Hugh Taylor

    Hugh has a fancy in action at Kempton on Wednesday evening.

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Updated 9.35 - no further bets today

** Hugh recorded a +207pts profit for 2015 with a return on investment of 1.336, his highest ROI ever. **

I’ve struggled to find anything I really like at the prices today, but it might be worth taking a chance on MOHATEM in the 1m3f handicap at Kempton (8.10).

Mohatem is obviously returning from a long absence so clearly has a bit to prove, but he kept good company in his four previous starts, winning a Newmarket maiden on his second outing, then contesting a traditionally competitive 3yo handicap at the Craven meeting before making no show in the London Gold Cup at Newbury.

He’s very much bred to be suited by this surface – his dam was runner-up in a Grade One event on Polytrack – and it’s interesting that he has been retained for so long by his owners.

This is a competitive event, and Charlie’s Mate (who unsurprisingly has been very well found in the market) has an obvious chance after recording a very fast time running into one last time, but Mohatem is completely unexposed on this surface and might be the type to flourish on it.

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Hugh recorded a +207pts profit for 2015 with a return on investment of 1.34, his highest ROI ever. You can view his monthly figures by clicking the links below:
2016 results
2015 results ROI 1.34 +207pts
2014 results ROI 1.32 +199.79pts 
2013 results ROI 1.32 +210pts
2012 results ROI 1.31 +222.65pts
2011 results ROI 1.28 +302.64 pts
2010 results ROI 1.23 +324.79 pts
2009 results ROI 1.26 +500.36 pts


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