AP McCoy is now president of the Injured Jockeys Fund and we are sure he will be pleased that OLBG members are raising money for this Jockeys Charity.

The fund currently stands at £584 and as soon as we reach a £1000 of donations a cheque will be forwarded. Over the years members have regularly supported the IJF and we are delighted and humbled by members generosity via the OLBG Charity Scheme to a sport many of you love.
Members in London may have seen the OLBG branded taxis trawling the streets of London. We thought the branding was appropriate seeing we share a common interest in tips and tipping!!










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Carl Frampton takes on Scott Quigg on the 27th February and we have a full video preview on the OLBG You Tube Channel. Do you agree with pro fighter Frankie Monkhouses's take on the strengths and weaknesses of each fighter?

Tipsters are all over Fedor Chudinov in his upcoming fight with Felix Sturm. tadley, rockabilly kat, bobsselections are among many members who feel that it will be the same result as their last contest, and if anything the margin may be greater this time around. Check out all the Boxing Selections this weekend.
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OLBG blogger and moderator garlicsauce has previewed the upcoming ICC World Twenty 20 being held this year in India. Odds, teams, history, rankings are all available on the blog to enable you to make good betting decisions on the tournament.

Football

OLBG member Edinho has predicted a draw in the top Championship match of Saturday between Brentford and Derby.
"Brentford have lost their last two matches to higher opposition, Derby who are just in the play offs, are winless in eight league matches but have only lost three from fifteen on the road so a draw is a real possibility here between two sides out of form".

Its the FA Cup this weekend and we have all the matches available to tip on. Tottenham take on Crystal Palace and monkeytennis highlights Tottenham's great form in comparison to Crystal Palaces's dismal form.

"Spurs have been tremendously consistent this season, even after playing on Thursdays, and it would be a big shock if they were to lose this. They were the deserved winners less than a month ago against Palace in the PL and also beat the visitors 1-0 at home in September.
Pochettino's side have gone relatively under the radar this season thanks to Leicester's endeavours and had won 7 games in a row in all competitions until Fiorentina's deflected equaliser on Thursday. Compare that run to Palace who have managed to pick up just 1 point in their last 6 games against PL opposition and there can surely only be one winner - especially when you consider that run includes losses to Villa, Bournemouth and Watford who are hardly in great form themselves".
You can check all the weekends selections by visiting the OLBG Football Tips Pages.
The Forum Champions League Challenge was a big success last week and the free cash was won by AdoBab. A new competition for the games on Tuesday and Wednesday is now available for members.
We have 1 ticket on offer for the Capital One Cup Final on Sunday 28th February. If you are a Liverpool or Man City fan and a regular contributor to OLBG please do apply to tickets@olbg.com with your full name and address. The draw for the ticket will be made on Tuesday 23rd February and you will be notified that day.

Horse Racing

Warwick races played host to OLBG members on Saturday 13th February and a great day was had by all those who attended. The winner of the OLBG Mares Hurdle Flute Bowl wasn't found by many tipsters. Below are some of the great and the good of OLBG who didn't back Flute Bowl!!

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We need your help on the Cheltenham Forum. As many members know we produce posters for the Cheltenham Festival that feature OLBG member’s tips. This year we are featuring more members tips on the posters at the course, so we will need lots of quality tips to choose from. Add Your Best Cheltenham Poster Tip and lets showcase the quality OLBG members can provide.
Bookmakers Paddy Power have given OLBG members 2 pairs of Cheltenham Festival Tickets for the opening day of the Festival. Check the forum for full details.
After success for tipsters last week in the big Saturday race the Betfair Hurdle the big race at Haydock this weekend is the Betfred Grand National Trial. OLBG blogger and all round horse racing stats man Micko 70 has narrowed the field down to his top rated horses by trends. Take a read of his Grand National Trial Trends blog on the race and see if you agree with his selections.
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Have a great betting week and remember Lets Beat The Bookies!