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So it's nearly time for the world cup of national hunt racing and the gold cup is shaping up to be a cracker this year.

Selections:

Douvan and Thistlecrack are obvious naps and Vroum Vroum Mag should win the Mares assuming Annie goes in the Champion Hurdle. I think Limini should justify the low price and if un de sceaux gets a clear run then there's nothing to challenge. No more heroes in the RSA will shorten from the current price and won't be outside the top 2. Paddy power are doing an offer if you horse finishes second then you get your money back as a free bet so there could be decent money to be made. For the Gold cup I like Don Cossack and Djackadam. Don Cossack to win if he jumps and I don't think Vautour will get the trip. Cue card is definitely one to watch after his "breathing" operation.

Antepost I have Don Cossack + Un De Sceaux in two singles and a double ( i had faugheen in the trixie but thankfully it was NRNB) and I took the 7/1 special on the double of No more heroes and Limini too.

 

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I was supposed to be going on Wednesday or Thursday but work commitments have caused me to cancel. Slightly disappointed but I guess I can live without the expense.

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Im not going but I have the Friday off. The only horse i know I will currently be betting on is Many Clouds. After betting on him last year at Cheltenham and therefore his name being the only one I recognised for the Grand National, I won a pretty penny. 

As usual I will be stalking this thread for your tips. 

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1 hour ago, Nicho said:

Im not going but I have the Friday off. The only horse i know I will currently be betting on is Many Clouds. After betting on him last year at Cheltenham and therefore his name being the only one I recognised for the Grand National, I won a pretty penny. 

As usual I will be stalking this thread for your tips. 

Many Clouds is running at Kelso today 2.55. 

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Hopefully these today will be topping up the Cheltenham pot.

2.15 Babanango 33/1 & Burn The Moss 80/1

2.50 Sir Scorpion 4/1 & Scooping 33/1

5.10 Derrychrin 12/1 & Soaring High 25/1

5.45 Thirsty Work 9/1

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21 minutes ago, Rugeley Villa said:

was always a banker. nansaroy 2.00 @ warwick let my treble down.

I Clocked the earlier move on "Viva Raffa" but just put it down to happy geordies rather than genuine money. 

Was 16's this AM.

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1.30, Buveur Dair 7/1  
 
2.10, The Game Changer 18/1 
 
2.50, Band Of Blood 25/1 
 
3.30, The New One 6/1 & Camping Ground 25/1
 
4.10, Bitofapuzzle 16/1 
 
4.50, Ballychours 14/1
 
5.30, Double Shuffle 12/1 
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You are mad to lay Min. I can get the Annie Power opposition. But you are making a mistake laying Min. His form has been franked and he's highly thought of and regarded by Mullins who has won the last 3 runnings of the race.

 

Post up your lay.

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Not really raced anything in Ireland yet so hard to gauge if grade 1 gravy. 

Twice well beaten at Auteuil before joining Mullins - and Auteuil is is same as Cheltenham... left handed 

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My token selections for Tuesday are:

1.30 Supasundae

2.10 no bet

2.50 Morning Assembly / Theatre Guide / Algernon Pazham

3.30 Peace & Co (only because I backed it when 14s seemed like a big price)

4.10 no bet

4.50 Measureofmydreams

5.30 Killala Quay / Thomas Browne

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I Might have a lill safety bet on Min, AP & VVM. 

Can imagine the headlines tomorrow "Punters Clean Up On Day One" :D 

Annie Power done me out of a a couple of quid last year on the multiples. 

Tried to find last years thread to see whos the VT Napster to follow 

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