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2020 Best Bets & Ruffies

Todman

interest has all but disappeared in the tipping type threads - probably the lack of success in the 2nd half of last year did not help.

I thought I would combine the 2 threads for 2020, and posters could list the tip as either a BB or R(uffie)

MERRY XMAS

Todman

Thanks Gary, re your xmas wishes in another thread. That thread is not worthy of xmas greeting responses, so please use this thread - all 6 or 7 that appear to visit this forum at the moment.

Merry Christmas and a safe and prosperous 2020, to all

I was surprised to see that Humidor is only a 7yr old. Reports from his new stable and regular jockey are very good, so I reckon he will star this spring and if he has no issues, next autumn. I am tipping a huge run from him in the Memsie. 

A likely successor may already have arrived in Mystic Journey, but Humidor, at his best gets my vote to stay at the top - win the Cox Plate and maybe go on to the MC if sound.

Of the youngsters, it is far too early to judge - Prince Fawaz was unimpressive in his recent track trial - Libertini looks good but is unproven over ground and may be kept to her own age and sex races. Te Akau Shark could emerge a contender and Avilius is not far away. If he improves on his Autumn form, then he will be a big contender.

There is a lot to be excited about over the next 12 weeks 

 

Who still visits the forum

Todman

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Royal Ascot

Todman

Who follows or watches all the races over the 5 days - I record and replay them early next day, before I see the results - I usually have a few bob each way on my selection in each race - getting best odds can be timely as some betting sites are stingy early

Ruffies

Todman

how do you access old threads not showing up in searches

Just how good is this field

Todman

I am surprised that there has not yet been a posting, on the depth in the Newmarket. A 22 horse field, and at least a dozen strong chances.

Voodoo Lad and Miss Rock are at $71, and probably at right odds.

With 22 starters, the whole track is likely to be used, and hopefully, track bias will not play a part.

I think that the five 3 year olds, will be the key.

A TOP FIELD

Todman

The C F Orr has a few stars and lots of potential stars.

If this is a sign of better things to come, as Autumn approaches, then it will be bonanza for racing despite the DW saga.

He may not win, but I think Best of Days, may star this year.

RUFFIES - 2019

Todman

There will always be ruffies saluting - the prob is identifying them well in advance so that they appear in time for forumites to take notice - the big problem is early selections can blow bigtime and probably should be left alone - good luck for 2019

MR6 Miss Rock - $16 & $4.60 - if she puts in, she wins and she generally runs ok at track, but has only ever saluted 1st up - a 6 week break may be the tonic that sees her run well

BEST BETS - 2019

Todman

Good punting in 2019

MR8 Goethe - EW $11 & $3.50

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