Entries by Matt Bisogno

Stat of the Day, 21st June 2016

Monday's Result : 2.45 Southwell: Dealing River e/w @ 14/1 BOG (9.8/1 after 30p Rule 4) 5th at 7/1 (Tracked leader, outpaced in 4th before 3 out, kept on and no impression)   No respite on Monday, as the rain undid what might have been at least a placed effort. Going was good when I put the pick […]

SotD, 20th June 2016

Saturday's Result : 3.40 Ascot: Exosphere @ 5/2 BOG (2.15/1 after Rule 4) 8th at 6/4 (Held up in mid-division, pushed along over 2f out, ridden and weakened inside final 2f) I must have had a whole clowder of black cats cross my path such was the lamentably bad performance of the SotD picks last week. Pretty much all of […]

Stat of the Day, 18th June 2016

Friday's Result : 5.35 Ascot: Ebediyin @ 5/1 BOG 5th at 4/1 (Tracked leaders, effort to challenge over 2f out, ridden over 1f out, kept on and every chance inside final furlong, no extra in 3rd when lost 2 places towards finish) Ebediyin travelled liked a dream into the race but, when Smullen pushed the button, there was no […]

Royal Ascot 2016: Wokingham Preview

Royal Ascot 2016: Wokingham Preview, Trends, Tips The final day of Royal Ascot brings the challenge of the Wokingham, a six furlong sprint handicap contested by upwards of 25 runners. Finding the winner will not be easy, but it should be rewarding with the average payoff being 13.6/1 in the last decade. In this post, […]

Prix de Diane (French Oaks) Preview

Prix de Diane (French Oaks) Preview Whilst Royal Ascot claims the international racing headlines this week, France prepares for its own version of the Royal Meeting when it stages the 167th running of the Prix de Diane on Sunday at Chantilly, writes Nigel Howard. This spectacular meeting is the one time in the racing calendar […]