Tony McCormick

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Mar 10

Mal Boyle stats – Friday 10th

My daily stats will appear in my Sporting Life column between now until the end of Cheltenham Festival week for which the local weather forecast is for minimal rain during the next ten days, with no sign of frosts on the horizon.   Additional stats for Friday:  Nick Alexander has nine runners on Ayr’s card …

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Mar 09

Mal Boyle stats – Thursday 9th

Leading represented trainers at today’s two NH venues: CARLISLE:  9/35–Donald McCain (+7) – 3 runners: Raise A Spark (2.00), Thomas Do (3.10) & Mazowski (4.20) 5/12–Malcolm Jefferson (+3) – 1 runner: Dama De Hierro (2.35) 4/22–Sue Smith (+9) – 2 runners: Dick Darsie (2.35) & Dartford Warbler (3.45) Kanturk Bank is an interesting runner on …

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Mar 08

Mal Boyle stats – Wednesday 8th

Leading represented trainers at two of today’s four meetings, as none of the all weather stats ‘stand up’ today.  Mark Johnston (leading trainer at Lingfield since February 1st) is not represented, whilst no clear leader has emerged at Kempton to date.   That said, here are the recent favourites returns since the end of January: …

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Mar 07

Mal Boyle stats – Tuesday 7th

Leading represented trainers at two of today’s three meetings, as none of the Newcastle stats ‘stand up’ today with the top handlers all on the missing list! EXETER:  5/33–Philip Hobbs – 2 runners: Theatre Rouge (2.50) & Mister Big (4.50) 4/22–Colin Tizzard – 2 runners: Waterloo Warrior (2.20) & Bramble Brook (3.50) 3/7–Evan Williams (+8) …

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Mar 06

Mal Boyle stats – Monday 6th

Represented leading trainers at today’s venues include: LINGFIELD (NH): 3/5–Emma Lavelle (+11) – 1 runner: Flemcara (2.50) 3/12–Neil Mulholland (+35) – 1 runner: Matrow’s Lady (4.20) 2/4–Nicky Henderson (+11) – 1 runner: Polly’s Pursuit (2.20) SOUTHWELL (NH): 7/31–Dan Skelton – 3 runners: Stage One (2.00), Earlshill (3.00), Starlight Court (4.00) 5/14–Tom George – 2 runners: …

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Mar 05

Mal Boyle stats – Sunday 5th

The usual weekend ‘Stat Attack’ will be available later this morning via my Twitter page or at sportinglife.com – if using  the latter option, go to racing – should come up on the front page from 9.45 (ish) or via the tips section on the right hand side of that page. Other factors to take …

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Mar 04

Mal Boyle stats – Saturday 4th

The usual weekend ‘Stat Attack’ will be available later this morning via my Twitter page or at sportinglife.com – if using  the latter option, go to racing – should come up on the front page from 9.30 (ish) or via the tips section on the right hand side of that page. This is an unusual …

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Mar 03

Mal Boyle stats – Friday 3rd

There are no more stats to add to my Sporting Life (Stat Attack) column which are now available: twitter.com/malcolmboyle2 www.sportinglife.com/racing/news/mal-boyle’s-stat-attack/40437 Be lucky but also, be aware!

Mar 03

Dundalk – Friday 3 March

DUNDALK TRAINERS 2017…(with runners tonight) G M Lyons 7/16 (44%) +13.35 7.30 Rock In Peace – Tuff Love 9.00 Rabbie The Bard J P O’Brien 7/42 (17%) +2.30 6.30 Circus Ring – Sweetasever – Richard Strauss – Family Crest – Pronounced 7.30 Remember The Days 8.30 Ligeti 9.00 War Goddess – Tommy Welsh M Halford …

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Mar 02

Mal Boyle stats – Thursday 2nd

Another good day yesterday – today’s Leading represented trainers: LUDLOW:  6/14–Alan King (+2) – 1 runner: Royal Plaza (3.25) 5/24–Nigel Twiston-Davies: 2 runners: Colin’s Brother (2.50) & Belmount (4.00) TAUNTON:  7/16–Harry Fry (+4): 1 runner: Sir Ivan (3.35) – four of Harry’s last eight runners have won (+12) 7/25–Paul Nicholls (+7) – 3 runners: Amour …

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Mar 01

Mal Boyle stats – Wednesday 1st

Five winners yesterday but as they were all of the short priced variety, we’re looking for improvement today! Leading represented trainers at today’s four venues: FFOS LAS: 9/37–Peter Bowen (+4) – 4 runners today: Wadswick Court (2.50), Alf ‘N’ Dor (3.50), Henllan Harri (4.20) & Atomic Rumble (4.50) 7/32–Rebecca Curtis – 1 runner: Absolute Power …

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Feb 28

Mal Boyle stats – Tuesday 28th

I hope you were on the decent each way results we enjoyed yesterday – adding thanks to Skybet who paid out an extra place for our 50/1 win and place call (Go Far), notwithstanding the other headline winner at 16/1 (Ravens Quest) in the morning, accompanied by another 20/1 placed ‘selection’.  Notwithstanding the winner backed …

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Feb 27

Mal Boyle stats – Monday 27th

Many of you will already have seen my Wolverhampton analysis by now and just to confirm, my two outsiders on the card to consider are Go Far (3.55) & Ravens Quest (4.25) – link to the analysis:  www.geegeez.co.uk/placepot-pointers-monday-february-27/ Leading trainers at today’s courses: AYR: 5/43–Nick Alexander – 1 runner: Craiganboy (3.15) 4/18–Iain Jardine: 4 runners: …

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Feb 26

Mal Boyle stats – Sunday 26th

Regular readers will know that I am contracted to the Sporting Life to offer stats on Friday/Saturday/Sunday of each week – the link can be found on my twitter page or copy and paste from here:  www.sportinglife.com/racing/news/sunday-stat-attack/38153   TODAY’S PLACEPOT AT SOUTHWELL IS WORTH AN INTEREST – LAST YEAR’S DIVIDEND: £51,326.60 – ASIDE FROM RACE …

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Feb 25

Mal Boyle stats – Saturday 25th

Regular readers will know that I am contracted to the Sporting Life on Friday/Saturday/Sunday each week.  You can find my stats on those days on my Twitter page. Additional stats below: Trainers ‘bubbling under’ today include: CHEPSTOW:  3/11 this season (+24)–Matt Sheppard – 1 runner today: Modeligo (4.50) KEMPTON: 3/7–Charlie Longsdon (+14) – 1 runner: …

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Feb 24

Mal Boyle stats – Friday 25th

Mal’s work for Friday can be found here:  www.sportinglife.com/racing/news/mal-boyle’s-friday-stat-attack/37615 There are other no relevant stats offered for today – be lucky but also, be aware  

Feb 24

Dundalk – Friday 24th February

DUNDALK TRAINERS 2017…(with runners tonight) J P O’Brien 6/38 (16%) +4.50 8.00 War Goddess – No Biggie 8.30 Ligeti 9.00 Sea Of Blue M Halford 3/21 (14%) -5.50 5.30 Chestnut Fire 6.00 Zinat 6.30 Shannon Soul 7.00 Vincy 8.00 Maknificent A McGuinness 3/25 (12%) -10.00 7.30 Bubbly Bellini – Rigid Rock 8.00 Black Label D …

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Feb 23

Mal Boyle stats – Thursday 23rd

LEADING REPRESENTED TRAINERS AT TODAY’S COURSES: HUNTINGDON: 7/21–Nicky Henderson – 1 runner: Comely (4.55) 4/18–Alan King – 2 runners: Sir Antony Browne (2.00) & Chato (4.20) 3/11–Neil Mulholland (+6) – 2 runners: Arden Denis (1.30) & Pass The Time (3.10) – Latest ratio: 8/25 (+15) – Neil also saddles runners at Sedgefield and Wolverhampton today …

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Feb 22

Mal Boyle stats – Wednesday 22nd

  LEADING REPRESENTED TRAINERS AT TODAY’S COURSES: DONCASTER: 8/21–Nicky Henderson (+7) – 3 runners: Soldier In Action (2.45), Ericht (3.45) & Claimantakinforgan (4.55) 5/21–Alan King (+19) – 2 runners: Timoteo (2.45) & Canford Chimes (4.55) Trainer ‘bubbling under’–Emma Lavelle (3/6 +5) – 2 runners: Court By Surprise (3.45) & Balibour (4.55) LUDLOW:  7/14–Nicky Henderson (+10) …

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Feb 21

Mal Boyle stats – Tuesday 21st

Leading represented trainers at today’s venues: TAUNTON: 6/13–Harry Fry (+3) – 3 runners: New Vennture (2.50), Little Acorn (3.20) & If The Cap Fits (5.20) 6/24–Paul Nicholls (+3) – 1 runner: Tommy Silver (4.20) WETHERBY: 8/29–Dan Skelton (+3) – 5 runners: Whatduhavtoget (3.20)m Bertimont, Work In Progress & Wordbench (4.20) & Or De Vassy (5.20) …

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