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Sports news, previews, reviews and betting tips and interviews with stars of horse racing, football & much more in these podcasts brought to you by Sporting Life.

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    Racing Podcast: King George

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 58:28

    Fran Berry. Graham Cunningham, Ben Linfoot, Rory Delargy and Cornelius Lysaght join David Ord to share their favourite King George memories and look ahead to this year's race too.They also reflect on Monday night's Panorama programme The Dark Side Of Horse Racing and look at what needs to happen now.

    Sporting Lives: Judd Trump, World Snooker's No.1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 42:55

    Racing Podcast: Newmarket Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 54:29


    David Ord is joined by Fran Berry, Ed Chamberlin, Ben Linfoot, David Johnson and Graham Cunningham to reflect on the remarkable life and careers of Galileo and all the drama from the Newmarket July Festival.


    Racing Podcast : July Cup

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 52:09

    Cornelius Lysaght, Ben Linfoot, Rory Delargy and Graham Cunningham join David Ord to talk all things July Cup.They share their favourite memories, look ahead to this year's race and back on the Coral-Eclipse and photo finish drama at Sandown on Saturday too.

    Sporting Lives: David Walsh, Award Winning Sportswriter

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 2, 2021 59:46


    Oli Bell speaks to Irish sports journalist and chief sports writer for The Sunday Times, David Walsh.Walsh was the key journalist in uncovering the doping program by Lance Armstrong and the US Postal Service Cycling Team, leading to a lifetime ban from cycling for Armstrong and being stripped of his seven Tour titles. Walsh is He is a four-time Irish Sportswriter of the Year and a three-time UK Sportswriter of the Year.


    Racing Podcast: The Total Eclipse

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 38:24


    Ben Linfoot is joined by Fran Berry, Graham Cunningham and David Johnson to look back on the Irish Derby and Newcastle's Northumberland Plate meeting, before discussing the Commonwealth Cup appeal and talking all things Coral-Eclipse ahead of the big race at Sandown on Saturday.


    Sporting Lives: James Taylor, England Cricketer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 25, 2021 59:37


    Oli Bell speaks to former England and Nottinghamshire batsman James Taylor about life, his love for cricket and the day his world was turned upside down after being forced to retire at the age of 26 because of a serious heart condition in 2016.


    Racing Podcast: Royal Ascot Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2021 52:10


    David Ord is joined by Fran Berry, David Johnson, Graham Cunningham and Ed Chamberlin to discuss all the talking points from last week's showpiece - and there were plenty.


    Racing Podcast: Epsom & Ascot

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 53:12


    David Ord is joined by Ed Chamberlin, Graham Cunningham, Rory Delargy and David Johnson to discuss all the drama and talking points from Epsom last week.They share their favourite Ascot memories too - lots to go at from Frankel to Royal Gait.


    Racing Podcast: Epsom Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 52:47


    David Ord is joined by Fran Berry, Rory Delargy, Ben Linfoot, Cornelius Lysaght and David Johnson to preview the Cazoo Derby Festival.Check out their best bets for the Derby, Oaks and Coronation Cup


    Racing Podcast: Derby Memories

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 53:23


    David Ord is joined by Ed Chamberlin, Rory Delargy, David Johnson and Cornelius Lysaght to reflect on the great renewals of the Epsom Classic and the legendary winners.


    Racing Podcast: Irish Guineas Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 51:39


    Racing Podcast: Irish Guineas Preview | Ben Linfoot is joined by Fran Berry, David Johnson and Cornelius Lysaght to preview the Irish 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas after discussing the week that was in the world of racing.


    Racing Podcast: York Dante Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 42:38


    David Ord is joined by David Johnson, Rory Delargy and Cornelius Lysaght to look ahead to a wonderful Dante Meeting at York.


    Racing Podcast: Trials Talk

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 57:30


    David Ord is joined by Ben Linfoot, Cornelius Lysaght, David Johnson and Rory Delargy to look back on the Guineas weekend, ahead to the Chester Cup and return of High Definition plus reflections on some of the great trial performances of yesteryear.


    Stable Tour: Tim Easterby

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 9:07

    The leading trainer guides us through his team for the new season including leading sprinters Art Power and Winter Power and two horses on the Sky Bet Ebor trail.

    Racing Podcast: 2000 & 1000 Guineas

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 40:22


    Ben Linfoot is joined by Fran Berry, David Johnson and Rory Delargy as the team take an in-depth look at the first Classics of the season at Newmarket this weekend.


    Racing Podcast: Classic Chat

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 46:12


    Ben Linfoot is joined by Cornelius Lysaght, David Johnson and Mark Howard to reflect on the recent Classic trials before looking ahead to both the high-quality Flat and jumps action at Sandown this weekend.


    Racing Podcast: Dual Forecasts

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2021 50:24


    David Ord is joined by Rory Delargy, David Johnson and Cornelius Lysaght to look back on the Randox Grand National and ahead to a great week of racing at Ayr, Newmarket and Newbury


    Weekend Best Bets - 2021 Grand National Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 18:28

    The Masters Preview Podcast with Ben Coley and Ed Chamberlin

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 14:43

    Ben Coley previews the 2021 Masters with Ed Chamberlin.---Click here for Ben's full written preview; https://www.sportinglife.com/golf/news/stick-with-thomas-to-win-masters/190526

    Aintree Greats: Richard Pitman

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2021 40:45

    Former jockey Richard Pitman speaks to Cornelius Lysaght about the legendary Crisp and his epic defeat to Red Rum in the 1973 Grand National at Aintree, recalling the horse’s superb career overall and that memorable day in Merseyside.

    Racing Podcast - Flat Predictions

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 48:11


    David Ord is joined by Fran Berry, Mark Howard, David Johnson and Ben Linfoot to dust down the crystal ball and take a look at the potential Classic winners in 2021 and jockeys and trainers to follow too.


    Best Bets Preview for Lincoln weekend - Sporting Life and Timeform

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2021 12:08

    In the first of our new preview series, Sporting Life's Matt Brocklebank is joined by Timeform's Flat Editor David Johnson and Senior Racing Analyst Matt Gardner to run through the opening weekend of the Flat season which comes at Doncaster, headlined by the Lincoln Handicap, before arriving at their best bets on the card.

    Racing Podcast: Spring Double

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2021 52:57

    David Ord is joined by Rory Delargy, Ben Linfoot, Simon Holt and Cornelius Lysaght to talk all things Spring Double, memories, favourite bets and tips for the two races this year.

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Final Day Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2021 18:31

    Our man on the track is joined by Henry De Bromhead, Jack Kennedy, Rachael Blackmore and Timeform's David Cleary after a dramatic Gold Cup day.

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Final Thoughts Betting Podcast - Day Three Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 24:04

    Ben Linfoot is joined by Matt Brocklebank, Rory Delargy and Adam Houghton to quickly reflect on day three of Cheltenham before they get stuck into their Gold Cup day selections.

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Day Three Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 17:59

    Hear from Rachael Blackmore and Danny Mullins as our man on the track is joined by Timeform's David Cleary to reflect on another dramatic afternoon at Prestbury Park

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Final Thoughts Betting Podcast - Day Two Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 25:25

    Ben Linfoot is joined by Matt Brocklebank, Rory Delargy and Adam Houghton to quickly reflect on day two of Cheltenham before they get stuck into their day three selections.

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Day Two Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 16:37

    Hear from those making he headlines as Cornelius Lysaght and David Cleary react to another dramatic day at Chetenham

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Final Thoughts Betting Podcast - Day One Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 21:31

    Ben Linfoot is joined by Matt 'Vintage Clouds' Brocklebank, Rory Delargy and Adam Houghton to quickly reflect on day one of Cheltenham before they get stuck into their day two selections.

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Day One Reflections

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 17:30

    Cornelius Lysaght is joined by David Clearly to reflect on a wonderful day one of the Cheltenham Festival and Rachael Blackmore and Nicky Henderson reflect on the victories of Honeysuckle and Shishkin.

    Cheltenham Festival 2021: Final Thoughts Betting Podcast - Day One Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2021 14:16

    Rory Delargy, Matt Brocklebank and Timeform's Adam Houghton with their late thoughts and fancies ahead of day one of Cheltenham 2021.

    Racing Podcast: Final Festival Thoughts

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 42:39

    It's nearly here - David Ord is joined by Rory Delargy, Simon Holt, Cornelius Lysaght, Ben Linfoot and Matt Brocklebank to go through the final talking points ahead of the Cheltenham Festival.

    Weekend Best Bets: 13-14 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 42:14

    Festival Greats: Ruby Walsh

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2021 48:36

    Cornelius Lysaght chats with legendary Festival jockey Ruby Walsh about his relationship with two-time Gold Cup winner Kauto Star and the rivalry with awesome stablemate Denman.

    Racing Podcast: Michael Dickinson Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 42:35

    Cornelius Lysaght catches up with a Cheltenham Festival legend - Michael Dickinson.He recounts the remarkable day in 1983 when he saddled a 1,2,3,4,5 in the Gold Cup and talks about other star horses to win at Prestbury Park for him including Badsworth Boy and Rathgorman.

    Racing Podcast Special: Nicky Henderson on the Sporting Life Arkle

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 10:36

    Racing Podcast Special: Kim Bailey - Cheltenham 2021 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 45:51

    Imperial Aura will lead what Kim Bailey believes is “undoubtedly” his strongest ever team into battle at this year’s Cheltenham Festival.Twenty-six years on from completing the Champion Hurdle-Cheltenham Gold Cup double with Alderbrook and Master Oats, the Cotswolds trainer is excited about his chances of adding to his tally at the showpiece event of the season.

    Racing Podcast Special: Willie Mullins' Cheltenham 2021 Day By Day Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 28:02

    Sporting Life's star columnist Willie Mullins provides an exclusive tour of his fantastic Closutton yard, talking Fran Berry through his chances at the 2021 Cheltenham Festival.Mullins - leading trainer at the Festival seven times in the last decade and the most successful trainer in the meeting's history with 72 winners - holds outstanding chances in some of the most prestigious races and is looking forward to sending a stellar squad once again.

    Racing Podcast Special: Paul Nicholls' Cheltenham 2021 Preview

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 8, 2021 33:58

    Oli Bell speaks to Paul Nicholls about the Cheltenham Festival and gets the latest on his team for the 2021 meeting. This episode also includes a fantastic look back at some of Paul Nicholl's favourite Cheltenham Festival memories. Politologue - Betway Queen Mother Champion Chase Frodon - WellChild Cheltenham Gold Cup Bravemansgame - Ballymore Novices' Hurdle Next Destination - Brown Advisory Novices' Chase/National Hunt Chase Real Steel - Ryanair Chase Barbados Buck's - Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle Threeunderthrufive - Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle Bob And Co - St James's Place Festival Challenge Cup Open Hunters' Chase

    Weekend Best Bets: 6-7 March

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 5, 2021 38:23

    Your regular weekly dose of weekend best bets from racing and football.sportinglife.com

    Racing Podcast: Festival Legends

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 54:43

    Cornelius Lysaght, Rory Delargy, Simon Holt and Ed Chamberlin to discuss Cheltenham Legends over the years whether they be horse, trainer, jockey or owner. Some wonderful memories shared and everyone puts a horse apiece into the Sporting Life Hall of Fame.

    Weekend Best Bets: 27-28 Feb

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 27:39

    Nicky Henderson Exclusive: Sporting Life Arkle

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 5:44

    The Sporting Life Arkle has been a special race for Nicky Henderson over the years. He talks Ed Chamberlin through some of his great winners of the race and looks ahead to Shishkin's clash with Energumene this time around.

    Festival Greats: Best Mate

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 44:39

    Cornelius Lysaght talks to Henrietta Knight about the great Best Mate, his early career, three Gold Cup wins and much more.

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    Racing Podcast: Festival Stalwarts

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 56:29

    David Ord is joined by Simon Holt, Rory Delargy, Cornelius Lysaght and Ben Linfoot to reflect on their favourite Cheltenham Festival stalwarts from Willie Wumpkins to Big Buck's with plenty more in between.

    Weekend Best Bets: Feb 20-21

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 19, 2021 30:09

    The Sporting Life team preview racing at Ascot, with the return of Cyrname, plus action at Wincaton and Haydock. Football wise we provide best bets for Liverpool against Everton, Arsenal at home to Manchester City and West Ham v Spurs. Plus details of our 10/1 BTTS ACCA and Infogol European Under/Overs ACCA.

    Racing Podcast: Novice Chasers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 47:12

    David Ord is joined by Rory Delargy, Ed Chamberlin and Cornelius Lysaght to reflect on some of the great novice chasers - and the stories behind them - over the years.

    Festival Greats: Irish Legends

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 55:27

    Cornelius Lysaght is joined by Fran Berry, Simon Holt and Timeform Senior Horse Racing Analyst Phil Turner to reflect on the careers of the mighty Istabraq and Danoli.

    Weekend Best Bets: Feb 13-14

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 12, 2021 40:16

    •Racing – Lingfield tips + best bets.•Cricket – England India second test tips/best bets + Joe Root form talk.•Football – Premier League TipsKnow it all at sportinglife.com

    Racing Podcast: Novice Hurdlers

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 47:31

    From the the remarkable story of Beau Caprice's Sky Bet Supreme win in 1966 through to this year's races, Rory Delargy, Ed Chamberlin, Cornelius Lysaght, Ben Linfoot and David Ord talk all things Cheltenham Festival novice hurdles.

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