Alan King does it again on the Flat…

My engagement with racing was rather limited over the weekend as I spent many hours drinking decent German/Berlin ales and craft beer. Having now had a look at the results from the weekend it was that man Alan King that stood out with his Chatez winning another nice prize on the Flat. A jumps trainer […]

Aintree 2015: Day 1 Race Trends/Stats/Profiles

I have’t missed a day at the Grand National meeting for 7 years and this year will be no different. To help my analysis and to help find those elusive winners I have started to delve into the stats.  Unlike Cheltenham I have decided to go through every race separately. In each race I cover […]

Saturday 14th: Uttoxeter + a few others

Well that is Cheltenham over for another year and it was one hell of a ride. I backed a few winners, highlighted a few more, and backed plenty of losers. Thankfully there were not too many clunkers but Friday was a bit of an all or nothing day! Coneygree slightly surprised me but boy was […]

Cheltenham Day 4 Preview/Bets

Re Cap What A Day!  It had everything. McCoy, Vautour, close finishes, drama. A superb day of racing that will live long in the memory. We watch jumps racing to see horses like Vautour. That was special, and so was watching AP at his best.  Thursday formline… 2,2,up,up,2,2,3,up I could be disappointed on the betting […]

Cheltenham Day 3 Preview/Tips

Re Cap… (you can skip straight to the selections below!)  Happy with my own bank balance, annoyed that with hindsight the blog could have come out with +30 points profit with some braver staking. I suppose what most annoys me is the fact I should/could have made Nicholls first winner a 1 point win bet […]

Cheltenham Day 2: Preview and Tips

Day 1 Re Cap (feel free to skip to my Day 2 bets below!)  Day 1 Formline… 9 (Free bet), 8, 11 , 4 , 5 , 3 , 4 A 7 point loss on the day wasn’t the ideal start but in general I was happy with how the selections performed. Maybe not so […]

Cheltenham: Day 1 Preview/Bets

Race 1 – Bentelimar 1/2 point EW 25/1 (WH/SkyBet ONLY)  Race 2 – NO BET Race 3 – Ned Stark 1.5 point win,  8/1; Theatre Guide 1/2 point EW, 20/1  Race 4 – NO BET  Race 5 – NO BET  Race 6 – Sego Success 1 point win 6/1; Perfect Gentleman 1/2 point EW 20/1 […]

Cheltenham Articles: Master Copy

Cheltenham Handicaps + Grade 1 Chases    MICRO SYSTEMS/PROFILES    Micro System 1  Handicap Hurdles H-Run Career: 1-3 H- Win Career: 1 or 2 Odds: 14/1 Results: 14 bets / 4 winners / 9 places / +31 BFSP / AE 2.13… No odds cap and focussing on Nicholls, Henderson and Mullins 13 bets / 5 […]

Cheltenham Day 1: National Hunt Chase Preview

The chaps at Racing Groups (@racinggroups #racehour , for those of you on Twitter) asked me if I would preview the National Hunt Chase and Coral Cup for them. You can read the first of these previews, and my two bets, below. I won’t be writing as much for other previews as it simply wont […]