*Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

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*Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by r99c » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:00 pm

Welcome to the inaugural Aintree picking competition!

I'm getting this up now to hopefully increase exposure before the three days of racing starting on Thursday and culminating in the Grand National on Saturday late afternoon. :D

For those who haven't seen, we run a Cheltenham one of these every year for ages and I felt like it was time we did it for Aintree too as there is some very classy jump racing action coming up this week.

As always, this is just for fun and everyone is welcome to take part.

The way it will work is as follows

Rules

Give selections for each race on each one of the 3 days, eg. Post your Thurs picks on Thurs morning, Fris picks on Fri morning etc.............or anytime before that day's racing, as some people need to post their picks the night before.

Points scoring.......10 for winner, 5 for a second and 3 for a third. A dead heat will be disregarded and full points awarded for whatever place it may be..............

A difference from Cheltenham will be that if you select the winner of the Grand National itself you will get 20 points instead of 10 - if you NAP it too it will be 30 altogether plus the odds points - I have implemented this as this really is the ultimate highlight of the meeting.

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

This would continue up the scale until 33/1, so for example a 33/1 winner would get an extra 33 points but a 50/1 winner would also get 33.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. If you fail to give a NAP, it will automatically be set to whichever of your picks has the lowest SP.

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

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by S-H » Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:19 am

Good work, Rich.

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by r99c » Tue Apr 02, 2019 9:48 am

The festival is set to be a cracker, possibly better than Cheltenham imo. Absolutely cannot wait to see the likes of Cyrname, Emitom, La Bague Au Roi and Buveur d’Air again. And then in a race that’s usually a lottery, Tiger Roll looks like a cert! Bring it on!

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by r99c » Wed Apr 03, 2019 5:31 pm

Let's get the show on the road then

1.45 - Kalashnikov
2.20 - Fakir D'Oudairies
2.50 - Kemboy NAP
3.25 - Buveur D'Air
4.05 - Coastal Tiep
4.40 - Movie Legend
5.15 - Timetochill

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by sicknote » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:26 pm

La Bague Au Roi NAP
Fakir D'Oudairies
Clan Des Obeaux
Buveur D'Air
Road To Rome
Lady Buttons
Minella Melody

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by CRFC Hammer » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:05 pm

1.45 - La Bague Au Roi (Nap)
2.20 - Pentland Hills
2.50 - Bristol De Mai
3.25 - Buveur D'Air
4.05 - Road To Rome
4.40 - Diego Du Charmil
5.15 - Timetochill

Good luck all

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by patricklambe » Wed Apr 03, 2019 8:06 pm

Thanks for doing this r99c

1.45 - Mengli Khan
2.20 - Pentland Hills
2.50 - Kemboy
3.25 - Buveur D'Air (NAP)
4.05 - Ucello Conti
4.40 - Moon Over Germany
5.15 - The Glancing Queen

Good Luck everyone

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by neathiron » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:02 pm

Time to take the plunge. Sink or swim!

1.45 - Glen Forsa
2.20 - Band Of Outlaws
2.50 - Road To Respect
3.25 - Buveur D'Air (Nap)
4.05 - Road To Rome
4.40 - Brelan D'As
5.15 - Misty Whisky

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by djbubbles » Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:21 pm

1.45 La Bague Au Roi
2.20 Band of Outlaws NAP
2.50 Kemboy
3.25 Buveur D'air
4.05 Road to Rome
4.40 Eamon an Cnoic
5.15 Minella Melody

Thanks in advance r99c
Good luck all

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by Polaroid » Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:34 am

1.45 - Bags Groove
2.20 - Christopher Wood
2.50 - Bristol De Mai
3.25 - Buveur D'air (NAP)
4.05 - Sir Jack Yeats
4.40 - Theinval
5.15 - The Glancing Queen

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by nt_hammer » Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:59 am

Thanks once again, Rich, and here's hoping for a successful few days!

1.45: Glen Forsa
2.20: Pentland Hills
2.50: Bristol De Mai
3.25: Beveur D'Air (Nap)
4.05: Uncello Conti
4.40: Theinval
5.15: Misty Whisky

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by S-H » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:04 am

1:45 - La Bague Au Roi NAP
2:20 - Band Of Outlaws
2:50 - Bristol De Mai
3:25 - Buveur D'Air
4:05 - Burning Ambition
4:40 - Azzuri
5:15 - Minella Melody

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by westhamdave1 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:36 am

1.45 - Glen Forsa
2.20 - Band Of Outlaws
2.50 - Bristol De Mai
3.25 - Buveur D'Air
4.05 - Burning Ambition
4.40 - Azzuri (NAP)
5.15 - The Dancing Queen

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by sutts07 » Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:54 am

Shaping up to be a cracking day of racing today, loads of big names on show.
Buzzing!



1:45 - La Bague Au Roi NAP
2:20 - Pentland Hills
2:50 - Clan Des Obeaux
3:25 - Buveur D'Air
4:05 - Ucello Conti
4:40 - Whatswrongwithyou
5:15 - Misty Whisky

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by carlokilkennie » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:07 am

145 Kalashnikov
220 Pentland Hills
250 Road To Respect
325 Verdana Blue
405 Burning Ambition
440 Theinval NAP
515 Shantewe

GOOD LUCK :scarfer:

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by vladikavkaz » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:09 am

La bague Au ROI (nap)
Pentland Hills
Bristol De Mai
Buveur Dair
Road to Rome
Diego Du Charmil
Minella Melody

If anyone has put actual cash on any of these horses, I do apologise.

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by Chicken Run Supreme » Thu Apr 04, 2019 10:10 am

1.45 La Bague Au Roi NAP
2.20 Pentland Hills
2.50 Bristol De Mai
3.25 Buveur D'Air
4.05 Burning Ambition
4.40 Theinval
5.15 Misty Whisky

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by Upminster Hammer » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:48 am

1:45 La Bague Au Roi
2:20 Fakir D'Oudairies
2:50 Kemboy
3:25 Buveur D'Air
4:05 Sir Jack Yeats (NAP)
4:40 Brelan D'As
17:15 Minella Melody

Thanks

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by Knighter10WHU » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:50 am

Followed the Cheltenham thread but was a day or 2 late to take part. Anyways, here's my entries for today:

1:45 - La Bague Au Roi
2:20 - Pentland Hills
2:50 - Clan Des Obeaux
3:25 - Beveur D'Air (NAP)
4:05 - Burning Ambition
4:40 - Brelan D'As
5:15 - Minella Melody

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Re: *Aintree 2019 Racing Competition*

Post by Hammerted » Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:25 pm

1.45 - La Bague Au Roi
2.20 - Pentland Hills
2.50 - Kemboy
3.25 - Buveur D'Air (NAP)
4.05 - Road To Rome
4.40 - Diego du Charmil
5.15 - Minella Melody

Thanks again Rich, and I agree this could be an even better festival than the marvellous one we were treated to at Cheltenham.

Good luck Kumbers, and a safe and prosperous Aintree to all the trainers, runners and riders.

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