Friday, September 21, 2018

2K to 10k Betting Challenge (Bet No 28 ) Sat 22nd Sep

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Saturday from Ireland at Gowran Park .

The betting bankroll has dropped to £2381 (+£381) after Making Light finished unplaced in Boomerang Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday,looking unsuited by very quick ground.The stakes drop down to £96.00 .

Moving on to Saturday going concentrate on the feature race from Gowran Park .11 runners declared for group three Denny Cordell 9.5F Fillies Stakes on ground described as heavy .

The three main conteders look to be Beautiful Morning , Hence & Ship Of Dreams .


BEAUTIFUL MORNING : 5-Y-0 Bay mare,winning 3 out 14.Useful mare on her day, especially with plenty give in the ground,including winning the group three Royal Whip Stakes at Curragh in August.Slightly disappointing last time,when finishing sixth of 9 in G2 Blandford Stakes on Irish Champions weekend .Will be suited returning to group three company on testing ground .

HENCE : 3-Y-0 Chestnut filly ,winning 1 out 17 .Consistent sort, though only victory came in 1 mile handicap at Curragh in May ,off mark 95 .No show in 7f Sceptre Stakes at Doncaster last week ,though did finish creditable third in 9f Snow Fairy stakes earlier this month.Place claims ,though not easy to win with .

SHIP OF DREAMS : 3-Y-0 Bay filly,winning 1 out 12.Only victory coming in 7f maiden at Dundalk in January.Been consistent on turf  this season without winning,including a career best effort last time,finishing close second in 9f listed race at Listowel.Each-way claims,though will need further improvement to land group three contest .

VERDICT : Not the strongest looking group three contest.BEAUTIFUL MORNING should go well ,the only group three winner in the race.Also all her three victories have come with plenty give in the ground .Has to defy 3lb penalty,though looks the class act in the race .Odds around 6-1 look solid each-way value .
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BEAUTIFUL MORNING 2.35 GOWRAN PARK
£48.00 EACH-WAY @ 6-1 PADDY POWER

Friday, September 14, 2018

2K to 10k Betting Challenge (Bet No 27 ) Sat 15th Sep

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Saturday from Leopardstown . 

The Betting Bankroll stands at £2481 ,after Sheikhzayedroad finished third in Doncaster Cup.Never really threatening in closing stages ,though did hang on for third ,for money back .

Moving on to Saturday,going concentrate the G2 Boomerang Stakes at Leopardstown .

9 runners declared for 1 mile group two contest on ground described as good/firm .This looks quite competitive on official ratings.The three main contenders look to be Pincheck , Making Light & I Can Fly .

PINCHECK : 4-Y-0 Bay Gelding ,winning 4 out 14 .Consistent sort ,been in good form this season ,including winning the (G3) Desmond Stakes over C&D at Leopardstown last month .Has bit to find with Making Light on previous form ,though goes well here at Leopardstown .Each-way claims .

MAKING LIGHT :4-Y-0 Bay Filly ,winning 5 out 11 on turf .Decent filly,winning twice this season ,including winning the G3 Park Express Stakes at Naas in March .Also won the Platinum Listed Stakes in impressive style at Cork last time .Top rated on official ratings (112) Solid claims .

I CAN FLY : 3-Y-0 Bay Filly ,winning 2 out 8 .Not the most consistent sort ,though has been highly tried this season in G1 company .Returned to winning form in August, winning 1 mile listed race at Killaney in good style ,though was slightly disappointing in G3 company last time.Should be thereabouts .

VERDICT : MAKING LIGHT stands out after beating two subsequent winners easily at Cork last time  .Has decent record here at Leopardstown winning 2 out 3 .Odds around 4-1 look decent each-way value .
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MAKING LIGHT 6.00 LEOPARDSTOWN 
£50 EACH-WAY @ 4-1 BET365*
(UNPLACED SP 11-4 LOSS £100.00)

Thursday, September 13, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge( Bet No 26 ) Fri 14th Sep

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Friday,with day three of the St Leger Festival from Doncaster .

The betting bankroll stands at £2481 (+£481) stakes remain at £100.00 .

Moving on to Friday,going concentrate on the feature race from Doncaster . 

8 Runners declared for G2 Doncaster cup over 2 miles 2f on ground described as good .Not the strongest  group two staying contest,though still looks intresting race .The three main contenders are Algometer ,Sheikhzayedroad & Thomas Hobson . 

ALGOMETER : 5-Y-0 Grey entire ,winning 3 out 14 .Last victory coming in the 11f  (G3) Legacy Cup stakes at Newbury in September 2016 .Not shown much this season in the UK ,though did finish creditable second in (G2) Prix Maurice De Nieuil over 1M 6F at Longchamp in July .Top rated on official BHA ratings 112 ,though unproven over this marathon trip .

SHEIKHZAYEDROAD :9-Y-0 Bay gelding ,winning 11 out 47 .Not won since winning G2 Champions Long Distance cup at Ascot in October 2016 .However has decent record here at Doncaster 2 out 3 ,including winning this race over in 2016 ,also finished creditable third in the race last year .Had some fair form earlier in the season ,finishing second in (G2) Dubai Gold Cup at Meydan .Will be suited returning to Doncaster over this Marathon trip .

THOMAS HOBSON : 8-Y-0 Bay gelding ,winning 5 out 14 on flat turf .Had some useful form last season ,including winning Ascot Stakes by 6L at Royal Ascot,off mark 100 .Also finished good second in this race last year .Not shown much this season in two starts ,including when well beaten favourite in Alexander Stakes at Royal Ascot .Should improve for first two starts this season.Solid claims on last seasons form.

VERDICT : Thomas Hobson will be popular with Ryan Moore back in saddle ,having finishing creditable second in this race last year ,though needs to step forward after two mediocre efforts this season.Respected on last seasons form ,though odds around 15-8 look no great value .

2016 Winner SHEIKHZAYEDROAD looks solid,having gone well in this race for last two years.Ran as well as could be expected in G1 Ascot Gold Cup back in June .Had previously shown some fair form ,finishing second to Vazirabad in course record time in G2 Dubai Gold Cup at Meydan in March .Looks to have been primed for this race once again .Odds around 4-1 look fair each-way value. 
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SHEIKHZAYEDROAD 3.35 DONCASTER 
£50.00 EACH-WAY @ 4-1 BETVICTOR*
(THIRD SP 5-1 PROFIT/LOSS (LEVEL )

Friday, August 24, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bet No 25 ) Sat 25th Aug

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Saturday at York.

The betting bankroll stands at £2486.00 (+486.00) the stakes drop to £100.00,after Librisa Breeze finished unplaced in Hungerford stakes at Newbury last Saturday .

Moving on to Saturday we have plenty top quality racing ,though going concentrate on the opening race form York .

9 runners declared for the group three Strensall stakes over 9 furlongs ,on ground described as good/firm .The three main contenders look to be Lord Glitters , Mustashry & Seniority.

LORD GLITTERS : 5-Y-0 Grey Gelding ,winning 5 out 16 .Shown improved form this season without winning ,including finishing second in group one Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot .Also finished creditable third in Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood last time .Will be suited dropping down in class ,though all winning form on easier ground .

MUSTASHRY : 5-Y-0 Bay Gelding ,winning 5 out 12,including winning this race last year .Looks progressive sort,made winning reapperance in July, landing the Gala Stakes at Sandown beating Spark Plug .Looks open to further improvement this season .Solid claims .

SENIORITY : 4-Y-0 Chestnut gelding ,winning 5 out 12 .Been in good form this season ,winning three times ,including winning the Golden Mile at Glorious Goodwood last time ,off mark 98 .Takes step up in class ,though looks improving sort .Each-way claims .

VERDICT : Lord Glitters will be popular ,having been placed in group one company this season ,though has always looked better horse on softer ground .Still has to be respected ,though odds around 15-8 look short enough .

Last years winner MUSTASHRY should go well after winning listed contest at Sandown on seasonal reapperance .Has decent record here at, York .Odds around 4-1 look solid each-way value, for inform Sir Michael Stoute stable.
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MUSTASHRY 1.50 YORK 
£50.00 EACH-WAY @ 4-1 PADDY POWER & BETFAIRSPORTSBOOK
(SECOND SP 9-2 LOSS £5.00 )

Friday, August 17, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bet No 24 ) Sat 18th Aug

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Saturday at Newbury .

The betting bankroll now stands at £2590 .The stakes now increase to £104.00 ,after Chain Of Daisies won the Upavon Listed stakes at Salisbury on Wednesday in great style.Landing massive gamble 9-2 into 7-4 ,for nice £254.00 profit.

Moving on to Saturday ,going concentrate on the feature race from Newwbury .

8 runners declared for the 7f Hungerford stakes on ground described as good (g/s) places .This looks good quality group two contest .The three main contenders look to be Sir Dancelot , Librisa Breeze & Gustav Klimit .

SIR DANCELOT : 4-Y-0 Bay Gelding,winning 7 out 24.Been in excellent form this season ,winning three times,including winning the G2 Lennox Stakes at Glorious Goodwood last time .Only fifth in this race last year,and has 3lb group two penalty,though can't be ruled out on this seasons form.

LIBRISA BREEZE : 6-Y-0 Grey Gelding ,winning 6 out 19 .Useful sort with cut in the ground ,including winning the G1 Champions Sprint at Ascot last October.Also finished creditable second in this race last year.Looks to be returning to form,after finishing staying on 4th of 20 in G1 Prix Maurice De Gheest at Deauville earlier this month .Will be suited by this drop class solid claims .

GUSTAV KLIMIT : 3-Y-0 Bay colt,winning 3 out 9 .Has shown some good form this season without winning ,including finishing second in G1 St James Palace Stakes at Royal Ascot.Also finished 2L fourth in Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood .The drop in class and return to 7f should suit ,though the form of A .P O Brien stable has to be concern .

VERDICT : LIBRISA BREEZE the only group one winner in the race, looks to be returning to peak form,after finishing creditable fourth in highly competitive group one contest last time.Though his best form has been at Ascot ,did finish good second in this race last year.Odds around 7-2 look solid each-way value .

Gustav Klimit looks obvious danger on pick this seasons G1 form ,though his only victory   came in listed company .The O'Brien stable still look to be struggling for winners, following a virus going through the stable .
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LIBRISA BREEZE 3.40 NEWBURY 
£52.00 EACH-WAY @ 7-2 BETVICTOR .SKYBET
(UNPLACED SP 3-1 LOSS £104.00 )