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Saturday 9 February, 2013

Super Saturday: Your tips for a massive day of racing
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Super Saturday: Your tips for a massive day of racing

Feb 9th 2013, 11:19 AM 776 Views 0 Comments

Flemenstar and Sir Des Champs renew their Lexus chase rivalry in the Hennessy Chase

Saturday 26 January, 2013

Mark your Card: your best bets on a bumper day of horse racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets on a bumper day of horse racing

Jan 26th 2013, 9:54 AM 918 Views 0 Comments

It doesn’t get much better than today’s double whammy at Cheltenham and Leopardstown. Declan Smyth picks the winners.

Thursday 17 January, 2013

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Jan 17th 2013, 8:15 AM 534 Views 0 Comments

All eyes are on Thurles this afternoon so Declan Smyth picks the winners in the day’s two big races.

Saturday 12 January, 2013

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Jan 12th 2013, 9:10 AM 628 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth takes a look at today’s only Grade race, the Leamington Novices Hurdle at Warwick.

Wednesday 26 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the St Stephen’s Day Super 6
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Mark your Card: your best bets for the St Stephen’s Day Super 6

Dec 26th 2012, 7:30 AM 1,522 Views 0 Comments

Horse racing waits for no man – Declan Smyth picks the winners from a bumper day of Grade racing in Ireland and the UK.

Sunday 16 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 16th 2012, 11:40 AM 537 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth picks us a winner from this afternoon’s three Grade races at Navan.

Saturday 15 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 15th 2012, 8:20 AM 409 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth has five Grade races to study on a bumper day of racing across the water.

Sunday 9 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 9th 2012, 8:45 AM 569 Views 0 Comments

Two future stars of Irish chasing go head-to-head at Punchestown this afternoon. Declan Smyth looks at the form in today’s big races.

Saturday 8 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 8th 2012, 8:45 AM 400 Views 0 Comments

Sprinter Sacre or Sanctuaire? Declan Smyth looks at two absolute humdingers on the card at Sandown.

Friday 7 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 7th 2012, 8:20 AM 373 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth studies the form in today’s feature as the Tingle Creek Festival gets underway at Sandown.

Sunday 2 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 2nd 2012, 8:50 AM 722 Views 0 Comments

Christmas comes early for racing fans with a cracking Sunday card at Fairyhouse. Declan Smyth wraps up well to study the form.

Saturday 1 December, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Dec 1st 2012, 8:40 AM 431 Views 0 Comments

It’s that time of the year again — surely nothing can stop Big Buck’s? Declan Smyth looks at today’s Grade races in Newcastle and Newbury.

Friday 30 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 30th 2012, 8:20 AM 404 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth casts his eye over the runners in this afternoon’s Berkshire Novices Chase at Newbury.

Thursday 29 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Nov 29th 2012, 8:15 AM 419 Views 0 Comments

A bumper weekend of Grade racing starts at Newbury this afternoon. Declan Smyth studies the form to pick us a winner.

Saturday 24 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bet for today’s Grade racing

Nov 24th 2012, 8:50 AM 515 Views 0 Comments

Can Long Run get the job done? Declan Smyth studies the form ahead of the action at Haydock and Ascot.

Sunday 18 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing

Nov 18th 2012, 10:24 AM 595 Views 0 Comments

It’s a Super Sunday of Grade races in Punchestown and in Cheltenham. Declan Smyth picks us a few more winners.

Saturday 17 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade racing

Nov 17th 2012, 11:21 AM 392 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth settles down with the form and picks us a winner from today’s JCB Hurdle Trial at Cheltenham.

Friday 16 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 16th 2012, 8:20 AM 412 Views 0 Comments

This afternoon’s Grade 2 at Cheltenham could give us a glimpse of some contenders for the 2013 Supreme Novice Hurdle. Declan Smyth looks at the form.

Thursday 15 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade racing

Nov 15th 2012, 8:40 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

Can anybody beat Sizing Europe? Declan Smyth looks at the contenders for this afternoon’s Clonmel Oil Chase.

Sunday 11 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade races
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today's Grade races

Nov 11th 2012, 10:12 AM 531 Views 0 Comments

Two intriguing Grade 2 races headline Navan’s card this afternoon. Declan Smyth takes a look at the form.

Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing
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Mark your Card: your best bet for today's Grade racing

Nov 6th 2012, 8:50 AM 446 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth reviews the form as Cue Card and Menorah prepare for their seasonal debuts at Exeter this afternoon.

Saturday 3 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races

Nov 3rd 2012, 9:10 AM 480 Views 1 Comment

With four Graded races to look forward to this afternoon, Declan Smyth gets stuck in for a look at Saturday’s form.

Friday 2 November, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races
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Mark your Card: your best bets for today’s Grade races

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:15 AM 422 Views 0 Comments

As Down Royal’s two-day meeting swings into action, Declan Smyth has a look at the form for Friday’s feature race, the Grade 2 WKD Hurdle.

Saturday 27 October, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s Grade races
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Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s Grade races

Oct 27th 2012, 8:20 AM 471 Views 1 Comment

With races at Aintree and Chepstow to get his teeth into, Declan Smyth combs through the form guide for any helpful hints.

Saturday 6 October, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's Grade races
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Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's Grade races

Oct 6th 2012, 9:20 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

The National Hunt season swings back into action with Grade 2 races in Gowran Park and Tipperary this weekend. Declan Smyth studies the form.

Thursday 26 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for a soggy Day 3 at Punchestown
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for a soggy Day 3 at Punchestown

Apr 26th 2012, 10:11 AM 683 Views 0 Comments

To be honest, your best bet is staying at home with a cup of tea. Declan Smyth takes a look at the form anyway.

Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 2 at Punchestown
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 2 at Punchestown

Apr 25th 2012, 7:50 AM 806 Views 2 Comments

There were a couple of shocks on day one in Co Kildare, but Declan Smyth is back for more. Here are his three tips for today’s racing at Punchestown.

Tuesday 24 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 1 at Punchestown
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 1 at Punchestown

Apr 24th 2012, 8:20 AM 395 Views 1 Comment

Declan Smyth tipped up eight winners over the three days of the Aintree Festival. Here are his selections for day one in County Kildare.

Saturday 14 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 3 at Aintree
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 3 at Aintree

Apr 14th 2012, 8:13 AM 465 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth advised three winners on yesterday’s card. Go on, have a look at his picks for Grand National day.

Friday 13 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 2 at Aintree
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 2 at Aintree

Apr 13th 2012, 8:43 AM 413 Views 0 Comments

A few favourites were turned over yesterday but don’t worry, Declan Smyth is back with tips to get you through this afternoon’s racing on Merseyside.

Thursday 12 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 1 at Aintree
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for Day 1 at Aintree

Apr 12th 2012, 10:39 AM 302 Views 0 Comments

Grand National weekend starts here. Declan Smyth has four tips to get you through the afternoon’s racing on Merseyside.

Sunday 8 April, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for today’s racing at Fairyhouse
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for today’s racing at Fairyhouse

Apr 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 365 Views 0 Comments

Let Declan Smyth take you by the hand and lead you through a world of pure imagination. And horse racing. Mostly horse racing.

Saturday 25 February, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing

Feb 25th 2012, 9:20 AM 172 Views 0 Comments

With Cheltenham just around the corner, Declan Smyth trawls through today’s cards in search of some final pointers. Here are his tips for today.

Friday 17 February, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for Betfair Day at Newbury

Feb 17th 2012, 8:25 AM 221 Views 0 Comments

With some top Cheltenham contenders set to go to post, Declan Smyth picks us a few winners from today’s rescheduled card at Newbury.

Sunday 12 February, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Hennessy Gold Cup day

Mark Your Card: your best bets for Hennessy Gold Cup day

Feb 12th 2012, 8:10 AM 337 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth gets us ready for a big day of racing at Leopardstown. Here are his selections.

Saturday 28 January, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing

Jan 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 245 Views 0 Comments

“It’s Trials Day, Trials Day, gotta get down on…” Ah, forget it. Check out Declan Smyth’s tips here.

Saturday 21 January, 2012

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing

Jan 21st 2012, 11:53 AM 221 Views 0 Comments

Ahead of a bumper day of racing in Britain and Ireland, Declan Smyth picks you a handful of winners. He hopes.

Saturday 14 January, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing

Jan 14th 2012, 10:05 AM 195 Views 0 Comments

Declan Smyth previews this afternoon’s big race, the Grade 2 Leamington Hurdle at Warwick.

Saturday 7 January, 2012

Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing
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Mark Your Card: your best bets for the weekend's racing

Jan 7th 2012, 8:20 AM 248 Views 0 Comments

Racing analyst Declan Smyth kicks off the new year with a look at today’s Grade One contest at Sandown, the Tolworth Hurdle.

Saturday 17 December, 2011

Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s racing
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Mark your Card: your best bets for the weekend’s racing

Dec 17th 2011, 7:25 AM 189 Views 0 Comments

Racing tipster Declan Smyth had a 5/2 winner as well as a near miss at big odds last time out. Here are his selections for this weekend’s graded races.

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