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  • #1476475
    InthestreamInthestream
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    😂😂😂 couldn’t agree more. Still, I wouldn’t knock them too much given it’s their first go (and at short notice) at it … they should learn a thing or two for next year however !!🙏

    #1476940
    Nathan HughesNathan Hughes
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    Fred has paid out on Liverpool official… :whistle:

    Member since March 2008
    #1476949
    BigGBigG
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    That’s the first week by and everyone is now on the scoreboard. Inthestream was the early
    leader after the 1st weekend, and has carried on in the same vein by adding Defi De Seuil
    (28.5 PTS) and Min didn’t do him any harm with a further 27.6 PTS. Defi was a popular choice
    also for Wakashandy, Geezer, Nathan (Show Me The Mane) and Neil. Wakashandy also boosted
    himself up to 2nd place with Envoi Allan (27.6 PTS), who also did John Gooch (Jumping Stars)
    no harm at all, and the very impressive Honeysuckle (27.8 PTS) who bolted up in the Hatton’s
    Grace and looks like she’s a cert to add plenty of points in the competition. Barrow Raiders
    and Tonge (Bourne Losers) look to have a star in their stable with Fakir D’oudairies (28.5),
    who was in a different parish by the time the rest finished. I (Firstfencefallers 1) finally
    got off the mark with Slate House (12.9 PTS). You and I have got a bit of catching up to do
    Jac, but I like to think we’re just biding our time B-)

    Here’s the lie of the land after 1st week (and a couple of days)

    1
    Inthestream1
    Points
    145.5
    2
    Wakashandy
    Points
    85.0
    3
    Geezer’s Number Two Yard
    Points
    31.8
    4
    Show me the Mane
    Points
    29.6
    5
    Neil S Stable0
    Points
    28.5
    6
    Bourne Losers
    Points
    28.5
    7
    Barrow Raiders
    Points
    28.5
    8
    Jumping Stars Free List
    Points
    27.6
    9
    Firstfencefallers 1
    Points
    12.9
    10
    Jac’s Flyers
    Points
    1.1

    #1476952
    BigGBigG
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    Fred has paid out on Liverpool official… :whistle:

    Even if they hadn’t, I reckon your money would be safe Nathan. Nobody will
    get near them :good:

    #1476966
    Nathan HughesNathan Hughes
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    Its been a long wait BigG
    so I won’t be counting my chickens just yet
    the Title if won will be worth a hell of a lot more than the money won
    so until its mathematically job done you can excuse me for biting my nails
    thanks for the update too… :good:

    Member since March 2008
    #1477430
    BigGBigG
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    Well that’s the 2nd week by, and all in all it’s beeen a bit of a quiet one.
    The only mover in the league is Neil who was very unlucky not to have a 40/1
    winner when Spiritofthegames was mugged on the line by Warthog. That was an
    inspired pick Neil and I think he’s very likely to add to your tally later on.
    He picks up 11.9 points for his valiant effort.

    Ascot is the big meeting next weekend, and the Marsh Hurdle, better known as
    the Long Walk Hurdle, is the big race. Paisley Park looks nailed on for this
    one, and rather than say who has him in their stable, it’s easier to say that
    myself (Firstfencefallers) and Inthestream are the only ones who don’t have
    him…….what were we thinking :wacko:

    So the only movement this week is Neil who moves up from 5th to 3rd place,
    and has every chance of bettering that having both Paisley Park and If The
    Cap Fits in the big one at Ascot on Saturday. Nice one Neil :good:

    This is how it looks after week 2.

    PS Many thanks to Admin or Bobby (VTC) or Nathan, whichever one it was that moved
    the thread to the Racing Competitions Forum, it’s in it’s rightful place now :good:

    1
    Inthestream1
    Points
    145.5
    2
    Wakashandy
    Points
    85.0
    3
    Neil S Stable0
    Points
    40.4
    4
    Geezer’s Number Two Yard
    Points
    31.8
    5
    Show me the Mane
    Points
    29.6
    6
    Bourne Losers
    Points
    28.5
    7
    Barrow Raiders
    Points
    28.5
    8
    Jumping Stars Free List
    Points
    27.6
    9
    Firstfencefallers 1
    Points
    12.9
    10
    Jac’s Flyers
    Points
    1.1

    #1477543
    InthestreamInthestream
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    Well spotted Big G. I think (hope) it’s one of very few entries where I don’t have PP…. I put him into most of the others …. there’s only 10 slots per entry unfortunately ! 😂

    #1478746
    InthestreamInthestream
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    What a strange Xmas period with none of the big guns scoring – Paisley Park, CPS, Lostinatranslation, Champ, Klassical Dream, Fakir d’Oudrais etc etc ..,!! Still, it’s early days yet.

    #1478747
    TriptychTriptych
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    Most of those amongst my choices :wacko: at least Battleoverdoyen is flying the flag for my stable. :good:

    Things turn out best for those who make the best of how things turn out...
    #1478792
    Red Rum 77Red Rum 77
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    How the league looks on January 2nd

    1
    Inthestream1
    Points
    160.1

    2
    Wakashandy
    Points
    113.9

    3
    Geezer’s Number Two Yard
    Points
    107.6

    4
    Neil S Stable0
    Points
    74.1

    5
    X-FACTORS
    Points
    63.8

    6
    Firstfencefallers 1
    Points
    56.9

    7
    Bourne Losers
    Points
    44.2

    8
    Show me the Mane
    Points
    44.1

    9
    Barrow Raiders
    Points
    35.4

    10
    Jac’s Flyers
    Points
    29.5

    11
    Jumping Stars Free List
    Points
    28.6

    #1478810
    BigGBigG
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    Apologies to all and many thanks Neil for updating the leaderboard. This Christmas/New Year
    thing has thrown me out a bit, it won’t happen again.

    Inthestream has kept his place at the head of the bunch I see, but a couple of good 2nd
    places in the Welsh National (Truckers Lodge) and Cyrname in the King George has Wakashandy
    closing the gap.

    A big stride up the table by Geezer’s Number Two Yard with 3 decent wins with A Plus Tard,
    Abacadabras and Al Boum Photo to push him up into 3rd place. That was the best week of anyone
    in the league, very well done sir :good:

    Nice one Neil with Delta Work, he looks like one to get you plenty of points the way he dug in
    at Leopardstown. A very nice 32.6 points to add to your tally :good:

    I see we have a new member, x-Factors in the league who joins us with with a decent 63.8 points
    to lie mid league. Welcome to you :good:

    I’ll keep my eye on the ball after this week, I don’t want to be standing in the dunces corner
    too often for going AWOL. Good luck all :good:

    #1479142
    BigGBigG
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    A relatively quiet week 5, but nonetheless a decent one for Wakashandy with a very impressive win
    from Envoi Allen who is looking to be one of the stars of the competition. A very nice 28.1 points
    helps Wakashandy cut into that lead held by Inthestream. The same horse was an equally shrewd choice
    by Jumping Stars and gets him off the foot of the table and up to 7th place. Altior in the Silviniaco
    Conti Chase at Kempton on Saturday is a fairly popular choice with 5 stables hoping he can go one better
    than his runners up place behind Cyrname last time out at Ascot. It seems that Frodon won’t be going
    to Kempton so surely this is no more than a penalty kick for Altior.

    This is the state of play after week 5

    1
    Inthestream1
    Points
    160.1
    2
    Wakashandy
    Points
    141.0
    3
    Geezer’s Number Two Yard
    Points
    107.6
    4
    Neil S Stable0
    Points
    74.1
    5
    X-FACTORS
    Points
    63.8
    6
    Firstfencefallers 1
    Points
    56.9
    7
    Jumping Stars Free List
    Points
    55.7
    8
    Bourne Losers
    Points
    44.2
    9
    Show me the Mane
    Points
    44.1
    10
    Barrow Raiders
    Points
    35.4
    11
    Jac’s Flyers
    Points
    29.5

    #1479971
    BigGBigG
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    It won’t take me long to sum up week 6, we’re all at a standstill :unsure:
    This weekend coming should resolve the log jam as there are a few
    decent shouts for more points running. Defi Du Deuil is a fairly popular
    choice in the league stables, Janika and Min (Sunday) are others.

    I’m starting to get a bad feeling about Altior. Most of us have him, and
    I just wonder exactly how bad his problems are. Henderson wasn’t happy
    about the way the BHA handled his will he won’t he participation in the
    Silviniaco Conti Chase at kempton. Henderson said he thought the horse was
    fit to run but under the circumstances he thought it better to pull him
    out. The Clarence House was mentioned as possibly his next race, but that
    hasn’t materialised either. Will we see him before Cheltenham ? or for that
    matter will we see him at all his year. I hope my misgivings are wrong, it
    would be such a shame for one of the most exciting horses for some time to
    be missing from the scene.

    I won’t copy the league table as it is exactly the same as last week. Good
    luck this weekend :good:

    #1480361
    BigGBigG
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    Quite how I deserted Defi Du Seuil, not to mention Paisley Park, this year I can’t quite
    get my head around. I was shouting DDS’s name from the rafters after I was there to watch
    him win the Triump Hurdle in 2017. I stuck him up in Bobby’s Ten To Follow as my star horse,
    back in October 2017, only for him 2 run twice that year, finishing 7/8 and 4/5. I left him
    out the following year only for him to show what he could do and I’ve done the same this year
    when he’s looked unbeatable ……why :unsure:
    Maybe I felt I’d bolted the barn door after he had bolted and missed my chance. In any case,
    plenty in here weren’t so bloody stupid and a nice 28 points was notched up by Inthstream,
    Wakashandy, Geezer’s Number Two yard, Neil’s stable and Show Me The Mane. He’s going to
    run you up a stack of points guys, very well done :good:

    There seemed to be a bit of a glitch last week as the results hadn’t changed from the previous
    week when I checked them, but Barrow Raiders should have had the points for Andy Dufresne who
    won his race at Punchestown on Sunday 12th. It is showing up now so his stable is 22.5 points
    to the good and has jumped nicely up from 10th position to 7th, so belatedly well done :good:

    So this is where we are after week 7……….

    1
    Inthestream1
    Points
    188.1
    2
    Wakashandy
    Points
    169.0
    3
    Geezer’s Number Two Yard
    Points
    135.6
    4
    Neil S Stable0
    Points
    102.1
    5
    Show me the Mane
    Points
    72.1
    6
    X-FACTORS
    Points
    63.8
    7
    Barrow Raiders
    Points
    57.9
    8
    Firstfencefallers 1
    Points
    56.9
    9
    Jumping Stars Free List
    Points
    55.7
    10
    Bourne Losers
    Points
    44.2
    11
    Jac’s Flyers
    Points
    29.5

    #1480415
    jackh1092jackh1092
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    BigG i didn’t realise this had been moved here!

    Twitter: Jackh1092
    Hindsight is 20/20 so make the most of it!

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