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Steve Ryder

An owner/breeder with Farmers Hill Stud including the Ed Vaughan trained Choco Box, Steve fell in love with horse racing through watching Frankel win the 2000 Guineas at his local track in Newmarket. 

Steve hosts the On The Hunt Podcast, writes for a few publications and has joined the JumpsRacing.co.uk team to mainly provide his weekend eyecatchers.

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Horse Racing
Unbelievable Un De Sceaux Continues Remarkable Racing Career With Famous Punchestown Success
Wednesday 1st May 2019

Yesterday at Punchestown, Un De Sceaux won his second BoyleSports Champion Chase so it looks a good time to look back at his career so far. Having won twice in France when trained by F Foucher, Un De Sceaux was bought by the O’Connell…

Neil Mulholland Can Claim More Big Race Glory With Previous Winner Of The bet365 Gold Cup At Sandown
Friday 26th April 2019

The Bet365 Gold Cup at Sandown has attracted the maximum field of 20 and Steve Ryder believes that a previous winner of the race can win it once again. The Young Master has been a fantastic horse for Neil Mulholland over the years including…

Grand National Meeting Day 2 Selections And Tips Including The Grade 1 Melling Chase At Aintree
Friday 5th April 2019

The Aintree Grand National 2019 isn’t far away and we have asked Steve Ryder to give a selection in every race on Day 2 of the Aintree Festival. 1:45 Merseyrail Handicap Hurdle Brio Conti was a huge eyecatcher in the Coral Cup at…

Grand National Meeting Day 1 Tips Including Thursday Picks For The Aintree Hurdle And Betway Bowl
Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Day 1 of the Aintree Festival is upon us and Steve Ryder is here to give you a selection for every race on the day. 1:45 Devenish Manifesto Novices’ Chase Following the absence of Defi Du Seuil from declarations, La Bague Au Roi is now…

Cheltenham Festival
The 8 Cheltenham Festival Eyecatchers That Should Go Straight into Your Horse Tracker
Monday 25th March 2019

It is over a week since the Cheltenham Festival and Steve Ryder is here to highlight some horses it may be worth adding to your horse racing trackers. Itchy Feet Olly Murphy got Itchy Feet out early this season to win a bumper, a novices’…

Cheltenham Festival
Cheltenham Gold Cup Tips 2019: Big Priced Each Way Selection Can Run A Massive Festival Race
Thursday 14th March 2019

The Cheltenham betting reaches a crescendo on Friday afternoon with the big race of the week and we have asked Steve Ryder to make his selection for the Gold Cup... Native River Native River aims to become the first horse since Best Mate to…

Cheltenham Festival
Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Tips: Selections For Every Tuesday Race Including The Champion Hurdle
Monday 11th March 2019

The best four days of sport anywhere in the world with day one Cheltenham just a matter of hours away and Steve Ryder has made his picks for each race on Tuesday... Skybet Supreme Novices Hurdle The Dai Walters owned pair of Al Dancer and Angels…

Cheltenham Festival
2019 Stayers Hurdle Runner By Runner Guide: Cheltenham Festival Race Preview Including Paisley Park And Faugheen
Thursday 7th March 2019

With last year’s winner Penhill missing the race this season through injury, Steve Ryder looks through the main contenders to his Cheltenham races crown. Paisley Park Paisley Park is unbeaten in four races since finishing down the field…

Cheltenham Festival
2019 Cheltenham Festival Day 2 Preview: Wednesday Selections Including The Queen Mother Champion Chase
Wednesday 6th March 2019

Day Two of the Festival is always exciting with some of the best Cheltenham runners in training set to take their chance in some of the biggest races of the entire season.. Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle This looks an open renewal of the race…

Cheltenham Festival
How Important Is Past Cheltenham Festival Form? The Key Runners To Follow At Prestbury Park In 2019
Monday 4th March 2019

Every year you hear people mention the importance of having previous festival form at the Cheltenham Festival so this article will highlight some horses with that profile. Arkle/JLT Chase Defi Du Seuil is a short price for both the Arkle…

Cheltenham Festival
Grand Annual And Foxhunters Chase Contenders Among 5 Weekend Eye-Catchers That Can Win At The Cheltenham Festival
Monday 25th February 2019

We are just over two weeks away from the Cheltenham Festival and Steve Ryder highlights the performances of five horses who could be worth backing at Presbury Park in March. Fusil Raffles Fusil Raffles won the Grade 2 Adonis Juvenile Hurdle…

Cheltenham Festival
The 5 Eye-Catchers From The Weekend That Can Win At The 2019 Cheltenham Festival
Monday 18th February 2019

We were treated to high class jumps action from four courses on Saturday and in this article Steve Ryder gives you five horses to back for the 2019 Cheltenham Festival on the back of their performances this weekend. Ballyandy Ballyandy ran…

The Winners And Losers In The Rearranged Denman Chase And Betfair Hurdle At Newbury
Friday 15th February 2019

With the rearranged Betfair Hurdle and Denman Chase switched from Newbury to Ascot, this article will highlight the horses who will be suited by the switch to a right handed track and those whose chances will have lessened. Denman Chase The…

Cheltenham Festival
Will They Be A Success Or Failure? JP McManus Picks Up Three Key Horses For His Cheltenham Festival Team
Friday 8th February 2019

This week it was announced that owner JP McManus had bought three exciting horses all of which are being aimed at the 2019 Cheltenham Festival in March. He will hope that Fakir D’Oudairies, Konitho and Blue Sari all fulfil their…

Horse Racing
The 4 Dublin Racing Festival Eye-catchers To Follow At The Cheltenham Festival
Wednesday 6th February 2019

The second Dublin Racing Festival was run at Leopardstown over the weekend and despite a large number of non runners, we were treated to some high class action. Apple’s Jade, Min and Sir Erec all greatly enhanced their Cheltenham Festival…

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