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Trading the Newmarket Guineas

This weekend sees the first real big trading market of the flat turf season, the Newmarket Guineas. I’ve always enjoyed the Guineas meeting and have had some fun and game over the years on it. It’s the first classic of the flat turf season for the horse racing markets and an opportunity to get some…

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Newmarket Cambridgeshire Calamity

We are treated to plenty of good horse racing this weekend and the highlight will be the Newmarket Cambridgeshire meeting. I’ve picked off a few good Betfair trading results by from the Cambridgeshire in the past and hope to this weekend. But I remember this race for several reasons. Big wins, a big loss and…

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Newmarket July Meeting

The Newmarket July meeting starts today and is a decent highlight on the journey through the Month.

I’ve had mixed results over the years and is the sort of meeting where you want to do well, but you can’t push it as hard as at other meetings. If the opportunity strikes, you can usually make the most of it and get a decent result.

Last year went well, but, in my experience, it’s the sort of meeting where you can’t …

Calamity Cambridgeshire

I’ve picked off a few good results from the Cambridgeshire in the past and hope to this weekend.

The race

The Cambridgeshire is a very competitive large field handicap run at Newmarket each year. It’s focal point at this time of year and followed by the Cesarewitch. As with all big, competitive, quality races; fill rate will be at the top of my mind. I’m not expecting a gamble to explode out of nowhere, but you never know nowadays.

The …

Behind the scenes at the home of British horse racing

A few weeks ago I was fortunate to be invited to Newmarket (the birthplace and spiritual home of British horseracing) by a fellow Bet Angel forum member who is an ex-jockey that rode for Sir Mark Prescott for many years.

Newmarket itself is steeped in history and is built around horse racing with approx. 3000 horses stabled across 2500 acres. It is home to most of the UK’s top trainers. The best way to describe it would be to say …