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Wednesday aths previews

Quick write-up, I'm on Ch 498 (Primetime on Sky platform) tonight at 7pm in the punters show.

W400m Hurdles

Natalya Antyukh is favourite here but I fear she has shown her cards too soon. She ran her fastest time for two years in the semi, and she'll need to better that again to win the final. Lashinda Demus holds a 6:1 record over the Russian in finals, and has a history of taking at least a second off her time for the final.

At around 9/4 she is a great bet.

2pts Demus 3.4 Bet365, Sportingbet (bet down to 2.8)


W Long Jump

Brittney Reese is clear favourite but struggled to clear qualifying. If she jumps 7.15, she wins. But that's a big if at major events and there's a pack of wolves baying at her heels. Deloach is the one coming through to put pressure on her, while the eastern bloc of Nazarova, Sokolova and Mironchyk-Ivanova should ensure the winner needs to jump 6.85m at least. And then there's Proctor for the home nation.

I'm willing to risk Reece at around evens with a small play on Deloach.

Lay Reece at 2.2 or lower (may need to let this run in-play) on Betfair, risking one unit.

0.5pts Back Deloach 10 Stan James (9 Lads, bet down to 7)

Women's 200

Felix wins easily, she is like Frankel. Richards-Ross to take silver, there are a few w/o Felix markets out there.

1pt Richards-Ross (w/o Felix) 5/2 Paddys, Ladbrokes


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