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How Racing Tips Can Help You Earn

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 Edmund Brunetti (December 20, 2011)  Horse racing ages back to the 18th and 19th centuries when it was considered a noble sport and a pastime for only the rich. Horse racing till date retains its popularity and has keen observers. Betting on horses is a great way to kill time and have fun and if you can do all the while earning some quick bucks, what better way is there. You can win a lot of money betting on horses .. (Horse Racing)

Horse Racing Picks for understanding racing types

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 Peter Kristen (November 25, 2011)  There are actually a number of people around the globe who are attracted in horse racing and consequently they look around for best horse racing picks online. Not many people who are new to the field are aware of different types of racing hints and types. To be an excellent horse racing wager it is important for you to get started with horse racing at the ground level. In order to place . (Horse Racing)

Cape Blanco, Gio Ponti & Mission Approved Meet Again

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 Navshin Chatur (August 17, 2011)  The feature race on Saturday at Arlington Park is the Grade 1, $1-million Arlington Million for three-years-old and upward going ten furlongs on the turf course. The Arlington Million is the signature race of the meet and is part of a card that includes the Grade 1 Beverly D and Grade 1 Secretariat. The race drew a field of ten, but only four are expected to take the majority of the .. (Horse Racing)

Premier League betting odds 2011

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 Nath Smith (August 16, 2011)  Spread bettors might have been a little surprised after the Premier League’s opening weekend as all home sides failed to win for the first time in history. Both Chelsea and Arsenal were unable to pick up maximum points to the delight of any spread punters supporting either Stoke or Newcastle, respectively. The Gunners fans will get their first opportunity to see the side at the .. (Horse Racing)

Reasons Why Horse Racing Is More Popular Than Some Other Sports For Betting Purposes

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 Web Betezy (March 09, 2011)  One of the most watched sports of Australia is that of horse racing. Whether on the race course or on the television, this sport symbolizing the perfect compatibility of horse with man is watched with great enthusiasm and interest. The people of all ages, male or female, in varied fashionable clothing throng the race course in the times of some popular horse racing event, which is a .. (Horse Racing)

What Is Spread Betting In Horse Racing?

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 Web Betezy (March 03, 2011)  The common use of the term ‘spread betting’ is usually done in the financial markets. The ‘spread’ is actually a margin by which the stock would rise or fall. The spread betting, for common understanding, is all about the range or the margin by which the stocks would rise or fall. When this analogy is applied to the horse racing sport, it translates to betting on . (Horse Racing)

The Factors Which Are Well Researched In Horse Racing Or For The Other Sports Betting

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 Web Betezy (February 23, 2011)  The gambling laws in some of the countries make a distinction between the sports betting and the casino-based gambling. The distinction favours the former more than the latter due to varied reasons. The wagers are the games of chance. In sports, the wagers are not dependent on the ‘chance’ element as much as in the casino based gambling. The outcomes of the sporting events .. (Horse Racing)

How did horse racing come online?

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 Charles Welkinson (January 21, 2011)  Horse racing is one of the most ancient sports with the nomadic tribesmen of Central Asia racing horses since early domestication and horse racing has long been an organized sport in many countries throughout history. Horse racing as a professional sport in the UK can be traced back to the 12th Century after the English knights returned from the Crusades with Arab horses. These horses .. (Horse Racing)

Explaining The Bet Types For Horse Race Betting

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 Web Betezy (January 08, 2011)  Betting generally means an agreement between two parties, among both of which who so ever loses, has to forfeit or give anything stipulated to the other party if the outcome of the prediction made by the former is not correct. And generally, an amount or any object is risked at stake. So it is a usual practice of making money fast which is done worldwide. Horse race betting is one of .. (Horse Racing)

Ethical Issues In Horse Racing And The Need To Reform It

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 Web Betezy (December 23, 2010)  That horse racing is a popular sport is known to everyone. For the spectators, the experience of witnessing the full galloping horses throwing up the ground mud in the process is a spectacle worth watching. And, they have been watching the same for centuries. The sport is all about the strength and stamina of the horses to race and the skills of jockeys to make the horses perform at .. (Horse Racing)

Cheltenham betting odds December

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 Nath Smith (December 10, 2010)  A bumper day’s racing for horse racing spread betting fans for the Tingle Creek at Prestbury Park on Saturday. There is only one place to start for sports spread betting punters when first looking at this race - Paul Nicholls’ Ditcheat yard. He has won the race a record seven times in the past 11 years, including all of the last five with Kauto Star, Master Minded and Twist . (Horse Racing)

Horse Racing Systems Made Easy

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 Gerard Bulger (October 10, 2010)  What's the problem with any form of system? I've worked in IT for over thirty years designing and testing systems. We put them together carefully, meticulously, fully tried, tested and then we install them. Then people use them and they fall apart! A horse racing system is similar, it has a logic, it can be designed and tried but on the day you make a selection somebody forgot to .. (Horse Racing)

Wisely use your money in Sports betting.

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 Gerard Bulger (September 27, 2010)  Betting Banks. How many units in a Betting Bank? Simply a betting bank is the total numeral of units(i. e. £1) you have for betting. A unit is the amount of money you are betting per race\horse again for instance £1 per bet. I generally like to keep a betting bank of around 30 units, if my personal unit of betting was £1 that would require a bank of £30, . (Horse Racing)

Performance Horse Nutrition

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 Leona Douglas (June 14, 2010)  Nutrition is important for peak athletic performance in a horse. Give them plenty of high quality forage, and supplement with grain, or other energy rich supplements. Performance horses, those that are going to be racing, or trail riding and endurance horses all need energy. This energy is not necessarily found in protein; mostly this is carbohydrates - grain. Athletic horses are .. (Horse Racing)

A Free Guide To Best Horse Racing Tips

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 Shristy Chandran (May 21, 2010)  There is no exception to even one bettor who does not want to have all winning bets to make a whole lot of cash. Unfortunately this is not the real situation and one does not get to take home cash always. The need of every person playing the horse betting is to have a perfect system that gives only winning tips always. Due to the complexity associated with horse trading it requires one . (Horse Racing)

Kentucky Derby- Preview: “The Run for the Roses”

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 A. White (May 01, 2010)  The countdown to the 2010 Kentucky Derby starts now with some of the favorite horses on list. While some people choose their horses by their names, numbers, or the color of the clothes of the riders, most people are collecting as much information as possible about the horses. Many also read the views of racing experts, since the reasons behind their views are usually better than a .. (Horse Racing)

Dublin: An Ideal Base to enjoy Irish Horseracing

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 Adam R. Singleton (January 28, 2010)  The Irish love their horse racing, and one of the best places any horseracing fan – Irish or otherwise – can go to sample the Sport of Kings is Dublin. A day at the races is an excellent day out, even for non-fans of the sport, due to the atmosphere the sport generates. There are five racecourses situated in and around Dublin, hosting both National Hunt and Flat race .. (Horse Racing)

Finding A Horse Racing Betting System That Actually Makes You Money

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 Charlie Cory (August 26, 2009)  he Sport of Kings and betting go hand in hand. For as long as horse racing has occurred, there have been people trying to bet on the outcome of the races. You can be pretty sure that a good percentage of those punters think that they have a system that will yield profit for them. For many, having a flutter is just a bit of fun. For some though, it is a lot more serious than that. So is .. (Horse Racing)

How to Bet on Horses

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 Simon M Skinner (December 16, 2008)  If you have a passion for racehorses, then you have no doubt considered betting on your favorite horse at one point of time or another. Betting on horses has been a favored pastime for a long time of many horse owners and others who are connected with racehorses. In present times, it has become very organized so that almost anyone and everyone can take part. But, before you put your .. (Horse Racing)

Odds, Picks & Handicapping Explained

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 Simon M Skinner (December 16, 2008)  Although it is true that betting on horses has gradually become a favorite pastime among many people but it can still get very intimidating. However once you learn the basics of horseracing, you would find that it is quite simple and easy to understand. Betting on horseracing is simple enough because you can find out the exact amount being bet on each and every horse participating in .. (Horse Racing)

The Most Outrageous Horse Racing Bets

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 Simon M Skinner (December 16, 2008)  Horse race betting can be the best way to make some extra money but for that, you would need to have the ability to make accurate predictions. Now as you would know, there is a difference between a successful punter and another person, the punter would know how exactly to determine the results of the race. On an average, you would find people making the most outrageous horse racing bets . (Horse Racing)

Why Betting on Horse Racing Online is Better

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 Simon M Skinner (December 16, 2008)  Want to try out online betting on horses this time? If you ask me, I think it is a very time efficient way of earning money and has several other benefits as well. But of course, it isn't easy. If you think you can just get online and put in your money and see a huge sum in your bank account the next day then, NO it doesn't happen that way. You need to know the game and the betting .. (Horse Racing)

The Thrill of Horse Racing

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 Simon M Skinner (December 16, 2008)  Have you ever been to a racecourse on the day of a race? If you have then you must have noticed that there are basically three major categories of people present, one - the racetrack gamblers, two - horse jockeys and three - the viewers and of course there are others as well. What is very interesting to learn is that everyone has an equally important role to play. What is a horse race .. (Horse Racing)

Horse Racing Handicapping Horses Shipping in to Major Tracks From Minor Tracks

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 Bill Peterson (December 16, 2008)  One of the biggest problems in horse racing handicapping is comparing horses who are shipping in from minor tracks to the horses they will be competing against. The large venues like Santa Anita, Aqueduct, Churchill Downs, or Arlington are about the same and therefore, comparing horses who ship from one to the other is not so difficult. Speed figures are supposed to make this process .. (Horse Racing)

Horse Racing Tips - 3 Tips to Keep You on the Right Track

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 Richard Blaine (December 16, 2008)  Betting on horses can not only be a great way to make some quick cash it can be a lot of fun too. You need to be careful that you are following sound principles to make sure you're not getting in over your head. Following are 3 horse racing tips to ensure you're on the right track. 1) Knowledge. You need to do your homework. Of course you'll look at the handicap sheet to get started. .. (Horse Racing)

Horse Racing Tips - Handicapping Horse Races

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 Perry Webbing (December 16, 2008)  If you love to bet at the horse track, then you need some horse racing tips. It doesn't matter how long you have been doing this. Everyone can use a new tip to try to get that edge that they are lacking or to increase their earnings at the track. Here are some tips that you may find useful when betting at the track: Look for a horse that has an abundance of ones and twos in its running . (Horse Racing)

Sensational Sprinter Takeover Target

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 David Duffield (December 15, 2008)  Takeover Target is a horse who proves you don't have to have a great pedigree and a big-name trainer behind you to become a champion. This sensational sprinter, who was recently named Australian Champion International Performer for the third consecutive season, was bought for just $1250 in 2004 by his taxi driver owner and trainer Joe Janiak from Queanbeyan, NSW. So far Takeover Target .. (Horse Racing)

Progression Betting

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 Gary Everett (December 15, 2008)  With horse betting, or any kind of betting, anything other than flat betting is in fact a kind of progression . . . but the subject in this article is (as it should be) a bit controversial: Raising bets after losses. "Gamblers Ruin" is a term (not quite as scary as it sounds) used to denote a loss of betting bankroll. Though that is something that should be avoided at all cost - it .. (Horse Racing)

Considering the Odds

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 Gary Everett (December 15, 2008)  Betting Odds - follow the value, or follow the money? Odds really are the crux of the matter in horse race betting. So much of how we look at a horse race has to do with odds; morning line, our own betting line, the patterns of the betting leading up to the race, the near post-time odds, and the final odds. There is one basic conceptual error that is widespread in horse betting . . . .. (Horse Racing)

How to Handicap Horse Races on an Off Track Rated Muddy, Sloppy, Good Or Slow

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 Bill Peterson (December 15, 2008)  A lot of handicapping experts advise that you shouldn't bet on horse races run over a track that is rated as anything but fast. The problem with that, if you are trying to make a living betting on horse races, is that you will miss a lot of days of work. The nature of horseracing is that it is affected by the weather because the runners are living breathing animals that are closely .. (Horse Racing)

Horseracing Handicapping Tips For Profits and Measuring Your Success

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 Bill Peterson (December 14, 2008)  While horseracing handicapping has sometimes been called a science, probably because it involves using data and math to compare the contenders, it is probably best described as an art. Other people see it as an intellectual sport that requires skill and luck. However you describe it, one thing is certain, there are two ways to measure your success at handicapping horse races. One .. (Horse Racing)

Choosing the Right Horse Racing Handicapping System For Your Style and Needs

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 Bill Peterson (December 14, 2008)  Whatever we do in life, if we want to be successful we have to learn the basics and have some kind of system or systematic approach. The same is true of winning at horse racing betting. A good horse racing system will pay for itself many times while you use it. However, many people buy them and then find out that the one they got isn't right for them. Picking winners at the track .. (Horse Racing)

How to Get Free Horse Racing Betting

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 Harper Vaughn (December 12, 2008)  Many people believe that the high cost associated with betting on horses is a legitimate barrier to entry. These folks think that they cannot take part in the fun and profit to be had with gambling because they cannot afford to lose their hard-earned money. These people are right, if they can't afford to lose their money they should not gamble. On the other hand they are also wrong; .. (Horse Racing)

What's More Important Than Your Horse Racing Pick

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 Harper Vaughn (December 12, 2008)  Most people think that making a horse racing pick is the most important part of being successful when you bet on horse races. Although choosing the right horse is definitely an important part, it's hard to call it the most important part when there are so many other aspects that dictate your successes and failures in horse gambling. In fact one could probably say that knowing the proper . (Horse Racing)

Generating Real Horse Racing Money

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 Harper Vaughn (December 12, 2008)  Finding a reliable source of horse racing money is neither difficult, nor time-consuming; however if you do not have the proper tools necessary to do the job right you will find yourself at a loss for both profits and sanity. It really is all about having the proper tools and learning the proper techniques when it comes to making good horse racing money. If you are already making a ton . (Horse Racing)

Earn Extra Income With Horse Racing Wagering

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 Harper Vaughn (December 12, 2008)  Horse racing wagering is a great way to make some extra side income especially in the current economy where money is tight. There are however inherent risks in gambling, and if money is tight you want to develop a strategy that offers you a no risk way to place bets. One might say that this is a pie-in-the-sky statement, that there is no such thing as a risk free horse racing wagering .. (Horse Racing)

Your Must Know Guide to Horse Racing Partnerships

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 C. Anne Baker (December 11, 2008)  Every horse racing partnerships is unique, making available special features and advantages to all the partners. Perhaps the most obvious benefit is the one of affordability. It means that people who choose to become part of a horse racing partnership are able to fulfill their dreams of ownership; something that would normally be impossible if left to meet the costs alone. Participants . (Horse Racing)

3 Ways to Stop Losing at the Horse Races

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 Bill Peterson (November 12, 2008)  Are you still losing at the horse races even though you cash many tickets? Does it seem like you should be making money, but for some reason you come out of the race track with less money than you started with? You're not alone. Many people who are good at handicapping horse races are still losers. There are several ways that you can tighten up your game, but first ask yourself this .. (Horse Racing)

What You Need to Know When Handicapping Horse Races With Apprentice Jockeys

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 Bill Peterson (November 11, 2008)  Apprentice jockeys are also called “bug boys, " though now that many women have established themselves as first class jockeys, perhaps it would be more accurate to call apprentices, “bug persons, " though that seems to conjure up the notion of something out of a low budget, 1950's, sci-fi film. Whatever you call them, and I've heard them called all kinds of things when .. (Horse Racing)

Handicapping Maiden Races For Horses Dropping Or Going Up in Class

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 Bill Peterson (November 11, 2008)  There is a saying that some people use when handicapping maiden horse races. “The class ladder only goes one way in maiden races. " What they mean is that once a horse drops in class, particularly from the maiden special weight (MSW) ranks to the claimers, it can't move back up into the MSW races and win. That just isn't true. I have seen many horses drop from the maiden special .. (Horse Racing)

How Important is Each of the Basic Handicapping Factors For Picking Horseracing Winners?

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 Bill Peterson (November 10, 2008)  Once you learn the basics of handicapping horse races, it seems like it should get easier to pick winners. But sometimes, no matter how much you know about class, form, speed, connections, breeding, etc. , it is still difficult to make money on the horse races. Horseracing is a tough game and the reason for that is that it is constantly changing and what works at one place and time may .. (Horse Racing)

A Quick Handicapping Method to Spot Live Horses on the Tote Board

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 Bill Peterson (November 10, 2008)  The one place where the truth is revealed at the horse races is on the tote board and in the money. A lot of things may not be clear at the track when you are handicapping the races, but one thing is right in front of your face and can be scanned quickly to pick winners. How the money is distributed in the pools is a clear indication of which horses are “well meant" to win, if you . (Horse Racing)

Different Types of Horse Racing Bets

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 Simon M Skinner (November 10, 2008)  There are thirteen various types of bets when involved in horse racing. It is an exciting fast paced world where you get to pick out of the bunch your favorite to win. If you have ever been to the races you know it is a wonderful experience the horses in all their glory brought out before you, the excitement leading up to the race where all involved commune, drink and celebrate a long .. (Horse Racing)

Legendary Jockeys of Horse Racing

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 Simon M Skinner (November 10, 2008)  Requiring tremendous athletic ability when riding atop a thoroughbred at speeds up to 40 miles per hour or more is exactly the danger jockey's face every time they participate in a race. They must meet weight requirements, strict dieting and exercise programs and adhere to a constant concern for safety. The world of racing is an exciting one and the term “if you get knocked off, .. (Horse Racing)

Horse Racing - Be a Part of the Excitement

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 Simon M Skinner (November 10, 2008)  When it comes to excitement Horse Racing is hard to beat; it is a sport loved world wide by young and old. Sincea the domestication of horses we have loved racing them. If you are looking to be apart of the excitement a track is more than likely near you, whether you want to make some extra money by betting or you are just looking for a fun night out with family and friends you will not . (Horse Racing)

The Best US Horse Race Tracks

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 Simon M Skinner (November 10, 2008)  The list is long and distinguished across the world, in the US it is one filled with history of fierce competition and excitement. Going through each and every one we wouldn't have enough space, so today you get the top five race tracks in the US. Some will be more familiar than other, but all provide fans with the exhilaration of horse racing each and every year. Churchill Downs- .. (Horse Racing)

What to Avoid During the Spring Carnival

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 David Duffield (November 09, 2008)  Betting early on the Cup Hopefully you have already avoided this because pretty much everything is against you when backing your Cup fancy a long way out. . .injuries, track conditions, form and the bookie's huge early market percentage just to name a few. Poor jockeys The best jockeys win the best races so think long and hard before outlaying your hard-earned recession busting dollars . (Horse Racing)

Be Prepared For the Ups and Downs of Horse Racing Handicapping

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 Bill Peterson (November 07, 2008)  One of the funniest comments I ever saw in a horse's running lines was, “Stepped on goose. " I wish I could remember which horse and race it was, but it escapes me at the moment. I have seen some strange things while watching races, though, and stepping on a goose is just one of many things that can happen to a runner. Mishaps also happen to jockeys. I have seen a few fall off .. (Horse Racing)

Understand the Difference Between Pace and Speed to Successfully Handicap Horse Races

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 Bill Peterson (November 07, 2008)  The old saying, “Pace makes the race, " can easily be offset with, “The fastest horse doesn't always win the race, but that's how you have to play them. " At face value, they seem to be saying the same thing, but that isn't necessarily true. In a perfect world where each runner got to run its own style of race at its own pace, the fastest horse would always win, but as .. (Horse Racing)

A Quick Horse Racing Handicapping Checklist For Picking Likely Contenders

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 Bill Peterson (November 04, 2008)  Contenders in horse racing are runners that have a chance of winning the race and beating the best horse in the race. The way to find contenders is to first locate the best horse in the race and then compare all other runners to that horse. If you locate the best horse it will usually also be the favorite, after all, the betting public and backside crowd know a good thing when they see .. (Horse Racing)




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