Free Tipster Trials
Service type: Horse Racing Tipster
Trial type: 7 day live trial
Week Starting: 14th August 2017
Cost: £39.99 P/M
Service Offers: N/A
After a couple of weeks trialling other sports, we are back to horse racing this week. Under the microscope for the next 7 days we have Racing Consultants from the Betting School platform. Their racing tips will be posted online and sent out via email each morning of the days racing around 11am. All of their tips will come with an advised stake and win each way selections.
No Tips today
7.10 Chlm – 1pt e/w Pactolus @ 40/1 (BetVictor, Paddy Power, Coral, Stan James)
7.40 Chlm – 1pt win Encore D’Or @ 11/2 (general)
Total staked 3pts
Awful racing on turf today,but two cracking contests on the polytrack at Chelmsford this evening, and I’m weighing in with a couple owned by my William Hill Racing Radio colleague Tom Morley. Pactolus is weighted to his best, but has a solid place record at Chelmsford, and is massively overpriced on the back of a below-par effort last time. On that occasion, he was drawn wide and was held up/cut in to the rail as a result, a tactic which is tried a thousand times a season and works about once, whereupon the ride gets described as genius. Suffice it to say that I disagree quite strongly. Tactics didn’t lose Pactolus the race last time, but they cost him a fair few lengths, and he had an almost impossible task being asked to quicken from the rear in a slowly-run race. From a good draw in stall 5 today, he ca be expected to be ridden more positively, and a well run race will give him every chance of hitting the frame, as evidenced by a previous course record in handicaps of 1514221514234.
Encore D’Or is a really high-class sprinter who needs a galloping track and a strong pace to be seen to advantage, and usually gets that here, producing a course record of 311, and he’s unbeaten over C&D for current connections, despite the trainer believing he’d badly need the run on his debut in the Morley silks last November (drifted from 5/1 to 33/1 on Betfair!). He’s got issues on other tracks/surfaces (Lingfield too sharp, hated fibresand at Southwell etc), but has run to a very high level every time he’s raced here and should be hard to beat tonight.
3.20 Sals – 1pt e/w Glory of Paris @ 33/1 (Bet365, BetVictor, Paddy Power)
4.50 Sals – 1pt win Moonshine Dancer @ 14/1 (general)
Total staked 3pts
Apologies for lateness of message today.
Two selections at Salisbury where the going is on the fast side of good for a change, and the first of those, Glory of Paris was an excellent second on his previous try here despite finding 6f too sharp, and he’s caught the eye twice since, meeting lots of trouble behind Surrey Hope at Sandown and given too much to do at Kempton next time. He needs to be forgiven a poor run at Newbury since, but he’s gone there twice and run stinkers both times, so it’s easy enough to suggest that Newbury is just not his track. His best form gives him fair claims here, and while it could be argued that he has stamina to prove at a mile, that is more than factored into generous odds of 33/1.
Moonshine Dancer runs in an uncompetitive handicap at 4.50, in which the favourites are a maiden and a horse beaten off similar marks on his last 4 races. The selection was below form on her first couple of starts for Christian Williams, but ran well at Sandown last time, and would have been a fair bit closer but for meeting trouble in running. The handicapper has been kind, and the filly’s owners aren’t the sorts to mess around looking for a betting coup, and will want her to deliver sooner rather than later. Her maiden win has worked out well enough to suggest she is leniently weighted on a mark of 64.
6.45 Chep – 1pt win Taws @ 17/2 (Bet365, BetVictor)
Total staked 1pt
Rain again rather spoils today’s cards, but the weather in this part of the world has stabilised, and as long as the going isn’t very soft, then I’m more than prepared to give Taws another go after her fine fourth in the Goodwood Stakes, when we backed her each-way. She’s up against Project Bluebook here, and the favourite is respected, but the disparity in price between the pair is simply wrong. Taws has thrived since returning to Rod Millman from David Pipe, and probably found the softening ground against her last time, albeit running with great credit. She won’t want a dawdling pace back at two miles, but looks much more likely to win that quotes of up to 9/1 suggest.
3.00 Nott – 1.5pts win Maid In India @ 3/1 (Bet365, SkyBet, BetVictor)
5.50 Newm – 1pt win Russian Soul @ 10/1 (general)
Total staked 2.5pts
Main bet today is Maid In India, who is in a competitive race, but Eric Alston’s filly has looked potentially pattern class in winning both starts despite clear signs of inexperience – the fact she won on debut for a yard which doesn’t get its runners wound up suggested she might be special, and while she looked all out to win at Doncaster last time, she moved into the lead with great ease, and simply didn’t know what to do when coming under pressure for the first time. That smooth-travelling performance suggested to me that she could be capable of gaining black type, and yet she is able to race off a mark of just 71 here, which looks far too low.
Russian Soul was a confident bet for us at Newcastle earlier in the year,only for the tactics to be changed inexplicably. He made amends when returned to turf at Chester, and had excuses last time when making one of his slower exits. He needs a well-run race given his running style, and while arguably better over 7f, will get the race run to suit at Newmarket with plenty of pace in opposition. The biggest thing in his favour is the recent upturn in fortunes for the Jamie Osborne yard, and this classy gelding shouldn’t be a double-figure price.
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