To convert odds into a percentage chance (2nd part of price/Total of both halves of price) x 100 = percentage chance Worked example: 6/4 4/10 x 100 = 40% To convert a decimal price into a percentage chance (1/decimal price) x 100 = percentage chance Worked example: 2.50 1/2.50 x 100 = 40% To convert a percentage chance into a… Read More »Useful Formulae – Quick formulae for odds comparisons and percentage chances.
How to win at horse racing and betting generally
In this article I am revisiting an idea I have looked at in two or three previous articles spanning the last 12 years or so. However, I am going into more depth than before and going back much further in time as well. I am going to look at how horses performed next time out after running in certain big… Read More »Future Race Pointers
Lennox Stakes – 26th July I think William Haggas has got this race well and truly covered from all angles. He has two entries, Aldaary and Sacred, but in truth I’d be a little surprised if both ran. Jim Crowley’s comments about Aldaary suggests he really needs cut in the ground, and his form backs that up as well. When… Read More »Glorious Goodwood and Ebor Festival
Last season’s Stewards Cup at Goodwood featured highly in our list of handicaps (highlighted in the two previous editions of the OCP magazine) which supplied the most future winners when following runners on their next start. My favourite sprint handicap of the season remembered fondly from my days out to Glorious Goodwood in the school holidays watching the likes of… Read More »Handicap Future Pointers – The Sires
Glorious Goodwood takes place this year from Tuesday July 26th to Saturday July 30th. The 5 day Festival will be sponsored by Qatar and is considered one of the highlights of the British Flat racing season. The first public race meeting took place at the racecourse back in 1802, and over the decades, the meeting has attracted the very best… Read More »Glorious Goodwood 2022