BOZmail – 29th NOVEMBER – the 2019 home of the BOZmail

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Stands at 60.481 points after month 11 (+40.481 points profit)



= -0.6points



Current Total      = +7.5813 points



Current Total      = +14.7457 points






Not been the greatest LIM in the aftermath of Tuesday’s success but I did at least garnish damage limitation in to yesterday and the intention is to tiptoe out of November now with as much plus as we can but without giving any more back!

Never enjoy giving profit back!

This is a gorgeous race to savour at Newbury where our to follow horse Black Op sidesteps the following staying hurdle to stay over fences for now. They want to see how he gets on against Champ no doubt. I read two race reviews of Champ’s debut chase success – one said he jumped sketchily and the other said he was foot perfect.

He certainly had speed throughout and is a high class animal and I’d be half and half about his jumping. Typical transitional hurdler in that he tends to flick over his fences rather than jump them but he did it without blemish really to my eye but does now come up against the traditional chasing type in Black Op who may well put more pressure on Champ’s jumping. Black Op beat Lostintranslation last year and mixed it at the top table without really covering himself in glory before the wind op and his FTO for us at Stratford where I was uber impressed. This is second time after a wind op so further progress expected and he could well be ready to get back to that beating Lostintranlation form. Will need to to beat Champ who might have a negative in shorter distance for me. Enjoyed the extra two furlongs LTO and could have less time to recover from any dicey jumping here.

Not that it is a two horse race either with Vision Des Flos set to impress as a chaser on his debut after a marvellous prep race where he was extremely unlucky not to get Top Notch’s scalp. Deyrann de Carjac is also a dark horse and the value in the race so that I’m not playing back on our to follow only as I did consider but going more traditional LIM taking on the fav who will I think have to be on top of his game to win. Black Op is the value back against him at the top of the market and I am hopeful of a big run and a good race to watch. Would have been going bolder stake but for the past two days and the time of the month. Tiptoeing out of November seems wise to me. We’ll see. 


0.15pt LAY on CHAMP (around 2.0 : no greater than 2.3)

0.1pt BACK on BLACK OP 

BLWM LIM strike rates:  LAYS: 202/304 = 66.44% :   BACKS: 54/202 = 26.73%

This month’s scores so far:

1st:    +0.343 (+0.343) Lay @ 2.6

2nd:   +0.245 (+0.588) Lay @ 2.62

3rd:    +0.098 (+0.656) Lay @ 4.2

4th:    NO PLAY DAY

5th:    +0.096 (+0.752) Lay @4.4 : Back @ 3.85

6th:    +0.147 (+0.899) Lay @ 1.75

7th:    +0.196 (+1.095) Lay @ 4.2

8th:    +0.343 (+1.438) Lay @ 2.1

9th:    -0.475 (+0.963) Lay @ 2.9

10th:  -0.3425(+0.6205) Lay @ 1.97 : Back @ 5.0

11th:  +0.144 (+0.7645) Lay @ 2.6 : Back @ 5.0

12th:  +0.196 (+0.9605) Lay @ 3.85

13th:  +0.596 +(1.5565) Lay @ 2.48 : Back @ 5.0

14th:  +0.147 (+1.7035) Lay @ 3.0

15th:   +0.095 (+1.7985) Lay @ 3.2 : Back @ 14.5

16th:   +0.245 (+2.0435) Lay @ 2.6

17th:   +0.143 (+2.1865) Lay @ 2.4 : Back @ 3.0

18th:    -0.332 (+1.8545) Lay @ 1.52 : Backs @6.0 & 26.0

19th:    +0.22 (+2.0745) Lay @ 1.89 : Back @ 36.0

20th:     -0.495 (+1.5795) Lay @ 3.1 : Back @ 8.0

21st:     +0.046(+1.6255) Lay @ 3.8 : Back @ 3.3

22nd:    -0.15 (+1.4755) Back @ 4.5

23rd:     +0.243 (+1.7185) Lay @ 2.2 : Back @ 8.0

24th:     +0.245 (+1.9635) Lay @ 4.0

25th:     +0.294 (+2.2575) Lay @ 4.0

26th:     +2.717 (+4.9745) Lays @ 1.79 & 3.5 : Back @ 22.0

27th:      -0.56 (+4.4145) Lay @ 2.6

28th:      -0.156 (+4.2585) Lay @ 1.78



La Bague au Roi – Entered for the King George & The Gold Cup!

Unwin VC 


Tea Clipper 

Nube Negra 

Black Op – Entered for Stayers Hurdle (Mar 12)

Verdana Blue – Entered for Champion Hurdle

Maire Banrigh 

Wenceslaus – Entered for Ludlow (Dec 4)

Flic Ou Voyou 

Thyme Hill 


Indian Opera

Lady Bowes 

Floressa – Entered for Newbury (Nov 30)

Vinndication –Entered for King George & Gold Cup!

Lostintranslation – Entered for King George,Ryanair & Gold Cup

Cat Tiger 

Welsh Saint 

Normandy Soldier

Ribble Valley – Entered for Doncaster (Nov 30)

Kid Commando 

Up The Straight

Flaming Charmer – Entered for Lingfield (Dec 3)


Soaring Glory


PLANS for the 2020 BOZmail:

The main development for next year is an annual subscription service only which will become available for purchase from December 1st 2019 and will be limited to first 150 purchasers. Membership will be closed when that number is reached or on January 31st 2020. Activity will begin on 1st February 2020.

The 2020 service will not be covering horseracing during January 2020 nor September 2020 as statistics have shown these to be negative months for LIM.

The 2020 BOZmail cycle will thus be a 10 month cycle completing on December 31st 2020.

The reason for annual subscription membership only is so that all members will be at same bank management level throughout. This enables The Boz to practice greater profit reinvestment in his staking levels (thus increasing overall profitability). Something that has not been possible in the 2019 cycle where new members were joining all the time and members were thus at varying bank levels throughout – leading The Boz to be more cautious in his staking levels than was ideal.

Membership of the 2020 BOZmail is recommended for those with some experience of how the service works (at least a month to six weeks)  although new members will be admitted up to the subscription closing date on January 31st 2020 if places are still available. First chance to purchase subscription however will be made to current members only. The service will only be advertised to non members after December 31st 2019 if some places are still available. The capping of numbers for the service is hopefully self explanatory to those who have experience of the service.

There will be some changes to content although the main focus will remain on the daily LIM service and the to follow trading advices in UK horse racing. Tennis coverage of the women’s Grand Slams will be limited to Wimbledon and the French Open only in 2020. There will be ad hoc accumulator advices throughout the cycle as they arise. The staggered acca approach practised in 2019 however will be discontinued. Simply hasn’t been as successful as hoped.

Never afraid to cull its dead wood is the BOZmail!

There are plans to introduce a paddock watching element to the service and to organise various days at the races during the year for those interested in advancing paddock watching skills and using these as an enhancement to their punting profitability generally. Details of these days will be available to BOZmail annual subscriber members only and will come at no extra charge (other than responsibility for paying own course entrance fee). The Boz is also publishing a guide to UK paddock watching in 2020 and will thus be in attendance at all UK racecourses at some point during the year collecting material for the book.

If you have any questions or queries about 2020 BOZmail annual membership at this stage, please feel free to contact The BOZ direct as always via email ( TGH Trading will be in touch in the coming weeks with personal invites to all current members to purchase first chance 2020 membership detailing cost etc. Opening date for purchasing 2020 membership will be December 1st 2019. First come,first served. 

With thanks to all who have supported the service in 2019 and here’s to a highly profitable and enjoyable 2020!



 Good Luck with your bets.


The BOZmail golden rules:

1/ Try to look where others do not.

2/ Make sure your selections are as good as you can get them(the boz’s job here)

3/ Get your staking right (up when confident – down when less so or when managing bank)

4/ Do all in your power to get best price available(whether that be using price comparison sites or using partial staking techniques on the exchanges when unsure which way a price might go. Be careful not to take exchange ‘silly prices’ if you are going in early on a lay price or if a specified low lay tissue price goes on a significant drift. Always check bookmaker tissue prices first to get a guide on what to expect from the market if it is not yet properly formed on the exchanges. As from March 2019 onwards, advised not to take BETFAIR SP prices on lays following some adverse returns therein over the January/February period. The recommendation is always to secure a price (if possible) within the published parameters when actually placing the lay bet. Your discretion based on personal form study also encouraged to ensure you maximise returns.The staking advices are a general rather than rigid dictate – mainly for the less experienced and those not able to spend time watching markets develop and practising the optimum betting time skill.

5/ Always keep in mind the long term ‘importance of  breaking even’ philosophy and practice. This is very much used by The Boz in his staking advices and is recommended in your betting practices – especially during the down spells – in order to maintain a healthy and consistent bank.

6/ Always remember the BOZ does traditionally suffer from Murphys Law. If he expresses his opinion but states that he won’t be betting on it himself and isn’t making it an official tip, remember that historically these can be his best advices! The 2019 Grand National opinion expressed paid a £2,260-93 tricast for a £60 (£1×60) permed stake (five selections). 

7/ Never accept an overall loss. This has been the BOZ’s mantra for 22 years. The year the BOZmail posts an overall loss is the year he packs in.

“I play cautiously and strategically with bank management also always in mind. The staggered acca is the attempt to win large from small stake. The LIM is the cashbuilder to gradually accumulate profit over a 12 month period.”  Boz 

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