Road To Ruin

February started off terribly, I really underestimated how soft the ground was on Irish Gold Cup Day. I lost €300 on both Ivanovich Gorbatov and Bellshill, followed by €600 on Road To Riches and then I went a bit mad. I never bet in bumpers...

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The Perfect Start

If you looked in my horse tracker you would find that the majority of entries were JP McManus owned horses with notes that read “potential handicap good thing” or “anticipate market movement”. Three of those horses are Concordin, Lift The Latch and Henry Higgins. I...

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Changes for 2016

After 2 years of betting with the same set of rules I think it is time to review the current set up. It’s a 1-5 unit staking plan of €150 – €300 – €450 – €600 – €750. The chart below shows that the €150 & €300 stake are most profitable and when...

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That’s A Wrap!

A few days after my last post I met Noel Meade at Navan racecourse and he was full of excitement about the prospect of Road To Riches running in the Betfair Chase at Haydock. Instead the owners decided to run in Clonmel and while not...

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Steady Progress, bar a Darting Disaster

The last two months have been quite eventful, plenty of ups and downs – thankfully more of the former. Keeping to my new blogging format below is a summary of the key moments. The All-Ireland Football Final was far from a great spectacle, with the...

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Everyone Loves A Draw

I’m struggling to blog in the last few months, I just can’t seem to find the time. Still I think it’s important that I do so every 4-5 weeks, it helps my discipline and I always feel better once I’ve posted. To make life easier...

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