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Multi bets offer a wider punting experience

March 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
Multi bets offer a wider punting experience

Multi bets are often advertised and spoken about on mainstream sports media. They were first promoted as a novelty bet but now command a healthy percentage of a punter’s overall investment. Little wonder that new types of multi bets are coming from corporate bookmakers at a rapid rate. Multi bets are also used by serious […]

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Best bets for the All Star Mile and Coolmore Classic

March 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Best bets for the All Star Mile and Coolmore Classic

All eyes are on Flemington, to see how the All Star Mile fits into the scheme of Australian racing. Meanwhile, at Rosehill the fillies and mares provide a very intriguing and competitive race in the G1 Coolmore Classic. Why don’t you try Neds this weekend? It has the complete tool box for punters to make […]

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List of horse racing vernacular for punters

March 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
List of horse racing vernacular for punters

A punter experiences all the ups and downs, heartache and ecstasy, unparalleled thrills and life-sapping disappointment that life has to offer. Hence, punters have developed their own horse racing vernacular to describe the frustration and pain of risking and often losing their hard-earned. The punters verse of lamentation and anguish has been developed over the […]

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Precedents abound on Autumn’s Super Saturday

March 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Precedents abound on Autumn’s Super Saturday

The Australian Cup and Newmarket Handicap is the premier big race double on Autumn’s Super Saturday at Flemington. A superb showcase of racing is in store, highlighted by the two prestigious Group Ones, but plenty of other great races are also on the program to feast upon. For the Australian Cup 2000m, the obvious lead […]

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Obscure betting strategies to beat the bookies

March 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Obscure betting strategies to beat the bookies

While serious punters pour over video replays and sectional times, another group of punters employ more obscure betting strategies to find a winner. These punters are not averse to landing big paydays because much of their betting logic relies on random chance. Not that they would admit it. They can be found at smaller betting […]

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Historical pointers for Australian Guineas day

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Historical pointers for Australian Guineas day

Caulfield put on a great show last week with three Group 1’s to delight Australian race fans. Now we turn our attention to Flemington for the next three Saturdays. The carnival kicks off with the $1M G1 Australian Guineas 1600m. The race has seen some great horses win. It has developed into a stallion-making race, […]

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Staking plan to ensure a winning day at the races

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Staking plan to ensure a winning day at the races

Many punters enjoy a big win but they often go home with an overall loss because they failed to use a staking plan. A staking plan can be employed to ensure an overall profitable day at the races. Here we show you how you can use a “dutching” staking plan to ensure an overall profit […]

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How to turn bookmaker free bets into real cash

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
How to turn bookmaker free bets into real cash

Before it became illegal in some jurisdictions, many corporate bookmakers offered free bets to entice new members to join up. It was a successful strategy that attracted new players who would continue to bet after their free bonuses had inevitably run out. Free bets are now also offered as compensation or insurance when your horse […]

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Betting companies offer insurance on your bets

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Betting companies offer insurance on your bets

Have you ever wanted to take out insurance on your bets? That is, receive some type of compensation if your bet loses? How good would that be? To make a bet knowing that if it loses, you’ll be compensated. A familiar tale of woe The story is familiar to most punters. You found a gem. […]

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Discover hidden value in horse race entries

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Discover hidden value in horse race entries

When looking for hidden value in horse racing betting, it pays to keep a close eye on nominations and acceptances for the big races. Sometimes a horse will appear in the acceptances that was previously thought not to be running. This represents hidden value for punters. A change of heart from connections might see a […]

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Warmer weather brings increased value for punters

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Warmer weather brings increased value for punters

Cometh the sunshine! With the onset of warmer weather, the transition of racetrack ratings from heavy to soft brings great value for punters. Poetic piece The winter is cold and wet. Heavy tracks wreak havoc on form. Punters are exasperated. However, hold fast as Spring is nigh. The sun rises from its slumber. Spring warms […]

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Does a sure thing exist in horse racing?

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Does a sure thing exist in horse racing?

A sure thing is something 100% guaranteed. No questions asked, no strings attached, no guilt. A sure thing is handed to you on a plate, ready for the taking. Is there such a thing in horse racing? A sure thing in horse racing is a bet that has next to no possibility of losing. You […]

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Class in horse racing gives punters the edge

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
Class in horse racing gives punters the edge

One of my most important criteria in punting is identifying horses that have a class edge. Class in horse racing is an enigmatic characteristic that has occupied the minds of analysts since the 18th century. The benchmark rating system only goes part way in defining it. A horse that’s been competitive in Group company can have […]

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History repeats for the astute horse racing punter

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More
History repeats for the astute horse racing punter

How often do horses win a race that they had won the previous year? If the horse is training well and free of any health issues, it makes sense that history repeats and they can win again. Leaving aside the age-restricted races, it’s something to keep in mind as a value punter. There is little […]

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