STUART MARTIN

HOPING FOR A VINTAGE WEEKEND!

CAPELAND  0.5 PT E/W SOUL EMOTION   1 PT E/W AINTREE MY DREAM   0.5 PT E/W VINTAGE CLOUDS  1 PT E/W RED INDIAN   0.5 PT E/W This Saturdays main racing takes place at Ascot and Haydock, with ITV4 coverage at both. Let’s hope both meetings take place as the rain has been relentless all week causing …

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TIGHT CALL THE RIGHT CALL THIS WEEKEND!

BY STUART MARTIN This Saturday’s main action takes place at Kempton and Warwick, with ITV4 covering races at both meetings. There are quite a few Cheltenham clues on view, with the Grade 2 Ballymore Leamington Novices Hurdle 2:25 Warwick having thrown up subsequent festival winners in The New One and Willougby Court. This is a …

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Horse Racing Christmas

IS RACING RIGHT TO CLOSE FOR CHRISTMAS?

This year we have 4 blank days from 22nd to 25th and although I think it’s right not to race on Christmas Day I definitely think the industry is shooting itself in the foot by not hosting meetings for the other days. Good Friday was always a blank day but is now one of the …

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Is our current SP system under threat?

Recently Paddy Power and Betfair Sportsbook took the bold decision to have their own betting shows right up to the off on UK horse racing. They are still using the official SP so the majority of recreational punters won’t be adversely affected if they are on at best odds guaranteed. This is a clever move …

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Are customers being let down by the current online betting revolution?

Before the world of online gambling bets were traditionally placed in shop, by telephone or at the racetrack; now the vast majority of transactions take place online…but is this a good thing? Undoubtedly there are a number of people who thoroughly enjoy online gambling and particularly if they have a number of accounts they can …

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Should the media be more balanced in their views on Betting?

The Betting Industry has taken a real bashing from the BBC recently. Last week we had the ‘’Can You Beat The Bookies?’’ presented by a guy called Lloyd Griffith who is allegedly a comedian and appeared as a character called ‘Gutbuster’ in a series of Ladbrokes TV adverts a couple of years ago. The format …

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