Advice

  • Jan- 2014 -
    20 January

    Structuring Your Betting

    Finding your selections and placing your  bets is only one part of betting successfully. You also need to have a structure for your betting that takes into account next week, next month and even next year! This is your business plan. It’s this planning that separates those who enjoy betting as a hobby and those who want to make serious…

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  • 13 January

    KISS – Keeping It Simple, Stupid

    You’ve probably heard the phrase KISS before. I got an email from a reader asking if I could show a method of finding contenders that was very simple. He didn’t want to get into the statistics or anything complex. Just something simple that could enhance his enjoyment of racing. This got me thinking. After all, I usually write with a…

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  • 6 January

    5 Minute Race Analysis

    Two and a half years ago I made a video which showed how to analyse a race in just three minutes. It has been one of the most popular posts on the blog but it was made before I had much experience in making videos and so… …I thought it was time to redo it. I extended the time to…

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  • Dec- 2013 -
    30 December

    Brain Re-Arrange

    It’s only two days until 2014, I can’t believe how quickly 2013 has gone! I’m one of those people who love new year, and the reason is that I always feel like it’s a time to reflect on the year that’s just finish and create new goals for the coming year. These can be both personal and work goals. I…

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  • 23 December

    Won Last Time Out – How Important Is It Really?

    There was a discussion taking place in our members forum recently about how far back in a horses history a win is still an important factor and, with that in mind, I thought that I would take a look at how important a row of wins are in betting. Is have the last race as a winner just as important…

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  • 16 December

    A Punters Phenomenon

    There’s an interesting phenomenon amongst punters finding their own selections. Most bettors feel that they have to place a bet in every race or have a lot of action every day. Why? Do we need to have a lot of selections every day? Do we need to be able to bet in every race to make a profit? No. So…

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  • 9 December

    Finding A Profit In Chase Races

    One of the most popular articles I’ve written is about stats on the All Weather. So, since we’re now in the jumps season I thought I’d write a version for chase races! To start I’m going to look at the performance of the top three horses in the betting with data going back to 2007. When we break this down…

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  • 2 December

    Only Bet On Proven Horses

    Betting is all about assessing risk. When we bet on a horse to win we are looking at the chance it has of winning compared to the odds available and determining whether the risk is worthwhile. By placing the bet we have decided that the risk is acceptable to us. So far so good. But… Are you taking risk where…

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  • Nov- 2013 -
    25 November

    Moving Markets To Make Profits

    There is nothing new about moving markets. It’s something that’s done by many people a lot of the time, but in terms of sports betting it’s probably most commonly known to take place on Betfair by traders. When trading on a horse they may need the market to move in a particular direction in order to complete their trade. If…

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  • 18 November

    How To Find A Profitable Tipster

    It’s a fact that the majority of people don’t have time to find their own selections. Not only do you need to learn the skill of being able to do it and make a regular profit, but you also need to have the time each day to go through the race cards. So what do you do if you want…

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  • 13 November

    Dutching The Forecast

    Today we’ve got a quick and simple way to find an amazingly large amount of winners. It involves dutching which means… You’re going to have to do a bit of maths. But I promise it’s very simple J When betting outside of handicaps, and focussing on the top three in the betting, we can expect to find a staggering 70%…

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  • 11 November

    Are You Tracking Your Bets The RIGHT Way?

    Download Your Tracking Spreadsheet Here (if you like it, please share this post) Over 90% of betting public fail at the first betting hurdle. This hurdle is not difficult, requires no special skills and does not take much learning. But… it requires the dedication to spend 20 minutes of your time on it every day. It is… tracking your bets!…

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  • 9 November

    Multiple Bets WILL Break Your Bank!

    The bookies want us to do multiple bets… In fact they‘ll do almost anything to make them more attractive than they may already appear. You know the feeling when you’ve picked out three winners in a row and you think “if only I’d done them in a treble.” Fair enough, but I thought I’d write about how they work, why…

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  • 4 November

    To Specialise Or Not To Specialise?

    What do you do in your day job? Are you an expert in it? The question, “To Specialise Or Not To Specialise?”, is a very important one for us bettors. It’s a question that we should all be asking ourselves. Yet, it’s a question that almost nobody does. I used to design shoes. I fell into it by mistake but…

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  • Oct- 2013 -
    28 October

    The Quick And Dirty Pace System

    Today I’ve got something very different for you… I’m going to show you how you can make profits using a free website and a pace system. Get a cup of tea and make yourself comfortable because you’re going to love this! We’re going to be looking for Lone Fast Pace races that are no longer than seven furlongs. If you’re…

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  • 24 October

    Here’s How To Do It [The Video!]

    You Can Check Out The Original Article Here Get Your Copy Of The Racing Dossier Now

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  • 21 October

    Here’s How To Do It!

    It was my wife’s birthday recently. She’s a pretty new wife, 2.5 months to be precise, although we’ve been together for coming up ten years. To celebrate we arranged for our friends to join us in a local pub for a bit of food and some quiet drinks. Quiet wasn’t exactly what happened, but I’m getting ahead of myself. There…

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  • 14 October

    Bayes Theorem In Horse Racing – Everything You Need To Know

    Today I’m going to follow on from my original article about Bayes Theorem. I was excited to see that it caused quite a stir and I want to make sure that by the end of today you know exactly how to create the likelihood ratios needed to use it in racing and… …I’m going to do an example with some…

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  • 7 October

    If You’re Doing This You’re Crazy!

    The other day I was at dinner with one of my best friends and his fiance. He is the director of a very successful company and he loves to regale people with stories of what has happened during the week amongst his staff. The story he was telling on this particular evening was about a member of staff who had…

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  • 3 October

    One Electric Saw, One Sofa = Improved Betting

    At last my back is starting to ease up a bit. Of course it could be the painkillers, but I prefer to think that it’s easing up 🙂 We’re having a new sofa delivered today and we had to get the two old ones out of our flat. The first one had already been removed by myself… there’s suspicion that…

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