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    The Long Shot Thread

    It's not exactly a novel idea since I started it on another forum some years back but this thread is for something you feel has a strong chance but is priced at 20/1 or more at oddschecker, not counting the exchanges. No need to specify each-way.

    The nature of the beast is that it's long, long odds-on that the horse will lose but very satisfying when it wins or even just outruns its price to justify the selection.

    I'll start with two for today.

    Beyond Conceit (22/1)
    Mixboy (25/1)
    Two's company, three's allowed.

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    Powersbomb 28/1 5.30

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    Arbre De Vie 20/1 (just)
    Ch'tibello 28/1

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    Vic De Touzaine
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    Coologue 50/1
    Cyrus Darius 40/1
    What a Moment 100/1




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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddie View Post
    Coologue 50/1
    Cyrus Darius 40/1
    What a Moment 100/1
    That's the spirit, Eddie!!
    Two's company, three's allowed.

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    A Hare Breath50/1
    Chtibello
    "Do not think the moment was imagined, do not think of strategies like this." Leonard Cohen

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    2:50 A Good Skin 25/1 EACH WAY 6 places SKYBET. 2nd at last years festival, now 4lbs lower & Dickie Johnson on board. Whats not to like!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Desert Orchid View Post
    That's the spirit, Eddie!!
    Cheers! Road to penury, no doubt! But worth a dabble on the machine


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    Quote Originally Posted by Double Handful View Post
    2:50 A Good Skin 25/1 EACH WAY 6 places SKYBET. 2nd at last years festival, now 4lbs lower & Dickie Johnson on board. Whats not to like!
    Did think about that one too, but need to keep reminding myself there are 21 more races after today!


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    "Beat the price and lose. It's what we do".

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    Cilaos Emery in the opener

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    E/W double
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    Buywise 33/1 5 places 1/4 odds

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    Vic De Tezaine. Massively upped in trip by Venetia which looks odd but bottom weight.

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    2:50 Annacotty 66/1
    5:20 Sizing Tennessee 20/1

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    Dancing Shadow 50/1 in JT McNamara's 4miler that fella Houlihan can ride a bit
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    Ew double on Pingshou-Ordinary World. Bets like that never go wrong.

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    3 of mine already selected - Beyond Conceit - Ordinary World & Mixboy
    Wicklow Brave looks massive at 33/1 in a place 25/1 general
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    Quote Originally Posted by fonz View Post
    E/W double
    Ordinary World 50/1 1/4 odds
    Buywise 33/1 5 places 1/4 odds

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    Super stuff, fonz!!
    Two's company, three's allowed.

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