This is what Tip­sters Hate most

Here are the six main bug­bears for top tip­sters

Racing Ahead - - BETTING GODS -

Here at Bet­ting Gods, our tip­sters of­ten get asked what are the most frus­trat­ing as­pects of the life of a tip­ster – so we de­cided we’d share with you the six things they hate the most!

NO6 THE DREADED COUGH

Some­times horses you’ve tipped-up run way be­low ex­pec­ta­tions,and it re­ally ran­kles when the in­ter­viewed trainer sud­denly tells you that a few of his string have been cough­ing. How­ever, it’s even more frus­trat­ing when that same trainer wins with a horse you would have tippedup the very next day if he hadn’t shared that piece of in­for­ma­tion.

NO5. LOS­ING OUT IN A PHOTO FIN­ISH

Be­ing a tip­ster can be stress­ful enough, and there’s ab­so­lutely noth­ing worse than ag­o­nis­ing over a photo fin­ish, only to find out that your tip has got col­lared right on the line. It’s even worse when you see on the re­play that your horse was in front just be­fore the line and just af­ter it – but some­how not on it.

NO4. ALL DRESSED-UP AND NOWHERE TO GO

If there’s no bet­ter thrill for a tip­ster than high­light­ing the horse with the best chance in a race and watch­ing it win,then there’s noth­ing more frus­trat­ing than know­ing you’ve picked the best horse and watch­ing it some­how lose.This usu­ally hap­pens when a horse gets stuck be­hind horses and can’t get out,or when it wins a race on its own side of the track but gets beaten by horses more favourably drawn – and boy is that frus­trat­ing!

NO3. USE­LESS WEATHERFORECASTERS

There’s noth­ing worse than check­ing the weather forecast, then spend­ing a chunk of time try­ing to work out which horse is go­ing to win on the pre­vail­ing good-tofirm ground, only to find that the course was hit by a freak storm that no over­paid weather fore­caster could see on their ex­pen­sive ma­chines.

NO2. LONG LOS­ING RUNS

Long los­ing runs are frus­trat­ing, in­deed stress­ful for tip­sters who make their liv­ing by a com­bi­na­tion of bet­ting on their own tips and pro­vid­ing that in­for­ma­tion to oth­ers. How­ever, ex­pe­ri­enced tip­sters know these los­ing runs will hap­pen at some point – and that’s why they rec­om­mend that all fol­low­ers adopt the cor­rect bet­ting bank to al­low for these pe­ri­ods.

NO1. BE­ING JUDGED ON JUST A FEW TIPS

As a tip­ster,all we can ask pun­ters is to be given a fair crack of the whip. Any tip­ster worth his salt will tell you that mak­ing money from bet­ting on horses has to be a long-term in­vest­ment, how­ever many pun­ters pay­ing for tips for the first time ex­pect to get rich quick – which is sel­dom the case.There­fore, if you’re cur­rently fol­low­ing a tip­ster, or think­ing about pay­ing to fol­low one in the near fu­ture, please give them the chance to prove their tal­ents over a de­cent pe­riod of time such as a few months (prefer­ably a year) - not just a hand­ful of tips!

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