Punting advice

How to find the best free horse racing tips

How to find the best free horse racing tips

Access to the best free horse racing tips is critical for the punter to ensure a successful day. Even if the luck doesn’t flow in the right direction, at least the punter knows that his decisions are based on informed and qualified advice. But how do you find the right advice? Punters typically search the […]

November 2, 2019 | By More
Red-letter day at Caulfield for Villagebet free racing tips

Red-letter day at Caulfield for Villagebet free racing tips

A barnstorming finish by Super Seth in the Caulfield Guineas capped off a red-letter day for villagebet’s free racing tips. Super Seth was the “Weekend Special” on Villagebet’s Racing Tips and Best Bets page on the Saturday morning. Super Seth was also top selection for the Guineas in our historical form analysis feature, published every […]

October 25, 2019 | By More
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

Betting strategies

Bet Boost increases your winnings on horseracing markets

Bet Boost increases your winnings on horseracing markets

Bet boost adds a little extra to your bet dividend. It’s available as you place your bet, so just click on the bet boost button and watch the size of your potential winnings increase. Boost your bet and increase your winnings on sports and horseracing markets. Whether you win or lose, getting good odds on […]

October 20, 2019 | By More
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

Horse racing articles

2019 Melbourne Cup analysis – runner by runner

2019 Melbourne Cup analysis – runner by runner

The Melbourne Cup is the race that stops the nation and viewed by millions of people world-wide. First run in 1861, the Melbourne Cup is indelibly linked in the Australian psyche for over 150 years. The Melbourne Cup is an Australian institution so finding the winner is an important national challenge, up there with singing […]

November 5, 2019 | By More
Derby Day – the finest of thoroughbreds and fashion

Derby Day – the finest of thoroughbreds and fashion

The Spring Carnival in Melbourne is one of the biggest sporting carnivals in the world and kicks off with Victoria Derby Day, the greatest thoroughbred race day of the year. There is nothing like being in Melbourne for Cup week and not even a wet Saturday will dampen the spirits of the near hundred thousand […]

November 2, 2019 | By More
2019 Cox Plate historical form analysis

2019 Cox Plate historical form analysis

The 2019 Cox Plate is the first of the post-Winx era. The great mare was successful in the past 4 years (2015-2018) putting the race out of reach for the best of the best. The Cox Plate winner is the champion of champions for that season. No other race encapsulates what it is to be […]

October 26, 2019 | By More
Caulfield Cup – a race rich in grit and history

Caulfield Cup – a race rich in grit and history

The attention of racegoers across the nation turns to Caulfield this weekend for the running of the Group 1 Caulfield Cup, one of Australia’s big quartet of feature horse racing events. The Caulfield Cup is rich in history and previous winners include most of the champions of Australian racing. It is the premier mile and […]

October 18, 2019 | By More
Caulfield Guineas Day – Australia’s current and future stars

Caulfield Guineas Day – Australia’s current and future stars

Caulfield Guineas Day is one of Australia’s greatest race days. Every year, the elite thoroughbreds of Australia compete to establish who is best in class. The day features a smorgasbord of prestigious Group Ones, highlighted by the stallion-making, premier mile race for 3YOs in the country. The Thousand Guineas for fillies The first Group One […]

October 12, 2019 | By More

Online gambling

Online betting industry continues upward growth trend

Online betting industry continues upward growth trend

Everywhere in the world, the betting industry is continuously growing. The growth rate is expected to continue increasing in the coming years. In 2016, according to reports by Statista.com, betting industry grossed revenue of $115 billion in 2016, and it is expected to increase to $150 billion by the end of 2019. One of the […]

August 28, 2019 | By More

Other Recent Posts

Turnbull Stakes and Epsom headline Flemington and Randwick

Turnbull Stakes and Epsom headline Flemington and Randwick

The Turnbull Stakes and the Epsom are the main features at Flemington and Randwick today. A total of 4 scheduled Group Ones signal an emphatic return of the Spring racing carnivals, after close of the football seasons. Each week at Villagebet, we offer a unique perspective to form analysis by trying to identify winners based […]

October 5, 2019 | By More
So Si Bon ready for G1 glory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

So Si Bon ready for G1 glory in the Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes

The Sir Rupert Clarke Stakes and the George Main Stakes are the two feature Group One’s this weekend. Both offer plenty of value for punters. The 1600m George Main Stakes is a WFA feature in the harbour city. Down south in the Victorian capital, Caulfield hosts the Sir Rupert Clarke, a 1400m handicap. Caulfield feature […]

September 21, 2019 | By More
Makybe Diva Stakes to feature on mystic journey to Cox Plate

Makybe Diva Stakes to feature on mystic journey to Cox Plate

By mid-September in Australia, the Spring Racing Carnival really kicks into gear with the time-honoured Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington taking centre stage. The G1 Makybe Diva Stakes, known by more experienced racing folk as the Craiglee Stakes, has an auspicious list of winners. Household names such as Dual Choice, Dulcify, Ming Dynasty, Weekend Hussler […]

September 14, 2019 | By More
Enable – champion racehorse returns for third consecutive Arc

Enable – champion racehorse returns for third consecutive Arc

The Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is less than a month away for punters now. There is a feeling that racegoers are about to witness history in France as the irresistible Enable wins the Group 1 race for the third straight year. The star of Enable has been taken to greater heights this season, but […]

September 8, 2019 | By More
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
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