Stat of the Day: 19th July 2012
So the winning run stopped yesterday. But it was a lovely soft landing for SotD followers as Chris nailed a 20/1 third place (which paid 9.23 Betfair place SP)!
Today, we’re off to the Derby, in the…
No, obviously not that Derby. We’re a bit late for that. Rather, this is the Ladies’ Derby, or a Class 4 one and a half mile handicap if you prefer.
It’s a ‘horses for courses’ type stat today, as Epsom is most definitely a ‘horses for courses’ type course.
The horse in question is Shesha Bear, who has won three times at Epsom, and placed another twice, from seven starts. All three of those wins were over today’s mile and a half trip, and the horse has also won three of the four times she’s raced on good to soft ground. (She’s won on good and soft too, so any easing or firming up won’t be a problem).
Shesha Bear also has a head to head record against today’s rivals of six from six. In other words, of the six times she’s raced against another horse entered here, she’s beaten those horses all six times.
There are a fair few dangers in the race, including Julia Feilden’s The Ducking Stool, who is in fine form just now. But the one for whom conditions are best suited is Shesha Bear. 5/1 BOG is available from the Power of Paddy at time of writing, but do…
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