The margin between tidy profit and loss can be painfully narrow.
Never more was that in evidence than at Salisbury today. Those who followed my old maxim about playing safe and being on each way at 6/1 or above did well to back Polarisation each way at 7/1 last evening. But, in my need for a decent priced winner, I went all in to win.
Imagine my annoyance when Polarisation was beaten by just a short head. I do wish such horses would get a longer head! The problem for Polarisation is that all these near misses still . . .
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