Saturday, February 23, 2008

23/2 Results

Decent day and the Paul Nicholls/Ruby Walsh partnership again comes up trumps.

2.40 KemptonOslot €30 place @ 2.84 + €85

3.15 Kempton
Gungadu €40 win @ 5.1 + €204
Ungaro €30 place @ 2.82 - €30
Bagan €30 place @ 3.5 - €30

3.35 Newcastle
Bannister Lane €30 win @ 9.3 - €30

End of Day Balance €1159

All good, would have wanted more going into Cheltenham but I'm confident for the Champion Hurdle & the Arkle on the 1st day so I'm hoping for a 5th winning Festival in a row.

Gonna head out to Spain for the week, play golf in the morning and watch Cheltenham in the afternoon then heading back to Dublin on the 12th to fly over to the Cotswolds for the World Hurlde day and see Inglis Drever retain his title and Hardy Eustace nick a place.



Racing Post Chase Kempton Today

I can't resist it....The Racing Post chase at Kempton today.

A handicap (not my favourite race) but again Paul Nicolls heads the market.

Gungadu is the top weight, unfairly so in my book but that's not stopped previous winners in recent years plus he'll like the good going at Kempton today.

I'm going to put the other two market leaders in for a place to cover (try to anyway) and unforseen mishaps.

Others I like on the day are Bannister lane in the Eider chase @ Newcastle & Oslot e/w in the 2.40 at Kempton.

So it's

2.40 Kempton

Oslot €30 place @ 2.84

3.15 Kempton

Gungadu €40 win @ 5.1
Ungaro €30 place @ 2.82
Bagan €30 place @ 3.5

3.35 Newcastle

Bannister Lane €30 win @ 9.3

Lifes been pretty quiet, just looking forward to less week to wait!!

Good Luck


Saturday, February 16, 2008

Daily Result

Not suprising really that Kauto Star won but I was priced in on Monet's Garden and stuck to my formula but can't win em all.

With no rain forecast for Cheltenham week the only way I can see Kauto Star losing the Gold Cup is if he falls. Denman will be chasing him home if there's no rain and with Denman without Ruby Walsh is not getting past Kauto Star.

That's one race at Cheltenham which won't give me a headache!!!

Cheers JB

Balance €890

Kauto's Last Run Before Cheltenham

Morning all,

Gold cup winner and just about everything else winner Kauto Star runs at Ascot today as the final warm up before trying to join Arkle and Best Mate as multiple Gold Cup winners.

Odds on he is but won't have it all his own way today as last year's winner Monet's Garden lines up along side him....not forgetting Monet's Garden beat Kauto Star at Aintree at the start of the season.

I'm going to be bold and stick €30 on Monet's Garden.

14.25 @ Ascot - Monet's Garden win €30 @ 8.2

Cheers JB

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Two Dollar$ to The Pound

A while since my last post, spent a couple of days in Spain giving my new apartment the once over then off to Las Vegas.

Won well on the poker table but spent well with my winnings....the case was much heavier coming home than when I flew out.

Not much racing to speak of, the warm up races before Cheltenham are poor value so I've kept my money on my pocket.

The last three bets I put up drew a complete blank so I'm down to €926.

My bedside reading is mostly compiled of Cheltenham data and I'm going to put a few anti posts on for the Champion Hurdle, World Hurdle and Gold Cup......12.6 for Osana in the Champion Hurdle looks too good to turn down at this stage.

I plan to do my anti post at the weekend so will post then.