Cheltenham 2015

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Cheltenham 2015

Post by Spaldwickapeface » Wed 4th Mar 2015 10:17 pm

So guys where are you laying your money this year?

I am looking at these on the Antepost
Supreme Novices Hurdle, Jollyallen
World Hurdle, Rock on Ruby
Gold Cup, Silviniaco Conti

Champion hurdle looks like it will be the best race of the festival, really can't pick a winner for that one


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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Smith2 » Thu 5th Mar 2015 11:13 am

I'm amazed that anyone is ever so firm in their convictions that they can do ante post bets. I usually dither to the last minute, influenced by a variety of sensible and silly factors. You do know that William Hill is guaranteeing a 'return' on the Supreme Novices, as losing bets will be refunded in the form of a bet on the Festival Handicap Chase? I'm looking at sneaky e/w value in the Supreme Novices, so maybe Nichols Canyon or Bentelimar.

Also, I do better at handicaps (unsurprisingly with that sort of strategy), and it's too early to know who's in what. I'll be backing whatever Venetia Williams runs in the Mildmay of Flete (which has been renamed yet again this year, so I've given up and gone back to the traditional name) – she's won the race twice and usually gets at least one horse placed.

Siviniaco Conti isn't going to win the Gold Cup, any more than Beef or Salmon did, for analogous if different reasons. Unfortunately, I haven't a clue what will. I've only had success with big-priced placed horses in that race (can you see a trend?)

But thanks for starting this thread. It's going to be four good days of racing, whatever happens.

Edit: the good news is that the WH free bet can be on any race that day. The bad news is that it has to be done online and is restricted to a total of £25; I was rather hoping to back several outsiders in the Supreme Novice, as I'd have been putting the other bets on in any case, and obviously using the bookies' money to do this would be preferable to my own.

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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Spaldwickapeface » Thu 5th Mar 2015 10:02 pm

Yup all over that william hill offer as that's who I usually use for my online betting. As far as I read in the terms and conditions the free bet can be used for up to a week after

http://www.williamhill.com/supreme

Always a good time of year to set up a new account with a different bookie to cash in on free bets, thinking betfred bet a tenner and get £30 worth of free bets :-)


I have booked my time off work and will be ready to go, normally bet accross the whole race card so will be glued to the tv through the week. Disappointed not to be going this year, really enjoyed gold cup day last time.
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Spaldwickapeface » Mon 9th Mar 2015 08:14 pm

So the misses is going with the favourites tomorrow

13:30 douvan
14:05 un de sceaux
14:40 ned stark
15:20 faughen
16:00 Annie power
16:40 perfect gentleman
17:15 stellar notice

Where as I need longer odds, plus a bit of love for the fly!!

13:30 Jollyallen
14:05 vibrato valtat
14:40 ned stark
15:20 hurricane fly
16:00 glens melody
16:40 sego success
17:15 generous ransom
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Smith2 » Tue 10th Mar 2015 09:34 am

The Mullins horses can't all win, surely, and even if they do, something's got to come second and third. But cheers, Willie, for ensuring that the prices of so many other horses are bigger than they should be.

After hours of dithering (not over yet) I've drawn up the following shortlist, from which I'll do various each-way doubles and perhaps a lucky 15 or two at small stakes. Unless something I read or hear makes me change my mind, of course.

13.30 Jollyallan/Qewy

14.05 Sail By The Sea/Clarcam

14.40 Monbeg Dude/Tenor Nivernais/Cape Tribulation

15.20 Vaniteux/Kitten Rock

16.00 Bitofapuzzle/The Pirates Queen/L'Unique

16.40 Broadway Buffalo/Top Totti

17.15 Cold March/Killala Quay/Keltus

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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Rossi » Tue 10th Mar 2015 10:52 am

agree mullins has caused some good horses to be at bigger prices

im going for
1.30 L'ami Serge
2.05 Vibarato Vabrat
2.40 Ned Stark
3.20 Jezki
4.00 Bitofapuzzle
4.40 Sego Success
5.15 Killala Quay
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Spaldwickapeface » Tue 10th Mar 2015 11:41 am

Keltus in the last is a good bet, we have all seen how well Paul Nicolls has been doing in the big races

Good luck all
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Spaldwickapeface » Tue 10th Mar 2015 05:42 pm

Only up £15 today, so I'm not bankrupting any bookies tonight, but there is still time.

Shame Annie power fell but what a day for Mullins
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Smith2 » Tue 10th Mar 2015 07:15 pm

I take it the drinks are on MrsApeface? Mine's a cyanide, please.

Still, tomorrow is another day.

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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Spaldwickapeface » Tue 10th Mar 2015 09:44 pm

Well the better odds I got on hurricane fly's place 9/1 and glens melody 11/2 benefitting from Annie powers fall helped my cause out :-)

With the £20 William hill kindly gave me back for Jollyallens fail I'm investing in a super hienz on her selection, if all seven come in a cool return of £718,496.04. She seems to be stick with the Mullins/Walsh form

13:30 Nicholas Canyon
14:05 Don Pol
14:40 Dane King
15:20 Sire de Grugy
16:00 sire Collonges
16:40 golden Doyes
17:15 bells hill

Where as I prefer the Nicholls/Twiston-Davis approach

13:30 Nicholas Canyon
14:05 Southfield Theatre
14:40 Taglietelle
15:20 Dodging Bullets
16:00 Sire Collonges
16:40 Arabian Reveloution
17:15 Pylonthepressure

Also how cool is the 16:00 cross country race, my favourite
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Rossi » Tue 10th Mar 2015 09:53 pm

Spaldwickapeface wrote:
Also how cool is the 16:00 cross country race, my favourite
i love watching that race its nearly as good as the national
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Smith2 » Wed 11th Mar 2015 11:28 am

I never touch that one, or the bumper. And this year it's worse than usual, with Enda Bolger running only one rather disappointing horse, and some French horses that mean nothing to me. So for the others:

13.00 Vyta de Roc

14.05 If In Doubt/Apache Jack

14.40 Baradari/Dell Arca

15.20 Special Tiara/Mr Mole

16.40 Qualando and something else – maybe Baron Alco or Golden Doyen

Coral is offering 6 places on the Coral Cup, so I'll have a decent e/w bet or two on that and do another smallish lucky 15.

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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Alo » Wed 11th Mar 2015 11:51 am

Vyta du roc

Don poli

Shammick boy

Mr mole

Master rajeem

Box office

Stone hard

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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by Rossi » Wed 11th Mar 2015 12:29 pm

after a bad 1st day, I hope to do better today

1.30 outlander
2.05 kings palace
2.40 shamrick boy
3.20 dodging bullets
4.00 duke of lucca
4.40 golden doyen
5.15 yanworth
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Re: Cheltenham 2015

Post by madmaxxx » Wed 11th Mar 2015 12:47 pm

3.20 today mr mole,ap mc coy 8/1

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