July 2016

Profit since start of 2003 until start of current month (July 2016) is +3195.56pts

July fixed-odds running total = -+75.36pts

July ante-post running total = -17.00pts

July running total overall = +58.36pts


Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 23) - 1pt win Nuno Tristan (3.55 Ascot) at 20/1 (General); 1pt win Cape Icon (3.55 Ascot) at 20/1 (General); 1pt win Ninjago (4.10 York) at 12/1 (General). LOSS=3pts

Simon Holt (Jul 23) - 2pts win Wings Of Desire in 4.30 Ascot at best morning price; 2pts win Librisa Breeze in 3.55 Ascot at best morning price (10/1 BetFred, BoyleSports). PROFIT=18pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 16) - 1pt win Simmie in 4.10 Newbury at 20/1 (bet365, betway, Ladbrokes), 1pt win Hors De Combat in 3.15 Newmarket at 12/1 (William Hill). LOSS=2pts

Simon Holt (Jul 16) - 2pts win Ibn Malik 3.35 Newbury at best-morning price, 1pt win Spiritual Lady 4.10 Newbury at best-morning price, 1pt win Ifwecan 3.15 Newmarket at best-morning price. LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Jul 9) - 2pts win Limato in 4.35 Newmarket at best morning price (7/1); 1pt win Heaven's Guest in 5.10 Newmarket at best morning price; 2pts win Revolutionist in 4.15 York at best morning price. PROFIT=11pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 9) - 1pt win Gold Trail in 4.15 York at 14/1 (General); 1pt win Our Channel in 4.15 York at 25/1 (Coral); 1pt win Jungle Cat in 4.35 Newmarket at 22/1 (Bet Victor, Coral, William Hill); 1pt win Growl in 5.10 Newmarket at 11/1 (Bet Victor, Paddy Power, Betway). LOSS=4pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 8) - 1pt win Mediciman in 2.40 Newmarket at 16/1 (Ladbrokes); 1pt win Dwight D in 4.45 Newmarket at 20/1 (Ladbrokes). LOSS=2pts

Simon Holt (Jul 8) - 2pts win Amazing Maria in 4.15 Newmarket at 7/1 (general); 2pts win Bletchley in 3.45 Newmarket at 5/2 (Coral). LOSS=4pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 7) - 1pt win Strong Challenge in 3.45 Newmarket at 14/1 (Bet Victor, Paddy Power), 1pt win A Momentofmadness in 3.45 Newmarket at 16/1 (General). LOSS=2pts

Simon Holt (Jul 7) - 1pt win Second Step in 3.15 Newmarket at 5/1 (Coral, Betfair Sportsbook); 1pt win Projection in 3.45 Newmarket at 14/1 (Coral). LOSS=2pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 2) - 1pt win Soapy Aitken in 2.00 Sandown at 25/1 (Coral, Ladbrokes); 1pt win Secret Art in 2.35 Sandown at 20/1 (General); 1pt win First Sitting in 2.50 Haydock at 10/1 (Bet Victor, William Hill). PROFIT=18pts

Simon Holt (Jul 2) - 2pts win Brando 2.00 Sandown at best morning price (5/2); 2pts win Best Of Times 2.35 Sandown at best morning price. PROFIT=3pts


Euro 2016 final (Jul 10) - 2pts Olivier Giroud to score anytime at 2/1 (general). LOSS=2pts

Euro 2016 semi-final (Jul 7) - 1pt Paul Pogba to score anytime v Germany at 11/2 (Betfred, totesport); 1pt France to beat Germany to nil at 31/10 (888sport). PROFIT=2.1pts

Euro 2016 semi-final (Jul 6) - 2pts Portugal to beat Wales by exactly one goal at 11/4 (Paddy Power). LOSS=2pts

Euro 2016 quarter-final (Jul 3) - 2pts both teams to score in France v Iceland at 6/4 (William Hill). PROFIT=3pts

Euro 2016 quarter-final (Jul 2) - 1pt Italy to beat Germany in 90 minutes at 3/1 (General). LOSS=1pt

Euro 2016 quarter-final (Jul 1) - 4pts half-time score to be 0-0 in Wales v Belgium at 13/8 (Paddy Power). LOSS=4pts


England v Pakistan 2nd Test - 2pts Pakistan to beat England in the second Test at 11/4 (General); 1pt Asad Shafiq top Pakistan batsman (1st inns) in second Test at 13/2 (bet365, Winner). Result pending

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 15) - 1pt Ross Taylor to be top Sussex batsman at 9/2 (General). PROFIT=4.5pts

England v Pakistan 1st Test  - 1pt Steven Finn to be England's top bowler in the first Test at 4/1 (General). LOSS=1pt

England v Pakistan Test series - 2pts Yasir Shah to be Pakistan's top series bowler at 13/4 (888sport, unibet); 2pts Younis Khan to be Pakistan's top series batsman at 7/2 (General). Result pending

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 8) - 2pts Somerset to beat Surrey at 13/10 (bet365, sportingbet); 2pts Northamptonshire to beat Nottinghamshire at 11/10 (General). LOSS=4pts

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 1) - 2pts Lancashire to beat Yorkshire at 10/11 (General). LOSS=2pts


RBC Canadian Open (Jul 21-24) - 1pt e.w. Bud Cauley at 150/1 (Stan James, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Brian Harman at 100/1 (General, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.5pt e.w. Michael Thompson at 200/1 (Stan James, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt e.w. Stuart Appleby at 250/1 (Paddy Power, 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 0.5pt e.w. Geoff Ogilvy at 300/1 (Stan James, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt e.w. Steve Marino at 250/1 (General, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). Result pending

The Open Championship round four (Jul 17) - 1.5pts JB Holmes to beat Steve Stricker at 6/5 (bet365, Stan James). LOSS=1.5pts

The Open Championship round three (Jul 16) - 2pts Andrew Johnston to beat Sergio Garcia at 9/4 (Betfred). PROFIT=4.5pts

The Open Championship round two (Jul 15) - 1pt double Darren Clarke and Thongchai Jaidee to win their threeballs at 14.85/1 (Betfair Sportsbook). LOSS=1pt

The Open Championship round one (Jul 14) - 2pt double Sullivan and Furyk to win their three-balls at 3/1 (BetVictor); 2pts Varner III to win his three-ball at 7/4 (General). LOSS=4pts

The Open Championship first-round leader (Jul 14) - 1pt e.w. Zach Johnson to lead after R1 at 70/1 (Betfred, totesport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 0.5pt win Colin Montgomerie to lead after R1 at 175/1 (General); 0.5pt win Callum Shinkwin to lead after R1 at 200/1 (General); 1pt win Nicolas Colsaerts to lead after R1 at 100/1 (General); PROFIT=2.94pts

The Open Championship (Jul 14-17) - 2.5pts win Jordan Spieth at 12/1 (General); 1.5pts e.w. Martin Kaymer at 50/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8); 1pt e.w. Chris Wood at 100/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7); 1pt e.w. Graeme McDowell at 90/1 (Betfred, totesport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Padraig Harrington at 125/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). LOSS=10pts

Barbasol Championship (Jul 14-17) - 1pt e.w. Rhein Gibson at 100/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Stan James); 1pt e.w. Robby Shelton at 150/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 general); 1pt e.w. Johnson Wagner at 90/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 bet365). LOSS=6pts

Scottish Open (Jul 7-10) - 1pt e.w. Thomas Pieters at 66/1 (Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Alex Noren at 66/1 (BetVictor, Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Matthew Southgate at 200/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Luke Donald at 50/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Padraig Harrington at 110/1 (Betfred, totesport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). PROFIT=75.5pts

Barracuda Championship (Jun 30-Jul 3) - 1pt e.w. Jonas Blixt at 50/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Ben Crane at 125/1 (BetVictor, Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Michael Kim at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=6pts

Open de France (Jun 30-Jul 3) - 2pts e.w. Lee Westwood at 22/1 (Betfred 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Richard McEvoy at 300/1 (Sky Bet, sportingbet, Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6). LOSS=6pts

WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (Jun 30-Jul 3) - 4pts win Jason Day at 13/2 (Coral, Stan James); 1pt e.w. Jason Dufner at 50/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. JB Holmes at 80/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4,5,6,7). LOSS=8pts


Davis Cup (Jul 15-17) - 2pts Serbia to beat Great Britain at 11/10 (General). LOSS=2pts

Wimbledon (Jun 27-Jul 10) - 4pts win Andy Murray at 7/2 (Sky Bet); 1pt e.w. Dominic Thiem at 66/1 (sportingbet, BoyleSports 1/2 1,2); 1pt double Andy Murray and Serena Williams at 9.71/1 (Sky Bet). PROFIT=21.71pts

Rugby league:

Weekend Super League/NRL (Jul 21-24) - 2pt double Leeds (-6) and Hull FC (-6) at 3.82/1 (Hills); 2pt double Brisbane (-10) and Gold Coast (-6) at 3.7/1 (Ladbrokes). LOSS=4pts

Weekend Super League/NRL (Jul 14-17) - 3pts Penrith Panthers (-10) to beat Parramatta Eels at evens (bet365); 1.5pts Hull FC (-10) & Warrington (-6) double at 2.82/1 (General). PROFIT=1.23pts

State Of Origin III (Jul 13) - 1pt Jack Bird to be first tryscorer at 18/1 (Sky Bet) - VOID; 1pt James Tedesco to be first tryscorer at 11/1 (Sky Bet), 1pt Jack Bird to be man of the match at 14/1 (General). LOSS=2pts

Weekend Super League/NRL (Jul 8-11) - 2pts double Catalans (+2) & Wigan (-20) at 2.85/1 (Ladbrokes); 2pts double Canterbury (-12) & Canberra (-10) at 2.65/1 (General). LOSS=4pts

Weekend Super League/NRL (Jun 30-Jul 3) - 1pt double Huddersfield (+8) and Hull KR (+8) at 3/1 (William Hill). PROFIT=3pts


Crawford v Postol (Jul 23) - 2pts Terence Crawford to beat Viktor Postol between rounds 7-12 at 7/2 (Ladbrokes); 1pt Terence Crawford to beat Viktor Postol between rounds 9-12 at 13/2 (Ladbrokes). Result pending

Wilder v Arreola (Jul 16) - 2pts Deontay Wilder to beat Chris Arreola between rounds 5-8 at 7/4 (Sky Bet). PROFIT=3.5pts

Flanagan v Fana (Jul 16) - 2pts Terry Flanagan to beat Mzonke Fana between rounds 5-8 at 13/8 (Sky Bet). LOSS=2pts

Kovalev v Chilemba (Jul 11) - 2.5pts Sergey Kovalev to beat Isaac Chilemba between rounds 4-6 at 12/5 (Ladbrokes). LOSS=2.5pts


World Matchplay (Jul 16-24) - 2pts James Wade to win his quarter at 9/2 (BetVictor); 1pt Gary Anderson to win the title at 5/1 (General). Result pending


World Open (Jul 25-31) - 1pt win Shaun Murphy at 12/1 (Stan James). Result pending

Long-term or ante-post previews which have yet to come to fruition:


Euro 2016 'Home Nations' specials - 3pts Wayne Rooney not to score in the group stage at 2/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt Will Grigg to be Northern Ireland's top goalscorer at 9/1 (Coral); 1pt Ciaran Clark to be Republic of Ireland's top goalscorer at 40/1 (bet365, betway, BetVictor); 1pt Republic of Ireland to finish group with no points at 6/1 (Betfair Sportsbook). PROFIT=3pts

Euro 2016 specials - 3pts Paul Pogba to be named Player of the Tournament at 10/1 (General); 1pt Kevin De Bruyne to be named Player of the Tournament at 20/1 (bet365). LOSS=4pts

Euro 2016 top goalscorer - 1pt e.w. Arkadiusz Milik to be top Euro 2016 goalscorer at 125/1 (bet 365, 1/4 1,2,3,4, bet365); 1pt e.w. Ivan Perisic top Euro 2016 goalscorer at 150/1 (General, 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. David Alaba top Euro 2016 goalscorer at 150/1 (General, 1/4 1,2,3,4). LOSS=6pts

Euro 2016 outright - 2pts e.w. Croatia to win Euro 2016 at 29/1 (BetBright, 1/2 1,2); 2pts e.w. Belgium to win Euro 2016 at 11/1 (General, 1/2 1,2). LOSS=4pts


Royal London One-Day Cup outright - 1pt e.w. Northants to win Royal London One-Day Cup at 33/1 (1/2 1,2 general). Result pending

NatWest T20 Blast outright - 1.5pts e.w. Sussex to win at 16/1 (Stan James, 1/2 1,2); 1pt e.w. Worcestershire to win at 33/1 (General, 1/2 1,2). Result pending

County Championship Division Two outrights - 1.5pts e.w. Ed Joyce to be top runscorer at 25/1 (bet365, 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1.5pts e.w. Ravi Bopara to be top runscorer at 33/1 (bet365, 1/4 1,2,3,4); 2pts Derbyshire to finish bottom at 5/1 (bet365). Result pending

County Championship Division One outrights - 8pts Yorkshire to win the title at 7/4 (sportingbet); 4pts Durham to be relegated at 11/4 (betway); 1pt e.w. Scott Borthwick to be top runscorer at 18/1 (bet365, 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Tom Abell to be top runscorer at 66/1 (Coral, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). Result pending


Majors ante-post - 0.5pt e.w. Lee Westwood (Masters) at 125/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.5pt e.w. Jamie Donaldson (Masters) at 200/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. JB Holmes (US Open) at 125/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Jim Furyk (Open) at 125/1 (BoyleSports 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Branden Grace (Open) at 66/1 (Betfred, totesport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.5pt e.w. Geoff Ogilvy (US PGA) at 250/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.5pt e.w. Hunter Mahan (US PGA) at 150/1 (Paddy Power 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Justin Thomas (US PGA) at 100/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). Result pending

PGA Tour Money List 2016 - 1pt e.w. Brooks Koepka to win the Money List at 66/1 (Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Tony Finau to win the Money List at 250/1 (Paddy Power 1/5 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Danny Lee to win the Money List (without Day, Spieth, McIlroy) at 66/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Phil Mickelson to win the Money List at 150/1 (BetVictor 1/5 1,2,3,4). Result pending

Race To Dubai 2016 - 1pt e.w. Victor Dubuisson at 50/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Matt Fitzpatrick at 33/1 (Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3). Result pending


Davis Cup outright - 1pt e.w. Czech Republic at 16/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Italy at 33/1 (sportingbet); 0.5pt e.w. USA at 20/1 (Ladbrokes). LOSS=5pts

WTA 2016 ante-post - 1pt Maria Sharapova to finish as year-end world number one at 10/1 (Sky Bet); 2pts Karolina Pliskova to finish in the top eight at 5/1 (Sky Bet); 4pts Johanna Konta to finish lower than 32.5 in ranking list at 5/6 (Sky Bet). Result pending

ATP World Tour 2016 ante-post - 1pt Kyle Edmund to finish as top-ranked Briton (without Andy Murray) at 7/1 (Paddy Power); 5pts Kyle Edmund to finish higher than 82.5 in ranking list at 18/25 (888sport); 5pts Gilles Muller to finish higher than 55.5 in ranking list at 22/25 (888sport); 1pt Gilles Miller to be 'top lefty' at 9/2 (Sky Bet); 4pts Hyeon Chung to finish higher than 55.5 in ranking list at 3/4 (888sport); 2pts Nick Kyrgios to beat Grigor Dimitrov in season-long ranking match bet at 6/4 (Paddy Power). Result pending

Rugby league:

NRL outrights - 4pts Brisbane Broncos to win the regular season at 4/1 (General); 1pt Ben Hunt to win the Daily M medal at 20/1 (General); 2pts Semi Radradra to be top tryscorer at 6/1 (General). Result pending

Super League outrights - 2pts Wigan to win the regular season at 11/4 (Sky Bet); 1pt Danny McGuire to win the Man of Steel award at 40/1 (Sky Bet, Coral); 1pt Sean O'Loughlin to win the Man of Steel award at 40/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt  Matty Smith to win the Man of Steel award at 66/1 (Paddy Power, betway). Result pending

Challenge Cup outrights - 1pt Catalans to win the Challenge Cup at 16/1 (BetVictor). LOSS=1pt