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Off The Fence: Barry Geraghty and the team review Shishkin vs Energumene and look ahead to Cheltenham Trials Day

Shishkin is now odds-on for the Queen Mother Champion Chase after defeating Energumene at Ascot last weekend; Tony Keenan, Barry Geraghty and Vanessa Ryle preview Cheltenham Trials Day and the Sky Bet Chase on Saturday

Don't miss this week's episode of Off The Fence!
Image: Don't miss this week's episode of Off The Fence!

The Off The Fence panel are back to discuss Shishkin’s defeat of Energumene at Ascot which provided racing fans with a midwinter treat, none more so than Barry Geraghty.

In episode nine, Tony Keenan, Barry Geraghty and Vanessa Ryle discuss an excellent weekend of action with Grade One superstars in Shishkin and Allaho both enhancing their Cheltenham prospects with stunning performances on either side of the Irish Sea.

Meet the Off The Fence team

Barry Geraghty

Now retired after a 24-year career in the saddle which yielded 43 Cheltenham Festival successes, Gold Cup and Grand National-winning jockey Barry Geraghty returns to At The Races, with whom he enjoyed a fruitful relationship as ambassador and columnist between 2012 and 2019.

An iconic National Hunt rider still well connected and riding work at some of the sport's biggest yards, Barry has won all there is to win in jumps racing and is sure to give viewers Off The Fence raw insight each week.

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Vanessa Ryle

A popular member of the Sky Sports Racing on-course presenter team who also fronts The Bloodstock Show, host Vanessa is an avid Jumps racing fan, and will be tasked each week with steering her analyst colleagues 'Off The Fence'.

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Tony Keenan's resident Irish tipster and analyst, Tony Keenan has also played a leading role alongside Barry in ATR's Cheltenham Preview Nights in Dublin since 2017. As sharp-tongued as he is sharp-minded, Tony's regular unique takes and no-nonsense delivery will no doubt keep Off The Fence viewers (and Barry and Vanessa!) on their toes.

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