The Power of Betfair

We've written ad-nauseum about the importance of using Betfair, and the best way to illustrate this is with examples. While it's from some time ago, a good example is a series of winners we had on the Dean's Tips service in late 2016. These winners are a really good example of why we continue to advocate the use of Betfair for all punters.

 

Let's take a look at that series of four winners:

 

October 3rd 2016: All That Is

Official Price Recorded: $6.30
Best Tote Price: $7.10
Betfair Traded Price: Between $7 and $9, all during the last 5 mins of betting.

 

October 3rd 2016: Havana Cigar

Official Price Recorded: $41
Best Tote Price: $42
Betfair Traded Price: Between $50 and $80, all during the last 5 mins of betting.

 

October 2nd 2016: Balrov

Official Price Recorded: $23
Best Tote Price: $19.30
Betfair Traded Price: Between $80 and $120 during the last 20 mins of betting, and $34 to $42 during the last 10 mins of betting.

 

October 1st 2016: Jopa

Official Price Recorded: $18.10
Best Tote Price: $22.30
Betfair Traded Price: Between $30 and $38 during the last 5 mins of betting

 

In addition to this, there was another great example when we got a 100/1 winner at Toowoomba.

 

March 12th 2017: Emmadee

Official Price Recorded: $101
Best Tote Price: $71.50
Betfair Traded Price: Between $430 and $560 during the last 5 mins of betting, Betfair SP $260

 

Just $10 bet on this horse on Betfair netted you up to $5,600, a $4,590 (or 45.9 unit) larger profit than simply backing the horse at 100/1 with the corporate bookies.

 

$560 about a 100/1 winner, $38 about a 17/1 winner, and $120 about a 22/1 winner. This clearly demonstrates the enormous opportunity available to greatly exceed official results, with just a little monitoring of prices during betting.