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Train's Belmont 11th July Selections news

Train's Belmont 11th July Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 weeks ago

R1- CLAIRVOYANCE gets to the races in her third prep off the back of some nice trial performances. At her most recent was held well together when comfortably holding her opposition to the line in s...

Train's Belmont 24/06 Selections news

Train's Belmont 24/06 Selections

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 1 month ago

R1- CONTINUANCE was good on debut when second behind Born To Rule who looks to have ability. Found traffic in the straight but looked professional in the way he took the gaps when they opened up an...

38 Comments | 1 month ago

Does The Doc do it again? news

Does The Doc do it again?

Chris Nelson | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months ago

We turn into the last day of a Raceday in a familiar position. thedoc the favourite. The winner of the last Raceday competition many moons ago, The 'Doc', an actual Doctor, seems to be...

43 Comments | 3 months ago

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced news

Easter 4 Day Tipping Carnival announced

Perth Turf Talk | Metropolitan Racing | 3 months ago

4 straight days of racing in Western Australia calls for a Tipping marathon! Enter your selections for Ascot Friday, Ascot Saturday, Albany and Bunbury to take the title as the Easter champion....

32 Comments | 3 months ago

The One One - Perth Racing Podcast - G.A. Towton Cup Edition news

The One One - Perth Racing Podcast - G.A. Towton Cup Edition

Terry Leighton | Metropolitan Racing | 7 months ago

Getting stuck in a vortex, buying into This'll Testya, Second-up Simon and a 'Pub Brawl', Terry and BJ tackle all the 'big' issues on a Towton Cup flavoured edition #TheOneOne....

8 Comments | 6 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass 16/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 16/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 8 months ago

Race 1 Looks like a pack of numbers to my eye. Sentimental Gift should be winning. Toyed with them twice at Bunbury and those efforts were split with a narrow defeat when dropping back in...

47 Comments | 8 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass 09/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 09/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 8 months ago

I usually watch the Sky Channel coverage on mute however I decided that I would give it a go on Tuesday and have a listen to some of the expert commentary from the Sky Studio. Well what a bad idea...

15 Comments | 8 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass 02/11 news

Through the bottom of a glass 02/11

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 9 months ago

Was interesting observing the fall out over the #MeechGate on social media this week. Look the owner pays the bills so he can do what he wants. Laughed though when I read that he was left hurt...

11 Comments | 9 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 26/10 news

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 26/10

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 9 months ago

Read with interest on this platform about theories on the early “prices” TABTOUCH are going up with on a Thursday morning. Anyone with half a brain knows these are pretty much fake pric...

12 Comments | 9 months ago

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 18/10 news

Through the bottom of a glass: Ascot Preview 18/10

The Ascot Bar Fly | Metropolitan Racing | 9 months ago

You won't easily notice this iconic character. He’s an enigma. From the Flametree bar at the height of the Perth Cup to the rarely visited top floor of the Group 1 bar, this particular ma...

35 Comments | 9 months ago

70 MATHESON ROAD, ASCOT classified

70 MATHESON ROAD, ASCOT

For Sale | 11 months ago

The Stables! These stables are relatively new, with full renovations & extension in the past few years. Licensed for 14 stables, with all stables having fans for horses comfort. F...

5 Comments | 11 months ago

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User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3114

Agree i'd rather take my chances with them all starting and me keeping the early price. Not sure i was much help lol but i think u got a better post scratching deal with the final Bet365 divvy.

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3114

Unaware of any set formula and i think its discretionary but both list the deduction as 7 cents for the place.Tabtouch were 7 and Sportsbet 6 for Bet 365 announced early they were deducting 6 cents. It appears that the deduction was 6% of the winnings on...

User detonator

detonator 05 Aug | Posts: 2133

Thanks for the info TS.There is nothing worse than getting on early thinking you have snagged the good price, only to check the following morning to see a few have come out. Agghh. :((

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3114

Bugger me my heads spinning lol..that gets confusing. But, you faired better with them than Ladbrokes whose deduction works out correctly at 7% where Bet365 it works out at a 2.5% reduction give or take? I'm used to the straight percentage deduÁtion of t...

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3114

Think Bet365's odds drift protector plays a part mate. I had Play Hard @ $5 the Place with Bet365 put it on 10.30am yesterday.Aragain came out and the deduction is stated as a hefty(shitty even) 21 cents, actual deduction was to 4.16 which is just under 17 ...

User detonator

detonator 05 Aug | Posts: 2133

Unaware of any set formula and i think its discretionary but both list the deduction as 7 cents for the place.Tabtouch were 7 and Sportsbet 6 for comparison so all pretty much the same. 7% of 1.55 = 11 cents so the Ladbrokes figure looks right, it looks like ...

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3114

Unaware of any set formula and i think its discretionary but both list the deduction as 7 cents for the place.Tabtouch were 7 and Sportsbet 6 for comparison so all pretty much the same. 7% of 1.55 = 11 cents so the Ladbrokes figure looks right, it looks like ...

User Chris

Chris 05 Aug | Posts: 3965

Thereís multiple formulas and they make it up as they go

User curmudgeon

curmudgeon 05 Aug | Posts: 1734

The stakes at GP midweek have dropped to "sub prime" levels so perhaps it is time to end the pretense and end the "prime" furphy totally. In order to fill programs at GP & Pinjarra regularly with 9 races of fields approaching capacity the races at the...

User Thunderstruck

Thunderstruck 05 Aug | Posts: 3114

Stuff me! Congrats Madi Derrick