Ray Thompson

Cheers for the good words Matt! I have a tee-shirt that says “If things get better with age, then I am approaching magnificence!” and while I might be a whiz at maths, stats being my speciality, and pretty neat at the psychological side of investing, my main failing, like most older people who’ve only done cerebral rather than physical work, is that I’m not up to the mechanics of things. Any help in that quarter would certainly benefit all Geegeez members, and speed things up of course! I often benefit from Matt’s advice, by the way, like reading Malcolm Gladwell’s “Blink” – wow! – and I’m now halfway through “Outliers” with “The Tipping Point” waiting its turn on the shelf – and all for pennies from Amazon!

I’ll have a trawl through all the posts and picks and get a P/L sorted for the new stuff, plus a “best outsider month” for Jumps courses. This will require looking at every outsider win – not just mine – at every UK and Ireland course – which perhaps could be done mechanically – then the number of possible bets in each of those races to figure out profits and losses.

George, thanks for your continuing support in my endeavours, and I also love “Alison”, although you’ll notice there’s only one ‘L’ in my wife’s name! 😀

Today I have right-handed Ascot with two in the 3.15 H/C Chs – Bullet Street 16/1 (25) and My Brother Sylvest 16/1 (25), followed by the Flat race at 3.50: North Hill 40/1 (80), Action Dancer 40/1 (80) and Mr Medic 50/1, got 80 earlier but I think it’s being backed now.

Gow 2.10HH Ivy Glen, Keyfield, All Summer Long, Court Challenge and Ballyroe Boreen.
3.55HC Mr Goodenough, Notimetoserve, Miradane and Nimdani

Haydock had Jet Master and Aerlite Supreme in the 1.15, Aerlite was 2nd at 20/1
Still to come 2.25HH Barafundle, Vic’s Canvas, Low Key, One For Harry and Wychwoods Brook then in the 3.35HC Firebird Flyer and Poole Master

At Hun 2.15HC Indian Daudaie 22/1; in the 2.50HH El Indio and Strictly The One; then 3.25F Alexander The Grey, I’m Foxy Too, Cotswold Road and Opechee

Lin AW 2.00 West Leake, Beggers Luck and Cardinal Sin; 3.10 Pearl Noir; 3.45 Red Flute, Cadeaux Pearl, Douneedahand and Rialto Magic

Go for it…

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