3 Festival Microsystems & Betting Angles

COURSE PREP MICROSYSTEM PUNCHESTOWN/LEOPARDSTOWN LAST TIME OUT If you had backed the 7-9yo’s who had been rested at least 3 weeks since finishing Top 2 at either Punchestown or Leopardstown last time out you would have made a profit in 9 of the last 10 years for the following results: Bets Wins WinStrike SP_PL Places[…]

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Graded race handicap runners

We all know that class tells at the Cheltenham Festival with Grade 1 races typically going to proven Grade 1 performers but how true is it if we look at the handicap races at the meeting? Well let’s have a look at how Graded form plays a part, if at all, in these type of races….[…]

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Thursday: Pertemps Hurdle Qualifiers

CHELTENHAM MEMBERS ONLY The Pertemps Handicap Hurdle Final takes place on Thursday 15th of March 2017 at the Cheltenham Festival. It is a unique handicap hurdle in that only horses who have qualified for the race are allowed to enter. There are a total of 15 qualifying races in the UK and Ireland and a horse must finish in the first six in[…]

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Sires at Cheltenham…

We’ll start the analysis with a look at the top performing sires at the Cheltenham Festival since 2004 Stallion Bets Wins WinStrike SP_PL Places PlaceStrike Presenting 195 15 8% -40.05 44 23% Kings Theatre (IRE) 157 15 10% -20.12 35 22% Robin Des Champs (FR) 43 13 30% 9.86 15 35% Oscar (IRE) 144 12[…]

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15 Fabulous Festival Facts

28 of the last 29 Arkle winners had finished top 3 in ALL their completed chase starts The last 6 winners of the Ultima Handicap Chase have all worn headgear Derek O’Connor has had 2 winners and 4 places in the NH Chase (4 miler) from 12 rides. His record in the race since 2004[…]

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Tuesday: Stats Guide

CHELTENHAM MEMBERS ONLY Every Tuesday on the run up to the Cheltenham Festival I will be producing a Stats Guide which I hope will help us in pinpointing the winners at the meeting. ——– The first Guide in this series takes a look at the 4 main Championship races run over the 4 days; The[…]

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Monday: The weekly review

CHELTENHAM MEMBERS ONLY Earliest meetings are at the bottom of the post… I’ve been reviewing the Trials meetings since Cheltenham at the end of January and stored a number of horses in my Cheltenham notebook. The list is growing weekly but these are my Top 3 Bets for the Festival (at the moment); BLACK CORTON[…]

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Betfair Chase Analysis

3.35 Ascot – Saturday 17th February TRENDS All of the last 10 winners had their last run in a Class 1 non-handicap race over 2m3f – 3 miles All of the last 10 winners had been rested at least 31 days since their last run All of the last 10 winners were rated 162+ All[…]

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Cheltenham Festival 2018 Micro Site

THE £15 CHELTENHAM SERVICE STARTS 5TH FEBRUARY  Just £15 for FULL and COMPLETE access to…. THE FESTIVAL TRENDS CHELTENHAM STATS GUIDE  featuring every race, every trend, every stat and every selection I make for this years Cheltenham Festival. CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL ANTE-POST LUCKY 15 The four horses currently on my radar for the 4 BIG Championship Races.[…]

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The Saturday 5T Race

CHELTENHAM MEMBERS ONLY The first of the six Saturday 5T races on the run up to the Cheltenham Festival comes from Sandown this weekend. Heroes Handicap Hurdle (3.00 Sandown – 3rd Feb) TRENDS (The last 10 renewals 2005-2017) All 10 winners carried under 11-00 (only Francois Doumen’s amazing stayer Baracouda carried more than 11-00 this[…]

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Back with a bang!

I have now awoken from my Winter Hibernation and I’m all set for a major assault on the Cheltenham Festival. That all begins with a trip to Cheltenham this weekend with my good friend Geegeez Matt and both our families to see what clues their Trials meeting can throw up. The SKY+ is set to record[…]

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