Competitions SuperCoach Racing Autumn 2019

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How many horses in one race is to many? Sounds like "Is three dogs midfielders too many? :p

In the Oaks I am tempted to start five - Colette, Probabeel, Shout The Bar, Nudge and Toffee Tongue. They all seem good value and good chances. Should they finish as the first five the stable earns 128 (40 + 32+ 24 +18 + 14) plus any captain bonus. Unlikely the will finish as the top 5, but perhaps it is a strategy that might just work? That leaves 5 picks to cover the other races.

Thoughts?
 
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How many horses in one race is to many? Sounds like "Is three dogs midfielders too many? :p

In the Oaks I am tempted to start five - Colette, Probabeel, Shout The Bar, Nudge and Toffee Tongue. They all seem good value and good chances. Should they finish as the first five the stable earns 128 (40 + 32+ 24 +18 + 14) plus any captain bonus. Unlikely the will finish as the top 5, but perhaps it is a strategy that might just work? That leaves 5 picks to cover the other races.

Thoughts?
It's sort of like banking a 110-115 VC score in SC. Some weeks it will work out well, it guards against a completely disastrous result, but limits your upper end quite a bit.
As you pointed out, the best result is 128, but 3 of your picks are stuck with a maximum score of 56 between them. If you were able to put together a maximum scoring team from there, your upside potential score is:
128 + 40 + 40 + 40 + 32 + 32 = 312 + jockey + Captain.
Whereas in theory, the maximum score this week is:
40 + 40 + 40 + 40 + 32 + 32 + 32 +32 + 32 + 32 = 352 + jockey + Captain.
If it were a smaller field than 14, say 8 or 9 at the max, the idea would have more merit. I actually did have 5 in a Gp1 in the Spring, in a race with 7 runners, where they were pretty much the cheapest runners available (nearly the case here), and there was only 1 other Gp1 race on the card, and from memory, 2 or 3 Gp2's.
I think 5 is overkill in this case, but I can see a good argument for 3, and possibly 4, if it gives you the $$$ to be well represented in the other Gp1 + 2's.
 

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I'm tossing up between 3 teams. They each have 5 horses in common, and JMac as Jockey.

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Team A has the highest Projected score I can piece together, but has the problem of 3 picks in Race 1, which can only potentially total 44 points, hence it's Potential score is a lot lower than Team B's.
Team B has a great Potential score, but it's Projected score is slightly lower than I'd like.
Team C is somewhat of a balance between the Team A & Team B.
Team A has Young Rascal Captain, while Team's B & C have my preferece for Danon Premium to Captain.
I'm currently leaning towards Team B.
 
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How many horses in one race is to many? Sounds like "Is three dogs midfielders too many? :p

In the Oaks I am tempted to start five - Colette, Probabeel, Shout The Bar, Nudge and Toffee Tongue. They all seem good value and good chances. Should they finish as the first five the stable earns 128 (40 + 32+ 24 +18 + 14) plus any captain bonus. Unlikely the will finish as the top 5, but perhaps it is a strategy that might just work? That leaves 5 picks to cover the other races.

Thoughts?
Just remember that whichever horse you take out to help your numbers will come first
 
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