Stat of the Day, 7th April 2017.

Thursday’s Result

16:50 Southwell: Yeeoow @ 11/2 BOG 4th at 5/1 Led 1f, remained prominent, pushed along halfway, weakened 2f out

Thursday’s pick goes in the…

18:45 Kempton 

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Hammer Gun @ 11/4


Hammer Gun has been in scintillating form having won four in a row. Consequently, he has shot up the handicap, however the manner in which he claimed his latest victory suggests there is plenty more to come, and a further six pound rise doesn’t look like it will be enough to stop him.

The following stats are applicable here.

  • trainer Derek Shaw for the last 30 days is 8/24 (33.33%) for 118.58pts
  • jockey Martin Lane for the last 30 days is 7/23 (30.43%) for 30.43pts
  • Hammer Gun’s sire, Smart Strike, with runners on the all weather is 13/48 (27.08%) 105.5pts
  • With middle distance runners, Smart Strike is 16/73 (21.92%) for 2.63pts
  • at this distance Hammer Gun is 2/4 (50%) for 7.25pts
  • and on the all weather he is 4/6 (66.67%) for 108.75pts

…giving us…a 1pt win bet on Hammer Gun @ 11/4 BOG which was available from Bet365 and Betvictor at 19:o5 on Thursday. To see what your preferred bookie is offering, simply…

…click here for the betting on the 18:45 Kempton 

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Here is today’s racecard

P.S. all P/L returns quoted in the stats are to Betfair SP, as (i) I NEVER bet to ISP and neither should you and (ii) although inferior to the BOG odds we secure, BFSP is the nearest approximation I can give, so I actually expect to beat the returns quoted.

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