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I am a huge National Hunt Horse Racing fan/owner and a Crystal Palace fan.

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Five horses to follow at Royal Ascot

Jun 18th, 2018 at 16:37 Horse Racing 0 comments

Royal Ascot is upon us and offers racing fans one of the best weeks in the sport. A truly global event with stories created that will stay with us for years. We are going to look at five horses running this week that you need to be backing. Chelsea Cloisters Chelsea Cloisters has been one of the ante post punts of the week already having moved from an opening price of …

Aintree Grand National Saturday race by race guide

Apr 13th, 2018 at 23:12 Horse Racing 0 comments

We roared back into form yesterday with an advised 11/1 winner and a 25/1 each way play cleaning up in the bumper. That will leave us ahead for Aintree no matter what but being the greedy punter than I am I want a few more winners and have a confidence big priced Grand National selection for you. Speaking of which tuck into this great offer for racing today before you …

Aintree Friday race by race guide

Apr 12th, 2018 at 17:51 Horse Racing 0 comments

We arrive at ladies day after giving you a good start with our opening day blog landing a couple of winners, lets kick on and find you some value plays for Friday. The first thing you need to do is check out this cracking offer from NetBet Aintree is the perfect time to bag that new account. Don't forget that OUTRAGEOUS NetBet offer: https://t.co/37dYS3lnLK 18+, https://t.co/L3JVVbTbK8 T&Cs Apply, Qualifying bet must …

OLBG Grand National Price It Up Special

Apr 12th, 2018 at 00:21 Horse Racing 1 comments

Whilst we cover racing in daily PriceItUp bets (and will have them for each day of Aintree) we love a big event special. Who can forget the 60/1 Superbowl bet that had us waking the entire house up in the small hours, last week we were one leg off a 55/1 winner in the Masters Golf at Augusta. That's enough about past efforts lets explain the 16/1 shot for the …

Aintree Thursday race by race guide

Apr 11th, 2018 at 08:41 Horse Racing 0 comments

Finally Aintree has arrived, the perfect Spring tonic to those Cheltenham Festival blues. Some of our heroes may not have made it to Liverpool but we are still spoilt with some fantastic action culminating in the race that captures the worlds Imagination, the Randox Health Grand National. We however will get started by looking at every race on the Thursday. 2m4f (Mildmay) Big Buck's Celebration Manifesto Novices' Chase (Grade 1) Several of …

Five horses to follow at the Grand National Festival

Apr 9th, 2018 at 17:41 Horse Racing 0 comments

Aintree has arrived and we have three fantastic days of jumps action to get excited over, it is not just all about the Grand National. We offer you five horses to follow with an aim to come out in profit at the end of the week Dreams will become reality The Doom Bar Juvenile Hurdle is a great race on the first day of the Grand National Festival at Aintree. The …

Five ways to find a Grand National winner

Apr 9th, 2018 at 11:59 Horse Racing 0 comments

We all want to find the winner of the biggest race of the year, the Grand National is probably the toughest sporting event to weigh up, lucky for your we have five ways that can help you with the task of landing the winner of Aintree's showpiece event. Before we get into the five way do make sure you take advantage of offers like this to use on the big …

Five Classic Grand National Memories

Apr 6th, 2018 at 12:15 Horse Racing 0 comments

We went back over the year to look back as some historical and more recent memories of the most famous race in the world, if you want to share your views just add your Grand National thoughts from the past in the comments below. Mon Mome shocks the world at 100/1 in 2009 Mon Mome was a huge priced winner, he was in fact the biggest priced winner in fourty two …

Three Cheltenham Festival winners than can follow up at Aintree's Grand National meeting

Apr 5th, 2018 at 12:23 Horse Racing 0 comments

It seems like only yesterday we were shouting home the many OLBG tipsters winners at the Cheltenham Festival, but Spring has sprung and we are going to take a look at three horses who were successful at Prestbury Park and can follow up at the three day Grand National meeting. Buveur D'Air can follow a familiar path to continue his winning ways Buveur D'Air had to work hard to beat Willie …

OLBG give punters a huge 50/1 horse racing #PriceItUp winner

Mar 27th, 2018 at 12:00 Horse Racing 0 comments

It all starts when we hit the OLBG app at around 9am, we check out what the most popular tips are and what the best tipsters in our hot tipsters menu are saying about the days racing. From there we send our selections to Bet Victor and they give us a price on the selections combined. We then share it with you guys and make sure we get a few …

Cheltenham Day Four : Race by race guide

Mar 15th, 2018 at 16:25 Horse Racing 0 comments

The final day of the Festival we have seen plenty of good winners, a few shocks and given you a fair few winners. The best is yet to come with the Gold Cup the showpiece event of the whole Festival. The Triumph Hurdle The soft going is going to suit ante post favourite Apple's Shakira (7/4). She comes into the race with a perfect record of three wins from three starts …

Cheltenham Day Three: Race by race guide

Mar 10th, 2018 at 14:33 Horse Racing 0 comments

We reach day three at Cheltenham which, in the past, has been considered the poorest day of racing at the four day version of the Festival. I think this year that would be very unfair with each race looking filled with great horses and potential stories ready to be told. The JLT Novice Chase The JLT this year looks far more open than we would usually expect for a race of this …

Cheltenham Day Two: Race by race guide

Mar 9th, 2018 at 17:11 Horse Racing 0 comments

Day two of the Cheltenham Festival no matter how your betting has gone on day one we have seven more fantastic races to get stuck right into. We preview every race on day two using video form, stats and OLBG members tip comments to find you the winners. The Ballymore Hurdle This looks on paper to be arguably the best novice race of the season with the hype horse of the Festival …

Cheltenham Day One: Race by race guide

Mar 7th, 2018 at 08:35 Horse Racing 1 comments

We are so close to the biggest four days in racing, day one of the Cheltenham Festival we are still full of hope and have the entire Festival in front of us. We preview every race on day one using video form, stats and OLBG members tip comments to find you the winners. The Supreme Novice The race that starts everything off with the roar, as Supreme Novices go this looks a fairly …

Cheltenham Festival 2018: 10 key stats and trends to keep you on track

Mar 5th, 2018 at 17:24 Horse Racing 1 comments

We took at look at how stats and trends and be used to pick out horses for tricky festival races, here are just ten examples of how we used them. You can see more Festival trends in blogs just like this from OLBG member Micko70 right here Fred Winter stats point towards a Gordon Elliott runner The Fred Winter is a race where we need all the help we can get, a …

OLBG Toilet Tips: Top 5 Cheltenham Festival bets you need to know

Mar 4th, 2018 at 13:16 Horse Racing 0 comments

The OLBG Toilet Tips are back for the 2018 Festival, picking out some of the best OLBG tipsters ante-post comments and popping them up on posters around Cheltenham racecourse... including the toilets! In the first year OLBG took on this challenge, the tipsters supplied eight winners from ten selections. We take a look at five contenders to make it onto the course from our tipsters. Nearer the time those selected …

Cheltenham Festival 2018: Top five iconic memories

Mar 3rd, 2018 at 13:11 Horse Racing 5 comments

The Cheltenham Festival has given us some sensational moments over the years, we take a look at five of the most iconic moments ever seen at Prestbury Park. Make sure you also take a moment to check out our five golden rules to follow at the Cheltenham Festival here Annie Power makes Champion return The OLBG mares race has seen plenty of drama over the years, no moment is ever likely to match …

Five golden rules of The Cheltenham Festival

Mar 2nd, 2018 at 11:10 Horse Racing 0 comments

With Cheltenham fast approaching we felt it may be helpful to give you our five golden rules for the Festival to help you enjoy it more and have a great betting week. Do your homework The one thing Cheltenham offers punters is a huge range of free resources, our site alone gives you extensive blogs on trainers, horses, race trends, stable tours and so much more. The OLBG forum is a …

Cheltenham Festival 2018: Five horses that could steal the headlines

Mar 1st, 2018 at 10:19 Horse Racing 3 comments

The Cheltenham Festival is just days away, we take a look at five horses that could hit the headlines if they end up in the winners enclosure. we have visiting several racing yards in the lead up to the Cheltenham Festival you can read all about my visit to Nicky Henderson's yard right here Douvan Top price of 9/2 to win the Queen Mother Champion Chase If we cast our minds back …

Tips For Every ITV Race From Kempton, Lingfield and Newcastle

Feb 23rd, 2018 at 17:34 Horse Racing 0 comments

We suffered a tricky week betting wise on the ITV races last week, the good news is we have plenty of action to enjoy today and have some big price suggestions for you. I spent the week visiting several racing yards in the lead up to the Cheltenham Festival you can see all about my visit to Nicky Henderson's yard right here If you are planning a bet at Kempton make …

The Cheltenham Countdown Blog visits Nigel Twiston-Davies Yard & Another Ante Post Suggestion

Feb 22nd, 2018 at 16:54 Horse Racing 0 comments

The Cheltenham based trainer is famously negative about his horses chances in races, for all he is famed for his double decker bus on the gallops and duffle coat, he should be respected for his record at the Festival which happens to be his local track. He rarely leaves the biggest four days in jumps racing without at least one winner and his current record stands at 17 Festival winners, …

Nicky Henderson Cheltenham Festival Stable Tour & Another Ante Post Bet

Feb 20th, 2018 at 18:06 Horse Racing 2 comments

We joined the press visiting Nicky Henderson's media day, Seven Barrows was buzzing as camera crews to racing journalists all had eyes focused on the champion trainer. We take a look at three of his horses that came under the microscope of those in attendance and share just some of the OLBG tipsters views on them. Altior In Great Shape After his successful return to action after a wind op it …

Cheltenham Countdown Continued Plus Weekend Reflections

Feb 19th, 2018 at 17:03 Horse Racing 0 comments

As we get even closer to the Festival we see less clues from races and await more news based information to come out of media days. OLBG will be at several yards in the coming weeks so make sure you keep your eyes peeled on our blogs and social media channels. We will review the weekend action then give you another Cheltenham Festival ante post bet for our ever growing …

Tips For Every ITV Race From Ascot, Haydock and Wincanton

Feb 16th, 2018 at 17:29 Horse Racing 0 comments

Last week the blog covered Newbury and Warwick and managed to land you an 8/1 winner. This week we take a look at all the ITV races you can enjoy live on TV. You can see my most recent reflections on last weeks racing and the impact on Cheltenham markets right here If you are planning a bet at Ascot make sure you check out this great offer from BetVictor Planning on having …

Runner by Runner Guide to the Betfair Chase at Ascot on Saturday

Feb 15th, 2018 at 08:18 Horse Racing 1 comments

The Betfair Chase at Ascot is going to be some race on Saturday. We have several high class chasers in the field for this race over two miles five furlongs at Ascot. For some in the field it offers them a chance of glory, others the opportunity to pick up a big prize at a fantastic track before they head on to Cheltenham next month. Runner By Runner Guide Top Notch heads …

OLBG Land A 25/1 Horse Racing Price It Up Winner

Feb 12th, 2018 at 21:40 Horse Racing 0 comments

After the recent success of our Super Bowl final 60/1 winning PriceItUp the racing tipsters came up trumps on Monday with a massive 25/1 shout that landed after Star Attack the final leg won the 6.10 at Wolverhampton. Story of our 25/1 Price it up winner It all starts when we hit the app at around 9am, we check out what the most popular tips are and what the best tipsters …

Tips For Every Race On ITV from Newbury & Warwick

Feb 9th, 2018 at 12:03 Horse Racing 3 comments

After last weeks coverage of the Dublin Racing Festival we return to home shores to cover racing at Newbury and Warwick. If you enjoyed the Dublin Racing Festival as much as me you can see my views on horses to take out of last weeks big event here Right lets get on with finding those winners for the racing on ITV at Newbury and Warwick. Newbury 13.50 The Betfair Cash Out Handicap Hurdle Race …

Five horses to take out of the Dublin Racing Festival for our Cheltenham Festival Countdown

Feb 5th, 2018 at 18:47 Horse Racing 0 comments

The first Dublin Racing Festival really has to go down as a massive success. The two day event gave us superstars taking each other on, standout performances and plenty of Cheltenham Festival clues. We take a look at five horses that impressed us this weekend with a view to the Cheltenham Festival in March. Samcro lives up to the hype A very obvious starting point but the Gordon Elliott trained six year …

Betting Tips For The Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown

Feb 2nd, 2018 at 16:32 Horse Racing 0 comments

I usually give you the blog each week with tips for every ITV race on a Saturday, given we have such fantastic racing at Leopardstown for the first day for the new Dublin Racing Festival lets preview each race. We also have this fantastic offer from Bet Victor to help you enjoy the day, why not sign up and enjoy plenty of free bets for every race. We have this …

OLBG Cheltenham Countdown Novice Chasers & Ante Post Bets

Feb 1st, 2018 at 20:28 Horse Racing 0 comments

The novice chase division is always one that gets the blood pumping when we focus on the Cheltenham Festival. Plenty of punters and fans alike will be looking at young hurdlers and be waiting for them to see a fence. We focus on three horses in the novice chase division and add three of them to our ante post portfolio. The Arkle Novice Chase Footpad has to be the first horse we …

Tips For Every Race On ITV from Cheltenham & Doncaster

Jan 26th, 2018 at 20:54 Horse Racing 0 comments

Last week’s ITV racing blog found you four winners from the seven televised races and to £10 stake at SP prices you would have made a small profit on the day. This week we hope to improve that with the following selections for the seven races live on ITV this Saturday. 1.50 Cheltenham The day gets underway with the festival trial grade three race at Cheltenham. King’s Odyssey is a horse that …

OLBG Mares Hurdle Preview Blog For Doncaster

Jan 26th, 2018 at 11:44 Horse Racing 0 comments

The OLBG Mares series arrives at Doncaster for the fifth leg of a seven race series which culminates in the grade one race at the Cheltenham Festival in March. Last season at Town Moor we had a thrilling race with Willie Mullins' Vroum Vroum Mag being made to work all the way to the line by a tenacious run from Midnight Jazz. She went on to finish second in the …

Tips For Every Race On ITV from Ascot & Haydock

Jan 19th, 2018 at 15:22 Horse Racing 0 comments

We have seven races live on ITV4 with Haydock and Ascot hosting great Saturday action for us to enjoy. We of course will be live from Ascot bringing you all the build up for the OLBG Mares race which gets the televised coverage underway. 13:50 Ascot The Olbg.Com Mare’s Hurdle Race Whilst the race has cut up a fair bit since declaration stage we still have six runners heading to post …

OLBG Mares Hurdle Preview Blog For Ascot

Jan 16th, 2018 at 17:36 Horse Racing 0 comments

The story of the series so far has seen us attend Wetherby, Kempton and Cheltenham. La Bague Au Roi, who is currently a top price of 20/1 for the Grade One at the festival, won both the Weathby and Kempton races in impressive fashion for trainer Warren Greatrex. Our Cheltenham handicap was won by the unexposed Momella for Dan Skelton, her big target this season looks to be the grade …

OLBG Cheltenham Countdown Novice Hurdlers

Jan 12th, 2018 at 12:17 Horse Racing 0 comments

With just nine weeks to go till the biggest four days in the jumps racing calendar we profile three novice hurdlers that can be expected to make a splash at the Festival. We also have a suggested bet to open our ante post portfolio, each week we will give you an overview of likely Festival winners and a bet or two that I think can offer value along the way. Samcro His …

Why I am mad for Might Bite in the King George

Dec 23rd, 2017 at 16:26 Horse Racing 0 comments

For racing fans the true Christmas treat comes a day later with the highlight of Winter at Kempton Park on Boxing Day. The King George is a race steeped in history and prestige, notable winners include One Man, Kicking King and of course the magnificent Kauto Star who won the race an unprecedented 5 times. Run over 3 miles at Kempton it offers the chance for brilliant chasers to be …

OLBG Mares Listed Hurdle Runner By Runner Race Guide For Kempton

Nov 26th, 2017 at 18:21 Horse Racing 0 comments

Leg two of the OLBG Mares series and we head to Kempton Park. The current going is Good to Soft. The race is run over a trip of 3 miles and 110 yards. Favourites in the race do not have the best record in recent years, Surtee Du Berlais (14/1) Morello Royale (6/1) and Carole's Spirit (11/1) the last 3 winners all available at big odds before their respective wins. …

OLBG Mares Race Huntingdon Race Overview and Trainer Comments

Jan 26th, 2017 at 19:21 Horse Racing 0 comments

After Frost put pay to any chances of Ascot hosting the 3 mile OLBG Mares Grade 2 event, we are delighted to say Huntingdon will play host to the race on Friday. (subject to an 8am inspection) The Race over 3 Miles last year was Won by Vroum Vroum Mag who later went on to win our Cheltenham Festival race. (And will be seen in our race at Doncaster on Saturday) …

OLBG Mares Race Ascot 21st January Runners & Trainers Comments

Jan 20th, 2017 at 14:14 Horse Racing 0 comments

If racing passes a 6.30 am inspection we have a field of 7 going to post in the Grade 2 OLBG.com Mares Hurdle. The Race over 3 Miles last year was Won by Vroum Vroum Mag who later went on to win our Cheltenham Festival race. Her trainer Willie Mullins is represented this year by Whiteout. When we spoke to Willie he felt the conditions would be perfect for his …

OLBG Mares Series Wetherby Race Preview

Oct 28th, 2016 at 14:46 Horse Racing 0 comments

We have 7 runners entered for the first OLBG Mares Race of the season. Our members are very excited and plenty will be in attendance hopeful of tipping the winner on the free OLBG app. The series culminates in March at the Cheltenham Festival with our Grade 1 event. We spoke to some of the trainers with runners in our race at Wetherby. Neil Mulholland gave us this on …

10 To Follow For The 2015/2016 National Hunt Season

Oct 8th, 2015 at 10:16 Horse Racing 6 comments

National Hunt 10 to Follow It's that time of year where people start posting 10 to follow blogs. I am going to offer you something similar, but try to avoid giving you a list of 10 Willie Mullins horses that we already know plenty about. The aim of the blog is to identify winners, potential superstars and horses that we will see plenty of this season. I have also added two …