Daily Archives: May 3, 2017


Charlie McCann of BetVictor.com picks out a few likely bets from Thursday’s cards

Charlie McCann of BetVictor.com picks out a few likely bets from Thursday’s cards Whilst most of the attention has been on the 2000 Guineas in the build up to the first classics of the 2017 flat season, there was a mini-gamble on Winter for Sunday’s Newmarket fillies’ classic. Trained by Aidan O’Brien the daughter of Galileo was trimmed to 8/1 from 12s for the 1000 Guineas at BetVictor although stablemate Rhododendron looks the Ballydoyle first string and remains the solid 2/1 market leader. Fast ground is the order of the day at Redcar where Classical Times (2.30) can make it third time lucky for Peter Chapple-Hyam. The filly had two starts as a juvenile finishing third in a Haydock maiden before finishing a decent fifth (of ten) in a listed contest at Newmarket back in […]


Charlie McCann looks at Wednesday’s cards

BetVictor’s Charlie McCann looks at Wednesday’s cards Saturday’s Qipco 2000 Guineas will have its smallest field for at least 22 years following Monday’s announcement that there were only twelve entries at the five-day stage and it looks odds on that there will be a single-figure field for the first classic of the season – the first time since 1988. Churchill was cut to 6/4 with BetVictor with French raider Al Wukair 7/2, Barney Roy 4s and Eminent 5s. The winner should come from this high-quality quartet. Talking of quality and Ascot stage a couple of Group 3’s and a listed contest this afternoon but we begin our preview with a look at the Fillies’ Conditions Stakes over the round mile. Glitter Girl is the highest rated filly of the 10-strong field but she concedes 3lbs […]