Well a big pat on the back for the England womens football team reaching the World Cup semi finals. They face a tough task against Japan if they are to get to the final but I would not put it past them.
It’s amazing to think that in our pathetic men in the Brazil World Cup were on a bonus of £350,000 a man and the girls are only on £35,000 each. It begs the question do the F.A. think that a woman is only worth 10% of a man?
Jack Hobbs upheld the Derby form by winning the Irish equivalent over the weekend giving John Gosden another big winner however I must take issue with Gosden over his comments about Adam Kirbys riding at Royal Ascot.
The trainer was quoted as saying that Kirbys riding was more appropriate to the Winter all-weather tracks and not the big meetings. This is highly patronising considering Jack Hobbs is a winner on an artificial surface and also Kirby who rode a four timer at Windsor this week is thought by many to be a splendid jockey. Perhaps Mr Gosden is getting to big for his boots.
This weeks Howies Hottie goes in the 4.30 Thirsk in the shape of David Omearas Rex Imperator. The gelding has been running over longer and a drop to 6 furlongs should suit especially as he has dropped a long way in the weights and now looks very competitive.
I have to report that both Fold4Gold and Betting Opportunity have had a shocking June and things can only improve to get us back to our profit levels of earlier in the season.
You see with most BetFan services we like to keep you informed when we have bad runs not just when we are hitting the target. There are many tipsters out there who shout from the roof tops when winning but keep very quite when things are going wrong.
This is what sets BetFans tipsters apart as it’s transparency all the way and all readers and members are kept in the loop rain or shine.
Now most people would tell you the best time to join a tipster is when he has had a good run but my logic is different as I believe the best time to become a member is after a bad run as things will turn and you will be in at the start of a profitable period not when it has already reached its peak.
It reminds me of the story of a lady who during the great depression in 1930 America when all and sundry were getting rid of there stocks and shares she was buying as much as possible at rock bottom prices and by the end of the decade she was one of the wealthiest people in the country. It shows you it pays to go against the tide at times.
Tomorrow evening I’m at Hove greyhound stadium to see my girlfriend Barbaras dog Leithems Desire(Winston) run in a trial stakes for the Sussex Cup. So if you are in the area come and say hello. The meeting is being televised on sky and also Racing Post internet T.V.
The eyecatchers continue in superb form with recent winners including Deauville Prince, Tizlove Regardless, Mullionheir and Black Caesar.
Shaakis trainer M.Tregoning – He was denied a clear run when making his challenge at Salisbury and would have be involved in the finish for sure.
Automated trainer C.Brittain – The gelding went off like bat from hell and did well to finish 4th with a more considerate ride he should be up to winning a small race.
Major Jack trainer R.Charlton – Everytime the jockey went for a run he was blocked and I’m sure with a clear passage he would have won.
Suegioo trainer M.Botti – Finished strongly from an impossible position in the Northumberland Plate and there must be a big staying prize for him this year.
The Carbonator trainer P.Prendeagast – Needed every yard of the 7 furlongs at Newcastle to make the frame and a step up to the mile can do the trick for this Irish trained gelding.
In Salutem trainer D.Condon – The gelding was staying on over 5 furlongs at the Curragh and an increase in trip is a must.
Back next Wednesday have a good week and be lucky.