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Old 13th June 2019, 06:22 PM
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You need to consider the field strength. Just how disadvantaged is the horse relative to the field strength.

Yep, already do this. Thanks.
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Old 30th June 2019, 03:01 PM
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However, the top-weight in a handicap is at a disadvantage, giving away weight.

So you really don't want additional disadvantages. For the top-weight, also consider jockey pros & cons, suitability of race distance, barrier draw & likely speed map against the top-weights normal racing style.
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Old 6th July 2019, 05:19 AM
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So you really don't want additional disadvantages. For the top-weight, also consider jockey pros & cons, suitability of race distance, barrier draw & likely speed map against the top-weights normal racing style.

In my view also worth noting live weight v dead weight
The latter a disadvantage
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Old 8th July 2019, 10:45 AM
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In my view also worth noting live weight v dead weight
The latter a disadvantage

Another reason to penalise for an apprentice ?
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Old 10th July 2019, 09:17 AM
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Another reason to penalise for an apprentice ?

I wouldn't if the apprentice is riding well.
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Old 15th July 2019, 01:42 AM
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I wouldn't if the apprentice is riding well.

Yep, that would work for me
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Old 14th August 2019, 11:51 AM
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I wouldn't if the apprentice is riding well.

fancied top-weight ridden by in-form apprentice - BONUS!
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