September 2014

Profit since start of 2003 until start of current month (September 2014) is +3024.98pts

September fixed-odds running total = +88.40pts

September ante-post running total = +13.00pts

September running total overall = +101.40pts


Ben Linfoot (Sep 13) - 1pt win Forever Now in 3.50 Doncaster at 18/1 (Sky Bet); 1.5pts win Out Do in 2.40 Doncaster at 12/1 (General); 0.5pts win Magical Macey in 2.40 Doncaster at 33/1 (General). LOSS=3pts

Simon Holt (Sep 13) - 2pts win Kingston Hill in 3.50 Doncaster at best-morning price (7/2), 2pts win Muthmir in 2.40 Doncaster at best-morning price (6/1). PROFIT=19pts

Ben Linfoot (Sep 12) - 1pt win Accepted in 1.40 Doncaster at 12/1 (BetVictor); 1pt win Pearl Castle in 2.10 Doncaster at 11/1 (Sky Bet, BetVictor). LOSS=2pts

Simon Holt (Sep 12) - 2pts win Estimate in 2.40 Doncaster at best morning price (6/4); 2pts win Adventure Seeker in 2.10 Doncaster at best morning price. PROFIT=1pt

Ben Linfoot (Sep 11) - 1pt win Al Thakhira in 2.10 Doncaster at 16/1 (Coral), 1pt win Energia Fox in 2.40 Doncaster at 18/1 (Coral). LOSS=2pts

Simon Holt (Sep 11) - 2pts win Seal Of Approval 2.40 Doncaster at best-morning price, 2pts win J Wonder 2.10 Doncaster at best-morning price. LOSS=4pts

Ben Linfoot (Sep 10) - 1pt win Mecca's Angel at 15/2 (Paddy Power) in the 3.00 Doncaster. PROFIT=7.5pts

Ben Linfoot (Sep 6) - 1pt win Es Que Love 3.50 Haydock at 22/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt win Baccarat 3.50 Haydock at 22/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt win Big Thunder 3.15 Haydock at 18/1 (Sky Bet, Stan James) - N/R; 1pt win Gwafa 3.30 Ascot at 14/1 (Sky Bet, BetVictor, Coral). LOSS=3pts

Simon Holt (Sep 6) - 2pts win Extortionist 3.50 Haydock at best morning price; 2pts win Tenor 2.55 Kempton at best morning price. LOSS=4pts


Tuesday Champions League (Sep 16) - 2pts Bayer Leverkusen to beat Monaco at 13/10 (William Hill). Result pending

Champions League outright - 2pts e.w. Paris Saint-Germain to win the Champions League at 16/1 (General); 2pts e.w. Atletico Madrid to win the Champions League at 25/1 (Coral). Result pending

Monday Premier League (Sep 15) - 1pt Mark Noble to score West Ham's 1st goal at 19/2 (BetVictor). LOSS=1pt

Saturday Premier League (Sep 13) - 2pts Diego Costa to score first v Swansea at 7/2 (bet365); 1pt Arsenal to come from behind and draw v Man City at 15/2 (William Hill); 1pt Aston Villa to win and both teams to score v Liverpool at 20/1 (Coral, Betfair Sportsbook); 1pt Nacer Chadli to score any time v Sunderland at 15/4 (Spreadex). PROFIT=17.25pts

Saturday SPFL (Sep 13) - 2pts Ross County to beat Motherwell at 2/1 (Coral). LOSS=2pts

Saturday Football League (Sep 13) - 2pts Millwall to beat Ipswich at 11/4 (BetVictor); 2pts Portsmouth to beat Southend at 23/10 (BetVictor, Boylesports). LOSS=4pts

Euro 2016 qualifiers (Sep 9) - 2.5pts Italy to beat Norway at 4/5 (General); 0.5pt double Wales to win-to-nil against Andorra and Netherlands to beat Czech Republic at 3.30 (BetVictor). PROFIT=1.5pts

Euro 2016 qualifiers (Sep 8) - 2pts Switzerland to beat England at 28/17 (bwin); 1pt Slovakia to beat Ukraine (draw no bet) at 7/2 (Paddy Power). PROFIT=1.5pts

Saturday Football League (Sep 6) - 2pts Bradford to beat Yeovil at 6/5 (Ladbrokes, Coral). LOSS=2pts

Euro 2016 qualifiers (Sep 7) -1pt Republic of Ireland to beat Georgia to nil at 4/1 (Stan James); 1pt Greece to beat Romania to nil at 21/10 (Sky Bet). LOSS=2pts

International friendlies (Sep 3-4) - 1pt double England and France at 2.93/1 (Betfair Sportsbook). PROFIT=2.93pts


England v India Twenty20 International (Sep 7) - 2.5pts India to win the T20I v England at 4/5 (sportingbet). LOSS=2.5pts

Royal London One-Day Cup semi-finals (Sep 4&6) - 2pts Kent to beat Warwickshire at 11/8 (Boylesports, Ladbrokes); 1pt Sam Billings top Kent batsman v Warwickshire at 7/1 (Stan James, Ladbrokes); 2pts Durham to beat Notts at 13/10 (General). PROFIT=7.6pts

England v India ODI Series - 2pts India to win the series at 11/8 (bet365); 2pts Virat Kohli to be India's top batsman at 7/2 (General). PROFIT=0.75pt


TOUR Championship (Sep 11-14) - 3pts win Justin Rose at 18/1 (888sport, Coral); 1pt e.w. Webb Simpson at 40/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Russell Henley at 90/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4). LOSS=7pts

KLM Open (Sep 11-14) - 1pt e.w. Peter Uihlein at 125/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Daan Huizing at 175/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Lee Slattery at 90/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Paul Waring at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Thorbjorn Olesen at 70/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=10pts

BMW Championship (Sep 4-7) - 1pt e.w. Graeme McDowell at 55/1 (bet365 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 2.5pts win Justin Rose at 20/1 (General); 1.5pts win Phil Mickelson at 33/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Billy Horschel at 70/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). PROFIT=81.5pts

Omega European Masters (Sep 4-7) - 1pt e.w. Edoardo Molinari at 50/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Romain Wattel at 55/1 (Betfred, totesport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Tommy Fleetwood at 45/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Gregory Bourdy at 90/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 2pts win Danny Willett at 30/1 (888sport, Unibet). LOSS=3.88pts

Deutsche Bank Championship (Aug 29-Sep 1) - 3pts win Phil Mickelson at 33/1 (General); 2pts win Jordan Spieth at 33/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Charl Schwartzel at 50/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Seung-yul Noh at 175/1 (bet365, Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Angel Cabrera at 150/1 (Stan James, Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=11pts


ATP Moselle Open (Sep 15-21) - 1pt e.w. Jerzy Janowicz at 16/1 (Ladbrokes); 0.5pt e.w. Gilles Muller at 50/1 (bet365, Ladbrokes, BetVictor); 0.5pt e.w. Nicolas Mahut at 50/1 (Betfred, totesport). Result pending

Davis Cup semi-finals & play-offs (Sep 12-14) - 2pts India to beat Serbia at 8/5 (888, Unibet); 1pt Czech Republic to beat France at 12/5 (William Hill). LOSS=3pts

US Open women's singles (Aug 25-Sep 7) - 1pt e.w. Venus Williams to win the title at 50/1 (Paddy Power); 1pt Ana Ivanovic to win the first quarter at 6/1 (Ladbrokes); 1pt Ekaterina Makarova to win the second quarter at 14/1 (bet365); 1pt Lucie Safarova to win the third quarter at 8/1 (Ladbrokes, Coral). PROFIT=10pts

US Open men's singles (Aug 25-Sep 8) -1pt e.w. Milos Raonic to win the title at 33/1 (Paddy Power, sportingbet); 6pts Milos Raonic to serve the most aces at 11/8 (Paddy Power); 0.5pt Feliciano Lopez to win the third quarter at 20/1 (Coral). PROFIT=5.75pts

Rugby League:

Weekend Super League/NRL (Sept 12-14) - 2pt double Salford (-8) and Catalans (-4) at 3/1 (bet365); 2pt double Roosters (-10) and Cowboys (-8) at 2.89/1 (Betfair). PROFIT=4pts

Weekend Super League (Sept 5-7) - 1pt double Widnes (-6) and Huddersfield (-14) at 3.72/1 (totesport). LOSS=1pt

Formula One:

Italian Grand Prix (Sept 5-7) - 1pt Williams to take pole position at 12/1 (Ladbrokes); 4pts Valtteri Bottas to finish on the podium at 7/4 (bwin); 1.5pts Kevin Magnussen to finish in the top six at 4/1 (Paddy Power). LOSS=6.5pts


No recommended bets so far this month


Floyd Maywather v Marcos Maidana (Sep 13) - 5.5pts Floyd Mayweather to beat Marcos Maidana via unanimous points decision at 8/11 (Ladbrokes). PROFIT=4pts

Scott Quigg v Stephane Jamoye (Sep 13) - 2pts Scott Quigg to beat Stephane Jamoye in round 4-6 at 5/2 (bet365, Spreadex). LOSS=2pts

Carl Frampton v Kiko Martinez (Sep 6) - 2pts Frampton to win by decision or technical decision at 15/8 (General). PROFIT=3.75pts


Shanghai Masters (Sep 8-14) - 2pts win Judd Trump at 14/1 (sportingbet). LOSS=2pts

US Sports:

Sunday NFL (Sep 14) - 3pts Atlanta to score under 22.5pts at Cincinnati at 5/6 (Paddy Power); 1pt Jamaal Charles to score first TD v Denver at 17/2 (bet365); 1.5pts Carlos Hyde to score a TD anytime v Chicago at 100/30 (Sky Bet). PROFIT/LOSS=0pts

Thursday NFL (Sep 11) - 3pts Pittsburgh (+3) to beat Baltimore at 11/13 (888sport). LOSS=3pts

Sunday NFL (Sep 7) - 3pts Tampa Bay to beat Carolina at 4/6 (general); 3pts Michael Crabtree to score a TD anytime v Dallas at evens (Sky Bet). LOSS=6pts

Thursday NFL (Sep 4) - 2.75pts Green Bay to score under 20.5 points at 10/11 (sportingbet). PROFIT=2.5pts

NFL Player Specials - 2pts Julio Jones for most receiving yards at 12/1 (Paddy Power); 1pt e.w. Keenan Allen for most receiving yards at 40/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Michael Floyd for most receiving yards at 80/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w Andrew Luck for most passing yards at 28/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Eddie Lacy for most rushing yards at 16/1 (Paddy Power 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Mark Ingram for most rushing yards at 175/1 (Sky Bet, BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4); 3pts Robert Quinn for most sacks at 8/1 (Paddy Power); 2pts Brandin Cooks to be named Offensive Rookie of the Year at 17/2 (888sport).Result pending

Super Bowl XLIX outright - 5pts Denver Broncos to win Super Bowl XLIX at 13/2 (General). Result pending

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


The Long Game: Cheltenham 2015 - 2pts win Champagne Fever in the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup at 20/1 (bet365, Stan James). Result pending


JPT Trophy -1pt e.w. Fleetwood at 33/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt e.w. Luton at 40/1 (Sky Bet).Result pending

Premier League specials ante-post - 2pts Nemanja Matic to be named in the PFA team of the season at 10/1 (Boylesports); 4pts Stoke to finish in the top half at 13/8 (Betfred, totesport, Boylesports); 2.75pts Crystal Palace to finish above West Brom at 10/11 (Betfred, totesport, BetVictor). Result pending

Premier League relegation ante-post - 2pts QPR to be relegated at 2/1 (general); 2pts Aston Villa to be relegated at 3/1 (general); 4pts Burnley to stay up at 11/8 (Sky Bet, Hills and Coral). Result pending

Premier League Golden Boot ante-post - 3pts win Olivier Giroud at 22/1 (Betfair Sportsbook 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Raheem Sterling at 66/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Cesc Fabregas at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4). Result pending

Premier League title ante-post - 10pts Chelsea to win at 19/10 (Paddy Power, Coral). Result pending

SPFL ante-post - 4pts Aberdeen to win the Premiership 'without Celtic' at 7/4 (BetVictor, winner, TitanBet); 4pts Dunfermline to win League One at evens (bwin, BetBright); 1pt e.w. Annan to win League Two at 7/1 (General, 1/5 1,2,3). Result pending

Vanarama Conference ante-post - 2pts Barnet to win promotion at 8/1 (Sky Bet, Coral); 1pt e.w. Damian Reeves to be top goalscorer at 66/1 (William Hill, 1/4 1,2,3,4). Result pending

League 2 ante-post - 1pt e.w. Accrington (+26) to win on the handicap at 18/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4); 3pts Accrington to win Group F at 4/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt e.w. Byron Harrison to be top goalscorer at 40/1 (General, 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Adebayo Akinfenwa to be top goalscorer at 50/1 (Coral, 1/4 1,2,3,4). Result pending

League 1 ante-post - 4pts MK Dons to win promotion at 11/2 (General); 4pts Bradford to finish in the top half at 6/4 (General). Result pending

Championship ante-post - 3pts Wigan to win promotion at 10/3 (BetVictor); 2pts Brighton to finish in the top six at 3/1 (BetVictor); 1pt e.w. Federico Macheda to be top goalscorer at 40/1 (Coral, 1/4 1,2,3,4); 0.5pts e.w. Moussa Dembele to be top goalscorer at 125/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4). Result pending


County Championship Division Two outright - 8pts Leicestershire to finish bottom of Division Two at 13/8 (Paddy Power, William Hill); 2pts e.w. Kent to win Division Two at 9/1 (1/5 1,2,3 general); 1pt e.w. Tim Linley to be top Division Two bowler at 25/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4 BetVictor). Result pending

County Championship Division One outright - 3pts Yorkshire to win County Championship Division One at 13/2 (Sky Bet, Boylesports, BetVictor); 1.5pts e.w. Ed Joyce top Division One batsman at 20/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Sky Bet, Boylesports, Coral); 4pts Nick Compton top Somerset bat at 5/2 (Coral); 3pts Graham Onions top Division One bowler at 9/1 (BetVictor). Result pending

Rugby League:

Ian Millward: NRL outright preview - 5.5pts North Queensland Cowboys to finish in the top eight at 8/11 (William Hill, sportingbet); 1pt North Queensland/Roosters in the name the finalists market at 25/1 (bet365); 1pt Greg Inglis to win the Daily M Medal at 8/1 (General); 1pt Jonathan Thurston to win the Daily M Medal at 10/1 (General); 1pt e.w. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck to be the top tryscorer at 16/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4). Result pending

Super League outright - 1pt Jamie Peacock to win Man Of Steel at 25/1 (General); 1pt Luke Walsh to win Man Of Steel at 20/1 (Paddy Power); 2pts Ryan Hall to be top tryscorer at 7/1 (Ladbrokes); 4pts St Helens to beat Wigan in season match bet at 5/4 (Betfred); 4pts Hull KR to beat Hull FC in season match bet at 11/8 (William Hill). Result pending


Ryder Cup team specials - 3pts Joost Luiten to make the European Ryder Cup team at 3/1 (bet365). LOSS=3pts

2014 Race To Dubai - 3pts Rory McIlroy to win the Race To Dubai at 6/1 (bet365); 3pts Ian Poulter to win the Race To Dubai at 14/1 (General). Result pending

2014 PGA Tour Money List - 1pt e.w. Nick Watney at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Lee Westwood at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt win Rory McIlroy at 20/1 (BetVictor). PROFIT=16pts


Davis Cup - 3pts e.w. France at 11/2 (Betfred, totesport, 1/2, 1,2); 1pt e.w. Italy at 66/1 (Betfred, totesport, 1/2 1,2); 0.5pt e.w. Kazakhstan at 300/1 (Sky Bet, 1/3 1,2). Result pending

2014 ATP season - 5pts John Isner to finish the season ranked higher than 17.5 at 4/5 (Sky Bet); 1pt John Isner to finish the season ranked inside the top eight at 10/1 (Sky Bet); 6pts Milos Raonic to have highest percentage of 1st serve points won at 3/4 (bwin); 1pt Rafael Nadal to have best percentage of break points saved at 7/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt Florian Mayer to be top German at 20/1 (sportingbet). Result pending

2014 WTA season - 4pts Heather Watson to finish season ranked higher than 72.5 at 7/8 (Unibet, 888sport); 4pts Svetlana Kuznetsova to finish season ranked higher than Maria Kirilenko at 9/10 (sportingbet); 2.5pts Eugenie Bouchard to finish season ranked inside the top 20 at 9/5 (sportingbet). Result pending

Formula One:

Formula One 2014 season specials - 5pts Mercedes to win six or more races at 4/5 (Ladbrokes); 2pts Red Bull to win no grands prix in 2014 at 10/1 (Ladbrokes); 1pt Red Bull to win one grand prix in 2014 at 12/1 (Ladbrokes); 3pts Sebastian Vettel to score under 225.5 season points at 5/6 (Ladbrokes); 3pts Felipe Massa to score over 104.5 season points at 5/6 (Ladbrokes); 3pts Nico Rosberg to score over 190.5 season points at 5/6 (Ladbrokes). Result pending

Formula One 2014 season outright - 10pts Mercedes to win the constructors' championship at 11/10 (totesport, Betfred); 4pts Lewis Hamilton to win the drivers' championship at 5/2 (totesport, Betfred). Result pending