Horse Racing Handicapping Advice
Handicap races are the most exciting and lucrative angle to take when betting on the horses. As a professional punter, your ability to beat the handicapper and the bookie is key to your success and profits.
Free Handicapping Articles
This site contains contains a selection of free articles written by professional players. You can use them to enhance your own research and betting strategies. You may also reuse the articles on your own website providing you link back to us as the original source.
Many of the articles were written by the original owner of this website, the horse racing handicap expert Joe Takach,
Along with Joe, we have articles written by Ed Bain, Gordon Pine and Charles Carroll , all professional players, who contribute their work.
Where To Start
Start by reading each of the free articles that we have republished on this site. Use the menu on the left to work through each one in order. These will give you an excellent start into the techniques and mindset you will need to successfuly bet on handicap races.
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Using Free Bets
Online betting has opened up the marketplace and gotten the punters a much better deal in recent years. Online betting is competitive, so bookies need to offer better odds and other incentives and bonuses. This can only be good for you! One such incentive is offering free bets when you sign up for a new account, as a welcome bonus. There are many of these avalable. We suggest you check out the complete list of free bets first. If you are a new customer you can open an account with each of the top 10 bookies and claim all the offers.
Which Bookies To Join
We recommend that you only bet at well established online bookmakers. You should aim to join 5-10 different bookmakers so that you can always get the best possible odds on every bet you place. This is very important in making long term profits. There are many websites that give decent and unbiased recommendations on which are the best bookies for horse racing, and Which Bookie's guide is a good starting point. Most bookmakers will give you free bets when you join. We recommend looking at some independent advice for a full list of the most popular free bets currently on the market.
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