Stat of the Day, 16th April 2016

Friday’s Result :

7.35 Dundalk: Midnitemudcrabs @ 11/2 BOG Result not yet in ()

I’ve had to post early tonight due to family obligations, so Friday’s result is unknown at this stage…

Saturday’s runner goes in the…

2.20 Thirsk

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Alan Swinbank and Ben Curtis have formed a strong alliance in recent times, and their five year record at Thirsk reads five winners from 21 runners (24%, +31.50). In handicaps those figures improve to four from twelve (33%, +14.50).

They pair up with two handicap runners on Saturday – Final Venture and Kinema (4.40) – and it is the former that gets the SotD nod.

Final Venture has the highest speed rating in the field, is well drawn in twelve (see below), and seems to enjoy soft/heavy ground (placed on both occasions he’s faced it).

High draws have had the best of it at Thirsk on deep ground

High draws have had the best of it at Thirsk on deep ground

He should improve a little for his seasonal bow – that race being his first for nine months – and he’s taken to score, at 7/2 BOG with Hills and Betfair’s sportsbook. That’s a one point win bet.

To see what your bookie is offering, simply…

…click here for the betting on the 2.20 Thirsk

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REMINDER: THERE IS NO STAT OF THE DAY ON SUNDAYS

Here is today’s racecard…

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