Entries by Matt Bisogno

Form Profiling 2021: Community Project

Last May, when there was no racing and the flat season had yet to begin, I wrote a post about form profiling which you can read here. In it, I shared five horses which had displayed a specific pattern of conditions to most of their wins: a profile if you will. I then outlined how […]

Geegeez Upgrade: Known Issues

This morning, we upgraded our racing form software to make some important changes for mobile device (smartphones, tablets) users. Firstly, thank you for your patience while we made those changes. We rarely go fully 'off grid' but occasionally it's necessary. Secondly, we're aware of a few glitches and issues, as per the below list. We […]

Cheltenham 2021: Profit and Loss

As has become a bit of an annual disclosure, below I share my Cheltenham wagering P&L. Last year was akin to a punting bloodbath, as can be relived here. Not only that but, having just re-watched that video, I recall being in the grip of coronavirus and just noted that both Minella Indo and Colreevy […]

Monday Musings: So Many Questions

As one trainer told me on Saturday morning: “It’s just a question of money”, as he explained his view of the Irish domination of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival, writes Tony Stafford. They’ve dominated a few but never like this. Just a quick look at the last two years reveals that the home team had ten […]

Monday Musings: And the Seven Dwarfs

In previous years – the last 50 of them anyway – I would have been spending the last couple of weeks building up for Cheltenham, not always to attend every day as for the first half of that time anyway I was required in the Telegraph office in Fleet Street, writes Tony Stafford. This time […]

Cheltenham Festival 2021: Trainer Form

We're just a week away from the biggest gathering in jump racing, the Cheltenham Festival, and what a chaotic lead in it has been this year. As if a pandemic wasn't enough, we have subsequently had to endure reservations about ease of transit for Irish- (and French-) based runners post-Brexit, the shocking Gordon Elliott revelations, […]

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