After over a year of writing the Tuesday newsletter it’s time to give someone else a chance, I’m not going away and will still be tipping and blogging. I’m sure you’re fed up with me going on about over watering, terrible on course SPs etc. All of which happened again last week!
I always get asked is there anything in racing you would change and as much as I hate looking for excuses when a horse gets beat, the performance of some jockeys recently has been shocking. I believe they are riding too much, two meetings a day and up to 12 rides means they can’t be focused, I would limit them to one meeting a day. That way they can focus on track draw bias, the pace of each race, increase their knowledge of each mount, and be more alert, less stressed and perform better.
We landed a few nice free tips and ante post bets, the one that got away was Jack Hobbs at 50/1 for the Derby, I could have retired off of that.
Hopefully I’ve explained my betting methods and strategy that has in some way helped you become a better punter.
The one piece of advice I would always give is:
NEVER BET A HORSE TO DO SOMETHING IT HAS NEVER DONE BEFORE.
Nobody knows if a horse will improve, for example, stepping up in trip, wearing blinkers for the first time, running on different going, wearing a tongue strap etc. Stick to what conditions and equipment the horse has shown its best form in.
If you follow your rules you will become more disciplined, analytical, bet less and beat the SP, allowing you to make your betting on horse racing pay. You will also find you enjoy it more. I strongly recommend specialising in particular types of races as it’s very time consuming analysing each race, in fact it’s impossible to dedicate enough time to this task. I generally have about 300 bets in a calendar year, so be patient, never chase losses and don’t bet when you get an urge, your time will come.
My Punt of The Day: 5:00 Brighton – ZAEEM – Win Bet
Back next Tuesday.
The Shrewd Tipster