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I love NH racing, especially the big handicap chases, not too keen on the flat (turf) and rarely bet on the AW. I love doing Trends for the bigger races in both flat and NH

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Everton v Newcastle United - A preview including bets from a Newcastle fan

Apr 17th, 2018 at 19:33 Premier League 0 comments

Everton v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can the blog be a success this week after 5/1 & 15/1 winning tips against Arsenal? Can Newcastle win their 5th game on the trot? Match Preview Everton have only lost 2 of their last 12 home Premier League games and they were against Man United & Man City, they have won 7 of those 12 and drawn the other 3. Everton …

Newcastle United v Arsenal - Premier League Preview and Betting advice from a Newcastle fan

Apr 8th, 2018 at 20:30 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Arsenal Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle beat Arsenal for the first time since 2010 after not winning any of the last 12 games Arsenal are looking for their 11th straight win against the Magpies, is the 23/20 tempting? Newcastle have only scored in 2 of the last 10 meetings, can they score here? Match Preview Newcastle come into this game on the back of 3 straight wins …

Aintree Grand National Festival Handicap Trends

Apr 2nd, 2018 at 20:31 Horse Racing 2 comments

There are 7 handicap races held over the 3 day Grand National meeting at Aintree in April. I have looked at the important trends on all 7 races, but only 6 will be found on this blog. I have already written a trends blog on the Grand National, and you can find a link to that blog further down this blog. I have looked at the following trends for the races …

Leicester City v Newcastle United - Premier League Preview and Betting advice from a Newcastle fan

Apr 2nd, 2018 at 19:49 Premier League 2 comments

Leicester City v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Leicester have won the last 5 meetings in all competitions, will that continue here? 1999 (8 games ago), was the last time Newcastle won at Leicester in all competitions, can they win here this season? Match Preview Leicester have only lost 2 of their last 12 home premier league games, Man City & Crystal Palace were the only winners. However, they …

Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town - Premier League Preview and Betting advice from a Newcastle fan (Updated with bets)

Mar 25th, 2018 at 19:37 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Huddersfield Town Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle continue their 5 games unbeaten run at home? Can Huddersfield pick up only their 2nd away win in 7 games? Match Preview Huddersfield Town won the reverse fixture 1-0 earlier in the season but they were sitting much higher in the league at the time. Huddersfield Town have only won 3 away league games in the Premier League this …

The 32Red Lincoln 10 Year Trends (5 day update)

Mar 18th, 2018 at 14:04 Horse Racing 3 comments

The 32Red Lincoln is the annual curtain raiser to the start of the flat season, the race is run at Doncaster over a mile and is open to all horses aged 4 or older. I have looked at 12 different trends and the returned SP's of the first 4 home in the last 10 runnings, i have left out 2 trends, so will be looking at 10 different trends and also …

Newcastle United v Southampton preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Mar 6th, 2018 at 19:07 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Southampton Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan A huge game here, the losers could end up in bottom 3 at the final whistle 5 of the last 7 meetings have seen 4 or more goals, is the 3/1 on offer for another 4+ goals game good value? Match Preview Both sides come into this game in the same form, having both 1 won, lost 1 and drawn 3 of …

OLBG Mares Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival

Mar 1st, 2018 at 13:09 Cheltenham 8 comments

The OLBG Mares Hurdle is a Grade 1 race for mares and also the final race of a 6 race series that started back at Wetherby in November, there were also races at Kempton (November), Cheltenham (December), Ascot (January) & Doncaster (January) The winners of the other 5 races in the series were as follows - Wetherby - La Bague Au Roi, who was sent off the 10/11 favourite. Kempton - La …

Placepot pointers for the Cheltenham Festival

Feb 25th, 2018 at 19:46 Horse Racing 0 comments

I have been fortunate enough to get a placepot up a few times at the festival, and all i can do is give the following advice, this advice doesn't mean you will get the placepot up, but should help you in your search for placepot riches. When doing the placepot at Cheltenham, i might have 1 banker but normally i would have 2 races with 2 selections, 2 or 3 races …

Liverpool v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Feb 25th, 2018 at 19:43 Premier League 0 comments

Liverpool v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle end their very long run here without a League win? Liverpool have scored 2 or 3 in 10 of the last 11 meetings here, will that continue? Match Preview Liverpool have not lost at home to Newcastle United in the last 19 league matches here, going all the way back to April 1994 when Newcastle won 2-0. Liverpool have yet to …

Cheltenham Festival Handicap Trends and Key Pointers (With updates for Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday)

Feb 20th, 2018 at 18:30 Cheltenham 14 comments

The Cheltenham Festival is the highlight of the season for most National Hunt followers, with top class fields and top drawer horses in every race, it's very hard to constantly pick winners at this meeting This blog will focus on all of the Handicap races over the 4 days of the meeting, in all of the races i will have looked at the same trends, Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, …

Betfred Grand National Trial Trends & Selections

Feb 13th, 2018 at 19:43 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Betfred Grand National Trial is run in February at Haydock Park over a trip of 3 miles 4 & 1/2 furlongs The race is classed as a Grade 3 chase and carries a prize of just under £57,000 I have looked at 9 different trends for the race, they are Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Last Run, Season Runs (Since November 1st), Season Wins (Since November 1st), Distance & Class. Betfred …

Bournemouth v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Feb 11th, 2018 at 20:30 Premier League 0 comments

Bournemouth v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle end Bournemouth's winning run at home? Will Bournemouth keep only their 3rd clean sheet at home this season? Newcastle value at 13/5? Match Preview Newcastle come into this fixture on the back of a great 1-0 at home to Man United last Sunday, a result which lifted them from 18th to 13th. Newcastle have only lost 2 of their last 9 Premier …

Newcastle United v Man Utd preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Feb 4th, 2018 at 19:55 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Man Utd Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle grab their first win since 2013? Can Man United bounce back after losing at Tottenham last time out? Match Preview Newcastle Newcastle United are now 8 games without a win at home, they lost 5 but have drawn their last 3 Newcastle last beat Man United at home in 2012, that was 5 league games ago Man United have …

Crystal Palace v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Jan 29th, 2018 at 19:39 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Crystal Palace continue their current good home run? Can Newcastle make it 3 wins on the road from 4 games? Match Preview When Newcastle beat Crystal Palace earlier in the season, Palace had lost every game played and since Roy Hodgson took over, they have picked up points on a regular basis. Crystal Palace have only lost 1 of their last 9 home …

Newcastle United v Burnley preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Jan 26th, 2018 at 20:09 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle gain revenge for their defeat earlier in the season? Can Burnley finally grab another away win after 5 on the trot without a win? Match Preview Newcastle United had a bit of a bad spell but have turned the corner and have now only lost 1 of their last 4 league games Newcastle have not won any of their last 7 home …

The Unibet Champion Hurdle Trends

Jan 21st, 2018 at 00:51 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Unibet Champion Hurdle is the highlight of day 1 and the championship race for all 2 mile hurdlers I have looked at the last 10 years of the race and looked at the following 6 trends, Age, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Year Runs, Grade & Last Time Out Age 7 of the last 10 winners were aged 6 or 7 Official Rating All of the last 10 winners were rated 157+ Recent Runs 8 of the …

Ultima Handicap Chase Trends

Jan 21st, 2018 at 00:48 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Ultima Handicap Chase is run on day 1 of the Festival and is the first handicap to be run at the meeting The race is run over 3 miles 1 furlong and i have looked at 7 trends for the race, they are Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Year Runs, Distance & Last Time Out Age 8 of the last 10 winners were aged 7 or 8 Weight 9 of the last 10 …

Racing Post Arkle Trophy Trends

Jan 21st, 2018 at 00:44 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Racing Post Arkle is the top race for novice chasers who love running over the minimum trip Some of the biggest names in the sport have ran in this race, and many of the runners will be back in future years, trying to win the pinnacle of the 2 mile scene, the Champion Chase I have looked at 6 trends for this years race, hopefully they will help pick out the …

SkyBet Supreme Novices Hurdle trends

Jan 21st, 2018 at 00:38 Horse Racing 0 comments

The SkyBet Supreme Novices Hurdle is the opening race of the 4 day Cheltenham Festival, it is also the race that see's the biggest roar from the crowd when the race gets underway, as it signals the start of the festival. This race is run over 2 miles & 1/2 furlong and i have looked at the last 10 runnings of the race. I have looked at 6 trends for the race, …

Free Tips and Trends For The OLBG Mares Hurdle at Doncaster

Jan 15th, 2018 at 21:43 Horse Racing 0 comments

Doncaster stage the 5th race of the 2017/2018 OLBG Mares hurdle series in January. Race 1 was run at Wetherby on Saturday 4th November, the race was run over 2 miles and was won by La Bague Au Roi, who was sent off the 10/11 favourite. Race 2 was run at Kempton on Monday 27th November, the race was run over 3 miles and 1/2 furlong and again was won by La …

Manchester City v Newcastle United preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Jan 15th, 2018 at 21:36 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Will Man City drop points for only the 2nd time at home this season? Can Newcastle better the 1-0 defeat they suffered at home? Match Preview Man City have only dropped points at home in the league once this season, that was when Everton grabbed a 1-1 draw in Man City's first home game of the season. Man City have won all 10 home …

The Bar One Racing Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase

Jan 9th, 2018 at 21:09 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Bar One Racing Dan Moore Memorial Handicap Chase is now run in January at Fairyhouse, it has been run in January since 2013. Prior to that it was run in March or April, this is the reason why i have not looked at Season/Year Runs & Season/Year wins for the trends for this race. The race is a Grade A handicap chase run over 2 miles 1 & 1/2 furlongs …

Horse racing Tips and Trends For OLBG Mares Hurdle Ascot(Updated 17th January)

Jan 8th, 2018 at 19:29 Horse Racing 0 comments

Ascot stage the 4th race of the 2017/2018 OLBG Mares hurdle series in January. Race 1 was run at Wetherby on Saturday 4th November, the race was run over 2 miles and was won by La Bague Au Roi, who was sent off the 10/11 favourite. Race 2 was run at Kempton on Monday 27th November, the race was run over 3 miles and 1/2 furlong and again was won by La …

Newcastle United v Swansea City preview & selections from a Newcastle fan

Jan 6th, 2018 at 21:09 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle do the double over Swansea? Will Swansea win only their 3rd away league game this season? Match Preview Newcastle United beat Swansea City on the road earlier in the season and have just won back to back away Premier League games and will feel confident of beating a side who have scored only 13 Premier League goals so far this season. Swansea …

Stoke City v Newcastle United Preview & Selections from a Newcastle fan

Dec 28th, 2017 at 13:31 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle win away again after winning at West Ham? Will Stoke make it 6 home wins on the trot against Newcastle here? Match Preview Stoke City have won the last 5 meetings at home to Newcastle, 3 of those were by the same 1-0 scoreline Newcastle have only won here twice in their last 16 visits Newcastle might have only won 2 of …

Newcastle United v Brighton & Hove Albion Preview & Selections from a Newcastle fan

Dec 25th, 2017 at 19:56 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Will Newcastle beat Brighton at home like they did last season? Can Brighton score their first away league goal in 4 games? Match Preview Newcastle United did the double over Brighton last season when both sides were in the championship, but Brighton won the fixture at their place earlier in the season Newcastle have only won 2 of the last meetings between the sides and …

Newcastle United v Man City Preview & Selections from a Newcastle fan

Dec 20th, 2017 at 20:42 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle be only the 2nd side to get something from Man City? Man City have scored 24 goals on the road in the league, how many will they score here? Man City are 9 out of 9 on the road in the league, when will they slip up? Match Preview Newcastle have not won any of the last 19 league meetings between the sides …

West Ham United v Newcastle United Preview & Selections from a Newcastle fan

Dec 18th, 2017 at 20:44 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle climb out of the bottom 3? Can Newcastle end their London hoodoo? Will West Ham reverse the 3-0 defeat earlier in the season? Match Preview West Ham United climbed out of the relegation after their 3-0 win at Stoke last weekend, this win for the hammers put Newcastle United in the relegation zone after they lost 1-0 at Arsenal. After 1 win in …

Coral Welsh National 20 year trends early look (Updated 5th January)

Dec 11th, 2017 at 20:53 Horse Racing 3 comments

The Coral Welsh National is a Grade 3 Handicap Chase and as usual is run on December 27th at Chepstow racecourse, although the 2010, 2012 & 2015 runnings took place in January of the following year due unsafe ground and the meeting being called off. The race is run over 3 miles 5 & 1/2 furlongs and 22 fences are due to be run in the race. As i write this, there …

OLBG Mares Series The Road To Cheltenham - next stop is Cheltenham

Dec 11th, 2017 at 20:10 Horse Racing 1 comments

Cheltenham stage the 3rd race of the 2017/2018 OLBG Mares hurdle series in December. Race 1 was run at Wetherby on Saturday 4th November, the race was run over 2 miles and was won by La Bague Au Roi, who was sent off the 10/11 favourite. Race 2 was run at Kempton on Monday 27th November, the race was run over 3 miles and 1/2 furlong and again was won by La …

Arsenal v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan

Dec 11th, 2017 at 20:08 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Arsenal have won the last 9 meetings, they are well odds on to win again Newcastle have scored 6 goals in last 9 meetings, will they score here? Match Preview Arsenal have won 21 of their last 26 Premier League games at home, in contrast, Newcastle United have won only 1 of their last 19 on the road in the Premier League Newcastle have …

Newcastle United v Everton Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan

Dec 5th, 2017 at 22:00 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Everton Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Newcastle have only won 1 of last 9 meetings, will they lose again? Everton have scored in the last 11 meetings, will that continue here? Match Preview Newcastle are on a 6 games winless run, although they will have played Leicester after writing this. Newcastle have only scored 1 goal in their last 3 home league games and lost their last …

Newcastle United v Leicester City preview from a Newcastle fan

Dec 4th, 2017 at 21:31 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle score for the first time in 5 meetings? Will Leicester make it 5 wins on the trot in all competitions? Match Preview Newcastle United are on a run of 6 league games without a win and they need the points here to keep themselves above the drop zone Newcastle have failed to score in the last 4 meetings between the sides Newcastle …

The Ladbrokes Trophy Chase Trends and early selections (Updated December 1st)

Nov 27th, 2017 at 20:46 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Ladbrokes Trophy Chase Trends is formally known as the Hennessy Gold Cup and is run at Newbury racecourse at the beginning of December The race is a Class 1, Grade 3 handicap chase, open to all horses aged 4 or older and is run over a trip of 3 miles, 1 furlong and 214 yards Some of the biggest names in racing have won the race in recent times, including Cheltenham …

Chelsea v Newcastle United from a Newcastle supporter

Nov 27th, 2017 at 20:10 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle overturn their current bad form? Will Chelsea make it 5 wins on the trot here against Newcastle? Match Preview Chelsea have picked up 10 points from their 6 home league games this season, both Burnley and Manchester City won at Stamford Bridge, whilst Arsenal picked up a 0-0 draw Chelsea have won the last 4 meetings here, scoring 14 goals and …

The RandoxHealth Becher Chase & 188bet Grand Sefton Chase trends (Updated 4th December)

Nov 21st, 2017 at 23:02 Horse Racing 2 comments

Saturday December 9th see's Aintree host it's 2 big Grand National trials over the great fences. The Randox Health Becher Handicap Chase is run over 3 miles 1 furlong & 188 yards and is a class 1 Grade 3 Chase. The 188BET.co.uk Grand Sefton Handicap Chase is run over 2 miles 5 furlongs & 19 yards and is a class 2 race. I have looked at the last 10 runnings of each race …

West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United Preview from a Newcastle fan

Nov 21st, 2017 at 22:18 Premier League 0 comments

West Bromwich Albion v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can West Brom win their first home league game after Pulis departure? The last 4 meetings here have all seen under 2.5 goals, will this follow? Match Preview West Brom won their opening 2 league games of the season but have not win since, which lead to the departure of Tony Pulis West Brom have picked up just 3 …

Horse Racing Tips and Trends For The OLBG Mares Hurdle at Kempton (Updated selection)

Nov 21st, 2017 at 18:10 Horse Racing 7 comments

OLBG have been the sponsor of the Mares series or races since 2008 and have helped develop the growth of Mares only racing in the UK & Ireland. For the Cheltenham Festival we will have a dedicated Cheltenham Festival Site, which includes bookmaker offers, the £1000 tipping competition and the live streaming of the Cheltenham Preview Night. Willie Mullins has won 8 of the 10 running's of the marquee race and …

Newcastle United v Watford Preview from a Newcastle fan

Nov 20th, 2017 at 19:30 Premier League 0 comments

Newcastle United v Watford Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle bounce back from 3 straight defeats? Watford have won the last 3 meetings, can they win again? Match Preview Newcastle United have lost 2 of their 6 home premier league games this season, they lost their opening game against Tottenham 2-0 and lost their last game 1-0 against Bournemouth. They have now lost their last 3 league games and …

Unibet Greatwood Hurdle Trends & Selections, an early look

Nov 13th, 2017 at 22:05 Horse Racing 4 comments

The Unibet Greatwood Hurdle is the highlight of the last day of the Cheltenham November meeting, its a Grade 3 Handicap Hurdle run over 2 miles and 87 yards and is run on the old course. 24 runners is the maximum allowed to run in the race and we have 23 declared at the 5 day stage, so they will all run if entered by connections The trends i have …

Manchester United v Newcastle United point of view from a Newcastle United fan

Nov 12th, 2017 at 22:05 Premier League 2 comments

Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Newcastle have kept 2 clean sheets in their last 3 visits, can they do say again?, 7/1 says they will Romelu Lukaku has failed to score in his last 4 league games, will he find the net here? 13/19 says he will Will Newcastle be the first league side to score at Old Trafford this season? 6/5 is on offer that they will Match …

Betvictor Gold Cup Trends and Selections Early Look

Nov 12th, 2017 at 20:24 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Betvictor Gold Cup is the highlight of the 3 day Cheltenham in the middle of November, its a Grade 3 Handicap Chase run over 2 miles 4 furlongs and 78 yards and is run on the old course. 20 runners is the maximum allowed to run in the race and the last 12 runnings have attracted at least 16 runners The trends i have looked at are Age, Weight, …

Betfred November Handicap Tips and Trends (Updated 9th November)

Nov 6th, 2017 at 20:30 Horse Racing 3 comments

The Betfred November Handicap brings us to the end of the flat turf season, the whole 7 race meeting is sponsored by Betfred and i have looked at the last 10 runnings of the November Handicap. The race is run over 1 mile & 4 furlongs at Doncaster racecourse and is open to all horses aged 3 or older it usually attracts a large field, last years final field of 15 …

World Cup 2018 Tips and Predictions For The Play Offs

Nov 1st, 2017 at 20:04 Other Football 2 comments

We now know which nations from Europe will be competing in Russia in 2018 apart from the 4 play off winners, i have had a look at all of the 8 nations in detail. The draw has thrown up the following ties - Northern Ireland v Switzerland Croatia v Greece Sweden v Italy Denmark v Republic of Ireland Northern Ireland v Switzerland 1st leg in Ireland on Thursday 9th November, with the return leg in Switzerland …

Newcastle United v Bournemouth preview from a Newcastle fan (Updated with bets)

Oct 29th, 2017 at 20:44 Premier League 5 comments

Newcastle United v Bournemouth Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Can Newcastle bounce back to winning ways? Can Bournemouth get back to back away wins for the first time since 2015? Match Preview Newcastle United host Bournemouth on Saturday 4th November, Newcastle lost their opening home game of the season but have picked up 10 points in their other 4 games. Newcastle have scored 7 goals at home and conceded 4 and …

The Old Roan Chase Trends

Oct 23rd, 2017 at 21:48 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Old Roan Chase is run at Aintree Racecourse on Sunday 29th October, it's run over 2 miles 3 furlongs and 200 yards and is a Grade 3 Handicap Chase. I have looked at the last 10 years of the race and looked at the following trends, Age, Weight, Official Rating, Recent Runs, Last Time Out, Year Runs, Year Wins & Distance. There are 24 horses declared for the race at the …

Burnley v Newcastle United from a Newcastle United fan (Updated with bets 26th October)

Oct 23rd, 2017 at 20:56 Premier League 0 comments

Burnley v Newcastle United Preview and Selections from a Newcastle United Fan Will this finish as a score draw for the 3rd time in a row? The stats show not many goals, is 8/13 for under 2.5 goals a good price? Match Preview Burnley host Newcastle United on Monday 30th October for a live TV game with an 8.00pm kick off. Burnley have picked up 5 points from 12 at home, they beat Crystal Palace …

Cheltenham Tips Showcase Meeting - A race by race guide (Updated 26th Oct)

Oct 17th, 2017 at 22:17 Horse Racing 2 comments

The Showcase meeting that starts Cheltenham's National Hunt season is a 2 day meeting taking place on Friday 27th & Saturday 28th October with each day set to have a 7 race card, starting at 2.00pm and finishing at 5.30pm. Many people regard this meeting as the official start of the National Hunt season, and for me it's a very long wait since Sandown in April and on a personal note, …