General Sports and Horseracing Tips Jan 2017

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  1. Kevski111 says:

    Ooooh Boots and Spurs beaten by a nostril hair, would have been off the the Bahamas if it had won, will have to settle for Skegness :) Anything else now a bonus.

  2. Mike N says:

    Nice one Kev

  3. marko says:

    Unlucky Kev , plenty of close finishes today, my non runners are consistent this week

  4. Mike N says:

    Were you on each way Kev?

  5. Mike N says:

    Worried about the Somehow gamble. You could be quids in marko ;)

  6. Mike N says:

    Get in Rib!

  7. marko says:

    WD Mike the formbook worked out well there

  8. Mike N says:

    Ta marko.

    We saw the Queen Anne winner there I reckon.

  9. Kevski111 says:

    Yes Mike was on e/w, well done on Rib. Had a bit on Troopers Gold at Donny tonight.

  10. Mike N says:

    Big Orange 2-1 looks banker material at Sandown on Thursday.

  11. Mike N says:

    Mike N says:
    May 18, 2017 at 9:24 am
    Cracksman not running today. I’m actually glad. Dante and Derby too close this year. Means both my Derby picks (Cracksman and Eminent) go to Breakfast With The Stars for a warmup.
    ———————————————————————
    update from the event this morning…

    John Gosden was bullish about Cracksman’s Derby prospects after the unbeaten son of Frankel was put through his paces at Breakfast With The Stars at Epsom on Tuesday morning.
    Cracksman, who galloped with stablemate Pealer, bypassed the Dante Stakes at York last week but was cut for the Derby after Permian’s victory provided a boost to his form, and is now no bigger than 5-1.
    Cracksman narrowly beat Permian on his reappearance in the Epsom Derby Trial, and Gosden reports that his twice-raced colt has improved since.

    “He’s come on a lot. I’m happy with him this morning and he’s full of himself in the stable yard,” Gosden said. “We didn’t supplement him for fun in April. The mile and a half will be right up his alley.”

    Cracksman is owned by Anthony Oppenheimer, whose colours were carried to success by Golden Horn in 2015. Cracksman, like Golden Horn, will be ridden by Frankie Dettori.
    Following the work Dettori said: “It was routine stuff but it all went well. The ground was on the slow side of good.”

    Gosden also confirmed Cheshire Oaks winner Enable and Coronet, a staying-on third in the Group 1 Prix Saint-Alary at Deauville, will represent him in the Oaks. Musidora winner Shutter Speed will head to France for the Prix de Diane.

    There was another son of Frankel in action at Epsom on Tuesday in the shape of Craven Stakes winner Eminent, who failed to meet expectations when only sixth in the 2,000 Guineas on his latest start.
    However, trainer Martyn Meade is confident his stable star can bounce back in style at Epsom, with the significant step up in trip cited as a positive.

    “I was absolutely thrilled – it couldn’t have gone any better,” Meade said after the gallop. “It didn’t go according to plan in the Guineas. I think this is his distance.”

    Eminent was partnered by champion jockey Jim Crowley, who was impressed by the horse’s demeanour.
    Crowley said: “If you asked me to pick a ride in the race I’d choose him. He was really relaxed this morning, which bodes well for the big day.”

  12. Kevski111 says:

    Hoping for Bassino to produce a shock in the 17:20 Brighton, 33/1.

  13. Mike N says:

    Gone for Washington DC 6-1 ew in the Temple Stakes.

  14. Kevski111 says:

    Miss Mo Brown Bear, 7:10 Kempton, Hannons only runner. Entered for some juicy races later in the year so must have shown something at home.

  15. Kevski111 says:

    Minty Jones in the last at Catterick, dreadful horse, dreadful race, great price :)

  16. Mike N says:

    Get in Big Orange!

  17. National Punter says:

    Hi all,

    Just a little double for me
    Washington DC in 405 at haydock doubled with Kelly brook to beat Errol spence tomorrow night

  18. Mike N says:

    Tomorrow’s picks…

    2.40 Harrison ew, Dal Harraild ew
    3.10 Horroob ew
    3.30 Harry Angel
    3.50 East Street Revue ew 5 places
    4.05 Washington DC 6-1 ew

  19. marko says:

    my picks for today in an ew trixie

    2.40Y Alyssa 9/1 ew
    3.50Y Caspian Prince 22/1 (5pl)
    4.35H Go on go on 7/1

    Good luck all

  20. Mike N says:

    Added Yorkidding ew

  21. Mike N says:

    Get in York!

  22. marko says:

    WD Mike,.

  23. Mike N says:

    Ta marko*

  24. marko says:

    I have Yorkidding 11/2 R4 in my free skybet ew trixie i took 3 of kingscotes seeing he had a treble yesterday

  25. Mike N says:

    Get in Dal!

  26. marko says:

    WD again Mike

  27. Mike N says:

    Cheers. Nice start. :)

  28. marko says:

    Get in Rus thats 2 out of 2 for Kingscote

  29. Mike N says:

    Jason Weaver having a shocker today with his tips hope he don’t pick any of mine. ;)

  30. Mike N says:

    Whose the 3rd one marko in the Kingscote trixie

  31. marko says:

    Kachy , Mike

  32. Mike N says:

    Hopefully he wins if Washington don’t marko.

  33. marko says:

    Cheers Mike :)

  34. Mike N says:

    get in Harry!

  35. marko says:

    WD Mike, harry looks very decent

  36. Mike N says:

    sure does, just took the 5-1 ew for the commonwealth cup before it disappears.

  37. Mike N says:

    Not happy with the rain at York. hope it aint got in the ground.

  38. Mike N says:

    it did

  39. marko says:

    Oh well the usual result 2 out of 3 , there.s always one that lets you down

  40. Kevski111 says:

    Welluptoscratch 2:55 Fontwell today for me :)

  41. mike campo says:

    Hi Team.
    I’ve being keeping my powder dry since the Guineas but have gone in quite heavily AP on Jack Hobbs & Limato, risking ground conditions, well being and possible defections in pursuit of a little AP value, which is quite hard to find these days.
    Limato
    Diamond Jubilee – 5/1 EW ( Generally available this morning )
    July Cup – 11/2 EW, 1/4 odds, Bet 365
    Both races targeted according to Candy after getting stuck in the mud at Meaden in March.

    Jack Hobbs
    Hardwick Stakes – 4/1 EW, 1/5 odds, PaddyPower
    King George ( 29th July ) – 9/2, EW 1/5 th odds, Hills, S James.
    Arc de Triomphe – 12/1 EW, 1/5 odds, Hills
    Targeted races according to Gosden. Has changed his mind in the past but logical targets if keeping to his favoured 1 1/2 mile distance.

    Also have numerous EW doubles with Limato & Jack Hobbs across these races.

    Backed Cracksman EW, 8/1 for the Derby and lost my Crystal Ocean EW bet at 33/1.
    Well done to all recent winners and posters for keeping our Blog active through the summer, flat racing season.

  42. mike campo says:

    Sorry….. Meydan. not Meaden !

  43. Kevski111 says:

    I must be a sucker for punishment, Minty Jones again 2nd race at Beverley…40/1 5 lbs out of handicap. I know the trainer is up to something with this horse so gotta keep backing it!!

  44. marko says:

    Taken Hawkbill 10/1 in the coronation cup on friday any rain will be more helpfull

  45. marko says:

    my picks for tomorrow in various multiples

    2.35 Sixties groove 7/1(4pl)
    3.10 Hawkbill 10/1 / Prize Money 16/1
    3.45 Imshivalla 14/1 (4pl)
    4.30 Natavia 12/1 / Horseplay 18/1

    Good luck all

  46. Mike N says:

    today’s picks…

    2.35 GK Chesterton ew
    3.10 Highland Reel, coverbet 2 places
    3.45 Brorocco ew
    4.30 Enable 12-1 AP ew, Coronet 10-1 AP ew

    Will catch up on the racing when I’m back in time for the Oaks.

  47. marko says:

    WD Mike , terrible ride from sixties groove

  48. Mike N says:

    Get in Chesterton get in Highland!!
    Just bin catching up. Ta marko.

  49. Mike N says:

    Get iñnn!

  50. Mike N says:

    A lovely treble. These things don’t usually last but i’ve having a good time on the flat so far. :)

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