Adam Barnes

I only ‘discovered’ horse racing whilst studying at University, but it wasn’t long before the form book started to gain rather more attention than my text books. After finishing my studies I worked in banking for a couple of years, but my ever-growing interest in racing analysis and punting soon convinced me to leave those nasty bankers behind and focus full-time on the great game.

Horses such as Moscow Flyer and Grey Abbey were among the first to capture my imagination over the jumps, though I have since become equally, if not more, interested in the Flat, where nothing flats my boat more than a nice 25-runner sprint handicap.

My main role at Timeform is currently that of reporting on Flat racing, while also appearing on Timeform Radio.

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Chester Placepot: Friday May 11

The third and final day of Chester's May meeting is the venue for Friday's attempt to land the placepot....

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