Horse racing and
sports betting.
 
 

Punt to Win

Pro-Punter
Horse racing forums
Swap tips and discuss betting systems and software

Qld, NT and Tasmanian punters, claim up to $502 deposit match!


Qld, NT and Tasmanian punters, claim up to a $250 bonus bet!


Join Betfair now!
Win at racing

 

 

18/11/2006 edition

Betting Tips
That Everyone "Knows"

Continued from previous page

Here is an example from a few years ago.

John Hawkes and the Melbourne Trainers' Premiership


Everyone "knew" that John Hawkes, eager to win the Melbourne trainers' premiership, was bringing down horses from Sydney in July to complement his Melbourne team of horses.

Have a look at the table below. It shows how the John Hawkes' trained horses performed in July on Saturdays in Melbourne - the horses that everyone "knew" were primed for big races to help John Hawkes win the trainers' premiership.

Flemington 5/7/2002
Horse
$ SP Odds
Finish
Domine
6.00
6/15
Gramercy
3.50
7/13
Victorix
10.00
4/13
Naareda
10.00
3/13
Lilindeeana
10.00
7/14
Moonee Valley 12/7/2002
Horse
$ SP Odds
Finish
Tito
3.00
4/13
Hollow
13.00
8/13
Gradual
3.20
7/12
Kepero
7.00
4/13
Tweak
9.00
7/13
Old Man
8.00
4/12
Caulfield 19/7/2002
Horse
$ SP Odds
Finish
Lambeth
8.00
6/11
Volley
17.00
10/11
Palais
3.50
4/7
Gramercy
11.00
4/15
Malo
8.00
8/15
Sports
13.00
9/11
Philotimo
6.50
6/9
Boreale
2.35
2/13
Orthopaedic
12.00
12/15
Moonee Valley 26/7/2002
Horse
$ SP Odds
Finish
Snick
4.00
3/7
Gironde
21.00
5/13
Boreale
3.50
9/13
Old Man
4.60
5/8
Victorix
5.00
10/15

What an absolute disaster. 25 runners - not one winner. Many were favourites. Just about all were kept very safe in the betting. Because punters "knew" the horses were set to win, as John Hawkes wanted to win the trainers' premiership, you can bet that his horses would most likely be under the odds on the tote and with the bookies. That's the way horse racing betting operates.

As we repeatedly stress on this site, what everyone "knows" in horse racing is guaranteed to provide you ways of losing betting money long term, nothing else. It can be no different, because racing is a negative sums game which consistently returns less money than is outlaid in bets.

This edition of Punt to Win:
Cox Plate, Melbourne Cup betting on tips that "everyone knows"
The best horse racing tipping service on the internet
Get those betting odds
The Winning Jockeys horse racing betting system
Horse Watch betting system - future winners
Betting favourites in small fields: Flemington & Randwick
Betting favourites in small fields: Victoria Derby Day
Best odds for well bet winners - bookmaker or tote?
Betting tips from the track: 11/11/06 - Flemington & Randwick
Betting tips from the track: 7/11/06 - Melbourne Cup Day
Betting tips from the track: 4/11/06 - Victoria Derby Day
Betting top weights - horses carrying a weight handicap of 59kg.
Future winners - unlucky horses
Punt to Win 4/11/2006
Punt to Win index


2006 Melbourne Cup Carnival Winners
Best Tote Odds

Horse

Get these prices? Or these prices!! Extra Profit $10 bet
Typhoon Zed 21.50 28.90 $74
Delta Blues 17.50 20.20 $27
Lyrical Bid 16.50 19.00 $25
Brom Felinity 13.30 15.70 $24
Dance Hero 12.60 14.90 $23
Southern Courage 16.20 18.30 $21


 

Best online bookmakers
Best online poker rooms

Copyright 1998-present. OZmium Pty. Ltd. All rights reserved.

 

Home | Contact us | Special offers | Horse racing forum | Advertise here

 
  Disclaimer: This site covers various aspects of horseracing in Australia. We provide betting tips, online gambling strategy and links to many thoroughbred sites. OZmium Pty Ltd is not responsible for the content of the links and also accepts no liability for financial loss or misadventure caused by the information provided here. We strongly recommend you bet within your budget and only with money you are prepared to risk.