Bill Esdaile

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Bill Esdaile is City A.M. racing editor and managing director of Square in the Air.

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April 2018 articles

SOMETIMES you need to admit that you got it wrong and unfortunately when it comes to last Saturday’s Grand National I did just [...]

20 April
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STUDYING the roll of honour for Saturday’s Randox Health Grand National (5.15pm) is proof enough that virtually none of the [...]

12 April
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PUNTERS get their last chance to boost the Grand National coffers in tomorrow’s Ryanair Stayers Hurdle (4.20pm) and this race [...]

12 April
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THIS time 12 months ago TOP GAMBLE was rated 159 by the handicapper and was running in the Grade One Melling Chase. [...]

12 April
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WHEN the entries came out for this afternoon’s Red Rum Chase (4.40pm), the one horse I was keen on backing was King’s Socks [...]

11 April
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With conditions no better than soft, the one certainty in this afternoon’s Foxhunters’ Chase (4.05pm) is that it will be [...]

11 April
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PAUL Nicholls has been champion trainer 10 times, but even he would admit that it would take a miracle for him to win his 11th [...]

11 April
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IT WAS a real disappointment to hear that dual Champion Hurdle winner Buveur D’Air had suffered a setback earlier in the week. [...]

11 April
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We are fast approaching the end of the jumps season, but the way the weather is you’d think we were in the middle of January [...]

11 April
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CAMBRIDGE may have comprehensively beaten Oxford in this year’s Boat Race, but I fancy OXFORD BLU to make amends for the dark [...]

5 April
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WITH just over a week to go until the world’s most famous horse race, this weekend’s racing is inevitably relatively low- [...]

5 April
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LAST week the French took Lingfield’s big Good Friday meeting by storm when plundering three prizes and they have a terrific [...]

5 April
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