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My Grand National Shortlist

My Grand National Shortlist

Not long after Cheltenham and the Grand National 3 day meeting appears on the scene starting on Thursday. This is an ideal meeting to look out for fancied runners who ran at Cheltenham and failed or went close for various reasons, or maybe the ones where the trainer...

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It’s Time to Banish ‘Losing Amnesia’

It’s Time to Banish ‘Losing Amnesia’

Before online betting came along I was amazed at the betting shop punters who’d fool themselves into thinking they were in profit… You’d see them celebrating after a few winners. “I’ve had it!” they would cry. I would ask whether they were up for the day to which...

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If only betting was like predicting the weather

If only betting was like predicting the weather

Forecasting is a tricky business at the best of times. They say that if you were to simply guess the weather for the next day you’d be right 50% of the time. Not a bad strike rate eh? Maybe that’s what they do? Or just cover all angles in their summary so they get it...

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Long or Short Losing Runs – What Do You Prefer?

Long or Short Losing Runs – What Do You Prefer?

Well that’s Cheltenham done for another year and glad to say a nice profit made yet again for readers of my What Really Wins Money Cheltenham special article. Meetings like Cheltenham always get me thinking of the differing approaches punters take. Some may opt for...

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Cheltenham – Keep an eye on those Handicap market movers!

Cheltenham – Keep an eye on those Handicap market movers!

By the time you read this we will be onto the 2nd day of the great festival itself and I do hope you are well ahead so far. It’s the first time since 1982 the going has been on the heavy side and in fact it’s only been soft once on the opening day and that was in...

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Will Bookies lift the stake restrictions?

Will Bookies lift the stake restrictions?

A few weeks ago the powers that be were discussing the plight of punters having their accounts restricted or closed by our beloved bookmakers. In what was a packed committee room the parliamentarians in the House of Lords (yes they were awake) discussed the extent of...

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Cheltenham Staking Caution…

Cheltenham Staking Caution…

Have you ever had days when everything just seems to go right? Whether it’s betting or otherwise? Then, the next day it all goes pear shaped and yet you have done nothing particularly differently. It’s a strange one and very frustrating especially in betting/trading....

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Ways to turbo charge your betting system…Part 1

Ways to turbo charge your betting system…Part 1

For me and for most pro bettors deploying sensible money management is as important as the strategy or service itself in order to make long term profits, In my early days of betting most of my wagers were placed using level stakes, in other words placing the same...

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How cleaning out the garage can help your betting

How cleaning out the garage can help your betting

In my very early years of betting I found myself doing what no one should ever do if trying to profit from gambling and that’s ‘forcing bets’. What I mean by forcing bets is having a loss and then looking to recover quickly and that would mean clicking and backing...

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