It had to happen

By | October 14, 2013

Well. it had to happen with all of our old friends running against each other didn’t it? Mass Rally popping in at 16s but never mind, we make our choices, support them and then hope for the best. I do think that Baccarat was hampered by his draw and didn’t really give his true running. Our other old… Read More »

What do you do?

By | October 12, 2013

Sometimes you are faced with horses that when you bet on them, they lose and when you bet against them, they win, hence they cost you twice! Now there is a race at York today in which the following horses are engaged Spinatrix, Hallelujah, Doc Hay, Mass Rally, Khubala and Baccarat. Now these horses fit into my opening… Read More »

World Cup 2014 betting tips

By | October 11, 2013

In the absence of the Premier League this weekend we turn our attentions to the World Cup with Europe and much of the world reaching what an old, red-faced former manager called “squeaky bum time”. Things aren’t quite so squeaky for Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Northern Ireland, with the first two nations fighting just to avoid finishing bottom… Read More »

All the stars aligned

By | October 8, 2013

A quick recap on the weekend’s action to start this week. What a performance by Treve in the Arc. Helmet had helped himself to the 9/2 and was sitting pretty throughout the race. The turn of foot this horse showed in the last half mile was simply scintillating and with plans to keep her in training next year,… Read More »

The Premier League gives way to internationals

By | October 8, 2013

There is no Premier League action this weekend as we have to put up with England and the other home nations doing very poor impersonations of international football teams. Before we say more about how dreadful England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are, let’s just have a very quick recap on the current Premier League standings. When action… Read More »

Sing when you’re winning

By | October 5, 2013

Tony the Bookie likes to think of himself as a Karaoke buff. Anytime we’re out and about, he will pick up the mic and slaughter any number of songs. His favourite tune to massacre is Teenage Kicks by The Undertones. Think of an even more monotone version of it than the original and you get the picture. Now… Read More »

Premier League betting advice

By | October 4, 2013

This is the last round of fixtures before the latest international break and managers, players and fans – not to mention punters – will be looking for a good weekend of Premier League action. The season so far has been a tough one for punters and whilst the top five has a very familiar feel, the absence of… Read More »

Who will win the Premier League Golden Boot?

By | October 2, 2013

With six games of the season gone the league table is beginning to look decidedly disappointing for fans of Man United and very exciting for Everton and Saints supporters. Aside from the race for the Premier League title itself, one of the other interesting season-long battles is that for the Golden Boot – the award given to the… Read More »

Why does it always rain on me?

By | September 30, 2013

I’ve mentioned this before, but when it keeps happening to you, you start to question yourself and your methods! On Saturday, we saw both Doc Hay and Dungannon win, 2 horses I backed last time out and both whom I didn’t back on Saturday. And yes Mr Hulmes text me to say thanks. It is unbelievable isn’t it?… Read More »

Well I never

By | September 28, 2013

“Let the sun shine, let the sun shine”, are words from a song that must have been sung by all the bookies this week, as the unseasonably warm weather has scuppered lots of well laid plans! Our big hope Chapter Seven needed rain and soft ground and instead got sunshine and firm going! These are the perils of… Read More »