Can you win money through stable information ?
Can any tipster give you this ?
Is this the best route to winning money at betting
Well I don't think so. I have long held views that
there are two types of
information. These being what I term "Primary Information
"and" Secondary Information"
As opposed to being " Secondary ", I would
say that "Primary Information" is information
that VERY FEW people get to hear about. This is information
that is NOT in the public domain and it is information
that can not be bought easily, can't be guessed, can't
be found without great effort and expense and cant be
bettered . I'd say that no tipster or system can identify
it. My point is, that NO tipster can consistently give
you Primary Information on a regular basis. They can
usually only give you Secondary Information . That's
one reason why 95% of tipsters fail .
Certain horses from top stables this year I believe
were perfect examples of "Primary" information.
These are horses that don't always gallop with other
horses and certainly not with "work watchers"
peering through binoculars. They are never mentioned
in dispatches or gallop reports, they are animals that
have a certain amount of ability that has been hidden
including the stable staff, the "pay for information"
merchants and the
loose talking work watchers. The stable lads don't know
and very rarely do the head lads .
The only people in the know are the Trainers and the
Owner when appropriate. The Bookmakers intelligence
system fails as the
money is placed off shore and abroad and it does not
cause a ripple in the market. There are clues when this
happens. It's often when an horse wins easily when not
backed in the market and then goes on to prove its class
against better animals. You won't get this kind of information
from anyone unless you are Very closely connected in
the upper tier of the game.
This is the sort of information that comes from a variety
of sources, that is already in the "public domain".
Many people "pay "contacts for direct horse
racing information. This comes from people like stable
lads, head lads, bookmakers, credit offices,and is often
not much good.
It's "secondary" in the fact that the information
is easily accessible to a significant number of people.
Far too many people know about it, bookmakers get it
as well, and the danger here is that all you are getting
are snippets and part of the" rumour mill merry-go-round"
that far too many others have access to . Every day,
horse racing is littered with horses that can be described
as being "secondary information" horses.
I know from my time in horse racing ownership that
don't tell their staff anything at all that's sensitive.
Head lads are kept
in the dark when it matters most and the stable lads
are very rarely
connected to anything that's "hot". A stable
lad, or a head lad may see a horse work well, be fit,
happy and content and the better ones may be a decent
enough judge to predict that the horse can run its best
race on any given day and they may have heard the trainer
"fancies" the horse on any given day but they
don't often get the full picture or the full truth.
You may have heard tipsters say things like "My
man at Reveley's says this is very strong " or
"my mole at Dunlop's says this worked brilliantly
on Tuesday . I certainly have. These people, who are
often in underpaid jobs, try and improve their finances
by taking money from the desperate who want to get what
they see as information from a stable that they feel
they can win money from. I can't blame either side here.
I am not against a bit of entrepreneurial initiative
by staff or from Joe public trying to gain an edge through
greasing a few palms but my point is that almost ALL
this information is already known by many people and
already in the public domain . All you have to do is
watch Betfair and see these "secondary information"
horses everyday. They are a dime a dozen but don't assume
that the information is special. It's simply too widely
known and rarely profitable long term .
Like many I have tried the "private information"
route before but unlike
most others, I have seen it for what it is and have
for a long time
believed that this is not the sole answer to making
money at betting on Horses . I occasionally receive
some strong "Primary" information and on occasions
pass that on to members but I do not base my betting
or my bets on this form of betting very often . When
it happens I make sure that it is private and not generally
accessed by the masses .
There is a place for information but I am not a slave
to it and you wont win long term if you rely on it to
the detriment of other types of analysis . Like many
in the industry for years, I have a team of informants
and confidants that pass on all their best news to me
but experience over many years has taught me to sieve
it, examine it in light of many other factors and treat
it professionally and assess it for what it is .