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Exeter (Haldon Cup Day 2021)

Pic: Dan Mullan

Today’s Exeter fancies:

12.55 Ex- Grange Road (e/w).

1.25 Ex- Sherborne (e/w).

1.55 Ex- Greaneteen (win).

2.25 Ex- Ask A Honey Bee (win).

2.55 Ex- Snuff Box & Run To Milan (e/w).

3.25 Ex- Davitt Road Glory (e/w).

3.55 Ex- Ambion Hill (e/w).

Exeter (Haldon Gold Cup 2020)

PHOTO by Phil Mingo.

Today’s Exeter fancies:

12.55 Ex- Es Perfecto (e/w).

1.25 Ex- Wildfire Warrior (e/w).

1.55 Ex- Runswick Bay (e/w).

2.25 Ex- Bun Doran (e/w).

2.55 Ex- Present Value (e/w).

3.25 Ex- Le Boizelo  & Orchardstown Cross (e/w).

3.55 Ex- Agent Valdez (e/w).

4.25 Ex- Lucky’s Dream (e/w).

Monkerhostin winning 15 years ago.


Exeter (Haldon Gold Cup Day 2019)

PHOTO by Phil Mingo.

Today’s Exeter fancies:

1.10 Ex- Welsh Saint (e/w).

1.40 Ex- Bullionaire (e/w).

2.10 Ex- God’s Own (e/w).

2.40 Ex- Padleyourowncanoe (win).

3.10 Ex- Perfect Candidate (e/w).

3.40 Ex- Guardia Top (win) & small e/w Galactic Power.

Haldon Gold Cup 2017 (Exeter)

PHOTO by Phil Mingo.

Today’s Exeter fancies:

1.00 Ex- Judge John Deed & Bardista (e/w).

1.30 Ex- Dessinateur (e/w).

2.00 Ex- Forest Bihan & Sir Valentino (e/w).

2.35 Ex- Barney Dwan (win).

3.05 Ex- Royal Palladium & I Am Colin (e/w).

3.35 Ex- Eddy & Rio Bravo (e/w).

4.10 Ex- Mr Lando & Bahumbug (e/w).

30 years ago!


Haldon Gold Cup Chase 2015 (Exeter)


Today’s Exeter fancies:

1.20 Ex- Walking In The Air (win).

1.50 Ex- Welsh Shadow (win).

2.20 Ex- Third Intention (e/w).

2.50 Ex- Southfield Vic (win).

3.20 Ex- Saroque & Midnight Lira (e/w).

3.50 Ex- Bredon Hill Lad (e/w).

4.20 Ex- Brave Deed & Buckboru (e/w).

Go Aled! 😉


Chepstow (Wednesday)


In God We Trust

God’s Own was the impresive five length winner of the Haldon Cup yesterday at Exeter but sadly I was on the gallant runner up Balder Succes.

It was however a fairly decent day for the blog with wins from Thomas Brown (N Fehily, 5/6 fav) & Dream Deal (Nick Scholfield, 10/1) and a nice fourth place in the last from Call Me April (A Thornton, 16/1).

Today’s fancies are at Chepstow:

1.10 Chep- Warrantor & King’s River (e/w).

1.40 Chep- Super Sam (win).

2.10 Chep- Jumps Road (e/w).

2.40 Chep- Duke Of Monmouth (win).

3.15 Chep- Acapulco Bay & Eastern Witness (e/w).

3.50 Chep- Tuskar Rock (e/w).

4.20 Chep- Winter Walk (win).

Here comes the Warrantor! 😉

Chepstow Cheer

Somersby and Module battle it out

Somersby and Module battle it out

Ever had one of those days were you are left licking your wounds at the end of it? Well Tuesday at Exeter was one of those days for me. Particularly galling for me was the fact that Somersby is usually an “over the cliff” horse for me but yesterday I was really strong on Module and of course the rest is history.

Later in the afternoon I thought my day was going to be rescued by Rydalis who was popping the fences for fun under Aidan Coleman only to be nabbed on the run in by Gas Line Boy.

It was also a blank day for AP McCoy who didn’t manage a winner yesterday at Exeter and still cannot complete his 4000 winners chase today due to a non-runner being declared.  My money is on McCoy reaching the target at Hexham on Friday.

Today’s Chepstow fancies:

1.10 Chep- Wing Mira (e/w).

1.40 Chep- Vice Et Vertu (win).

2.10 Chep- Red Riverman (win).

2.40 Chep- Mic’s Delight & Manballandall (e/w).

3.15 Chep- Jeanry (e/w).

3.50 Chep- Loughalder & Flugzeug (e/w).

4.20 Chep- Admiral Blake & Todareistodo (e/w).

We’ve got all  the vices today! 😉

Large Haldon Cup Colliders

Finally a little piece and quiet for the animals today after several nights of fireworks and the stress it causes them. It’s always nice to get back to a bit of normality.

Yesterday the blog had no winners but plenty of places. Mister Newby (R Johnson, 14-1 ), Ballyman (M D Grant, 9-2 ), Terra Bleu (Edmond Linehan, 10-1 ) & Little Roxy (Adam Wedge, 14-1 ). It would have been super if one of those had just made the number one spot but being on the premises is still encouraging in terms of personal form.

Today’s fancies are from Exeter:

1.50 Ex- Atlantic Roller (win).

2.20 Ex- Billy Twyford (win).

2.50 Ex- Edgardo Sol (e/w).

3.20 Ex- Hinterland (win).

3.50 Ex- Ballyhilty Bridge & Ballyegan (e/w).

4.20 Ex- Swift Chap & Extremely So (e/w).

Can’t you guys take a Hint?!?  😉

Haldon Gold Cup 2011

Heartbreak at 4am this morning for the Mull It Over Blog and more importantly the Ed Dunlop team as Red Cadeaux just got touched off a nostril at a final S.P of 50/1 by the 7/1 French raider Dunaden. For those of you who haven’t seen the race here’s the final agonising moments:

What an absolute pièce de résistance it would have been to tip a 50/1 winner here on this blog. The strongest of my three fancies I supported the selection with an accompanying picture and caption. You know I mean business when I do this 😀 . After getting up at 4am to watch the race and letting out a muted cheer of elation shortly after so as not to wake the neighbours, the gutted feeling is still there within me. It must be a thousand times worse for the Ed Dunlop camp.

However not to dwell, that’s the nature of the sport we all love and watch. Plenty of snakes and plenty of ladders. Brush yourself down and move on 😀

Today’s fancies are at Exeter:

1.50 Ex- Rocky Creek (win).

2.20 Ex- Big Easy & Rody (e/w).

2.50 Ex- Comb F/C 1-2-3  (total cop-out sorry 😉 ).

3.20 Ex- Sam Winner (win).

3.50 Ex- Plein Pouvoir, Lavenoak Lad & Honourable Arthur (e/w).

4.20 Ex- High Carol & Kahsabelle (e/w).

I've got the power!

(Sam) Winner! Winner! Chicken Dinner tonight hopefully! 😉


Haldon Gold Cup Day @ Exeter

Believe it or not I was the nation’s best tipster yesterday. Well, the number one in the Racing UK monthly naps competition anyway and I bagged myself £10 courtesy of Kaituna winning @ 12/1 😀

Today’s fancies come from Exeter which holds it’s principal meeting of the season with the feature race being the Haldon Gold Cup at 2.35 pm.

1.35 Ex- Mr Hudson (win).

2.05 Ex- Sorcillera & Trouble Digger (small ew’s against short fav).

2.35 Ex- Chaninbar & Imsingingtheblues (e/w).

3.05 Ex- Qozak (win).

3.35 Ex- Moleskin & Victory Parade (e/w).

4.05 Ex- John’s Gift & Omix Dor (e/w).

4.35 Ex- Oscar Papa (e/w).

Go on mullyruk !!!

Keep on booming! 😉