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Morning News

focus-ratings-mornoing newsGood morning...

A reasonable day of the week and I even managed to get some work done despite a day trip to the beach.

Following a request form a new member...

I have added the PBS selections PDF link to the Ratings Page so, if you are having problems picking up email, you can always download the PBS selections from there.

Following another request, I have also added the FC SP to the Builder CSv file that you can ask to be emailed to you showing the actual selections for your system.

I'd like to thank all of you for your sympathy and condolences.

I shal be going back to England on Thursday for the funeral on Friday.

I'll be back home about lunchtime on Sunday but will have my laptop with me and will have wifi for most of that time.

So, let's get on and take a quick look at yesterday's results in more detail....

Yesterday's Results

Yesterday's Results, show a strike rate (for our top rated horse) of 27.27%.

Yesterday's Live Ratings, show a strike rate (for our top rated horse) of 25.71%.

Yesterday's - Link to Follow - results for All Races (including previously unrated races), show a strike rate (for our top rated horse) of 25.71% from all 35 Races (including previously unrated races.)

The Overall Profit Index. If you had blindly backed every top three rated horse in all of the races you would have had 73.25 units returned to 101 units staked. The Overall Profit Index was, thus, -27.48%

Top Rated Horse - There were 9 winners from the top rated horses from 33 Races. If you had blindly backed the top rated horse in all of the races you would have had 39.75 units returned to 33 units staked. The Top Rated Profit Index was, thus, 20.45%

2nd Rated Horse - There were 4 winners from the second rated horses from 34 Races. If you had blindly backed the 2nd rated horse in all of the races you would have had 24.5 units returned to 34 units staked. The 2nd Rated Profit Index was, thus, -27.94%

3rd Rated Horse - There were 2 winners from the third rated horses from 34 Races. If you had blindly backed the 3rd rated horse in all of the races you would have had 9 units returned to 34 units staked. The 3rd Rated Profit Index was, thus, -73.53%


There were 2 forecasts yesterday.

Doncaster 17:25:00 - The CSF paid £11.11

Salisbury 17:50:00 - The CSF paid £3.93

Reverse Forecasts

There was 1 reverse forecast yesterday.

Chester 14:05:00 - The CSF paid £15.58


There was 1 tricast/trifecta yesterday.

Salisbury 17:50:00 - The Trifecta paid £2.40

Combination Tricasts/Trifectas

There was 1 combination tricast/trifecta yesterday.

Salisbury 18:50:00 - The Trifecta paid £43.30


From the 35 rated races there were 15 winners (from the top 3 rated horses.) 5 of those were at nice prices.

Course Time Horse ISP BSP
Chester 14:05 Its The Ice (3) 10.00 11.44
Sandown 14:20 Silverrica (9) 6.50 7.40
Sandown 14:55 Valitop (9) 5.50 3.53
Doncaster 15:05 Pallasator (5) 5.50 5.76
Down Royal 17:05 Flirt (3) 10.00 12.00

The Portfolio

There was neither a Banker's Bet nor a Chancer's Bet yesterday.

On the Portfolio Page there is now a link to the Banker's Bet Proofing Page and, also to the Chancer's Bet proofing page.

You may subscribe to my Portfolio. To do so, you need to go to your Members Page and change option 4 on the Your Profile bit.

If you haven't subscribed, the button will say Yes - just click on it and you'll be signed up.

Place Betting Strategy

Sandown 13:45:00 - November - Unplaced
Sandown 14:55:00 - White Ensign - Unplaced
Chester 15:50:00 - Tea Gown - 3rd - Betfair paid 1.98 for the place.
Salisbury 16:10:00 - Cliffs of Dover - Unplaced
Down Royal 16:35:00 - Gossip Central -Unplaced
Salisbury 16:45:00 - Dream of Summer -2nd - Betfair paid 1.74 for the place.
Down Royal 17:35:00 - Athassel - Unplaced

We made a loss of 3.366 points on the day and have made a loss of 8.245 points for September.

For the new strategy we made a loss of 3.638148 points on the day and have made a loss of 12.868101 points for September.

I have added a new section to the spreadsheet to indicate the results should we ignore the odds on selections.

For the refined strategy (the one that you should be using) we made a loss of 4.746 points on the day and have made a loss of 14.754975 points for September.

The spreadsheet of all of the results is available at…

Something to make you chuckle

New Golf Shoes

Bert, at 75 years old, always wanted a pair of soft spike golf shoes like Freddie Couples, so seeing some on sale after his round, he
bought them and he was so delighted with his purchase decided to wear them home to show the missus .

Walking proudly into the house, he sauntered into the kitchen and said to his wife, "Notice anything different about me?"

Margaret, at age 73, looked him over and replied, "Nope."

Frustrated as all get out, Bert stormed off into the bathroom, undressed and walked back into the kitchen completely naked except for the new golf shoes.

Again he asked Margaret, a little louder this time, "Notice anything different NOW???"

Margaret looked up and said in her best deadpan response, "Bert, what's different? It's hanging down today, it was hanging down
yesterday, and it'll be hanging down again tomorrow."


"Nope. Not a clue", she replied.


Without missing a beat, Margaret replies, "Shoulda bought a new golf hat, Bert."


Today's early test ratings show 44 rated races from six meetings.

Every race is rated.

Have a great day's racing!

5 star ratingsOnce again, if you've got anything to say about Focus Ratings, please wander over to the Focus Ratings Review at Tipsters Review and have your say.

The income that we make from sign ups from that site keeps me in Red Wine and Smelly Cheese!

As always...

My kindest regards


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