Michael Wilding

Michael Wilding

Michael started the Race Advisor in 2009 to help bettors become long-term profitable. After writing hundreds of articles I started to build software that contained my personal ratings. The Race Advisor has more factors for UK horse racing than any other site, and we pride ourselves on creating tools and strategies that are unique, and allow you to make a long-term profit without the need for tipsters. You can also check out my personal blog or my personal Instagram account.
  • Feb- 2010 -
    15 February
    AdviceBetting Systems Confusing You?

    STOP: 5 Easy Tweaks You Can Use When Betting Systems Are Confusing You

    If you use any kind of betting system, then you’re almost certain to have experienced that moment where different systems are giving you different selections in the same race. Even worse… You may have had a moment where most of the horses in the race have been selected by different betting systems. Or… One betting system tells you to back…

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  • 14 February

    The 99th Davis Cup – Who Is Going To Win?

    Unless you are a tennis aficionado, it is unusual to get excited about tennis at this time of year. Scraping frost from icy windscreens will hardly conjure up images of strawberries and cream on Henman Hill, SW9. However, this year the first round rubbers of the 99th Davis Cup offer the mouthwatering prospect of world nº1, Roger Federer, meeting world…

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  • 12 February

    Champions League Winners – Part 1

    Next week sees the start of the first legs in the knockout stage of the Champions League. We take a preview of the games being played on Tuesday and Wednesday and offer betting suggestions. AC Milan v Manchester United AC Milan had an impressive run of 9 victories in 10 games prior to their recent loss to city rivals Inter.…

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  • 10 February
    A Horse's True Chance Of Winning, Is It Possible To Know? 1

    A Horse’s True Chance Of Winning, Is It Possible To Know?

    Is it possible to know what a horses true chance of winning is? Whatever anybody tells you, the answer is no. We can estimate a horse’s true chance of winning, but we won’t ever know it. When I first started betting on horses, I was told to stop trying to get the exact probability of a horse’s chance of winning…

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  • 3 February
    Back Betting or Lay Betting in Horse Racing

    Back Betting or Lay Betting in Horse Racing

    We all start by thinking that we can make a lot of money from horse racing, whether it’s back betting or lay betting. Then, after we’ve tried a few tipster, and a few betting systems, and realised it’s not as easy as we first thought, we begin to look for how to really make a profit from your betting. Everybody…

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  • Jan- 2010 -
    26 January
    Is Your Horse Racing System Losing? [4 Action Steps] 2

    Is Your Horse Racing System Losing? [4 Action Steps]

    We’ve all been there. Our great horse racing system has started to lose. The big question is… Is it a downswing or has the system stopped working? Everything pivots on making the right decision here. If you decide it’s broken and stop using it, but it was just a downswing, then you’ve binned a profitable horse racing system. But if…

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  • 22 January

    1000 Points In One Year Of Laying, Is It Possible?

    I had an email from a reader after writing the article on ‘How Important Are Recent Finish Positions’ suggesting the possibility of using this as the basis of a lay system. I thought that we would investigate this today using estimated Betfair prices to assess the profitability of the lay bets. In the last article we discovered that when betting…

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  • 17 January
    StrategiesToday's Horse Racing Tips 3

    Today’s Horse Racing Tips

    Originally written back in January 2010, I thought it was time to update this article and make it relevant to todays horse racing tips again. We’re going to discover if, nine years after it was originally written, the same information is true. What Did We Discover In 2010 First we need to look at the original article and what we…

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  • 14 January
    Advice12 Easy All Weather Racing Statistics 4

    12 Easy All Weather Racing Statistics

    Nine years ago I wrote a blog post looking at All Weather racing statistics. The summary was… 12 runners or less Horses that Lead the pace Who last raced between 22 and 56 days ago The results from this produced an average of +54 units profit per year at SP odds. Pretty good. The question now is, will these results…

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  • 8 January
    AdviceUsing Graphs To Visualise Ratings – Part 2 5

    Using Graphs To Visualise Ratings – Part 2

    Earlier this week I wrote this article about how we can use graphs to help visualise ratings. I had a lot of emails about using visualisation in handicapping. I thought that I would write a part 2 and look a little bit more in detail at what we can do to help us visualise handicapping. One way of using graphs…

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  • 2 January
    AdviceHorse Racing Speed Ratings Image 5

    Simple Trick Turns Speed Ratings To Profits

    I originally wrote this article about visualising horse racing speed ratings on the 2nd January 2010. It’s still one of the least used, most powerful methods for analysing a horse race. So I figured it was time to give it an update. Although admittedly there’s very little to update in terms of strategy! All the examples will be fresh and…

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