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I used to really enjoy F1, but the more it becomes about technology and tactics rather than the skill and guts of the driver, the less I care about it. Motor sports that are far more level - NASCAR, MotoGP etc are more exciting to me as a fan and also as a trader, because the lead changes frequently, and you never know who has won until the very end.

Trading the lower classes of MotoGP is brilliant - highly competitive, markets with big margins meaning if you keep offering a price and not take too many risks, you can end up with a very nice book as above. And you don't even need to worry about the final result!

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Villiers StakesRandwick, G2, 1600m
1615 local time, 0515 GMT

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The most reliable guide to the Gr2 Villiers has always been the Festival Stakes.

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12 [8.0] Keep Cool (54) 80-1

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