Do past results actually matter that much? A fascinating look at why SP profile may be more relevant than the actual outcome of a race.

What is SP Profile and how can punters use it?

August 7, 2022

Maybe you've heard the term 'SP Profile' during racing broadcasts or preview shows. Many serious form students pay very close…Read More

If you can’t handle variance, you’ll never be a successful punter. What it is, why it happens, and how you can learn to ride it out.

Variance and regression to the mean: How to handle it

August 1, 2022

“Nothing is as good as it seems, and nothing is as bad as it seems. Somewhere in between lies realty.”…Read More

We take an in-depth look and ask the pro punters: is there any value left in place betting, or should we stick to win betting only?

Is there a place for place betting?

July 31, 2022

You’ll hear a range of opinions on place betting. There are some advocates of it. Many others have little time…Read More

Picking winners is great, but it’s not what makes a profitable punter. Want to win? This is what’s required for truly profitable punting.

The five most important lessons for profitable punting in 2022

July 25, 2022

We bang on a lot about value when it comes to profitable punting. The reason is simple: without finding and…Read More

You could become a professional punter if you have these 12 qualities. Are you ready? See how many you can tick off.

How to become a professional punter: The 12 things you need

July 18, 2022

Most people who have ever had a great run on the punt start to wonder if maybe... just maybe... they…Read More

It’d be nice if punting wins came in a steady, predictable pattern. They don’t, due to variation. Here’s how you can reduce variation.

Variation in betting: Why it sucks and how to reduce it

July 13, 2022

In a perfect world we win at a consistent rate, earning the profit we expect to make each and every…Read More

We’ve all heard the term. But when should you allow a horse a ‘forgive run’ and disregard a poor performance? We list some examples.

The 7 situations when you should allow a horse a forgive run

June 20, 2022

The cliched "forgive run" is when you overlook one poor performance on the basis that it was simply too bad…Read More

Knowing when to bet and seize the best price can make a huge difference to your results. We ask a pro punter how he approaches it.

When to bet: early or late? The 3 factors to consider

June 13, 2022

When to bet... early or late? First things first: nobody knows exactly when to bet every time. You need a…Read More

We know it’s important to get the best odds. But here’s an example of how big the impact of a slightly better price can be on your results.

Best odds: The importance of price

June 11, 2022

You might have heard the punting mantra “it’s all about price”. Assuming you have a profitable set of tips and…Read More

Even the best have been there: it’s an unavoidable fact of life for punters. Here’s how an expert punter deals with drawdown.

An expert punter's 5 tips for dealing with a drawdown

June 6, 2022

Prior to the public launch of Alpha Racing, expert analyst Alfie had a long winning record on his bets. Then…Read More