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Betting News

Track Bias Diary - Monday 27 April

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicIt's far from easy to win a big-field one-mile Kempton handicap from stall 1, with only five horses from a sample of 152 (3.3% strike-rate) having pulled it off in fields of 12+ runners since the start of 2012 (in fields of 13+ runners, stall 1 is 0-54). Generally speaking, those drawn on the inside get shuffled back and have to come round the entire field to get a run or, if they're front-runners, are forced to go too fast in the early stages.

Features

For the Last Time

image-left-align IMG_8695-compressedOn a memorable afternoon in Esher, Sandown Park was at full capacity on Saturday and the lucky racegoers both experienced and contributed to a unique and fitting day, as horse racing waved goodbye to a sporting legend.