Saturday Stats Accumulator Blog With Paddy Power

21/1 Saturday Stats Acca

14:05 Ascot - Politologue To Win

The first selection in the Stats Accumulator with Paddy Power comes from Ascot in the Grade 2 Christy 1965 Chase over 2 miles 5 furlongs and we have picked Politologue to win the race.

This grey seven year old trained by Paul Nicholls was in fine form at the back end of last season and went on to take the Grade 1 JLT Melling Chase at Aintree.

This horse is top chaser and his trainer Paul Nicholls is in flying form at the moment and is running at a strike rate of 27 percent over the last 14 days. With this when Nicholls and owner John Hales team up they are working at a strike rate of 31 percent over the last 12 months.

14:35 Lingfield - Captain Lars To Place

The second horse of the bet comes from the all weather at Lingfield and it comes in the Class 4 over five furlongs and we have gone with Captain Lars to place.

This Archie Watson trained nine year old is an ultra consistent sprinter who has won 22 races with 10 of them coming this season. He has placed five times in his last six runs and has won two of them one over course and distance.

Trainer Archie Watson loves it at this track and for the last 12 months is running at a strike rate of 26 percent for his runners at the track. With this, when teaming up with claimer in the saddle tomorrow Thomas Greatrex they are working at a record of 43 percent .

15:00 Haydock - Might Bite To Win

The penultimate horse of the stats bet comes in the feature race of the day at Haydock and on the Saturday in British racing in the Grade 1 Betfair Chase over 3 miles 1 1/2 furlong and we have gone with Might Bite to win.

The Nicky Henderson trained chasing superstar has won four Grade 1s and last season was superb picking up the King George at Kempton and finishing a narrow second in the Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Henderson always seems to be in a rich vein of form and he still is working at 22 percent for the last 14 days. Nico de Boinville is back in the saddle after his injury and when teaming up with the trainer they have a record of 31 percent over the last year. The owners of Might Bite have seen him go on to win some great races under Nicky Henderson ad they pose a 66.6 percent strike rate with him.

15:15 Ascot - Modus To Place

The final horse in the Stats Accumulator with Paddy Power comes at Ascot in the Class 2 handicap Chase over 2 miles 1 furlong and we have selected Modus to go on and place.

This Paul Nicholls trained chaser is a horse to watch out for this season after making a really good seasonal appearance at Cheltenham when taking the Randox Health Handicap Chase beating some good horses.

Trainer Paul Nicholls is in flying form at the moment and is running at a strike rate of 27 percent over the last 14 days. Barry Geraghty is in the saddle tomorrow for owner J P McManus and when they have worked together this year they are posing a 20 percent strike rate.

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