It's A Process

Whiskey Chaser kicked off his season on the 4th of December with a run in the Karen Stapleton Memorial Handicap Chase, a race over 2m 5f in heavy going at Sedgefield. Unfortunately Frodo's race was just a few days before a trip I'd previously…

Winter Is Coming

The phrase "Winter Is Coming" signifies terrifying times ahead for the characters in the TV Show Game Of Thrones. However, for the owners of Whiskey Chaser (Frodo) it signals the start of the 'real' National Hunt racing season, and by that…

Kicked Into Touch

Whiskey Chaser returned to Carlisle for the ApolloBet Worldwide Lotteries Novices' Handicap Chase. The race was over 2.5 miles and the syndicate was out in force to cheer Frodo on. Buoyed by his previous win at the course just a few weeks…

Grand National 2015: The Favourites, The Outsiders and The Long Shots

With the entry list of Aintree's most prestigious event now finalised, everybody is clamouring over themselves for Grand National betting tips. However, whilst numerous websites are already devoting their time to producing complex articles discussing…

Whiskey Galore!

Whiskey Chaser won the 14:35 Bet And Watch At Winner.co.uk Novices’ Handicap Chase at Carlisle on the 5th March 2015. It was a class 4 race but I celebrated the victory like we’d won the Gold Cup, Grand National and Kentucky Derby! and why…

An Embarrassment of Riches

Rich Ricci enjoyed the sort of day most racehorse owners would dream of when winning two races on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival. True, there was the unfortunate last-flight fall of Annie Power which denied Ricci a treble, but…

Moneyback Deal From Lancashire Racing Stables

A new syndicate is being set up by Richard Ford & Lancashire Racing Stables to own and race 5 times winner SCRIBE. The former Aidan O’Brien trained 7 year old is superbly bred being by champion sire Montjeu out of Crafty Example. This…

Everything Is Hay In Hard Times

Whiskey Chaser ran his eighth race under rules in the 14:50 Sileby Novices' Handicap Chase at Leicester on the 24th February. He was partnered once again by conditional jockey James Cowley. Only a few days earlier I attended the Deva Racing…

Dashing Through The Snow

Whiskey Chaser was entered into the 15:50 William Hill - Bet On The Move Conditional Jockeys' Handicap Chase at Towcester on the 29th January. After receiving the race declaration notification I decided that come hell or high water I would definitely…

Still Chasing The Dream

A few days before Christmas my phone buzzed with a text from Deva Racing notifying me that our horse Whiskey Chaser had been entered into a hurdle race at BANGOR-ON-DEE on the 22nd December. I was thrilled at the prospect of watching Frodo run…

A Whiskey Down The Pub

The final run of the season for Frodo (Whiskey Chaser) saw him take part in a hurdle race at Hexham, and whilst finishing a credible forth, he never threaten the leaders, and tired towards the end of the race. It's safe to that hurdling has…

McCoy On Frodo

Frodo's fourth career race, The Duncan Sinclair Memorial Novices' Hurdle (Kelso) saw him partner 18 times champion jockey A.P. McCoy. The race on the 7th of April was just a few days after the Grand National in which A.P. McCoy finished 3rd…