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Archive for April, 2019

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
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
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
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
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
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
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