Jun 19, 2018 07:08 PM
Author: Alex Christodoulou
Punters have a field day
While many of us mug punters are enduring a 'quiet time' of the year, there is no offseason for the standout duo of Sandgroper and Turfcutter. It's a rare occurrence when you don't find one of these punters near the top of the weekly leaderboard. But this week, they quinella'd the top spots, proving themselves as two of the elite punters at theGreatTipOff.com.
Just pipping Turfcutter in total profit was Bunbury local Sandgroper, who raked in $3,390 from $100 win bets on this tip (the standard stake we use for profit calculation). People who follow this article will know that only a fortnight ago, Sandgroper was once again at the head of the pack, with a huge win of almost $12,000 over the seven day period. While this week's figure wasn't quite as high, this type of consistency is exactly what you're looking for when weighing up which punter's tips to follow.
During the last Spring Carnival, Sandgroper gave us an insight into his form analysis approach when he was a regular guest columnist for the website. Even though his methods are on the records, his ability to consistently find good winners at juicy prices is mind-boggling. This week was no exception, with the average winning price of Sandgroper's 20 winners coming in just shy of $7.50.
While the sandy beaches of Bunbury surely inspires Sandgroper, it's the fertile soil around Wagga that must be the talisman of Riverina resident Turfcutter.
With almost three grand in profit from 42 $100 bets representing 70% profit on turnover (POT), Turfcutter had another fantastic week on the punt. Turfcutter's strike rate was especially impressive, with 60% of his win bets saluting in the past seven days. With an all-time profit rapidly approaching $30k using standard stake after not even three years of posting his racing tips on the site, it's no surprise that Turfcutter continues to find himself as one of the tipsters of the week.
The leading media tipster this week was Ben Walker from Sky Racing. The Dubbo boy proved once again that local knowledge is gold on the punt. In Friday's Dubbo meet, Walker tipped 5 out of the 8 winners, including his best bet that got home in Race 1 to kick-start the day with a bang. He finished off with an amazing 181% POT which gave his followers at SKY Racing a very happy afternoon .
Finally, Sydney Morning Herald writer Chris Roots had a big seven days making $1,170 in profit at 47% POT. Roots has been consistent of late, and has recorded a profit for 6 of his last 10 days that he tipped. Like most print journalists, Roots faces the major disadvantage of having to get his tips in up to 72 hours before they jump, in order to meet editorial deadlines. That fact makes his effort all the more impressive.