Didn’t we do well on day one of Glorious Goodwood? Three winning betting tips from four races selected by me for members of VG Tips.
ALFARRIS got the day and the meeting off to a great start. 7/1 in the betting market when selected for members, Jim Crowley timed to perfection his ride on the William Haggas trained gelding. The SP price was 13/2. Excellent value whichever price you took, but proof again that the early bird punter often catches the most profit.
I followed that up with the winner of the second race on Tuesday, DARK VISION. Selected for my lovely VG Tips members, old and new, when priced at 13/2, Dark Vision was well backed by fellow punters on the day and came from last to first to land the Group 2 Vintage Stakes in fine fashion. A big, imposing horse, Dark Vision is definitely one to watch out for in the future. Trainer Mark Johnston said post race that his biggest problem now was containing the excitement of the owners and all at his Middleham stables.
The third winner on the day was perhaps the more obvious one. Or at least it seemed that way to me. On the day, however, doubt crept into the betting market and the price about STRADIVARIUS drifted from 4/7 to 4/5. I was highly delighted when I saw that as I always felt the winner of the Goodwood Cup last year, would repeat that victory this time around. Torcedor was the danger and led for much of the race, but Stradivarius came from behind, overtook the gallant Torcedor, and strode on to win by half a length. Watch the race in full below.
For 18 months I have been telling betting members to back Stradivarius.
He won three times for members in 2017 and was beaten a length or less in Group class races later that year. Tuesday saw him win for the third successive time this year since his seasonal reappearance at York in May. The Knavesmire at York is likely to be his next destination later in August and he has an entry for the Irish St Leger in September.
You can’t win them all and my two big price each way selections for the wide open final race on Tuesday failed to deliver profit. By then, however, subscribers to my VG Tips selections service were well in profit.
New or returning members such as Julie, Daniel, Vishall, Adoyne and Ankur probably think every day of punting is going to be as good as it was on Tuesday. That’s unlikely. However, if they stay in it for the long term they will, like me, finish the year in profit, ahead of the bookmaker.
This is what VG Tips is all about. Beating the bookie year in, year out.
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I wish you good luck with any bets of your own.