Cheltenham 2016 (Long running competition)

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Cheltenham 2016 (Long running competition)

Post by davids cross » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:17 pm

Following on from the competition in the Cheltenham thread I thought it might be an idea to have a racing competition running throughout the year. There seems to be a good few people who like a punt on the horses. It's open to anyone, if you are a serious punter or just like a Saturday bet it makes no difference, you don't even have to know much about racing, the more the better.

I will pick one meeting every Saturday and you will have to give a selection for every race at that one meeting.

Points scoring.......10 for winner, 5 for a second and 3 for a third..............Also to have an added dimension there will be extra points for every winner at 4-1 or better, this is to reward better priced winners. So the extra points would be scored as follows

A winner between 4-1 and 4.99 would get an extra 4 points
A winner between 5-1 and 5.99 would get an extra 5 points etc............

This would continue up the scale, so for example a 33-1 winner would get an extra 33 points.The SP will be how this is calculated.

Non Runners will automatically go onto the favourite..........if more than one favourite it will be the horse nearest the top of the racecard.

Please give a nap for inexperienced players this means the one of your selections which you think is mostly likely to win, just put (nap) after the horses name, if it wins it will double your score from 10 to 20 but the SP points will NOT be doubled.

Entries will only be included if posted before "the off" of the first race on the Saturday.

If we get a few interested I will do the scoring, if not I won't bother :lol:

Sign in below if you want to give it a go.......will start next Saturday if there's enough.

FK, sicknote, hawkins are in already.
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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Fionn » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:22 pm

Good man yourself DC. :thup:

Now that I've gotten that poor week out of my system hopefully it'll be back to business from now on...

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by sicknote » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:26 pm

can we have the meeting we will be using on the saturday sorted early doors say by wednesday or earlier ,so the office bods have a chance and those of us who may be doing weekends away at games etc

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Porfirio » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:27 pm

Count me in. :thup:

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Porfirio » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:29 pm

sicknote wrote:can we have the meeting we will be using on the saturday sorted early doors say by wednesday or earlier ,so the office bods have a chance and those of us who may be doing weekends away at games etc
Weekends away at games? Get your priorities right Sicknote there's a betting thread to be looked after :lol:

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Fionn » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:30 pm

sicknote wrote:can we have the meeting we will be using on the saturday sorted early doors say by wednesday or earlier ,so the office bods have a chance and those of us who may be doing weekends away at games etc
Good shout this. :thup:

Reckon we'll leave it up to DC to choose the meet as well or else it could get messy.

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by sicknote » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:33 pm

Porfirio wrote:
Weekends away at games? Get your priorities right Sicknote there's a betting thread to be looked after :lol:
:oops:

alright then how about we all row from sunday till tuesday till DC tells us the meeting, sounds like a plan, plus it might make moderating it interesting

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by davids cross » Sat Mar 14, 2009 2:33 pm

sicknote wrote:can we have the meeting we will be using on the saturday sorted early doors say by wednesday or earlier ,so the office bods have a chance and those of us who may be doing weekends away at games etc
Trouble with that sicknote is that there are now 48 hour declerations. If you give the meeting too early in the week a load of horses will be non runners by the time of the race on Saturday. I think Thurs would be the earliest day it could be done. I will try to give out the meeting on Thurs..........hope this will help I don't think it could be done any earlier.

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Cuenca 'ammer » Sat Mar 14, 2009 4:51 pm

I'd like to have a go. Look at form and the jockey's the trainer the ground conditions ~ and then stick a pin in the paper !!!

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by davids cross » Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:05 pm

'ouston 'ammer wrote:I'd like to have a go. Look at form and the jockey's the trainer the ground conditions ~ and then stick a pin in the paper !!!

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You're welcome mate.......I think that's a good a tactic as any :lol:

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by hawkins_hammer » Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:29 pm

Well i had Russian Trigger today so I think that should count 8-)

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by davids cross » Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:34 pm

hawkins_hammer wrote:Well i had Russian Trigger today so I think that should count 8-)
I can see we've got a trouble maker here :lol:

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by sicknote » Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:58 pm

i had this one today at newcastle

would have got me loads of points

the good old claret and blue runner in the 4 55

1st Well Disguised 12/1 i got 14's :P

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Bend it like Repka » Sat Mar 14, 2009 6:53 pm

After Cheltenham I am all gambled out.

My wife nearly passed out when i said no horses today, we can go out as a family to the park.

Normal service will resume next week. :wink:

Flat season approaching! :raver:

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by hawkins_hammer » Sat Mar 14, 2009 8:42 pm

Bend it like Repka wrote:After Cheltenham I am all gambled out.

My wife nearly passed out when i said no horses today, we can go out as a family to the park.

Normal service will resume next week. :wink:

Flat season approaching! :raver:
I dont really follow the flat so much so i imagine i will get tonked on that. Although i was convinced I had the winner of the Derby last year on Tartan Bearer. And i was convinced i still had the winner with a furlong to go. Also the last Breeders Cup was awesome...listening to Americans moaning about synthetic turf because it made it a level playing field and all their 'greats' got beaten.

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Sat Mar 14, 2009 9:59 pm

For sure DC...but can you pick the meeting in advance...as I won't be able to do it on most Saturday mornings due to work.

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by davids cross » Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:03 pm

il_martello_di_genovesi wrote:For sure DC...but can you pick the meeting in advance...
Yep for sure, will probably name it on a Thursday (morning hopefully) when the declarations come out :thup:

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by il_martello_di_genovesi » Sat Mar 14, 2009 11:14 pm

davids cross wrote:
Yep for sure, will probably name it on a Thursday (morning hopefully) when the declarations come out :thup:

Yeah cheers that'll be fine...I kinda missed Cheltenham today tbh! Just wasn't the same dealing with Uttoxeter and Wetherby :|.

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by party iron » Sun Mar 15, 2009 9:39 am

Is ok for me to play

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Re: Saturday Horse Racing Competition.

Post by Bend it like Repka » Sun Mar 15, 2009 12:13 pm

party iron wrote:Is ok for me to play
No. This is a secret club and you have now disturbed us. :wink: :lol:

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