[AusRace] Is this fair?

mikemcbain at tpg.com.au mikemcbain at tpg.com.au
Mon Dec 10 13:53:40 AEDT 2018



Here is a recent Statement where the Your Odds were prices taken inside the last 60 secs of Betting.

Some of my earlier work indicated the best price of all may be at 30 seconds to the jump?





From: Racing <racing-bounces at ausrace.com> On Behalf Of norsaintpublishing at gmail.com
Sent: Monday, 10 December 2018 13:23
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Subject: Re: [AusRace] Is this fair?


Yes, thanks Len, a good warning.

Does anyone have any opinions on taking Betfair SP? I started using it recently and have cost myself  a bit by not taking an offered price. 

It appears that Betfair SP is better than the tote and my exchange prices on the losers,  but down a bit when they win. Very annoying. 


On Mon, Dec 10, 2018 at 10:04 AM <mikemcbain at tpg.com.au <mailto:mikemcbain at tpg.com.au> > wrote:



Screen arrived perfectly  in my email and yes I experienced the same thing yesterday and yes only after I was caught!




From: Racing < <mailto:racing-bounces at ausrace.com> racing-bounces at ausrace.com> On Behalf Of L.B.Loveday
Sent: Monday, 10 December 2018 09:18
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Subject: [AusRace] Is this fair?



I don't know if these screen shots will be readable in Ausrace (they were in my test sending to myself), but the first shows a price for #12, Frosty Olaf of 251/26,. I clicked and filled in $50/100 (no prices shown on the ticket). Then clicked Place Bet and the following appeared.


Yes it does show that the price I would take by clicking "Confirm" is 126/14, BUT the odds displayed in the book are still 251/26, and still were when I looked again 5 minutes later. Would some at least just click without noticing the discrepancy? OF COURSE.




In the next case, #7 was scratched  at 7:38 according to Sportingbet.com (remember when Sportsbet also used to show scratching time so you could check deductions? No longer)

At 8:32 I clicked on #8, and it appeared in the ticket, but as above without prices, but still showing $2.50 place in the book.





But the ticket fills at $1.70 with $2.50 still showing in the book, and it was still showing $2.50 4 minutes later.




VERY caveat emptor, as I have warned - yes I picked up the scam, but would everyone, every time? 




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