Tony McCormick

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Nov 14

Mal’s Stats & Facts – Monday 14th

MAL’S STATS ‘N FACTS FOR MONDAY (INCLUDES ALL THE CHELTENHAM WEEKEND DETAILS) Plumpton: Leading trainers during the last five corresponding years: 4 winners—Oliver Sherwood (5/2* – 2/1 – 13/8* – 5/6*) – 1 runner today: Minella Online (3.10) 3—Alan King (9/2 – 8/11* – 8/13*) – 1 runner: Wishing And Hoping (1.35) 3—David Pipe (2/1* …

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Nov 13

Mal Boyle stats

Cheltenham THE MOST IMPORTANT STAT RELATING TO THE LAST DAY OF THE ‘OPEN MEETING’ IS THAT 20/30 WINNERS DURING THE LAST FIVE YEARS HAVE EMERGED FROM JUST FOUR STABLES: NICKY HENDERSON – PHILIP HOBBS – PAUL NICHOLLS – DAVIS PIPE!   Five year record of represented trainers who scored with big priced (double figure) winners …

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Nov 12

Mal Boyle stats – Saturday 12th

Cheltenham  Five year record of represented trainers who scored with big priced (double figure) winners on the second day of the ‘Open Meeting’: Similar stats yesterday produced winners at 16/1 & 8/1. Fergal O’Brien (28/1 & 12/1 – 3 runners today) Paul Nicholls (16/1 & 10/1 – 9 runners) Philip Hobbs (20/1 – 6 runners) …

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Nov 11

Mal Boyle stats – Friday 11th

Cheltenham Five year record of represented trainers who scored with big priced (double figure) winners on the first day of the ‘Open Meeting’: Robin Dickin (16/1 – 2 runners): Vocaliser & Wildmoor Bor (3.15) Philip Hobbs (14/1 – 4 runners): Dunraven Storm (12.55, Bold Henry (1.30), Rock The Kasbah (2.05) & Bertie Boru (3.50) David …

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Nov 10

Mal Boyle stats – Thursday 10th

Ludlow Leading represented trainers at Ludlow this season this season: 2/6—Jonjo O’Neill (4/1* & 5/2*): 3 runners today – Mileva Roller (1.35), Adam Du Breteau (3.05) & She’s Late (3.35) Full stats for this season: 21 races – 23 favourites: 10 winners – 4 placed – 9 unplaced One of the two odds on favourites …

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Nov 09

Mal Boyle stats – Wednesday 9th

Ayr Leading represented trainers at Ayr this season this season: 2/3—Malcolm Jefferson (3/1 & 4/5*) 2 runners – Ballyben (1.40) & Hi George (3.20) – these are Malcolm’s only runners today – recent stats: 5/10 2/4—Iain Jardine (5/1 & 9/2***) 1 runner – Pads (1.10) Trainers who have saddled more than one beaten favourite at …

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Nov 08

Rich Ricci

Rich Ricci is looking forward to seeing his exciting new recruits strut their stuff on the track this winter. With a string of more than 50 horses, all under the care of Willie Mullins, Ricci is looking to some of his recent acquisitions proving their worth. Ricci owned three-time Cheltenham Festival winner Vautour, who had …

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Nov 08

Mal Boyle Stats – Tuesday 8th

Huntingdon                                                                               Leading trainers at Huntingdon this season this season: 4/8—Alan King (8/1-3/1-6/4-2/5*): 1 runner: River Frost …

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Oct 18

Paul Ferguson’s Jumpers To Follow

Paul Ferguson’s Jumpers To Follow has become an indispensable guide for the jumps season and is available to order now. The 10th edition will be produced in full colour for the first time and includes: • Foreword by top National Hunt trainer, Charlie Longsdon • In-depth analysis of Paul’s 40 Leading Prospects for the season …

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Oct 18

The Final Flight Jumps Guide

Written by author and horse racing fanatic Grant Copson and assisted by racing analysis Lee Lewis, the 2016 edition of The Final Flight Jumps Guide includes contributions by racecourse commentator and At The Races presenter Mike Cattermole, leading bloodstock agent Tom Malone and Racing Post’s well-known paddock watcher Ken Pitterson. Richard Johnson, the 2016 Champion …

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Oct 18

National Hunt Book Reviews

A number of National Hunt Books reviewed by Tony McCormick for the 2016/17 Jumps Season. Tony writes a weekly column for Johnston Press, called Racing Ahead, previewing racing around the country and the North and East Yorkshire race tracks.

Oct 18

Dan Skelton

Dan Skelton continued his quick ascent up the training ranks in 2015/16 by winning his largest amount of prize money, training his highest number of winners and saddling his first Cheltenham Festival victor. Here, the Warwickshire trainer discusses his progressive string which could lead him to further glories. Dan Skelton celebrated a first Cheltenham Festival …

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Oct 18

Sporting Life – Notebook

Apasionado Showed ability in three runs in bumpers in Ireland before joining his new yard and made an impressive start when winning a reasonably well contested bumper at Market Rasen (24/09). He doesn’t appear to be anything out of the ordinary but he should continue to progress and showed more than enough here to believe …

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Oct 18

Henry De Bromhead

It’s all change at Henry de Bromhead’s progressive yard for 2016/17 as while he’s no longer training for owner Alan Potts he has been sent a number of former Willie Mullins inmates from Gigginstown and also has new recruits from other trainers on either side of the Irish Sea.   Henry de Bromhead has steadily …

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Oct 18

Friday Stat Attack – Results

Mal was among the winners again on Friday… Newmarket – John Gosden Laugh Aloud wins@9/1 Journey wins@11/8f Newmarket – William Haggas Dai Harraild wins@9/4f

Oct 18

Mal Boyle’s Friday Stats

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Oct 18

Sunday Stat Attack – Results

Once again Mal was in fine form on Sunday… Chelmsford – John Gosden Daily Bulletin wins@9/2 Bath – Andrew Balding Scorching Heat wins@3/1  

Oct 18

Mal Boyle’s Sunday Stats

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Oct 18

Saturday Stat Attack – Results

Mal was on target once again on Saturday… Bath – Clive Cox Masterofdiscovery wins@17/2 Chester – Richard Fahey ABIENTO Wins@9/4 BOUNDSEY 2nd@9/1 Doncaster – Roger Varian DOUBLE UP 4th@8/1 Doncaster – John Gosden Khalidi wins@5/2        

Oct 18

Mal Boyle’s Weekend Stats

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