Lay The Field Fourteen Day Trial – Day Eight Result

You may need to double click on the screen shot for a better view

My Blog post of the week last Monday described a method of laying the whole field in a horse race so that you would profit if at least two horses reached the lay price you set.

Before I start todays round up,  I would just like to thank Scott Ferguson of the Sport is made for betting  blog, for originally posting up this method and bringing it to our attention.

I was so impressed with the concept that I decided to do a fourteen day trial where I would pick one race a day to put the method into action.

Today was the eighth day that I have had the time to put the method into action and as you can see from the screen shot above, it was a losing day.

I decided to set my lay odds at 1.33 again, so that if I did win I would be paid out at odds of nearly two to one.

I decided that I would stick with the all weather and take on a 1 mile 5 furlongs handicap at Lingfield(14:10). The race was a wide open race with 9 runners.

 The race was won by the favourite ‘Wheres Susie’ who won quite easily. Because of the ease of the victory the next lowest traded runner; ‘Soundbyte’ only managed to trade down as low as 4.10 in running. As an aside Soundbyte never even finished in the first three home!

Trial Summary

Number of bets: 8
Winning bets:3
Strike rate: 37.5%
Profit/Loss: +£1.58

I hope you enjoyed this post
Stay patient
Mark

2 comments:

  1. think it works better in the 2m hurdle or chase races... More often a close finish compared to lingfield or southwell.

    Good to see you testing it!

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  2. Thanks for taking the time to comment.

    Scott Ferguson said he believed the same as you, so I am inclined to agree.

    I just wanted to explore as many different angles as this 14 days would allow so as to hopefully give us all a little food for thought.

    Thanks again
    Mark

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