Category Archives: Betting

John McCririck Remembered 7-7-19

John McCririck’s death at the age of 79 made me remember happy times learning my racing trade. Big Mac divided opinion however as a young racing enthusiast, he brought the betting ring to life for me. McCririck was far more knowledgeable then he got credit for. McCririck learned there was more money in adopting the persona of…
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Byrnes Night Scorches Bookies

3/8/16 On Tuesday morning, the build-up to a ordinary National Hunt card at Roscommon was catapulted on to social media as well as the lips of racing followers. Charles Byrnes is at it at Roscommon he is going for a treble gamble. The events that unfolded will go down in Irish racing folklore. Charles Byrnes and…
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Betting Rules To Live By

The aim of this feature is to try and give the readers some help as regards how they approach betting. I have come up with five betting rules I try and live by.   1. I urge everybody to be selective when you bet at less than 2/1. There is of course a time to…
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