Stat of the Day, 25th January 2020

Friday’s pick was…

5.15 Wolverhampton : Klopp @ 7/2 BOG non-runner (Withdrawn at 3.30pm, Self Cert as Lame)

Saturday’s pick runs in the…

1.10 Lingfield :

Before I post the daily selection, just a quick reminder of how I operate the service. Generally, I’ll identify and share the selection in the evening before the following day’s race and I then add a detailed write-up later on that night/next morning.

Those happy to take the early price on trust can do so, whilst some might prefer to wait for my reasoning. As I fit the early service in around my family life, I can’t give an exact timing on the posts, so I suggest you follow us on Twitter and/or Facebook for instant notifications of a published pick.

Who?

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Petite Jack @ 9/2 BOG

…in a 7-runner, Class 3, A/W Handicap for 4yo+ over 1m4f on Polytrack worth £7,246 to the winner…

Why?

There’s no doubting that this 7yr old gelding is regarded as a “quirky, unreliable sort”, but it’s equally undeniable that he’s (a) talented and (b) a lover of this track. And it’s his record here allied to what looks a good price that made him of interest today.

Last seen a week ago, winning again here over course and distance at a higher grade under today’s jockey Ben Curtis, he stayed on well to win by half a length and although he’s up in weight by 2lbs, the drop down to Class 3 should help him attempt to improve an already excellent record on the Polytrack here at Lingfield.

That record currently stands at 8 wins from 20 (40% SR) for 76.8pts (+384% ROI), which is very impressive overall and even more if  you consider that under today’s conditions, he is…

  • 7/14 (50%) for 77.42pts (+553% ROI) for trainer Neil King
  • 7/12 (58.3%) for 28pts (+233.2%) at 8/1 or shorter
  • 6/10 (60%) for 24.61pts (+246.1%) in handicaps
  • 6/7 (85.7%) for 73.67pts (+1052.4%) in races worth less than £8,000 to the winner
  • 5/9 (55.6%) for 71.25pts (+791.7%) in fields of 7-9 runners
  • 5/9 (55.6%) for 14.16pts (+157.4%) over this 1m4f course and distance
  • 5/8 (62.5%) for 9.79pts (+122.4%) after a top 2 finish LTO
  • 4/9 (44.4%) for 67.56pts (+750.7%) within 25 days of his last run
  • 2/3 (66.6%) for 3.05pts (+101.7%) at Class 3
  • and 2/3 (66.6%) for 10.43pts (+347.6%) in January…

…and when sent off at odds of 8/1 or shorter for Neil King in an A/W handicap worth less than £8,000 here at Lingfield, Petite Jack has won all five starts, generating 18.87pts profit for his followers at an ROI of some 377.4% and this fairly simplistic approach today…

…is the basis for...a 1pt win bet on Petite Jack @ 9/2 BOG as was widely available at 8.20am Saturday morning (but please check your BOG status first). To see what your preferred bookie is quoting…

click here for the betting on the 1.10 Lingfield

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REMINDER: THERE IS NO STAT OF THE DAY ON SUNDAYS

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!

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