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…

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…