There are punters who wouldn't back horses each way if you handed them the stake money. That's not me.
I relish the challenge of trying to find a double figure each way bet that offers returns, whether that horse wins or simply finishes in the frame. After all, you can win more profit on a horse placed at a big price than a short priced winner backed to win only.
Handicaps such as those on offer at Ayr on Saturday are very hard to call. Big fields, a draw bias, changing ground and that old devil called luck . . .
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