The Punters Friend

The Punters Friend : A Guide to Horse Racing and Betting Acclaimed Best Beginner's Guide to the Sport

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The easy-to-use and comprehensive guide to evry aspect of racing and betting. From inside the high-street bookies to tackling the trackside - and now betting online - The Punter's Friend demystifies the world of horse racing and betting. Learn the language of the bookmakers, how to fill in betting slips and understand to form guides. Whether you're a novice, or simply want to improve your ability to pick a winner, everything you need to know is here.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 154 x 234 x 22mm | 764g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 80 diagrams, illustrations
  • 0753510456
  • 9780753510452

About Jack Waterman

Jack Waterman has spent a lifetime in racing and is one of the sport's most respected writers.show more

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"'The best beginner's guide to the sport' The Racing Post"show more

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"The best beginner's guide to the sport."show more

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THE EASY-TO-USE AND COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO EVERY ASPECT OF RACING AND BETTING. From inside the high-street bookies to tackling the trackside - and now betting online - The Punter's Friend demystifies the world of horse racing and betting. Learn the language of the bookmakers, how to fill in betting slips and understand to form guides. Whether you're a novice, or simply want to improve your ability to pick a winner, everything you need to know is here, including: * An A-Z of racing terms * A history of turf and betting * Guidelines on how and where to look for winners * A compendium of bets * Detailed records of the principal courses and big races * The lowdown on owners, trainers and jockeys * Notes on breeding * Racing around the world * How to bet online All you'll need is now is luck!show more

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