A Secret Diary of a Punting Mole
Week 4 Day 1
Monday 28th June
If someone had told me that I would be up over two bags with an ROI of nearly 30% in just the first three weeks of trialling Beth, you could have knocked me down with a feather.
But this just reiterates why as punters we need to continue to keep evolving as edges do not last for ever but in Beth, we have a model that is continually finding us value every single day of the week.
I remember Harry Findlay saying a few years ago referring to total goals betting in football that “there wasn’t an unders man alive anymore” and yet here I was once again at the start of the month betting under goals and wait for it, UNDER own goals for the Euros! – I am pleased to say I can now ignore that dinosaur who lulled me in with his sports tips and stick to Beth’s racing ones instead in the future.
As I write this, I am told football might be coming home but one thing that certainly is not is my ante-post Euro wager stakes for both me and my old mate Bob (note to self – re-adjust Bob credit limit line asap) so it is handy that I am over £2400 up on Beth after just three weeks to ease any pain from the Euros.
Moving on with the tried and tested Beth on this Monday morning and soon enough 30 bets were swiftly matched in no time at all and with no non-runners to boot.
We did not have to wait too long to get off the mark as Mickydee kept on well under Thore Hammer Hansen, relishing the soft ground to real in long-time leader Hafez in the dying strides, having been matched as big as 239-1 on the machine.
BOOM! we are off and running with a tasty 12-1 winner.
This ensured we kept in front for the afternoon so we could breathe easily, and things got better come the evening as we had a double bubble winner up at Musselburgh.
Beth suggested three times course and distance winner Primo’s Comet was value and with the Jim Goldie yard in decent form the 7/1 looked more than fair. Having stumbled on his previous start I was pleased to see us come away better from the stalls. The leaders were all vying for the lead on the rails as we sat out the back getting a decent tow into the race. The leaders started to flag approaching the final furlong and this is where Paul Mulrennan swooped to lead close home to win a shade cosier than the 3/4L distance might suggest.
A 7/1 winner for Beth kicks us clear on the day – lovely stuff!
Beth was not finished yet though as we rounded off day one with one more winner. Mabre in the finale at Windsor had set the alarms ringing over at Beth towers and coming from the shrewd David Evans stable it was not one I was going to ignore lightly.
Dean Ivory’s Laurentia took the field along and was still leading half a mile from home, but the soft going was making this a real slog for the majority, and it was our fella Mabre who stayed on best, whilst claiming the far side rail under Darragh Kennan to score by 2.25L to give us an 8/1 winner to end proceedings. (6/1 SP)
Stakes £600, Returns £760, Profit £160
A Secret Diary of a Punting Mole
Week 4 Day 2
Tuesday 29th June
I was up with the larks on Tuesday morning as I had arranged to meet some pals to watch the England v Germany game at The Rugby Club this evening which has potential to get very messy, so I wanted to be on the ball, quite literally.
A quick fry up at the Pit Stop café to keep me on the bridle later and then it was straight down to business. I am fast realising that I am not cut out for all these early rises, and I may need to recruit someone to assist me on the mornings.
25 selections, a sad incident at Hamilton meant the card was abandoned and left us with £500 in play for the day.
Beth is a bit like a box of chocolates your never sure which one you are going to get. Well actually that is not entirely true as the past three weeks she has delivered nothing but quality with the occasional Betway boost thrown in that would have even the great Willy Wonka struggling to compete with.
This form continued down at Brighton in the 3.35 as double selection Run Forest Run (4/1 5/2 SP) bounced out the gates, got a good pitch on the rails and stayed on best of all under Trevor Whelan to reward us with even more celebrations!
More success followed in the Chepstow 5.50 as Star of Valour shone brightly for Beth supporters who were advised to snap up some 9/2 early doors. Come post time we were well backed into 3/1 fav’ but that confidence was short lived after a tardy start. Tom Marquand managed to get us a decent tow into the race however and was happy to sit in mid-division to halfway. It was here that our boy lived up to his name and battled all the way to the line to record a comfortable 1L win.
Beth made it back to the winner’s enclosure as the quirky Authorizo rallied close home to land the spoils in the Stratford 7.00. To be fair there was a few here in the club that could have done with his cheekpieces when trying to walk in a straight line to the bar come full time! Lol
Beers paid for as Henry Brooke’s mount landed a punt for us at 5/1 (7/2 SP). It was no surprised this one went off shorter as I found out later the shrewd money shifters were on in force.
Beth rounded off the day sweetly as 15/8 jolly, Ocean Heights came from off the pace to collar long time leader Ultimate Fame in the final furlong to get off the mark at the fourth time of asking.
Having got some 7/2 in the morning market as Beth suggested proved all the sweeter as this ensured we made a profit on the day.
A small profit on the day
Stakes £500, Returns £520, Profit £20
but Great oaks from little acorns grow.
A Secret Diary of a Punting Mole
Week 4 Day 3
A lot of my friends have doubted the validity of this trial, you are outlaying a lot of money, what happens if you lose?
I had to clarify to them and be clear to you as well I had already been using Beth prior to the request from Puntfair HQ and having spoken to the customer support team at Beth who offered solid sound advice my confidence grew rapidly. I am always happy to trial new methods with my punting for a period in the same way I will discard non-profitable ones.
Onto the home straight with the trial and I must admit it has taken its toll being committed to typing up my inner thoughts I have found it tough going whilst also juggling my work requirements and my punting. Not necessarily in that order.
I was not entirely sure what was required from the diary at the start. The fact I did not rate Bill and Teds Face the Music last week does not really carry much weight when you consider that I have been more focused on Barry Conway’s whereabouts than Barry Tooks’ film reviews in the past.
I guess when it comes to films its all a matter of opinion but as the table above shows there is no need to disagree when it comes to Beth, this is one lady that deserves the red-carpet treatment.
On with the show….
Having placed 30 bets in shall we say a more methodical approach as my head was proper banging from the previous night’s excursions, we settled down to recuperate and watch the action unfold.
A few near misses before we hit the bullseye in the Bath 5.55 as the Ron Harris-trained We’re Reunited done the business.
Beth had advised taking some 7/1 in the morning and was not wrong as he was smash off the boards going off 10/3 by race time. Trevor Whelan always had us in the van and in a decent position on the rails, but our boy had to show real tenacity in the final furlong to see of rivals and record a 1.5L success.
We’re Reunited 7/1 into 10/3 gamble obliges for Beth fans!
The market spoke volumes in the Tipperary 6.45 and Beth was tuned in yet again as we jumped on board Jim Bolger’s Celtic Times early doors at 7/2. We never had moments worry here as Kevin Manning bounced out the gates before quickening two out for a decisive 1.5L win.
Celtic Times makes every post a winning one for Team Beth having snapped up some 7/2 on the 13/8 jolly. Boom!
These two gambles once again proved why Beth is a must have tool for any serious punters out there and she was not finished with yet. Just like Vanessa Williams in 1992 she went and saved the best to last!
A double selection at a tasty 11/1 had been recommended in the morning in the shape of Conor O’Dwyer’s World of Windhover in the Kempton 8.35 and come post time we are trading as short as 4/1 in the betting ring.
Having led over five furlongs at Yarmouth it was no surprise to see Thore Hammer Hansen bounce out from stall one over this 6f trip. Approaching the furlong marker, the Cavalry were charging but our boy had manged to steal a couple of lengths and with the help of a first-time visor he kept on really well to score.
Beth rounds the day off with a double selection 11/1 winner with World of Windhover.
Stakes £600, NR £20, Returns £730, Profit £150
Not too far!
A Secret Diary of a Punting Mole
Week 4 Day 4
Thursday 1st July
First of the month or more importantly day twenty-five in the Beth house and we are currently winning over £2700 in this short space of time so I’ve no plans of stopping anytime soon.
With all this rain of late we are having I am back checking out different holiday destinations if anyone can recommend somewhere that has sun, sand, and SiS?
I got drenched walking the dogs this morning before rattling off 30 bets in rapid time whilst the mutts dried off in front of the fire.
With just the one N/R we had invested £580 on the day.
We hit the bar a couple of times before getting off the mark with John Gosden’s Albert Camus who having been dropped out last swooped late down the outside to collar Doctor Parnassus on the line. A double selection for team Beth @ 11/2 (13/2 SP) gets off to an early lead. Lovely jubbly!
Beth fans are happier still as Albert Camus does the business!
The day got even better as another double selection duly obliged in George Margason’s Flibbertigibbet landed the Yarmouth 5.10 at a tasty 11/1 (12/1 SP). She was always travelling well in third under Tom Queally and kept on best to get off the mark, in a race not many got involved in.
Beth Strikes with double selection Flibbertigibbet @ 11/1!
I am normally content with one double selection on the day especially at double figure prices so you can imagine my delight when Beth came up trumps for a third time with Roger Charlton’s In The Breeze @ 16/1 (9/1 SP). Two out and you could throw a blanket over the field, but as we hit the furlong pole Thomas Greatrex found the gap and a decisive move to the rails and our boy responded to draw away for a 1.75 win.
In The Breeze breezes on by for Beth followers @ 16/1!
Beth then completed our winners, albeit a single selection in grand style as Sherodan sluiced up in the bumper @ 8.15. Peter Fahey’s runner had been advised at 6/1 in the morning and the cash just kept arriving as he was sent off 2/1 fav.
Beth finds steering job Sherodan @ 6/1 to reward early backers as the 2/1 jolly bolts in!
Stakes £600, NRs -£20, £1560 Profit £980
With three double selection winners at decent prices, we have one of our best days yet on Beth – lovely stuff!
A Secret Diary of a Punting Mole
Week 4 Day 5
Friday 2nd July
Bounced out of bed today with Beth winning us close to a bag of sand yesterday and now I am currently looking at Chania holiday brochures whilst knocking up a small fry up. Last month I would been hard pushed to get to Jaywick for a week and now thanks to Beth I am searching for my ray bans and sun factor 50. Yeah baby!
Thirty bets placed bar the two NRs and we did not have to wait too long to be in the winner’s enclosure as Fearby romped home by five lengths in the Dragon stakes @ 14/1 (13/2 SP)
Ten minutes later and Beth was ringing the bell yet again as the well-backed That’s A Given swooped late to win 12L going away, to land the Newton Abbot 2.30.
That’s A Given jumping the last to score for Beth fans @ 10/3 (7/4f SP)
A solid start for Beth and if you thought we had the bookies on the ropes at 2.30 they were on the canvas by 3.30 as Beth found Sonny Liston @ 20/1 to deliver a knockout blow!
Marco Ghianni came from last to first and with 5/6f Dukedom (Queens colours) caught in a pocket our boy was able to get first run but as the winning distance of 5.5L suggests he cleared away to win on merit rewarding Beth fans @ 20/1 (18/1 SP)
With a few non-runners in the Newton Abbot bumper, we only picked up some beer money as Kubinski justified his short odds (4/9f) and the 9/2 early price was obviously subject to a hefty rule 4.
Beth rounded off the evening in perfect style with a double selection as Crown Princess (7/1 9/4f) made virtually all and with Harry Russell taking a useful five-pound claim off she was able to just last home to win 3/4L. Phew!
Stakes £600, NRs -£40, Returns £1156. Profit £576.76
Saturday 3rd July
Week 4 Day 6
Here it is the final day of the trial, I have enjoyed it in all honesty, getting up early and diving straight into the action has been fun and with over £4000 profit this has been a huge Brucey bonus and means I can start packing for my well-earned holiday.
It will be interesting to see if I can repeat my success in the future. Watch this space!
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A big slice of good fortune for me and my bestie Beth in the aptly named Coral Beaten by A Length Handicap as double selection Phoenix Star was wrongly called the winner, and then to correct themselves the stewards tried to even it up with a dead-heat result another bizarre decision leaving the bookmakers in limbo. A generous full pay was gratefully received by this Beth as we got back £360 of the £560 outlay after race one.
Andrew Balding’s Auria was next up for Beth in the Sandown 3.00 – who was tipped at 11-2 and following heavy support gagged up at 10-3 making every post a winning one under Oisin Murphy. Another well spotted gamble by Beth and we had £490 back of our investment already on the day.
More success in the finale at Sandown for Beth as double selection Wink of an eye @ 10-3 (5/2 SP) stayed on well from three out under Tom Marquand to give the Sandown crowd a royal winner.
£663.33 returned on the day with £560 outlaid, made it a profit of £103.33.
Beth finished off the month pretty much the way it began.
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All the Best