We’ve already had a look at framing a market. There’s quite a bit to it but once you have your …

Scratchings: How to reset your market

August 3, 2020

We've already had a look at framing a market. There’s quite a bit to it but once you have your…Read More

Betting in winter can be a slog. Wet tracks and lower-quality horses seemingly combines to add another layer of unpredictability …

Wet tracks: can you be a winner?

July 29, 2020

Betting in winter can be a slog. Wet tracks and lower-quality horses seemingly combines to add another layer of unpredictability…Read More

Along with speed maps, sectional times are somewhat of a ‘new’ form factor. They represent data that traditionally wasn’t captured …

Sectional Times: Another Piece Of The Form Puzzle

July 27, 2020

Along with speed maps, sectional times are somewhat of a ‘new’ form factor. They represent data that traditionally wasn’t captured…Read More

What is the Sharpe ratio, and what relevance does it have to the punt? We’ve all heard punters talk about …

The Sharpe ratio, and what it means for punters

July 19, 2020

What is the Sharpe ratio, and what relevance does it have to the punt? We've all heard punters talk about…Read More

Can a sample tell you if a betting approach is profitable? Sample size… how much is enough? I’ve written previously …

Sample size: how big does it need to be?

June 29, 2020

Can a sample tell you if a betting approach is profitable? Sample size… how much is enough? I've written previously…Read More

As we enter the colder, darker months, the heavy track conditions start to appear and many punters get gun-shy. It’s …

Betting in winter: handling heavy track conditions

June 25, 2020

As we enter the colder, darker months, the heavy track conditions start to appear and many punters get gun-shy. It's…Read More

Lay betting is an interesting topic, perhaps because we don’t hear a lot about it from our group of betting …

Lay betting: why not?

June 21, 2020

Lay betting is an interesting topic, perhaps because we don't hear a lot about it from our group of betting…Read More

Continuing our series on the psychology of the punt, we look at the dangers of focusing purely on the outcome of an event.

Outcome bias: it's not all about the result

June 8, 2020

Recently we've been looking at mental traps presented by cognitive biases: so far we've looked at confirmation bias, and hindsight…Read More

We once again delve in the human brain and try to identify the biases we all hold: this time, it’s the dangers of hindsight.

Hindsight bias: don't be a hindsight hero

June 1, 2020

Hindsight bias: why it's a tremendous threat to your betting performance. Cognitive biases Previously we had a look at confirmation…Read More

We like to think our opinions are always correct, and unfortunately this can lead us to interpret new information incorrectly.

Confirmation bias: don't con yourself

May 31, 2020

Confirmation bias is very real, and basically a very simple concept: as humans, we prefer to stick with our current…Read More