Should Cheltenham favourites be avoided? Bookies vs Punters…who wins?

The Bookmakers are widely believed to enjoy Cheltenham, as they often they are perceived to do very well. But how true is that? OddsMonkey has looked back over the last decade to see just how the Punters and Bookies fared at the biggest Festival in racing… In 2019 we saw eight favourites win, which is […]

Cheltenham Facts – all you need to know

The Cheltenham Festival 2020 is upon us and we take a look at some of the facts surrounding the greatest week in the horse racing calendar. Stats accurate at time of writing  Spokesman Peter Watton is available for comment or one-on-one interviews on this subject or anything connected with a betting market – for more […]

Odds-on favourites – do they win at Cheltenham?

We go into the 2020 Cheltenham Festival looking at the Bankers of the meeting again, and who – if any – will bring home the money. Any horse odds-on in the betting is considered a ‘Banker’ but thay does not always mean a winner will come. OddsMonkey has looked back over the last decade to […]

Grand National in doubt due to Coronavirus worries

The Grand National is in real danger of being postponed with Bookmakers stating it is odds-on for the biggest race in the world not to go ahead because of the Coronavirus outbreak. The Aintree showcase is due to go ahead in little over a month, a matter of weeks after the Cheltenham Festival – which […]

Bookmakers certain Cheltenham Festival will go ahead

Bookmakers do not believe there is much of a chance that the Cheltenham Festival being cancelled because of the Coronavirus. Whilst the Olympics are odds-on to be cancelled later this year, they are being hosted in Asia (Tokyo) – where the virus has emerged from, and the event would also see millions of people moving […]

History maker Tiger Roll backed for treble

Tiger Roll claimed his place in Horse Racing history as he become the first horse this century to defend his Grand National crown. The nine-year-old Irish-born star romped to victory at Aintree, coming in at 4/1 – which made him one of the shortest priced winners of all time. Shortest price National Winners 1919 Poethlyn […]

Cheltenham Bankers – do they come in?

We go into the 2019 Cheltenham Festival looking at the Bankers of the meeting again, and who – if any – will bring home the money. Any horse odds-on in the betting is considered a ‘Banker’ but thay does not always mean a winner will come. OddsMonkey has looked back over the last decade to […]

7 betting apps that will make your life easier

As the old Apple slogan goes, “there’s an app for that”. That’s definitely the case when it comes to matched betting, as there are lots of handy betting apps which make things more convenient. We’ve compiled a list of the 7 best betting apps UK based matched bettors can use to make life a little […]

Ballydoyle to dominate Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot starts this week but Bookmakers are expecting more of the same with continued domination from Irish stable Ballydoyle. Superstar trainer Aidan O’Brien has won best trainer for the last three years, and he is odds-on to do it again. Likewise, Ballydoyle’s number jockey Ryan Moore is conversely odds-on to take the top-jockey prize, […]