It’s unusual to see the really big hitters flexing their National Hunt muscles on the racetrack until we reach into the November period, indeed, depending on the ground, sometimes we can be waiting even longer, especially when it comes to some of the major second season hurdlers and chasers. It can also be the case that we don’t see some… Read More »Early Season National Hunt Novices
Systems and research for UK and Ireland horse racing
Time flies, and it seems to go even quicker the older you get. By the time you read this it will be the end of the summer, with Autumn literally a few days around the corner. With that in mind I am going to look forward to the start of the National Hunt season focusing on the early season meetings… Read More »Looking Forward to the National Hunt Season
In this new series of articles, we are going to explore potentially profitable avenues using the excellent Inform Speed Ratings and in particular, the System Builder, which evolved to help develop systems and strategies to use in conjunction with ratings. Inform Racing has been a partner of OCP for some time now and we are currently using their Speed Ratings… Read More »Inform Racing Systems Builder
Hi All A golfing buddy of mine has enjoyed some punting success following a particular trainer and given the yard in question is Flat/AW based it seemed a good idea to take a closer look at his Modus Operandi. Clive Cox Since beginning his training career back in 1999, specialising on flat racing, Clive Cox has endeavoured to make his… Read More »Research Corner – Clive Cox
It has been a long time (around 10 years) since I dug into data where I examine trainer performance with flat runners who have switched stables and are having his/her first run for a different trainer. The question is – what effect does a change of stables have on this first run for a new trainer? I have gathered data… Read More »Trainer performance with first run after horse switches stables.