Printer Friendly

GETTING IT OFF MY CHEST; What's been getting Birchy's goat this week.

I WAITED nearly three months to back Overlaw. Noted in red ink as "miles ahead of the handicapper when dropped to two miles".

Scanned the declarations last week with mounting excitement. D-day was Tuesday. One of the weakest Southwell events you could wish to find. Simply couldn't envisage defeat. Sadly, Overlaw was soon miles ahead of his conditional jockey after unseating him at the second fence.

I licked my wounds and leapt back into action 24 hours later to back Trabolgan at Doncaster. He was cruising when unseating Barry Geraghty four out. It's a cruel game sometimes. Read Richard Birch every week in the Racing & Football Outlook
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2010 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sports
Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Feb 27, 2010
Previous Article:11-4 Newlawn has the Juvenile class; GET IT READY! Richard Birch's weekend punting guide.
Next Article:UNHAPPY DAYS HAPPY DAYS; So tired of losing my shirt looking for a winning Jacket wager How that man Akehurst made Lincoln.

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters