Betting offers for the 2022 Grand National will start to become very thin on the ground as the race gets closer. In fact, expect most bookers to promptly withdraw all offers from Friday afternoon ahead of the race on Saturday, April 9th. Not so with Paddy Power, so if you’re looking for some real value […]

I have to say that this year the bookmakers have been very slow to offer Non Runner No Bet on the Grand National betting markets. Last year they went as early as February which can in part be explained by the fact that high street bookmakers were not open at the time. Hence the need […]

For those who head to the races on a regular basis, reading the horse racing form has become second nature. But what about those of you who don’t know your PU from your F? Just how exactly do you read the horse racing form and can it help you make better betting decisions? I’m going […]

It would seem that gone are the days when all you had to do to place a bet was to head to your local bookies. Even then the number of them around were few and far between and they certainly were not as glossy or as inviting as they are these days. And while it […]

Can you imagine my surprise when minutes after the 2021 Grand National weights were revealed yesterday, I discovered that Paddy Power had gone Non-Runner Money Back on the race? Never has a bookmaker gone out with this offer so quickly before. In fact, in previous years, it’s generally only a couple of weeks before the […]

We don’t have long to go before the world’s greatest steeplechase, the Grand National 2020, gets underway. As part of a three day Aintree Festival, this is a race with universal appeal and the one that everybody loves to have a flutter on. And bookmakers know it. So they spend all year coming up with […]