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Neil’s Weekend Handicap : Season 2 : Week 15

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    Red Rum 77
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    JANUARY 29th 2022

    Rules

    1 Anyone can enter, just put your selections down on this thread. You can change your mind as often as you like but don’t edit your previous post just put in a new one. I’ll only consider your current instructions. You have up to race time to do this.

    2 You must have a win selection and an each way selection. They must be different horses and I’ll calculate them according to your instructions. You may have as many or few reserves as you like. These reserves only count if any of your main runners fail to run. Even if they down at start and do a KING’S JOHN CASTLE on you.
    That’s refuse to race. I’ll only calculate your actual runners, and your substitute will only be used the way you’ve written them.

    3 This competition will last until 23rd April (Whitbread day so that’s 26 weeks).

    4 I may occasionally go for an Irish race. I will be looking for the best alternative race at another venue just in case the weather intervenes. (If all weather racing is on, then it may be this). Sorry to those who don’t like AW but as I’m putting the race up midweek I’ve no idea on how the weather will behave on Saturday. If both races are cancelled then the will be no race for that week.

    5 You only need to partake in 16 weeks minimum to qualify for a prize. Should you have less than 16 weeks I’ll still keep check on score but it’ll just be placed in a sub list and you won’t qualify for any prize.

    6 Prize money. I’m upping the prize to £50 for the winner, £35 for the runner up, £15 for the third. £10 for the best forecast. If more than one is tied for best forecast then I’ll take the straight way over the reserve way. Still trouble in splitting then those in the earliest week. So for example TFK get £704.25 in week 6 and Nathan equals it in week 7. Then the prize goes to TFK however should both pick the winning forecast in the same week then I’ll split that prize.

    7. I’m upping the stakes to £50 win, £25 EW and £1 C.S.F. (reverse) meaning each selections are £102 if both horses run. Or £50 if only 1 ran. All you need to do is state WIN or EACH WAY. It’s still a quarter the odds for a place.

    A few people got confused over the scoring so for transparency I’ll give an example.

    Win – Johnny Drama 22/1

    EW – Cockalorum 40/1
    Johnny Drama would return £1,150 Cockalorum would return £275 and the forecast returns £704.53
    This can be workout by going to the site https://www.free-bet-calculator.co.uk/

    I workout the profit by adding all payouts so in this case the payout is £2,129.53 subtract the cost £102 which leaves £2,027.53 as profit.
    If only one of your horses ran then I would deduct 50 from your previous score before adding any winnings.*

    8 Places will be the equivalent to Bookmakers standards for up to 20 runners;
    that 2 for 5 to 7;
    3 for 8 to 15;
    4 for 16 to 20.
    However for races with 21 to 24 I’m going 5 places, 25 to 28 6 places : anything above that 7 places.
    Should something refuse to race and reduces the number of places because of it, I’ll will still count the extra place. So if 25 horses line up but one refuses then I’ll still treat it like a 25 horse race. If however it doesn’t even make the line up then the places does go down to the lower limit.

    Leaderboard after fourteenth week.

    1 WYLDESYDE +1449.00 (#1)
    2 DFWARD +592.75 (#1)
    3 MICHAEL WALSH +374.00
    4 SEA PIDGEON +272.88 (#2)
    5 BOB ROLF +260.45
    6 GREENASGRASS +115.75
    7 RAYMO61 +80.11 (#1)
    8 NATHAN HUGHES +24.18
    9 THE KRYPTON FACTOR -127.27 (#2)
    10 MINCAMUS -258.50 (#10 limit reached)
    11 EP 1987 -328.75 (#9)
    12 MIDDLE OF MARCH -343.00 (#4)
    13 ROBNORTH -344.75
    14 EUROALIEN -351.00
    15 QUELLE FARCE -415.75 (#3)
    16 VENTURE TO COGNAC -439.87
    17 YAHOO -450.05 (#1)
    18 RED RUM 77 -553.00
    19 JOHN GOOCH -590.49
    20 TRIPTYCH -752.38
    21 BIG G -957.17
    22 STEVE75 -1151.00 (#1)

    Best forecast 88.49 THE KRYPTON FACTOR & RAYMO61 (Week 1) (reversed way)

    This week’s race Weather permitting is SKY BET HANDICAP CHASE (DONCASTER 3.20)

    #1580140
    greenasgrass
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    Win Fusil Raffles
    EW Storm Control
    Res Hurricane Harvey

    #1580211
    robnorth
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    • Total Posts 6220

    Win – Hill Sixteen
    Each-Way – Rocco

    Reserve – Nuts Well

    #1580221
    Quelle Farce
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    • Total Posts 374

    I can’t believe I’m tipping this to win, but here we are.

    Win – Fusil Raffles
    EW – Debece
    Res – Storm Control

    #1580223
    Nathan Hughes
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    • Total Posts 25894

    Win – Midnight Shadow
    EW – Grand Sancy
    Sub – Fusil Raffles

    Member since March 2008
    #1580247
    dfward
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    • Total Posts 1286

    Win.. Cap Du Nord (Kapcorse)
    EW.. Windsor Avenue (Storm Control)

    #1580253
    raymo61
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    • Total Posts 5361

    WIN
    DEMACHINE
    E/W
    HURRICANE HARVEY
    Reserves
    Canelo (win)
    Rocco (Each way)

    #1580269
    Michael Walsh
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    • Total Posts 1130

    3:20 Doncaster Storm Control Win
    Hill Sixteen E/W

    #1580270
    Triptych
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    • Total Posts 13583

    Fusil Raffles .. Win
    Storm Control .. EW

    Reserve:
    Grand Sancy

    Things turn out best for those who make the best of how things turn out...
    #1580275
    Euroalien
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    • Total Posts 1319

    Hurricane Harvey – Win (Debece)

    Midnight Shadow – E/Way (Grand Sancy)

    #1580280
    wyldesyde
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    • Total Posts 1707

    Midnight Shadow
    WIN
    Nuts Well
    EW

    #1580313
    bob rolf
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    • Total Posts 4288

    win – demachine
    ew – cap du nord

    res – storm control

    #1580326
    sea pidgeon
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    Storm Control. win
    Janika Place

    Res.
    Fusil Raffles

    #1580345
    John Gooch
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    • Total Posts 532

    Win Selection: Demachine

    Each Way Selection: Debece

    Reserve Selection: Fusil Raffles

    Many Thanks :good:

    #1580361
    Steve75
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    • Total Posts 1555

    Cloudy Glen (Win) / Kapcorse
    Cap Du Nord (E/W) / Fusil Raffles

    Thanks

    #1580362
    Red Rum 77
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    • Total Posts 2825

    Win : Hill Sixteen (Storm Control)

    EW : Debece (Fusil Raffles)

    #1580378
    Middle_Of_March
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    • Total Posts 2832

    Win – Fusil Raffles

    Each way – Janika

    Reserve – Debece

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