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  • #1338778
    Mike007
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    Thanks for the link. As ive convinced myself Presenting Percy isn’t a grade 1 3 mile horse that plan may change lol. :bye:

    #1338779
    botchy1botchy1
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    Same here Mike, could do with Monalee stuffing him in 10 days time now. :unsure:

    Had a bet on Mall Dini @ 12’s for this now.

    #1338781
    LostSoldier3
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    I’m quite happy – had reckless all-in-run-or-not bets on Mall Dini and Presenting Percy ante-post for those specific races. Just getting there with two runners will feel like a victory.

    #1338782
    Mike007
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    Presenting Percy is going for a grade 2 or a grade 3 next apparently so unlikely we will see him in that Monalee race.

    #1338784
    botchy1botchy1
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    I hope they both do the bizz for you LS. Be a shock if neither of them get a win from now on, just where is the hard bit :yes:

    #1338849
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    Jack, I would love to bet the O’Brien horse after Leapordstown, but can he build on that?

    Good point, on the Obrien horse…you’d hope he could build on it, but we wont find out now until next weekend as he skips tomorrow!

    Will await Decs and make final opinions…..Genie is currently likeliest choice.

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    #1338860
    Venture to CognacVenture to Cognac
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    Final Line Up…………..

    Champagne West
    A Genie In A Bottle
    Ucello Conti
    Pleasant Company
    Sumos Novios
    Thunder and Roses
    Monbeg Notorious
    Flaxen Flare
    Isleofhopeanddreams
    Wounded Warrior
    Woods Well
    Call The Taxie
    Fine Theatre
    Out Sam
    Space Cadet

    #1338862
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    Certainly an interesting booking on Out Sam….He’s been a sea of blue all week on oddschecker…but i see him shortening even more…considering Elliots record in these handicap chases, it’s pretty telling. He’s running off less than Total Recall did when hosing up earlier in the season…and i remember Ruby saying how difficult it is for a horse to give so much weight to these types of runners….

    As much as i am worried about him, i will stick with Genie, and possibly add Monbeg Notorious to my bets…however, the latter is a very tentative selection at this stage.

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    #1338921
    CharlesOlneyCharlesOlney
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    I’ve backed two here which are both popular on here: Monbeg Notorious (7/1) and Sumos Novios (12/1). Both seem to have plenty going for them so here’s hoping they put in a clean round.

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    charlie87charlie87
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    Champagne West @ 14/1.

    #1338924
    Running ReinRunning Rein
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    As an each way play to 5 places A Genie In A Bottle really looks like something to bet on.

    #1338930
    Flyers Nap
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    Tough looking race,case can be made for many of these on various formlines.

    Various headgear being tried on several,including the top one, if he arrives in the same form as last year,will take a good one to go by.

    The pin has landed on Wounded Warrior

    Known affectionately as “crossword” in the yard,his form figures show a significant preference for letters,rather than numbers.

    Ran in this race last year,respectable 6th off 152.his mark since has been in freefall,tomorrow he runs off 134,and gets the help of another 7lb off from the claimer.

    Been tried in blinkers recently,the cheekpieces he wore in last years renewal are back on.

    The other slim evidence offered is his record in January…..1,4,1,2 and 6th here last year.

    His most recent run offered a little encouragement,run style will be everything tomorrow,if he,s dropped out early I will know my fate quickly,best form when up with the pace.

    In the faint hope that a 7 week break can change the nickname to “Lazarus”,small play ew first 4.

    GL ALL

    #1338933
    peter .hpeter .h
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    I just had a quick scan and Sumos Novios looks like a good each way proposition. 12/1 four places looks fair.

    #1338942
    BigGBigG
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    I think that UCELLO CONTI has the right credentials to win this, but I must
    admit I’m a bit thrown by the jockey booking of Liam McKenna. I don’t know
    a great deal about him, I do recall he was a conditional jockey with Harry Fry
    for a bit a few years back, and won on Unowhatimeanharry on his first outing
    for Fry. I’ve just checked his record since, and it doesn’t make for pretty
    reading, which is why he still has his 7lb allowance. I’d have been a darned
    sight happier if James Bowen or even Denis O’Regan had been given the leg up.
    Jack Kennedy would have been even better, but obviously he takes one of the
    Gigginstown lot. He was, apparently, the best fancied of Elliot’s lot until
    Bowen was brought in for Out Sam. The booking arrangements wouldn’t suggest
    that now :unsure:

    #1338950
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    I think that UCELLO CONTI has the right credentials to win this, but I must
    admit I’m a bit thrown by the jockey booking of Liam McKenna. I don’t know
    a great deal about him, I do recall he was a conditional jockey with Harry Fry
    for a bit a few years back, and won on Unowhatimeanharry on his first outing
    for Fry. I’ve just checked his record since, and it doesn’t make for pretty
    reading, which is why he still has his 7lb allowance. I’d have been a darned
    sight happier if James Bowen or even Denis O’Regan had been given the leg up.
    Jack Kennedy would have been even better, but obviously he takes one of the
    Gigginstown lot. He was, apparently, the best fancied of Elliot’s lot until
    Bowen was brought in for Out Sam. The booking arrangements wouldn’t suggest
    that now :unsure:

    The jockey booking probably has something to do with carrying 11 13…Elliot is quoted as saying the horse is its own worst enemy in that it runs well very often. So he is probably hinting at his mark being slightly too high, and therefore hes thrown a 7pd claimer on his back to negate some of that mark and weight. He was at least 2nd on this horse at Christmas on his seasonal reappearance.

    Don’t fancy the horse myself, but maybe some reasons as to the jockey booking!

    I am willing to take 15/2 on Genie, with 365 in the 4 places 1/4 odds market.

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    Hindsight is 20/20 so make the most of it!

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