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Betting Strategy

How to win at horse racing and betting generally

The Placepot

For people who bet on horse racing, there are numerous different bets that the Bookmakers try and lure you in with. Here is a selection of them: Computer Straight Forecast – picking two horses to finish first and second; Tricast – picking three horses to finish first, second and third; Double – picking two horses in separate races to win;… Read More »The Placepot

Cheltenham 2023 day 1 selections

Official Handicap Ratings – All Weather v Turf

This is an article from the archive, although the examples are dated now the message still stands and in due course we will update this with fresh examples. This time of year can present a problem for punters when it comes to assessing horses that have been running on the all-weather through the winter and are returning to the turf.… Read More »Official Handicap Ratings – All Weather v Turf

The Science of Impact Values

What are Impact Values? Impact values are statistically derived figures that allow you to assess whether a particular factor in horse racing sees horses win more often than expected, or less often than expected. They were invented by an American called Fred Davis and published for the first time in 1974. Although they are used throughout America as significant figures,… Read More »The Science of Impact Values