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5 Steps on starting your own horse racing club

5 Steps on starting your own horse racing club

It is a great idea to have your own horse racing club, but to make it a profitable business you need excellent planning. Like running any business, it’s important to know the basics, from knowing your financials to managing staff and resources. Owners of horse racing clubs usually have much knowledge about the sport. They […]

September 30, 2021 | By More
Blackmore a trailblazer for women in horse racing

Blackmore a trailblazer for women in horse racing

Everyone always remembers firsts. Over the last decade in the sport of horse racing, there have been plenty of those for female jockeys and women in horse racing. In 2021, Rachael Blackmore rode the winner of the most famous race of all. The Grand National. The hope moving forward is that women’s exploits in the saddle […]

May 29, 2021 | By More
2021 Preakness Stakes Odds – Early line betting

2021 Preakness Stakes Odds – Early line betting

Saturday, May 15th, 2021 is the date of the second leg of the Triple Crown, the 2021 Preakness Stakes. All eyes will be on Medina Spirit to see if he is the real deal or just a one-hit Kentucky Derby-winning wonder. The Bob Baffert trained colt was a 12-1 shot at Churchill Downs nearly two weeks ago. […]

May 13, 2021 | By More
5 lessons for punters on horse racing’s biggest payday

5 lessons for punters on horse racing’s biggest payday

Australian Guineas Day at Flemington and Chipping Norton Stakes Day at Randwick on 27th Feb 2021, were rife with upsets, boilers and blowouts. While most of us punters were left beaten and forlorn, some smart punters were busy counting their mountains of cash. What did they know that others didn’t? What can we learn from […]

March 17, 2021 | By More
How to bet on favourites in horse racing

How to bet on favourites in horse racing

Favourites win more often so it makes sense to bet at the top of the market. This article outlines several ways in which the punter can make healthy returns by betting on favourites. We also consider some of the traps that punters must avoid in order to achieve positive revenue outcomes.

August 5, 2020 | By More
A quick guide to the Melbourne Cup 2020

A quick guide to the Melbourne Cup 2020

If you are based in Australia and enjoy staying up to date with the world of horse racing, you’ll likely have heard of the Melbourne Cup. The Cup is Australia’s most famous thoroughbred horse race. It takes place every single year. Horse racing fans and jockeys come from across Australia just to see what all […]

June 23, 2020 | By More
Track bias in horse racing – an important guide for punters

Track bias in horse racing – an important guide for punters

Track bias can offer great assistance to the serious punter. Understanding the nature and origin of track bias allows the punter to gain more confidence in the assessment of race form. Some horses are ruled out of contention by track bias whereas others gain significant advantage. However, it is important to identify the bias and […]

March 20, 2020 | By More
Big punters love to bet on horse racing in Australia

Big punters love to bet on horse racing in Australia

Australia is a world-leading environment for betting on horse racing. No wonder some of the biggest international punters regularly come to this part of the world to bet on the big races. Horse racing is a super popular sport in this country, and as such is highly regulated and controlled. Racing authorities quickly deal with […]

January 13, 2020 | By More
Reasons why you shouldn’t stop punting on horse racing

Reasons why you shouldn’t stop punting on horse racing

You’ve come across many articles in the media telling you countless reasons why you should stop punting on horse racing. There are so many negative stereotypes. It makes you feel guilty about continuing with your favourite past-time activity. But have you wondered why people still bet the horses, and why new ways to bet keep […]

November 30, 2019 | By More
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
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
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
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