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Mr Parker took the time to email Rebecca on 29 August to share this thoughts on our York Online Preview:

“I would just like to congratulate and thank you for the superb products (if I can call them that as it is all encompassing) you produced for York. Apart from being financially rewarding, the whole of the information was always interesting and so professionally put together. The racing at York this year was tremendously good and everything you provided made it all the more enjoyable. Furthermore the success rate of the selections was just brilliant and I would like to express my appreciation and thank you all for your efforts. I really do appreciate the amount of hard work that went in for all you provided” S Parker via email to Rebecca on 29 August 2018


What format is an Online Preview?

Our Online Previews are published in a PDF format and can be downloaded by logging into your online account on our website. If you are unable to download services we can email it to you. If you use an iPhone/ipad they open brilliantly in iBooks. To see an example of this service please click here.

We cover most of the major race meetings. Apart from Cheltenham where we also write a book, we tend to publish Online Previews rather than books. We believe that Cheltenham is the only meeting that warrants us writing a book due to the volume of information.

What is The Postscript?

WE ARE TOLD THIS IS A GREAT ADDITION TO OUR SERVICE: Everyone who orders an Online Preview automatically receives our Postscript Service after the race meeting for no additional charge. To read about this service click here

Basically, it means if you buy a service about Aintree, for example, you are not just receiving news and thoughts about the racing for that meeting you are going to receive a retrospective publication with long-term information in it as well.

To see some results on Online Previews we have already published please scroll down


Flat season Results

Ascot Champions Day 

The Record: A day packed with three Group 1 races, a Group 2 and a Group 3. Recent winners include Journey 6/1, Gordon Lord Byron 5/1, Charm Spirit 5/1, Forgotten Rules 3/1. Last year was a bumper meeting, with Persuasive 8/1 (advised 28/1) and near misses with GM Hopkins 20/1, Accidental Agent and Poet’s Word 7/1 – all placed.


Newmarket Cambridgeshire Festival

The Record (2018): A Level Stake Profit of 18 or 150% thanks to three selections coming in at 5/1, 14/1 and 14/1. Two other horses we gave as win selections came second at 12/1 and 8/1 which is always frustrating.

The Record: Recent winners for this meeting include GM Hopkins 7/1, Promising Run 5/1, Lumiere 0/30, Elm Park 11/4, Pallasator 11/8 and last year Marten found Pichola Dance 14/1, newcomer Eminent 6/1, Dal Harraild 9/4 and Journey 11/8.


Doncaster St Leger Meeting

The Record (2018): A small Level Stake Profit of 2.3 or 12% thanks mainly to Just In Time given each way on Day One at 12/1

The Record: This meeting has consistently proved highly profitable for Marten, who in 2015 found winners at 16/1, 7/2, 3/1, 11/4 and 7/4. Last year’s highlight was 22/1 St Leger winner Harbour Law and 0/30 winner Bess Of Hardwick.


York Ebor Online Preview

The Record (2018): Level Stake Profit of 13.5 with Here And Now 12/1, Pivoine 6/1 (from 8/1), Emaraaty Ana 5/1 (from 10/1) and near misses with Mab’s Cross 2nd 14/1 and Queen Jo Jo 3rd 16/1 etc.

The Record: Recent editions have found winners at 16/1, 8/1 (twice), 3/1 (twice), 5/2 etc. Last year’s highlights were Barsanti 5/1, Nemoralia 15/8 and Abingdon 13/8.


Newmarket Guineas Online Preview

The Record (2019): This was a bad start to the 2019 season for us with a loss being made.

The Record (2018): Level Stake Profit of 61.75 with the highlight being Billesdon Brook winning at 66/1

The Record (2017): Level Stake Profit with Ronald R 14/1 and Permian 5/2

The Record (2016): We had a bumper weekend last year with Exosphere 17/2, Usherette 5/1, Taqdeer 15/8, Folkswood 7/4, Swiss Range 6/4 and Goodwood Mirage 3rd 20/1. Past editions gave Sky Lantern and Just The Judge, first and second in the 1,000 Guineas, and Miss France.

The Record


Epsom Derby & Oaks

The Record (2019): A small profit of 10.48% or 2.2 Level Stake Profit was made with the highest priced horse being Blue De Vega (EW) at 25/1

The Record (2018): A loss was made on this edition

The Record: So often a lucky meeting for us, and following winners at 25/1, 12/1, 7/1, 6/1 and 4/1 in 2013, Marten struck again with the Oaks/Derby double Taghrooda 5/1 and Australia 11/8 in 2014 and in 2015 he gave Code Red 14/1, Stravagante 7/2 and Al Bandar 3/1. Last year he gave Wings Of Eagles 40/1 as his best outsider for the Derby.


Royal Ascot

The Record (2018): The meeting started well with Day One making a Level Stake Profit of 27.8 or 120% thanks to Accidental Agent winning at 33/1. Despite each-way selections being placed on each of the other four days a loss was made overall.

The Record (2017): Subscribers to the five Online Previews for Royal Ascot enjoyed a successful meeting, with some notable near misses advised each-way. They included Headway 2nd 33/1 (beaten a head), Lancaster Bomber 2nd 12/1, Decorated Knight 2nd 10/1, Nyaleti 2nd 10/1, Santry 2nd 13/2 etc and a handful of thirds including Mirage Dancer 3rd 7/1 etc.

The Record (2016): A profitable meeting for us over the years, with last year’s highlights the 10/1 victory of Dartmouth. Other winners were Prince Of Lir 8/1, Jennie’s Jewel 6/1, Even Song 15/8, Quiet Reflection 7/4, Churchill 8/11 and a clear pointer to 16’1 winner My Dream Boat.

My best outsider was Out Do, who won the Wokingham at 25/1, and Stradivarius was a good winner for us at 11/2, having been well supported from an overnight price of 12/1.


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