OK, so a second 0 from 6 wipeout on the bounce was not the way we wanted to kick off SotD's 7th year, but that's what we got, I'm afraid. I don't believe in being overdramatic about weekly losses and I rarely crow about it when we've had a great one, as betting on racing is always a rollercoaster ride.
I would like to focus on the positives, of course, so here goes...
Despite no winners from 12 in the last fortnight since I got back from holiday (maybe I need another break, Matt?), 7 of the picks (58.3%) have made the frame with 5 of them (41.7%) finishing as runners-up. In fact, had yesterday's runner not been the latest to get chinned virtually on the line, the week would have broke even.
I think what I'm trying to say is that the picks aren't any better or worse than previously, we're just not getting the breaks/results we may have enjoyed previously.
That said, 2017 still performs at a higher strike rate and higher ROI than our overall 6 year average, so this is quite likely to be that correction in results/figures I spent much of the first 8 months of the warning you about!
Selections & Results : 13/11/17 to 18/11/17 :
13/11 : Salto Chisco @ 3/1 BOG 4th at 4/1
14/11 : Arden Denis @ 9/2 BOG PU at 11/2
15/11 : Midnight Tour @ 4/1 BOG 3rd at 7/1
16/11 : Miracle Garden @ 7/2 BOG 5th at 9/4
17/11 : Choral Clan @ 10/3 BOG 2nd at 5/1
18/11 : Early Retirement @ 3/1 BOG 2nd at 5/1
13/11/17 to 18/11/17 :
0 winning bets from 6 = 0.00% SR
1 winner from 15 = 6.66% SR
ROI = -77.33%
2017 so far:
73 winners from 263 = 27.76% SR
ROI = +33.04%
513 winners from 1854 = 27.67% S.R
P.S. The full month by month SotD story can be found right here.
P.P.S The review of SotD's 2012 performance is here.
Whilst the details for 2013 are now online here.
And the figures for 2014 are now available here.
Our review of 2015 can be found right here
Whilst 2016's details are right here