Australian thoroughbred racing is the most popular market on the Betfair Exchange. Please enjoy the following strategies so that you can sharpen your skill set and find an edge on the market.


Horse Racing Trading

Arguably, the biggest revolution developed by the arrival of Betfair’s betting exchange was the ability for punters to trade.

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In Play Stats and Benefits

In Play betting at Betfair means you can Back or Lay from the jump to the finishing post across ...

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ADVANCED LAY BETTING

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Betfair is a low margin exchange, just like Airbnb. We create markets for punters to take on punters. And we want winners.


Advanced In-Play Trading Part 1

Meet the In-Play Trader. A professional in-play betting punter or more specifically, a professional in-play racing trader.

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Advanced In-Play Trading Part 2

There are many different ways to attack an in-play market. My favourite strategy is the concept of back-to-lay. It’s at ...

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Winning Expectations and Staking

Leading horse racing software and database provider, Ratings2Win, provide some fundamental insights into understanding winning expectations and staking for ...

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Another great resource is Betfair’s Customer Insights section. A racing journalist sits down with successful Betfair clients and talks about how they became a pro punter. You’ll often pick up specific strategies that apply to your betting.

For example, if you love going to the track with your laptop then read about Mark, The Punter. If you’re a tech wizard and considering an automated racing strategy, read up about David and his API Bot. Or you may love to trade in-play.

The beauty of the Betfair Exchange is there’s more than one way to skin a cat.


Avoiding Performance Illusions

When it comes to racing, whether it be horse or any other, the universal question that is asked everyday ...

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Understanding Speed Performance Ratings

Speed Performance Ratings (SPR) are best described as an indicator of relative (recent) ability. An understanding of SPR involves ...

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Importance of Jockeys

The importance of jockeys and the weighting that should be given to them has been a long term debate ...

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