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The Armchair Jockeys return to preview QIPCO Guineas weekend for BCS TV

2 May 2012

Watch Lydia Hislop, Rishi Persad and Steve Mellish discuss the first two classics of the season, whilst also speaking to the trainers responsible for the first two in the betting for both races.

Frankie Dettori’s flying dismount from the Mahmood Al Zarooni-trained Blue Bunting after last year’s QIPCO 1000 Guineas. Hear Al Zarooni’s thoughts on his two challengers for this year’s race in the Armchair Jockeys Guineas preview. Image courtesy of

The Armchair Jockeys, consisting of racing experts Lydia Hislop, Rishi Persad and Steve Mellish, return to BCS TV to preview the QIPCO Guineas Festival coming up this weekend.

The pundits cast their eyes over all the principal runners in both the QIPCO 1000 and 2000 Guineas, as well as visiting leading trainers Aidan O’Brien, John Oxx and Mahmood Al Zarooni for behind-the-scenes interviews on their hopefuls.

The much-used racing term ‘training on’ comes under the microscope from Steve and Lydia also investigates the significance of the infamous Newmarket Dip in the preview programme. 

To watch the full episode, CLICK HERE.