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Archive for December 2012

Monday 31st December 2012

Back to Ireland on New Year’s Eve and hopefully we can round off a frustrating year with a decent priced winner at Punchestown. [divider] [table caption=”2.35 Punchestown, Buy Your Tickets Online at www.punchestown.com Handicap Hurdle (Class 2)”] [/table] [sc:clear] Selections: [message type=”info” show_close=”false”]Shrapnel: 2 points to win at Betfair odds (non runner) replacement is Medicinal…

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Saturday 29th December 2012

A good day today and hopefully we can follow up at Doncaster and Newbury tomorrow. [divider] [table caption=”2.25 Doncaster, Bet at bluesq.com Handicap Hurdle, (Class 2)”] Horse,Rating,Value odds Firebird Flyer, 132, 11/4 Who Owns Me, 131, 3/1 Barafundle, 130, 3/1 Sixty Something, 129, 4/1 Tornado Bob, 122, 12/1 [/table] [sc:clear] Selections: [message type=”info” show_close=”false”]Barafundle: 2…

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Friday 28th December 2012

We are going to be in action at Leopardstown tomorrow with top class racing featuring many of the top fancies for the Cheltenham festival. [divider] [table caption=”1.25 Leopardstown, woodiesdiy.com Grade 2″] [/table] [sc:clear] Selections: [message type=”info” show_close=”false”]Monksland: 2 points to win at Betfair odds[/message] Race Analysis: Zaidpour is a short priced favourite here and has…

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Boxing Day 26th December 2012

I hope all of you have had a wonderful day today and hopefully we will make it a wonderful day tomorrow by getting back on track with three selections (plus our ante post selection in the King George). We have an interest at Wetherby and in two races from Kempton all of which are on…

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Saturday 22nd December

We have selections in two races at Ascot and one from Haydock tomorrow, which are both being shown on Channel 4. Decent racing tomorrow but the testing ground at both courses will mean that stamina will be key to winning the races. [divider] [table caption=”2.00 Ascot, Long Walk Hurdle Grade 1 (Class 1)”] Horse,Rating,Value odds…

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Ante Post Selection – Champion Hurdle

Champion Hurdle Grandouet 2 points to win at 7/1 generally Darlan 2 points to win at 11/1 generally Previous winner Hurricane Fly is the favourite but he is not getting younger and has a history of medical issues.  Zarkandar beat Grandouet and Rock on Ruby last weekend and if the ground was to come up…

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Cheltenham 15th December

We have selections in two races at Cheltenham which are both being shown on Channel 4 tomorrow afternoon. Unfortunately a non-runner and a second place was the best we could do today and due to the ground I am limiting selections tomorrow.  Inish Island looked as if he was going to come through but didn’t…

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Cheltenham 14th December

We have selections in two races at Cheltenham which are both being shown on Channel 4 tomorrow afternoon. [divider] [table caption=”1.55 Cheltenham, Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase Grade 3 (Class 1)”] Horse,Rating,Value odds Quartz de Thaix,132,13/4 Bradley,131,13/4 Midnight Chase,128,4/1 Beacauseicouldntsee,122,7/1 Ballabriggs,126,8/1 Saint Are,120,8/1 Planet of Sound,120,8/1 [/table] [sc:clear] Selections: [message type=”info” show_close=”false”]Midnight Chase: 2 points to win at…

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Sunday 9th December 2012

A couple of reasonable performances but they day belonged to Hello Bud and the totally awesome Sprinter Sacre. The race at Kelso I was interested in dropped in the number of runners so I am leaving it alone but I am going for one at Cork in the 2 mile Grade 2 race. [divider] [table…

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Saturday 8th December 2012

We are back in action after my two week break, which I definitely feel the benefit of.  I looked at several races including the Tingle Creek but decided that was a race to be watched and enjoyed.  Personally I think Sanctuaire is decent value at 5/2 to beat Sprinter Sacre as he loves the course…

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