With all the focus that punters place on "backing a winner" we tend to overlook the money being made on the place. A different market with a totally different risk-reward equation. Often overlooked by the punter due to its apparent lack of returns, three horse racing tipsters at theGreatTipOff.com are proving there is very good money to be made through place betting.
Professional kiwi horse racing tipster Foxones has developed a system over 25 years that leads him to his selections which he records at theGreatTipOff.com. Over the past 12 months his tips have placed 81% of the time with an average price of $1.77. Punters following Foxones place tips with $100 win bets would be sitting on a massive $13,596 profit for the 12 month period. Not bad work and an encouraging statistic when you consider that Foxone's picks come from a system that is being tuned for improvement.
Tajrossi3 boasts a 49% place strike rate with the average price from his place picks at a very impressive $2.58. Over the past 12 months $100 punters following his place tips have accumulated a massive $6,561.
Funguschops has a 57% place strike rate with an average price of $2.22. Because of the significant volume of tips placed, punters backing his tips taking best tote prices would have accumulated a massive $69,714 clear profit. That's an incredible effort!. Almost $70k clear profit over 12 months simply by following Funguschops' tips with $100 palce bets. Even $10 bets would have got you close to $7k.
To follow these talented form analysts just click their names which will take you to their tipping websites, then click the envelope icon and follow the prompts to receive an email each time their tips post.
Last Saturday's list of top profit makers revealed a tipster who has recently moved from being a semi-professional to a full-time professional horse racing punter. Looking at this weekend's form it looks as though his decision might have been a good one. MikeMcBain was the highest profit maker using both win profit on turnover and $100 win bet return on Saturday. From his 8 tips he delivered $100 win bet punters a huge $9,870 in profit, which equates to 1,234% profit on turnover or over 12 times turnover.
McBain's effort came after delivereing punters a nice cash return on Friday when he tipped 5 winners from his 9 tips including a $22.80 winner at Mount Gambier races. All together his Friday tips gave $100 win bet punters a $2,740 profit. Thursday was another winning day with 51% profit on turnover delivered to punters following his tips.
Using Saturday's tips as a proxy for the battle between punters and the bookies, the bookies ended up in front by 5.7% of turnover.
35% of Saturday's tipsters made money.
34% never collected at all during the day.
With the running of the Doomben Cup tomorrow punters who rarely punt on anything north of the NSW border are likely to be putting in some heavy hours of home work tonight to sort the form out. We've spoken often enough in our news articles about the challenges associated with doing the form at tracks where punters have little knowledge.
With Doomben's tight turns it's typically harder for the outside runners to get home creating an inherent bias towards front runners. This typically draws attention to gate speed and barrier draws. So just how much emphasis should punters put on the barrier draw? How does that vary for middle distance races like the Doomben Cup? How important are speed maps for a racecourse like this?
For those punters who don't care much for taking a crash course in the peculiarities of Doomben racecourse we've singled out the two highest all time earness tipsters at the track using the entire tipping history at theGreatTipOff.com.
Pro horse racing tipster Explicit boasts 59% win profit from 46 life time tips at Doomben delivering $100 punters a win profit of $2,714.
You can subscribe to the free email alert services for these Doomben tipping experts by clicking their titles and then clicking the envelope icon on their home page and following the prompts. An email will be sent to you within 15 minutes of their tips being posted.
Good punting on Doomben Cup day!