Although on the surface it may “feel” right, hope is not a strategy, and relying on the belief that you’re ‘due’ is not sensible for punters; only pregnant ladies.

The first time is somewhat flattering, the second time mildly amusing but by the third time it’s just annoying; I’m talking about being banned by your bookie and it’s a problem encountered by successful punters throughout the world.

A punter’s bank might be $1,000 or it might be $100,000 but the percentage of their bank outlayed on any one race is the same and this maintains a good balance between achieving profits and protecting your capital.