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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Morning all, This week’s and next week’s column are slightly different to normal as I will be taking a few days of this week and next week I will be doing an in-depth analysis of the Cheltenham Festival which is now just three weeks away. Where has this winter jumps season gone? In this week’s column looking at horse racing …

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Dark Horses

One of the best ways to find winners is to track horses. You used to be able to purchase a ‘dark horses’ book once a year, it’s pages contained the horses which had been tracked over the last year and were worthy of following in the coming year. At the Race Advisor, we call these horses ‘EyeCatchers’ because they’ve caught …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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Good morning all, In this week’s column looking at horse racing eyecatchers, you will find the following: • My performances of the weekend; • Last week’s horses for your tracker; • A look ahead to Saturday’s big handicap the Betfair Hurdle at Newbury and a 16/1 shot that can go well for his small stable. With Monday’s news that Faugheen …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Hi all, This week’s column you will find the following: • The best performances from the weekend’s horse racing; • The third part of my Cheltenham Festival Briefing, looking at the Albert Bartlett Novice Hurdle picture; • My Cheltenham Festival ante-post betting portfolio; • This week’s horses for your notebooks. • The horse that I think is handicapped to go …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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This week’s column contains the following: • The best equine and human performances from the weekend’s horse racing; • The second part of my Cheltenham Festival Briefing, looking at the Neptune Novice Hurdle picture, with a 20/1 shot looking a bit of each way value; • A brief look ahead to Thursday’s Thyestes Handicap Chase at Gowran Park and some …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Arthur Races into National Picture at Warwick There was some good horse racing last Saturday, with the highlight for me being the win of the Lucinda Russell-trained One For Arthur in the Betfred Classic Handicap Chase at Warwick. The race over 3m 5f is a definite test of stamina but even more so when the ground is as soft as …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Last week I mentioned that I would be beginning a series examining the state of the ante-post market for the main non-handicap races at the Cheltenham Festival. Well, today I will be taking a look at the Skybet Supreme Novices Hurdle which gets the meeting underway on Tuesday. But first, let’s start by looking back at last week horse racing …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Eyecatcher Winners Bring Plenty of Christmas Cheer Well, I hope you had an enjoyable Christmas & New Year break and it was a profitable one from a betting perspective given the amount of top class horse racing action that was on last week. In last week’s column I tipped up Native River as the likely winner of the Coral Welsh Grand …

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We’ve Got Your Back (You Wanna Read This Before Racing Begins!)

It can be a lonely road to betting profits. There’s nothing better than solving the puzzle of horse racing betting. But not everybody gets it. Which is totally fine. And that’s why I want to let you know that you aren’t alone on your journey. You’re a part of the Race Advisor family, and we do everything in our power …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Well I hope you enjoyed a good Christmas Day and also the veritable feast of top class horse racing on Boxing Day. As I mentioned last week it’s a different column this week, as I take a look at the days big betting race the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow. Coral Welsh Grand National Preview A handicap chase to …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Last week’s horse racing kind of passed me by as I was down with the winter ‘vomiting’ virus that has been in the news for last few weeks. I have to say it’s the first time I have suffered from a virus like that one and I hope it’s a long time before I do again. Well, at least I …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Another weekend of high quality horse racing with Cheltenham’s two day International Meeting providing most of it. A slightly different look to this week’s column, as I will start by looking at those running at the weekend that should be noted for some big races later in the season including a 25/1 ante post selection for the Mares Hurdle at …

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Weekly Eye-Catchers – Horse Racing

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The top jumps horse racing just continues to deliver, after last weekend’s Hennessey Gold Cup and this weekend we a thrilling renewal of the Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown and at Aintree we saw a return to racing over the Grand National fences. Before looking at this week’s horses for your trackers here is my usual take on the weekend’s …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Another fantastic weekend of horse racing is over after the Bet365 Festival at Newbury on Friday and Saturday, culminating in the latest renewal of that great Handicap Chase the Hennessey Gold Cup. Before looking at this week’s eyecatchers I will take a brief look at the weekend’s action from Newbury and two of the best performances. River Flows to Hennessey …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Cheltenham Says Farewell to Sprinter Sacre Not sure whether it’s the big fields or the arrival of the rain but the jumps horse racing over the weekend was excellent and really got the juices following for the coming winter months. It’s been a very quiet period for the jumps eyecatchers so far, mainly due to the small fields, but the …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Best Wishes to Freddie Tylicki In the last week, horse racing has been in the news for the wrong reasons. Firstly, jockey Freddie Tylicki was involved in a shocking looking four horse pile up at Kempton on Monday 31st October. That incident has left the jockey paralysed from the waist down which is heartbreaking for both him and his family. …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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When Will the Rains Come? It was the weekend when the horse racing focus changed from the flat to the National hunt winter season. There was an excellent card at Ascot and at Wetherby we had Charlie Hall Day, with that race providing Cue Card with his seasonal reappearance. This weekend’s racing was run on good ground and indeed at …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Horse Racing’s Flat Season Staggers to A Finish! Well, the flat turf season continues to stagger on until its final finish at Doncaster in less than two weeks. I think Racing Post Trophy Day at Doncaster should be in the end of the season. I know some will cry “what about the November Handicap?” Well move it to this meeting …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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Qipco Champions Day at Ascot looked on paper like the best days horse racing of the season and so it turned out to be. The meeting started with Jim Crowley being crowned Champion Jockey and Josephine Gordon being crowned Champion Apprentice. A great achievement by the former but for me, Josephine’s win in the apprentice title race was even better. …

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Weekly Eye-catchers – Horse Racing

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A couple of excellent days horse racing at Newmarket, on Friday and Saturday, with the latest renewal of the Future Champions Festival and some really excellent performances in the two Group 1 juvenile races. This was the second running of this particular Festival and I have to say that it looks capable of going from strength to strength. Prior to …

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