As well as following horses on various lists I make, noting certain races to back runners from and meticulously studying the big races I also like to use systems as part of my betting arsenal. I’m always on the lookout for an angle to exploit, whether that’s a Trainer system or a general racing system covering a[…]

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4 Races to Note

For those of you who took my advice back in May to follow all the runners that came out of the London Gold Cup Handicap you would have been backing an awful lot of winners over the last 2 months. There have been 6 individual winners who have won 9 races between them from just[…]

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6 Horses to Follow

I’ve had a lot of success over the years with my Horses to Follow Lists and this year is no exception. I published a list of 10 handicappers way back in May and although only 3 of the 9 to have run, have won, they have had 5 wins between them. As those wins have come at[…]

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The Second Half…

With the Guineas, Derby and Royal Ascot all done and dusted it’s now time to look at the second half of the Flat Season. There are still a lot of big races and Festivals to come including the King George VI at Ascot this Saturday, Glorious Goodwood next week and York’s Ebor meeting at the end of[…]

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We’ve had a lot of success with the Blog Posts analysing all of the runners in a specific race this Season so let’s try again for the July Cup with the 5T analysis… 1) TRENDS All of the last 11 winners had finished top 6 last time out 12 of the last 13 winners were[…]

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Haydock & Sandown Lucky 15

We’ve been doing fairly well with the Lucky 15’s this year and have been knocking on the door of a big win. Let’s see if these four can be the ones that finally hit the jackpot…. CORAL CHARGE – 1.50 SANDOWN I’ve been following ALPHA DELPHINI all Season and this looks a good opportunity for[…]

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The Coral Eclipse

One of the highlights of the Summer as the 3yo’s take on their elders in Group 1 company over 10 furlongs. This year we have 16 declared runners at the 5 day stage and these are my thoughts on the field… ALGOMETER – did pretty well as a 3yo finishing 2nd in the Sandown Classic[…]

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Group Race Analysis (2)

The big race on the Wednesday is the Prince of Wales Stakes. Here are my thoughts… DECORATED KNIGHT – Consistent Group 3 performer throughout his 3 and 4yo career when with Roger Varian first & then Roger Charlton but he’s taken his form to a whole new level this Season when first winning a decent[…]

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Group race analysis

GROUP 1 QUEEN ANNE STAKES (TUESDAY) The Main Trends; Every winner of this race has been aged 3-5yo (n.b. 3yo’s are no longer eligible to run) Only 2 females have ever won this race (2010 & 2016) All of the last 11 winners were rated 115+, had finished top 6 last time out, had been[…]

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The ‘Good Thing’ Accumulator

Next week at Royal Ascot there are 5 short priced favourites that have the bookies trembling in their boots. At the best prices the ‘Good Thing’ accumulator pays a tempting 19/1! With all 5 winning impressively last time out and 4 of the 5 having won at Royal Ascot last year they certainly warrant their[…]

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Royal Ascot: Watch or Wary?

The Royal Ascot types to watch out for…. 1) Horses that last ran in a Graded NH race at one of the 3 main Spring Festivals (i.e. Cheltenham, Aintree or Punchestown) 4 winners at 20/1, 12/1, 5/1 and 12/1 plus 2 places at 4/1 and 33/1 from 11 runners since 2010 (LSP +42pts) Runners finished 16820112801 2) Horses[…]

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