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Top ten for bettingexpert and second place for Easyodds

Stephen Harris from bettingexpert moved back into the top ten after collecting a huge 15.72 points from four race wins, whilst Jacob Johns enjoyed an ‘easy’ Tipster Challenge debut at Towcester to enter in second place.

The deputy editor at Easyodds picked up short odds victories on Bandon Roc (8/13) and Solighoster (1/10), before matching Harris’ 7/1 win on Snowball in the 4:10 for a total of 7.72 points.

Meanwhile, the experts from Timeform dropped two places to 14th after returning just the 0.72 points from Bandon Roc and Solighoster for a weekly average of 2.94 after 18 weeks of action.

Race Winners at Towcester:

  1. Bandon Roc 8/13
  2. Two Swallows – 11/4
  3. Buttercup – 8/1
  4. Solighoster – 1/10
  5. Snowball – 7/1
  6. Destined To Shine 25/1

Tipster Challenge 2016/17 Leaderboard

RankTipsterRace WinsPoints
1Alan Alger - Betway311.41
2Jacob Johns - Easyodds37.72
3Phillip Anderson - Before The Off36.17
4Ciaran O'Brien - William Hill35.29
5Ben Cleminson - Square in the Air14.50
6John Hill - Coral24.25
7Alex Donohue - Ladbrokes24.11
8Michael Shinners - Sky Bet24.00
9Stuart Tilly - Argyll Entertainment14.00
10bettingexpert1.503.79
11Trevor Keane - Sportego23.50
12Matthew Hulmes - Betfred23.25
13Paddy Power13.00
14Timeform1.782.94
15Russell Yershon11.88
16Charlie McCann - BetVictor11.75
17Stephen Power - @racingblogger21.69
18John Cruces - Dafabet11.25
19Michael Whittle - Team FA10.91
20Ed Nicholson - Unibet10.73
  • bettingexpert, Timeform and a rotation of guests will be providing expert tips for a specific Wednesday race meet.
  • We will keep record of points won each week and the number of race wins for each.
  • The guests will compete individually, with their points going up against the average totals for bettingexpert and Timeform.
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