Friday, October 19, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bet No 34 ) Sat 20th Oct

The 2K to 10k Betting Challenge continues on Saturday at Ascot .

The Betting Bankroll stands at £2242 (+£242) ,after Different League finished disappointing 6th in the Bodicea Listed stakes at Newmarket on Saturday ,having been slowly away never getting into the contest .Looks horse to avoid in the future.

Moving on to Saturday ,we have excellent card on British Champions day at Ascot,with five championship races .

Going concentrate on the G1 Championship Sprint over six furlongs .

14 Runners declared for Championship Sprint at 2.00.Ground conditions are going to be  testing,though this still looks cracking sprint.The three main contenders are Brando,Librisa Breeze & The Tin Man .

BRANDO : 6-Y-0 Chestnut Gelding , winning 8 out 29 .Been in decent form this season ,including finishing second in both the G1 July Cup & G1 Sprint Cup at Haydock ,though only victory came in G3 Abernant Stakes at Newmarket in April .Each-way claims,though was only 6th in this race last year on simular ground .

LIBRISA BREEZE : 5-Y-0 Grey Gelding,winning 6 out 20.Goes well here at Ascot ,winning three times at the track ,including winning this race last year .Not shown much this season in four starts ,though has been unsuited by fast ground .Will be suited returning to Ascot on this testing ground .

THE TIN MAN : 6-Y-0 Bay Gelding ,winning 9 out 20 .Useful sort winning three G1 races ,including winning this race in 2016 .Also been in decent form this season winning the Sprint Cup at Haydock last time on Heavy ground .Decent record here at Ascot .Seems to handle any ground .Solid claims .

VERDICT : Last years winner LIBRISA BREEZE will need to bounce back to form ,though looks to have his ideal ground conditions for first time this season.All his best form has been   on soft ground at Ascot (112).Should also get the race run suit with plenty pace in the race.Odds around 6-1 look solid each-way value .

The Tin Man looks big danger having won three G1 races,including winning this race two years ago .Looked as good as ever when winning Sprint Cup at Haydock last month,though was only fifth in this race last year.
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LIBRISA BREEZE 2.00 ASCOT
£45.00 EACH-WAY @ 6-1 PADDY POWER 
(UNPLACED SP 11-2 LOSS £90.00 )

Friday, October 12, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bet No 33 ) Sat 13th Oct

The 2K to 10K Betting challenge continues on Saturday from Newmarket .The betting bankroll stands at £2336 (+£336) after Laurens won the Sun Chariot stakes at Newmarket last Saturday for £158.00 profit .

Hopefully we can finish the flat turf season in good style.The stakes increase to £94.00

Moving on to Saturday we have day two of Future Champions day from Newmarket ,going concentrate on one the supporting races the Bodicea Listed stakes at 4.50 .

19 runners declared for 6f Fillies & Mares listed contest on ground described as good/firm .Big field though not the strongest looking listed race .The three main contenders look to be Classical Times ,Different League & Perfection .

CLASSICAL TIMES : 4-Y-0 Bay Filly ,winning 2 out 11 .Shown progressive form this season ,including winning 6f listed race in impressive style at Haydock in May (Different League back in third .Also finished creditable third in G3 Chipchase Stakes at Newcastle in June.Solid each-way claims if fully wound up after 3 month absence .

DIFFERENT LEAGUE : 3-Y-0 Bay Filly,winning 3 out 13 .Formerly trained in France .Very useful 2-Y-0 winning her first three starts ,including winning the G3 Albany Stakes at Royal Ascot.Not won in 8 starts this season for A.P O'Brien,though has often been highly tried in G1 company,including finishing good 6th of 16 in G1 Prix De L Abbaye at Lonchamp last week .

PERFECTION : 3-Y-0 Chestnut Filly ,winning 2 out 9.Shown improved form this Autumn ,winning class 4 handicap at Yarmouth in good style in August .Also finished good 2nd of 10 in class two handicap over C&D at Newmarket last time,off mark 95 .Takes another step up in class ,though looks open to further improvement .

VERDICT : DIFFERENT LEAGUE will be difficult to beat if reproducing last weeks 2.25L sixth of 16 in G1 Prix De L Abbaye in first time blinkers.Will appreciate this big drop in class .Also will be suited by this longer trip ,having shown her best form over 6 furlongs .Odds around 7-2 look fair value
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DIFFERENT LEAGUE 4.50 NEWMARKET
£47.00 EACH-WAY @ 7-2 SKYBET .
(UNPLACED SP 3-1 LOSS £94.00 )

Friday, October 05, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bet No 32) Sat 6th Oct

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

The betting bankroll stands at £2178 (+£178) after disappointing month in September with £303 loss.0 out 6,with just three places.

Hopefull we can get back on track in October.Moving on to Saturday going concentrate on the feature race from Newmarket .

10 Runners declared for group one Sun Chariot stakes.This looks high quality mile contest for Fillies & Mares.The three main contenders are Laurens,Veracious & Wind Chimes .

LAURENS : 3-Y-0 Bay Filly,winning 6 out 9.Very useful sort,winning four G1 races,also finished second in 1000 guineas over C&D at Newmarket in May.Produced career best effort last time in Ireland,winning the G1 Matron Stakes at Leopardstown on Irish Champions weekend.Obvious claims .

VERACIOUS : 3-Y-0 Bay Filly ,winning 2 out 5 .Lightly raced sort ,twice finishing third in group one company at Royal Ascot & Glorious Goodwood earlier in the season .Made no mistake when dropped in class when winning the G3 Atlanta Stakes at Sandown .No easy task returning to group one company ,though looks open to improvement after five starts .

WIND CHIMES :3-Y-0 French Bay Filly ,winning 3 out 7 .Shown progressive form this season ,including winning G3 in good style at Deauville in August .Also finished good second in G1 Prix De Moulin at Longchamp ,behind the useful Recoletos .Top rated on official ratings,should go well .

VERDICT : LAURENS looks the class act here ,having already won four group one races.Also goes well here at Newmarket winning the fillies mile over C&D last season .Should take plenty catching from decent draw near stands rail in stall 9.Odds around 3-1 look solid value .

Wind Chimes is 4lb clear on official ratings ,after finishing excellent second in Prix De Moulin at Longchamp last time .Looks interesting contender ,though odds around 5-2 look short enough ,for horse has yet to win in group one company .
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LAURENS 3.15 NEWMARKET 
£44.00 EACH-WAY @ 3-1 BETVICTOR 
(WINNER SP 11-4 PROFIT +£158.00 )

(£2178 divided by 25 =£88.00 stake )

Sunday, September 30, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bet No 31 ) Sun 30th Sep

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Sunday fron Naas in Ireland .

The betting bankroll stands at £2193 (+£193),after really frusrating day on Friday at Newmarket,with Mrs Sippy gettting chinned on line ,after trading 1-9 in running .

The other Selection Laugh Aloud also traded short 1-7 in running having  looked allover the winner two furlongs out ,though stopped quickly in closing stages ,only finishing fourth .

Moving on to Sunday ,we have 2 mile group three contest from Naas .Not the strongest looking staying contest ,though still looks interesting race .8 runners declared for Loughbrown stakes at 2.55 on ground described as good .

The three main contenders are Twiglight Payment ,Falcon Eight & Victory Salute .

TWILIGHT PAYMENT : 5-Y-0 Bay Gelding .Consistent sort ,winning 3 out 17 .Been in fair form this season ,winning l4f listed race at Down Royal in July.Also finished creditable 2nd behind Flag Of Honour in St Leger trial at Curragh in August .Ran as well as could be expected in Irish St leger earlier this month .Will suited by this drop in class .

FALCON EIGHT : 3-Y-0 Bay Colt ,winning 2 out 2 .Lightly raced sort ,winning both starts in good style ,including winning small 11f conditions race at Killaney in August .Takes big step up in class ,though looks open to plenty improvement over this longer trip .

VICTORY SALUTE :3-Y-0 Chestnut Colt,winning 1 out 4 .Won 10f maiden at Cork in June .Also finished fair 4th in Curragh Cup & Bahrain Trophy at Newmarket .Looks open to improvement over this longer trip .Each-way claims .

VERDICT : TWILIGHT PAYMENT looks solid having been contesting most of the top staying races in Ireland this season.Will be suited by this drop in class ,having chased home the useful Flag Of Honour on his last two starts .Odds around 10-3 look fair value .

Falcon Eight is not easy to weigh up, having won two minor events in good style ,though this is big step up in class  and still has to prove himself over this 2 mile trip .Looks interesting prospect ,though odds around 2-1 look poor value .
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TWILIGHT PAYMENT 2.55 NAAS 
£44.00 EACH-WAY @ 10/3 BETVICTOR,BET365 .
(SECOND SP 5-2F LOSS £15.00 )

Thursday, September 27, 2018

2K to 10K Betting Challenge (Bets No 29 & 30 ) Fri 28th Sep

The 2K to 10K betting challenge continues on Friday ,with two interesting fillies & mares stakes races from Newmarket .

The betting bankroll stands at £2285 +(£285) stakes drop to £92.00,after Beautiful Morning could only manage fifth in the G3 Denny Cordell stakes at Gowran Park on Saturday .

September has been bit of struggle for challenge,with some disappointing results ,though hopefully we can finish the month on positive note .

Moving on to Friday,we have decent looking card from Newmarket ,with two selections .
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9 runners declared for the ROSEMARY LISTED STAKES for fillies & mares over 1 mile on ground described as good/firm (NEWMARKET 1.50 )

VERDICT : 2016 winner LAUGH ALOUD looked high class filly last season ,including winning the G3 Princess Elizabeth stakes at Epsom by 5 lenghs.Has been below par on both starts this season in G3 company,though was returning from 15 month absence.Should now be spot on for this easier contest,with quicker ground sure to suit.Odds around 4-1 look solid value .

Unforgetable Filly looks the main danger ,after bolting up by 8 lenghs in listed race at Haydock last month ,though is not the most consistent filly .Under 3lb penalty may have to settle for a place .
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9 runners declared for G3 NAYEF STAKES for fillies & mares over 1m 4f (NEWMARKET  2.25)

VERDICT : MRS SIPPY looks progressive filly, winning 12f  listed race at Longchamp in good style earlier this month,had previously finished staying on fourth in 10f group two company at Deauville in August .Looks open to further improvement over this trip.Odds around 4-1 look fair value .

Star Rock looks obvious danger ,having won twice at Rowley mile course last season .Also been in good form this season ,finishing creditable third in G2 Lillie Langtry stakes at Goodwood in August.Solid claims on that form,though all her best form has been on easier ground .
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2K TO 10K BETTING CHALLENGE SELECTIONS :

LAUGH ALOUD 1.50 NEWMARKET (FRIDAY)
£46.00 EACH-WAY @ 4-1 BET365 
(UNPLACED SP 11-4F LOSS £92.00)

MRS SIPPY 2.25 NEWMARKET (FRIDAY)
£46.00 EACH-WAY @ 4-1 BET365
(SECOND SP 11-4 LEVEL )
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Betting bank £2285 Divided by 25 =£92.00 stake .