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News articles by Andrew Mount

Track Bias Diary - Wednesday 4 March

Andrew Mount 9:02am, Wed 4 Mar 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicA very high or very low draw is hard to overcome in big-field 6f handicaps at Kempton and it should pay to concentrate on those drawn between stalls 3 and 9 in the concluding 32RedSport.com Handicap tonight (8.45). Since mid-August last year, 14 of the 15 course and distance handicaps to feature 12 or more runners have fallen to one of these seven draw positions.

Track Bias Diary - Monday 2 March

Andrew Mount 9:32am, Mon 2 Mar 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicLast-time out Southwell winners switching from Fibresand to Wolverhampton’s Tapeta surface have a terrible record, with only one winning and that was an odds-on shot in a three-runner claimer. Plenty of these go off at short prices and are worth opposing. Another angle is to look out for them at a more suitable track on their next outing. Last week’s well-backed Chelmsford City scorer Brassbound is a good example. He won at Southwell, was beaten when 5-2jf at Wolverhampton and then bounced back to score on the slower Chelmsford City Polytrack.

Track Bias Diary - Wednesday 25 February

Andrew Mount 8:19am, Wed 25 Feb 2015

image-left-align Andrew Mount Article GraphicVictory for the well-backed Triple Chocolate (4-1 from 11-1) last Wednesday further advertised the advantage of a middle-to-low draw in big-field 6f handicaps at Kempton. Since the start of 2013 there have been 31 handicaps featuring 12 or more runners and those drawn in double figures (stalls 10, 11 and 12) have a combined record of just three wins from 93 runners. Stall 1 (2-31), stall 2 (1-31) and stall 9 (2-31) haven’t fared much better and it should pay to concentrate on those drawn between stall 3 and stall 8 in the 32RedSport.com Handicap tonight (8.15).