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Today we are back to the racing with Nick Hardman.
Nick gave us a huge week last time with King George and Welsh National winners and today he has selections for today and tomorrow's racing.
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Happy New Year to all Daily Punt subscribers and hopefully a few of you were on our Boxing Day selections for the King George and Welsh National.
On to today and a couple of things I want to share with you.
First up is the Henderson/ Geraghty combination at Sandown.
Since 2010 they have teamed up for 25 winners from just 77 rides, producing a level stakes profit of £29.28 at a strike rate of 32%.
2014 in particular was a good time to back the pair as they managed 5 winners from 13 runners and a level stakes profit of £21.92 (38% strike rate).
In addition to that they have a 52% strike rate in non-handicap hurdle races at the course. On Saturday they team up on the following horses at Sandown:
Henderson/ Geraghty, Sandown 3rd January 2015:
1.50 Tanks For That (Handicap chase)
2.25 L’Ami Serge (Grade 1 hurdle)
3.35 Triolo D’Alene (Handicap chase)
Nicky Henderson also has the following entries at the time of writing although it remains to be seen which horses take up their engagement and if they do, whether Barry Geraghty will be on board.
12.40 Mayfair Music (Listed hurdle)
3.00 Royal Irish Hussar, Sweet Deal and Lough Kent
For Friday I have a few qualifiers from some more systems I am road testing. The qualifiers are:
Southwell Friday January 2nd 2015
12.50pm Wrenigham @12/1
1.55pm Beautiful Stranger @11/2
2.30pm Poppy Bond @11/2
Wreningham has not won for an eternity but has course figures 811332 and is 5lbs below his last winning mark. He could reward each-way backers and Joe Fanning is on board.
Beautiful Stranger is trained by Keith Dalgleish a trainer with a superb record with his handicappers at the Midlands course.
Poppy Bond has two wins and three seconds from 9 AW starts and drops back in trip here after travelling well on her last start. She finished a good second on her last try over track and trip in August 2013.
Wolverhampton Friday January 2nd 2015
5.15pm Little Lord Nelson
Little Lord Nelson ran well on tapeta debut last month and is an interesting runner taking a big drop in trip for a trainer with a good record at Wolverhampton.
Stable mate Tsarglas was a last time out winner and there may be more to come with Adam Kirby an eye-catching booking.
As always, if you are having a bet on these selections then please wager sensibly as these systems are very much a work in progress.
Best of luck.