I LIKE to call Philip Hobbs the master trainer and, boy, has Defi Du Seuil kept him at jumping’s top table over the last few seasons. Hobbs has had five Grade 1 wins since 2014 and Defi Du Seuil is responsible for every one. It just shows how hard it is to find a good horse, even for a man like Hobbs, who in his time has saddled Flagship Uberalles to land a Champion Chase and Rooster Booster a brilliant Champion Hurdle success. Defi Du Seuil — currently top priced 8-1 to match the Flagship at Cheltenham in March — first hit the big-time in 2016, when landing the Finale Juvenile Hurdle at Chepstow. Since then, his Grade 1 wins have included a Triumph Hurdle, Anniversary Hurdle at Aintree, Scilly Isles Novices’ Chase and JLT. That’s some servant. He is still only six, even though he seems to have been around for an age. He’s also only had 18 races, of which he has won 12.Today, Defi Du Seuil faces seven rivals in the Betfair Tingle Creek, live on ITV4 … [Read more...] about Matt Chapman talks all things Defi Du Seuil, Philip Hobbs and the Tingle Creek in his latest column
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While our little ones are still small, we're taking every opportunity to put them in as many cute outfits as possible before they can protest. And for Christmas , what's better than an elf, Santa and Snowbaby costume set, all in the same batch, with matching hats. And best of all, you can get all three for just over a fiver, as Primark has just unveiled an adorable festive set that gets you the whole trio for just £7. Whether you're planning to dress your little one in each of the outfits in turn, or are planning on gifting the others to fellow newborn mums, you probably won't find a cheaper set elsewhere. Asda is also selling an elf outfit for £7 that looks straight out of the Will Ferrell film, while H&M have a fleecy Santa one for £8.99. Read More Christmas gift ideas for kids 2019 Originally spotted by The Sun after Primark shared a photo of the new range on its Instagram , alongside the quote: “Christmas isn't the same without this trio of little … [Read more...] about Primark is selling a trio of Christmas-themed outfits for babies for £7
The humble omelette may be the saviour of the lazy cook, simply fry some beaten eggs and voila you have a quick meal. However, for those looking for something more haute cusine, tonight's Masterchief contestants will be creating the Arnold Bennett omelette, here's how to make it. What is an omelette Arnold Bennett The Arnold Bennett omelette is a twist on a classic dish created by cheif Jean Baptiste Virlogeux of The Savoy Hotel. This adaptation was created for novelist Arnold Bennett who finished his book Imperial Palace, during his visit. The writer stayed at the hotel while researching the second of two books he set in the hotel itself and it has graced the menu ever since.As well as eggs, this omelette contains smoked Finnan haddock and when made correctly is described as light and fluffy. How do you make it an Arnold Bennett omelette? You will need 300ml milk 200g un-dyed smoked haddock 1 bay leaf 10 black peppercorns 4 free-range eggs 40g butter 15g plain flour … [Read more...] about What is an omelette Arnold Bennett and how do you make it?