Sheffield’s favourite sprinter Ballycowen Colm (Head Bound-Ballycowen Sal, Apr 15) moved to the top of the open race table for 2018 when landing his ninth open of the year on Tuesday night.
Lisa Stephenson’s white and black went to boxes at 4-5f and despite not trapping at his best, never gave punters a moment’s fright to clock 16.13 (-20) for the 280m.
It was his 13th race of the year giving him a 69% success rate. In fact, he has a career record of 32 wins from 67.
Put another way, if you had placed a £10 bet on Colm every time he went to the Sheffield sprint boxes, you would currently be £226 in profit.
The ladies dominate the top of the table with Yvonne Gaskin’s dual distance winner (225/400) Chopchop Hope (Ballymac Vic-Auntie, Jul 15) in second slot with eight wins from 15 outings.
Another Tyke, Swift Aspen (Kinloch Brae-Swift Palmer) has seven wins from 12 races hasn’t run in the last month.
A special mention too for Oakfield Caesar who has 108 races on his card – to date.