How To Win
Winning On The Horses is never easy, lets face it if was then there
would be no bookmakers and no racing. So here are a few quick tips you
can do that can improve your chances.
We have all backed horses in a races that contains a large number of
runners and its the picking the winners of these races that can bring
about the most reward. But lets just stop for one moment and think about
what we are actually doing.
First we are
backing a horse in a race that will in all probability split into two
groups. Affectively we have two races running at the same time and we
have to win them both with one selection. Secondly the percentage take
out by the bookmaker is higher that a normal race because they know that
the average punter will be quite happy with a 12/1 winner.
One thing we can do is to find the top trainers for any particular
racecourse. There is usually a reason why top trainers do well at the
courses they do and finding these can improve the number of winners you
find. For example the trainer may like the racecourse layout, friendly
staff or it's a local course. Other reasons they do well maybe it suits
the type of horses they have or one of there big owners likes the
What ever the reasons for their success you could share by finding top
trainers. Just as important as the trainer is of course the jockey and
finding a good list of top jockeys can help you on your way. The success
of top jockeys at a racecourse can be for a number of reasons including
local course, riding style or friendly banter in the changing room. All
there can be reason why a jockey does well at one course and not so well
He/she may like to come with a late run and snatch the race on the line.
This maybe fine on a wide straight course but imagine holding a horse up
for a late run at Chester Racecourse. I suspect they would find one or
two traffic problems trying to weave their mount through a wall of
horses on the tight bends of Chester.
Another way to improve our chances is to find horses that are suited to
a particularly racecourse. We have all heard the saying horses for
courses but how often do we look for the top horses at the racecourse.
Horses can run well at certain racecourses for a number of reasons
including trainers likes the course or the layout suits the horses style
|Shockingtimes is a 11yo from the Jamie Snowden stable who looks to have an excellent chance on form and ratings.
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