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LOSS for the 2016-17 Jumps Season = £40.87
from wagers on 55 individual races (6 winners, 12 placed)
Total Staked = £609.00
Since March 2010, this blog has recommended wagers on 520 individual races on Jump Racing in the UK, at cumulative stakes of £5,726 - which has resulted in a PROFIT of £1,525.39 equivalent to a Return on Investment of 26.60%.
Saturday, 2 April 2011
Geraghty booked for NORTHERN ALLIANCE
What I have to ask is “am I really doing it right?” I’ve decided to take a step back and think a bit more before putting a selection onto the blog.
This week starts today with the first major handicap of the UK flat racing season – the (William Hill) Lincoln handicap over a mile at Doncaster. It’s not a race I place a wager on usually, and this year is going to be no different.
Neither of the 2 jumps meetings at Chepstow or Uttoxeter get me excited, so it looks like another day without a wager.
There was some great news for the antepost shortlist for the Grand National to be run next Saturday 9th April, and that is that Barry Geraghty has been booked to ride my 1st-choice NORTHERN ALLIANCE. If you look back at the past couple of days blogs, you will see comments advising of the news, and also that I have advised taking the 50/1 on offer to ¼pt eachway. Bluesquare are offering “non-runner, no bet” (NRNB) and also paying 5 places eachway on the National, so if you have not already had a wager, this is the place to go. For odds comparison and terms, visit Oddschecker who detail all the terms on the screen.
The more I look at the formbook, the more excited I am about the chances of NORTHERN ALLIANCE and the booking of Barry Geraghty suggests connections mean business.
Antepost Selection – Grand National 9th April 2011
NORTHERN ALLIANCE, ¼pt eachway @ 50/1 with Bluesquare (NRNB & paying 5 places)
Total = ½pt staked
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