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10 Dec 14 22:30
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Vautour Arkle 9/1 and 7/1 PP, also 5/2 win any race market.
Shaneshill win any race 8/1.
Hargam Triumph 20/1.
Vaniteux Champion Hurdle 33/1.

Not so many this season as no non runner free bet with Victor, very happy with Vautour if goes Arkle route cant see him being beat imo.
Shaneshill due out Sunday, likely to head Neptune route would be scared of stable mate if meet. ( Tell Us More )
Hargam due out Saturday should win and shorten in market.
Vaniteux also due out Saturday needs big run to shake up The New One, but expect him to go close on better ground.

Be good to hear others views and bets so far, good luck all.
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Report festivalfanatic December 11, 2014 8:43 PM GMT
piss off Glossy....yearlings aren't eligible to compete....
Report PedroPete12 December 11, 2014 11:37 PM GMT
Southfield Theatre - RSA 16s, 20s, 25s
Vaniteaux - Champion Hurdle 33s
Irving - Champion Hurdle 33s
Cue Card - Gold Cup 16s 20s
Saphir Du Rheu - any race 12s

Happy with first 2 and last one, not so sure about Irving and Cue Card though........
Report stan246 December 12, 2014 12:23 AM GMT
The New One, CH, 8-1.
Champagne Fever, GC, 20-1.
Uxizandre, CC, 20-1.

Allez Colombieres, SN, 16-1
Balder Succes, CC, 16-1.
Report harry callaghan December 12, 2014 12:59 AM GMT
funny glossyGrin
Report Glossy December 12, 2014 1:31 AM GMT
Report Ibrahima Sonko December 12, 2014 9:25 AM GMT
Top Gamble £5 @ 440 for the Arkle, probably not good enough looking at the field but still going to be a very smart horse and stranger things have happened.
Report blackngold December 12, 2014 11:07 AM GMT
nichols canyon 46s supreme
tell us more 18s neptune
apache stronghold 34s jlt

few big odds and small stakes lieutenant colonel world hurdle . real steel rsa . morning assembly gold cup.. stranger things have happend!
Report stevo1 December 13, 2014 5:37 AM GMT
Lieutenant Colonel is a big price on here for sure.
Report TheCollector December 14, 2014 10:29 AM GMT

£150 Allez Colombieres 10-1. Lost.


£180 Vautour 11-2.

Champion Hurdle

£60e/w Vaniteux 33-1


£160 Shaneshill 10-1
£150 Tell Us More 20-1


£130 Karezak 33-1

Albert Bartlett

£160 Black Hercules 10-1
£60 Shaneshill 25-1
£50 Tell Us More 11-1

I was interested in Morning Assembly for the Gold Cup at the start of the season but he seems to have disappeared. Thought it was a great run in the RSA after having not ran since December. I might go in for Hargam for the Triumph. Those 2 yesterday pulled 29 clear of the 3rd. Very confident about Vautour winning the Arkle now. Champion Hurdle bet on Vaniteux burst yesterday but may be better on good ground if they get that in March and sneak 3rd.
Report opatcho December 14, 2014 11:29 AM GMT
I took the 80's at the start of the jump season for Morning Assembly to win GC, hoping that we'd have a bit of rain in March. Then took a few 120's, but slightly concern now that he hasnt had a run or has a entry. Not sure whether yards are waiting for more cut over in Ireland, or whether MA suffered more than expected after his last run when he was reported to be sore after the race.

Currently around 100's again...
Report sageform December 14, 2014 1:30 PM GMT
Just Lord Windermere at 22 for the GC so far. stan has a nice price about The New One though.
Report .Fidway. December 14, 2014 2:30 PM GMT
Nichols Canyon
Un Des Sceaux
The New One
Don Poli
Sire De Grugy
Briar Hill
Report stevo1 December 15, 2014 10:57 PM GMT
Update, Hargam did job well will be better still if settling better on decent ground,has his stablemate to contend with now.
        Shaneshill ran well maybe against very decent rival,again would be seen to better effect with faster gallop. 
        Vaniteux put in his place by The New One, place is best he can hope for if turning up?
Report stevo1 December 15, 2014 11:01 PM GMT
Peace and Co while impressive,crazy price now 9/2 best for Triumph with over 3 months to go.Sure there may be plenty more yet to race yet.
If you were on at 25/1 good luck but anyone taking 9/2, no thanks. Some on here think he is the second coming,prefer to see him again but has been really over touted by few on here.
Report stan246 December 15, 2014 11:09 PM GMT
Cheers, did it about 15 mins after Jezki won it!
Report TheCollector December 18, 2014 12:53 PM GMT
Added Josses Hill to Arkle. £150 at 8-1
Report bluebirdfan December 18, 2014 4:11 PM GMT
I have Faugheen at 6/1 in a few decent looking multiples......Faugheen or bust
Report TheCollector December 19, 2014 3:01 PM GMT
Think that was quite impressive from Ptit Zig to give Josses Hill weight and a decent beating. Josses Hill only 6 behind Vautour and therefore have taken 60 e/w Ptit Zig at 14-1 for Arkle. 3 players now at 11-2, 8-1 and 14-1 ew. That will do.
Report deepingfox December 21, 2014 4:36 PM GMT
My Ante Post bets revolve mostly around Willie Mullins, which has worked very well for the last 2 seasons.

So far I have

FAUGHEEN 7/1 Champion Hurdle (largest bet)
TELL US MORE 20/1 Neptune Inv Hurdle
TELL US MORE 12/1 Any Festival Win
SAPHIR DU RHEU 12/1 Any Festival Win
GILGAMBOA 16/1 Any Festival Win.
DOUVAN 12/1 Supreme Novice Hurdle

Tiger Roll 33/1 Champion Hurdle

A lot to change over the next week, with all of the current PLUS List entered to run, so there could be a "flip-flopping" of PLUS to MINUS Lists before the New Year, fingers well and truly crossed for the Team.
Report TheCollector December 22, 2014 12:13 PM GMT
£25 e/w more on Josses Hill at 16-1 Arkle

£20 Cue Card to win King George & Gold Cup 125-1

£50 e/w Cue Card Gold Cup 20-1
Report stevo1 December 23, 2014 11:49 PM GMT
Lami Serge 14/1 Supreme, looks to be best at present of British hopes. Who knows what Willie may run?
Report ImSoLuckyLucky! December 25, 2014 12:08 PM GMT
As it is the season of goodwill (to bookmakers )

I have decided to have a straight win treble on the following:

I expect them not to turn up ,but heyho lets go for it

Arkle-Vautour 7/2
RSA-Kings Palace 5-1
Triumph -Top Notch 33-1

A small £5 straight win

Have a happy turkey meal!!!

Report opatcho December 25, 2014 2:25 PM GMT
I've taken the 125/1 on offer for CC to win KG and GC. I've taken this bet on the basis

1) that I'd love to see CC win the KC after coming so close last year, better ground this time could help although his form so far isn't all that great at all
2) I thought and still think he would have won last years GC given the ground came up good
3) I really like the horse

I'd rather take the 125/1 for him to win both than the 6/1 currently on offer to win the KG. If he wins the KG then his price for the GC would collapse, and he's a must better horse around Cheltenham

I can't see it happening tbh, but 125/1 was too big for me to ignore
Report BillySeagull December 26, 2014 7:41 AM GMT
The good

Tell Us More Any Race 12/1
Tell Us More Neptune 20/1 and 12/1
Kalkir Triumph 25/1
Uxizandre Queen Mother 20/1
Bordini Bumper 16/1
Vautour Arkle 11/2 and 5/1
Black Hercules Any Race 8/1
Black Hercules Albert Bartlett 10/1
Ballycasey Ryanair 16/1
Mullins to win the three novice hurdles 33/1
Shutthefrontdoor Gold Cup 50/1

The indifferent
Shaneshill Any race 7/1
Don Poli RSA 14/1 and 10/1 (huge price if it runs in RSA)

The dead
Allez Colombieres Supreme 16/1Sad
Report festivalfanatic December 26, 2014 9:31 AM GMT

I think 2 of your better positions are represented by your indifferent bets! I have them both though Don Poli to win any race.

Shaneshill is a Kings Theatre and will be seen to much better effect on Spring ground.

If Gigginstown think Don Poli might be a Gold Cup horse in 2017, then he'll be running in the RSA, not the 4 miler. Really progressive profile...I like this horse a lot.
Report festivalfanatic December 26, 2014 9:32 AM GMT bad.....I mean 2016 Gold Cup!
Report BillySeagull December 26, 2014 12:29 PM GMT
Hope you are right festivalfanaticGrin
Report stevo1 December 28, 2014 3:48 PM GMT
Good run from Lt Colonel today,happy with my few quids at 95s and 100s on here. Race still wide open on the 1st two from today. Beat That due out next week.
Vautour bet looks dodgy but one more run then we will know for sure?Hopefully Willie may tell what was wrong re his comments.
Report sageform December 29, 2014 2:57 PM GMT
Jollyallen for the Neptune and Dodging Bullets for the QM are my new but very small AP bets for Cheltenham.
Report rogerthebutler December 29, 2014 5:34 PM GMT
Just Gilgamboa for the Arkle at 20's, each-way at present.

Pretty restrained year this time around.
Report Mr Eboue December 29, 2014 5:43 PM GMT
I'm keeping my powder dry until the final decs are made for the 3m handicap chase on the first day. I will back the Jonjo O'neill entry with the worst form who has been tenderly ridden all winter on soft ground. Take the 20/1 a week before and watch with glee as the beast romps in at 9/2.
Report stevo1 December 29, 2014 6:18 PM GMT
They are certainly running poorly enough to get well handicapped.
Report fix December 29, 2014 6:56 PM GMT
I have started my Cheltenham Portfolio (prices taken)
Supreme Nov Hdr     Douvan                                 12/1
Arkle Chase              Vantour                                 4/1
Champion Hurdle       Jezki                                    6/1  (Max Bet)
OLBG Mares             Aurore D'Estruval                10/1
Nat Hunt Ch             Sausilito Sunrise                   16/1
Neptune Nov Hdr     Jollyallan                               20/1 (Max Bet)
RSA Nov Chase         Don Poli                                 10/1 (Max Bet)  Again 7/1 (Max Bet)
Champ Chase             Valdez                                   50/1 (injured out for season)
Bumper                      Potters Point                        16/1
JLT Nov Chase          Valseur Lido                          10/1 (Max Bet)
Ryanair                      Valseur Lido                          33/1
Ryanair                       Djakadam                             25/1
World Hurdle             At Fishers Cross                  16/1
Triumph Hurdle          Top Notch                            33/1
Triumph Hurdle          Bristol De Mai                      10/1
Albert Bartlett          Definitly Red                        33/1
Gold Cup                     Djakadam                             40/1
Gold Cup                     Boston Bob                           25/1
Note I have taken these prices and placed multiple Lucky 15's with the Max selections repeated in many L/15's  I used to be a single bet investor and lost. Now I live the dream and enjoy the action. Have Fun
Report stevo1 December 29, 2014 6:57 PM GMT
Just watched Novice Chase at Leopardstown, have added Apache Stronghold at 20s with BV big price if heading for that race?
Report stevo1 January 1, 2015 11:04 PM GMT
Dynaste 33/1 Gold Cup with PP, if heading big if,certainly wont be that price. In wide open race bar Conti is surely overpriced?
Lami Serge 14/1 in Supreme backed few days back.
Report TheCollector January 2, 2015 11:35 AM GMT
Is going for the Ryanair.
Report SEATHESTARS....NO1 January 2, 2015 12:20 PM GMT
My Chelt' portfolio as of now (only going to get bigger Crazy)

Simonsig           £*****  ew   7/1   1/5 1-3
The Tullow Tank    £*****  ew   8/1   1/5 1-3
Gilgamboa          £*****  ew   7/1   1/5 1-3
Black Hercules     £*****  ew   7/1   1/5 1-3

Alvisio Ville      £****   ew   14/1  1/4 1-3

Josses Hill        £****   ew   12/1  1/4 1-3
Gilgamboa          £****   ew   14/1  1/4 1-3
Vibrato Valtat     £****   ew   20/1  1/4 1-3 

Faugheen           £*****  win  7/4           lads (Laid part off on here at 2.38-2.4)
The New One        £*****  ew   7/2   1/4 1-3
Jezki              £*****  ew   13/2  1/4 1-3
Hurricane Fly      £*****  ew   20/1  1/4 1-3
Tiger Roll         £*****  ew   25/1  1/4 1-3 gone and forgot about but for the purposes of profit/loss their still on here
Irving             £*****  ew   33/1  1/4 1-3 gone and forgot about but for the purposes of profit/loss their still on here

Parlour Games      £****   ew   14/1  1/4 1-3
Windsor Park       £****   ew   16/1  1/4 1-3
Tell us More       £*****  ew   20/1  1/5 1-3
Vyta Du Rol        £****   ew   20/1  1/4 1-3

Don Poli           £*****  ew   7/1   1/4 1-3
Coneygree          £*****  ew   14/1  1/4 1-3
The Young Master   £*****  ew   16/1  1/4 1-3

Sprinter Sacre     £*****  win  7/2 (Laid part off on here weeks ago at 3.5 - 3.7, red to the tune of £2 SS, green to just under this stake the field)
Balder Succes      £*****  ew   16/1 1/4 1-3

Valseur Lido       £*****  ew   6/1  1/4 1-3

lieutenant Colonel £*****  ew   14/1 1/4 1-3

Top Notch          £*****  ew   33/1 1/4 1-3

Silviniaco Conti   £*****  win  20/1
Lord Windermere    £*****  ew   12/1 1/4 1-3
Road to Riches     £*****  ew   20/1 1/4 1-3
Sam Winner         £*****  ew   33/1 1/4 1-3
Report Rathgorman82 January 2, 2015 1:38 PM GMT
Good ones :
Alvisio Ville 33/1 EW B365
Douvain 12/1 Boyles

Kalkir 25/1 EW BetVictor

Bad Ones
Un De Sceaux 14/1 Coral

OFailons Boy 20/1 PPower
Champagne Fever 14/1 PPower

Looking shaky

Sir De Grugy 4/1 Betfred
Report Wicketd January 2, 2015 3:17 PM GMT
im not one for caring how much people stake but seathestars you're hilarious, if youre not even going to put how much youre staking why even put a £ sign and a load of stars implying you bet big? why not just put 20/1 EW. its embarrassing Laugh
Report .Fidway. January 2, 2015 3:21 PM GMT
the stars represent 50ps so 5 stars is £2.50 imo
Report .Fidway. January 2, 2015 3:21 PM GMT
the stars represent 50ps so 5 stars is £2.50 imo
Report SEATHESTARS....NO1 January 2, 2015 3:22 PM GMT
To keep people like you guessing Wicketd Wink

Report SEATHESTARS....NO1 January 2, 2015 3:35 PM GMT
Just sharing my portfolio so far, not wanting to share my staking. Have to say though, 5 stars with a decimal point cannot possibly equal £2.50 as that is only 4, even i can work that one out to be fair Laugh as if there was no decimal point and i did include the £ sign it must be 20000, or with perhaps 20.00Confused

Just saying Wink

Why would stars represent increments of, and not digitsConfused

Silly poster MischiefSilly
Report wellchief January 2, 2015 3:48 PM GMT
I don't mind admitting that I'm only a small time punter.  Last couple of years I've probably staked about £450 - £500 for the entire festival, and so far have about £280 on.

Best ones so far are:

Conti - Gold Cup - 40/1 and 12/1
Lieutenant Colonel - World Hurdle - 66/1, 25/1 and 16/1

Ones that I like, but are still a similar price

Gilgamboa - Arkle - 20/1
Apache Stronghold - JLT - 20/1 and 16/1
Sprinter - QMCC - 4/1 and 11/4 NRNB

Written off

Simonsig - Any Race - 7/1
Irving - Champion Hurdle - 33/1
Vaniteux - Champion Hurdle - 33/1
Morning Assessmbly - Gold Cup - 50/1
Ma Feuille - Gold Cup - 33/1
Diakali - World Hurdle - 45/1

Last three are all less than a fiver each that I put on after a few too many Johnnie Walker's!

Wild Card

Vautour - Any Race - 6/1 (backed 7's for the Arkle and layed off at 4/1)
Vautour (Arkle) + Sprinter Double - 30/1
Vautour (Arkle) + Conti Double - 100/1

So although I've got Vautour any race, I still really want him in the Arkle - for the quality of the race and to keep my two nice doubles alive.

The "dare to dream treble"

Douvan (Supreme), Shaneshill (Neptune) + Black Hercules (Albert Bartlett) - £20 pays over £15k!

I may add Champagne West for the RSA soon.  I'd like to back Ptit Zig for the JLT and Don Cossack for the Ryanair, but I fear I've missed the boat on them and are now too short.

I usually have loads of small bets covering pretty much all non handicaps, but I've changed strategy this year and been a bit more selective, but just gone in a bit bigger on fewer selections.

Good luck all.
Report deepingfox January 2, 2015 4:01 PM GMT
Post-Christmas update on my Team of fancies.

FAUGHEEN 7/1 Champion Hurdle (largest bet) - enhanced his position
TELL US MORE 20/1 Neptune Inv Hurdle - runs on Sunday
TELL US MORE 12/1 Any Festival Win - runs on Sunday
GILGAMBOA 16/1 Any Festival Win. - [i]Superb Xmas win.
DOUVAN 12/1 Supreme Novice Hurdle - Unraced over Xmas.

SAPHIR DU RHEU 12/1 Any Festival Win - FALLER - Festival handicap now?

Tiger Roll 33/1 Champion Hurdle - Write Off

2016 GOLD CUP - DON POLI 25/1 (couldn't resist, to me he looks the real deal)
Report Wicketd January 2, 2015 4:07 PM GMT
but seathestars i dont care, it just looks like you trying to make a statement which appears to me as extremely childish Confused

i think you're a horse or two light on the champion hurdle also, might not have all bases covered Laugh
Report SEATHESTARS....NO1 January 2, 2015 4:24 PM GMT

As a few on here will already know i am small time. I don't know why i used stars really to cover my stakes and not just post the prices. Never thought in a million years it would matter a jot to anyone really. But clearly it does. I am a £5 - £25 ew punter really with only 2 horses mentioned above with more on, which have been layed off to the tune of the difference to which i am comfortable with though i have successfully traded one to a point i have the field win me my stake back which is i guess the holy grail of traders on here.
Report Wicketd January 2, 2015 4:45 PM GMT
fair enough Cool

my best antepost bet so far is faugheen at 5s...worst is probably sgt reckless for arkle at 20s, no idea why they ran in xmas hurdle
Report foolsgold123 January 2, 2015 5:36 PM GMT
Whole festival evolves round Faugheen and Sprinter Sacre for me at the minute.
Report Joist January 2, 2015 7:39 PM GMT
Supreme: Jollyallan - £2 at 80.0 on here
Arkle: Gilgamboa - £10 at 16/1 Hills, Vautour - £20 at 5.4 on here
Champion Hurdle: Faugheen - £10 at 13 on here (before Punchestown earlier this year, now laid most off Cry), also £40 at 7/4 at Racebets after Christmas Hurdle
Neptune: Tell Us More - £10 at 9/1 at Racebets
RSA: Coneygree - £10 at 12/1 at Racebets
Bumper: Bordini - £5ew at 14/1 at Racebets
JLT: Apache Stronghold - £10 at 20/1 Hills
World Hurdle: Briar Hill - £10 at 8/1 at Racebets
Triumph: Peace And Co - £10 at 9/2 at Racebets
Albert Bartlett: No More Heroes - £10 at 8/1 at Paddy Power

Overall very happy with where I'm at so far, holistically much better than typically is the case.

Imminently looking to add Lieutenant Colonel, more on Bordini, and maybe L'Ami Serge. Also Ballycasey for the Ryanair, Beat That at the price now for World Hurdle, and I like Lord Windermere for the Gold Cup after seemingly being ridden for a turn of foot last time will be much better at Cheltenham on Spring Ground over further than 3m.
Report BillySeagull January 3, 2015 7:21 PM GMT
The good

Tell Us More Any Race 12/1
Tell Us More Neptune 20/1 and 12/1 (Big day Tomorrow !!)
Kalkir Triumph 25/1
Don Poli RSA 14/1 and 10/1 (the only race for him surely)
Bordini Bumper 16/1
Black Hercules Any Race 8/1
Black Hercules Albert Bartlett 10/1
No More Heroes Albert Bartlett 6/1
Shutthefrontdoor Gold Cup 50/1
Mullins to win the three novice hurdles 33/1
Mullins to win the three novice chases 33/1
Irish to have 15+ winners 9/1 (possibly the best bet of the lot)

The indifferent

Shaneshill Any race 7/1
Vautour Arkle 11/2 and 5/1
Uxizandre Queen Mother 20/1
Ballycasey Ryanair 16/1

The dead

Allez Colombieres Supreme 16/1
Report stevo1 January 3, 2015 8:06 PM GMT
Good win by Lami today hope after all for some ante-posts!
Report stevo1 January 3, 2015 8:11 PM GMT
Collector maybe look back at some of your fantasy bets  ffs!
Report TheCollector January 4, 2015 5:37 PM GMT
Fantasy bets? All been put up in good time. And to be honest a very poor ante post book from my end. Would like them all back to be honest. I've had quite a few more which look pretty good but I can't be arsed putting them up on here to be honest. What's the point one wonders...
Report stevo1 January 4, 2015 9:10 PM GMT
Collector think good few of us have some poor looking ante-post bets, Tell us More backed by good few on here disappointing today.
Report Hanbury January 6, 2015 6:58 PM GMT
Have £5 at 900/1 on Unioniste to win the Gold Cup and £2 at 820/1 for Diakali to win the Champion.
Report stevo1 January 6, 2015 7:21 PM GMT
Watching Tell Us more race again,think worth another go over 2m 4f,had to all donkey work,but jumped really well.
The Young Master latest to be cursed by me in RSA.
Report alleged22 January 6, 2015 7:37 PM GMT
not sure the form amounts to much stevo1 only time will tell, but as you say the positive is his jumping, he.ll make a lovely chaser Happy
Report stevo1 January 13, 2015 3:02 PM GMT
Update Double, Douvan 5/2 Supreme, Tell Us More 12/1 Neptune. E/w double Jezki 6/1 and Zarkandar 12/1. Single Gold Cup before being pricewised Carlingford Lough average 39, at least decent trade. Arkle Vibrato Valtat 20/1. Neptune Tell us More 14.9.
Vautour hopefully going Irish Arkle,then onto Arkle at Cheltenham,Vaniteux bet gone,Hargam 20/1 Lami Serge 14/1,Lt Colonel average 53, still looking ok.
Not sure about Apache Stronghold going back in trip for Irish Arkle? The Young Master hopefully still on track for RSA,but if Don Poli heading there think they may switch to 4 miler?
Festival hope you right re Vautour end of month we may know if wins Irish Arkle. Also have Shaneshill to win any race at 8/1 and Tell Us More
at 7/1 and Vautour 9/4 lol to win any race.
Report bluebirdfan January 15, 2015 10:36 AM GMT
My best antepost price I have is the 16/1 on No More Heroes for the Albert Bartlett (if Gordon lets him come over). The worst bet I have is the fact that bet is doubled with Tell Us More for the Neptune
Report stevo1 January 15, 2015 8:23 PM GMT
Not that bad Bluebird, have few worse than that, eg added Champagne Fever before race today 6/1 win any race.
Report Tory January 15, 2015 9:29 PM GMT
Tell Us More will go off 3rd fav at worst and we have an absolute hideous fav in Parlour Games - that horse has no chance of winning the Neptune
Report stevo1 January 15, 2015 10:00 PM GMT
Agree Tory big stat against Fav as well re lto win, think Tell Us More got cracking chance in open race.
Report Tory January 15, 2015 10:05 PM GMT
He's 7, won the challow and started his career on the flat. One of those in isolation would put me off and yet we have all 3!!

I'm on TUM at 20/1 and Shaneshill @10/1. Happy enough with that for the time being
Report stevo1 January 15, 2015 11:36 PM GMT
Snap backed Shaneshill win any race while back 8/1, needs to jump better than lto.
Report Roger The Butler January 16, 2015 12:05 AM GMT
Had a cracking treble in November:

More Of That 5/2 - subsequently trounced and now 4/1
Annie Power Evs - subsequently lame and now 6/4
Vautour 6/1 - subsequently trounced, now 8/1 and less likely to even go for the Arkle

That's some shrewd work.
Report TheCollector January 16, 2015 8:11 AM GMT
Agree 100% Tory. Parlour Games will simply not win this.
Report Paterson92 January 18, 2015 4:13 PM GMT
Vautour - Arkle just as bad as Allez Colombieres - Supreme for me right now.
Report stevo1 January 18, 2015 4:44 PM GMT
Looks that way,only compensation got Vautour to win any race.
Report stevo1 January 19, 2015 9:21 PM GMT
Topped up on The Young Master 14/1  RSA, trainer stated preferred option,only worry is no run 2015, but has rating of 151 and c/d wimmer vastly improved. Also Geraghty may ride if Hendo has nothing.
Report stevo1 January 19, 2015 9:21 PM GMT
Wimmer lol Winner
Report stevo1 January 21, 2015 5:41 AM GMT
Glens Melody 11.5 in Mares, if coming over would have cracking chance if Annie dont show? Unlucky last year when messing up 2nd last behind Quevega.
Vibrato Valtat 20/1 e/w Arkle, under radar a little goes Warwick next month, may pick up pieces if likely strong pace he will get, hopefully Noel will ride.
Dynaste glad to see entered Saturday, whether shows or not hopefully does and wins then goes for Gold.
Report stevo1 January 22, 2015 11:43 PM GMT
Topped up Wounded Warrior bet in National Hunt Chase, average b/f price 22. Still decent value at 10/1 if Don Poli heads to RSA hopefully.
His form is rock solid inc 2nd to Don Poli btn 2 1/2, then lto beat Rule The World 9 1/2.
Hopefully goes for 4 miler as Giggy have Don Poli for Rsa.
Report peatysandy January 23, 2015 6:11 AM GMT
Parlour Games will creep into it and do 'em for toe. Stats are against it but ridiculous to say it has no chance.
Report showboat1975 January 23, 2015 5:52 PM GMT
My best are Valseur Lido at 30s for RSA, Tell Us More at 18 for Neptune (still wouldn't rule him out of it but Supreme a poss), Champagne Fever at 14s for CC

Worst is all my accums with Vautour to win Arkle and Briar Hill to win WH :(
Report sageform January 25, 2015 5:26 AM GMT
Dodging Bullets and Many Clouds both much shorter than my AP now but I'm still only in for very small stakes at this stage. The most frustrating is Jollyallen for the Neptune. Looks like going for the Supreme but I don't fancy him for that!
Report stevo1 January 25, 2015 8:43 PM GMT
Bad weekend re ante-post me thinks re Tell Us More and Dynaste ( Gold Cup ) not sure Tell us More will go Neptune after Outlander winning today, but they do ran horses against each other Giggy that is.
Report Paterson92 January 25, 2015 8:55 PM GMT
Vautour, Vautour and f*cking Vautour some more.
Report opatcho January 25, 2015 8:57 PM GMT
Dynaste GC :(
Report stevo1 January 25, 2015 9:35 PM GMT
Paterson, gave up on my Arkle bets re Vautour while back,still think he should go as only stablemate to beat. Jlt looks harder race to win re more open?
Report stevo1 January 27, 2015 6:48 AM GMT
Whisper 16/1 World Hurdle in very open race bar MTT,closely matched with SDR. Havent backed anything for Champion Chase yet, bar Champagne Fever win any race, but cant see why Dodging Bullets is not Fav,appears different horse this season,and has won the right races.danger could be stablemate if heading here Al Ferof.
Report stevo1 January 31, 2015 12:28 AM GMT
Dodging Bullets 9/2 added nr no bet,also put in e/w treble with Lami Serge and Dynaste ( Ryanair ).
Thomas Brown 16/1 in Albert Bartlett.
Report Breedingmad January 31, 2015 12:55 AM GMT
I can't have Dynaste,I think the ground will be good/soft at worse good/firm at best and a lot of the slow ground
horse will get turned over..
Report stevo1 January 31, 2015 1:48 AM GMT
He is not a slow ground horse,won this race last year on good ground,wont be good/firm at festival no chance.
Report robbo69 February 1, 2015 7:57 AM GMT
Could you just let me know who you got on Don Poli for 2016 GC with? I totally agree with you and am looking to start betting it but cant find a price from my local shops.
Report stevo1 February 3, 2015 11:04 AM GMT
Very happy with Hargam hopefully not a one horse race now lol.
First handicap bet done Mendip Express in 3 miler 16/1.
Lt Colonel very weak on here last 10 days,dont look good?
Report benkneale03 February 13, 2015 8:27 PM GMT
I've done well with the antepost this year and easily the biggest tank i've had which has increased every year of the 4 or 5 proper ones i've spent having a bet. A lot of these have seemed really obvious to me and I haven't risked many before races, more like jumping on over reactions or under ratings of runs. I have aimed to have enough on to return a certain amount on each one and after adding my bets up i've only really spent about what one would return and that's with some decent sized trixies and yanks included at some good prices. 

jollyallan - 25/1 supreme - available within hours of it being obvious it had ran to 150+ and a mighty rating for a novice in the run behind GLV.

vatour - arkle - 8/1. - more or less wrote this off but we'll see.

The new one - champion hurdle 7/2. Since last year's festival I told myself i'd be making a new hobby out of backing faugheen champ hurdle and this for arkle. I done this but only managed a few whilst faugheen was still around 5/1. I have that in my pocket which covers around a quarter of my ante post but as soon as faugheen went around 6/4 after one run all the value went to TNO so i've jumped ship. 

polly peachum 16/1 e/w mares hurdle - Willing to completely put a line through last race when a tired faller/pulled up after slip on first try over 3m. We also now know it doesn't handle the  bad ground as it was withdrawn a few weeks later over similar. That run was the difference between being 5/1 and 16/1 which was wrong and without anything new it's already 12s best. I'm sure this will be a steady steamer and go off at least half the price i've got and much more closer to aurore destruval. 

wounded warrior - 8/1 NH chase - placed recently when PP moved Don Poli out for this and in for the RSA.

stellar notion - 16/1 e/w novices handicap chase - Another i'm happy to overlook last race considering it needed to run in it to qualify for this but could not recieve a penalty as it was already rated 138. Looks an obvious blot and without that run he'd come here with a solid , progressive profile. Can't have it he's exposed for a yard that is usually so patient. No real rush to back as it may go under the radar and wouldn't be surprised to see it go off bigger.

Parlour games - 16/1. neptune - like jollyallan I backed when it was obvious it had ran to a proper mark for a novice last time out. One that is possibly vulnerable to a classy one but half the price already and big enough to get involved in another in the race closer to the time. 

Southfield theatre - 20/1 RSA. - Was really taken by the comments from Nicholls before this season when he suggested he'd make ''an awesome chaser'' and he already had the profile of cheltenham performer and a gritty stayer. With the RSA mentioned early it made sense and I was impressed with his effort last week over a steadily ran 2m4f which would have really favoured melodic rendezvous. MR is hard to assess but there's a really good chance that's a great bit of form considering ifandbutwhynot ran to 137 after he was thrashed off levels by boondooma who melodic beat well first time out over fences. Really good prep as they know he'll stay so could afford a build up less harsh than most. 

Don Poli - 4/1 RSA. - Another struck when Paddy shortened him for this recently. I think it's really interesting **** have priced up based on NRNB and offered 4/1 coneygree. They won't take a bet so it's useless but if that's the benchmark for coneygree i'll probably be laying DP off and making coney one of the biggest bets i've had. The rating is no fluke and the 2nd highest rated chaser in the gold cup so far should be nowhere near 4/1 for the RSA. If he doesn't line up i'm happy DP goes plenty shorter if lining up and taken the risk. Can't imagine a future gold cup horse to be shown down the 4m route by Giggi when they have the fav for that anyway without DP.
Sacre - 7/2 QM chase. Placed just before his comeback when heard that they seeing the old spark at home. Possibly a little concerning that there's not been much heard of him since but the race looked to me like it was fitness.   

Au quortz - bumper 16/1. - Another with strong whispers before his last run so jumped on.

apache stronghold - 66/1 jlt (to win any race really with hills special 8th feb) - Kindly pointed out to me the other week on here the morning of the 8th. I've got a little feeling this has got plenty of progressing to do based on that win because he showed potent gears and tactical speed considering the trip to get him up with the pace and then battled gamely. He looks to have all the tools and I went in again at 8/1 afterwwards.

close touch - 20/1 JLT - Disappointing by it's last run but it was also too bad to be true and i'll probably still go back in again at 25/1 now. His hurdles form has worked out extremely well and he looked so classy on chase debut to think he isn't still a serious horse.   

coneygree - 12/1 NRNB - gold cup. - If he lines up it will only be because the ground has came soft and if so he's likely to be plenty shorter given his rating. Biggest novice rating since 2000 and that one went off 13/2. This renewal is as wide open as any really so no surprise to see it close to something like that. It seems a no brainer risk free bet.

Had a few early this season that are write offs - Wonderful charm gold cup, dynaste gold cup 33/1 after he was 2nd over christmas, carraig mor RSA, bivouac triumph but will cover for fred winter - his run was too bad to be true last time and is now suspect given it dropped to 139 from 147 so gets him in the handicap.
Report Tucho February 13, 2015 8:39 PM GMT
Worst is Tell Us More, was my first bet of the season, it's shorter than when I backed it but I don't fancy it now and have pretty much written it off. Best is probably a multiple from early December, Un De Sceuax 6/1 Arkle + Faugheen 2/1 Champ + Vautour 3/1 JLT.

84/1 treble that is now about 15/1 due to UDS price collapse. Shame I don't have singles at that price, no idea what I was thinking to be honest. Sad
Report stevo1 February 13, 2015 9:39 PM GMT
Recent additions Nichols Canyon Neptune, to replace likely non-starter Tell Us More.
Dicosimo 26 on here Triumph, back up to Hargam.
Martello Tower 17.5 Albert Barlett,think this has cracking chance,danger Thomas Brown.

Overall looking really good bar,Tell us More any race and Neptune,not sure if will turn up at all?

No more now till nr no bet kicks in hopefully 2 weeks time.
Report deepingfox February 13, 2015 10:32 PM GMT

DON POLI 25/1 for 2016 gold Cup was with Betfred, he has been clipped to 20/1 - which I still think is way too big.  BFred have loads on this years Gold Cup horses at the top of the market, and history shows not many win after their debut in the race.

Good Luck.
Report stevo1 February 14, 2015 5:59 PM GMT
Ryanair Ma Filleule 12/1, couldn't resist in weakish looking field.
Ran a stormer last season behind Holywell in opening day handicap,
hopefully improvement to come after today, will be in the mix.
Report stevo1 February 20, 2015 10:31 AM GMT
Not long to go now,few more added in last week,Nichols Canyon@7s Neptune. Johns Spirit 10s back up to Ma Filleule.
Paint The Clouds 7s Foxhunters.
Glens Melody 6s,Nichols Canyon6s ,Ma Filleule 10s e/w doubles treble.
Also added Top Notch 14s in Triumph.
Report stevo1 February 21, 2015 9:30 PM GMT
Few more non nr no bet b365, The Young Master again National Hunt Chase 10/1,as backed already for RSA.
Valseur Lido  JLT.
Got Cheltenham Festival guide today so will start going thru the
Report gravy February 21, 2015 9:43 PM GMT
Got £4 at 33 and £6 at 31 for Faugheen for CH on here after he won Neptune. Happy with that, even if it was buttons.

Don't know what's worse, having 70, 65 and 60 for a total of £15 on here for Valseur Lido in RSA, or having £50 at 11-2 with the books on Vautour for Arkle.
Two losers in this year's game of Willie Roulette!
Report stevo1 February 21, 2015 10:53 PM GMT
Few like that Gravy worst is Vautour for Arkle like a few on here,but have some decent ones at prices,
still on target. Nice prices on Faugheen, one race havent had single on yet.
Backed Jezki in doubles with Zarkandar at 12s,may steam into Faugheen on day if 7/4 ish as think likely winner.
Report stevo1 March 2, 2015 12:12 PM GMT
Sizing John Supreme 25s e/w in PP Douvan wins free bet, has some very decent form,overpriced big time imo.
Irish Cavalier and Oscar Fortune in Novices Hcap Chase, day both 25s.
Good luck all and enjoy next week.
Report benkneale03 March 2, 2015 5:43 PM GMT
Caught a few at good prices but wonderful charm gold cup, carraig mor RSA and close touch JLT/any race have been my main no shows. My best value are all decent each way chances rather than most likely winners but hoping to land one.

southfield theatre 16/1 and 20/1 to win LTO & festival.
Jollyallan 25/1 supreme
Polly peachum 20/1 Mares.
Apache stronghold 66/1 to win LTO and at the festival.
parlour games 16/1 neptune

Another few on their way to becoming good value and NRNB risk free are general principle 20/1 bumper and coneygree 14/1 gold cup. Both will likely go off around half the odds if lining up.
Report stevo1 March 9, 2015 5:23 AM GMT
Benk nice couple of prices there,especially Apache.
Last couple in Handicaps done Lyvius 40/1 and Baradari 20/1
in Coral, Brother Brian 14/1 Pertemps.
Just a Par 27s Clondaw Knight 20s Kim Muir.
Pendra 12s Ned Stark 9s in Ultima.

Good luck all
Report sageform March 9, 2015 9:10 AM GMT
worst are Rock on Ruby, Jollyallen for the Neptune and Zarib for the Triumph-all non runners and Calipto for the County-very unlikely now.
Best are Dodging Bullets at 15, Many Clouds and Lord Windermere both at 24 and (my nap) Wishfull Thinking at 34. I also fancy Zarib for the Fred Winter but he has never been much longer than the current price.
Report stevo1 March 9, 2015 9:18 AM GMT
Good luck sage,still looking at Fred Winter very hard but Zarib top of my list at present.
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