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The Gold Cup Conclusion from the original blog with history
by meoldmate on 01 Mar at 21:34
THE GOLD CUP I have written a blog on the runners for this race with history to go with each runner as they appeared which many people have read and placed a mention at the bottom of the page. You can find this blog by typing http://www.olbg.com/blogs/post.php?id=407857 As the link will not work. At least twenty five horses came to be mentioned for this Blue Ribbon race and now the numbers would have dwindled somewhat to possibly twelve or maybe more. I started out thinking SILVINIACO CONTI would be the key player to this race and at 8/1 in October looked to be the best way to play. He has strengthen up since last season, as his trainer Paul Nicholls has highlighted and has been finishing his races off, as he has shown when winning at Haydock and Kempton. The twice he..
Both Teams To Score III; Bobslay13
by bobslay13 on 26 Feb at 16:33
Both Teams To Score Part II which is Redhammer's blog can be found HERE Intro At half time on Saturday (3pm games) things were looking gloomy for our BTTS selections, not many goals going in and it didn't improve after the break, to sum up our luck; in the 22 games in Scotland that kicked off at 3pm...only 4 games saw both sides score!!! After a quick look we realised the 42/1 Acca number 3 was on and it came down to Spain but again lady luck didn't shine for us, after Sundays games and the replay of Sampdoria and Genoa, turns out only Deportivo La Coruna let us down for the 42/1 shot. Frustrating, but we have been encouraged as on Tuesday night we threw a 6 game acca together and only Burton Albion let us down, Burton..
Chelsea v Tottenham (Capital One Cup Final)
by mercer on 25 Feb at 10:36
CHELSEA v TOTTENHAM I am looking at the big game the weekend which is the Capital One Cup Final, between Premier League leaders Chelsea & 7th placed Tottenham. Chelsea have won this competition three times since 1998, beating Middlesbrough 2-0, Liverpool 3-2 & Arsenal 2-1. Three of the last four finals Chelsea have played in this competition have gone to extra time & will they need that here ?. Tottenham have had mixed emotion's the last two final's they have competed in this competition, losing to Manchester United on penalties back in 2009 & beat the side they face here Chelsea 2-1 back in 2008. Tottenham also have won two of their last four finals in this competition. Anthony Taylor is in charge of the match & these are his card stats from domestic cup matches the last 5 years including this..
SUPER LEAGUE - ROUND THREE
by wildbillsghost on 26 Feb at 17:20
After last weeks World Club Challenge round of games, which the Aussies ended up winning all three contests, we return to normal Super League service. There are three Sky games this week, with the Catalan game on Saturday afternoon against Warrington looking to be a tasty looking match-up. Thursday 26th February 2015 LEEDS RHINOS Vs HUDDERSFIELD GIANTS It’s been a solid if unspectacular start for the Rhinos, two wins are what counts and that’s exactly what Leeds have. They will be pleased with the second half displays they have put up in both of their opening matches. In week one they conceded 24 first half points, they then conceded another 6 points right at the start of the second period but then proceeded to then shut out Hull KR the rest of the way. Last week they went even better..
Nicky Henderson novice hurdlers to fly Seven Barrows' Cheltenham Flag, but "A Team" Chase more glory!
by Randy Rann on 24 Feb at 20:46
Nicky Henderson media day, gets the Cheltenham Festival juices flowing! A lucky invite as Dean's (Drobgod) wingman was gratefully accepted as the Cheltenham bound charabanc parked itself on the Seven Barrows lawn, as trainer Nicky Henderson opened his doors once again to the media scrum. After ditching the Sat-Nav and following our noses we made it just in time for the parade of stable stars. L'AMI SERGE was first out of the boxes and quite apt too, as the Grade 1 winning novice hurdler gets the ball rolling in the curtain raising Supreme Novice in exactly a fortnight's time. He looked well, but they all did and Henderson was confident he'd run well. He didn't say he was scared of Willie Mullins's hotpot Douvan, but did say he can't worry about what armoury his rival has got and just dream about what's in store for..
Unreasonable reasoning - Non-scientific, irrational betting angles
by botev1921 on 01 Mar at 18:33
Over the years I have come across many logical and not so logical reasons to back a certain outcome of a sports event and to be honest, I never take anything lightly as you never know where one could find wisdom. However, I grew up a bit disgusted with certain so-called pundits or specialist in particular sports, who often get extensive coverage due to either experience or simply popularity, but ever so often the things they offer as reasoning for particular bets, are nothing short of moronic. There are countless angles to sports selections, but in my eyes (and I do not want to offend anybody who thinks those make sense) some angles are just one step too far and are simply worthless and even misleading than anything else. Since I have not posted any philosophical blog entries in a..
Weekly Euro Football Predictor 2014 - WEEK 21
by botev1921 on 26 Feb at 21:08
After the great season we had last year and the tons of positive messages regarding our Weekly Euro Football Blog, we are back with a bigger team and even more determined to help you out with well-developed selections on the biggest European leagues and the Champions league. The idea behind the blog is to get differing opinions on the best bets for the best matches in Europe over the weekend from a panel of experts. Each tipster provides their perception of the way the game will pan out and where the value bet in the mass football markets might be. These opinions can be used in any way you wish. You may wish to take one bet where the panel agrees (signalled out as CONSENSUS PICK) and add that to existing bets you have or mix and match the various European..
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