The Tote is a horse racing pool and does not offer fixed odds. All the money that is bet is added to the pool and winning bets are paid from it. There is far more to Tote betting that placing win and each way bets, though of course you can do this. Here we will …
Betting for Beginners
There are a number of alternative ways to bet on the horse racing results and in this article we will outline betting on a win (a straight bet) and betting each way.
The 15 November 2008 was an interesting punting day for your columnist. I’ve punted £48 Million in my life but one needs to keep on learning in order to stay in the game. Heard of the “Bookies in Rollers punters on bicycles” one………?
With the falling of the autumn leaves come the passing of one Flat racing season and the start of the National Hunt season. The National Hunt season has been going for a few months but the better horses do not tend to come out until November.
The yearling sales are the breeders’ harvest. Breeders come in many forms. They are either self-made business people who love to keep a few mares at their country home or are commercial stud owners who may have other people’s mares boarding.
Bet void, Rule 4, Balloted out, Non-runner, no bet. Are you confused? Bookmakers make much money out of ill-informed punters who are unaware of the refunding of bets that often takes place.