Here’s a couple of blindingly obvious, and also profitable betting angles that you can use when betting on horses.
When you are looking through the days race card, keep your eye out for how many horses each trainer has entered into a race at that course that day.
If a trainer is going to the effort to just take the one horse to races, they likely think that the horse is in with a good shout of winning.
You should shortlist these horses and take a look at them in more detail.
It’s also worth noting how far a trainer is traveling in order to run the horse. They aren’t very likely to travel a long distance with just one horse if they don’t think they have a chance of winning some prize money.
These horses might not always have a lot of previous form, in which case, you should be able to back them at relatively high and value odds.
A second and similar angle that you can use in conjunction with the first, or even on it’s own is to look at how many horses a jockey is racing at a meeting and how far they are traveling to do so.
If you spot a jockey who isn’t riding at his usual track and is only entered in one race that day, there’s a good chance he’s not just racing at a different course for a change of scenery.
These are just a couple of techniques you can use to shortlist possible contenders.
Always take a further look into things before placing a bet.
It could be that the trainer has just entered the horse to give it a run after a long break, but if that were the case, they would probably just enter it in a race at the nearest racecourse.
Until next time,
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