Racing Tips: Andrew Mount’s Spreadex Analysis – Thursday, April 18th

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Leading horse racing advisor Andrew Mount is a contributor to the Racing Post, Racing Post Weekender, Racing & Football Outlook and the website. Andrew uses stats and systems to find value bets and shares his latest thoughts below.

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Andrew successfully opposed BETTERFOREVERYONE (9th) at Cheltenham yesterday and has two recommended bets/trades on Thursday, April 18th. Follow his tips this week and all year round on horse racing betting sites with the lowdown on his latest picks below:


EBEN SHADDAD, an impressive winning debutant over 6f on Newmarket July Course, failed to settle when third over 7f on the Rowley Mile course next time and was again too keen for his own good when a 25-1 third to City Of Troy on soft ground in the Dewhurst. The application of a first-time hood could help the son of Calyx to settle better when he reappears in the Craven Stakes at HQ this afternoon and the Gosden yard does well with this headgear on turf runners, scoring with 24 of the 67 qualifiers in the past ten years (35.8%) for a profit of £122.17 to a £1 level stake at SP (expected winners = 10.53, A/E = 2.28). Buy in the Spreadex 50-25-10 market or take a fixed odds price.

Recommendation: Back EBEN SHADDAD in Newmarket 3.35


RIPON 3.42

The bias to low-drawn prominent racers was stronger than ever at Pontefract’s season opener on April 2nd where WINTERCRACK (stall 3 of 12) was always handy before landing a punt on her seasonal return in the 1m handicap. Well-drawn Pontefract 1m handicap winners are often worth opposing on their next start, with those scoring from stalls 1, 2 or 3 at the Yorkshire venue landing just 11 of their 103 follow-up attempts since 2012 for a loss of £60.33 to a £1 level stake at SP (expected winners = 17.85, A/E = 0.62). Wintercrack has the heavy ground in her favour again, but her previous win was followed by an unplaced effort, and she looks worth taking on. Sell in the Spreadex 50-25-10 market.

Recommendation: Oppose WINTERCRACK in Ripon 3.42

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