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Premier League 14/15 - Getting a Head Start Over the Bookmakers
by danbradley on 24 Jul at 10:07
With the new season just a few weeks away, punters will soon once again be bombarded with hundreds of markets and hundreds of games to bet on. Some will look at the new season with trepidation, as a lack of form and statistics can leave one feeling underprepared when it comes to staking one’s hard earned money. I prefer to look at it in a different way though. Remember, the bookmakers have just as little as you at this point, and will be coming up with their prices without the use of form and statistics. Just like us, the bookmakers are forced into guessing when it comes to deciding the probability of outcomes, although there are obviously some factors which they will use when deciding an eventual price. One of those factors is likely to be last season’s results and statistics, and this,..
2014 Galway Hurdle Stats & Pointers , Thursday 31/7/14
by The Executioner on 26 Jul at 15:07
Along with The Galway Plate over fences The Galway Hurdle is one of the other highlights of the week long racing action at the track. Just like the former named race the hurdle contest is fiendishly tough and competitive and highly satisfying for connections lucky enough to take home the first prize. It is a ‘ Grade A ‘ Handicap run over two miles with a first prize this year that amounts to a shade over 150,000 Euros with a total prize fund of 250,000 Euros. We are likely to see a number of the UK based trainers sending a runner or two over but their task is a difficult one and the Irish trainers will be doing everything to try and keep that huge pot of cash at home. : Last ten winners of The Galway Hurdle. 2013 Missunited 2012 Rebel Fitz 2011..
A Fans View of Everton
by undertherobe on 24 Jul at 20:03
It doesn't seem right that the new season is almost upon us. The time since Liverpool completely fluffed their lines against Chelsea and Crystal Palace has flown by so quickly, in part due to a World Cup that promised so much with it's exciting start but delivered very little (for me anyway). So, with another season just a handful of preseason games away, what of my team, Everton? Second Season Syndrome Second season syndrome is a term often bandied about in football and usually relates to a recently promoted team who are entering the second season at their current level having had a decent first season. Whilst Everton have been Premier League ever presents, they are entering their second season under new manager Robert Martinez and one of the big questions in 2014/15 is can Martinez replicate the success he had in his..
Glorious Goodwood: Molecomb Stakes
by mjj000 on 27 Jul at 17:53
Goodwood - 2.30 (29th July) Molecomb Stakes Dosage Profile of 2014 Molecomb Stakes contenders in comparison to previous winners of the race Dosage Profile (Brilliant - Intermediate - Classic - Solid - Professional) The dosage profile is a series of five numbers which shows how many points this horse has inherited from their sires in each category. The Brilliant and Intermediate category relate to a horses speed, whilst the Classic and Solid categories relate to stamina Dosage Index - Calculates a ratio of the horses speed to its stamina. The general rule is the higher the number, the speedier the horse. Eg. 2.0 means the horse has twice as much speed as stamina Centre of Distribution - The COD is another indicator of speed and stamina. A positive COD indicates a preference for speed, whereas a negative COD indicates he they have more stamina..
Bridgestone Invitational ( World Golf Championships ) 2014 Preview
by The rabbit on 28 Jul at 09:38
Tiger Woods will be attempting to win the Bridgestone Invitational for the ninth time when he competes in it this week. It is the third of this year's four World Golf Championships tournaments and it takes place at the South course, Firestone Country club in Akron, Ohio. There is no cut and it is a limited field event for most of the world's best players. It is part of the FedExCup schedule and the winner will obtain 550 points. The past ten winners of this event with their final scores are - 2013 Tiger Woods - 15 2012 Keegan Bradley - 13 2011 Adam Scott - 17 2010 Hunter Mahan - 12 2009 Tiger Woods - 12 2008 Vijay Singh - 10 2007 Tiger Woods - 8 2006 Tiger Woods - 10 2005 Tiger Woods - 6 2004 Stewart Cink -..
Premier League 2014/15 ante-post preview 2 - early views on the Top Goalscorer market
by tbuckley on 27 Jul at 20:49
Premier League 2014/15 ante-post preview 2 - early views on the Top Goalscorer market It's 3 weeks to go until the new, massively anticipated Premier League season starts, 5 weeks until the transfer window shuts and so anything is still possible in terms of transfers and clearly the signings of high profile, massively talented strikers may still come into the Premier League but I think there are real merits in looking at the Premier League Top Goalscorer market now. I've listed the current top 15 in the ante-post Premier League Top Scorer market for this new season and even if new players come into the Premier League, the names listed and the players expected to be the major contenders will still be the same as they are now and what we know now I don't envisage a transfer happening that would..
2014 Galway Plate Stats & Pointers ( Wednesday 30/7/14 )
by The Executioner on 25 Jul at 15:27
The Galway Festival is the BIG mid summer meeting in the Emerald Isle, stretching over a full seven day period. The Plate is one of the feature contests of the week, a fiercely competitive Grade ‘A ‘ Handicap Chase over two miles and six furlongs. The Irish stables all love to win the huge pot with the race this year carrying a total prize fund of over one hundred and twenty thousand Euros, while the leading UK based trainers can often send over a raiding party in the hope of bringing home some hard earned cash. In the last ten years however only once has the Plate gone to a United Kingdom based trainer. : Last ten winners of The Galway Plate. 2013 Carlingford Lough 2012 Bob Lingo 2011 Blazing Tempo 2010 Finger Onthepulse 2009 Ballyholland 2008 Oslot 2007 Sir Frederick..
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