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Harry Skelton Jockey Profile
26.11.2023, Tokyo, Equinox with Christophe Lemaire up during the 43rd Japan Cup at Fuchu racecourse, JPN. Photo GALOPPFOTO/
Geegeez Racing Syndicates
Fakenham Racecourse
Kempton Park Racecourse 26.12.22 The Ladbrokes Christmas Hurdle Race Constitution Hill ridden by Nico de Boinville wins. Photo Andy Watts /
BURDETT ROAD (Harry Cobden) wins The JCB Triumph Trial Juvenile Hurdle Cheltenham 18 Nov 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill /
Your National Hunt Questions Answered
Down Royal 11-11-23 Gerri Colombe and Jack Kennedy win the Ladbrokes Champion Steeplechase (Grade 1) Photo: Healy Racing / Racingfotos
Third Time Lucki and Harry Skelton win the From The Horse's Mouth Podcast Novices' Chase at Cheltenham. 13/11/2021 Pic Steve Davies/
Cody’s Wish and Junior Alvadaro win the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile, 11.4.23 at Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA Photo Mathea Kelley /
AUGUSTE RODIN (Ryan Moore) wins The Breeders' Cup Turf Santa Anita 4 Nov 2023 - pic Steven Cargill /
Marche Lorraine and Oisin Murphy win the Breeders’ Cup Distaff Del Mar Racecourse, Del Mar, California 11-6-21, Photo Mathea Kelley /
JEPECK (Rex Dingle) wins The Smart Money's On Coral Novices Hurdle Chepstow 7 Dec 2019 - Pic Steven Cargill /
King Of Steel and Frankie Dettori win the Qipco Champions Stakes at Ascot for Amo Racing and Roger Varian. 21/10/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
Royal Ascot 23-6-23 Shaquille and Oisin Murphy win the Commonwealth Cup (Group 1) for owners Hughes/Rawlings/O'Shaughnessy and trainer Julie Camacho (left) Photo Healy Racing /
CITY OF TROY (Ryan Moore) wins The Dewhurst Stakes Newmarket 14 Oct 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill /
HAMMER GUN first, the rest nowhere, on the old Southwell fibresand. THIS IMAGE IS SOURCED FROM "RACINGFOTOS.COM"
Steamers and drifters. 14/9/2018 Pic Steve Davies/
Woodhay Wonder and P J McDonald win the £150,000 Tattersalls October Auction Stakes for trainer Tom Ward at Newmarket. 7/10/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
The truth about steamers and drifters
01.10.2023, Longchamp, Ace Impact with Cristian Demuro up wins the Qatar Prix de l Arc de Triomphe at ParisLongchamp racecourse, FRA. Photo GALOPPFOTO/
AHOY SENOR (right, Derek Fox) en route to another dobbing success, with HEWICK (left, Jordan Gainford) Cheltenham 17 Mar 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill /
HIGHLY SPRUNG (Silvestre De Sousa) wins The La Continental Cafe Handicap Yarmouth 14 Sep 2016 - Pic Steven Cargill /
Not So Sleepy and Oisin Murphy win the Dubai Duty Free Autumn Cup Handicap from Salt Bay at Newbury. 23/9/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
Continuous and Ryan Moore win the Betfred St Leger for trainer Aidan O'Brien and Coolmore. 16/9/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
Coronet (L. Dettori) wins Darley Prix Jean Romanet Gr.1 in Deauville, France 18/08/2019, Photo Zuzanna Lupa /
Warm Heart (JW. Doyle) wins Qatar Prix Vermeille Gr.1 at ParisLongchamp, France, 10/09/2023, Photo Zuzanna Lupa /
How to create ratings: examples
Hoo Ya Mal and Marco Ghiani at Newmarket. 13/4/2022 Pic Steve Davies/
Coquelicot and Rex Dingle win the Mariner System Mares' Handicap Hurdle in the geezgeez colours at Ascot. 19/11/2022 Pic Steve Davies/
Creating and testing simple horse racing ratings, part 3
ABSURDE (Frankie Dettori) wins The Sky Bet Ebor York 26 Aug 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill /
Longstanding maiden after 105 races, Celebrity with Erika Parkinson on board win the Bet At Fillies Handicap at 33/1 for trainer Lisa Williamson at Haydock. 6/8/2021 Pic Steve Davies/
Inspiral (L. Dettori) wins Prix Du Haras De Fresany-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois Gr. 1 in Deauville, France, 13/08/2023, photo: Zuzanna Lupa / racingfotos
Creating and testing simple horse racing ratings, part 3
The Practice of In-Running Betting
How to create ratings: examples
QUICKTHORN ridden by Tom Marquand winning The Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup (Group 1) at Glorious Goodwood 1/8/2023 Photo Ian Headington /
2020/21 Football Season Preview
Glorious Goodwood Day 3 Preview, Tips
Busy betting ring at Goodwood. 3/8/2019 Pic Steve Davies/
Paddington and Ryan Moore win the Coral Eclipse Stakes from Emily Upjohn at Sandown. 8/7/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
Glorious Goodwood: Pace and Draw Pointers
Kyprios and Ryan Moore win the Al Shaqab Goodwood Cup from Stradivarius and Trueshan. 26/7/2022 Pic Steve Davies, RACINGFOTOS.COM
Hukum and Jim Crowley win the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes from Westover and King Of Steel at Ascot. 29/7/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
Galway and Goodwood Draw and Run Style/ Pace Biases 2022
In-Running Betting: Tips, Tricks, Aids and Hacks
The Practice of In-Running Betting
The Theory of In-Running Betting on horseracing
Roving Reports
The Psychology of In-Running Betting on Horse Racing
Pinball Wizard: In-Running Betting Introduction
2-7-23 Curragh. Auguste Rodin and Ryan Moore win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Group 1). (c) Pat Healy / Racingfotos
How to create an odds line, aka tissue, in horseracing
Creating your own odds line / tissue
CITY OF TROY ridden by Ryan Moore winning The bet365 Superlative Stakes (Group 2) at Newmarket 15/7/2023 Copyright: Ian Headington /
Geegeez Racing Syndicates
HIGHLY SPRUNG (Silvestre De Sousa) wins The La Continental Cafe Handicap Yarmouth 14 Sep 2016 - Pic Steven Cargill /
Paddington and Ryan Moore win the Coral Eclipse Stakes from Emily Upjohn at Sandown. 8/7/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
17.06.2014, Royal Ascot, GB, Kingman beats Night of Thunder in the St James's Palace Stakes. Photo FRANK SORGE/
STAR OF MYSTERY (William Buick) winner of The Maureen Brittain Memorial Empress Fillies Stakes Newmarket 1 Jul 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill /
2-7-23 Curragh. Auguste Rodin and Ryan Moore win the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Group 1). (c) Pat Healy / Racingfotos
CURRAGH 25-June-2022. Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Group 1) WESTOVER jockey COLIN KEANE being congratulated by his boss Ger Lyons after his Derby success. Photo Healy Racing /
Dylan Cunha, being interviewed at Newmarket by Laura King of Dubai Racing TV, May 2022
Royal Ascot 2023: Day 4, Friday, Preview
Royal Ascot, Kyprios with Ryan Moore up wins the Ascot Gold Cup at Ascot racecourse, 16.06.2022 GB. Photo GALOPPFOTO/
Royal Ascot 2023: Day 2 Preview, Tips
Royal Ascot Day 1 preview and tips
Blue Rose Cen and Aurelien Lemaitre win the Prix de Diane Longines, Hippodrome de Chantilly, Chantilly, France, Mathea Kelley /, 6/18/23 is voted SBC 'Best Betting Website 2023' *and* SBC 'Best Betting Data Resource 2023'
ROOKWITH Ridden by B. A. Curtis Left) wins from GRAND DIAMOND (Centre) Ridden by Daniel Tudhope at Musselburgh 07/08/09 Photograph by John Grossick / racingfotos
Roving Reports
Princess Chizara, trained by Conrad Allen and ridden by Darragh Keenan, makes virtually all in great style to win on debut at Brighton for owner Ify Madueke
Placepot fun with Tix ticket builder
11-9-21 LEOPARDSTOWN. ST MARK'S BASILICA and Ryan Moore (purple) win the Irish Champion Stakes (Group 1), beating Tarnawa and Poetic Flare. Photo Healy Racing /
Site Update: June 2023
03.06.2023, Epsom Downs, Auguste Rodin with Ryan Moore and connections (Michael Tabor 2nd right from the horse) after winning the Derby at Epsom Downs. Photo GALOPPFOTO/
Soul Sister and Frankie Dettori win the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York. 17/5/2023 Pic Steve Davies/
Qipco British Champions Sprint Stakes (Group 1) (British Champions Series) Glen Shiel and Hollie Doyle (left) hold on from Brando and Tom Eaves (yellow) by a nose 17-10-20 Photo Bill Selwyn /
PRB Heat Map is part of the May 2023 Gold Upgrades
Pace and Run Style in Horse Racing Pic Steve Davies/
Theleme jumps clear of Klassical Dream in the Racing TV Grande Course de Haies d'Auteuil, 20th May 2023APRH
Roving Reports
PACTOLUS ridden by Callum Rodriguez in The Betway Winter Derby Stakes (Group 3) at Lingfield 23/2/19 Photo Ian Headington /
MARHABA YA SANAFI (right, Mickael Barzalona) beats ISAAC SHELBY (left) in The Emirates Poule d'Essai des Poulains Longchamp 14 May 2023 - Pic Steven Cargill /
Part 1 of Betting Angle Research: it needn't be this complex!
Mawj (blue of Godolphin, trained by Saeed bin Suroor and ridden by Oisin Murphy) just bests Tahiyra (Dermot Weld, Chris Hayes) in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket

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