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The pros and cons of betting on horse racing

The pros and cons of betting on horse racing

Have you ever wondered why people are betting on horse racing? What drives them to risk their hard-earned money on the outcome of a bunch of horses running around a track? There is so much that can go wrong and often does. To the indifferent observer, the concept seems ridiculous. To make matters worse, there […]

May 27, 2019 | By More
Melbourne Cup lead-up form – key indicator of success

Melbourne Cup lead-up form – key indicator of success

Melbourne Cup lead-up form is the strongest indicator of success in the Melbourne Cup. Almost every Melbourne Cup winner over the years has shown progressive form leading up to the Cup. Moreover, Cup winners invariably show an exceptional performance in the race immediately prior to their Cup run. It therefore makes sense for punters to […]

May 13, 2019 | By More
How to find the Melbourne Cup winner

How to find the Melbourne Cup winner

The Melbourne Cup is by far the biggest race on the Australian racing calendar. It is the race that stops the nation and reaches a global audience of millions. It is therefore crucial for every self-respecting individual to find the Melbourne Cup winner. The Cup’s importance on the world stage is unparalleled. Well over 120 countries […]

May 7, 2019 | By More
Place betting for long-term profit in horse racing

Place betting for long-term profit in horse racing

Place betting is a popular way of securing long-term profitability in horse racing. The odds are far less but the chances of finishing in the first three are greater. With the right planning, the punter can make significant profits over a long period of time. Place betting is not only for the ladies Betting for […]

April 4, 2019 | By More
List of horse racing vernacular for punters

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 […]

March 11, 2019 | By More

Betting strategies

Proven strategies to win the trifecta in horse racing

Proven strategies to win the trifecta in horse racing

Trifecta betting is a challenging betting option in horse racing where you must select the first three placegetters in finishing order. There are massive payouts on offer for those lucky enough to win. Trifecta punters can be daunted by the number of combinations needed to cover all possible outcomes. However, I show you legitimate and […]

June 14, 2019 | By More
How to win betting on longshots in horse racing

How to win betting on longshots in horse racing

One of the most rewarding challenges for the average punter is to profit by betting on longshots.  It not only provides an instant thrill but also endless valuable material to brag to friends and family. However, in the overall scheme of things, a longshot has only a slim chance of winning. So for many punters, […]

April 16, 2019 | By More
Futures betting strategies for the Melbourne Cup

Futures betting strategies for the Melbourne Cup

Futures betting is one of the most popular types of betting on the Melbourne Cup, as it allows punters to bet many months in advance. Bets can be placed well in advance of the field being announced, even before nominations and acceptances are taken. The Melbourne Cup is a fantastic opportunity for betting on these […]

April 11, 2019 | By More
Quaddie betting for the price of a coffee

Quaddie betting for the price of a coffee

The quaddie, or quadrella, is notoriously difficult to win. You can increase your chances of winning in quaddie betting by taking more combinations. However, this also requires investing more money, ie; a larger cost of the bet. Flexi-betting has revolutionised quaddie betting by bringing it within reach of the small punter. By nominating the stake […]

March 29, 2019 | By More
Multi bets offer a wider punting experience

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 […]

March 21, 2019 | By More

Horse racing articles

Tatts Tiara provides Group 1 opportunity for future broodmares

Tatts Tiara provides Group 1 opportunity for future broodmares

The $500,000 Tatts Tiara at Eagle Farm, featuring a top quality field, is the final Group One of the season. The race provides a rare opportunity for these fillies and mares to achieve Group One status for their future careers in the breeding barn. The field of 18 runners is wide open so it makes […]

June 22, 2019 | By More
Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm

Stradbroke Handicap Day at Eagle Farm

Eagle Farm takes centre stage this weekend with 3 Group 1’s including the iconic feature event, the $1.5M Stradbroke Handicap. What a ripper race the Straddie is this year! A wide-open affair with enormous value for punters. Kiwi visitor and giant killer The Bostonian will attempt to carry top weight of 57kg and win a […]

June 8, 2019 | By More
Queensland Oaks – historical form analysis and betting tips

Queensland Oaks – historical form analysis and betting tips

The Queensland Oaks has been won by some exceptional fillies over the years and a field of 20 is set to contest the 2019 renewal at Doomben. In 2015, a filly by the name of Winx shocked racing fans with her monstrous win in the Queensland Oaks. It was the 2nd leg of a string […]

June 1, 2019 | By More
Historical form analysis for the SA Derby and Doomben 10000

Historical form analysis for the SA Derby and Doomben 10000

The Adelaide racing carnival continues this weekend with the Group 1 South Australian Derby at Morphettville. This is a strong classic race with many chances. In Brisbane, the racing steps up quickly with the running of the Doomben 10000, always a thrilling and wide-open affair. Our unique historical form analysis is here to uncover more […]

May 10, 2019 | By More
Preview of 2019 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival

Preview of 2019 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival

Racing’s spotlight shifts to South Australia this weekend for the start of the 2019 Adelaide Autumn Racing Carnival. The first day features two outstanding Group 1 races, the Robert Sangster Classic 1200m and the Schweppes Oaks 2000m. The Racing industry in South Australia is struggling through some hard times. However, the racing at the Adelaide […]

May 3, 2019 | By More

Other Recent Posts

The betting ring – the former hub of life on a racetrack

The betting ring – the former hub of life on a racetrack

The days of the betting ring being an integral part of activities on a metropolitan racetrack are long gone. They are now merely a token gesture on the part of raceclubs to entertain those beholden to the past. To stand “on the rails” at Sydney racetracks was an honour bestowed only on the best bookmakers, […]

April 24, 2019 | By More
Castelvecchio storms to victory in Group 1 Randwick mile

Castelvecchio storms to victory in Group 1 Randwick mile

Castelvecchio ($2.90) stormed home for villagebet punters in the Group 1 Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Randwick. The mighty son of Dundeel achieved Group One success and looks certain to carry on achieving success for connections. Castelvecchio recorded the fastest time by a two-year-old over the famous Randwick mile. “He’ll improve out of sight as a […]

April 22, 2019 | By More
Preview of the All Aged Stakes meeting at Randwick

Preview of the All Aged Stakes meeting at Randwick

The All Aged Stakes meeting on Easter Saturday at Randwick concludes a memorable 2019 Sydney autumn racing carnival. Two wide open Group 1 races, the All Aged Stakes (1400m) and the Champagne Stakes (1600m), represent highly competitive racing. The All Aged Stakes is the final “open age” Group 1 of the Sydney autumn and has […]

April 19, 2019 | By More
Winx farewell dominates The Championships Day 2

Winx farewell dominates The Championships Day 2

The Winx farewell race, the $4M Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, dominated The Championships Day 2 at Randwick. The great mare won her final race to the adoration of the massive crowd and the attention of race fans around the world. Not since Black Caviar have we seen such amazing and emotion-filled scenes on a […]

April 18, 2019 | By More
Preview of The Championships Day 2 at Randwick

Preview of The Championships Day 2 at Randwick

Day 2 of The Championships will be one for the ages! Winx will compete in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes in her final run as a racehorse before she heads off to the breeding barn. An astonishing career that will culminate in her 25th Group 1 victory, making a total of 37 career wins, […]

April 12, 2019 | By More
Monday kickback – The Championships Day 1 Review

Monday kickback – The Championships Day 1 Review

Beautiful sunshine greeted punters on the first day of The Championships at Randwick, which kicks off our Championships Day 1 Review. Extraordinary performances on the racetrack proved that the excitement for a thrilling days racing was not misplaced. The Australian Derby, TJ Smith, Doncaster Mile and Sires’ Produce were the feature G1 events but the […]

April 8, 2019 | By More
Preview of The Championships Day 1 at Randwick

Preview of The Championships Day 1 at Randwick

Sydney autumn racing moves to Royal Randwick for The Championships. One of the key racing programs on the Australian calendar, The Championships see thoroughbreds compete for over $20 million in prize money. The Championships Day 1 features the Group 1 $2 million Australian Derby and the Group 1 $3 million Doncaster Mile. If that’s not […]

April 5, 2019 | By More
Avilius and Verry Elleegant dominate our punting review

Avilius and Verry Elleegant dominate our punting review

Avilius and Verry Elleegant are the highlights in our punting review on Tancred Stakes Day. The meeting was marred somewhat by an avalanche of scratchings due to the heavy ground but the feature events turned in sterling performances. It was a day when our “solid bet” selection, Avilius, cruised to victory in the $1.5M Group […]

April 1, 2019 | By More
Betting tips for the Tancred Stakes meeting at Rosehill

Betting tips for the Tancred Stakes meeting at Rosehill

The Tancred Stakes headlines the final day of the Rosehill Autumn Carnival in Sydney. We have some great betting tips for this exciting race, won previously by exceptional thoroughbreds such as Makybe Diva, Tie The Knot and Octagonal. The $0.5M Vinery Stud Stakes for 3YO fillies is also a fascinating contest with the runners looking […]

March 28, 2019 | By More
Value winners hard to find on Golden Slipper Day

Value winners hard to find on Golden Slipper Day

Golden Slipper day was great for the racing purists but for us punters, good value winners were hard to find. Several short-priced favourites won for the big punters who invested thousands to win a small percentage. Villagebet tipping service found 4 winners but unfortunately, nothing for the small time punters to get excited about. No holiday in the […]

March 26, 2019 | By More
Golden Slipper history points to three chances

Golden Slipper history points to three chances

It’s Golden Slipper Day at Rosehill with 5 Group One races on the program to delight racing fans. The $3.5M Golden Slipper Stakes is the feature, due to run at 4:30pm. As usual, the Golden Slipper is a wide open affair, with the colt Cosmic Force currently favourite at $4.60. Betting odds are likely to […]

March 22, 2019 | By More
Best bets for the All Star Mile and Coolmore Classic

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 […]

March 15, 2019 | By More