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  • Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout ( LPGA Tour ) 2016 Preview

    The rabbit on 24 Apr at 10:59

    Lexi Thompson will be in the state of Texas this week to compete in the next tournament on the LPGA tour which is the Volunteers of America North Texas Shootout Presented by JTBC ( previously known as the North Texas Shootout presented by JTCB ) and this event takes place from the 28th April 2016 until the 1st May 2016 at the Las Colinas Country Club in Irving, Texas. This tournament was first held in 2013 and it is part of the Race to the CME Globe and the winner will obtain 500 Points. There is $1.3 million prize money on offer and there will be two cuts with the first being made after the second round to the top-70 and ties and the second cut will be made to the top-50 and ties after the third round on Saturday. The…

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  • Kentucky Derby Key Race Trends - 7 May 2016

    Robmull on 26 Apr at 15:24

    The Kentucky Derby is scheduled to be run on Saturday, 7 May 2016 over 1 mile and 2 furlongs on dirt at Churchill Downs, in the state of Kentucky, USA. This Grade 1 race for 3yos is also known as ‘The run for the Roses’ and is the first leg of the US Triple Crown, which is completed by the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico and the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park. With an average field size of over 19 runners during the past decade, over what we in Britain would class as a tight oval track of approximately 1 mile in circumference the Kentucky Derby often presents an interesting puzzle for punters to assess. During the past decade, 5 market leaders have obliged for a LSP of 13.20 pts (based on US pair mutual dividends), whilst a further 2 winners have…

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  • Volvo China Open - European Tour - Stats / Preview / Form

    Ralfie1982 on 24 Apr at 20:31

    Volvo China Open We remain in China for another week, so the fact the last round of the Shenzhen Open doesn’t concern me that much as we are effectively a short hop away. Scoring here has been and looks to be tough. You will see from the info below there are plenty of water risks. The stats Topwin Golf & Country Club, Bejing, China Prize money RMB $20,000,000 - or $3.2m dollars. PAR 72 7229 yards 4 x PAR 5 Holes 4 x PAR 3 holes 10 x PAR 4 holes Shortest hole 13 = 177 yards Longest hole 4 = 615 yards Water features : 1,2,3,4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17,18 Course designed by Ian Woosnam First time held here. 2 holes play 600 yards plus. The title has never been defended. Weather Forecast The early weather suggests that the 4…

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  • Stanley Cup Playoffs Second Round Betting Tips

    Epic on 27 Apr at 17:48

    After a couple of predictable years, the Stanley Cup playoffs started with many surprises this Spring. For the first time in 10 years, none of the Original Six teams made it into the 2nd round. Also for the first time since 2011, we'll have a Cup winner that isn't the Chicago Blackhawks or the LA Kings. Picked 3 of 4 1st round series winners correct in the East, but could end up picking every series winner wrong in the West if the Anaheim Ducks don't manage to win Game 7 tonight. But I'm hopeful that the 2nd round results will be much better. EASTERN CONFERENCE TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING VS NEW YORK ISLANDERS The Islanders ruined the chance of two Florida teams meetings in the playoffs, which would've been a very special occasion. They beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 with three games needing overtime. It's…

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  • Athasi Stakes at the Curragh Key Race Trends - 2 May 2016

    Robmull on 27 Apr at 17:00

    The Canford Cliffs EBF Athasi Stakes is a Group 3 race for Fillies and Mares aged 3 years and older, which is run over 7 furlongs at the Curragh on Monday, 2 May 2016. With an average field size of 8 runners during the past decade, the Athasi Stakes often provides an interesting puzzle for punters to assess, with many of the participants making their seasonal debut. During the past decade, 4 market leaders have obliged for a LSP of 2.50 points, whilst a further winner was sent off at 9/4, although there have been some surprise results with the remaining 5 winners starting at 9/1 x 2, 10/1, 25/1 and 33/1. Readers of my previous Key Race Trends blogs will be aware that I often concentrate on early closing races where the key trends for the race have been…

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  • England's Euro 2016 striker situation; how do we solve it?

    bobslay13 on 27 Apr at 22:01

    England's Striker Situation; how do we solve it? Roy Hodgson faces a number of difficult decisions this coming month. Thankfully for once they are good problems rather than bad, but problems nonetheless; which forwards make the final 23-man squad for Euro 2016 in France? The 2015/16 season has been a new chapter in the rise of the English forward. We now have at least 8 strikers with genuine claims to a squad place. Many of these players have been prolific in this season’s Barclays Premier League with two or three especially coming to the fore in recent weeks whilst others have tournament experience; Harry Kane Age 22, England caps 10, Goals 4. Career Appearances; 198, Goals 83. Total goals per game; 0.42 This time last season I was one of the nay-sayers when it came to Harry Kane. Like Stuart Pearce I had seen him…

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  • PBF EXPANDING ON GREENHAM DAY.

    pompeybuster12 on 24 Apr at 09:01

    PBF, THE GREENHAM MOVING FORWARDS I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the ratings thrown up from GREENHAM DAY at Chelmsford to see if we can take any pointers below are the figures posted for every horse running on Greenham Day we will delve into them and investigate any excuses or indeed any that looked better than the bare figure suggests. The most obvious advantage will be setting a line between good turf horses moving forwards and simply good all weather performers who happened upon the right surface against others who expected to be slugging through heavy ground 100 miles away at Newbury franked by the fact that only 3 runners went to post for the Greenham itself. TWELVE MONTHS AGO, MUHAARAR When Muhaarar threw down a 58 in a soft ground maiden at Doncaster it would have…

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