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  • Sep- 2013 -
    2 September

    Pace Analysis Part 3 – Pace Ratings

    Following my last two articles: Pace Analysis Pace Analysis Part 2 – Track Pace Bias I’m going to finish of this mini-series on pace today by looking at how we can create pace ratings. The previous two articles looked at how we can find selections from races by using pace and how we can determine if the bias on the…

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  • Aug- 2013 -
    26 August

    Pace Analysis Part 2 – Track Pace Bias

    Following on from my last article about pace analysis, today we’re going to look at how we can use track pace bias to determine whether or not a horse should be a selection or not. This is an advanced method of handicapping which most people don’t use, which means that it can give us an excellent edge in our betting.…

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  • 19 August

    Pace Analysis

    Today I want to share with you information on an area of race analysis that isn’t often written about in the UK, yet it is considered to be one of the most important factors everywhere else in the world. So why do we rarely see any information on it? Because in the UK it is a very difficult thing to…

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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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  • Oct- 2012 -
    22 October

    Post Race Analysis – What you should look for

    I would say that the majority of punters are only interested in whether their bet won or lost. They don’t watch the race while it is happening, and they don’t watch it after it has happened either. This is a big mistake, especially when you are learning to bet profitably. If your bet has won then you have done your…

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  • Sep- 2010 -
    28 September

    An Analysis Of Group 1 Races

    Guest article written by David Renham from and The other day I was calculating how many hours a week I put into horse racing. For most people a 40 hour week is pretty standard, but unlike the majority of people I work 7 days a week not 5. That tends to mount up extra hours pretty quickly especially…

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  • Aug- 2010 -
    26 August

    The Dosage Method – The Alternative Analysis Tool Part Two

    Guest post written by Ben Aitken from The Betting School In part two, you can read part one by clicking here, of my introduction to Dosage series I’m going to explain to you how Dosage is calculated and exactly what the terms DP, DI, CD and DPA stand for. How is Dosage calculated? In order to better understand Dosage figures it…

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  • Jul- 2010 -
    27 July

    The Dosage Method – The Alternative Analysis Tool

    Guest post written by Ben Aitken from The Betting School Dosage had been around since the early 20th century when French researcher Lt. Col. J. J. Vullier published a study on the subject. Lt. Col. J. J. Vullier’s findings were subsequently modified by an Italian breeding expert, Dr Franco Varola, but it was not until the early 1980’s that dosage…

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  • Apr- 2010 -
    9 April

    The Grand National Race Analysis

    It doesn’t seem long ago that I was looking at an analysis of the Gold Cup. Like the Gold Cup analysing the Grand National is a very hard task as all of the runners are of a high quality. Earlier this week I looked at a few of the trends of the Grand National. When I opened the race card…

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  • Mar- 2010 -
    18 March

    The Cheltenham Gold Cup Race Analysis

    It seems like a long time ago that I posted an article The Gold Cup Trends but it was only a week ago and now the great race is upon us. The opinion is split on the rivalry between Kauto Star and Denman, whatever happens it is going to be the most exciting race of the season. Is it going…

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  • Feb- 2014 -
    17 February
    The Truth About Dobbing... Everything You Need To Know! 2

    The Truth About Dobbing… Everything You Need To Know!

    Have you ever heard of the phrase “dobbing”? If you have then I’m about to share everything you need to know about it. If you haven’t, then I’m going to take you on your first journey into a new method of betting. Like a lot of betting opportunities, dobbing became possible because of Betfair and the ability to act as…

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  • Sep- 2013 -
    23 September

    Seven Different Ways To Find Winners

    There are many different ways of finding winners and there is no single one that is correct. The method that is correct is the one that works for you. This could be different to everyone else you know. It doesn’t matter. All that matters is that it works for you and it suits your style of betting. I try to…

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  • Sep- 2019 -
    11 September
    [CASE STUDY] The Best Horse Racing Predictions Using Reynolds Ranking 3

    [CASE STUDY] The Best Horse Racing Predictions Using Reynolds Ranking

    In this case study I’m going to be focusing on how you can use Reynolds Ranking ratings in your horse racing predictions. I first came across the Reynolds Ranking scoring method many years ago, reading the content of Dave Schwarz. He’s a US handicapper and bettor who I greatly admire, and who’s come up with a lot of concepts and…

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  • Jul- 2019 -
    3 July
    Horse Race Simple Race Card

    Simplifying Horse Racing: The Ultimate Guide

    Horse racing is a complicated sport. It’s a sport that contains a lot of numbers. Heck, I’m not sure even math challenges have as many numbers as horse racing. In this guide I’m going to simplify horse racing and winning. I’m going to break it down into its core components so you have everything you need to begin your journey…

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  • Apr- 2019 -
    10 April
    Betting in the 21st Century 7

    Betting in the 21st Century

    Horse racing maybe one of the oldest of all sports, and in its essentials it would appear to have undergone virtually no change over the centuries – it is still about thoroughbreds racing across a large field – but in so many other ways it is constantly evolving and the pace of change has accelerated considerably in the 21st century.…

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  • Mar- 2019 -
    9 March
    How To Analyse A Race (THE RAPID METHOD) 8

    How To Analyse A Race (THE RAPID METHOD)

    Today I’m going to be using some of the tools at the Race Advisor to analyse a race rapidly. There are two things that are very important in analysing horse races: AccuracySpeed In the modern world, time is the most valuable asset you have. This is partly because modern technology allows us to be in constant contact with other people.…

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  • Sep- 2018 -
    5 September
    32 Red Sprint Cup at Haydock 12

    32 Red Sprint Cup at Haydock

    The 3-day Sprint Cup Festival takes place from September 6 – 8 this year at Haydock Park, long regarded as one of Britain’s most attractive racecourses. The feature race, the Group 1 Sprint Cup, is the last top-level sprint race of the year and the 6-furlong dash normally brings a world-class field with Championship honours at stake. It is one…

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  • Jul- 2018 -
    24 July
    Fitting the Bill: Does Your Selection Make Sense? A Simple Way to Analyse Your Horse Racing Picks 13

    Fitting the Bill: Does Your Selection Make Sense? A Simple Way to Analyse Your Horse Racing Picks

    Even a 10-runner race can take a significant amount of time to analyse. Back in November 2011, Michael wrote a brief article entitled Finding Selections – The Beginner’s Guide and pointed out that professional bettors look at a vast array of factors. He mentioned eight of them and noted that in a race with ten horses, you would have 720…

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  • May- 2018 -
    26 May
    How to Find Front Runners for Back to Lay Opportunities 15

    How to Find Front Runners for Back to Lay Opportunities

    This was something I’ve wanted to write about for a while but the notion of getting value from front-runners on the Betfair Exchange became embedded in my mind after the Chester Cup. I had backed the well-known front-runner My Reward at 14/1 and saw its odds tumble to around 9/1 by the off. Within 20 or so seconds, when the…

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  • Apr- 2018 -
    14 April
    Michael Wilding Rips Apart The Grand National 25

    Michael Wilding Rips Apart The Grand National

    It’s been a little while since I wrote a blog post, and what better time to do so than on the day of the Grand National. I’m going to use a combination of the Race Advisor’s tools to make my analysis of the race, beginning with Racing Dossier to narrow down the field. With so many good runners in the…

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