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  • Racing Tips September 15-16

    By on 14th September 2018

    NAPS. What are they all about?

    Take this weekend as an example.

    I'd love to tip some potential winners as my NAPS (favourite bets of the day as I interpret the word) but some are priced odds on.

    Is it right to tip a horse as a NAP when the best price is 4/5, 1/2 or such like? The general consensus is that it is not. Anyone, so some people say, can NAP an odds on winner.

    Well plenty of odds on shots lose races, so that's not strictly true.

    The horses most likely to win . . .

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  • Racing Tips September 14

    By on 13th September 2018

    The bookies had the best of things at Doncaster on Thursday, with favourites being beaten left, right and centre and mainly unfancied winners at prices as big as 33/1. I fired blanks. The only consolation being that I was far from alone. Not a good day for punters in South Yorkshire. But we will be back and exact revenge on the bookie before the weekend is over with.

    The win of Flattering today leads one to believe that the Aidan O'Brien stable may be back in form. 7 winners from his last 20 runners follows on from a . . .

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  • Racing Tips September 13

    By on 12th September 2018

    So far this week in racing, Chafer Grubs have been the most consistent winner of the day.

    Nasty looking creatures that eat away at racecourses and led to the meetings at Salisbury being called off on Tuesday, and the Thursday Epsom meeting also being abandoned.

    Put Chafer Grubs in your notebook! They clearly know how to get the best of things on some racecourses.

    Town Moor in Doncaster is home to one of the most historic racecourses in the UK and will once again stage the St Leger this coming Saturday. We've seen some controversial finishes to this end . . .

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  • Racing Tips September 8

    By on 7th September 2018

    Saturday sees the return to action of seven time winner (from 8 outings) Enable following on from a 342 day absence from racing.

    I'm not offering analysis or a bet in that race because, for all I expect Enable to get the better of Crystal Ocean, odds of 8/13 about a horse that has not raced for almost a full year and races on an all weather surface for only the second time, is not for me.

    You see, whether or not a horse is worth backing is not simply about your belief that it will win. It . . .

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  • Racing Tips September 7

    By on 6th September 2018

    We are at that late stage of the flat season when trainers send out for the first time those foaled in the spring or late winter. They race for the first time in the autumn and while the trainers will be hoping young colts and fillies win first time out, they will be more concerned with how they perform with a view to next season. It's about promise.

    They may win first time on a racecourse. They may win in September or October, after which the majority of them will be put away and worked on over the winter . . .

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  • Hat trick of winners for members of VG Tips on Sept 1

    By on 1st September 2018

    Hat trick! Job done on the first day of September. 3 winners from 3 racing tips mailed to members...

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  • Racing Tips September 1

    By on 31st August 2018

    Some days of racing are all about big field handicaps, competitive races that offer each way backers like me with numerous opportunities to bash the bookie.

    Other days it's all about smaller field races in which one horse stands out but is only available at short odds in the betting market.

    Saturday is one such day. I am concentrating on watching three good quality races more with a view to seeing how the three favourites perform.

    That's because what they do tomorrow will dictate if they keep their places in the best quality flat races of 2019. How . . .

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  • Racing Tips August 31

    By on 30th August 2018

    I am pleased to say that new residents of what I mischievously call my care home for profitable punters arrive every week. Some leave, usually for personal and understandable reasons, but many lapsed or AWOL residents return to my home for better betting, while others join for the first time.

    I would like to welcome Sian, Julie, Nathan, John and Michael. The last named has taken up the offer of joining for life (or until such time as I am run over by a horse). Clearly Michael knows that profitable punting is a marathon and not a sprint. For example . . .

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  • Racing Tips August 25

    By on 24th August 2018

    6 winners from 9 races selected for the first two days of the Ebor meeting at York on Wednesday and Thursday. 12/1, 13/2, 3/1, 15/8, 7/4 and 11/10 (and placed profit in a further two races, including at odds of 50/1).

    There was also profit on Friday when Pacify was placed at odds of 12/1 and then came along the special stayer of the flat season.

    Stradivarius is a one million pound horse having achieved a fourth win of the season with a hard fought triumph at York on Friday.

    In my . . .

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  • Racing Tips August 24

    By on 23rd August 2018

    Sometimes it is all about class. And Sea of Class and Lah Ti Dar both ooze that. Here's hoping they meet in a big race later this year, in the UK or France.

    I napped the pair on Thursday and they both won comfortably. Check out the races online if you did not watch them live.

    Sea of Class came home as the 7/4 winner. Lah Ti Dar, tipped up to members of VG Tips yesterday when 11/10 was available, was first past the post by miles at SP price of only 4/6.

    Both value winners . . .

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