touchofoscar

I always try to find the value in a race. I analyse Handicaps carefully and most my selections will be at double figure odds. However the most important thing is to have fun making and listening or seeing your selection running. Winners are just a pleasurable bonus.

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21 July 2024
17:02 5:02 Redcar

Wheres The Crumpet

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Wheres The Crumpet had a narrow win at Ayr a fortnight ago. She is still well handicapped and it would be no surprise to see her hit the frame.
16:55 4:55 Curragh

Kaptain Bay

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Kaptain Bay returns after a break of three months. He was not disgraced on his second run at the Curragh back in April when he placed four length 4th. That was over ten furlongs and he is now being upped in trip again. Could go well.
16:35 4:35 Stratford

Barrons Land

Daily Racing

25 EW

@8.50

Lose

-50

Barrons Land is a consistent performer with two recent wins and a fourth place. She is now being dropped back in trip which will help her to bounce back and get closer this time.
16:27 4:27 Redcar

Athollblair Boy

Daily Racing

25 EWNAP

@21.00

Lose

-50

A chance is taken on the veteran Athollblair Boy ho still can surprise in the hands of Faye McManaman. He prefers six furlongs these days so the drop in trip a concern but in a wide open race he is the each way choice.
15:45 3:45 Curragh

Breathe Again

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Breathe Again placed third at Limerick after having been dropped in trip to a mile. She could progress again now making her handicap debut and follow up with another place.
14:52 2:52 Redcar

Havana Prince

Daily Racing

25 EWNOTEBest Odds Guaranteed SP 12.00 used instead of 10.00 takenBest Odds Guaranteed SP 12.00 used instead of 10.00 takenOdds taken at 10.00BOG

@10.00

Win

281

Havana Price comes here in great shape. He placed 4th in his last race but won his previous two races prior. He is now dropped to the sharper seven furlongs and has to overcome an outside draw. He is still expected to go well.
14:45 2:45 Curragh

Maggie McGrath

Daily Racing

25 EW

@19.00

Lose

-50

Maggie McGrath has only had runs at Dundalk for her new stable and she has run well in defeat there. This is her turf debut for her new connections and she could get involved if transferring her AW form onto turf.
14:10 2:10 Curragh

Sir Yoshi

Daily Racing

25 EW

@29.00

Lose

-50

Sir Yoshi won at Tipperary and ran well in defeat in two recent listed races. He is now upped another furlong and could well out run his odds.
13:47 1:47 Redcar

Capturethemoment

Daily Racing

25 EW

@34.00

Lose

-50

Capturethemoment showed a marked improvement on her second run at newcastle. She is now upped again in trip and provided she has a good start could get involved.
13:40 1:40 Curragh

Vegas Muse

Daily Racing

25 EW

@23.00

Lose

-50

Vegas Muse placed 6th on debut at Leopardstown back in June. She will have come on for that run and is likely to improve and get closer this time.
20 July 2024
15:40 3:40 Curragh

Galileo Dame

Daily Racing

25 EW

@26.00

Lose

-50

Galileo Dame has an outside chance to squeeze into the frame. She has run well in defeat in her last two races in competitive company and is now being upped in trip. She could progresss further and is an each way hopeful.
15:35 3:35 Newbury

Miss Collada

Daily Racing

25 EW

@10.00

Lose

-50

Richard Hannon has a great record in the Weatherby Sprint and his runner Miss Collada seems to be targeted for this. She won her last two races and may take adavantage from a wide draw.
15:15 3:15 Market Rasen

Sure Touch

Daily Racing

25 EWNOTEBest Odds Guaranteed SP 15.00 used instead of 13.00 takenBOG

@15.00

Win

420

Sur Touch returns after a break. He has been in great form winning his last three races. This is tougher but he has the ability to progress further and get involved.
15:00 3:00 Newbury

Quinault

Daily Racing

25 EWNAP

@15.00

Lose

-50

Quinault was in great shape last year but has not performed in his last three races. A chance is taken that he will bounce back this time and get close. Each way contender.
14:40 2:40 Market Rasen

All The Glory

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Of the outsiders All The Glory is of interest. She won at Newbury back in March followed it up with a fall and seemed to have recovered at her last race. Drop back in trip may bring on a revival.
14:35 2:35 Curragh

Tango Flare

Daily Racing

25 EW

@21.00

Lose

-50

In a wide open handicap a chance is taken on Tango Flare. He won at Fairyhouse at the beginning of June and followed it up with a close third in the Dash Stakes at the Curragh. He could get close and get involved.
14:25 2:25 Newbury

Sleeping Lion

Daily Racing

25 EW

@23.00

Lose

-50

Sleeping Lion has a chance to hit the frame if able to convert his polytrack form onto turf. This is more competitive but he should be considered for the frame.
19 July 2024
20:10 8:10 Newmarket

Rocket Warrior

Daily Racing

25 EWNAP

@21.00

Lose

-50

Difficult choice between Tataeo and Rocket Warrior but a chance is taken on the latter to bounce back. Good record at Newmarket and he is an each way selection.
19:55 7:55 Pontefract

Ventura Express

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Ventura Express was six length 6th in a Class 2 at Thirsk in June. He followed it up with a win in a Class 4 in July. He should be capable of holding his own in this company and is an each way prospect.
16:50 4:50 Killarney

Hard Target

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Hard Target has had three attempts over fences so far. He placed third on chase debut and followed it up with a decent run last time out. He makes his chase handicap debut and could get involved.
16:45 4:45 Newbury

Our Golden One

Daily Racing

25 EWNAPR4Deductions based on standard industry rates given the odds of each withdrawn horse at time of first withdrawal following your betNR

@12.00

Void

0

Tom Wards Our Golden One could bounce back now back in handicap company. She placed third in a listed race at Longchamp latest and is expected to do better here.
16:40 4:40 Nottingham

Aljadel

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Aljadel placed second behind Come On You Spurs in his latest run with his current apprentice on board. He could get involved again if building on that run.
16:10 4:10 Newbury

Two Shoes

Daily Racing

25 EW

@13.00

Lose

-50

Two Shoes beat Cracking Man on debut by a neck over 5 furlongs at Carlisle. This is a tougher race but she is stepping up in trip which should suit and is expected to progress.
15:25 3:25 Nottingham

Restless Prince

Daily Racing

25 EW

@21.00

Lose

-50

Kevin Burke's Restless Prince won at Catterick back in April. He appeared to return to form on his last run placing close and could out run his odds.
15:15 3:15 Haydock

Hes An Angel

Daily Racing

25 EW

@23.00

Lose

-50

Hes An Angel had excellent AW form when with Peter Niven completing a four timer. He now makes his new stable debut after a break. He could go well if transferring his previous form onto turf.
14:50 2:50 Nottingham

Kodi Red

Daily Racing

25 EW

@13.00

Lose

-50

With the stable in form the choice is Kodi Red. He won on his last run at Doncaster and has been upped another 3 lbs. He could get involved again.
18 July 2024
20:40 8:40 Epsom Downs

Havana Mojito

Daily Racing

25 EW

@8.00

Win

10

Havana Mojito comes here in great shape with a win and second place at Brighton in his last two races. He is expected to go well again and is one to consider for the frame.
20:30 8:30 Leopardstown

Maralinga

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Maralinga returns after a break of 260 days. His last win was at Tipperary last year but he has gone well fresh in the past and could be there abouts again if fit.
20:05 8:05 Epsom Downs

Little Boy Blue

Daily Racing

25 EW

@19.00

Lose

-50

Little Boy Blue won over course and distance at the beginning of the month. This is more competitive but he is still well handicapped to get close.
19:50 7:50 Worcester

Afta Party

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Afta Party won over course and distance at the beginning of the month. He had Caldwell (3rd) behind by over nine length He is capable of following up and looks overpriced
19:35 7:35 Epsom Downs

Sameem

Daily Racing

25 EWNAPNOTEBest Odds Guaranteed SP 23.00 used instead of 15.00 takenBOG

@23.00

Win

85

Sameem won at Ripon over the distance back in June. He is now being upped in class but has a great partnership with his amateur jockey so is expected to run well.
19:25 7:25 Leopardstown

Timourid

Daily Racing

25 EW

@13.00

Lose

-50

Difficult choice between Longbourne and Timourid. A chance is taken on the latter who is being dropped in class and could go well in a wide open handicap.
18:30 6:30 Epsom Downs

Uncle Dick

Daily Racing

25 EW

@10.00

Lose

-50

Uncle Dick has done well in his last two races at Brighton with a win and a clsoe second place. He could go close again in the hands of Oliver Carmichael.
17:45 5:45 Leopardstown

Red Heel

Daily Racing

25 EW

@19.00

Lose

-50

Red Heel won this race three years ago. She was 5th behind Blue Soul at Tipperary earlier this month and despite of the weight has the capability of hitting the frame.
17:25 5:25 Leicester

Monkey Miss

Daily Racing

25 EW

@26.00

Win

100

Monkey Miss last win was at Bath back in May. Since then, she has not impressed at the same level. However, the stable has hit form in the last few days so she could bounce back.
17:10 5:10 Chepstow

Bug Boy

Daily Racing

25 EW

@26.00

Lose

-50

Bug Boy returns after a four months break. He needs to bounce back from his last poor performance but could be there about if recapturing his previous form.
14:50 2:50 Hamilton

Hard Solution

Daily Racing

25 EW

@41.00

Lose

-50

A chance is taken on Hard Solution to bounce back after a record of runs where he was behind. He was not disgraced in these runs but the step back up in trip should help.
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17 July 2024
21:00 9:00 Ffos Las

Thahab Ifraj

Daily Racing

25 EW

@26.00

Lose

-50

Thahab Ifraj placed second last month behind the excellent Al Sayah. This was a return to the flat after a stint of hurdling. He could go well again and could squeeze in to the frame.
20:30 8:30 Ffos Las

Kinematica

Daily Racing

25 EW

@26.00

Lose

-50

Kinematica did too much to soon at Hamilton three weeks ago placing last. He could progress from that experience and should be capable of hitting the frame.
20:20 8:20 Killarney

Calmafterthestorm

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Calmafterthestorm sprang a surprise at Down Royal three weeks ago winning at the odds of 33/1. She looks capable of following up defying the increase in weight.
20:10 8:10 Yarmouth

Moreginplease

Daily Racing

25 EW

@12.00

Lose

-50

Moreginplease ran twice this month over course and distance placing 3rd and 2nd .  He is still well handicapped and is expected to be third time lucky in a competitive race. 
19:50 7:50 Killarney

No Trouble

Daily Racing

25 EW

@11.00

Lose

-50

No Trouble showed a marked improvement when second at Bellewstown 12 days ago. The slight drop in trip should suit and he is expected to hit the frame.
19:40 7:40 Yarmouth

Sunset In Paris

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Sunset In Paris has had previous good form on polytrack. His form on turf has not been so great even so he has placed previously. Could get involved despite of easing ground if back in form.
18:50 6:50 Killarney

Skontonovski

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Skontonovski returned to form Fairyhouse on his last run winning by over a length. That was over seven furlongs and he is now back up in trip. He has decent form on this track and he could follow up.
18:20 6:20 Killarney

Adelaise

Daily Racing

25 EW

@9.00

Lose

-50

Top weight Adelaise finished 12th in the Kensington Palace Stakes but had won her previous race at Kempton. This should be more to her liking and she could go well.
17:40 5:40 Yarmouth

Rogue Bullet

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Rogue Bullet was not disgraced on his second run at Nottingham 11 days ago. He is entitled to have come on for that run and progress into the frame.
17:30 5:30 Bath

Weston Court

Daily Racing

25 EWNAP

@11.00

Lose

-50

Weston Court comes here in great shape and is looking for a hat trick. He won over course and distance three weeks ago and followed t up with a win at Windsor. He looks overpriced and is one to consider to get involved from a decent draw.
17:15 5:15 Uttoxeter

Bella Ciao

Daily Racing

25 EW

@17.00

Lose

-50

Bella Ciao returns after a break of a year. She ran well in her last race at Southwell placing second over three miles. She is now dropped in trip and could go well if ready with the stable in great form.
17:07 5:07 Yarmouth

Spirited Guest

Daily Racing

25 EW

@SP

Lose

-50

A speculative chance is taken on Spirited Guest who returns after an absence of nearly a year. He has performed poorly on turf so far but has gone well fresh on polytrack including a win and a place. Each way hopeful.
16:55 4:55 Thirsk

Equitys Darling

Daily Racing

25 EW

@15.00

Lose

-50

Equity Darling was over three length 5th behind Golden Rainbow over course and distance three weeks ago. She could get involved again if building on that run and is an each way prospect.
16:30 4:30 Bath

Masterdream

Daily Racing

25 EW

@41.00

Win

175

Masterdream returns to the flat after a stint over the fences. He won last year on the flat at Ffos Las and he could surprise at big odds.

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