The Spring Racing Carnival 2018 is here. Australian thoroughbred racing is the most popular market on the Betfair Exchange, don’t miss your chance to take advantage of the Betfair Starting Price.

Welcome to the 2018 Spring Carnival Mini Hub, your home for everything ahead of this years Spring Racing Carnival.

Betfair isn’t a bookie. We’re a low margin exchange that allows punters to bet against punters. And we want winners.

Are You Arbing the Spring promos?

Spring Racing is peak promotional season from bookies and smart Betfair clients are taking advantage. They back the promos with the bookie and lay them off on the Exchange.

Bonus Money execute this strategy perfectly and even share a Spring Carnival Calendar so you can find all the best offers. You have to check that out, as well the expert articles below:


Are you using the Betfair Starting Price (BSP) this Spring? The BSP has returned a higher price than Best Tote in 63.2% of the 87 Group races run through Saturday October 27thth.  Some results, which all remove the maximum Betfair commission, are:

  • 15/9 – Danehill Stakes: Encryption $26.23 BSP vs $15.5 Best Tote
  • 28/9 – Moir Stakes: Viddora $14.73 BSP vs $10.5 Best Tote
  • 29/9 – Flight Stakes: Oohood $17.22 BSP vs $12.3 Best Tote
  • 29/9 – Epsom Handicap: Hartnell $21.21 BSP vs $17 Best Tote
  • 13/10 – The Everest: Redzel $9.78 BSP vs 7.80 Best Tote
  • 13/10 – Thousand Guineas: Amphitrite: $15.05 BSP vs $13.10 Best Tote
  • 27/10 – Moonee Valley Vase: Stars of Carrum: $112.86 BSP vs $38.6 Best Tote
  • 03/11 – Furphy Sprint: Divine Quality: $29.87 BSP vs $24.10 Best Tote
  • 10/11 – Mackinnon Stakes: Trap for Fools: $35.98 BSP vs $24.50 Best Tote

Extra Insights

If you’re not already aware, we collaborate with legitimate pro punters. Daniel O’Sullivan and his team, The Rating Bureau, are one of the most respected teams in the industry. They share exclusive ratings for popular Twilight and night racing meetings across Victoria. As well as race previews and a whole educational series on how to be a better racing punter. Check them out below:

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