Weekend Reviews

  4 SELECTIONS: 1 Winner 5/2, 2 x NR, 1 LOSER +1.5PTS A review of the weekends racing with the Cheltenham Festival in mind plus a weekly Ante-Post recommendation for the weekend’s best performer.. KEMPTON (23RD FEBRUARY) & FONTWELL (24TH FEBRUARY) This years Grade 2 National Spirit Hurdle was a very strange race with the three[…]

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3 Overlooked Cheltenham Gold Cup Contenders

Cheltenham Gold Cup” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by Carine06 The Cheltenham Gold Cup picture is starting to take shape and some of the established staying chasers have somewhat fallen by the wayside over the key festive period, but others have made ground in recent weeks as we approach the Festival. As the blue riband steeplechase in the British Isles[…]

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FREE Horses to Follow From Cheltenham 2018

HORSES FROM THE CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL 2018 Load them into your tracker or get email notification from Festival Trends whenever they run PLUS the opportunity to purchase Shares in the Horses From Cheltenham Betting Scheme IV http://festivaltrends.co.uk/amember/signup Or copy the 49 horses from below.…… ACEY MILAN A GREAT VIEW ALTIOR BACARDY’S BENATAR BENIE DES DIEUX BLACK[…]

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An introduction to Lucky 15 betting

One of the most asked questions from newcomers surrounding betting on horse racing concerns the Lucky 15 bet and what it is. It can be perceived as being extremely hard to fathom for beginners but it’s far from the case once you understand the ins and outs. For the more experienced punter, Lucky 15’s have become a cornerstone[…]

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London Gold Cup

It’s that time of year again when I extol the virtues of the London Gold Cup Handicap and why it’s the easiest way to find winners on the flat. I always pay attention to this race and have had a lot of success backing horses that run again from this 3yo handicap. Only 11 horses go to[…]

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10 to Follow (Flat)

We’ve had a lot of success over the years with the 10 to Follow lists, both over Jumps and on the Flat, and with the Flat Season just about ready to hit full stride I thought it was about time I published the latest group of horses I’m hoping will pay their way over the coming Season. The list[…]

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Newmarket Craven Meeting

The three Aintree Posts I did a couple of weeks ago proved highly popular and also very profitable with the Tizzard System winning 3.5pts, The Uttoxeter system winning +3.25pts (two places at 25/1), both horses I highlighted from last years meeting winning at 5/2 and 14/1  and all 6 Nicholls handicappers finishing out of the[…]

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HIGHWAY 50

Following yet another highly profitable Route 66 Service for Cheltenham I have once again been inundated by requests for a similar service on the Flat. Although the flat doesn’t have a similar Festival that provides an end of Season target it does have a mid-Season Festival that attracts the very best of European and, increasingly, the world’s[…]

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The Diet of a Thoroughbred

You’ve probably heard the expression “you are what you eat” and for horses this is definitely true and even more so for thoroughbred racehorses. You’ll probably be quite surprised to hear then that the diet of most horses doesn’t differ too much from that of a champion race horse, but there are a few subtle[…]

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The 2018 Lincoln

The Flat season officially begins on Saturday (Yay!) with the Lincoln Handicap. Traditionally a big betting race with some strong trends associated with it, the typical Lincoln winner looks a little like this…. TRENDS (since track renovation 2008 – 2017) Every winner this century was aged 4-6yo All of the last 10 winners had their last UK[…]

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2yo Eyecatchers Betting Shares Offer

The Route 66 Cheltenham Service had another fantastic Festival with 33/1 and 25/1 winners on the last day being the highlight of the meeting but it was the Betting Share Offer than ran in conjunction with that service that had everyone talking. It was something new that I trialed over the Winter whereby I sold[…]

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Imperial Cup – 5T Analysis

TRENDS All of the last 12 winners were rated under 136 All of the last 12 winners had won a maximum of 2 hurdle races All of the last 12 winners had raced at least twice that Season 11 of the last 12 winners carried less than 11-00 (All 11-02 or less) 11 of the[…]

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Wednesday: Ante-Post Corner

CHELTENHAM MEMBERS ONLY SPECIAL OFFER: If any of the Lucky 15 bets below contain 4 winners out of 4 selections (or all 4 placed in Gary’s /£million Lucky 15) I will refund EVERY Member their subscription fee. And you can keep the £25 Festival Trends Voucher! The £1 million LUCKY 15 As always when doing[…]

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Emerging Trends…

One of the interesting aspects of Trends Betting is how they can change over the years as trainers adopt new training techniques, the betting market adapts to certain trends and, most notably at the big Festivals like Cheltenham, the class of runner improves. This means we always have to be on the look out for[…]

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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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