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    19:10 Hexham - More Madness e/w

    (Guess it's a question of which one on the day adapts to the very heavy ground conditions? Selection is still a maiden over hurdles but has run consistently of late, especially in the context of this race. Another pretty speculative bet at the 8/1 generally available at time of writing. Could well drift in the betting. Not a race to put the mortgage on, for sure! Capable jockey on board).

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    Best of luck, Bolero.

    Hopefully we both land winners tonight at Hexham.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Euronymous View Post
    Laurens in the May Hill. I haven't played AP in either Guineas for a number of years now but I have a nice price about the Wertheimer filly Polydream who was deeply impressive at Deauville a few weeks ago. She beat Laurens who is bred to stay and who pulled clear of the rest of the field that day as well (the filly in 4th sandwiched Tajaanus and Billesden Brook at Sandown ) I have 5s and 9/2 and expect a good run for my money.
    Top stuff again, Euro. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marble View Post
    Best of luck, Bolero.

    Hopefully we both land winners tonight at Hexham.
    I drink to that, Marble!

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    Good luck at Hexham

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    Ran nowhere near her best for whatever reason. Gutted.

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    Yep, mine too, needed another mile or two at least if this race is anything to go by!

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    I like Captain Lars in the first at Chester on Saturday. I reckon he is on a fair turf mark, he can run well on soft ground. He also possesses a nice turn of foot over this sprint distance, which helps around Chester. Finally, he's got a good draw in stall four. Therefore the best bet, (win or each way) in the race at 12/1.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PlaceBacker View Post
    My bets [1pt win @ BOG]

    3.40 Stratford-Caid Du Lin @ 5-1 [Bet 365]
    Loss of 1pt
    Win some,lose some,but always enjoying it

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    My bets [1pt win on each @ BOG]

    2.25 Doncaster-Spirit Of Valor @ 9-1 [Boylesports]
    2.30 Lingfield-Our Cilla @ 11-2 [Betfair Sports]
    3.40 Lingfield-Dream Of Dreams @ 9-2 [Paddy Power]
    3.50 Chester-Gabrials Centurion @ 6-1 [Bet Victor]
    4.25 Chester-Throckley @ 13-2 [Paddy Power]
    5.00 Chester-West Drive @ 9-2 [Skybet]
    5.25 Lingfield-Arctic Flower @ 10-3 [Paddy Power]
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    I like Sir Dancelot in the Park Stakes each way but am afraid of non runners, will back once the 8 is assured. He was slightly disappointing in the Hungerford but I feel the jockey went for him way too soon - will be competitive if held onto longer today.

    Also backed Crystal Ocean in the Leger. He was very impressive in the Gordon and even though Capri has the better form overall I think the Stoute horse is the class of the race. Loaded up at 9/2 and will have an IR lay in place at shorter just in case his stamina gives out near the end. Defoe has been beating boats on favourable WFA terms, Coronet is too short now and Capri I dunno, no run since the Curragh must be a negative.

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    What are you backing Today?

    Not so sure about the negative there. Last year's winner hadn't run since July and Simple Verse came off an even longer break. Scorpion back in the day also


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    Simple Verse ran at Glorious Goodwood at the end of July. The other two pretty much beat handicappers in their renewals. This is tougher.

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    That was similar to the 2000 Guineas. Best horse second, let the Ballydoyle lot dictate the race. Frustrating.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Euronymous View Post
    Simple Verse ran at Glorious Goodwood at the end of July. The other two pretty much beat handicappers in their renewals. This is tougher.
    Sorry was looking at the wrong year


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    What are you backing Today?

    For any of you night owls out there! Trainer of The Buckeye Kid running tonight in Race 8 at Presque Isle Downs in the states reckons he'll be hard beat.

    Around the 5/1 mark.


    EDIT: My apologies if any of you lads backed him. I didn't stay up for it but a text this morning said he was only 6th. Was given a bad ride but wouldn't have beaten the winner anyway who won well.


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    As they race towards the final flight it is The New One who crashes his way through, but he still has the lead. My Tent Or Yours has now come along side and goes on by a head. The New One tries to battle back but can't get there. And It's My Tent Or Yours to win the Christmas Hurdle

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