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News articles by Andrew Mount

Track Bias Diary - Saturday 25 April

Andrew Mount 9:07am, Sat 25 Apr 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicLincoln (stall 14 of 14) beat only one home after making the early running in the Lincoln Handicap at Doncaster on his comeback, an effort that is easy to forgive as the track was eating front-runners alive and his best form is at 7f.

God's followers on right track

Andrew Mount 12:58pm, Fri 24 Apr 2015

image-left-align Andrew-Mount-Trend HorsesOne or two of the more paranoid racecourse bookmakers I’ve spoken to in recent weeks have suggested that Saturday’s Bet365 A P McCoy Celebration Chase will be a “stitch up” in favour of the Champion Jockey but, while that sort of skulduggery might occur at Wolverhampton on a wet Monday in February, I can’t imagine it happening in a Grade 1 contest when the world is watching.

Track Bias Diary - Thursday 23 April

Andrew Mount 10:14am, Thu 23 Apr 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicEven in relatively small fields it can be difficult to win from a very low draw on the round course at Southwell, as the Fibresand is often deeper on the inside rail.

Track Bias Diary - Tuesday 21 April

Andrew Mount 10:23am, Tue 21 Apr 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicProgeny of Duke Of Marmalade have been profitable to back blind at Wolverhampton since the Polytrack surface was replaced by Tapeta, winning 12 times from 42 starts (28.6% strike-rate) for a profit of £16.35 to a £1 level stake.

Track Bias Diary - Sunday 19 April

Andrew Mount 10:53am, Sun 19 Apr 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicSince the start of 2010, Stratford has staged 16 handicap chases over the 3m4f trip and only one winner has been described as ‘held up’. That was Eleazar in June 2013 and he might have been lucky, as front-runner Well Mett slithered on landing after jumping the last when still travelling strongly.