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…

Over The First Hurdle

After two National Hunt flat races Frodo (Whiskey Chaser) made his debut over hurdles in the Croxton Park Novices' Hurdle race at Leicester on the 21st of January. I'm happy to say that I finally got to watch him run in the flesh, and I…

Many A Slip ‘Twixt The Cup And The Lip

After multiple entries and withdrawals Whiskey Chaser (Frodo) finally got his second outing on Boxing Day at Towcester. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to make the trip due to festive family commitments and it was disappointing for me not to be…

Fighting Chance For Boxing Day Entry

Whiskey Chaser (Frodo) has been declared for the '15:40 Collect totepool Winnings At Betfred Shops Intermediate Open NH Flat Race' at Towcester on Boxing day. After being entered and subsequently withdrawn from a number of races throughout…

I Know What You Did Last Summer

If you’ve never owned a horse before it can come as quite a shock to find out just how much leisure time they get. Our horse Frodo (Whiskey Chaser) seems to enjoy more holidays than Judith Chalmers. I never thought I’d be jealous of a horse's…

A First Race For Frodo

For most National Hunt fans the Midlands Grand National was the biggest race of the day. However, for me and the eleven other owners of Whiskey Chaser the 5:30 Betfred ‘Bonus King Bingo’ Standard Open NH Flat Race’ also from Uttoxeter…

Large Whiskey Chaser

This morning I made my first visit since December to watch Whiskey Chaser (Frodo) do some work on the gallops. I've been hearing encouraging news from other syndicate members about his progress and reading the weekly updates on the devaracing.com…

2 or 3 Races Before Summer

Christmas is over and the New Year is well and truly underway - So what does 2013 hold for Whiskey Chaser? (Frodo) Well, it seems that the trainer is more than happy with his progress, believing that Whiskey Chaser will come on and be much stronger…

Pre Christmas Stable Visit

I took advantage of the what is likely to be my last stable visit until the New Year. It was a bitterly cold morning but I was glad I decided to make the trip, Frodo was looking good and is filling out nicely. Hopefully the next time I see him…

The Little’Un Meets Frodo

Took our little'Un to the yard today to met Frodo for the first time. It was a fantastic morning and our daughter loved seeing all the horses, especially Frodo - who also seems very interested in her. Although she was a little nervous at first…