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Grand National

Discussion in 'Betting Forum' started by Pesam, Apr 7, 2016.

  1. Pesam

    Pesam Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Right who's on what?

    5 of the last 6 winners have been @ 25/1, 25/1, 66/1, 33/1 and 100/1 so I'm definitely on the look out for an outsider with a decent chance of staying the pace.

    Living Next Door @ 50/1 and Corrin Wood @ 180/1 look likely candidates.
     
  2. Leo

    Leo Curse the day Banned

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    I've an awful National record so best avoid the 3 that I fancy.

    The druids Nephew

    Just a par

    Holywell

    I'll be happy to get a run for me dosh to be honest.
     
  3. Piedro

    Piedro Very Well-Known Honorary Member

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    Goonyella and Kruzlinhin for me!
     
  4. Pesam

    Pesam Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    I don't know anyone who has a good record regarding the national, it's a very difficult race to predict. I think I've had 2 winners (Red Rum 1st time and Papillon) in nearly 40 years of betting and I've also had 2 horses fall at the first.
     
  5. Leo

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    It's probably become less of a lottery over the last few years with the fences getting smaller and the handicap higher but it's still nigh on impossible to fancy anything with confidence.
    The two horses that you've picked are non runners there so hope you haven't backed them yet.
     
  6. Pesam

    Pesam Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Seriously? At least I hadn't actually placed the bets but now I gotta try and find another no-hoper to waste my money on.
     
  7. Leo

    Leo Curse the day Banned

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    Yep Corrin Wood runs tommorow in the consolation race and living next door is injured.
     
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    Boston bob and double ross. I'll also throw on them in a forcast
     
  9. Pesam

    Pesam Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Cheers for that Leo, I'll stick with Corrin Wood and have a few quid on him today if he's a decent price.
     
  10. FoxForceFive

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    I have no idea who to waste my money on & was hoping for  deluge of ideas from you lot, but not that many tips in here.
     
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    I've gone for kruzhlinin as well, so its a trip to the Andy carroll factory for that one
     
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  12. Rosco

    Rosco Worse than Brendan Honorary Member

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    I feel like i have to back Double Ross even though it probably will struggle with the distance.  .
    I was planning on backing Sir Des Champs - which Ruby was going to ride. Nina taking over doesn't put me off.

    I think Unioniste might be my third one. Not sure yet
     
  13. Pesam

    Pesam Forum Moderator Forum Moderator

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    Ok got my 2 outsiders sorted.................£5 on each Aachen @ 100/1 and Le Reve @ 95/1.
     
  14. Rosco

    Rosco Worse than Brendan Honorary Member

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    I ended up going e/w on Hadrians Approach.

    The missus is even backing today and she's on Goonyella - we also have a bet with each other as to how the name is pronounced. Go on yella or Goony ella ?
     
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    Well your missus got something anyway.

    Isabelle (we let the kids pick a horse each) picked that vics something horse that came third. £1 stake e/w. She won £13, put towards their spends for our caravan break.

    Minus the quid we staked her. Obv. ;)
     
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    Goonie Ella
     
  17. mark1975

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    Four of my five horses fell and the other came 6th. Great.
     

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