Horse race Betting like any other betting can earn you a lot of profit, but it also comes with a drawback that the disadvantage of betting on horse races is that it can be frustrating or irritating as well. You can not predict which horse is going to win or which horse is going to lose, until the race finishes.
But odds may help you out in selecting where you should place your bet. However, as you might have known that the odds most of the time are favorable to lose. So, The question may have arisen in your mind that, what should you look for when betting on a horse race, right?
Well, do not get worried. You can increase your chances of winning when you have a form guide on your side. Form guide is basically a book provided by the bookmakers which give you information about horse racing.
And as it is said that, having research and Information along with odds, you can input a great amount of cash into your bank account. So, in that book, take a look at the following information.
Finishing place of horse from recent races
The guide will let you know how many times the horse has won the race and the horse secured at which position after the finishing of the race.
This will give you a pretty good idea about the form the horse has. However, one should understand that there are too many reasons for the position of a horse after the completion of a race. Therefore, do not rush in putting a bet on the previous position of the horse in the last race.
Position of gate or stall
As you may know, horse races start when the gate or stall opens. According to a survey, it has been found that the horses which are in the outside gate position are more probable to win the short race and on the other hand, those horses which are positioned on the inside gates are more probable to win the longer race.
Therefore, before placing your bet on any horse, check out the gate/stall position of the horse as well as the course of the race i.e. whether the race is short or long. On the basis of that, place your bet on the horse race.
The rest of the horse
It is said that the more rest the horse will take, the more chances that he is going to lose. However, this is not completely true. Like any other animal, horses also get exhausted after finishing races. Therefore it is important to let them take a rest.
The maximum rest provided to a horse should be one month or two months. If the horse is allowed to rest more than that, he is going to lose, because horses at least need 3 races to get their maximum potential.
On the contrary, if you did not give them rest, they will feel exhausted and they may lose the race. To know about the days since the last match of the horse to win a bet.