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VanHooliganX
04-13-2012, 01:43 PM
Tomorrow is the 165th race of the Grand National. Which means betting time!

So I thought, let's do the EWN version.

Basically you're allowed to choose 1-4 horses and the person who has the horses that are placed the highest is the winner.

1 - Synchronised
2 - Ballabriggs
3 - Weird Al
4 - Neptune Collonges
5 - Calgary Bay
6 - Alfa Beat
7 - Planet of Sound
8 - Black Apalachi
9 - Deep purple
10 - Junior
11 - Chicago Grey
12 - Tatenen
13 - Seabass
14 - Shakalakaboomboom
15 - West End Rocker
16 - According to Pete
17 - On His Own
18 - Always Right
19 - Cappa Bleu
20 - Rare Bob
21 - Organisedconfused
22 - Treacle
23 - The Midnight Club
24 - Mon Mome
25 - Arbor Supreme
26 - Sunnyhillboy
27 - Killyglen
28 - Quiscover Fontaine
29 - Tharawaat
30 - Becauseicouldntsee
31 - State of Play
32 - Swing Bill
33 - Postmaster
34 - Giles Cross
35 - Midnight Haze
36 - Vic Venturi
37 - In Compliance
38 - Viking Blonde
39 - Hello Bud
40 - Neptune Equester

Reserves:
- Any Currency
- Our Island
- Abbeybraney
- Smoking Aces

You can't win any money but you can win bragging rights I guess. Good luck :)

Robareid
04-13-2012, 01:52 PM
I'll take

- Synchronised
- Shakalakaboomboom
- Organisedconfusion
- According To Pete

Tomsta666
04-13-2012, 01:57 PM
Ballabrigs - Last years winner! and it won me money last year too! :p Can lightning strike twice? ;)

Shakalakaboomboom - I enjoy NBA Jam, therefore I enjoy this name.

On his own - Forever alone, and apparantly according to the racing that was on telly today, this has a good chance.

Sunny Hill bay - who doesn't love a sunny hill bay? :p


I've got a pound on each one of these to win! Also got a pound on Mon Mome too, but since were only allowed 4 for this, something had to give.

GOOD LUCK PEEPS!!!

VanHooliganX
04-13-2012, 02:00 PM
Vans 4 picks.

- Synchronised
- Vic Venturi
- Mon Mome
- Always Right

Androo
04-13-2012, 02:25 PM
I don't really know yet. I still got to study the guide - the jockeys, trainers, age of horse, etc. But, Synchronised won me £100 when it won the Cheltenham Gold Cup last month, so I might just have to go for it again. Then again, I rarely bet on favourites, and it's looking to be the fave. Balls. But, I don't think many horses have won both, so that could rule it out for me.

Shining Light
04-13-2012, 02:37 PM
Shining's Picks:

Postmaster
Ballabriggs
State of Play - The horse I've put money on
Hello Bud - The horse I've got in my work's competition

Daffy Duck's Finest
04-13-2012, 03:03 PM
Always Right
Cappa Bleu
Chicago Bass
State of Play

Destruction
04-13-2012, 03:25 PM
I picked my favourite names

Black Apalachi
Shakalakaboomboom
Killyglen
Tharawaat

Why can 14 year olds not bet money!!!!! ;)

Rehmix
04-13-2012, 03:49 PM
The American Loser will take

-West End Rocker
-Giles Cross
-Becauseicouldntsee
-The Midnight Club

If the American beats you, does that mean anything?

K-Jammin
04-13-2012, 04:31 PM
I'm going mad trying to decide who to bet on!! :(

VanHooliganX
04-13-2012, 07:00 PM
The American Loser will take

-West End Rocker
-Giles Cross
-Becauseicouldntsee
-The Midnight Club

If the American beats you, does that mean anything?

Not really pal. I won the NFL regular season contest by luck. Which is a bit of a factor in this as well.


I'm going mad trying to decide who to bet on!! :(

How about the 4 reserve horses? lol

You've got time pal.

steveorton
04-13-2012, 10:15 PM
17 - On His Own
18 - Always Right
23 - The Midnight Club
31 - State of Play

I have no idea about these picks I just joined for the fun of it :D I chose my horses based on the equation:
If it sounds good + 0 = My picks

VanHooliganX
04-14-2012, 08:41 AM
Just bumping this since it's going to be starting soon.

Androo
04-14-2012, 09:22 AM
Could be a very pricey day for me!

I've got:

1 - Synchronised
10 - Junior
14 - Shakalakaboomboom
17 - On His Own
27 - Killyglen

Really hoping for Junior, though. Most money on, highest return.

Arius
04-14-2012, 09:37 AM
38 - Viking Blonde
7 - Planet of Sound
31 - State of Play
1 - Synchronised

VanHooliganX
04-14-2012, 10:07 AM
Could be a very pricey day for me!

I've got:

1 - Synchronised
10 - Junior
14 - Shakalakaboomboom
17 - On His Own
27 - Killyglen

Really hoping for Junior, though. Most money on, highest return.

You've got 1 Horse to many currently pal.

Also 10 mins!

Guest
04-14-2012, 10:09 AM
betting on Synchronised and Sarah Jessica Parker

Guest
04-14-2012, 10:12 AM
McCoy never let me down last time, plus he lives near me aha

K-Jammin
04-14-2012, 10:16 AM
betting on Synchronised and Sarah Jessica Parker

I lol'd, I lol'd hard

VanHooliganX
04-14-2012, 10:46 AM
Tomorrow is the 165th race of the Grand National. Which means betting time!

So I thought, let's do the EWN version.

Basically you're allowed to choose 1-4 horses and the person who has the horses that are placed the highest is the winner.

1 - Synchronised
2 - Ballabriggs
3 - Weird Al
4 - Neptune Collonges
5 - Calgary Bay
6 - Alfa Beat
7 - Planet of Sound
8 - Black Apalachi
9 - Deep purple
10 - Junior
11 - Chicago Grey
12 - Tatenen
13 - Seabass
14 - Shakalakaboomboom
15 - West End Rocker
16 - According to Pete
17 - On His Own
18 - Always Right
19 - Cappa Bleu
20 - Rare Bob
21 - Organisedconfused
22 - Treacle
23 - The Midnight Club
24 - Mon Mome
25 - Arbor Supreme
26 - Sunnyhillboy
27 - Killyglen
28 - Quiscover Fontaine
29 - Tharawaat
30 - Becauseicouldntsee
31 - State of Play
32 - Swing Bill
33 - Postmaster
34 - Giles Cross
35 - Midnight Haze
36 - Vic Venturi
37 - In Compliance
38 - Viking Blonde
39 - Hello Bud
40 - Neptune Equester

Reserves:
- Any Currency
- Our Island
- Abbeybraney
- Smoking Aces

You can't win any money but you can win bragging rights I guess. Good luck :)

Well sorry to say lads that no-one hear backed Neptune Collonges, who just beat Sunnyhillboy by a nose!

So unfortunately lads we're all losers haha, no-one wins. It comes with Horse Racing though.

I can firmly say this is the worst year I've done with my backed horses. Not 1 finished.

I've gone from first 6 years not having anyone finish lower than 8th to having 1 fall last year to all of mine fall this year.


Tomsta technically is the EWN winner I guess for losing by a horse nose but he still loses lol

Shining Light
04-15-2012, 01:24 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_50kvyPfr50k/TRvNaVnYvKI/AAAAAAAABgQ/LNeS7g_Jfyk/s400/bullshit.jpg

I'm glad I didn't choose According to Pete or Syncronized. Shame that both of them lost their lives :(

Tomsta666
04-15-2012, 02:04 PM
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_50kvyPfr50k/TRvNaVnYvKI/AAAAAAAABgQ/LNeS7g_Jfyk/s400/bullshit.jpg

I'm glad I didn't choose According to Pete or Syncronized. Shame that both of them lost their lives :(

All is not lost!! They'll be Prit-Stik and UHU by the morning!! :D

My grandad who put the bets on for me had the foresight to back all of my picks each-way.
So I've got a couple of quid coming back for Sunny Hill Boy. Not a great deal, but it's better than a kick in the teeth!!! :D

Mojo Tartarus
04-15-2012, 03:38 PM
Mojo made a sum total profit of £874 (across all races that is) nice day at the races! :)

Tomsta666
04-15-2012, 03:44 PM
Mojo made a sum total profit of £874 (across all races that is) nice day at the races! :)

Flash get!! :cool:

Mojo Tartarus
04-15-2012, 03:45 PM
Flash get!! :cool:

Ha! Still doesn't make up what I lost last year though! :(

VanHooliganX
04-22-2012, 06:13 PM
Mojo made a sum total profit of £874 (across all races that is) nice day at the races! :)

Beer is on you then lad! ;)