Man On The Spot

  • Last Updated: July 6 2013, 11:52 BST

Name: Man On The Spot

Man On The Spot: Racing guru
Man On The Spot: Racing guru

Specialist sports: Horse racing

Notable success: Regularly has five or more winners on the big meetings, although stakes aren't recommended in his verdicts.

Profile: Our racing man of mystery, who dates back to the days of The Sporting Life newspaper, knows the scene like the back of his hand. He uses that knowledge to bring you succinct race-by-race previews on a daily basis - they appear on the bottom of all the sportinglife.com racecards. His feature previews of the all big meetings and race days can be found in the Betting Zone.

  • Enjoy a Saturday at the Park

    Man On The Spot previews all of Saturday's races from Haydock Park and Kempton Park that are live on Channel 4 .

    Saturday April 19 2014, 16:05 BST
    Zurigha: Can win at Kempton
  • Mulling it over

    Man On The Spot previews all the action from the second day of Newmarket's Craven meeting.

    Thursday April 17 2014, 16:47 BST
    Mull Of Killough: Fancied to deliver at Newmarket
  • One Chance in a Million

    Man On The Spot previews all of the action from the opening day of Newmarket's Craven meeting.

    Wednesday April 16 2014, 16:17 BST
    Sandiva: Can underline Guineas claims with a win in the Nell Gwyn
  • Times to make the headlines

    Man On The Spot previews Saturday's terrestrial TV action from Ayr and Newbury.

    Saturday April 12 2014, 15:49 BST
    My Tent Or Yours: Star attraction at Ayr
  • Cross can land Silver salvo

    Man On The Spot previews Crabbie's Grand National day at Aintree and he fancies At Fishers Cross to shine.

    Saturday April 5 2014, 17:37 BST
    At Fishers Cross: Can win at Aintree
  • Thinking man's tip in Melling

    Man On The Spot previews day two of Aintree and feels that Wishfull Thinking can come out on top in the Melling Chase.

    Friday April 4 2014, 17:27 BST
    Wishfull Thinking: Can land the Melling
  • Maharaja can rule Leopardstown

    Man On The Spot previews all of the action from Leopardstown on Guineas Trials day.

    Sunday March 30 2014, 16:55 BST
    Aidan O'Brien trains Man On The Spot selection Indian Maharaja
  • Unsinkable tip in Lincoln

    Man On The Spot previews Saturday's terrestrial TV action from Kempton and Doncaster.

    Friday March 28 2014, 15:18 GMT
    Jonjo O'Neill: Trains Unsinkable
  • Gentil can be Dubai giant

    Our Man On The Spot previews all of the action from Meydan on Dubai World Cup Night.

    Saturday March 29 2014, 16:33 GMT
    Gentildonna is fancied to go one place better in the Sheema Classic
  • Wannabe can be best in Express

    Man On The Spot previews all the action from the Curragh on the opening day of the Flat turf season.

    Sunday March 23 2014, 17:14 GMT
    Jim Bolger has won the opener for the last three years
  • Ladies to rule at Lingfield

    Man On The Spot previews Saturday's terrestrial TV action from Kelso, Lingfield and Newbury.

    Friday March 21 2014, 14:24 GMT
    Ladies Are Forever: Can win at Lingfield
  • Harry Topper a National treasure

    Man On The Spot previews Saturday's televised racing from Uttoxeter and Kempton.

    Saturday March 15 2014, 16:05 GMT
    Harry Topper: Taken to land the Uttoxeter feature
  • Reach for the Sky

    Our Man On The Spot previews all the action on the fourth day of the Cheltenham Festival.

    Friday March 14 2014, 17:10 GMT
    The Skyfarmer is Man On The Spot's fancy for the Martin Pipe
  • Our Father looks heaven sent

    Our Man On The Spot previews all the action on the third day of the Cheltenham Festival.

    Thursday March 13 2014, 16:43 GMT
    Our Father: Fancied to win the Kim Muir
  • Bumper profits thanks to Mullins

    Our Man On The Spot previews all the action on the second day of the Cheltenham Festival.

    Wednesday March 12 2014, 17:14 GMT
    Willie Mullins: Can win the concluding bumper
  • Joy of six for Quevega

    Our Man On The Spot previews all seven races on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival.

    Tuesday March 11 2014, 17:03 GMT
    Quevega: Can win for a sixth time on the mares' hurdle
  • Reynaldo is a wizard bet

    Every race at Meydan on Super Saturday is a designated trial for World Cup night and Man On The Spot previews the action.

    Saturday March 8 2014, 16:39 GMT
    Reynaldothewizard can reprise last year's victory
  • Don't be caught out by Surprise

    Man On The Spot previews all of Saturday's terrestrial television action from Doncaster and Newbury.

    Saturday March 1 2014, 15:30 GMT
    Court By Surprise can land the Grimthorpe Chase
  • King's Fox set to pounce

    Man On The Spot previews the terrestrial television races from Kempton, Newcastle and Lingfield.

    Saturday February 22 2014, 15:47 GMT
    Fox Appeal is expected to hit the target at Kempton
  • More Meydan glory for De Kock

    Man On The Spot previews all of Thursday's action from the Dubai Carnival at Meydan.

    Friday February 21 2014, 09:16 GMT
    Anaerobio in winning action (Andrew Watkins/Dubai Racing Club)