Top-Rated Winners Galore At Cheltenham Yesterday Including 16/1 Shot Rajdhani Express

Wednesday 13th March 2013

It was a great start to the 2013 Cheltenham Festival for the top-rated selections:

Simonsig justified favouritism in the ArkleSimonsig justified favouritism in
the Arkle (photo: Sporting Life)

Hurricane Fly battled it out for victory in the Champion HurdleHurricane Fly battled to victory in the
Champion Hurdle (photo: Sporting Life)

Rajdhani Express (16/1) won the Rewards4Racing Novices' Handicap ChaseRajdhani Express (16/1) won the Novices’
Handicap Chase (photo: Sporting Life)


The 2 Cheltenham races featuring unrated horses were won by top-rated selections too - Champagne Fever (5/1) won the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle and Quevega (8/11f) won the Mares’ Hurdle. Please note: Cherry Picks ratings for EVERY UK & Irish race can accessed from the daily racecard download on JustStartHere (see the “REALCPRATING” column).

5 winners out of 6 so far then – not a bad start! Let’s hope for another good day today…

The 2011/12 Jumps Season – How Did Our Top-Rated Selections Fare In The Big Races?

Friday 9th November 2012

There have been 9 top-rated winners over the last 2 days:

Morestead in the 13:20 at Warwick on Wednesday (BSP of 17.73)
Benmadigan in the 16:00 at Musselburgh yesterday (BSP of 6.80)
Or De Grugy in the 15:30 at Musselburgh yesterday (BSP of 5.78)
Dunkelly Castle in the 15:30 at Warwick on Wednesday (BSP of 5.10)
Desperate Dex in the 15:40 at Chepstow on Wednesday (BSP of 4.43)
Nameitwhatyoulike in the 15:15 at Nottingham on Wednesday (4.11)
Layali Dubai in the 19:20 at Wolverhampton yesterday (BSP of 3.70)
Highland Lodge in the 12:50 at Towcester yesterday (BSP of 2.52)
Roi Du Mee in the 13:25 at Thurles yesterday (BSP of 1.93)

Roi Du Mee made it back-to-back wins over fences when landing an incident-packed race at Thurles that ended with just three finishers.

Roi Du Mee made it back-to-back wins over fences after landing an
incident-packed race at Thurles yesterday (photo: Racing Post)

18 top-rated selections have placed & 13 races have been won by second or third top-rated horses including Validus in the 19:25 at Kempton on Wednesday with a Betfair SP of 22 Night And Dance in the 16:55 at Kempton on Wednesday with a Betfair SP of 14. Dutching the top 3 in every race over the last 2 days would have returned a profit of 14.20 points after Betfair commission (based on Betfair SPs).

E-Book System Results – Last 2 Days

Cherry Lays (Recovery) -41.60 points

(338.30 points amassed in 2012)

Cherry Pips:  +15.70 points

(574.70 points amassed in 2012)

Full Results (Please note: these 2 systems are not connected to our ratings)

The 2011/12 Jumps Season – How The Top-Rated Cherry Picks Selections Fared In The Big Races

After reading Timeform’s preview of the 2012/13 Jumps Season, we decided to investigate how the top-rated Cherry Picks selections fared in 19 of the biggest races of the 2011/12 Jumps Season (as identified by Timeform). You can read the report here. How will our top-rated selections fare in the key races of the 2012/13 Jumps Season…?