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Since March 2010, this blog has recommended wagers on 520 individual races on Jump Racing in the UK, resulting in a PROFIT of £1,525.39 on cumulative stakes of £5,726 - equivalent to a Return On Investment of 26.60%.
For the 2016-17 Jumps Season, this blog recorded a LOSS of £40.87
from wagers on 55 individual races (6 winners, 12 placed)
Total Staked = £609.00
Monday, 8 September 2014
2013-14 Results updated
The season started well with a good win on Sporting Boy, who was then not seen again until the following April. There were some great winning wagers during the season, most notably on JOHN'S SPIRIT at 14/1 on the morning of his seasonal debut; and on MIDNIGHT APPEAL at 25/1 on his seasonal debut at Bangor. That lovable rogue HANDY ANDY gave us the right run-around, having jumped the final fence at Cheltenham and being left about 6-lengths clear, he managed to somehow lose the race and wasn't even placed when our selection at 16/1. Overlooked next-time-out over C&D, he duly won at decent odds.
We had a few near misses: FOXCUB was well clear when falling at the final flight when carrying our money at odds of 10/1; and MERRION SQUARE went down by a neck at odds of 7/1. And there were a few that got away: such as RENARD who I knew was a handicap snip when he started-off the season on OR129 and sure enough he was, being rated OR144 after winning a couple of chases at Chepstow.
Having looked at my results for the past couple of years, it appears what I'm best at is spotting ability early and making a note of it for my horse alert list (which I run thru' Easyodds). I'm currently hard at work filtering thru' my alert list taking out the older "exposed" horses and those which haven't fulfilled their potential. I'm also updating the list with a few newcomers whose performances, when looked at in hindsight, were possibly better than anyone thought at the time. For instance, I'm having an antepost wager for the Cheltenham Festival before the end of this week on a horse that is currently 14/1 for his race.