Navan Pick 6 Tipster & Selection

It’s a big day at Navan on Sunday and the Tote Pick 6 has a rollover of €43,014. With some leading fancies in races with small fields, the Pick 6 could prove to be easier to win than usual. I will go through each race and build a suggested Pick 6, but you can build your own by going through the card and picking your own fancies.

Don’t forget to check out the Bet Like A Pro blog which walks you through the process and helps you identify the best way of building a successful Pick 6.

Race 1 Continue reading “Navan Pick 6 Tipster & Selection”

Bet Like A Pro – Trifecta

Tifecta Paper

Pick the horses to come 1st, 2nd and 3rd!

The Tote Trifecta is sometimes overlooked but it’s a bet that could yield a big win.
As of October 2017, the Tote Trifecta paid an average of €549 for a €1 stake on Irish Racing.*

What is the Tote Trifecta?

To play the Trifecta pick the horses to come 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the correct order in any race with three or more runners. Play for as little as 10c. Continue reading “Bet Like A Pro – Trifecta”

My Racing Story: Robert Power

It was always Alan and Ann’s ambition to win a Gold Cup at Cheltenham and Sizing John managed to also win the Gold Cups at Leopardstown and Punchestown for good measure and it was fantastic that they could be there for that and Alan was very keen on this horse going for the triple crown of staying chases in England and the £1,000,000 bonus so it would be some story if the horse could do that but we’ll get Saturday out of the way first. We’ve known about this plan since the summer so he’s fit and ready to go and we’ll see what happens. Continue reading “My Racing Story: Robert Power”

Paul Townend – My Racing Story

Riding Next Destination to win at Naas on Saturday is a sharp reminder of how good a position I am in as second jockey to Ruby Walsh. I’d say this is my ninth season being second jockey to Willie Mullins and it is a fantastic position to be in, but I do know that the downside to that job is that I’m only borrowing Next Destination and I’ll be handing him back to Ruby the next day! Continue reading “Paul Townend – My Racing Story”

Tote Fortria Chase Day – Tipster & Preview

Navan is the venue for a cracking winter jumps card on Sunday with no less than three Graded races. The Grade 2 Lismullen H’dle which could be a very exciting race which will see some top class performers line up. The 2m 4f contest sees the return of two exciting Grade 1 winning mares; Apple’s Jade and Jer’s Girl. The Noel Meade trained Monksland also lines up which makes this a race to look forward to. Continue reading “Tote Fortria Chase Day – Tipster & Preview”

David Casey – My Racing Story

It’s a little over two years since I retired from race riding and while I don’t miss the day to day lifestyle of going here, there and everywhere, I do miss that adrenalin buzz from a race that you can never replace.

I still ride work for Willie and do a bit of schooling but nothing will ever replace that thrill of riding and winning races but it can’t go on forever either.

Retiring and what would happen next was something I would have obviously thought about and spoke to Willie about. I’ve been with him a very long time now and he always said that when the time came to retire from riding that there would always be a job there for me. Continue reading “David Casey – My Racing Story”

My Racing Story: Peter Flood

Everybody knows just how competitive Irish racing is at the moment but I absolutely love being involved in the sport and between training a few myself for point-to-points and working in Gordon Elliott’s five days a week, I probably have the best of both worlds at the moment.

Point-to-point is the grassroots and it’s where I would have been brought by my mother and father growing up and even to this day, if we have runners or not, that is where you would spend most weekends.  Continue reading “My Racing Story: Peter Flood”

Breeders’ Cup 2017 – Tipster & Preview

The Breeders Cup takes centre stage in the world of flat racing this weekend and there will be a host of Irish, UK and French fancies over the two days at Del Mar. There’s also going to be massive pools for all Tote Ireland customers to bet into and here we take a look at some of the prime fancies.

Friday & Saturday – Massive Guaranteed Pools

Friday’s card will open with a $500,000 Pick 5 on Races 1-5. There will be a Pick 6 on Races 4-9 with a $500,000 guarantee and an all Breeders’ Cup Pick 4 on Races 6-9 with a $1.5 million minimum guarantee. Continue reading “Breeders’ Cup 2017 – Tipster & Preview”

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