Dan Skelton

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Dan Skelton previews his weekend runners at Kelso, Newbury and Huntingdon

| 05.03.2021

It’s a busy weekend for us when we will have runners at three meetings. Harry is going to Kelso where My Drogo (13.30) is favourite for a good novice hurdle up there. It’s a race we’ve had in mind for a good while and there are no excuses going into it. I’ve been very happy with the way he has worked and jumped at home. He has to carry a graded penalty but I think he will go well. Sail... View Art... more...

Dan Skelton previews his Monday runners at Warwick and Lingfield

| 15.02.2021

As a result of the rescheduling of Saturday’s abandoned Warwick meeting we can now look forward to a big day at the track on Monday where Allmankind will run. We start the day with Benny’s Oscar (13.50) in the novice hurdle. He is a nice horse who I think is more of a future chaser but he is a nice, genuine six-year-old who has plenty of experience in points. He runs in a fairly good novice hurdle... more...

Dan Skelton explains why Willie Mullins’s horses will have an advantage at the Cheltenham Festival

| 11.02.2021

I seem to have poked a hornet’s nest with my comments that Willie Mullins’s winners at the Dublin Racing Festival were effectively benefitting from ‘freebies’ in their preparation for Cheltenham. It’s hard to argue against my belief that it’s best to have an easy race en route to a big day, but the way it came across on the Nick Luck podcast has led to some misinterpretation. It seems like I have ... more...

Dan Skelton looks ahead to his Saturday runners at Sandown

| 01.01.2021

It will be a quiet first weekend of the new year for us and after the abandonment of Hereford we will only have a couple of runners at Sandown. At Sandown we run Robin Gold (12.40), who has been fantastic this year. Bridget gave her a great ride to win at Ascot. This is a Listed race and a step up in grade but I feel she is ready for it. Over 2m4f at Sandown she will need to stay... View Article