horse that came first at its last start has a well proven stronger
chance of winning ‘today’ than a horse resuming from a spell, or a horse
that finished poorly at its last outing.
racing, the race favourite is the horse with the most money wagered on
it close to race start time to win the race ie. Given that some favourites run ‘odds-on’ ie.
they pay less than $2 for a $1 win bet, a punter will need to be very
selective as to which favourites to back, leaving out those commonly
called ‘false-favourites’ out of his/her betting action.
In addition to a good selection methodology, one must also have a good money management plan to succeed profitably from wagering on horse racing.
Backing race favourites
that came first at their last race start is a good place to look to
when seeking to earn a living from backing race favourites in horse
One such factor is last start race winners. The statistics remain unchanged when racing results are examined in the UK, Australia or the USA.
Horse Racing is an extremely popular sport in countries worldwide
including the USA, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Germany, UK,
Ireland, Spain, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.
learn the many Racing Secrets gained from past analysis of more than 35000 race
results over a 21 year time frame, and uncover proven selection methods
generating in excess of 20% profit on turnover at level stakes, with Win
Strike Rates of up to 70% refer to www.RacingSecrets.biz for further info and download a great free podcast called ‘Winning at the Races’. Millions of dollars are wagered daily worldwide backing the favourite in a horse race to Win.. it is not necessarily
the most popular pick of computer analysis ratings, expert commentators
etc, but rather the horse most heavily backed financially to win a race.
are at least 28 different factors that can influence the outcome of a
Of course many other factors should be considered too eg.
the starting barrier, the weight the horse is being asked to carry, the
apprentice jockey factor, the trainers record, track condition, class
of the opposition, time since last raced, race distance and so on.
The most common type of betting on horse racing is Win Only betting ie. picking a single horse to win a race. So,
if a favourite wins 3 out of 10 races contested, a punter must get odds
of $3.40 or more for a $1 bet on every favourite that wins just to
break even. By studying these factors in detail and specialising in
backing only those horses with a statistically proven winning edge, the
profitability factor from race betting can swing significantly in the
How can you determine which favourites are worth wagering on?
Statistics consistently show that the race favourite, worldwide, will
win approximately 30% of all horse races conducted. This is a long
term, proven statistic across more than 100 years of recorded results
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