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  • Apr- 2019 -
    20 April

    Inside The Rails – Race Planning

    In my regular articles, I have been taking a look at racehorse ownership to try to provide a peak behind the scenes at what goes into getting the horses that we watch and bet on, ready to take the chance on the racecourse. In earlier articles, I have looked at purchasing horses, the owner’s day at the races, what different…

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  • 13 April

    Inside The Rails – At the Stables

    Last week we looked at the ownership experience at the racecourse, but this is only a small part of the ownership experience.  Even a sprinter will only probably run around 20 races a year and this leaves at least 345 days where owners are not racing with their horse.  There is plenty to experience away from the racecourse however and…

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  • 10 April

    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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  • 7 April

    Small Fields Big Winners

    The Calculator Have you ever clicked on a website to view the day’s racing and found yourself completely overwhelmed by the number of races to choose from? It’s not unusual to see 30+ races, and unless you’re a professional horse racing tipster, you don’t have time to go through them all. Then you have the sheer number of ultra-competitive races.…

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  • 2 April

    Three Standout Races at the Aintree Festival

    The Aintree Festival is one of the most-anticipated National Hunt events on the racing calendar. The three-day extravaganza always delivers plenty of passion, entertainment and drama. The Merseyside track is a superb venue, and thousands of spectators descend on the course each and every year. The competitive racing attracts a plethora of top trainers and jockeys to the north west, and despite taking place…

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  • 1 April

    (15) Power Ratings

    The purpose of a power rating is to provide you with a single figure that rates a horse. This figure is normally made up of many different aspects of a horse’s performance to give you an assessment. The final goal is to have a power rating that can be turned into a probability that provides an accurate assessment of a…

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  • 1 April

    (14) Using Ratings

    Ratings Service By now you will know that ratings are not absolute, and if you bet all of the top rated then you will not make a profit. As far as I know, there is no single rating that will make a profit by flat betting the top favourite. There are however many ratings services available, as well as software…

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  • 1 April

    (13) System Betting

    By now you should be using your favourite method successfully. You should still only be betting for relatively small amounts but your bank should be increasing at a steady rate. This week, we are going to re-visit system betting to take it a little further and hopefully increase your profits. If you have been focusing on system betting then you…

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  • 1 April

    (12) Handicapping

    Handicapping has come to have two meanings in modern racing. The first is when the British Horse Racing Board (BHRB) allocates weight to a horse in a handicap race, to equalize the horse’s chances of winning. The second meaning is when punters handicap races in an attempt to evaluate which horse has the best chance of winning. This lesson explains…

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  • 1 April

    (11) The 4 Main Elements Of Form

    Race Types The majority of people who bet on horses do not know the real difference between the races. Without this knowledge how can you know which horses are likely to win the race? This week I will be explaining the differences between race types. You will not remember them to start with but whenever you go to a race…

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  • 1 April

    (10) Understanding Form

    This week we are going to start to look at how to read form in much more detail. Reading form and using the information effectively is a core skill, and I shall devote the next few weeks to it to make sure that you fully understand all the concepts. It will take quite a lot of practice for you to…

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  • Mar- 2019 -
    29 March

    (9) Betting Master – Understanding The Racing Post

    The Racing Post is the UK’s leading racing paper. It is very important that you understand all aspects of both the printed, and the online versions, in order to make best use of it to assist you with your betting. In this lesson, I am going to concentrate on the Racing Post Online which you can get to by visiting…

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  • 29 March

    Winning Horse Race Betting Systems

    Winning Horse Race Betting Systems, does exactly what is says on the tin! It gives you loads of winning systems to use, straight off the bat. The book introduces the best winnings ways, presented simply, and in plain English, for you to use yourself. Winning Horse Race Betting Systems was written 10 years ago. The fact that it still ranks…

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  • 29 March

    (8) Betting Master – Understanding Edge & Why It’s So Important

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  • 29 March

    (7) Betting Master – Record Keeping

    On your way to becoming a professional it is essential that you get to grips with record keeping. It is probably one of the most over-looked aspects of professional betting. If you think that record keeping is unnecessary, or if you think that you can just download your Betfair history and that will suffice for record keeping, then you should…

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  • 29 March

    (5) Betting Master – Planning Your Working Day

    Planning is the only way to make sure that you have time to relax as a professional bettor. It is very easy to get carried away and spend all the time available to you researching and working on your methods. It is of course good to work as much as possible, but relaxing is also just as important. The more…

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  • 28 March

    (4) Betting Master – Managing Bankroll

    Money management is a phrase that is batted around a lot when talking about betting, and with good reason. Money management can mean the difference between profit and loss. There are many components that you need to be able to put together to become a professional bettor and, without a doubt, one of these is money management. You can be…

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  • 28 March

    (3) Betting Master – Record Keeping

    On your way to becoming a professional, it is essential that you get to grips with record keeping. It is probably one of the most over-looked aspects of professional betting. If you think that record keeping is unnecessary, or if you think that you can just download your Betfair history and that will suffice for record keeping, then you need…

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  • 28 March

    (2) Betting Master – Professional Discipline

    It is now time to turn to the subject of Professional Discipline and a have an in-depth look at it. We discussed the issue of discipline very briefly at the  beginning of this course. Professional discipline is extremely important because it is the only thing that keeps our banks intact as professional bettors. Without discipline we may as well be…

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  • 28 March

    (1) Betting Master – Where To Begin!

    Betting is such a large arena that it is very hard for the newcomer to know where to begin. These are the critical areas that you will need to know about to get going: What sport you will be focusing on    ADD How many hours a day you can work on betting   ADD What type of strategy is likely to…

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