THE BOXING DAY SPECIAL CALLED OFF DUE TO HAZARDOUS WEATHER CONDITIONS OVER THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY TO BE RUN TODAY
C4 RACING BRING US THE MORNING LINE LIVE 8AM TO 9AM FOLLOWING UP WITH THE LIVE ACTION THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE WEATHER ALLOWING KEMPTON PARK
TO RUN THE KING GEORGE VI CHASE 3.00pm AT LAST.
THROUGH THE KEYHOLE THE CLUES ARE THERE, WATCH THE MORNING LINE AND LET THE TEAM HELP YOU TO ORGANISE YOUR AFTERNOONS' RACING ACTION.
An interesting and entertaining program providing previews, key current news, review and updates, relevant to this afternoon’s C4 live action.
THE RACING POST LEE MOTTERSHEAD BRINGS US TODAY’S BIG TALKING POINT
“The waiting is over with all eyes on Kauto and McCoy. On the gift that racing fans can’t wait to open."
KEMPTON PARK JUMPS TURF 9 races £355k First race 11.50 – 4.05
C4 show live:
1.55 Handicap Chase 2m 4f+
2.25 Christmas Hurdle 2m
3.00 King George VI Chase 3m
3.35 Lanzarote Hurdle 2m 5f
AFTER INSPECTION WARWICK RACING ON
WARWICK JUMPS TURF 7 races £131k First Race 12.40 – 3.55
C4 show live:
2.10 Handicap Hurdle 3m 1f
3.20 Handicap Chase 3m 5f
TODAY’S C4 TOTESCOOP6 SATURDAY’S BIG TV BET.
The Tote Scoop6 is the main totepool bet each Saturday and you will need to find the winner of each of these horse racing fixtures to bag the Scoop6 jackpot. The Minimum bet is £2 and you can place your tote scoop6 bets online with totesport and it is very simple to set up an account and place your bets. We also have the scoop6 races highlighted right here on this site.
So it's a Saturday morning and you have just watched the Morning Line on Channel 4 or you have picked up the morning paper and you have noticed that there is a big Scoop6 fund to play for that afternoon, so here we are you have just done your first Google search today and your about to enter into the fun of placing a scoop6 bet because a half million quid would come in handy for that new house, car and holiday.
FIRST RACE: 1.20pm. State of play to win today:
Win Fund Rollover £112,093 Bonus Fund Rollover £48,039 .
Tote Scoop6 Races - Saturday, 15th January 2011
TOTESCOOP6 RACES TODAY ARE:
Leg 1. 1.20 Kempton Park
Leg 2. 1.55 Kempton Park
Leg 3. 2.00 Wetherby
Leg 4. 2.25 Kempton Park
Leg 5. 3.10 Wetherby
Leg 6. 3.35 Kempton Park
C4 MORNING LINE HORSERACING TEAM TODAY ARE:
NICK (Lord Snooty) LUCK
HOST presenter, specialist broadcaster. Bloodhorse illiterate.
GUESS STAR RUBY WALSH, BLOODHORSE LITERATE PROFESSIONAL JUMP JOCKEY. SEVEN TIMES IRISH JUMP JOCKEY CHAMPION. OUT AT PRESENT WITH A BROKEN LEG. HOPES TO RETURN IN MID TO LATE FEBRUARY 2011.
RUBY sitting it out on the sidelines today with C4 team to watch TONY (AP) Mc COY take his ride on KAUTO STAR AT 3.00pm IN THE THREE MILE KING GEORGE VI CHASE.
Ruby Walsh (born Rupert Walsh on 14 May 1979 in Kill, County Kildare, Ireland) is the reigning Irish National Hunt champion jockey. He is the second child, and eldest son, of former champion amateur jockey Ted Walsh and his wife Helen.
Like many jump jockeys, Walsh has suffered a number of serious injuries, the worst of which was a broken leg sustained in 1999 at Pardubice in the Czech Republic, a course he was visiting in order to compete in the famous Great Pardubice Steeplechase. He later broke the same leg while schooling a horse and was out of action for a total of five months that season, but recovered in time to partner Papillon to win his first Grand National.
Walsh has also fractured his wrist twice, dislocated one hip and fractured the other, cracked his elbow, dislocated both shoulders and suffered cracked and badly bruised vertebrae. A fall at the Paddy Power meeting at Cheltenham in November 2008 resulted in Walsh having his spleen removed in an emergency operation. He returned to the saddle 27 days later.
Walsh fractured his left ankle during a fall from the ill-fated Imperial Hills, trained by Willie Mullins at Killarney in May 2009. During his time off he was present to saddle Sesenta for Willie Mullins in the Ascot Stakes at Royal Ascot.
During the run-up to the 2010 Grand National he broke his left arm after a fall from Celestial Halo. His horse fell and they both seemed to have got away unscathed, but a horse racing behind them landed on his arm while he was on the floor, breaking it in two places.
TEMPAREMENT calm, quick, grounded, in tune with his horses.
Ruby : The Autobiography (Hardcover) Ruby Walsh (Author) http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ruby-Autobiography-Walsh/dp/1409115313
Questions and Answers Jockey Ruby Walsh http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/other_sports/horse_racing/9263993.stm
JOHN (Greatest Jockey) FRANCOME
BLOODHORSE LITERATE. A lifetimes experience to date, shared with the greatest professional horsemen and the greatest racehorses.
JOHN (Mac) McCRIRICK THE PUNTERS CHAMPION
Broadcaster, Presenter, Form Specialist, Latest Stats. Mac brings us news from the papers.
Temperament highly strung, excitable, quick off the mark on all betting info. Bloodhorse Illiterate. http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/bigbrother/news/a196401/john-mccririck-calls-for-cbb-reprieve.html
TANYA(Tipbits) STEVENSON THE PUNTERS FRIEND
Form Specialist/Broadcaster/Presenter. Key up to the minute on line betting stats.
Bloodhorse Illiterate. Email Tanya at: email@example.com
BARRY (BISMARK) DENNIS. BOARD BOOKMAKER
Over the phone Barry gives his Saturday ‘Bismark ‘ A runner that he believes will not win today.
Form Specialist/Bookmaker. Bloodhorse Illiterate.
LIVE LINK, GUEST STAR NIGEL TWISTON-DAVIES , BLOODHORSE LITERATE
The Nigel Twiston-Davies website, National Hunt Trainer of the Year, 2010!
We meet up with Nigel Twiston-Davies at his home. He brings to light some key issues that are of great concern to all those who work at the dangerous sharp end of horseracing without whom there would be no British horseracing. All those who have achieved Bloodhorse Literacy, something that money cannot buy. Issues that the British Horseracing Authority need to improve upon, to move forward on ... to re-tune and improve upon, especially in this Bloodhorse Literate Zone.
The present man in charge at BHA Nic Coward, he is Bloodhorse Illiterate. This poses the question, Should a Bloodhorse Illiterate person be holding a position such as this in the first place? Coward may have several talents in other key areas. But if he is not truly Bloodhorse Literate he has no place holding this particular position.
The other key problem with the BHA, they take such offence if anyone attempts to suggest a better way forward, or points out errors of judgement that need adjusting, correcting.
EG: AIDAN O’BRIEN CAPE BLANCO SAGA http://turfcall2.blogspot.com/
A very recent glaring example hit the headlines before Christmas, showing just how wrong the BHA get things, and how long they take in getting things so wrong. Wasting their own time and huge mounts of money, not only their own, but many many other people's as well. Above all else a licensed trainer's responsibilities are to tend and mind the horses placed in his care by owners. More than ever when a horse comes in after racing with an injury. The BHA people should do all they can to uphold all rights and needs of the horses, not barge in and hinder first aid treatement, as was the case in CAPE BLANCO'S case.
Has Aidan O’ Brien been refunded the £10,000 BHA parties stung him with unjustly, before Christmas, for carrying out his duties to CAPE BLANCO properly? Have BHA parties put their hands up and admitted that they got this so wrong? If not, why not? Have BHA parties made a public apology to Aidan O’Brien and connections? Have they admitted that they got this issue so dreadfully wrong ? If not, why not?
The BHA attitude appears to be “ Put up and shut up ...... Chop of their heads style”
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