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24 03, 2014

500 Not out – Our major highlights

By |March 24th, 2014|Betting, Cheltenham, Flat, General, Jumps / National Hunt|2 Comments|

As we continue to celebrate our 500pts profit milestone, achieved in under 2 years with 1pt win and 1pt each-way betting, here we look back at the highlights that remain in the back of […]

24 03, 2014

500 Not out – 500pts profit reached in under 2 years

By |March 24th, 2014|All-Weather, Betting, Cheltenham, Flat, General, Jumps / National Hunt|0 Comments|

The Cheltenham Festival saw us reach a major milestone 500+pts profit*, achieved in less than 2 years. 20 Months to be exact . . . and we took the whole of April 2013 off […]

10 03, 2014

Cheltenham Festival 2014

By |March 10th, 2014|Betting, Cheltenham, General, Jumps / National Hunt|0 Comments|

All of the preparations have been completed and all roads now lead to Cheltenham for the top UK and Irish jumps horses.

Picking the potential winners is a difficult enough process, but selected which have […]

20 12, 2013

The importance of value and price

By |December 20th, 2013|Betting, General|0 Comments|

Probably one of the most overlooked topics in horse racing betting is the relevance of price and value.

I mentioned in my November Update of the HorseSpy newsletter that I picked out loads of winners […]

11 12, 2013

High value bets from public and bookmaker overreaction

By |December 11th, 2013|Betting, General, Jumps / National Hunt|0 Comments|

Last month saw a number of high-expectation horses turned over at short prices. The reason for their short prices was that they were fancied to dominate the early betting for races at the Cheltenham […]

15 11, 2013
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    Hindsight in horse racing: Using hindsight to your advantage

Hindsight in horse racing: Using hindsight to your advantage

By |November 15th, 2013|All-Weather, Betting, Flat, General, Jumps / National Hunt|0 Comments|

If I had £5 for every time I’d considered backing a horse, then decided against it only to find that it wins, I would be much richer. As I would if I hadn’t have […]

31 10, 2013

Preparing for the All Weather season: 5 things to do

By |October 31st, 2013|All-Weather, Betting, General|0 Comments|

The all-weather season is upon us, and whilst I like to concentrate on the Jumps at this point I cannot ignore the All Weather preparation to ensure I’m ready to have an edge when […]

7 10, 2013
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    Getting a horse racing edge: The real secret to become a successful punter

Getting a horse racing edge: The real secret to become a successful punter

By |October 7th, 2013|Betting, General|1 Comment|

Most punters will refer to publicly available information when searching for winners on today’s racecard, whether that be the Racing Post, RP website, other newspapers, gg.com, Sporting Life or Sky Sports.

The 1% that are […]

2 10, 2013

Preparing for the jumps: The National Hunt Season

By |October 2nd, 2013|Betting, Cheltenham, General, Grand National, Jumps / National Hunt|1 Comment|

The changeover from the flat season to the national hunt season is a dangerous time for betting. There’s no form to go on, you’re guessing at fitness and there are many horses changing codes; […]

19 09, 2013

In-running pointers in horse racing: What to spot

By |September 19th, 2013|Flat, General|0 Comments|

One of the many questions I get asked is what in-running pointers I try and take from each race and those that either makes a selection noteworthy or prompts me to follow it next […]