03.02.17 Fridays Market Movers

thistlecrack kempton 2016
Posted 19 days ago
There has been strong support for CRITICAL THINKING in the 15:00 Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Lingfield. Julia Fielden’s 3yo was last seen finishing a close 2nd at the course over 7 furlongs seven days ago. Stepping up to 1m2f today, the mount of Shelley Birkett has been backed in from as big as 18/1 with one bookmaker to as short as 13/2 in places.

27.01.17 Fridays Market Movers

thistlecrack kempton 2016
Posted 26 days ago
Money has come in for 3yo VAN VELDE in the 18:15 Betway Best Odds Guaranteed Plus Maiden Stakes at Newcastle. The John Quinn-trained runner is a half-brother to 7f Group 3 winner Moonstone Majic. Van Velde has been backed from an opening 5/1 this morning to 2/1 with one bookmaker on Oddschecker. The current second favourite has accounted for almost 34% of bets placed on the race via Oddschecker. 

Tanya's Blog December 2016

Posted 3 months ago
Colin Tizzard must feel as though he is living a fairytale he must smile every time he looks out the window to his stables or watches the gallops.  Success is something to enjoy.  Indeed, my once upon a time is now at the brink of a happily ever after.  Twenty years with Channel 4 Racing and near forty years in guises from just going racing, working for and as a bookmaker, sending betting shows to betting shops for SIS, writing for the Racing Post and the Daily Record, as well as many other extra curricula activities on various committees regarding betting and racing oh it has been so rewarding and so much fun, but it’s time to reclaim some anonymity, while facing exciting new challenges outside of racing.

Tanya's Blog - September 2016

Posted 6 months ago
Thank you for having me, a near 20 years for Channel 4 Racing, 15 of them in vision, it’s been fantastic.  As one of many kind messages sent to me stated, it’s been a great innings!  Now time to walk away from the crease and back to the pavilion with many treasured memories and a life enriched by all the characters met along the way.  But it is the horses that come first, what a privilege to say I was there on many historic occasions for racing. 

Tanya's Blog - June 2016

Posted 9 months ago
Fresh from a really dramatic, thrilling, exhilarating and exciting two days at Epsom, I can wait for what’s in store at Royal Ascot.  Epsom on Friday was freezing, well below normal June temperatures and I’m sure a cold is in the offing with me being foolhardy enough to wear a flimsy jacket.  I was determined to uphold the Ladies Day smart dress code.

Tanya's Blog - May 2016

Posted 10 months ago
The expectation surrounding Midterm is immense, arguably in part it has compressed his odds for the Dante and Derby.  There is so much dissatisfaction surrounding how the Oaks and Derby Trials have played out and yet for me, there are clues galore and plenty of ‘if only’ scenarios...

Tanya's Blog - April 2016

Posted 10 months ago

A tribute to Richard Johnson, preview of the remaining jumps season and a look ahead to the flat.

Tanya's Blog - March 2016

Cheltenham Picture
Posted 12 months ago
The words “that’s unlikely to happen” are hardly going to carry weight at present with LeicesterCity sitting top of the Premiership. Worth bearing in mind despite all the hot pots amidst the 28 Cheltenham Festival races, there are bound to be improbable eventualities that secure dreams coming true.

Hereford to re-open in 2016

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Posted 1 year ago
Arena Racing Company has announced it will be reopening Hereford Racecourse in October 2016.