February 22, 2019 News

Ryanair & Gold Cup

Ryanair Chase If I magically had the power to convince a trainer to run any one horse in any of the 28 races at the Festival, I’d most certainly be shouting from the rooftops to Henry de Bromhead to...


February 1, 2019 News

Champion Hurdle & Stayers Hurdle

Champion Hurdle This weekend’s Dublin Racing Festival is bound to have a big say on the ante-post market for Tuesday’s feature and it could well be worth getting involved with MELON before he runs in the Irish Champion Hurdle....


January 25, 2019 News

JLT, Mares’ Novice & Albert Bartlett

JLT Novices’ Chase This looks the easier of the two novice chases at the festival and that might well be the deciding factor in choosing what race TOPOFTHEGAME goes for. He ran a spectacular race on chasing debut at...


January 18, 2019 News

NH Chase, Ballymore & RSA

National Hunt Chase Traditionally known as the ‘four-miler’, the National Hunt Challenge Cup for amateurs is a race I look forward to each year. My interest in the race was sparked in 2002 when the greatly-missed JT McNamara caressed...


January 11, 2019 News

Supreme Novices’ & Arkle Chase

Supreme Novices’ Hurdle: The 2019 renewal of the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle looks wide open at this stage which is strange in comparison to previous seasons. We’ve become accustom to Willie Mullins having a standout contender at the head of...