And they’re under Virtual Starter’s Orders…

It’s April which means it’s Grand National month!  Yes, folks, the Grand National is being run….in virtual form. In fact, the Grand National in virtual form has already run its race as one insider suggested ‘"As the Virtual Grand National show is pre-recorded, we...

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Seagull racing anyone?

What a memorable 50th birthday this has been. In an alternate universe I would have watched Barcelona v Napoli on the 18th March and Barcelona v Leganes on 22nd March at the Nou Camp and have returned safely to the sun and sand of Thailand…. But hold on! I am staying...

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Betting on how many sheets in this loo roll…

Come on, I’ve got to find something to bet on! Irish Racing is still with us. If you want a specific focus on Irish Racing, then the rather aptly titled website www.irishracing.com is a great starting point.  An Irish based tipster provides a unique insight into the...

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Half a telegram from the Queen.

Today is the day I received half of my telegram from the Queen. Yes, I hit the big 50 today. Now my age matches my waist size ( in inches). The syncronicity there is spooky.  Cheltenham Festival has dominated proceedings this week. How have you got on? Did you win...

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I’m leaving on a jetplane….

Hoping that there’s no one onboard with the sniffles!  I am off to the UK tonight to celebrate my 50th birthday. I look forward to receiving half a telegram from the Queen. The other focus of our attention next week (apart from my 50th birthday - not sure if I...

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The final live market to use for Cheltenham

The final live market to use for Cheltenham is the Betfair market. If you have software such as fairbot, then use the price graphs on the left of the screen to determine the likely market movers. As I am writing this email early, here is an example from an Australian...

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More Cheltenham Live market techniques.

Cheltenham Festival in March lends itself well to a market check for horses the bookmakers are running scared off, horses whose odds the bookmakers seek to shorten without necessarily alerting every punter out there.  I showed you last Friday how using a comparitor...

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The market could be key this Cheltenham

The market could be key this Cheltenham I think this Cheltenham Festival if you are able to following the racing , then a look at the live betting market and a comparitor could prove a fruitful venture. Money talks at the Cheltenham festival  and this is one way I...

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An England defeat is the angle in…

I thought I had found some value in the Six Nations Rugby which began last weekend  Here’s what I wrote ... ‘1.88 decimal odds favourites for outright winner  ; 1.98 favourites for Triple Crown Winner ; Owen Farrell top points scorer at 2.14 ; 3.1 2nd favourite for...

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From New Balls to Odd-Shaped Balls

The Australian  Open is entering its final stages and has been a good tournament for value betting and/or traditional betting exchange trading. The time zone has not been a good one for UK residents though. Fear not, April 2020 and the Monte Carlo Masters, heralds the...

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Grand Slam Tennis is a profit maker

Grand Slam Tennis is a profit maker. I have been sharing some tennis strategies with members of www.delayreacttrade.com and would like to share a couple of examples of how I approach tennis betting/trading. The time zone for the Australian Open is a little out of...

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From Cambodia to the Australian Open

Not much has been happening from yours truly from a betting perspective this week. I have been accompanying my 79 year old Dad whose dream it has been to visit Angkhor Wat in Cambodia ( I think he was only interested in the visit in the hope of meeting Angelina...

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2020.

I hope you had a Great Xmas and New Year Holiday. I have been spending mine with family and old friends in Guernsey , Channel Islands, and have even bumped into Le God  a couple of times ( ‘we’re not worthy, we’re not worthy!). I did the Boxing Day swim. The water was...

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Christmas Favourites….

Christmas favourites? No I’m not talking about those wonderful TV programmes such as Noel Edmund’s Dreary Christmas House Party or the absolutely hilarious (where is my sarcasm emoji?) James Corden‘s Christmas Specials. The real Christmas favourites are the horse...

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Boxing Day Bound!

Thanks to Andrew David for an excellent eletter last Fridayl. It certainly generated some great feedback . I’m heading back to Guernsey in the Channel Islands ( the home of Matt Le Tissier  - I taught him all his football skills) for Christmas and to celebrate my...

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Special One patterns emerging?

It seems as if Mourinho is channelling the spirit of Kevin Keegan with a set of 3-2 and 4-2 wins to date, a case of ‘we’ll score one more than you’.. Had you had the 3-2 win in mind when Tottenham played Olympiakos, then I hope it would have occurred to you to either...

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Special One returns

With the appointment of the Special One at Tottenham ( I didn’t know Rachel Riley from Countdown was a football manager!), this can signal a change in patterns for sides. https://www.thesackrace.com/appointments is a great website for you to keep tabs on new...

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Top class racing at this time of year…

I thought I would look at the performance of favourites during November and December , for the last 10 years, in Class 1-2-3,  Group 1-2-3 and listed hurdle and chase races. There are so many of these top quality jumps races during these latter 2 months.  Laying...

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