is a list of some betting tips you should take into
consideration when gambling on horses.
next there¨s a few general rules you might want to follow when
you are betting on horse racing.
Be wary of the 'smart money,' bets placed at the last minute by
supposedly, those in the know. There isn't much smart money at
Go with your gut feelings. if there's a horse you fancy, by all
means bet on that horse. There's no worse feeling than not doing
what you felt you should have done, and it working out - without
you. And if it doesn't work out, no big deal.
Pay special attention to fast starters on slow courses. It is
more difficult to maneuver on an a muddy, slow or heavy course,
and these conditions will favor the horse that takes the early
Avoid horses moving up in class. They may have looked good
against lesser horses, but the move to better competition may
reveal different colors.
Avoid horses that have not raced in the past four weeks. They
may be recuperating from illness and the owners are using the
race as a tune-up. The winning percentages of long-idled horses
are way below average.
Bet only winners. If you see a horse that has been around but
never won a race, why figure that today's race will be any
different? Instead, choose a horse that has some background of
Bet only horses you feel have a good chance of winning. If you
had eliminated all the horses you've bet in the past but have
not really believed in, you would be sitting with a much higher
winning percentage. If you don't like a horse, don't bet on it.