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How to win at horse racing and bet to win The good thing about betting on horse racing is that you can pitch yourself in at any level whether you bet two pounds on the tote or two thousand with a bookmaker. Most people will be somewhere in between these two extremes. It does not cost a lot to enter a racetrack in the UK for a whole afternoon of entertainment Horse racing is not an easy sport to work out which is why I urge you to read up about it before you bet any real money. You could always paper trade until you get confidence in your selections Wining at horse racing does not require luck although it does help. You can come out on top of bookmakers if you have the right tools. A copy of a good racing paper such as the racing post is a good start. Once you have your copy of a racing paper instead of trying to pick the winners I always eliminate the horses I think will lose. The next thing you must do is try to predict how the race will be run. Will it be a fast or slow pace? The next thing to determine the class of each horse. Has the horse been upped in class or lowered. After this check if your selection can run on the days ground conditions. Some horses can only handle fast going and some only heavy. Remember there is also different types of all-weather surfaces. When you start betting the best way is with straight win single only bets. After you get the hang of these you could move on to the more

exotic bets such as lucky 15, Yankee, Trixie, Patent and Goliath bets. Although these types of bets are more risky the pay-outs can be phenomenal. If you fancy a longshot it may pay for you to use the tote pool. Sometimes the prices on the tote can be two or three times bigger than with a traditional bookmaker. If you are going to the racetrack you could always check the pre parade ring and paddock to see if the horse look fit. A top jockey on board is always o bonus. Here is my system deciding the stake to place on a horse from my betting bank. 1. Good jockey good horse big bet. 2. Poor jockey good horse have a moderate bet. 3. A good horse moderate jockey moderate bet Use these handicapping tips and staking methods and you might even pick the next Grand National winner! Paul Coleman runs a free Horse Racing email tipping service. You can join at: and supplies extensive betting advice and free tips, systems, reviews, etc, at his fully active Blog:

How to win at horse racing and bet to win