Trading Horse Racing

Cheltenham Open meeting

Cheltenham Open meeting

At last, some quality comes back into the jumps season! With the Cheltenham open this weekend we can look forward to the fact that the festival is only four months away! Hey, you need something to look forward to during the, often bleak, winter season. The Open is a useful meeting and volumes will be […]

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Melbourne Cup meeting  – Day three

Melbourne Cup meeting – Day three

I was going to post up a breakdown of the big day, but the unfortunate circumstances surrounding the post race period put paid to that. Couldn’t bring myself to post enthusiastically about proceedings given that. In case you don’t know what happened the BBC has detailed the unfortunate set of circumstances. From a trading perspective […]

05/11/2014 | By | Reply More
Melbourne Cup

Melbourne Cup

Me and the Melbourne cup go back a few years now. Many moons ago I got interested in the ‘race that stops a nation’ and learned that it really did stop the nation, they have a national holiday today. So, intrigued, I got up at 4am one dark winter Tuesday to see what all the […]

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Laying in the sand – Part two – Santa Anita

Laying in the sand – Part two – Santa Anita

So, following on from my trip to Ireland to see Laytown races, I’m now in California and literally laying in the sand. There are a range of reasons for that, but Santa Anita was another item off the bucket list. I’ve put a load of photos on our Facebook page if you want to see […]

31/10/2014 | By | Reply More

Trading strategies

How extrapolation trips people up when trading

How extrapolation trips people up when trading

A trend is your friend, until the end. One of the most common mistakes I see in newbies is trend following. Trend following is when you latch on to a pattern and extrapolate it. It could be a horse that is heavily drifting or coming in, perhaps a football team on a great run or […]

27/10/2014 | By | Reply More
Using Bet Angel football ratings

Using Bet Angel football ratings

You may have seen me post ratings from time to time and a debate raged on the forum about what exactly I was posting and what was it? So I thought I would take time to explain the rationale behind the ratings. You can find the ratings posted to this thread on a regular basis. How […]

25/10/2014 | By | Reply More
95% return on stake

95% return on stake

I thought that headline may grab your attention that the screen shot! Basically it’s an accurate description on what I did last night before the champions league matches started, only I tend to do it on a larger scale and that reduces percentage returns. For this example, which I am documenting in detail for my […]

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Trading football

Saturday Soccer Stats

Saturday Soccer Stats

These stats are brought to your by our friends over at Football Form Labs. Check out their site and the powerful software that sits behind these comments PREVIEW: Arsenal v Man Utd (Sat, 17:30) The past few years have seen Arsenal fail to perform against the best teams in the league time and again, and their record […]

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Saturday Soccer Stats

Saturday Soccer Stats

These stats are brought to your by our friends over at Football Form Labs. Check out their site and the powerful software that sits behind these comments Scotland v Ireland (Fri 19:45): Scotland have drawn the first half in six of their last nine matches Seven of Scotland’s last eight home games have had fewer than three […]

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Saturday Soccer Stats

Saturday Soccer Stats

These stats are brought to your by our friends over at Football Form Labs. Check out their site and the powerful software that sits behind these comments PREVIEW: Liverpool v Chelsea (Sat, 12:45) You could argue Liverpool lost the title last season in their games against Chelsea, as the Blues did the double over the Reds having […]

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Saturday Soccer Stats

Saturday Soccer Stats

These stats are brought to your by our friends over at Football Form Labs. Check out their site and the powerful software that sits behind these comments.  PREVIEW: Man City v Man Utd (Sun, 13:30) Man City’s run of wins came to an abrupt end last weekend as they lost at West Ham while Man Utd salvaged […]

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Trading tennis

US Open Tennis – Trading  short priced favourites

US Open Tennis – Trading short priced favourites

I was chatting with a few fellow traders on Skype during day three of the US Open this week and we commented that there seems to be a lot of surprise results in the WTA tournament, and in particular that both the ‘big name’ players appeared to be very short for starting prices in Grand […]

02/09/2014 | By | Reply More
US Open Tennis – Scoreline statistics

US Open Tennis – Scoreline statistics

A short into to a regular new feature For some time I’ve been analysing various aspects of a number of key sports, but one thing that is the enemy of that is time, I don’t have any! So I’ve taken to surrounding myself with people who do and who are specialist in those areas I can’t devote […]

21/08/2014 | By | Reply More
Sweet spots

Sweet spots

Every market has a sweet sport. Odds that will be reached more often than others, a score. This also applies to trading. Depending on how you chose to enter and exit, there is a sweet spot in terms of when it’s best to trade in and out. When I model a market I’m looking for sweet […]

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