February 13, 2018 at 22:26 #1342104
A max bet for me is loose change for anyone else I would think.
I also have quite a high strike rate with good odds on a selection early and it gets pulled out, or runs and gets nowhere near it.
Nelson, 10/3 into 5/6 in the Royal Lodge was sore at the time but it turned out he was up against the Racing Post Trophy narrow runner up in Roaring Lion.
ChTibello is shown as jocked up for Saturday but not for Thursday, which seems odd if it’s the latter race he is less likely to go for.February 14, 2018 at 15:15 #1342192
As I said last night, ChTibello is jocked up for Saturday and he’s not at Kelso tomorrow.
Paddypower have gone 6/4 joint favourites now but fans can get 5/2 ChTibello elsewhere.
You could have been sitting with 9/4 Call Me Lord AND 3/1 ChTibello with Paddy Power and that’s not what I would want to be seeing as a layer.February 14, 2018 at 17:20 #1342213
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I hope your wrong ls3 as i quite like using PP lolFebruary 16, 2018 at 12:10 #1342481
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Is it me or have people seen something I haven’t with Call Me Lord. Got beat in a handicap first time up then granted one next time out in a handicap well but not a wow performance and is now favourite to be at Chitbello of Skelton’s that as ran 2 stormers coming fourth behind MTOY and co at Cheltenham then being chinned by The New One.
Surely that form is far superior to Call Me Lord.
I think Chitbello is the bet of the weekend or have I missed something?February 16, 2018 at 12:24 #1342482
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I’m completely with you Droffats. Hopefully get the money back I lost on him when TNO outstayed him last time.February 16, 2018 at 12:35 #1342483
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The betting suggests a tight finish.
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I’ve already said it, but i would be in the Chitbello camp too….Call me Lord, for me has very average form. Chtibello more exposed, but got the form in the book.February 16, 2018 at 20:15 #1342535
The racing manager for the owners of Call Me Lord has said the horse is running here to find out if he is a County Hurdle horse or a Champion Hurdle horse. That contrast’s with Nicky Henderson’s comment that Call Me Lord would only contest the Champion Hurdle if anything were amiss with Buveur D’air.
Quite often I prefer the “Form in the book” profile but I felt on this occasion that it was worth chancing the younger horse at the odds available early (9/4)
Handicap form is sometimes underrated, it was notable that The New One was only 4th in the Greatwood when carting 11-12, unable to concede the weight to those rated far below him. Good horses get extra weight and extra weight eventually stops them.
Ch’Tibello only has two wins to his name. One was a handicap and the other a win from the generally disappointing Melodic Rendezvous on heavy ground, where favourite My Tent Or Yours seemed to flounder late in the mud, coming third in a four runner affair.
Overall I don’t think Ch’Tibello is as much ahead as might seem and I’d rather go with the potential improver.
I can see the argument for each horse but had to side with the younger contender.February 17, 2018 at 00:00 #1342570
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A toss up in which I’d favour Call Me Lord but why bother when you could take a shot on Neetside @ 14/1 (4 places) in the 1.40, Sea Wall @ 9/1 (2.15) or even Gardiners Hill @ 6/1 (3.20)!February 17, 2018 at 00:46 #1342583
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Elgin the value for me. Looked to relish the stiff test of the Greatwood and the yard has won 3 of the last 9 runnings of this.
Never argue with a fool. He will drag you down to his level and beat you with experience, then onlookers might not be able to tell the difference. https://lazybet.com/February 17, 2018 at 10:58 #1342648
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Call Me Lord’s connections are almost as full of contradictions as Ch’tibello’s! Nicky Henderson previously said Call Me Lord would never race left-handed again – now they’re talking about Cheltenham!February 17, 2018 at 12:04 #1342682
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I was on call me Lord last time and thought that was a cracking run. I would back him here but I’m over the cliff with Ch’tibello this season and he’s getting my money for the very last time here.
Ch’tibello @ 13/8February 17, 2018 at 14:47 #1342721
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The sun is out
come on Flying TigerDon't Eat The Pie and Don't Buy The S*nFebruary 17, 2018 at 14:49 #1342722
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Cliffs of Doever shot off their with a turn of foot like his fatherDon't Eat The Pie and Don't Buy The S*nFebruary 17, 2018 at 14:56 #1342723
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It didn’t matter in the end but I agree with Fitzgerald there. Absolutely farcical letting Cliffs of Dover have a 40 length lead at the start. If he was race fit, he may well have stole that.
Ch’tibello second again. That’s it from me for him. I’m so far over the cliff it’s ridiculous with him.
None of those will win a champion hurdle even if BD wasn’t there.
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