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All-Weather Racing: Finding An Edge…

Dave Bellingham Sandform

Wednesday 2nd September 2020

We welcome back All-Weather specialist Dave Bellingham today. Dave is arguably the UK’s foremost analyst on All-Weather tracks, having worked for Raceform and the Racing Post from 1997 until 2018. He now writes his own blog Sandform and continues to develop the speed ratings that made his name and reputation.

Over to Dave…

Finding An Edge – why specific track form is vital in All-Weather racing by Dave Bellingham

When All-Weather (AW) racing started in this country back in 1989, it was suggested then that you wouldn’t be able to rely on turf form being replicated on artificial surfaces, which soon became obvious. However, I would also argue that you can’t rely on form being replicated between all-weather tracks with the same surface, let alone a different one. read more