HBF Releases 2018 Bettors’ Survey Results

Background At the end of 2018, HBF invited responses from bettors to its annual betting survey. The survey covered various aspects of wagering on UK horseracing and invitations were sent to racing groups on facebook, via racing websites, through twitter and via the Racing UK (as was) email newsletter.  In total, over one thousand bettors […]

Where to bet and where not to bet: a study into 2017 Starting Prices in British horseracing

The Horseracing Bettors Forum has undertaken a study into Starting Prices in Britain in 2017, measuring the “over-rounds” compared to what might be expected given a race’s field size. “Over-rounds” are the bookmakers’ theoretical mark-ups and are derived from the sum of the amount that would need to be staked to return a fixed figure […]