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Month: April 2018

Bet365 Gold Cup Handicap Chase: Step Back To Take A Leap Forward

Bet365 Gold Cup Handicap Chase: Step Back To Take A Leap Forward

Following Friday’s quality Flat action, Sandown Park hosts the official finale of the 2017/18 National Hunt season on Saturday with the track looking to take out the jumpers in style. The highlight on the card is the super competitive bet365 Gold Cup, carrying an £84,000 first prize and featuring stars such as Blaklion and Cheltenham festival winner Missed Approach.  Here are the main contenders as we see it: Bigbadjohn Won over three miles at Kempton back in February and looks…

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Scottish Grand National: Not So Horrid Henri To Land Scottish National Gamble

Scottish Grand National: Not So Horrid Henri To Land Scottish National Gamble

After so very nearly scoring in the Grand National last weekend at 25/1 we go in again against the bookies with the Scottish equivalent at Ayr.  Six contenders are picked out for special attention and three labelled as worth backing. Here are the main protagonists as I see it for what is the fourth biggest betting race of the year in Britain, Ayr’s 4m½f showpiece: Beware The Bear A confirmed stayer who seems to go on more or less any…

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