Festival DAY 3: Main Post (complete)

1.TIPS: Summary

2.Intro/re cap

3.Micro Systems/Angles: Qualifiers

4.TIPS: Race Previews (inc shortlists)

5.Any Other Thoughts

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1.TIPS: Summary (COMPLETE) 

PLEASE REMEMBER… to REFRESH THE PAGE... to check the Section 1 heading above and the brackets next to Tips: Summary… until you read (COMPLETE) in those brackets, there is the possibility of more tips, with a 10.30 am cut off on the day of racing. If you want to make sure , then check in after 10.30 am on the day if you can, before race 1. I tried to make that clear on Day 1 🙂 

 

THAT IS IT. ALL TIPS x8 PLEASE READ BELOW CAREFULLY : POSTED. 10.00 AM. 

 

2.10 

#1 Samburu Shujaa – 1 point win – 12/1 (betfS/BV/Coral) 11/1 (others) UP

#2 Cool Cody – 1 point EW – 50/1 (1/5, SkyB/BV/BlackT/Boyle) 40/1 (others) UP

#3 Cuneo – 1 point win – 16/1 (WH/PP/Boyle) 14/1 (gen) 4th 

(as of 07.47 Thursday)

 

4.10 

#4 Janika – 1 point win – 9/2 (gen) 2nd 

#5  Spiritofthegames – 1 point win – 8/1 3rd  

 

5.30 

#6 Speaker Connolly – 1 point win – 12/1 (gen) (15.5 Betfx) UP

#7 The Young Master – 1 point win – 20/1 (gen) (28.00 Betfx) 3rd 22/1

 

Any other races

4.50

#8 Posh Trish – 1 point win – 6/1 (betfS/PP) 11/2 (gen) UP

 

THAT IS IT. ALL TIPS x8 (9 points) POSTED. 10.00 AM. 

 

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2.Intro/re cap

Running total: 2/16, 3p, +8 (2/7 races) 

Ah.. a solid if unspectacular start to the meeting. It’s the big priced handicap winners that make or break my week and annoying not to land on one on Day 2, but two full days to go and it could be worse. Still, ‘Festival Week’ since start of 2017 is now +162 points and counting.  Well done to regular ‘tipster’ Nick M for landing on William Henry at 33s/40s. Superb. For the non-regulars, Nick pulled in +534 points profit on here last year, which was some effort and he deserved a big winner like that after a frustrating year to date, I doubt he’s done with yet this week. A shout out to those of you who put that winner in the tipping comp – 40 of you are playing regularly, and a few of you landed on him. Well done. There’s looking like being some big totals in there come the end of the meeting. Plenty for me to reflect on re William Henry – fair to say I was blinkered with that PU LTO, but the wind op clearly worked and 33s was big simply based on his 2L defeat in the race last year, his lightly raced profile and who trains him. Damn, I did think something with more in hand would have him – however I clearly need to pay more attention to those weight stats. 8/10 had been won by those 2nd-8th in the weights, and I only had one on my side from that band. And the classy top-weight nearly won. A race for class it would seem and sadly no repeat of last year. Still, I didn’t nab the Stable Plate winner or the Pertemps winner in 2018 so I’ll look to find those this year…

All those Fred Winter horses have bumped into a graded horse, which I feared they may have as the money poured on.

I’ve two days in which to land on some biggies myself, and it won’t be for the want of trying. Onto Day 3.

The usual suspects are coming to the fore… Nicholls, Henderson, Mullins and now Elliot.

 

3.Micro Systems/Angles: Qualifiers

2.10 

Aaron Lad (m3, 12/1< guide)

Not Many Left (m6, 12/1<)

Samburu Shujaa (m6)

Walk To Freedom (m2, 25/1<, m9 (

 

3.30 

Yanworth (m5)

 

4.10

Azzerti (m6, 12/1<)

Janika (m3)

Polidam (m1)

Siruh Du Lac (m3)

Spirit of The Games (m3, 12/1<)

 

4.50 

Elusive Belle (m4)

Sancta Simona (m4)

Epatante (m4)

 

5.30 

Ah Littleluck (m1)

Any Second Now (m1)

Arkwrisht (m1)

Kilfilum Cross (m6, 12/1<)

Livelovelaugh (m2)

Measureofmydreams (m9)

Perfect Candidate (m3, 12/1< guide)

Rogue Angel (m1)

Squouteur (m2)

Treakle Tart (m6, 12/1<)

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4.TIPS: Race Previews (inc shortlists)

2.10 

#1 Samburu Shujaa – 1 point win – 12/1 (betfS/BV/Coral) 11/1 (others)

#2 Cool Cody – 1 point EW – 50/1 (1/5, SkyB/BV/BlackT/Boyle) 40/1 (others)

#3 Cuneo – 1 point win – 16/1 (WH/PP/Boyle) 14/1 (gen)

(as of 07.47 Thursday)

 

Samburu Shujaa… ticks all my stats pointers and Hobbs won this with Fingal Bay a few years ago, on the back of a LTO win and off top weight. This race is usually won by future staying chasers, hardy, galloping sorts and this one ticks those boxes. Conditions look fine, he jumps well and just appears to be getting better. I thought 12s was fair. I hope Dicky isn’t ultra aggressive on him but he should be prominent enough and he runs as if he’ll relish this hill. The Hobbs yard are going ok and I thought there was a lot to like about him. If he’s ahead of the last it will take a good one to get by him.

Cool Cody… I don’t want to curse him, but… part of me is going to be rather disappointed if he isn’t in the top 5 here. So, that’s 6th nailed on!! He is a silly silly price here and actually I re-ran some of the stats below, and tinkered, and he hits a stats profile for this. He’s a hardy bugger and comes here on the back of a fine run at Sandown (a race with decent ‘hot handicap form lines’) in ground far too heavy for him – it was also his first run without the hood and I think he’s finally grown up. He’s a strong traveller who has some decent course form. He will race prominent, he will jump and keep galloping. There is some rain around but his course win was in very soft and the ground should be fine. This track shouldn’t be as testing as the Old Course given it’s fresh ground but we shall see.  It could be he won’t be good enough or that his last race has bottomed him out but he’s had 40 days off and I wouldn’t be shocked if this has been the plan all year, since they scrapped chasing in December. He is just twice the price he should be here, he could win, but if he placed i’d be delighted. I’m not that good at knowing when to go EW, but with 40s+ shots I have to really and I made the right call on one such horse last year.

Cuneo… the ‘morning eyes’ pick… I had him, Boyhood and NotwahatIam on my shortlist… IF the fav doesn’t win, then I think it’s between these 5. I’ve gone with him because I think he’s open to the most progress from those, will appreciate the softer ground, is in good form and is certainly a staying chaser in the making. Gigginstown won this last year and I thought it prudent to have one Irish pick onside. Those owners could do with a winner also, and they could have thrown plenty at this race I suspect. Henry De Bromhead is in form, a Festival winner already this week, and he’s only run 2 horses in this before – they were both 33/1 pokes and both ran 5th. This horse won some bumpers/novices in heavy ground, marking him out as a slogger in the making. He won on handicap debut two starts back at Leop on good/yielding. He wasn’t stopping come the line. He ran 5th LTO but I don’t think conditions suited – the ground was fast at that meeting and they didn’t go much of a pace – it turned into a sprint turning form home where he was flat footed, and I also suspect he didn’t fully put down on the ground. It could pay to be more patient here but I think these conditions could bring out plenty of improvement and he looks the best handicapped of the Irish to my eyes.

Dangers… clearly the Fav is well fancied and maybe he hacks up but he’s a 7 race maiden still and is an unproven stayer. That makes 9/2 in a race like this quite ridiculous. I’ve no doubt he’s got stacks in hand, and he may bolt up, but JP hasn’t done well with his handicap hurdlers here for a while, and nor in this race in recent years. The horse has had a longer than ideal break historically in this race and he can beat me. If he does, hopefully Cool Cody is in the places.

NotwhatIam is interesting but I concluded that others would stay up this hill far better and were a bit more unexposed. I could be wrong there and I won’t be shocked if Nick has got this one right again, but I had a couple of niggles. I decided that Boyhood wasn’t well handicapped and he still looks wayward – he drifts, needs niggling along and given his profile has clearly had problems. He may run into a place, and hopefully I haven’t got him wrong.

I should mention A Toi Phil.. he may get some small change at BFSP but I wanted to be with younger legs, more unexposed. He’s been chasing for ages and is high class at his best, but his best may be behind him now. He also has a stamina question, and I decided to leave him.

I couldn’t have the rest for various reasons but of course i may have got the odd one wrong but i’d best not go through them all!

 

4.10 

#4 Janika – 1 point win – 9/2 (gen)

#5  Spiritofthegames – 1 point win – 8/1

 

These poor horses… I apologise in advance but I’ve never been so bullish on a Festival handicap chase. I didn’t want to curse either of them with an official 1.5 or 2 point bet and I hope after the race I regret not doing so. There are reverse forecast options here for fun, and combo tricasts along with Siruh Du Lac – clearly they’re all buggered now, so apologies!

Janika – this is a weak race to my eyes, I think he will run up to his mark, is unexposed and could be a Grade 1 horse in a handicap. No top weights with his profile have run in this before from what I can see and only 4 carrying 11-12 have run in this sent off under 9/1… they have finished 2nd, 5th, 3rd (Henderson) and 4th. Nicky has won this race before and I thought there was so much to like about his last run, esp as he was lit up a bit on the outside. There could be a stronger pace on here which could help and conditions will be ideal. It’s always tough under top weight but he really could be in a different class to these and he carried 11-11 LTO, when just losing narrowly, so carrying weight isn’t a problem. He also ran at trials day LTO… and Henderson/Nicholls are 7/22 with their trials day runners that run at the Festival on their next start. So, that’s a positive. I thought 9/2 was fair, IF i’m right about him – he could blitz them if I am.

Spiritofthegame – in a way I hope he doesn’t blitz them as at the odds clearly i’d prefer this one to win. Nick and I have been keeping tabs on this one for a couple of months now, if not longer. Such is the strength of his handicap hurdle form/efforts, he was always going to look interesting over a fence – we have also been waiting for the CP to return – his best hurdle runs were in this headgear and he hasn’t run over fences in it yet. He ran a fine race LTO, after a short break, and should be spot on here. He jumped well that day but could be under more pressure today. He may need some luck, as do both of them, and of course they need to jump well – but if this one runs his race, he wont be out of the places. I just can’t see how he doesn’t go very close here and maybe the 9lb less on his back will be decisive against the fav come the line.

The dangers… well Siruh Du Lac will run his race again and just beat the fav LTO – i’d like to think his winning may be done now and he won’t be able to dictate through the second half of the race as he did LTO – well, i hope not anyway! If he does dictate then he will go close but i preferred the other two, as they both should have more in hand over fences.

Eamon An Cnoic – he should run his race and I can see why there’s some money. He hits my stats shortlist and Pipe has a good record in this. However, I had niggles over this trip at this track, in this field size, and I didn’t think he looked like having 10lb+ in hand- I could be very wrong there. The yard are a bit quiet also. I thought the selections would run up to their marks, or surpass them, and as such most of those in this have loads to find.

Didero Vallis-  he’s on the shortlist also and Venetia does well in this but I concluded his chase form wasn’t that great and the handicapper should have him now. I could be wrong but he needs much more. An annoying one at 20s but I decided to be against him. Change on the machine at a big price maybe…

I really couldn’t have the rest. River Wyle is short for one who fell LTO and this will be a completely new test. He’s unexposed if he jumps around. I like Azzerti but decided he doesn’t as yet have the chase experience necessary for this test yet. He looks a nice horse in the making though. I looked at Kolondra but he’s usually held up right out the back, his recent form is iffy and there should be better handicapped ones in this. I could leave him, but he’s interesting.

Anyway, you get the idea.

 

5.30 

#6 Speaker Connolly – 1 point win – 12/1 (gen) (15.5 Betfx)

#7 The Young Master – 1 point win – 20/1 (gen) (28.00 Betfx)

 

The first thing to say is that I missed the price on Any Second Now. He would have been tipped if 10/1 when I got to him but alas that’s gone, and he’s now too short to my eyes – he’s still a chase maiden, he has a stamina question, and his jumping was iffy LTO. He also has blinkers and i’m not a fan of restricted vision for one that may not race prominently/make all, esp given his jumping. He walked through the last LTO although that was a decent race. Anyway, he hits all my stats and has one of best jockeys in race on him, so I can see why people fancy him. He is a danger for sure. I couldn’t touch the 11 year old Measureofmydreams at 4s, and he can happily beat me, and well done to connections if he does win. Not for me at the price. Silly season.

Speaker Connolly – only 10 six year olds have run in this in recent years but two have placed and his last two runs entitle him to a go in this. His jumping has got better with experience however I won’t be shocked if he hits one, and doesn’t complete. That’s a danger for a few in here, including Any Second Now. However, given he’s on the trends list, his trainer is in form and knows how to train a Festival chase winner, and the horse’s profile, I couldn’t resist at 12s. If he jumps I think he will be storming up this hill. He’s run the last twice as if he will relish this trip and he does want it softer. He won two starts ago having been held up out the back, making ground in the manner of a very smart chaser in the making. LTO he got outpaced on that ground in a race not run to suit but he was doing all his best work late on. I’ve no doubt he’s still thrown in, it’s just a case of when he shows it. Hopefully today but if not he’s one to track. I could see him rocking up in next year’s Ultima if handling the track, and certainly one for the Irish spring festivals.

The Young Master – I just couldn’t resist at 20s. Horses that are 10, and indeed that PU LTO have won this race so no worries, stats wise, on that front. I decided I wanted one with Cheltenham chase form on my side here, and there’s only two of them in this with winning form here- Perfect Candidate the other one. He seemed rejuvenated before Christmas, which I think coincided with a change in tactics – they rode him much more prominently in those races. I hope they may try and be front rank again. He’s got Festival form, and in 2016 ran on in the Ultima on soft ground. Yes I do think he wants better ground and tis may be too soft, but it’s officially good to soft, soft in places. I’d like to think this has been the plan, he goes well here, he goes well fresh and the yard are in-form. He has one of the better jockeys on his back in this also. If this ground is a slog/tacky then it’s probably a wasted bet but his price lured me in. IF he could get jumping near the front end he could take this up at the top of the hill and would be hard to pass if doing so as he won’t want for stamina. The most interesting outsider to my eyes.

Of the others… Kilfilum Cross is interesting but I decided he was too inexperienced over fences and this course is a bit harder than Ludlow LTO. Just A Sting got a look but again he’s inexperienced for a test like this and the handicapper could have him (or something could have more in hand).  He is definitely better on better ground also. I was happy to leave but he could go well. I was happy to leave the rest and if they beat me then so be it. Arkwrisht would be a good horse if he could jump. A clear round and he’d out-run his odds but that’s a big question for him.

 

Any other races

4.50

#8 Posh Trish – 1 point win – 6/1 (betfS/PP) 11/2 (gen)

 

I couldn’t leave this one here. I think she’s massively overpriced even at these odds. She’s ultra progressive and when PN says it’s one of his best chances of the week, I like to take note. She will stay further also so I expect her to be very prominent. She travels, jumps, has class and I don’t think they are anywhere near the bottom of her yet. I think there’s more to come and on official ratings she’s the best of these on what they have done to date. I think she is the one to beat here and i hope we see a special performance.

The fav is a clear danger but she has looked very green and this is a big step up. I prefer the experience/hardiness of the selection and she’s short enough. The occasion may get to her and she will struggle if not settling here – they have reached for a hood which makes sense, but indicates they have those concerns also.

Fingers cross Posh Trish can get the job done.

 

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2.10 – Pertemps

Not drop in class, mx run 24-26f, ran in non major race LTO, ran in handicap hurdle or novice hurdle LTO…

that gives us 10/128, 31p in the last decade.

That profile only knocks out 9 or so leaving a long list…

Sir Du Berlais / First Assignment / Samburu Shujaa / NotwhatIam / Aaron Lad / Walk to Freedom / A Toi Phil / Not Many Left / Thermistocles / Boyhood / Flemcara / Tobefair / Wait for Me / Culture De Sivola / Apen Colarado 

Combing those 10/10 and the 8/10 stats… there are 8 in total.

There are three horses that hit 8/8 on the pointers, having hit the initial 4 10/10 stats I used…

Samburu Shujaa – unexposed, prominent racer, stayer, more to come. Hobbs has won this before and is in form. Interesting one. I’m not sure there’s loads of pace on paper in this albeit they often go quicker in handicap hurdles than I assume. A Dicky special maybe.

Not Many Left – unexposed and in form, i’m not sure as to the strength of his form, Huntingdon isn’t the best of prep tracks and Robbie Power seemingly jumps ship. Interesting, but after a quick glance I prefer the one above and…

Thermistocles – unexposed for JOB, kept fresh after qualifying for this. Looks sure to relish this sort of pace/test and ground… I think. Interesting. I’d like to see some of his trainer’s horses running a bit better though.

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A Toi Phil... he’s 7/8 and is thrown in on his classy chase form. An interesting contender for connections that should always be feared.

Anyway, that’s the initial stats work and brief thoughts after a 5 minute look…

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4.10 Stable Plate 

Top 2 at least once last 3 / Highest class win was G1 or no higher than C2 / 0-3 runs at the track / placed at least once last three / 0-3 runs in the class / 0-4 runs max at this class or higher

That profile gives us 10/67, 17p, +210 BFSP in the last decade and leaves us just 5…

Eamon An Cnoic / Azzerti / Kauto Riko / Some Buckle / Didero Vallis 

There are a further 5 stats pointers I looked at…. 0 wins G3 level / 0 wins at the track / handicap chase or novice chase LTO / carried 10-4-10-13 / 2-7 runs higher distance.

Eamon An Cnoic and Didero Vallis hit all of those.

Azzerti is unexposed.. I’m not sure I can have Kauto Riko and Some Buckle given their profiles.

Eamon and Didero represent the two winning most trainers of this in last decade… 3/24 for Pipe, 3/27 for Venetia.

I mean whether I end up tipping them or not, they deserve some support just on that basis I think! Again i’ll look at the race from scratch later on.

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5.30 – The Kim Muir 

OR 134 or higher / 11-4+ on back exc claims / 3-7 runs last 365 days / 4 or fewer runs in class… that profile leaves 10/72, 23p, +85 the last decade

That leaves 9…

Any Second Now / The Young Master / Kilfilum Cross / Squouateur / Speaker Connolly / Just A Sting / Out Sam / Arkwrist / Crievehill

You could use further stats to filter… 2-6 runs this season, aged 7-9, 0-2 handicap chase wins, non claiming jockeys…

Six of those have an 8/8 profile…

Any Second Now (Derek O’Connor!) / Kilfilum Cross / Squouateur / Just A Sting / Arkwrist / Crievehill

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5.Any Other Thoughts

 

‘Through The Card’

1.30 – No strong views really… I like Defi Du Seuil and he should go close. A concern over the form of the Tizzard yard makes me cautious on the second fav. I did think it was between them… the one lurker at a price is Pravalaguna – and if you have a Skybet account and don’t like backing shorties with the free bet, she could be interesting at 11s.

2.40 – again no strong views. I hope Frodon wins for Nick, and my bank balance, but I had a fear he may get outclassed against these – over this trip, which is the important bit. They may be more patient with him, I’m not sure. I hope he wins. Of the rest, it’s unoriginal but i do think Road To Respect is the one to beat.

3.30 – Paisley Park … to short for me but I think if he jumps, he wins. I think he will bolt up here personally, and win this very well! It would be emotional if he wins given his/connections story, as it would if Faugheen comes back to his best – it may be the moment of the week if he could some how win but I don’t fancy him with my logical head on. Kilbricken Storm EW may be the interesting outside and if he got back to his best should be running into the places, and who knows after that.

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I think that’s the lot. Best of luck with any bets, as always.

I think this day will decide my fate this week, gulp! 🙂

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  • Drained….and no better off today, hit the woodwork with Ballyandy, so, back to the drawing board as far as tipping goes, my shrapnel bets did better today and i was on Josh`s in the first and had a bit of shrapnel on Nicks in the Coral Cup…so, onto Thursday!!
    Josh won`t be happy as i have selected one of his and just wondered where has Mr Tizzard been for the festival, do you think he has the Gold Cup winner ready and prepped, wouldn`t underestimate him though.
    13:30 Cheltenham
    KILDISART 9/1 gen 1pt win
    Ben Pauling is still in form by all accounts and to me the 9/1 is far too big!
    CAPELAND 25/1 gen 1pt e/w
    HC and the Nicholls yard have started to fire at Cheltenham now that the weather has finally relented, only light rain tomorrow, so the ground should be ideal for this one and again 25/1 is too big!
    14:10 Cheltenham
    SHAMBURA SHUJAA 12/1 gen 1pt win
    Oops, sorry Josh, believe he is the one to beat here after some decent efforts at Chepstow the last two times out! Value just at 12/1.
    CUNEO 16/1 gen 1pt win
    Now that gigginstown have started to fire it may pay to bet their second string in some races and as this isn`t trained by Mr Elliott there is some value to be had, like i said some of the bookies don`t know what to make of this one and i will be having a bit of the 16`s on offer on this one. Should run a big race! I know he bombed after beating most of these nto, but, think it was the good ground, he needs it soft underfoot!
    14:50 Cheltenham
    UN DE SCEAUX 6/1 gen 1pt win
    Now this is one of my good old Dutching races, both of these are head and heart horses, head says front 3 are all beatable at Cheltenham, apart form this fella, he is the ultimate t-shirt horse, all the others will have to wrestle it off him, but i think Paul Townend will get the best out of him and he may have a tussle with my other selection, the heart horse.
    FRODON 15/2 gen 1pt win
    Now, i know some of you will say Bryony Frost, you were disrespecting her the other week and i do stand by my earlier statement, for which i only alone know and will argue, but, she does get a tune out of some horses rather than others and I`m glad the owners decided to go for this rather than the Gold Cup.. I think Bryony will again boot for home on the turn and it is then up to Frodon how much he has left for her…I`m hoping judged on his efforts this year at the trip that will be loads and he has heart etc…
    16:30 Cheltenham
    DOITFORTHEVILLAGE 20/1 gen 1pt e/w
    The ground has come right for this one, loves the track and has Paddy “I know Cheltenham inside out” Brennan on board, value and has a touch of speed about him this one.
    AZZERTI 16/1 gen 1pt e/w
    Another who will go well round here, Mr Hutchinson normally lands one at Cheltenham and I`m hoping this is it, he absolutely cantered round at Ludlow and will have had his confidence boosted by that run.
    17:30 Cheltenham
    TOUCH KICK 16/1 gen 1pt e/w
    Now it looks as though there is a good old fashioned gamble going on this one and the favourite, with Mr Codd on board the latter, the former is a smart stayer and is lightly raced even for an 8yo, he could be anything, but, trained by Mr Nicholls has to warrant respect!
    JUST A STING 16/1 gen 1pt e/w
    Another who could be anything, he may be pulled if it gets too sloppy as even though he has ran on soft, he is much better on gd-soft ground, we shall see, but, is in great nick allegedly.

    As always, hope all jockeys and horses come back safe and sound and good luck with whatever you are selecting today/ tomorrow.

    Stewart 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


    • Small thing about Cuneo mate which is a positive I think although matters less in these handicaps but he is actually at least officially their first string going by the colors.

      nickmazur 12/08/19 12:13 AM Reply


      • The poor bugger has an extra stone on his back ,as does poor old Cool Cody, and Samburu – i’d best get more on the Skelton horse haha. It will be some party if Cuneo or Cool take this! Game on.

        Josh 12/08/19 5:56 AM Reply


    • should be 16:10 not 16:30, sorry, before someone picks up I have put wrong time… 🙂

      Stewart 12/08/19 2:08 AM Reply


  • Part 2 of the London Racing Club preview evening – Thursday and Friday.

    Matt Tombs (MT); Maddy Playle (MP); Phil Smith (PS); Martin Chapman (MC).

    Thursday
    JLT – MC said that Real Steel had been well backed in the build up. MP said that she liked Lostintranslation as he jumped well. Mt said that he thought that it was a belwo par renewal of the race. he liked Vour Du Reve at a price. Ps said that Defi was not that great on ratings. He liked Real Steal, who had a rating of 152, as he kept on winning and was progressing.

    Ryanair – PS thought that Frodon was not a proper stayer and would be suited by the distance of this race. He had Frodon rated at 169. MP thought that Un De Sceaux was noe fragile and that Road To Respect was top class and would be value for this. MT thought that Footpad would be suited by the distance of this race. MT also thought that Monalee was solid and would be competitive.

    Stayers Hurdle – PS had Paisley Park on only 156 and was not value at its current price. He liked Faugheen. MP was confident that Faugheen would stay. However after its latest fall she wondered that the horse had now gone. She thought that Kilbricken Storm, who had good course form, may be value. MT said that he thought that the race would be run at a steady gallop. The race suited horses stepping up in distance.

    Mares Novice – MP liked Queenohearts.

    Brown Advisory – MT thought that River Wylde had been laid out for this by Nicky Henderson. He also liked Eamon An Cnoic. PS said that this race was good for novices, particularly from Gordon Elliott who had run in graded novice races.
    Pertemps – PS said that this was a race for Irish novices. He liked Sire Du berlais even as it was a maiden.

    Friday

    Triumph Hurdle – MT thought that it was a weak race this year. MP thought that Sir Erec was the likely winner. She liked Hannon each way. PS thought that it would be won by a JP horse!

    Albert Bartlett – MT thought that this race is very unpredictable and liked Derrin Ross. He also liked Defi Bluer. MP liked Dickie Diver if he went, but was worried about its inexperience.

    Gold Cup – PS was concerned about Presenting Percy’s preparation. He said that with Native River we all knew what he does and was rated 176. He thought that Clan Des Obeaux was too classy for this race as it was for sloggers. Mp said htat we should rememebr that CDO had been beaten by Guitar Pete and that Kemboy had not really beaten anything. Shattered Love had course form and would be interesting if turning up. MT said that he had no confidence in Presenting Percy being good enough for this. He also said that CDO was not at his best going left. Kemboy needs good ground.

    Foxhunters – PS liked Ucello Conti who he considered to be a nearly horse. he also liked Standupandfight.

    County Hurdle – MT said that Whiskey Sour was thrown in at the weights and was his nap of the week.

    martin colwell 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


  • Thanks for the kind words. Nice to get that monkey off my back. Just a quick write up on William henry since a couple asked. He was running off very similar conditions to last year but where as he went off fav last year he was 33/1-40/1 this year. Everything was pretty much the same barring the jockey although that was pretty much a wash as I would say Nico is little better than James. Whilst he was 9 he was pretty unexposed having only ran 12 times and only 4 times in handicap hurdles. He won the Lanzarote and was 4th in this so these sort of fields clearly suit him. He had won on his 2nd start of the season in his life so that was a plus given he was having his 3rd start of the season in this last year. If you took his chase run away he has placed in all four starts at Cheltenham so he clearly loves the place (I think Nicky must have already had a couple when he said he was better right handed!). We saw on Tuesday that Nicky used a wind op to help Beware the Bear eke out a bit of improvement and I thought there was a decent chance he could do the same here given Bear also finished 4th at the last festival off pretty much same conditions and mark. (I only saw this after I tipped him on GG but Nicky has a better than a 33% strike rate with horses on their first run after a win op) Thursday is normally one of my busier days:

    Coole Cody Cheltenham 14:10 1pt e/w 50/1
    Notwhatiam Cheltenham 14:10 1pt e/w 12/1
    Cuneo Cheltenham 14:10 1pt e/w 16/1
    Frodon Cheltenham 14:50 1pt e/w 7/1
    Spiritofthegames Cheltenham 16:10 1pt e/w 8/1
    Any Second Now Cheltenham 17:30 1pt e/w 10/1
    Captain Chaos Cheltenham 17:30 1pt e/w 20/1

    nickmazur 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


    • Hi Nick
      Yesterday I looked at the Coral Cup and came to the conclusion that William Henry and Ballyandy were good e/w bets. I looked at your selections and thought, Snap!.
      Tonight I’ve looked at the Pertemps Hcp and backed 3 and again we’ve agreed on at least 2, Cuneo and Coole Cody (3rd is Thermistocles)
      Will lightening strike twice?

      Andy G 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


    • Nick

      Great selection yesterday. Sadly I’m at Cheltenham and the old saying of not mixing alcohol and gambling has been proven to be correct. I’ve been checking my accounts this evening and it appears that after seeing the selections last night I somehow failed to put the bets on. I’ve checked all my accounts about five times (including Betbright which got closed over a year ago!) and I can’t find any trace of an each way bet on William Henry. Fortunately something must got through to my addled brain because about 5 minutes before the off I put a fiver on William Henry at Betfair SP which paid over £200. Cheers

      Steve

      steved 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


    • River Wylde 4:10 fits the wind op stat

      Scott O 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


      • It does but it takes a braver man than I to tip a chaser at the festival that fell last time out.

        nickmazur 12/08/19 5:56 AM Reply


      • Although looking at it quickly it doesn’t actually as his first run after a win-op was last time not this time so this is his 2nd run after a wind-op and the stat refers to the 1st.

        nickmazur 12/08/19 5:56 AM Reply


    • Excellent – thank you Nick

      stevet1859 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


  • Drained….and no better off today, hit the woodwork with Ballyandy, so, back to the drawing board as far as tipping goes, my shrapnel bets did better today and i was on Josh`s in the first and had a bit of shrapnel on Nicks in the Coral Cup…so, onto Thursday!!
    Josh won`t be happy as i have selected one of his and just wondered where has Mr Tizzard been for the festival, do you think he has the Gold Cup winner ready and prepped, wouldn`t underestimate him though.
    13:30 Cheltenham
    KILDISART 9/1 gen 1pt win
    Ben Pauling is still in form by all accounts and to me the 9/1 is far too big!
    CAPELAND 25/1 gen 1pt e/w
    HC and the Nicholls yard have started to fire at Cheltenham now that the weather has finally relented, only light rain tomorrow, so the ground should be ideal for this one and again 25/1 is too big!
    14:10 Cheltenham
    SHAMBURA SHUJAA 12/1 gen 1pt win
    Oops, sorry Josh, believe he is the one to beat here after some decent efforts at Chepstow the last two times out! Value just at 12/1.
    CUNEO 16/1 gen 1pt win
    Now that gigginstown have started to fire it may pay to bet their second string in some races and as this isn`t trained by Mr Elliott there is some value to be had, like i said some of the bookies don`t know what to make of this one and i will be having a bit of the 16`s on offer on this one. Should run a big race! I know he bombed after beating most of these nto, but, think it was the good ground, he needs it soft underfoot!
    14:50 Cheltenham
    UN DE SCEAUX 6/1 gen 1pt win
    Now this is one of my good old Dutching races, both of these are head and heart horses, head says front 3 are all beatable at Cheltenham, apart form this fella, he is the ultimate t-shirt horse, all the others will have to wrestle it off him, but i think Paul Townend will get the best out of him and he may have a tussle with my other selection, the heart horse.
    FRODON 15/2 gen 1pt win
    Now, i know some of you will say Bryony Frost, you were disrespecting her the other week and i do stand by my earlier statement, for which i only alone know and will argue, but, she does get a tune out of some horses rather than others and I`m glad the owners decided to go for this rather than the Gold Cup.. I think Bryony will again boot for home on the turn and it is then up to Frodon how much he has left for her…I`m hoping judged on his efforts this year at the trip that will be loads and he has heart etc…
    16:30 Cheltenham
    DOITFORTHEVILLAGE 20/1 gen 1pt e/w
    The ground has come right for this one, loves the track and has Paddy “I know Cheltenham inside out” Brennan on board, value and has a touch of speed about him this one.
    AZZERTI 16/1 gen 1pt e/w
    Another who will go well round here, Mr Hutchinson normally lands one at Cheltenham and I`m hoping this is it, he absolutely cantered round at Ludlow and will have had his confidence boosted by that run.
    17:30 Cheltenham
    TOUCH KICK 16/1 gen 1pt e/w
    Now it looks as though there is a good old fashioned gamble going on this one and the favourite, with Mr Codd on board the latter, the former is a smart stayer and is lightly raced even for an 8yo, he could be anything, but, trained by Mr Nicholls has to warrant respect!
    JUST A STING 16/1 gen 1pt e/w
    Another who could be anything, he may be pulled if it gets too sloppy as even though he has ran on soft, he is much better on gd-soft ground, we shall see, but, is in great nick allegedly.

    As always, hope all jockeys and horses come back safe and sound and good luck with whatever you are selecting today/ tomorrow.

    Stewart 13/03/19 8:53 PM Reply


    • should be 16:10 not 16:30, sorry, before someone picks up I have put wrong time… 🙂

      Stewart 14/03/19 8:52 AM Reply


    • Small thing about Cuneo mate which is a positive I think although matters less in these handicaps but he is actually at least officially their first string going by the colors.

      nickmazur 14/03/19 11:08 AM Reply


      • The poor bugger has an extra stone on his back ,as does poor old Cool Cody, and Samburu – i’d best get more on the Skelton horse haha. It will be some party if Cuneo or Cool take this! Game on.

        Josh 14/03/19 11:16 AM Reply


  • Part 2 of the London Racing Club preview evening – Thursday and Friday.

    Matt Tombs (MT); Maddy Playle (MP); Phil Smith (PS); Martin Chapman (MC).

    Thursday
    JLT – MC said that Real Steel had been well backed in the build up. MP said that she liked Lostintranslation as he jumped well. Mt said that he thought that it was a belwo par renewal of the race. he liked Vour Du Reve at a price. Ps said that Defi was not that great on ratings. He liked Real Steal, who had a rating of 152, as he kept on winning and was progressing.

    Ryanair – PS thought that Frodon was not a proper stayer and would be suited by the distance of this race. He had Frodon rated at 169. MP thought that Un De Sceaux was noe fragile and that Road To Respect was top class and would be value for this. MT thought that Footpad would be suited by the distance of this race. MT also thought that Monalee was solid and would be competitive.

    Stayers Hurdle – PS had Paisley Park on only 156 and was not value at its current price. He liked Faugheen. MP was confident that Faugheen would stay. However after its latest fall she wondered that the horse had now gone. She thought that Kilbricken Storm, who had good course form, may be value. MT said that he thought that the race would be run at a steady gallop. The race suited horses stepping up in distance.

    Mares Novice – MP liked Queenohearts.

    Brown Advisory – MT thought that River Wylde had been laid out for this by Nicky Henderson. He also liked Eamon An Cnoic. PS said that this race was good for novices, particularly from Gordon Elliott who had run in graded novice races.
    Pertemps – PS said that this was a race for Irish novices. He liked Sire Du berlais even as it was a maiden.

    Friday

    Triumph Hurdle – MT thought that it was a weak race this year. MP thought that Sir Erec was the likely winner. She liked Hannon each way. PS thought that it would be won by a JP horse!

    Albert Bartlett – MT thought that this race is very unpredictable and liked Derrin Ross. He also liked Defi Bluer. MP liked Dickie Diver if he went, but was worried about its inexperience.

    Gold Cup – PS was concerned about Presenting Percy’s preparation. He said that with Native River we all knew what he does and was rated 176. He thought that Clan Des Obeaux was too classy for this race as it was for sloggers. Mp said htat we should rememebr that CDO had been beaten by Guitar Pete and that Kemboy had not really beaten anything. Shattered Love had course form and would be interesting if turning up. MT said that he had no confidence in Presenting Percy being good enough for this. He also said that CDO was not at his best going left. Kemboy needs good ground.

    Foxhunters – PS liked Ucello Conti who he considered to be a nearly horse. he also liked Standupandfight.

    County Hurdle – MT said that Whiskey Sour was thrown in at the weights and was his nap of the week.

    martin colwell 13/03/19 9:26 PM Reply


  • Thanks for the kind words. Nice to get that monkey off my back. Just a quick write up on William henry since a couple asked. He was running off very similar conditions to last year but where as he went off fav last year he was 33/1-40/1 this year. Everything was pretty much the same barring the jockey although that was pretty much a wash as I would say Nico is little better than James. Whilst he was 9 he was pretty unexposed having only ran 12 times and only 4 times in handicap hurdles. He won the Lanzarote and was 4th in this so these sort of fields clearly suit him. He had won on his 2nd start of the season in his life so that was a plus given he was having his 3rd start of the season in this last year. If you took his chase run away he has placed in all four starts at Cheltenham so he clearly loves the place (I think Nicky must have already had a couple when he said he was better right handed!). We saw on Tuesday that Nicky used a wind op to help Beware the Bear eke out a bit of improvement and I thought there was a decent chance he could do the same here given Bear also finished 4th at the last festival off pretty much same conditions and mark. (I only saw this after I tipped him on GG but Nicky has a better than a 33% strike rate with horses on their first run after a win op) Thursday is normally one of my busier days:

    Coole Cody Cheltenham 14:10 1pt e/w 50/1
    Notwhatiam Cheltenham 14:10 1pt e/w 12/1
    Cuneo Cheltenham 14:10 1pt e/w 16/1
    Frodon Cheltenham 14:50 1pt e/w 7/1
    Spiritofthegames Cheltenham 16:10 1pt e/w 8/1
    Any Second Now Cheltenham 17:30 1pt e/w 10/1
    Captain Chaos Cheltenham 17:30 1pt e/w 20/1

    nickmazur 13/03/19 9:36 PM Reply


    • Hi Nick
      Yesterday I looked at the Coral Cup and came to the conclusion that William Henry and Ballyandy were good e/w bets. I looked at your selections and thought, Snap!.
      Tonight I’ve looked at the Pertemps Hcp and backed 3 and again we’ve agreed on at least 2, Cuneo and Coole Cody (3rd is Thermistocles)
      Will lightening strike twice?

      Andy G 13/03/19 11:15 PM Reply


    • Nick

      Great selection yesterday. Sadly I’m at Cheltenham and the old saying of not mixing alcohol and gambling has been proven to be correct. I’ve been checking my accounts this evening and it appears that after seeing the selections last night I somehow failed to put the bets on. I’ve checked all my accounts about five times (including Betbright which got closed over a year ago!) and I can’t find any trace of an each way bet on William Henry. Fortunately something must got through to my addled brain because about 5 minutes before the off I put a fiver on William Henry at Betfair SP which paid over £200. Cheers

      Steve

      steved 14/03/19 12:08 AM Reply


    • River Wylde 4:10 fits the wind op stat

      Scott O 14/03/19 1:07 PM Reply


      • It does but it takes a braver man than I to tip a chaser at the festival that fell last time out.

        nickmazur 14/03/19 1:12 PM Reply


      • Although looking at it quickly it doesn’t actually as his first run after a win-op was last time not this time so this is his 2nd run after a wind-op and the stat refers to the 1st.

        nickmazur 14/03/19 1:13 PM Reply


    • Excellent – thank you Nick

      stevet1859 14/03/19 6:20 PM Reply


  • FRANCIS SYSTEM BETS
    RT +69.08

    1pt win – 1.55 H – Lord Yeats
    2pt win – 2.10 C – Champers on Ice
    1pt win – 3.45 MR – Bertie Blake

    HANDICAP CHASE BETS
    RT +2.28

    Champers on Ice right on the cusp of profitable range (16 and under on betfair). Will have to include in results whatever happens.

    Francis 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


    • Francis… update on the charity bet… what with Stuart’s donation we had £45 to play with… I put £25 on Apples Jade/Paisley Park… so that one went down the drain.. but put the other on Paisley Park/Sir Erec, which is still alive, for now at least. Would be around £100 total if that can come in!
      Josh

      Josh 12/08/19 2:08 AM Reply


  • Probably looking for something and finding nothing, but thought Castfiore looked a good e/w bet in the first at 33s. I was impressed with her jumping in her last start and has some solid form this year, close second to Bags Groove at Kempton whos a solid yard stick and on ratings better than any of these and had the beating of Jerrysback and La Breuile before that who finished 1st and 3rd in the 4 miler. Also gets a mares allowance which could prove handy.

    James P 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


    • I agree James, just backed her myself 🙂

      Mark Curtis 12/08/19 2:08 AM Reply


  • FRANCIS SYSTEM BETS
    RT +69.08

    1pt win – 1.55 H – Lord Yeats
    2pt win – 2.10 C – Champers on Ice
    1pt win – 3.45 MR – Bertie Blake

    HANDICAP CHASE BETS
    RT +2.28

    Champers on Ice right on the cusp of profitable range (16 and under on betfair). Will have to include in results whatever happens.

    Francis 14/03/19 8:11 AM Reply


    • Francis… update on the charity bet… what with Stuart’s donation we had £45 to play with… I put £25 on Apples Jade/Paisley Park… so that one went down the drain.. but put the other on Paisley Park/Sir Erec, which is still alive, for now at least. Would be around £100 total if that can come in!
      Josh

      Josh 14/03/19 11:17 AM Reply


  • Yesterday saw disappointing runs from my suggestions though Tiger Roll was an impressive winner and Josies Orders did manage a place but having missed Nick’s excellent pick getting well deserved plaudits will stick with the stats that Josh provides as it is another minefield day for getting value. Observations on races below;
    13.30. Reel Steel/Defi Du Seuil /Lostintranslation look the likely winners but tricky value wise.
    14.10. Josh’s picks as race is a minefield and is a a hdcp hurdle, which I hate.
    14.50. Un De Sceux / Frodon / Road To Respect with Aso to place but another difficult race to find value
    15.30. Paisley Park but at 7/4 is short and Supersundae to place
    16.10. Josh’s picks along with Didero Vallis, Doitforthevillage/Siruh Du Lac (beat Janika but claimer up) Eamon An Croic
    16.50. Epatnate/Posh Trish/Sinoria/Queen Of Hearts.
    17.30. Josh’s selections as is a total minfield.

    All the best to everyone and good luck with whatever you back.

    silver 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


  • What an absolute legend of a horse. Certainly one of my favorite jumps horses in training who makes it 2 wins and a 2nd from 4 times I have tipped him up on here.

    nickmazur 12/08/19 12:02 AM Reply


    • Wow what a incredible moment so brave this is why I love National Hunt

      ciderhead 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


    • Well done my friend. Think I had something in my eye there for a short time. What a tough little bugger. The best result for NH racing that. Just bloody brilliant.

      Josh 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


    • Thats what NH racing is all about
      Great little horse with a jockey who really appreciates the success she is getting and also yesterday with Tiger Roll we have seen the best of the sport
      Lets hope some positive news headlines appear

      gilly56 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


    • Well done Nick and Stewart…between us all with Aso placing we had the 1,2,3. Excellent stuff

      silver 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


    • Frodon and Bryony take me back to the days of Dessie and Colin Brown, brilliant partnership together and never knew when they were beat…will he win a Gold Cup…who knows, but, at this distance at Cheltenham will be hard to beat!!

      Stewart 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


      • what was impressive is that Giggy tried to use Sub L to beat him up and ruin his race, he’s had to go quicker than ideal I think– how he’s fought back after the last given that pace I have no idea. Some special horse but BF has clearly filled him up at some point. Such a ride beyond her years, to save plenty for after the last. Didn’t panic. Superb. Yea, he will keep coming back to that race for a few years yet.

        Josh 12/08/19 5:56 AM Reply


    • Tear in my again absolutely fantastic the love of the horse, certainly the best thing in life whatever your level you ride at.
      Frodon what a fighter and with the Gigglestown runner doing everything to intimidated Frodon which is of course legal, could have effected Frodon’s jumping and then to be overtaken after the last and still able to fight back fantastic.
      Something similar happened to one of Martin Pipes horses think in a gold cup possible Jenny Pitmams horse did the intimidating and they had a right slagging match over it, for Pipes horse flopped, someone sure will remember the horses, it maybe the other way round.
      Colin.

      cleafe 12/08/19 3:59 AM Reply


      • Carvill’s Hill & Golden Freeze from memory Colin.
        Mike.

        bottlabroon 12/08/19 5:56 AM Reply


        • Mike
          Thanks for that,correct yes it was Pipes wonder horse of the day, which failed to reach the top, he certainly got upset over it.
          Colin

          cleafe 12/08/19 12:18 PM Reply


      • Legal but not very sporting as First Lieutenant never had a chance in the race. That’s Rich Ricci and Micheal O’ Leary both looking a bit greedy this week.
        Hugh

        alpha2 12/08/19 5:56 AM Reply


        • Agreed Hugh, very unsporting and I’m so pleased Frodon saw them off. FL was being scrubbed along from the start so I hope he’s ok. Very poor tactics and the right outcome 🙂

          Mark Curtis 12/08/19 12:18 PM Reply


  • Great to see Paisley Park win … more so for the owner who was born blind but still loves his all sports and travels everywhere to enjoy them … fantastic for him … a great day all round

    gilly56 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


  • Probably looking for something and finding nothing, but thought Castfiore looked a good e/w bet in the first at 33s. I was impressed with her jumping in her last start and has some solid form this year, close second to Bags Groove at Kempton whos a solid yard stick and on ratings better than any of these and had the beating of Jerrysback and La Breuile before that who finished 1st and 3rd in the 4 miler. Also gets a mares allowance which could prove handy.

    James P 14/03/19 12:01 PM Reply


    • I agree James, just backed her myself 🙂

      Mark Curtis 14/03/19 12:31 PM Reply


  • Yesterday saw disappointing runs from my suggestions though Tiger Roll was an impressive winner and Josies Orders did manage a place but having missed Nick’s excellent pick getting well deserved plaudits will stick with the stats that Josh provides as it is another minefield day for getting value. Observations on races below;
    13.30. Reel Steel/Defi Du Seuil /Lostintranslation look the likely winners but tricky value wise.
    14.10. Josh’s picks as race is a minefield and is a a hdcp hurdle, which I hate.
    14.50. Un De Sceux / Frodon / Road To Respect with Aso to place but another difficult race to find value
    15.30. Paisley Park but at 7/4 is short and Supersundae to place
    16.10. Josh’s picks along with Didero Vallis, Doitforthevillage/Siruh Du Lac (beat Janika but claimer up) Eamon An Croic
    16.50. Epatnate/Posh Trish/Sinoria/Queen Of Hearts.
    17.30. Josh’s selections as is a total minfield.

    All the best to everyone and good luck with whatever you back.

    silver 14/03/19 12:34 PM Reply


  • What an absolute legend of a horse. Certainly one of my favorite jumps horses in training who makes it 2 wins and a 2nd from 4 times I have tipped him up on here.

    nickmazur 14/03/19 3:02 PM Reply


    • Wow what a incredible moment so brave this is why I love National Hunt

      ciderhead 14/03/19 3:06 PM Reply


    • Well done my friend. Think I had something in my eye there for a short time. What a tough little bugger. The best result for NH racing that. Just bloody brilliant.

      Josh 14/03/19 3:09 PM Reply


    • Thats what NH racing is all about
      Great little horse with a jockey who really appreciates the success she is getting and also yesterday with Tiger Roll we have seen the best of the sport
      Lets hope some positive news headlines appear

      gilly56 14/03/19 3:18 PM Reply


    • Well done Nick and Stewart…between us all with Aso placing we had the 1,2,3. Excellent stuff

      silver 14/03/19 3:26 PM Reply


    • Frodon and Bryony take me back to the days of Dessie and Colin Brown, brilliant partnership together and never knew when they were beat…will he win a Gold Cup…who knows, but, at this distance at Cheltenham will be hard to beat!!

      Stewart 14/03/19 3:27 PM Reply


      • what was impressive is that Giggy tried to use Sub L to beat him up and ruin his race, he’s had to go quicker than ideal I think– how he’s fought back after the last given that pace I have no idea. Some special horse but BF has clearly filled him up at some point. Such a ride beyond her years, to save plenty for after the last. Didn’t panic. Superb. Yea, he will keep coming back to that race for a few years yet.

        Josh 14/03/19 3:29 PM Reply


    • Tear in my again absolutely fantastic the love of the horse, certainly the best thing in life whatever your level you ride at.
      Frodon what a fighter and with the Gigglestown runner doing everything to intimidated Frodon which is of course legal, could have effected Frodon’s jumping and then to be overtaken after the last and still able to fight back fantastic.
      Something similar happened to one of Martin Pipes horses think in a gold cup possible Jenny Pitmams horse did the intimidating and they had a right slagging match over it, for Pipes horse flopped, someone sure will remember the horses, it maybe the other way round.
      Colin.

      cleafe 14/03/19 3:44 PM Reply


      • Carvill’s Hill & Golden Freeze from memory Colin.
        Mike.

        bottlabroon 14/03/19 3:53 PM Reply


        • Mike
          Thanks for that,correct yes it was Pipes wonder horse of the day, which failed to reach the top, he certainly got upset over it.
          Colin

          cleafe 14/03/19 3:58 PM Reply


      • Legal but not very sporting as First Lieutenant never had a chance in the race. That’s Rich Ricci and Micheal O’ Leary both looking a bit greedy this week.
        Hugh

        alpha2 14/03/19 5:44 PM Reply


        • Agreed Hugh, very unsporting and I’m so pleased Frodon saw them off. FL was being scrubbed along from the start so I hope he’s ok. Very poor tactics and the right outcome 🙂

          Mark Curtis 14/03/19 5:52 PM Reply


  • Great to see Paisley Park win … more so for the owner who was born blind but still loves his all sports and travels everywhere to enjoy them … fantastic for him … a great day all round

    gilly56 14/03/19 3:46 PM Reply


  • Just like to thank the guys who do so much on here with their selections and often how they arrive at them. A second really good winning day on the trot which has seen a decent uplift in my albeit modest Bank. 2 Festival winners (great stuff Nick), the S3A# and for the second day running Colin’s Bet wins this evening to round off a great day.

    John Unitt 11/08/19 4:04 PM Reply


    • Pleased that they are picking up for you John and you certainly have been patient especially when for a few of us who you have followed have had a poor start to 2019, lets hope the next few months are profitable for us all.
      Cheers
      Colin

      cleafe 12/08/19 1:10 PM Reply


  • Just like to thank the guys who do so much on here with their selections and often how they arrive at them. A second really good winning day on the trot which has seen a decent uplift in my albeit modest Bank. 2 Festival winners (great stuff Nick), the S3A# and for the second day running Colin’s Bet wins this evening to round off a great day.

    John Unitt 14/03/19 7:57 PM Reply


    • Pleased that they are picking up for you John and you certainly have been patient especially when for a few of us who you have followed have had a poor start to 2019, lets hope the next few months are profitable for us all.
      Cheers
      Colin

      cleafe 14/03/19 8:23 PM Reply


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