog On The Tyne

Whiskey Chaser and the syndicate members made the long slog to Newcastle for Frodo's 22nd Chase start. The race was over 2m7½f and it was contested by a total of nine runners. Officially the race was named '188Bet Mobile Bet10 Get10 Handicap…
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Irish Dominance In National Hunt Racing Set To Increase

Now the national hunt season has finished we can look back and see what happened at the big meetings and there was one common factor, the Irish were involved a lot. They didn’t face too much opposition at their own Dublin Racing Festival and…

Toon Time

Whiskey Chaser headed to Newcastle for his final race of the 2018 season. The race was called the Vertem - Very Different Stockbrokers Handicap Chase (Northern Lights Staying Chase Series Qualifier). Quite the mouth full! A small field of…

Third Time's a Charm

Whiskey Chaser was back at Haydock Park for his third outing at the course in four months. The race was the 'Howdens Joinery Veterans' Handicap Chase'. It was run over a distance of 2¾ miles, a shorter distance than usual for Whiskey Chaser. The…

Back To Bangor

After a disappointing show at Warwick last time out, Whiskey Chaser was back in more familiar surroundings for his second race of the new year. Bangor-On-Dee was the venue for the 'Hampton Veterinary Centre Handicap Chase'. Nine horses would…

Alas, Poor Warwick!

A month following his big day at Haydock, Whiskey Chaser headed to Warwick Racecourse to build on his season tally. The race would be run over a distance of 3 miles. In total seven horses lined-up to battle for the £6,500 first-place purse. It…

A Late Christmas Present

Three weeks after winning on his season debut, WHISKEY CHASER would be entered into a big Saturday race at Haydock Park - the ‘Last Fling Handicap Chase’ a race with a prize pool worth over £20,000. The news of the entry felt to me like…

On The First Day Of Christmas My True Love Sent To Me

Whiskey Chaser made his 2017/18 seasonal debut on the 6th of December at Haydock Park. Eight entrants made up the field for The 14:25 Northern Racing Club Handicap Chase. The race would be contested over a distance of 2m 6f. I had no complaints…
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Blaklion Begins Grand National Prep

Last year’s Grand National fourth Blaklion will return to action this weekend and return to the familiar surroundings of Wetherby. He has run three times over the chase course at Wetherby, winning there as a novice before finishing fourth…

Neck And Neck In Newcastle

Whiskey Chaser headed to Newcastle for his fifth race of the season. On paper it didn't look much of a contest, with just three runners declared for the 2m 7f race. It was felt the main threat would come from the in-from Plus Jamais but our…