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 .
(UNPLACED SP 3-1 LOSS £104.00 )


  1. Given a share on social media. All the best, Jerry.

    1. Thanks Jason,ran an absolute shocker.Beaten after 2 furlongs, couldn't get any cover and pulled too hard.Back to drawing board.