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Daily Focus – Friday

In today’s focus, results from yesterday, links to today’s Race Previews, One To Watch and updated P&L. Tomorrow’s a busy day with 7 meetings – lots of work ahead today. Whatever takes your fancy today – good luck!

Results

13:50 Chester 11 May 2017 M 2F 70Y

SENNOCKIAN STAR was outclassed yesterday as KHAIRAAT ran away with the opener. No real complaints and a great display, just difficult to back at evens -1pt.

Race Previews

Two today, an early one from Chester and a later one at Ascot.

13:50 Chester 12 May 2017 Crabbie’s Earl Grosvenor Handicap 7F 127Y

19:15 Ascot 12 May 2017 AGV Handicap 7F

One To Watch

18:50 Nottingham 12 May 2017

Updated P&L

Profit & Loss Infographic 11 MAY 17 (2)

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Daily Focus – Thursday

Chester

In the Chester Cup after being advised at 12/1, WHO DARES WINS was backed into 5/1 before the off. He ran a game race but ended up finishing 4th from 17 for nice each way returns +1pt.

In the Boodles Handicap SOIE D’LEAU was a non runner.

Chelmsford

HAMMER GUN never got into the race at all and finished 9th of 9, his worst result since September 2016. -1pt Onward we go…

Our One To Watch yesterday RELY ON ME went out to 20/1 before going off at 10/1 and coming home in 4th.

The week just gets busier from a racing perspective and we’re already onto Friday’s cards with racing from Ascot, Chester, Lingfield, Nottingham and Ripon!

Today we have one Race Preview and One To Watch.

Race Preview – 13:50 Chester 11 May 2017

One To Watch – 16:45 Catterick 11 May 2017

If you’d prefer to listen to the Race Preview at Chester, it’s now available in audio:

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13:50 Chester 11 May 2017 Gateley Plc Changing The Legal Landscape Handicap 1M 2F 70Y

 

Good-good to firm in places

The draw in this one has been kindest to those racing from stalls 3 and 6, although single winners have come from throughout the stalls. No horse has won this in the last 10 years from a weight above 9-1, which only excludes one runner – the returning BERKSHIRE. The top rated horse to win in the same period has had a mark of 97, which excludes not only the aforementioned but also MISTIROC. Returning from a break isn’t a positive, with 5 previous winners having races within the last three weeks and 6 having raced in the last 41 days. That would add SAGELY to our list of ‘out of favour’ stats-wise runners. Favourites also haven’t fared well, with just 3 winners in the period which might do for the returning KHAIRAAT who runs for the respected paring of Stoute and Crowley. Age-wise, 4 year old’s have had the lion’s share of wins with 4 in the period – which is a positive for BROROCCO who meets all the relevant criterion. However, it must be said SENNOCKIAN STAR also fits the above requirements well and has as very good C&D time of 2m7.67 set in 2015 from 9-4. He finds himself 9lbs better off from that run and has arguably the best draw in stall 6. The only possible negative is that he’s out of favour from an age perspective as a 7yo (1 winner in the period). However, he’s saddled today by the respected duo of Johnston and Norton and based all of the above represents the best value in this field.

Option 1 – BROROCCO 1 pt win 11/4 Generally Available

Option 2 – SENNOCKIAN STAR 0.5 pts e/w 12/1 Generally Available

Option 3 – BROROCCO / SENNOCKIAN STAR Combination Forecast