My primary betting targets are the handicap events – with preference for the most valuable big-field races contested by the older horses….

My default setting is to oppose the most fancied runners and to dig out dark horses that can run big races at big prices….

---- Races of potential interest this week (as of Monday morning) – from a betting perspective – include….

  • Friday 19th April – Ayr – the Hill House Quarry Handicap Chase….

  • Saturday 20th April – Ayr – the Scottish Grand National….

  • Saturday 20th April – Ayr – the Scottish Champion Hurdle….

  • Saturday 20th April – Ayr – the Scotty Brand Handicap Chase….

  • Saturday 20th April – Ayr – the Jordan Electrics Ltd Seafield Trophy Mares' Handicap Hurdle….

  • Saturday 20th April – Newbury – the Spring Cup….

---- Big races coming up soon include….

  • Saturday 27th April – Sandown – the bet365 Gold Cup….

  • Saturday 4th May – Newmarket – the 2000 Guineas….

  • Saturday 4th May – Newmarket – the Rowley Handicap….

  • Saturday 4th May – Newmarket – the Suffolk Stakes….

  • Sunday 5th May – Newmarket – the 1000 Guineas….

  • Sunday 5th May – Newmarket – the Devil’s Dyke Handicap….

  • Friday 10th May – Chester – the Chester Cup….

  • Friday 31st May – Epsom – the Oaks….

  • Saturday 1st June – Epsom – the Derby…. 

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