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tototoner

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Got to say I was mightily impressed with Paisley Park back in January when romping home by 12 lengths against a very strong field in the Cleeve at Cheltenham.

Entered for the stayers hurdle at the festival, and although little value left, I think I'll be using it in multiple combination bets.
Too short for me, he has looked impressive this year but what has he beaten.

I think the Irish form is much better in this division and if Faugheen turns up and looks well I can see him going off fav and winning, Supasundae probably to chase him home
 

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Too short for me, he has looked impressive this year but what has he beaten.

I think the Irish form is much better in this division and if Faugheen turns up and looks well I can see him going off fav and winning, Supasundae probably to chase him home
I got on at 7/2 after the Cheltenham run. It was the nature of the win that convinced me. Powering up the hill like that after running three miles is pretty impressive. Absolutely destroyed black ops and wholestone but maybe doesn't count for too much. Can only beat what's in front of you though.

The form in general is so tough to call though. The dry ground is screwing everyone's plans up. Also seem to be few stand out horses this year. Think it could be a good Cheltenham for the bookies.
 

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Gordon Elliot caught off camera at preview night saying Measureofmydreams in the best form of any horse he has.

Runs in Kim Muir, last race Thursday
 

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Again might be useful

https://www.narrowingthefield.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Ten-essential-Cheltenham-Festival-stats-you-need-to-know.pdf

On Cheltenham I have read and watched a few previews and a few horses have been mentioned more than once.

City Island in the Ballymore, very lightly raced Irish horse been aimed at this race for a long time, owned by the race sponsor, its about 10/1

Paul Nicholls Friend or Foe in the Juvenile HCP Hurdle ( old Fred Winter), very unexposed and carries only 10-5, its about 9/1
Nice touch landed by City Island
 

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Again might be useful

https://www.narrowingthefield.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Ten-essential-Cheltenham-Festival-stats-you-need-to-know.pdf

On Cheltenham I have read and watched a few previews and a few horses have been mentioned more than once.

City Island in the Ballymore, very lightly raced Irish horse been aimed at this race for a long time, owned by the race sponsor, its about 10/1

Paul Nicholls Friend or Foe in the Juvenile HCP Hurdle ( old Fred Winter), very unexposed and carries only 10-5, its about 9/1
Backed City Island based on this.

Top man!
 

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Headed to Louisville next Friday for my first Kentucky Derby. Dont care much about the race but Im planning on hitting the Bourbon Bar that opens at 8am and is complimentary with our tickets.
 

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Headed to Louisville next Friday for my first Kentucky Derby. Dont care much about the race but Im planning on hitting the Bourbon Bar that opens at 8am and is complimentary with our tickets.
On the bucket list for sure.
 

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Ruby Walsh announces retirement with immediate effect after winning Punchestown Gold Cup on Kemboy
 

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Headed to Louisville next Friday for my first Kentucky Derby. Dont care much about the race but Im planning on hitting the Bourbon Bar that opens at 8am and is complimentary with our tickets.
Lucky. Kentucky Derby is a bucket list item. I plan to be winning alot of money on Saturday off the races. However, it's more likely I will be losing alot of money on Saturday
 

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The bookies favorite, Omaha Beach, scratched. It’s about to be a chaotic Derby Saturday. Last time the favorite was scratched from the race, Mine That Bird won the Kentucky Derby at 50/1.
 

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Not like a frenchman to involve himself in something that has nothing to do with them on American soil and come away victorious:cautious:

Really though, War of Will should have been the one contesting that. The wrong horse won that objection. Maximum Security should have won that over Country House. The event had very little to do with him and everything to do with Maximum Security and War of Will.

I had Improbable myself. Big time. I lost alot of money.
 
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