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Full Sporting Life Value Bet Record from inception

Full record for Sporting Life Value Bet from inception in 2010 to present.

Value Bet aim: The Value Bet is designed to generate long-term profit by searching for overpriced horses in the feature weekend races and at the big Festivals in the UK and Ireland. Running total: +439.19pts to advised stakes/prices (from inception of Value Bet column in January 2010 to current).

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Full Value Bet Record

Last updated 22/10/23

From inception to present: +439.19pts

Staked: 3,748pts (Return On Investment: 11%)

Matt Brocklebank Value Bet Record (including Antepost)

From June 2020 to present: +127.61pts

Matt Brocklebank:

2023 +35.40 (Staked 322pts)

October -3.10

Winners: Pearl D'Or (18/1, Placed), Trawlerman (12/1)

September -2.60

Winners: Dancing Gemini (9/1), Continuous (20/1, Antepost), Bernardo O'Reilly (16/1, Placed), Ramazan (16/1, Placed)

August -1.00

Winners: Tronador (12/1, Placed), The Gatekeeper (33/1, Placed), Aberama Gold (18/1), Middle Earth (9/1)

July +9.50

Winners: Equality (13/2), Killybegs Warrior (22/1)

June +4.80

Winners: Cadillac (14/1), Austrian Theory (9/1), Awaal (16/1, Placed), HMS President (22/1, Placed), Juan Les Pins (25/1, Placed)

May +0.40

Winners: Royal Scotsman (9/1, Placed), Metier (6/1), Croupier (14/1 R4), Roberto Escobarr (9/2)

April +13.84

Winners: Tiger Jet (16/1), Defi Bleu (28/1, Placed), Hasankey (14/1, Placed), Rebel Territory (7/1), Revich (16/1 R4, Placed), Gloire D’athon (14/1 R4), Rainbow Fire (6/1 R4)

March +21.10

Winners: Dubai Station (11/1), Maskada (25/1), Stage Star (11/1 R4)

February +6.00

Winners: Aucunrisque (14/1)

January -13.50

Winners: 0.5pts e.w. double Up For Parol & Guetapan Collonges (Both Placed)

Matt Brocklebank:

2022 +141.55 (Staked 320.5pts)

December +26.85

Winners: Ashtown Lad (16/1, Antepost), Wouldubewell (25/1, Placed), Blenkinsop (9/1 R4), Grumpy Charley (12/1), You Wear It Well (25/1 R4, Placed)

November +28.00

Winners: Masters Legacy (9/1), Metier (10/1), El Presente (20/1, Placed), Tuesday (11/1, Antepost), Abuffalosoldier (12/1)

October -24.80


September -14.50

Winners: Going Gone (10/1 25p R4), Motagally (66/1, Placed), EW double Going Gone (10/1 25p R4) & Mums Tipple (7/1)

August -10.40

Winners: Certain Lad (33/1, Placed)

July +13.60

Winners: Soapy Stevens (12/1), Tinto (33/1, Placed), Caturra (16/1, Placed), Prairie Falcon (14/1), Etonian (12/1, Placed), Lord Riddiford (14/1), Lilac Road (12/1, Placed, Antepost)

June +14.70

Winners: Swilcan Bridge (14/1 20p R4), Tees Spirit (12/1), Desert Crown (25/1, Antepost)

May -6.00

Winners: Pillow Talk (10/1, 10p R4), Pogo (10/1)

April +83.60

Winners: Millers Bank (17/2), Dancing On My Own (28/1, Placed), Francky Du Berlais (30/1, Placed), Noble Yeats (50/1), Living Legend (11/1), Coroebus (5/1, Antepost)

March -3.10

Winners: Ashdale Bob (22/1, Placed), Funambule Sivola (50/1, Placed, Antepost), Spiritofthegames (20/1, Placed), The Nice Guy (10/1)

February +5.00

Winners: Dolos (7/1), The Galloping Bear (10/1)

January +34.00

Winners: Hydroplane (20/1), Eclair Surf (12/1), North Lodge (5/1), Hill Sixteen (25/1, Placed)

Matt Brocklebank:

2021 -74.90 (Staked 315pts)

December -20.50

Winners: Annsam (8/1), Kalooki (13/2)

November -19.50


October +23.00

Winners: A Case Of You (11/1), Sealiway (66/1 Antepost)

September -15.00

Winners: Emaraaty Ana without the favourite (8/1)

Placed: The Mediterranean (20/1)

August +25.00

Winners: Royal Patronage (16/1), Sonnyboyliston (20/1 Antepost)


July -20.00

Winners: Last Empire (20/1, 10p R4)


June +2.50

Winners: Baashir (15/2), Amtiyaz (20/1)


May -11.00

Winners: El Drama (12/1), Tribal Craft (12/1)


April -18.00



March -1.90

Winners: Vintage Clouds (16/1), Mrs Milner (14/1)


February -11pts



January -9pts



Matt Brocklebank:

2020 +25.56pts (Staked 188pts)

December +19pts

Winners: Benson (10/1), Come On Teddy (10/1), Sam's Adventure (18/1)

Placed: Smooth Stepper (25/1), Benatar (25/1)

November +7.10pts

Winners: Coole Cody (20/1)

Placed: The Hollow Ginge (66/1)

October +2pts

Winners: Njord (10/1), Mac Swiney (33/1 R4)

Placed: Debestyman (25/1), Kansas City Chief (33/1)

September -10.14pts

Winners: None

Placed: Northernpowerhouse (25/1), Dubai Mirage (28/1)

August -5.00pts

Winners: Just Hiss (14/1), Pyledriver (11/1)

Placed: Out The Hat (20/1)

July +15.60pts

Winners: Progressive Rating (28/1), Sinjaari (14/1), Moss Gill (8/1)

Placed: Escobar (33/1)

June -3.00pts

Winners: None

Placed: None

Ben Linfoot

Value Bet Record

From inception to June 2020 +290.64pts

Staked: 2,617pts (Return On Investment: 11%)

2020 -66.75pts (Staked 89.5pts)

January +0.0pts

Winners: Sir Ivan (11/1)

February -15pts

Winners: None

March -23.5pts

Winners: None

April +0.0pts

No bets, no UK racing

May +0.0pts

No bets, no UK racing

June -32.25pts

Winners: None

2019 +6.9pts (Staked 335pts)

January -3.8pts

Winners: Impulsive Star (8/1)

February +8pts

Winners: Walt (20/1)

March -22.4pts

Winners: Carole's Destrier (7/1)

April +5.4pts

Winners: Saaheq (12/1), Soto Sizzler (5/1)

May -3.6pts

Winners: Lincoln Park (7/1), Good Vibes (16/1)

June +45.1pts

Winners: Anthony Van Dyck (8/1), History Writer (10/1), Dashing Willoughby (14/1), Move Swiftly (18/1), Star Catcher (10/1)

July -10pts

Winners: Ten Sovereigns (10/1)

August +1pt

Winners: Beat Le Bon (12/1), Mustajeer (16/1)

September -18.8pts

Winners: None

October +3pts

Winners: Escobar (16/1)

November +29pts

Winners: Diego Du Charmil (12/1), Gumball (10/1), Misty Bloom (18/1), Bold Plan (10/1)

December -22pts

Winners: None

2018 -23.40pts (ROI -8.2%) (Staked 285pts)

January -13pts

Winners: None

February -10pts

Winners: None

March +16.25pts

Winners: Constantino (12/1), Delta Work (12/1), Chaplin Bay (10/1)

April -2pts

Winners: Bentelimar (14/1)

May -20pts

Winners: Communique (10/1)

June +12.2pts

Winners: Settle For Bay (18/1), Ostilio (16/1), Agrotera (12/1)

July -14pts

Winners: Thundering Blue (10/1)

August -4.75pts

Winners: Emaraaty Ana (12/1)

September +4.4pts

Winners: Reshoun (10/1 25p R4), Alemaratalyoum (11/1 10p R4)

October -1.5pts

Winners: Magical (15/2)

November -8pts

Winners: Rock The Kasbah (9/1)

December +17pts

Winners: Daklondike (9/1), Doitforthevillage (8/1)

2017 -24.25pts (ROI -7.6%) Staked 320pts

January -1pt

Winners: Ziga Boy (12/1)

February -10pts

Winners: None

March -27pts

Winners: None

April -4pts

Winners: Banksea (11/1), Brorocco (8/1)

May +23.6pts

Winners: Tasleet (16/1), Here Comes When (18/1), Rusumaat (12/1), Sutter County (14/1)

June -3.75pts

Winners: Viscount Barfield (16/1)

July +0.4pts

Winners: What About Carlo (9/1 40p R4), Bengali Boys (16/1)

August -10pts

Winners: Londinium (11/1), Frankuus (10/1), (Dark Red 20/1 first past the post but disqualified, settled as loser)

September -19pts

Winners: None

October +31pts

Winners: Librisa Breeze (14/1), Speak In Colours (8/1), Tomily (28/1)

November -4.5pts

Winners: Perfect Candidate (12/1 10p R4)

December +0pts

Winners: The Organist (10/1), A Hare Breath (10/1)

2016 +82pts (ROI 29.2%) Staked 281pts

January -13pts

Winners: None

February +27pts

Winners: Agrapart (20/1), Rocking Blues (10/1)

March -37pts

Winners: None

April -3pts

Winners: Secret Brief (25/1)

May +40.6pts

Winners: No Heretic (14/1), Ian Fleming (11/1), Nayel (14/1), Master Blueyes (14/1), Quiet Reflection (10/1)

June +26.1pts

Winners: Tullius (9/1), Gawdawpalin (33/1), Kinema (12/1)

July +26pts

Winners: Secret Art (20/1), You're Hired (10/1), Laughton (10/1), Take Cover (16/1)

August -19pts

Winners: None

September +19.2pts

Winners: Intense Tango (16/1), Priceless (14/1), Breton Rock (9/1)

October -18pts

November +39.1pts

Winners: Gentleman Jon (14/1), Prize Money (12/1), Kruzhlinin (16/1), Otago Trail (11/1)

December -6pts

Winners: Frodon (12/1)

2015 -16.45pts (ROI -6.3%) Staked 260pts

January -1.2pts

Winners: General Ransom (12/1)

February +23.5pts

Winners: Violet Dancer (25/1), Unique de Cotte (11/2)

March -20pts

Winners: Martello Tower (16/1)

April -23pts

Winners: None

May +16pts

Winners: Trip To Paris (12/1), Lexi's Hero (10/1), Alfred Hutchinson (20/1)

June +75.25pts

Winners: Elbereth (20/1), Gratzie (9/1), Curvy (9/1), Muhaarar (14/1), Interception (28/1)

July -24pts

Winners: None

August +4pts

Winners: Moonraker (16/1), Wadi Al Hattawi (14/1)

September -6pts

Winners: Duretto (12/1 dead heat)

October -27pts

Winners: None

November -20pts

Winners: None

December -13pts

Winners: None

2014 +65.78pts (ROI 24%) Staked 274pts

January -8pts

Winners: None

February -11pts

Winners: None

March -34pts

Winners: None

April +8pts

Winners: Clondaw Kaempfer (16/1)

May +37pts

Winners: Suegioo (14/1), Sir Maximillian (9/1), Gabriel's Lad (25/1), Aetna (14/1)

June +21pts

Winners: Louis The Pious (40/1)

July -2.5pts

Winners: Van Percy (10/1)

August +80.78pts

Winners: Red Avenger (25/1), Take Cover (10/1), Energia Davos (18/1), Blaine (25/1), Mutual Regard (20/1)

September +10.5pts

Winners: Mecca's Angel (15/2), Bronze Angel (20/1)

October -30pts

Winners: None

November +7pts

Winners: Ulck Du Lin (9/1), Caid Du Berlais (14/1)

December -13pts

Winners: None

2013 +137.5pts (ROI 57.1%) 241pts staked

January +0pts

Winners: None

February +23.25pts

Winners: Medinas (10/1), Cloudy Too (10/1)

March +44.25pts

Winners: Lord Windermere (11/1), Levitate (40/1)

April +22pts

Winners: Minella Forfitness (9/1), Cockney Sparrow (9/1), Move In Time (8/1)

May +33.25pts

Winners: Sky Lantern (10/1), Navajo Chief (12/1), Hasopop (12/1), Kingsgate Native (11/1)

June -9pts

Winners: York Glory (18/1)

July +21.5pts

Winners: Danchai (20/1)

August -12pts

Winners: Broughton (14/1)

September +10pts

Winners: Excellent Result (20/1)

October -20pts

Winners: None

November +3.25pts

Winners: Levitate (12/1)

December +16pts

Winners: Chance Du Roy (18/1), Loose Chips (10/1)

2012 +9.15pts (ROI 4.3%) 212pts staked

January +21pts

Winners: Hey Big Spender (11/1), Calgary Bay (17/2)

February +2pts

Winners: Amitola (9/1)

March +5.25pts

Winners: Cape Tribulation (18/1)

April -8.6pts

Winners: Tidal Bay (10/1)

May -3pts

Winners: Tullius (14/1)

June - 4pts

Winners: Sholaan (14/1)

July -6pts

Winners: Bonnie Brae (12/1)

August -9pts

Winners: El Viento (14/1)

September +17pts

Winners: Captain Ramius (33/1)

October -9pts

Winners: None

November -1.5pts

Winners: None

December +5pts

Winners: Hello Bud (14/1)

2011 +91.88pts (ROI 52.7%) 174.5pts staked

January +0pts

Winners: None

February -7pts

Winners: None

March -15.75pts

Winners: None

April +22pts

Winners: Always Waining (14/1), Russian War (22/1)

May +6.63pts

Winners: Hawkeyethenoo (12/1)

June +58.75pts

Winners: Tominator (50/1), Julienas (20/1), Lexi's Hero (25/1)

July +54pts

Winners: Namecheck (20/1), Green Destiny (9/1), Halicarnassus (25/1)

August -4pts

Winners: Eton Rifles (10/1)

September -13pts

Winners: None

October -13pts

Winners: None

November +11.25pts

Winners: Tanks For That (10/1)

December -8pts

Winners: None

2010 +39.28pts (ROI 28.5%) 138pts staked

January -2pts

Winners: None

February +21pts

Winners: Get Me Out Of Here (9/1)

March +6.28pts

Winners: Great Endeavour (25/1)

April -13pts

Winners: None

May +5pts

Winners: Swilly Ferry (20/1)

June +12pts

Winners: Overturn (12/1), Equiano (10/1), Snow Fairy (16/1)

July -17pts

Winners: None

August +3pts

Winners: Mount Athos (14/1)

September -7pts

Winners: None

October +37pts

Winners: Aaim To Prosper (25/1), Nacarat (5/1)

November -4pts

Winners: None

December -2pts

Winners: None

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