Pontefract

Friday’s top tips for Bath, Musselburgh and Pontefract

| 27.05.2016

David Metcalf | May 27, 2016 Athlon ready to cause a splash at Bath Trainer David Lanigan does well with his rare runners at Bath, and Athlon can build on a promising reappearance run to provide him with another winner in today’s 1m 2f classified stakes at the Somerset venue... View Article

Pontefract and Windsor previews: Rio ready to rock

| 18.04.2016

David Metcalf | April 18, 2016 Rio weighted to strike at Pontefract My Name Is Rio shaped well last time out and can take advantage of a drop in the weights to get back to winning ways in the 6f handicap on today’s card at Pontefract (15.10). The Michael Dods... View Article

Pontefract preview: Peru looks hot on handicap debut

| 24.09.2015

Peru can take advantage of what looks a lenient opening handicap mark to land the 1m nursery on today’s card at Pontefract (15.30). The Hugo Palmer trained filly has only had three starts, and shaped with plenty of promise on debut at Ascot when a not knocked about fourth to... View Article

Pontefract preview: Cornborough can gain deserved success

| 17.09.2015

Cornborough has been knocking on the door of late, and looks weighted to gain a deserved success in the 1m handicap on today’s card at Pontefract (14.45). The Mark Walford trained gelding won on his debut at Redcar, before going on to finish a fine third in an apprentice handicap... View Article

Pontefract preview: Spiraea in bloom and Hoofalong can bounce back

| 05.08.2015

Spiraea bounced back to form when an excellent second last time out, and can take advantage of a drop in class to go one better in the 6f handicap on today’s competitive seven-raced card at Pontefract (17.10). The Mark Rimell trained mare enjoyed a productive 2014 when winning three times,... View Article

Pontefract preview: Empire can rule now dropped in class

| 29.06.2015

Age Of Empire has some top class form to his name, and can take advantage of a drop in grade to land the 6f conditions’ contest on today’s seven-race card at Pontefract (15.00). The Richard Hannon trained colt shaped with plenty of promise when seventh on his debut at Newmarket,... View Article

Pontefract preview: Oil primed to Strike

| 08.06.2015

Oil Strike shaped as if coming to hand last time out and can take advantage of a drop in the weights to land the 6f handicap on this evening’s card at Pontefract (21.10). The Mick Easterby-trained gelding scored twice over 5f back in 2013, landing a handicap at Beverley on... View Article