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…

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…

Second Chances

Whiskey Chaser ran his fourth race of the season at Uttoxeter on 11th February 2017. The race was over three miles with nine runners competing for the £6,400 prize purse. I didn't make the trip to Uttoxeter, thankfully the race was screened…

Results Don't Matter On Days Like These

On the 23rd of January Whiskey Chaser headed to Bangor-On-Dee for his third race of the season. After securing a second place in his last outing the team were confident that Whiskey would mount a strong challenge in the 14:50 Stella Artois Conditional…

A Breath Of Fresh Ayr

Whiskey Chaser had his second run of the season at Ayr Racecourse on January 2nd 2017. The 14:00 Ayr Racinguk.com/hd Handicap Chase was contested by five runners, the ground was described officially as soft/heavy and unofficially as bloody awful! Whisky…

Up and Running

After a summer spent frolicking in the fields Whiskey Chaser opened his season with a run-out in the snappily named 'Follow At attheraces On Twitter Handicap Chase' at Hexham on the 7th of December. Due to festive commitments I was unable…

Form is Temporary, Class is Permanent

The old football cliche says ‘Form is temporary, class is permanent’ although the phrase could equally apply to horseracing. WHISKEY CHASER was in great form before his run in the 15:55 Wrexham Lager Handicap Chase at Bangor, but we’d…

Make Mine A Double!

Whiskey Chaser returned to the parade ring victorious for the second time in five days. Following a 30 length win at Leicester on Friday Frodo (Whiskey Chaser) doubled his season tally with a win at Bangor on the following Wednesday.…

Where There's A Will There's A Win!

Whiskey Chaser was partnered with jockey Will Kennedy for his 13th career race in the South Notts Hussars Handicap Chase on March 11th at Leicester racecourse. Once again I couldn't get to the course to support 'Frodo' but I did manage to…

Heads You Lose

Whiskey Chaser travelled north of the border for his 12th race under rules. I was unable to make it to Musselburgh as the race was on the same day as my mothers birthday, if you follow his blog you'll know I don't have much luck when it comes…

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…