Templegate’s horse racing tips: Doncaster and Chester

DONCASTER 1.50 HOLMESWOOD left it too late in a hot contest at York last time and had to settle for third. He had a full tank of petrol crossing the line and would have been closer if hitting top gear sooner. PA:Press Association It was the first time champion jockey Silvestre De Sousa had ridden …

Matt Chapman discusses a weekend to savour as the Group action hots up on the track in his latest column

THE facts tell the story. Eight Group 1 and seven Group 2 races take place in Britain, Ireland and France this weekend. Stewart Williams For once, all we need to talk about is the sport we all love. So let’s get straight to it and here are my thoughts on the feature contests. Filly Lah …

Today’s Doncaster racing results: Full results from Doncaster this Friday

BACKED a horse at Doncaster but can’t find out where it finished? Look no further! We have all the results from Doncaster today here. PA 1:50 Japan Racing Association Sceptre Stakes (Group 3) 1st Dancing Star 7-2 2nd Eirene 12-1 3rd All Out 20-1 4th Pepita 20-1 5th Laugh Aloud 11-4 6th Anna Nerium 9-2 7th …

Templegate’s horse racing tips: Brighton and Worcester

BE Bold – go for ARCHIE (nap) in Brighton’s 5.00. He won over 7f at this tricky track last month. Getty Images The drop to 6f was against him last time and he was hampered in a messy race. Today’s trip is much more in his favour. BREEZE ALONG (2.15 Worcester, nb) hinted at ability …

Just how fit are jockeys? Tom Marquand and personal trainer Hayley Madigan put our reporter to the test at Epsom Racecourse

Go to a JockeyFit class they said. It will be fun they said. Fun, perhaps not. Eye-opening, yes. And I quickly discovered a newfound respect for jockeys up and down the country. Jocks are often told they’re amongst the bravest sportsmen and women in the world, and they are, but what’s always forgotten is just …

Richard Spencer to target Doncaster Flying Childers with Glorious Goodwood winner Rumble Inthejungle

RICHARD SPENCER is out to be king of the Donny swingers with his Jungle VIP. The Newmarket trainer is lining up his star two-year-old Rumble Inthejungle for Doncaster’s Flying Childers Stakes next month. Getty Images – Getty The youngster has won two of his three starts He was an impressive winner of the Group 3 …

Latest runners, riders, odds and trainer quotes for the final field

THE Group 3 Hungerford Stakes is the feature race at Newbury on Saturday afternoon and features a deep field of eight runners. It’s an open affair and pits a number of proven older horses against a few up and coming three-year-olds. Getty Images – Getty Yafta steps back up to seven furlongs for Saturday’s Group …