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A close second yesterday on See The Sea, which was annoying as she definitely would've won if she jumped the last slightly better. Today, we have four selections from Goodwood on day 4 of the Glorious Goodwood festival.

Goodwood 1:50

A horse who I feel has been relatively unlucky in some of these marathon handicaps is, SMART CHAMPION. I've felt slightly unlucky when backing him a few times, as he is always staying on strongly, but always seems to run out of track. He is an extremely strong stayer, which is why I think the soft ground which he should encounter today, if the forecast rain arrives, it could suit, despite the fact he's only raced on soft ground once, which resulted him finishing 10th in the Cesarewitch last year.

I tipped him up for this race last year, and he stayed on strongly to grab 3rd, one length behind Just Hubert who also runs again this year. This year, Smart Champion will be 7lbs better off with that horse, and will in fact be running off bottom weight of 7st 11lbs as Saffie Osborne will take off an extremely handy 5lbs. If the ground does get soft, then the fact that he is carrying such a low weight is surely going to be a big benefit. Running 2m 4f with a much lighter weight than compared to most of the others in the race will make his life much easier going through the ground. Saffie Osborne is having a great season, and is often the apprentice to go to as the 5lb she can claim is daylight robbery.

His form this year hasn't been outstanding by any stretch of the imagination, but as a result, his mark has dropped down to 83 from 88. Like I said previously, he is a strong stayer, so the races he's contested this year haven't been ideal. He's raced over 1m 6f on two occasions, and that trip is too short for him, especially the last run which was a falsely run race which was never going to suit. The run over 2m at Goodwood was a good effort, and it produced an RPR of 95, but he was dropped 1lb for that effort, which was very kind of the handicapper. The fact he's raced over inadequate trips suggests to me it's been a plan to get his handicap mark lowered, so that he has a real chance in a big handicap at one of the big festivals.

He's gone very close and ran some nice races at some of the big festivals in the last couple of years. Other than finishing third in this race last year, he finished 4th at Royal Ascot in 2020, and was 2nd in the Cesarewitch trial back in 2019.

Goodwood 2:25

On paper, Baaeed should run away with this race, as he does look like a future Group 1 performer. However, racing is never that simple, and though he has looked like a superstar, I think he could be quite vulnerable on a slower surface, in a race which hasn't got much projected pace. There is a chance that the ground could get quite soft, and although he has shown a good turn of foot, that ground could ruin that. With a slowly run race on the cards, on a speed track like Goodwood and with potential slow ground, I think RHYTHM MASTER offers a decent each way alternative.

Soft ground seems to be the key to this horse, as his two best runs have come with cut in the ground. He finished 3rd in a Group 1 last year at Deauville, behind Campanelle and Nando Parrado. Though the latter hasn't done any favours of boosting the form this year, the rest of the race has worked out quite well. The winner has since won a Group 1 at Royal Ascot this year, and Tactical has ran some decent races since that run in France, including a Listed win. Tactical runs in this race today, and I can't see a reverse in the placings between the selection, as Rhythm Master was well on top in that race, and was staying on the stronger, and the same can be said in their most recent starts at Royal Ascot where RM confirmed that.

There is a lack of pace in this race, so your speedier types might come to the fore, as the stamina which a few of these might not come into play. Tasman Bay is the likeliest front runner, as he likes to sit handy. If they don't go a good gallop, that should help the selection as he has ran well over 6f and 7f in the past. Baaeed looks a class apart from this field, but is very short, and it would be more profitable to back the selection each way, and if he places it works out better, and if the favourite falters then hopefully he can pick up the pieces.

Goodwood 3:35

I don't believe that Battaash doesn't handle slow ground, as he's won on it many times before, to me it appears to be nonsense. Whether or not he's the same force as old is the real question, but if he's going to prove that he's still a quality horse it is at Goodwood, as he is all about speed. I do think he is still the one to beat, and is currently a shade of odds against, but I'm siding with ART POWER, who might enjoy the drop back to 5f on a speed track, and will hopefully enjoy running from the front like he has done the last couple of times.

Silvestre De Sousa has recently opted for a change in tactics on Art Power; racing him more prominently, and it appears that seems to suit. On the last couple of occasions he has ran well in defeat, but his efforts have petered out in the final furlong, which is why I think the drop back to 5f on a track like Goodwood could prove to be a good tactic. If he gets the lead, then he could be hard to peg back, as he does have a lot of speed. Battaash will probably sit handy, so he can show his good turn of foot, and it would not surprise me to see him win, like I said earlier. But, if he's not firing on all cylinders, which could be the case with a decently large crowd back at the races, Art Power could potentially steal this race from the front.

As for the others in the race, I'm not too worried about. You'd have to say Dragon Symbol would be the next one after Battaash, as he has proven to be a Group 1 horse, but he sees his races out strongly over 6f on stiff tracks, which might catch him out on a speed track. Glass Slippers loves this kind of ground, but she hasn't been seen for 200+ days, and she hasn't always ran well on her reappearances, so I think she can be swerved. Suesa is the one who could spring a suprise, I tipped her up at Royal Ascot, but she completely blew up, and didn't perform at all. I think it's interesting that connections are giving her another go on British soil.

Goodwood 4:10

If the ground gets soft then it's hard to envisage Mogul running at all, but if he does run, then he will not enjoy that surface, and it's best to look elsewhere. I was impressed by PASSION AND GLORY the last two times, and he appears to be a horse on the up.

This lad has carried 9st 12 and 9st 11 in handicaps the last two times and has come out winning by 4 lengths and 6 lengths, which is quite astonishing for a horse who had to carry such a big amount of weight. That signals that he could be better than a handicapper, and today is the day we find out whether he is a Group horse or whether he is a horse who can carry big weights in a handicap. He has been tried at Stakes level once before, where he ran very poor. That was at Meydan, and on the back of a 461 day break, so there were excuses for that run. Since returning back to Britain, he has been brilliant, and I think a lot of that is due to him getting better with age, like a lot of Saeed Bin Suroor's do.

The ground is a bit of an unknown, but his pedigree suggests he has a good chance of handling it, if it gets slow. I think this race could be between Euchen Glen, who is such a brilliant horse, and has been in sensational form over the last 12 months. He carries a penalty, but is probably the one they have to beat. Mogul brings in the Group 1 form, but he appears to like fast ground, so I think it could be a match between Passion And Glory and Euchen Glen. Outbox will probably get an easy lead of things, but he also appears to be much better on a faster surface. Oisin should have Passion And Glory in a prominent position so he can kick on when he sees fit, whereas Euchen Glen is a hold-up horse, and hopefully it will be too late for Euchen Glen by the time Oisin has gone for home.

Horse Racing Tips
Smart Champion
Goodwood - 1:50 pm

9/1 @ PaddyPower

Rhythm Master
Goodwood - 2:25 pm

11/1 @ Bet365

Art Power
Goodwood - 3:35 pm

6/1 @ Bet365

Passion And Glory
Goodwood - 4:10 pm

4/1 @ Bet365

  1. Thebigflu 3 years ago

    I will put them in a Yankey rizz got one for ya Rizzardo 15.20@Bangor ,,heres my thinkings on that place ,,,,,sinndarella,,,,,finisk river,,,,,,,,roi de dubai,,,,,,,,ibbenburen,,,,,,,,rizzardo,,,,,,,,,white turf,,,,,chosen shant,,,,,,ali the hunter ALL BANGOR

  2. Thebigflu 3 years ago

    Corazon,,,,,,,crossing the bar,,,,,,,nibras shadow,,,,,,,beastie boy,,,,,,,night hunter,,,,,,,,send in the clouds,,,,,ALL WOLVER

  3. Thebigflu 3 years ago

    ALL BATH——jessie pie,,,,,flash betty,,,,,,,,,,,,merlins beard,,,,,,,,tynwald,,,,,,,,,babindi,,,,,,,,,,fernando rah,,,,,,,,,,shani,,,,,,,,,,

  4. Thebigflu 3 years ago

    Majestic glory,,,,,,,follow your heart,,,,,,,,addosh,,,,,,,FLOWER OF SCOLAND——my astra,,,,,,,,,,marly,,,,,,tyger bay,,,,,,,ALL Newmarket — ill pick a few bets by mixing the meetings up am trying to get best price

  5. dazzman1979 3 years ago

    Bangor on Dee

    2:45 – splinter- 7/2

    3:20 – go long 7/2

  6. ew thief 3 years ago

    Morning all well done winners yesterday
    Seinesational 1.50 22-1
    Rhythm master 2.25 11-1
    Maydanny 3.00 10-1
    Liberty beach 3.35 16-1
    Pablo Escobar 4.10 12-1
    Goldenhurst 4.45 12-1
    Something enticing 5.20 9-1
    Ew singles & ew super hienz ☘️☘️Gl all

  7. denningl 3 years ago

    Smart Champion is in my tracker so I am also going for him today Rizzel. Good Luck everyone.

  8. D man 3 years ago

    Merlin’s beard 6.35.

  9. busstop.2018 3 years ago

    At Bangor local track today Elvis anyone else going some decent races and bets.

    Ladies day so put your best frock on.

    GL ALL

    • Luke M 3 years ago

      Have a great time. Last time I went to the races was Chelmsford on a Thursday evening and it was a great day out.

    • Thebigflu 3 years ago

      Have a great time. Last time I went to the races was Chelmsford on a Thursday evening and it was a great day out.

    • denningl 3 years ago

      Have an awesome time. I miss going racing.

      My first racing trip since the pandemic is next Thursday. Not great races but Craig David is also playing there and I get free tickets so figured why not.

  10. recoba 3 years ago

    Decent in the USA last night but only Asymmetric in UK.
    Nothing major today but good days watching ahead.

    Baaeed..2.25. 11/8(to win by 2l or more Skybet)
    Dragon Symbol….3.35. 11/4
    Euchre Glen 4/5(to place)

    Pays over 10/1. Skybet

    Baaeed…2.25. 4/5(to win by 1L or more)
    Battash …3.35. 15/8(could be a great price if primed!)
    Wonderful Tonight…3.45 4/5(TOMORROW)

    GL all today and well done the winners yesterday 👍

  11. McCririckss Ear Piece 3 years ago

    3.35G Battash 15/8

    5.40M Out Of Breath 7/4 NAP/NB

  12. azzthewigan 3 years ago

    trickalight 1.00 well done all winners yesterday

  13. MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

    JUST HUBERT won this race last year off 4 higher, he’ll carry 5lbs less, and has the same ground. A month later over 2m, at this track, 2nd to a horse now rated 108, Smart Champion was 3 lengths behind carrinyg 1lb less, SC is a further 7 better off today. WHO DARES WINS is an old boy but stays, and 7 below his Royal Ascot win last year, lots to take on trust but if geared up you can get 10/1 for 10 places. It was Soft and heavy in places when CALLING THE WIND beat The Grand Visir last month at RA, they ran off level weights, CTW is 10lbs better today, TGV is also held by JUST HUBERT on paper at least. Green Book was also in that race, 5 lengths behind but is 5lbs better off today. It was the first time CTW went behind 1m6f and is another high on the list at 9/1. Coeur De Lion can place despite being 9th here last year, he is 20s and 9/1 is available for 10 places. At 40/1, the big drifter, a huge punt and unlikely type could be THAI TERRIER (7 places 20s, 10 places 12s) big step up in class, a step up in distances too, perhaps the £1.25 ew max just in case. It’d be typical SC won having followed him last year for 3-4 races. I’d much rather back EVERYTHING FOR YOU 100/1 over The Grand Vasir.

    Just Hubert & Calling the Wind 5 mins till off, looks a fun race.

    • MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

      class is permanent #fkthehaters.

    • Deb2000 3 years ago

      Pmsfl you just tipped about a dozen horses in the same race surely you had to name the winner 😪😪😪 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

    • MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

      you see why i dont give this site more?? got sillt c-units like deb who sit there all day long waiting for me to post to give me grief. i wrote some insight helping others make up their own mind. at the bottom i picked two, the two i gave the strongest word for. HUBERT effectively didn’t run. whilst the other won, so come again deb you weighty sort.

    • Shiver7 3 years ago

      He literally loses all
      His money. Puts up one winner with 30 picks he’s an absolute loser

    • MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

      you just can’t win with morons. you go out of your way to write a little extra info for people to help make up there minds and it’s still not good enough, i presume people just want a horses name and nothing else, so they can chuck money on it and not have any idea after losing whether they ever had a chance. give two horses, would’ve been a 1-2 if Hubert ran, would’ve really rubbed the salt in the weighty ones crevices.

      lose all my money lol shiver, you’re embarrassing, stop relating your own experiences to me. 1 winner in 30?? i’ll bet you £20,000 that if you go back to April (the first time i posted this year) and get everyone of my tips, I GUARANTEE, to a level stake, i am showing a profit, so tip something or shut up.

      done with clueless trolls, as i said, class is permanent, jealousy gets you nowhere.

    • Deb2000 3 years ago

      Shiver7 hes absolutely hilarious meltdown after meltdown loser & loser and he still tries to big himself up after mentioning a winner along wi practically the rest of the field 😂😂😂🤡🤡🤡
      Remember his meltdown the other day came just a couple of weeks after he felt the need to tell everybody on the page 3 times these were his last tips because he can only pic loser & loser. Who cares 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️
      Database you are just a stupid wee boy trolling a betting page EVERYBODY can see that now.
      Your patter is hilarious but you obviously have problems I have never herd off anybody betting the fav & 2nd fav in a 3 horse race in my life off gambling over 30 years but you managed to do it twice in 1 day not only did you tip them in both races your tips came 2nd & last with the outsider winning both races absolutely priceless 😂😂😂😂but then again in your words you make more than everybody on the page put together 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️.
      Keep dreaming pal

    • recoba 3 years ago

      All I’ve heard all week is about the rain at Goodwood and bar some over night come race time it’s Good to soft at worst!

      Still drying out and good vibes from the camp…Battash at 2/1 could be a crazy price as I’ve said and I’m in!
      It’s either his end or a new start after last years set back?? I’ll take the gamble!


    • recoba 3 years ago

      Ramblings of a madness!?

      Kiss my very little class! 😉

    • recoba 3 years ago

      Superstar Baaeed!

    • MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

      the 3 horse races were mentioned because at the odds, you could pick two and make a profit if one won, manipulate it how you like. but that’s enough out of you weighty, if you didn’t have a female username you wouldn’t have so many sad acts backing you up. i just offered up 20k for you to prove i am not showing a profit from all of this years tips, so get to work or go back under your rock. such a shame you didn’t strike lucky with a 33/1 from 50 tips else you’d also have to keep your trap shut.

    • Deb2000 3 years ago

      Aeroplane recoba 🏇🏇✈✈

    • recoba 3 years ago

      All I was getting at was the bad chat between use all,not just you and Recoba as in Alvaro Recobs is a famous Uruguayan football player.
      Weighty? Mind boggling??

      You go get all yer tips and show us your profit
      As if I’m going to sift through yer numerous posts since f#@k knows when,do yer own and ‘mind your tights!’

    • recoba 3 years ago

      All I was getting at was the bad chat between use all,not just you and Recoba as in Alvaro Recobs is a famous Uruguayan football player.
      Weighty? Mind boggling??

      You go get all yer tips and show us your profit
      As if I’m going to sift through yer numerous posts since f#@k knows when,do yer own and ‘mind your tights!’

      Think that’s end of Baatash! 👎
      Some horse 🐎👏🏽

    • MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

      this is the level of intellect of some tipsters here.

      deb mentions aeroplane recoba, referring to baeed.

      he takes it as if she meant recoba was some type of aeroplane prompting him to correct her saying his name refers to the footballer, lololololol, quality.

    • recoba 3 years ago

      No actually MachineGunFunk I thought you were getting at my username so we’re both wrong and as your comments right under mine it looks like it but exsqueeze me ffs I’m more tuned into things of importance and already explained I don’t like the bickering but you just keep on 👍

    • fandash03 3 years ago

      keep doing the write ups as I got loads out of it

  14. elvis parsley 3 years ago

    Arecibo 3-35 Goodwood
    25-1 ew 4 places.
    12-1 ew extra 7 places

  15. Mr Humbley 3 years ago

    🇺🇸 Race 2 Del Mar – Melting snow 6/4
    Race 3 Woodbine Canadian Secret 2/1

    • recoba 3 years ago

      Got Canadian Snow on my tracker and Melting Snow being tipped Mr Humble.

      First off…

      Pimlico-R1…Bernies On Fire 11/10(*****. Won in better grade last run so…)

      Hunting out a Yankee but they 3 Mr Humble bee decent??

      GL 🇺🇸🐎

    • recoba 3 years ago

      Mr Humbleys 2 in a Yankee with
      Del Mar-R2…The Chosen Vron. 4/5

      Singles are the one above and Canadian Secret 2/1(****)

      GL all

    • Thebigflu 3 years ago

      A few am backing tonight ,,,,,,,golden gates ,,harvest a storm.._.._.-,,,,,torreys girl.._._.Pimlico.._.hitch a ride.._.SARATOGA——the big kahuna.._._WOODBINE—-one way to win,,,,,,,florida won,,,,five days in

    • recoba 3 years ago

      Hitch A Ride looks a good fav 👍

    • Thebigflu 3 years ago

      Took your two recoba and one of humbs and one of mine ,gl

    • recoba 3 years ago


      Mr Humbles 2 Hitch a Ride and Chosen Vern in a Yankee.

      Singles are DONE!! 👎

      That’ll keep me occupied

      GL all and well done the winners today

  16. MachineGunFunk 3 years ago

    this might sound unbelievable but i dont enjoy being a c’nut.

    but HOW ON EARTH can you put up ART POWER, that is nothing short of disgraceful, i had one glance and said no, 5 FURLONGS.. MIGHT ENJOY THE STEP BACK??? idc if its after the event i dont even read his tips, but that is absolutely shocking rizzle.

  17. elvis parsley 3 years ago

    Arecibo 4th 28-1 🏇🙂

    • Thebigflu 3 years ago

      Nice shout

    • elvis parsley 3 years ago

      Cheers flu 😆

  18. TheMaster 3 years ago

    Why don’t you give us a tip for the next then machine gun and prove you know your stuff…

  19. azzthewigan 3 years ago

    dandy dinmont 4.45 ew

  20. fandash03 3 years ago


    my message was for you I really got a lot out of your write up today
    I love this site there are loads who are very knowledgeable on this… where I enjoy a bet I am not knowledgeable so I like to read what you guys think before I make up my mind
    so please post regularly

    • TheMaster 3 years ago

      Cheers database 👍🏻

  21. fandash03 3 years ago

    the big flu
    azzthe wigan

    all the regulars you are the bizz … I enjoy this site and very good tips

    • Thebigflu 3 years ago

      Thanks dash , i always do my bets E.W so if anyone takes them do Each WAY

  22. elvis parsley 3 years ago

    Battleoverdoyen 6-40 Galway.
    6-4 without koshari.

    4 of these 5 ran on Wednesday, none with much credit.
    The other appears outclassed.
    Koshari probably the best finishing 6th.
    A case of whose got most left in the tank.

    Kennedy been put on battleoverdoyen instead after samcro pulled out may be a plus, though I’d have preferred the claimer gainsford to have kept the ride

    • elvis parsley 3 years ago

      Battleoverdoyen wins 7-2 🙂🏇.
      Mr Kennedy was a wise choice of jockey after all 😆😆

  23. Davyboy123 3 years ago

    Rory 19 53 muss nap

  24. Thebigflu 3 years ago

    My my ,that bugger came from no wer i have it EW Yanke

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