Stat of the Day, 17th April 2017

Saturday’s Result

5.25 Kempton : Higher Power @ 5/2 BOG 2nd at 15/8 Tracked leaders, ridden to challenge over 2f out, went 2nd over 1f out, kept on well, never reached winner

Easter Monday’s pick goes in the…

2.20 Huntingdon

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Hint of Grey @ 3/1 BOG


A 4 yr old filly seeking a hat trick of hurdles wins after back to back successes over 2m 0.5f at Fakenham 31 days ago and then over 2m1f at Sedgefield 12 days later, both under today’s jockey, Conor Shoemark.

She’s trained by Don Cantillon, whose handicappers are 44/212 (20.75% SR) for 84.9pts (+40% ROI) since 2008, of which his hurdlers are 11/38 (29%) for 76.7pts (+201.8%).

And since 2014, Don’s handicap hurdlers are 8 from 27 (29.6% SR) for 60.8pts (+225.3%), including…

  • those competing at Classes 4/5 : 7/20 (35%) for 65.17pts (+325.85%)
  • those last seen 6-20 days ago : 7/16 (43.75%) for 63.21pts (+395.1%)
  • and those competing at Classes 4/5 who were last seen 6-20 days ago : 3/8 (37.5%) for 7.87pts (+98.4%)

…giving us…a 1pt win bet on Hint of Grey at 3/1 BOG which was widely available at 6.35pm on Easter Sunday, but to see what your preferred bookie is offering, simply…

…click here for the betting on the 2.20 Huntingdon

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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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