Month: June 2017

The tonic of Best Odds Guaranteed.

I don’t mind admitting that I feel that 2017 has given my betting a new lease of life.  I feel energized and looking back to 2016 I realize just how jaded I had become with the ins and outs and the daily stresses involved in running a portfolio of tipsters.

This is a tough game we play, and although experience can count for a lot, I accept now that in fact it is the early days of betting that can be both the most rewarding financially but also the most fun.  Why?  Because the ‘Best Odds Guaranteed’ concession that new punters can enjoy is an absolute Godsend.

What has made a massive difference to my outlook and level of enthusiasm has been my opening of a new set of bookmaker accounts.  The benefit of experience kicks in, keeping stakes low and doing everything possible to make sure that accounts remain viable for as long a period as possible, but the joy BOG can bring is unconfined!  There’s nothing sweeter than a horse one of your tipsters has picked coming in at grossly inflated odds having experienced a big drift in the market.

9/4 out to 6/1…and storms home!

A fine example of such occurred just last week…a horse called Goodwood Crusader, tipped by the Morning Value Service (Lite) at 9/4.  The nag itself didn’t know it had drifted like a dinghy in a rip tide in the on course market and duly obliged at a massive 6/1!

As a matter of course, the SBC don’t apply BOG to a tipster’s proofed record when putting a service under the review microscope.  And rightly so, as naturally, the first thing a bookie will do if they’re suspicious of a customer’s ability to do anything other than throw money away on mug bets, is remove the concession.  But if you are new to this game, or you have opened a new set of accounts and are able to enjoy the wonder of BOG in all it’s glory, then make the most of it, for they are heady days indeed.

Betting results from Thursday 1st June to Saturday 10th June

Pleasingly, the good form of May has largely continued…

Chasemaster: Staked 5pts, +2pts.

Jason James: Staked 37.5pts, +6.761pts.

Morning Value Service (Lite): Staked 33pts, +9.425pts.

Northern Monkey: Staked 34.75pts, -0.158pts.

Racing Service B: Staked 26pts, +5.5pts.

Pinpoint Golf: Staked 29.4pts, -18.482pts.

Total for June to date: ROI 11.47%, ROC 2.27%.

 

 

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May betting review.

For the most part this year, I have been waiting for the racing services to all come together as a group to produce a strong profit.  One or two of the services have performed well at times, but collectively they had yet to show us what they can do.  May has shown what can happen when they all fire at the same time.

It’s been an excellent month.  Only  one service – Pinpoint Golf – has provided a loss.  All of the racing services have performed admirably, each generating a double figure rate of bank growth.

Chasemaster:  It’s fair to say that 2017 had yet to see Chasemaster fly, but looking at the history of the service we see a pattern emerge; we often have periods of treading water interspersed with bursts of strong profitability.  These might result from a short term purple patch or perhaps a very long-priced winner or two.  What this means is that we need to exercise patience.  That patience was rewarded this month.  Staked 25.5pts, +10.48pts, ROI 41.12%, ROC 10.48%.

Jason James:  After a spell that provoked one JJ follower to email me to ask if I had any concerns about Jason’s tipping, May proved to be a fruitful month for the service.  At one point it felt that Jason was knocking in big winner after big winner just for the hell of it.  I hope that JJ member who was concerned didn’t lose faith and stuck with it!  Staked 92pts, +61.468pts, ROI 66.74%, ROC 30.7%.

Morning Value Service (Lite):  For a service that generally goes about it’s business in a rather quiet and understated way, there were days of explosion from MVS (Lite) this month.  Thursday 11th saw five winners from six bets for an 11 point profit, and Tuesday 23rd witnessed a full house from four bets for another 11.5 points!  Anyone doing the ‘Doubles’ strategy would have cleaned up!  What has been very noticeable from following this service through May is the advantage of BOG.  Those four winners on the 23rd all went off at a longer price than that advised and the difference adds up. Thankfully, I’ve so far largely been able to maintain my BOG concessions from my new accounts, simply by splitting up my bets across different books and keeping stakes at each pretty low.  Long may it continue!  Staked 71pts, +16.375pts, ROI 23.06%, ROC 16.37%.

Northern Monkey:  Of all the racing services in the portfolio, this was the one who for a large part of the month, looked like it was finding the going a little sticky.  Then, on the last day of the month, it came up with the goods to end up with a very nice profit indeed.  Two horses, each backed singly and also as a double, did the business.  Lovely stuff!  Funnily enough, this came just a few days after an email from Wayne saying that he felt his tips were running well but without much luck, and that he believed a “profit explosion” wasn’t too far away.  He’s clairvoyant, that man!  Staked 108.325pts, +18.283pts, ROI 16.87%, ROC 22.85%.

Racing Service B:  Like the other racing services, Will excelled through May.  Guest starring for a week on At The Races was not enough to put him out of his stride and a 14/1 winning tip at the big Chester meeting mid-month set the tone.  Staked 110pts, +25.55pts, ROI 23.22%, ROC 12.77%.

Pinpoint Golf:  The only service this month to hit a bum note.  Of most interest in May though was a data analyst exercise carried out by PG that uncovered some interesting findings.  Sensibly waiting until the dataset was of a size to make such an exercise statistically relevant, the outcome has been a slight change in betting strategy moving forward.  The bank size recommended has also been increased, which is a change I have made to my own bank from 1st June.  All we need now is a winner or two! 🙂  Staked 138.5pts, -52.09pts, ROI -37.61%, ROC -26.04%.

Football Service 1:  Not a huge amount to say really, as May was a quiet month as the domestic leagues wound down.  It has however, been another successful season for the Combo System, and I look forward to following again through 2017/18.  Staked 8pts, +1.24pts, ROI 15.5%, ROC 2.48%.

So there we have it; a darned good month…

Portfolio ROI 16.71%, ROC 9.94%.

More of the same through June would be very nice indeed.  Here’s hoping.

 

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