Browsing Archive: January, 2016

Meydan 29/1. Head Case

Posted by jim g on Tuesday, January 26, 2016,
Not such a good week last week, despite a win for headline horse Safety Check. Let's Go was far from the first Charlie Appleby inmate to disappoint on the dirt, while Elleval could manage only third (though was put up each way) and the other Halford horse, Certerach, was never sighted.

Another interesting card and more competitive than last week, but very testy for punters this week, but I hope a couple of potentially decent bets along the way.


3.00 Not too often involved in the non-...
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Meydan Preview 22/1. Safety First

Posted by jim g on Monday, January 18, 2016,
A 'nearly week' last week, with the blog finding the first three winners, from five, only to be let down by an appalling effort from the well backed Nap, Cat O'Mountain. Although the stable has an iffy record on the surface, no real excuse for the Cat, who has a smashing dirt pedigree. That said, pedigree is not everything, and almost any horse, including those bred for it, can be forgiven. The sooner Tapeta returns to Meydan, the better the racing will be once again. Indeed this week's disti...
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Meydan preview 15/1. Get Fat on the Cat

Posted by jim g on Tuesday, January 12, 2016,
As in previous years, I'm doing a blog for the Meydan Carnival, start with the health warning that this is an amateur blog, and these are purely my opinions. All bets are of course your decision, but hopefully a few pointers along the way might help, even if they only encourage you to put a line through my picks. :)


5.55 Straight in with CAT O'MOUNTAIN (NAP)who gets the dreaded Nap vote for this week. A winner first time out in 2014, ending the Meydan campaign that season with a fine ...
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