Stat of the Day, 10th April 2019

Tuesday’s pick was…

5.15 Exeter : Coopers Square @ 3/1 BOG WON at 3/1 (Chased leaders, slightly lost place 10th, rallied chasing leaders before 14th, pushed along before went 2nd next, upsides and hit 2 out, ridden to lead awkward and hung left last, driven clear  to win by 3 lengths)

Wednesday’s pick runs in the…

3.25 Lingfield :

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Shanghai Grace @ 11/4 BOG

…in an 8-runner, Class 4 A/W Handicap for 3yo over 7f on Polytrack worth £5531 to the winner… 


This 3 yr old colt has been in fine form of late, finishing 223111 in his last 6 outings and with today’s race in mind, those last 3 wins/runs include…

  • all 3 at 7f, 2 here at Lingfield, 2 in handicaps
  • 2 at class 4, 2 under jockey Cieren Fallon and 2 over this course and distance

He is trained by Charles Hills, whose runners are 5 from 18 in the last 30 days with 8 of 13 “losers” going on to make the frame.

Charles also has a decent record here in the last few years too with his runners winning 20 of 73 (27.4% SR) when sent off at 12/1 or shorter here over 6f to 1m since the start of 2015. Backing all 73 runners would have seen you make 42.7pts profit at an ROI of some 58.5%.

And with this one winning last time out, I’ll wrap up with a look at how the Hills runners fare after a win and you’ll be pleased to know that since the start of 2016, his handicappers who won last time out are 24 from 95 (25.3% SR) for 16.5pts (+17.3% ROI) including the following of relevance today…

  • males are 17/67 (25.4% SR) for 19.5pts (+29.2%)
  • at odds of 4/1 and shorter : 20/48 (41.7%) for 21.1pts (+43.9%)
  • at Class 4 : 14/45 (31.1%) for 17pts (+37.8%)
  • and here at Lingfield : 3/6 (50%) for 2.86pts (+47.7%)

…whilst from the above… Class 4 males at 4/1 and shorter are 10/20 (50% SR) for 13.8pts (+69% ROI) with a 2 from 3 record here at Lingfield yielding 3.06pts (+102% ROI)…

…giving us… a 1pt win bet on Shanghai Grace @ 11/4 BOG which was widely available at 11.10pm on Tuesday (6.10pm here). To see what your preferred bookie is quoting…

…click here for the betting on the 3.25 Lingfield

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Here is today’s racecard

P.S. all P/L returns quoted in the stats above are to Betfair SP, as I NEVER bet to ISP and neither should you. I always use BOG bookies for SotD, wherever possible, but I use BFSP for the stats as it is the nearest approximation I can give, so I actually expect to beat the returns I use to support my picks. If that’s unclear, please ask!

P.P.S. I’m out of the country for most of April, but SotD will still be here every day, albeit in slightly different circumstances, click here for the end of March update which explains the plan in fuller detail!

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