Monday 23 January 2012

It's A Trainer No Brainer

Trainers trainers everywhere but not a horse to back. Well, that can often seem the case when betting two-year-olds on debut. In fairness, it isn't the wisest move to bet on juveniles when making their race course bow because from a statistical standpoint they are much more likely to win on their second start. Peter Chapple-hyam, Richard Fahey & Tom Dascombe are masters at scoring on debut. However, many trainers feature a particularly poor strike rate. Here are a few of the worst candidates.

Worst Trainers For 2yo Debutantes Winners    (Based on *statistics  at least 6 years data)

Mark Tompkins 0/128

Michael Esterby 2/102

Rod Millman 1/94

Dean Ivory 0/54

Hughie Morrison 4/115

John Hills 3/122

Michael Blanshard 0/48

Peter Makin 0/46

Reg Hollinshead 0/45