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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..
Trainers to follow in March
by Scratville on 01 Mar at 02:34
We move into March on the back of two successful months and an overall LSP of +£98.11. With Cheltenham just around the corner we highlight 6 NH trainers and 9 AW trainers. March has been good to us in the last two years, hopefully it will be again this year and we can make it 5 profitable months on the trot. NH PHILIP HOBBS (CHASERS) Sitting second in the trainers championship so far it has been a fantastic season for the Hobbs team. He goes into Cheltenham with a nice bunch of Chasers and has a great record with his Chasers in March. 2011 5/27 19% +£ 4.75 2012 8/23 35% +£23 25 2013 1/17..
WGC Cadillac Championship
by beepee1984 on 04 Mar at 05:38
The Course suited long-hitters and since making it bigger it will benefit the big hitters even more. Recent winners of the WGC Cadillac have shown form in several previous tournaments including the PGA Championship, Humana, Quicken National Links and Wyndham. Before the redesign of the course T Woods won here 7 times, the only tournaments that he has won more is the WTC Bridgestone and Arnold Palmer Invitation. The majority of winners have also already had a top 10 finish. My selection isn't bad of the tee only 14 yards of the Top Driver, has won at the PGA and WGC Bridgestone as well as coming a 2nd in last years Arnold Palmer Invitation. He finished 4th in his penultimate event as well as 2 3rd places earlier in the season in December. Keegan Bradley 50/1..
Africa Open Preview
by jimmywomble on 04 Mar at 06:34
Bland to Add a Winning Flavour to East London The European Tour has two events this week as the big guns fight the Blue Monster the rest stay in South Africa for the Africa Open from the East London GC. After a couple of years as a Sunshine Tour event this will be the sixth time the event has been part of the European Tour with a complete South African stranglehold Thomas Aiken the latest last year. South Africa is a couple of hours ahead of the UK so it will be an early morning start UK time, around 5am on the 5th March 2015. The Course & Past Winners East London is in the Eastern Cape, which is the south eastern part of South Africa. The East London GC sits on the coast towards the north edge..
Puerto Rico Open ( PGA Tour ) 2015 Preview
by The rabbit on 01 Mar at 15:59
The main golf tournament this week is in Florida with the Cadillac Championship but there is an event on the PGA tour and it is the Puerto Rico Open which takes place from the 5th March - 8th March 2015. It is played at the Trump International Golf Club (Championship Course) in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. It is part of the FedExCup schedule and the winner will obtain 300 points. This tournament has only been going since 2008 and the previous winners ( with their winning scores ) are - 2014 - Cheeson Hadley - 21 2013 - Scott Brown - 20 2012 - George McNeill - 16 2011 - Michael Bradley -16 2010 - Derek Lamely -19 2009 - Michael Bradley -14 2008 - Greg Kraft -17 The Course The course is situated at the foothills of the El Yunque Rainforest and was designed by Tom Kite. It is..
Super Saturday at Meydan - The Dubai World Cup Carnival continues
by tbuckley on 04 Mar at 01:43
Super Saturday at Meydan - The Dubai World Cup Carnival continues The Emirates Airline-sponsored Super Saturday takes places this Saturday, March 7th, and it is without doubt a truly stunning, stand-out race meeting in its own right and it sits proudly amongst the elite racedays in the global flat racing calendar, the horses running on Saturday will be some of the very best in the world today. There is close to $2 million in prize money on offer spread over the 8 racecard of Super Saturday, a high class card that includes 3 Group 1's, 3 Group 3's, a Group 2 and Listed contest, indeed the Listed contest is the lowest grade race on the night and yet that is worth $175,000. I've seen Super Saturday at Meydan referred to as a 'dress rehearsal' for Dubai..
Cheltenham 2015 - A win and each way lucky 31 for 5 major races
by tbuckley on 01 Mar at 02:02
Cheltenham 2015 - A win and each way lucky 31 for 5 major races As I sit writing this, I excitedly tell myself "just 9 days to go now until it all starts again, brilliant, can't wait" - no I'm not talking about Christmas day, or my birthday, I'm talking about the start of the Cheltenham Festival and all of you reading this who are jump racing fans will share those thoughts, I just know you will. Now I've been a fan of horse racing as a whole sport since I was a kid, trips with my family to Doncaster for the St Leger aged 10, maybe slightly younger, so I've been a fan of horse racing for a very long time indeed, getting on for 30 years now. Flat turf racing was what I was brought upon, that's what my dad..
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