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Coneygree Has The Form And Class To Win The Punchestown Gold Cup

Gold Cup

Coneygree has been backed to win the Punchestown Gold Cup despite not running since November and only racing twice since winning the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 2015. The horse is a relentless jumper and galloper and can beat Sizing John and Djakadam to win the Punchestown version of the Gold Cup. Sizing John won the Blue Riband of chasing at …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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Hi all, As I mentioned in the last column we saw some excellent horse racing at Newmarket and Newbury and it’s the first week of the new flat season where I had a decent number of horses for you to put into your trackers with future races in mind. Before looking at this week’s horses for your notebooks I will …

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Henri Parry Morgan Is Weighted To Win The Scottish Grand National

Paul Nicholls and Nicky Henderson have both declared three runners for the Scottish Grand National, a race that could still be pivotal in the outcome of the trainer’s championship which lies between them. However, Henri Parry Morgan could be a blot on the handicap and looks a massive price to win Scotland’s most prestigious jumps race at Ayr this Saturday. …

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Making Profit from Horses after Long Lay-Offs

Flat Racing

With the Flat racing season about to get underway in earnest, punters are scratching their heads trying to figure out ways to bash the bookies. The problem with the start of any season is that you’re struggling to find trends as there is no recent form to go on. One way to circumnavigate this issue is to discover if there …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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Hi all, Tuesday sees the start of Newmarket’s three-day Craven Meeting and on Friday Newbury gets in on the act with the two-day Greenham Meeting. There should be plenty of classic clues on show but more importantly, both meetings will offer plenty of horses for your notebooks. This is the week when the flat season really kicks into gear and …

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Our Duke Can Be One For The Favourite Backers In the Irish National

Gordon Elliott or less likely Willie Mullins will win the Irish Jumps Trainer’s Championships but neither has won the Irish Grand National. That situation might not change on Easter Monday when the 2017 renewal takes place at Fairyhouse. The race moves with the Easter celebration and always takes place on the Monday of the holiday long weekend. There will be …

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Coneygree Can End Season on a High in Punchestown Gold Cup

Former Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree has had a racecourse gallop at Ffos Las in preparation for a run in the Punchestown Gold Cup later this month in Ireland. Mark Bradstock’s runner missed the Cheltenham Festival with a setback, but connections are delighted with the work he did at the Welsh track in his public exercise earlier this week. Coneygree’s return to action …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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Morning all, Arthur Takes the High Road to National Glory Well, last week I gave you my five horse strong shortlist for horse racing’s greatest contest the Aintree Grand National and fortunately the winner One for Arthur was on it. This is what I wrote about the Lucinda Russell trained 8 year old back in January in this column. “There …

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The Winner of The Grand National Will Be…

Grand National

With the Aintree Festival starting tomorrow, and the Grand National taking place on Saturday, it’s the beginning of what’s going to be three days of awesome racing. And at the Race Advisor, we are pretty dang excited! We’re about to witness some of the most thrilling racing of the year and, to make it even better, we’ve… Spent nearly 200 …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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Tudhope Takes Brave Route For Lincoln Win Bravery, an Aiden O’Brien cast off, won first big handicap of the new flat horse racing season to give trainer David O’Meara a first win in this historic handicap. Jockey Danny Tudhope had realised that there was a draw bias at Doncaster and switched the horse from stand side draw over to the …

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Top Notch Tonto Can Deliver In The Lincoln

In 2014 Top Notch Tonto finished 8 lengths behind Olympic Glory off level weights in the Group 1 Lockinge Stakes. The horse has won at Group 3 level in the past so is undoubtedly a Group horse running in a handicap in the Lincoln at Doncaster on Saturday. The race is the first of 33 Heritage Handicaps during the turf …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Morning all, As I mentioned last week I thought I would share with you an interesting micro angle to get you prepared for the start of the 2017 horse racing flat season at Doncaster this Saturday. Whilst on the subject of the start of the flat turf season I will at the end of this, shorter than normal, column take …

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Level Stake Betting on Heritage Handicaps

Backing the starting price favourites from August to November in Heritage Handicaps up to one mile in distance over the last three years produced an 88.10% return on investment. That is valuable information as we embark on the turf Flat season and the first race of this nature, the Lincoln at Doncaster. Today, we’re looking at 100 such contests and the outcome …

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Long River The Pick In The Dubai World Cup Place Market

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Arrogate will become the world record prize money holder if winning the Dubai World Cup at Meydan on Saturday. Nothing is certain in racing as we know with Douvan at Cheltenham but odds of 1/3 do not reflect the dominance and advantage in the ratings held by the favourite. Arrogate can deliver for the money buyers and short priced operators …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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Morning all, Well, that’s it for another year as horse racing’s eagerly awaited Cheltenham Festival passes all too quickly into history. How was it for you? It’s wasn’t a great festival for most punters and like many I had a forgettable weeks betting. Granted it could have been worse and at least we have the start of the flat to …

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Gevrey Chambertin Can Win Another Midlands Grand National For David Pipe

The Midlands Grand National is a competitive handicap chase with a decent prize fund in its own right and not just an afterthought to the Cheltenham Festival. In Gevrey Chambertin there is a horse who can play up winnings from the jumps meeting that matters most or recoup some losses after the bookies benefit of Gold Cup day. Gevrey Chambertin …

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Take Native River To Outstay His Rivals In Open Gold Cup

Thistlecrack’s absence means this year’s Cheltenham Gold Cup is one of the most open contests in some time. Not only that, but it is also a great opportunity for one of the younger runners in the race to really establish itself as a new star in the sport. Native River is a horse who fits the profile for success in this …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

horse racing

Morning all, By the time you read this the 2017 Cheltenham Festival will be underway. Well all my Cheltenham form study has been done and now it’s just a case of waiting for the race declarations to come and keeping an eye on the weather. It looks like most of the week will be dry although there seems some uncertainty …

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Short Priced Favourites at the Cheltenham Festival

Ten Year Trends The Cheltenham Festival brings together the best horses from Britain and Ireland and in terms of betting is one of the most competitive meetings of the season. Five days ahead of the 2017 showpiece only Altior (Arkle Chase) and Douvan (Champion Chase) were quoted at Even money or shorter but once running plans are confirmed Unowhatimeanharry, Limini …

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William H Bonney Can Win The Imperial Cup

It’s the calm before the storm, the starter before the main course, the race that precedes the Lord Mayor’s Show. But the Imperial Cup at Sandown carries a decent prize and an opportunity for horses not suited to Cheltenham to win a lucrative handicap hurdle. Golden Spear was the favourite for Saturday’s race and has an entry in the County …

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