July 2015

Profit since start of 2003 until start of current month (July 2015) is +3184.84pts

July fixed-odds running total = -57.60pts

July ante-post running total = +3.90pts

July running total overall = -53.70pts


Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 29) - 1pt win Arod 3.10 Goodwood at 9/1 (Bet Victor), 1pt e.w Boite 2.00 Goodwood a 25/1 (bet365, 888sport, 32Red). Result pending

Simon Holt (Jul 29) - 2pts win Highland Reel in 2.35 Goodwood at best morning price; 2pts win William Of Orange in 2.00 Goodwood at best morning price. Result pending

Ben Linfoot Value Bet Ante-Post (Jul 28) - 1pt win Oasis Fantasy at 25/1 (General) Ebor Handicap York. Result pending

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 28) - 1pt win Sennockian Star at 12/1 (Boylesports, Betfair Sportsbook) 2.00 Goodwood; 1pt win Noble Gift at 20/1 (General) 2.00 Goodwood; 1pt win Oasis Fantasy at 7/1 (General). Result pending

Simon Holt (July 28) - 2pts win Dutch Connection 3.10 Goodwood at best-morning price, 1pt win All Talk N No Do 3.45 Goodwood at best-morning price. Result pending

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 25) - 1pt win Rene Mathis at 22/1 (BetVictor, Betway, bet365) 3.15 Ascot, 1pt win Brazos at 25/1 (General) 3.15 Ascot, 1pt e.w Blaine at 16/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5) 3.30 York. LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Jul 25) - 1pt e.w. Nakuti in 3.15 Ascot at 33/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Ladbrokes); 2pts win Custom Cut in 2.55 York at 11/4 (Hills, Betfred). LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Jul 18) - 2pts win Hawatif in 3.45 Newbury at 12/1 (Betway), 2pts win Words in 5.50 Curragh at 7/2 (Betway, Boylesports, Ladbrokes). LOSS=4pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 11) - 1pt win Voice Of A Leader at 16/1 (General) in 3.25 York; 1pt win First Flight at 14/1 (Ladbrokes) in 3.25 York; 1pt win Related at 16/1 (Betfair Sportsbook) in 3.10 Newmarket; 1pt win Astaire at 25/1 (General) in 3.45 Newmarket. LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Jul 11) - 2pts win Brazen Beau in 3.45 Newmarket at 11/4 (Hills); 2pts win War Department in 2.35 Newmarket at 6/1 (Coral). LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Jul 10) - 2pts win Lucida in 3.15 Newmarket at 7/2 (Coral); 2pts win Easton Angel in 2.40 Newmarket at 7/4 (general). LOSS=4pts

Simon Holt (Jul 9) - 2pts win Areen at best-morning price 2.40 Newmarket, 2pts win Mahsoob at best-morning price 3.15 Newmarket. LOSS=4pts

Ben Linfoot Value Bet (Jul 4) - 1pt win Gabrial’s Kaka in 2.35 Sandown at 20/1 (Sky Bet, Coral ); 1pt win Master Carpenter in 2.35 Sandown at 20/1 (general); 1pt e.w Apterix in 2.50 Haydock at 14/1 (BetVictor, Paddy Power). LOSS=4pts 

Simon Holt (Jul 4) - 2pts win Basem in 2.35 Sandown at best morning price (5/1 BoyleSports, Ladbrokes); 2pts win Watersmeet in 2.50 Haydock at best morning price. PROFIT=8pts


Scottish Premiership outright - 1pt Dundee United to win the Premiership without Celtic at 12/1 (bet365, bwin, Coral); 0.5pts e.w. Dundee to win the Premiership without Celtic at 33/1 (General, 1/3 1,2); 2pts Dundee to finish in the top half at 11/4 (BetVictor); 2pts St Johnstone to finish in the bottom half at 11/4 (Ladbrokes, Stan James, William Hill; 1pt e.w. Robbie Muirhead to be top goalscorer at 50/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt Paul Hartley to be next Premiership manager to leave at 12/1 (BetVictor, Ladbrokes). Result pending


Ashes Series, third Test (July 29-Aug 2) - 1.5pts Stuart Broad top 1st innings bowler at 5/1 (Coral). Result pending

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 24) - 2pts Sussex to beat Surrey at 11/10 (General). VOID

Royal London One-Day Cup - 2pts e.w. Warwickshire to win at 12/1 (Sky Bet, 1/2 1,2); 1pt e.w. Worcestershire to win at 33/1 (Stan James, 1/2 1,2). Result pending

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 17) - 3pts most runs in an over to be more than 18.5 in Essex v Midldesex at evens (Paddy Power). PROFIT=3pts

Ashes Series, second Test (Jul 16-20) - 2pts Joe Root top England batsman at 3/1 (BetVictor, Stan James, William Hill); 3pts Nathan Lyon performance 82 or above at 5/6 (bet365). LOSS=5pts

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 10) - 2pts Surrey to beat Hampshire at evens (General). LOSS=2pts

Ashes Series, first Test (Jul 8-12) - 3pts Alastair Cook first-innings runs under 32.5 at 5/6 (Coral, totesport, Betfred). PROFIT=2.5pts

Ashes Series, Top Batsman and Bowler - 1pt Ben Stokes top England batsman at 10/1 (General); 3pts Stuart Broad top England bowler at 3/1 (bet365, Paddy Power, William Hill); 1pt Adam Voges top Australia batsman at 12/1 (Stan James). Result pending

Ashes Series, Outright - 1.31pts Australia to win Ashes 3-1 at 15/2 (bet365), 1.17pts Australia to win 2-1 at 17/2 (Sky Bet, 888sport), 0.86pts Australia to win 4-1 at 12/1 (bet365, Ladbrokes, Coral), 0.66pts Australia to win 3-2 at 16/1 (bet365, Ladbrokes). Result pending

NatWest T20 Blast (Jul 3) - 2pts Worcestershire to beat Notts at 6/4 (Paddy Power, Coral, betway). PROFIT=3pts


Quicken Loans National (Jul 30-Aug 2) - 4pts win Justin Rose at 9/1 (BetVictor, Betfred); 1pt e.w. Johnson Wagner at 66/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Stewart Cink at 80/1 (BetVictor, Coral); 0.75pt e.w. Ricky Barnes at 175/1 (bet365 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.75pt e.w. Charles Howell III at 125/1 (Betfred, sportingbet). Result pending

Madeira Islands Open (Jul 30-Aug 2) - 1pt e.w. John Parry at 33/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, Stan James); 1pt e.w. Richard McEvoy at 66/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, general); 1pt e.w. Carlos Del Moral at 45/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, Betfred, totesport). Result pending

Paul Lawrie Match Play (Jul 30-Aug 2) - 1pt e.w. Paul Lawrie at 33/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4 BetVictor); 1pt e.w. Tom Lewis at 90/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4 bet365) Result pending

RBC Canadian Open (Jul 23-26) - 1pt e.w. Graeme McDowell at 60/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5), 1pt e.w. Martin Laird at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5), 1pt e.w. Patrick Rodgers at 100/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4,5), 1.5pts Steven Alker to finish in the top 20 at 11/1; 1pt top 10 at 28/1 (both BetVictor); 0.5pt win at 300/1 (General). LOSS=8pts

Omega European Masters (Jul 23-26) - 1pt e.w. Romain Wattel at 125/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Coral); 1pt e.w. Marco Crespi at 400/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Betfred); 1pt e.w. Richard T. Lee at 200/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Sky Bet, Stan James, Ladbrokes); 1pt e.w. Marcus Fraser at 50/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 general). LOSS=8pts

The Open in-play (Jul 20) - 1pt e.w. Padraig Harrington at 25/1 (Stan James 1/4 1,2,3). LOSS=2pts

The Open round three (Jul 19) - 3pts Scott Arnold to beat David Duval at evens (Paddy Power); 3pts Patrick Reed to beat Ryan Palmer at 10/11 (General); 1pt Charl Schwartzel to beat Justin Rose at 6/4 (General). LOSS=7pts

The Open round two (Jul 17) - 2pts Willett to beat Jaidee and Woodland at 5/4 (BoyleSports); 1pt Every to beat Levy and Lingmerth at 100/30 (888sport). PROFIT=1.5pts

The Open round one (Jul 16) - 0.5pt e.w. Owen to lead after round one at 250/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt Owen to beat Bjorn and Pampling at 2/1 (BoyleSports); 1pt Harman to beat DeLaet and Knox at 5/2 (BoyleSports); 5pts Cink to beat Duval and Curtis at evens (Sky Bet); 2pts Cabrera-Bello to beat Coetzee and Lahiri at 11/8 (General). PROFIT=3pts

The Open specials (Jul 16-20) - 1.5pts Thomas Aiken to finish in the top 20 at 9/1 (Paddy Power, William Hill); 0.5pt Thomas Aiken to finish in the top 10 at 25/1 (Paddy Power, BoyleSports); 2pts e.w. Romain Langasque to be top amateur at 6/1 (Coral 1/5 1,2,3). LOSS=6pts

The Open (Jul 16-20) - 2pts e.w. Henrik Stenson at 22/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Martin Kaymer at 40/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Victor Dubuisson at 90/1 (Betfred, totesport 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Bernd Wiesberger at 90/1 (BoyleSports 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Charl Schwartzel at 100/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6). LOSS=12pts

Barbasol Championship (Jul 16-19) - 1pt e.w. Charles Howell III at 33/1 (Ladbrokes, Coral, sportingbet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Chris Stroud at 20/1 (Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Patton Kizzire at 28/1 (Paddy Power 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Michael Thompson at 80/1 (Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=8pts

John Deere Classic (Jul 9-12) - 1pt e.w. Tony Finau at 45/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, Coral); 1pt e.w. Justin Thomas at 40/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, Paddy Power, Betfred); 1pt e.w. Johnson Wagner at 175/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, Paddy Power); 1pt e.w. Adam Hadwin at 250/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5, general). PROFIT=9.74pts

Aberdeen Assets Scottish Open (Jul 9-12) - 3pts win Branden Grace at 25/1 (general); 1pt e.w. Richie Ramsay at 66/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6 Stan James, BetVictor, Betfred); 1pt e.w. Scott Jamieson at 200/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4,5 Coral). LOSS=7pts

Greenbrier Classic (Jul 2-5) - 1.5pts e.w. Tony Finau at 45/1 (Paddy Power, Coral 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Andres Romero at 200/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 0.5pt e.w. Jim Renner at 500/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Chad Campbell at 150/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Jon Curran at 125/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Chez Reavie at 225/1 (BoyleSports 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=12pts

Open de France (Jul 2-5) - 1pt e.w. Richie Ramsay at 33/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Bradley Dredge at 125/1 (Sky Bet 1/4 1,2,3,4,5,6); 1pt e.w. Chris Doak at 500/1 (BetVictor 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Matthew Nixon at 300/1 (General 1/4 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Peter Lawrie to be first round leader at 150/1 (Stan James, Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). LOSS=10pts


ATP Bet-at-home Open(Jul 27-Aug 2) - 1pt e.w. Philipp Kohlschreiber at 22/1 (1/2 1,2 bet365, BoyleSports). Result pending

ATP Claro Open Colombia (Jul 20-26) - 1.5pts e.w. Sam Groth to win the title at 16/1 (BetVictor); 1pt e.w. Marcos Baghdatis to win the title at 8/1 (BetVictor). LOSS=5pts

ATP Konzum Croatia Open Umag (Jul 20-26) - 0.5pt e.w. Pablo Carreno Busta to win the title at 33/1 (Ladbrokes); 0.5pt e.w. Joao Sousa to win the title at 33/1 (Ladbrokes, BetVictor). PROFIT=6.75pts

ATP SkiStar Swedish Open (Jul 20-26) - 0.5pt e.w. Elias Ymer to win the title at 100/1 (General). LOSS=1pt

Davis Cup (Jul 17-19) - 2pts Great Britain to beat France at 20/19 (Unibet). PROFIT=2.11pts

ATP Hall of Fame Championships (Jul 13-19) - 1pt e.w. Steve Johnson to win title at 18/1 (Paddy Power); 0.5pt e.w. Alejandro Falla to win title at 50/1 (Betfred, totesport). LOSS=3pts

Women's ladies' singles (Jun 29-Jul 11) - 4pts Serena Williams to win the title at 7/4 (General); 1pt Flavia Pennetta to win the second quarter at 28/1 (BetVictor); 1pt Angelique Kerber to win the third quarter at 9/2 (bet365); 1pt Camila Giorgi to win the third quarter 40/1 (bet365). PROFIT=4pts

Wimbledon men's singles (Jun 29-Jul 12) - 4pts Andy Murray to win Wimbledon at 100/30 (Sky Bet); 2pts Milos Raonic to win the second quarter at 4/1 (888sport, Unibet, 32Red); 0.5pt Fernando Verdasco to win the second quarter at 40/1 (General); 1pt Tomas Berdych to win the fourth quarter at 5/1 (888sport, Unibet, 32Red). LOSS=7.5pts

Rugby League:

Weekend Super League & NRL (Jul 23-26) - 3pts Catalans (+18) to beat Leeds at evens (bet365); 1pt treble Titans (+16), Warriors (-10) & Bulldogs (-8) at 6.04/1 (888sport, 32Red). PROFIT=2pts

Weekend Super League (Jul 16-19) - 1pt treble Leeds (-18), Wigan (-20) & St Helens (-2) at 7.03/1 (bet365). LOSS=1pt

Weekend Super League & NRL (Jul 9-13) - 2.75pts Warrington (-12) to beat Wakefield at 10/11 (General); 2pts double Manly (-6) & Canterbury (-4) at 2.65/1 (General). PROFIT=0.5pts

State Of Origin III (Jul 8) - 2pts Queensland to win by 1-12 points at 2/1 (Betfair Sportsbook); 2.75pts Queensland (-2) to beat NSW at 10/11 (general); 2pts over 33.5 total points at evens (bet365); 1pt Johnathan Thurston to be named Man of the Match at 6/1 (Sky Bet); 1pt each on Greg Inglis and Darius Boyd to score the first try at 12/1 and 9/1 (Sky Bet). LOSS=0.5pts

Weekend Super League & NRL (Jul 2-5) - 2pts Wigan (-8) to beat Warrington at evens (General); 2.75pts Manly (-6) to beat Cronulla at 10/11 (General); 2pt double Huddersfield (-14) and Widnes (+16) at 3.65/1 (bet365). PROFIT=7.8pts

Formula One:

Hungarian Grand Pix (Jul 24-26) - 4pts Daniel Ricciardo to finish in the top six at 9/4 (Ladbrokes); 5.5pts Max Verstappen to reach Q3 at 8/11 (Ladbrokes); 0.5pts e.w. Verstappen to be fastest in first practice at 100/1 (William Hill, sportingbet, bet365, 1/3 1,2). PROFIT=12pts

British Grand Prix (Jul 3-5) - 2pts Valtteri Bottas to finish on the podium at 9/2 (General); 4pts Force India to take a double points-finish at 9/4 (Ladbrokes). PROFIT=7pts


Weekend action (Jul 25) - 5pts Sergey Kovalev to beat Nadjib Mohammedi between rounds 1-4 at evens (Ladbrokes). PROFIT=5pts

Weekend action (Jul 18) - 2.5pts Anthony Crolla to beat Darleys Perez by decision or technical decision at 12/5 (bet365), 1pt Scott Quigg to beat Kiko Martinez between rounds 5-8 at 7/1 (Sky Bet). LOSS=3.5pts

Weekend action (Jul 11) - 2pts Terry Flanagan to beat Jose Zepeda by KO, TKO or disqualification at 5/1 (bet365, BetVictor); 1pt Terry Flanagan to beat Jose Zepeda between rounds 10-12 at 20/1 (bet365). PROFIT=9pts


Australian Goldfields Open (Jun 29-Jul 5) - 2pts win Neil Robertson at 9/2 (General); 2pts a 147 to be scored at 9/4 (BetVictor, bet365). LOSS=4pts


World Matchplay (Jul 18-26) - 4pts Peter Wright to win his quarter at 7/2 (General); 2pts two or more nine-dart finishes at 13/2 (William Hill, Betfred). Result pending

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


2015 PGA Tour Money List - 1pt e.w. Jordan Spieth at 28/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4 Stan James); 1pt e.w. Rickie Fowler at 20/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4 Ladbrokes); 1pt e.w. Billy Horschel at 40/1 (1/4 1,2,3,4 Stan James). Result pending

2015 Race To Dubai ante-post - 1pt e.w. Victor Dubuisson at 25/1 (Paddy Power, Ladbrokes 1/4 1,2,3); 1pt e.w. Joost Luiten at 66/1 (betway 1/4 1,2,3,4); 1pt e.w. Louis Oosthuizen at 100/1 (Boylesports, Coral 1/4 1,2,3). Result pending


Davis Cup outright - 2pts e.w. Australia at 16/1 (BoyleSports, Winner, TitanBet); 0.5pt e.w. Japan at 50/1 (General). Result pending

2015 ATP season - 4pts Kei Nishikori to beat Andy Murray in season-long rankings match bet at 11/8 (Sky Bet); 4pts Vasek Pospisil to beat Jack Sock in season-long rankings match bet at 8/11 (Sky Bet); 4pts Juan Martin Del Potro to finish the season outside the top 10 at 3/4 (888sport). Result pending

2015 WTA season - 1pt Caroline Wozniacki to finish the season as world number one at 30/1 (Paddy Power); 5pts Caroline Wozniacki to finish in the top seven at evens (Sky Bet); 4pts Karolina Pliskova to finish in the top 34 at 87/100 (888sport); 3pts Kristina Mladenovic to finish in the top 73 at 18/25 (888sport). Result pending


LV= County Championship Division Two ante-post - 4pts Essex to finish in the top two at 7/4 (Unibet, 888sport, 32Red); 4pts Gloucestershire to finish bottom at 9/4 (General); 1pt e.w. Adam Rossington Division Two top batsman at 80/1 (BetVictor, 1/4 1,2,3,4,5). Result pending

LV= County Championship Division One ante-post - 1.5pts e.w. Durham to win County Championship Division One at 9/1 (betway, ¼ 1,2,3); 2pts e.w. Middlesex to finish bottom at 11/2 (BetVictor, 1/3 1,2); 2pts e.w. Ed Joyce top batsman at 14/1 (Sky Bet, ¼ 1,2,3,4,5); 1pt e.w. Tim Murtagh top bowler at 16/1 (BetVictor ¼ 1,2,3,4). Result pending

Rugby League:

State of Origin series - 6pts Queensland to win the series at 13/20 (sportingbet). PROFIT=3.9pts

Super League season outrights - 2pts Warrington to win the Grand Final at 9/2 (Betway); 1pt Tommy Makinson to be top tryscorer (regular season) at 12/1 (Sky Bet, Betfair Sportsbook); 1pt Josh Charnley to be top tryscorer (regular season) at 5/1 (Coral); 1pt Chris Hill to be named Man of Steel at 25/1 (Ladbrokes, Coral); 1pt Matty Smith to be named Man of Steel at 25/1 (Sky Bet). Result pending

NRL outright - 2pts Sydney Roosters to win the Grand Final at 6/1 (General), 1pt Blake Ferguson to be top tryscorer at 20/1 (Sky Bet), 1pt Mitchell Pearce to win the Daily M medal a 40/1 (Sky Bet), 1pt James Maloney to be top points-scorer at 5/1 (General), 1pt Shaun Johnson to be top points-scorer at 6/1 (Sky Bet), 2pts Cronulla to finish in the top eight at 13/8 (totesport). Result pending

Formula One:

Formula One 2015 season specials - 3pts Grosjean, Bottas, Ricciardo and Vettel in 2015 team-mate match bets at 7/3 (BetVictor). Result pending

Formula One 2015 season ante-post - 10pts Lewis Hamilton to win the world drivers' championship at 4/6 (Betfred, totesport, BetVictor); 4pts Valtteri Bottas to win the championship 'without Mercedes' at 5/2 (Paddy Power, BetVictor); 0.25pt e.w. Romain Grosjean to win the championship 'without Mercedes' at 80/1 (Ladbrokes 1/3 1,2). Result pending