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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 | Reply 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 | Reply More
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 | 1 Reply 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 | 1 Reply 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 | 1 Reply More

Punting advice

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 | Reply 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 | 2 Replies 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 | 1 Reply 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 | Reply More
Follow jockeys in the premiership title race

Follow jockeys in the premiership title race

The end of the racing season is the time of year when a select group of jockeys are unashamedly desperate. Desperate to ride winners! These are the jockeys in contention for premiership titles.

February 22, 2019 | By | Reply More

Betting strategies

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 | 1 Reply 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 | 2 Replies 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 in quaddie betting by taking more combinations but this also requires 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 at the outset, the punter can […]

March 29, 2019 | By | 1 Reply 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 | 1 Reply More
Obscure betting strategies to beat the bookies

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 […]

March 8, 2019 | By | Reply More

Other Recent Posts

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 | 1 Reply 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 | 2 Replies 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 | 1 Reply 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 | Reply 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 | Reply 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 | 1 Reply 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 | Reply 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 | Reply 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 | Reply More
Precedents abound on Autumn’s Super Saturday

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 […]

March 8, 2019 | By | Reply More
Historical pointers for Australian Guineas day

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, […]

February 28, 2019 | By | Reply More
Staking plan to ensure a winning day at the races

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 […]

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More