Welcome to the World of Horseracing
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%.
Wednesday, 6 February 2013
Gallox Bridge an easy winner
Another I had a positive word for was not as pleasing with his performance; NO NO BINGO found some support in the "ring" and started at 6/1 but he never gave that support anything to cheer about and was soon tailed-off and pulled up.
The midweek horseracing is getting interesting as trainers are placing their horses for that final pre-Festival run to bring them to peak fitness. As such, you have Quartz De Thaix running over hurdles today at Carlisle having been a revelation as a 3-mile handicap chaser this season.
Later, in the 4:35 which is a handicap chase over 2m5f, I am expecting BILLY CUCKOO to repay the faith having fallen LTO when going well. He should find the heavy going there no problem as he's won on it before and, having fallen LTO, supporters should be able to find a bit of value in his odds as he looks a lot better than his OR109 rating and probably should be about 5/2, or shorter, for this race. As such, odds of 9/2 (Corals) look very generous, and he's also 4/1 with a host of other bookies.
At Ludlow, another off my personal alert list is GRANDIOSO in the 3:50 there. However, after his latest run I thought he was a bit one-paced and that a step-up in trip to something like 3-mile was needed. As such, over 2m4f today, he looks vulnerable. Followers of the blog will know that I am restricting my wagers to only those horses on my alert list as they are, in my opinion, well-handicapped and capable of winning in the right circumstances. As such, I can't wager on GRANDIOSO today in this race, but I won't wager against him either.
Just the one selection today and as I wager to £40 a point, I'm going to risk £20 win on BILLY CUCKOO @ 9/2 with Corals.
Carlisle 4:35, BILLY CUCKOO, ½pt win @ 9/2 (Corals)
Thanks for reading this blog and I hope you get enjoyment from it.
If you have a successful wager on the back of what you read here (and with over 500 regular readers, I'm assuming plenty do - that's why they keep coming back), then please make a contribution as an expression of thanks via the donate button.
Remember - gambling on horseracing should be a pleasurable experience - never bet more than you can afford to lose.
Thanks from Wayward Lad