All posts tagged "Articles"

  • Re: my email this morning

    Lots of good feedback from my email this morning. It seems the majority of readers are taking the long term approach which is good to see. I wanted to share an email I received from Sheila as...

    • Posted March 30, 2017
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  • “Great start, completely outclassed, useless tip”

    Some punters’ expectations still astound me. Earlier this week a new subscriber called Alex – I won’t embarrass  him/her by revealing the full name – sent me the following email after just one tip… “Great start, completely...

    • Posted March 30, 2017
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  • 5 ways to identify early flat season winners…

    Trying to find winners in early season 2yo races is a bit of a minefield. But I came across a forum post the other day that identified 5 criteria that can point to winners. Here goes… 1....

    • Posted March 30, 2017
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  • This trainer angle has a 179% ROI

    We all know that trainers are creatures of habit. If they find something that works they will do it year after year. As I’m sure you’re aware the flat season officially starts this Saturday with the 2...

    • Posted March 29, 2017
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  • Another jockey lets the punters down…

    I don’t know if you saw the 6.15 at Wolverhampton today. But it was another case of a jockey letting the punting public down. Kieran O’Neill was the lad in question and he was riding the 2/7F...

    • Posted March 25, 2017
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  • This doesn’t sit right with me…

    So yesterday Jonathan Moore was taken to task for his excessive use of the whip when bringing home Bigbadjohn to win the Sodexo Reynoldstown Novices’ Chase at Ascot. According to the Steward’s enquiry… “They found him in...

    • Posted February 19, 2017
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  • This trainer angle has a 71.7% ROI

    Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Ken Slack and how he’s a trainer worth following. (Over 80 points backing his horses blind since he began training a couple of years ago.) In the piece I...

    • Posted February 18, 2017
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  • Over 80 points profit following this trainer blind

    I don’t know if you read the Racing Post Weekender, but there’s an interesting article in this week’s paper. It was a piece on the trainer Ken Slack. Apparently he likes to do things a little differently...

    • Posted February 16, 2017
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  • Was this race suspicious?

    I’ve always wondered just how much funny business goes on in the racing game. I’m not naive enough to think that every horse is going for the win in every race. But when you spot a race...

    • Posted February 15, 2017
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  • Is Ruby worse than the others? (the stats are in…)

    A couple of weeks ago I wrote an email lamenting Ruby Walsh’s propensity for falling at the last. It’s a debate that rages amongst punters and Kevin Blake has actually written a piece for At The Races...

    • Posted February 14, 2017
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