Things definitely quieting off now, but here’s a low stakes/high return system that I’ve ironed out over 2010-2014 inclusive – 5 years of profit. And then a bonus!
Beginning each year on the Saturday of the Ayr meeting and including all turf flat races at all courses (i.e. not the all-weather, but yes to NH flat) and backing ONLY in the first and last race at each venue except when the race contains an odds-on to 6/5 favourite, here are each year’s results of 16/1+ winners:
2010 this day to END OF SEPTEMBER: 67 races returned 250 points to SP!!!
2011 ditto: 72 races returned 270 points to SP!!!
2012 ditto: 42 races returned 72 points to SP!
2013 ditto: 56 races returned 180 points to SP!!!
2014 ditto: 64 races returned 159 points to SP!!!
Imagine what Betfair paid! There’s more! Jumps races also came good with this system, also through to end of September:
2010: 33 races returned 174 points to SP!!!
2011: 35 races returned 110 points to SP!!!
2012: 22 races returned 42 points to SP!
2013: 21 races returned 55 points to SP!!!
2014: 22 races returned 102 points to SP!!!
Think what you’re going to do when you put these together. That’s right, you’re going to make money. Now nobody can be expected to pick the winner outright in these races, but by selective application of standout observations during the collating of the results over that five year period, we can whittle down our selections to a manageable number. This afternoon or early evening, I’ll have a list up for you of the best and worst days each year (2012 was down to hideous weather and therefore becomes a bit of an anomaly). I’ll mention now though that the 1st day of each year (a Saturday equivalent to today) went as follows:
NO JUMP selections have won over the five years on this first day, so just concentrate on FLAT TURF (incl. Flat NH):
Saturdays: Apart from 2011 where 6 races did zilch, ALL other Saturdays produced winners.