May 20: Johnb’s Racing Tips & Chat


JOHNB couldn’t land a winner on Thursday so he’s now 15.545pts down for May.

He has a joint nap and NB lined up for Friday and says: “As part of Friday’s tips I am also advising a single and the double on Sunday’s 1000 Guineas at the Curragh at 1:55.”

Johnb’s Friday Tip

Carlisle 3:05
Anieres Boy 2-1 NAP/NB racebets (double stake)

Irish 1000 Guineas (Sunday 1:55)

Now Or Never 7-2 racebets

Anieres Boy & Now Or Never 12.5-1 racebets


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  1. Profile photo of ciaran1988
    ciaran1988 1 year ago

    A 7/4 winner and a NR gives today a profit of 1.75 points. This months stats are now

    Tips = 6
    Points Staked = 6
    Points Returned = 13.00
    Profit = 7.00

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    ciaran1988 1 year ago

    2.10 Wolves Duke of North @ 7/2
    Maybe a couple more for tomorrow but won’t get a chance to look till after the nightshift

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    1 year ago

    So good to see many of the old faces posting again, some really nice winners as well.

    Had a look at Fridays card and nothing inspires me about the afternoon meetings.

    In the evening cards I am going to go to the well again with the Owner, Trainer, Jockey Combo, I have three solid selections that fit and a nearly almost fit. I wont bore you with the details but you can check them out yourself and see what you think.

    8:00 Haydock – Newera @ 4/1
    8:35 Cork – Karalara @ 3/1
    8:50 Stratford – Iguacy @ 6/1
    9:00 Haydock – Chosen Character @ 4/1

    Should be a winner in those for the Owner, Trainer & Jockey.

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    cow786 1 year ago

    chaplin bay 5/2 230c
    persuasive 4/5 255g
    lilbitluso 7/4 645 str
    wheneverwecan 640cat
    superyachyt 5/6 830h
    5 4 3 2 s
    nap persuasive

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    stu2tru 1 year ago

    When I put my selections up I always feel I jinx myself (touch wood)

    So here’s my picks of the day…

    14:00 Carlisle
    Razin hell 7/1

    14:10 Wolverhampton
    Little indian 9/2

    14:20 Goodwood
    Harlequin striker 5/1

    14:30 Carlisle
    Hope against hope 6/5

    All on a lucky 15
    Fingers crossed!!
    Good luck to everyone, hopefully we all get a good start to the weekend!!
    Take care!

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    gengar 1 year ago

    john do you think both GG and nyquist will also win on sat ??

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      jimron12 1 year ago

      I’m on that double and will do a big Yankee on the 4 now

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      Johnb 1 year ago

      Put this up yesterday and I haven’t looked into the American race

      The Irish 2000 Guineas looks a lot harder to call than our 2000 Guineas,
      I know I tipped Galileo Gold at Newmaket but Saturday’s race will be harder.
      I am still not convinced Hugo Palmer can get a horse 100% and with Air Force Blue & Air Vice Marshal guaranteed to be better this time & also Awtaad & Blue De Vega very strong contenders it makes the race hard to call

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    dai123 1 year ago

    Anyone on w buick four timer yesterday

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    jimron12 1 year ago

    Interesting forced family fun back out again in the 8.00 maybe leave newera out as could be something fishy

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    idle days 1 year ago

    Happy Curzon Line did the job yesterday at 4/1, off to Catterick tonight would appreciate some insights from any of the regulars. Thinking Give us a Belle as the off and running there and canny style gooj.

    All the best to anyone having a bet.

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      ew thief 1 year ago

      Idle should get a run for your money with Bradleyintown in the last enjoy your day mate

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        idle days 1 year ago

        Thanks e/w thief will definitely have a bet on that, ta for the heads up. Not the highest quality racing but should be fun regardless!

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    jimron12 1 year ago

    Been given one for tomo eve at Chepstow 7.50 cartographic just have to see the weather is today …..

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    ciaran1988 1 year ago

    Duke of North a non runner so no bets for me today at the moment

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    moscowflyer 1 year ago

    Been out of luck lately so hoping to get back on track today.

    3:15 Marshgate Lane 2/1 NAP Wolves

    6:25 Reetaj 7/1 Downpatrick NB

    4:20 Inland Sea 5/2 Wolves

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    jimron12 1 year ago

    Anieres boy 3.05
    Baltic brave 2.20 nap
    Jack the laird 4.55
    Marsh gate lane 3.15

    Good luck all got a single on the the nap aswell

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    ew thief 1 year ago

    Morning all well done winners yesterday plenty of them
    DIATOMIC 2.00C 11/1
    DANZEB 3.05C 10/1
    ELYSIAN FIELDS 4.00G 9/1
    GL ALL

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    alanm 1 year ago

    Nap Yasir 7/2 3.50 Wolverhampton
    NB Sir Dudley 7/1 4.20 Wolverhampton
    They’re off and running Circuutous 9/1 2.00Carlisle GL

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    gerdub 1 year ago

    Now are never 11/2 in paddy power

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      Johnb 1 year ago

      Yeah Ballydoyle returned an unsatisfactory blood test so is out and O’Brien has now put Minding back in the race this morning, which is why everything else has drifted
      I was very confident against Ballydoyle but still feel Now Or Never can give Minding a good run

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    Johnb 1 year ago

    For anyone that has backed Idaho for the Derby, Saturday is a big day for you,
    With US ARMY RANGER guaranteed to run in the Derby, the Gurkha could yet miss out depending on tomorrow’s Irish 2000 Guineas,

    If AIR FORCE BLUE and AIR VICE MARSHAL both flop again tomorrow then O’Brien will have to reshuffle his horses meaning for him to have a miler at Royal Ascot’s St James Palace Stakes he will keep THE GURKHA out of the Derby and instead run him at Royal Ascot

    I think O’Brien will go for three runners in the Derby but he may yet still take four,
    If he runs four and his two flop tomorrow then it’s simple

    If he runs three and his two flop tomorrow then it’s
    then two from

    If either AIR FORCE BLUE or AIR VICE MARSHAL win tomorrow then it looks like THE GURKHA will definitely be in the Derby even though I can’t see him winning
    For me IDAHO is his best chance

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      Johnb 1 year ago

      If So Mi Dar hadn’t gone lame then O’Brien would have run Minding in the Derby which would have seen So Mi Dar odds on for the Oaks but unfortunately you can’t foresee injuries

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    bigpika 1 year ago

    Galileo gold will not run in the Derby according to its trainer.

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    biggee 1 year ago

    7.00 Haydock Devilish Guest @2/1 bog Nap

    3.50 Wolverhampton Azilian @11/2 bog NB (sorry alanm )

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    on the bob 1 year ago

    Nap 2.30 Carlisle tahoo 4/1

    Good luck

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    dougiec 1 year ago

    Afternoon all
    Nap..Desert Haze..4.10 .Carlisle
    Nb….Chiswick Bey..4.45.Carlisle
    I’ve backed Huntsmans Close in a patent with the above and Gold star hope is Silver Wings Goodwood
    GL all.. Looking for an upset for the GOOJ at Haydock but we will see

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    ciaran1988 1 year ago

    4.20 Wolves – Mutarajjil @ 5/2

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    hamish75 1 year ago

    Johnb ye say in ur opinion hugo palmer canny get 100% oot of a horse wot percentage do u fink is left am interested ti no n how do u gauge wots left? Ktf

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      Johnb 1 year ago

      Judging on the breeding of a horse can gauge what a horse can achieve with also taking into account the running style & timings I can also have a fair idea if a horse is underperforming or over performing, it’s all mathematical the way I do it, I can never be right all the time, nobody can,

      Like anyone else that really studies horses in depth it’s just an option and that’s my opinion,

      Far too many of Hugo Palmers horses look like they should an could run better, Hugo says Galileo Gold has come on since the Guineas but I believe strongly that other trainers horses will have come on more, it’s too hard a race to call because of my doubts about the trainer

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    stu2tru 1 year ago

    Nothin in 3 days….
    Am aff it

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    kev 1 year ago

    Nice nap papa!

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    Johnb 1 year ago

    May 18.545 points down
    Still got Sunday’s 1000 Guineas tip Now or Never to run

    Saturday’s Tip

    Still On Top 25/1 racebets

    Zhui Feng 8/1 NAP/NB racebets (double stake)

    Double 0.5 point eachway
    Still On Top & Zhui Feng 233/1 racebets

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    dougiec 1 year ago

    Some nice winners about the thread,Well done those who picked Marshgate Lane,and nice nap on the bob,silver star and silver to biggee for another great pick with Azilian..Although Chosen Character,treats Haydock as a home from home I’ve taken Sarmadee for GOOJ
    Good luck tonight everyone

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    theplug 1 year ago


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    hamish75 1 year ago

    Johnb fanx fir yer answer sounds complicated ti me am finkin the jock shud get the horse inti a nice rhythm n push it ti its limits n that’s jist surface stuff a don’t realise bout the mechanics of a horse al jist leave it ti the guys like yersel ti dae yer stuff a fink a can c a young footballer n hav a wee inklin if they will make it or not n am no very gud at that fanx again fir yer response way above ma napper. PS urr ye gaun ti the game ramora a don’t fancy yer chances lol ktf

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      Johnb 1 year ago

      Not going will just have to watch on tv but should be a good game, Hibs always lift their game for Rangers
      We lost out in playoffs and people say it will be hard to get back up for the final but I think they will, also Rangers since they clinched promotion took their foot of the gas, which some could say it’s hard to get upto that level again after so many meaninglessness games,
      After 114 years we have to win one at some point so who knows

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        Johnb 1 year ago

        Also with the horses sometimes you can over complicate things and put too many hours in but I like to think outside the box

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    hamish75 1 year ago

    Mr plug cos u hav used big capital letters dis that mean it’s a big strong fancy ktf

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    duncanpoundcake 1 year ago

    Well done all winners today
    Dougie could you please stop napping winners until I get home from work lol
    Awtaad e/w looks a bet to nothing 4.50 Curragh
    Trainer : “He’s in good form and ready to fire. We’re very happy with the horse.
    “We had a horse beaten less than five lengths in the Irish Guineas last year (Mohaayed) and this horse would be miles better than him, so we’ll see what happens.”the ground is perfect and if everything goes well, I’m sure he’ll run very well GL.

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    jimron12 1 year ago

    Flowers on Venus 4.45 NB
    Evanscent 7.20 treb
    Cartographic 7.50 nap

    Good luck all

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