Ways to Win (a Simple Numbers System to Help You Beat the Bookmaker)
Are you one of the millions of people (like me) around the world who seek to increase their wealth above and beyond what they are capable of earning in whatever means of employment, or circumstance they find themselves in?
Do you regularly rely on chance, and place your faith in the lottery, soccer pools, horse racing, or in the many other forms of gambling currently available?
Has your search for the elusive 'Eldorado' or 'Holy Grail' paid off, providing you with a regular in-pouring of wealth and riches?
There are a number of expensive systems on the market claiming to have "proven" results in helping people become instant millionaires, but most of these offer you no better chance then just relying on your own luck. The only person who gets rich is the person selling the system.
I have developed a very simple system of betting. primarily developed to suit horse racing, harness racing, or greyhounds, that is followed with persistence and consistency, WILL prove to be much more fruitful than other systems, and especially the almost impossible chance of winning a big division payout in the lottery.
With the lottery for instance you have to choose six numbers out of a possible 44 or 45 to win the first division, and you need to successfully choose at least 4 of those to gain a decent return at all. I tried this for years myself, and only had three small wins, the largest being $35, in all that time.
What if you only had to select three numbers out of say 16 to 24 numbers? Much better odds of winning wouldn't you agree? My system allows you to do just that.
The good part about this system is that you don't even need to know anything about horses, or greyhounds, you just consistently follow the same numbers of your choosing (birth-dates, favorite numbers etc), and this persistence does pay off.
That Winning Feeling
Few experiences can give you the exhilaration felt when your team or horse wins, even more so if you have invested money on the outcome. When they lose there is an opposite feeling of defeat, disappointment, and sometimes total despair.
The aim of successful gambling is to increase the former, and decrease the latter, so your hobby makes you feel elated more times than not. This is why a betting system that doesn't require a huge outlay is the way to go. You will make regular small profits on your investment, with always the chance of a large payout, without risking a lot of your hard earned cash in the endeavor.
With "Winning Ways" I recommend that you invest no more than $10 on each race that you select. It's then up to you to choose how many races, and race meetings you apply the system to. So you control your outlay, increasing or decreasing it as you see fit. Of course the more races you apply it to, the more you increase your chances of winning.
Another form of selection that I find satisfying is to make a selection based on the horses name, and if it is relevant to an event or something else in your life at the time eg. you or your child's name. This involves pure luck, and coincidence, but you'd be amazed at how successful it has proved for me. This can be incorporated with the "Winning Ways" system by being selective in your choice of races, to increase your success rate even further.
Form vs Numbers
This is not rocket science and you will find that most tipping services will try to charge you for what they call in- depth form analysis, track ratings and a host of other technical advice. What they don't say is that betting on horse races is simply a game of chance like gambling in a casino ie. the punter rarely wins over the long term. So for all the time spent studying form, track conditions, jockeys, trainers etc. it remains a game of luck and any horse can win on its day. That being the case you may as well treat it as just a numbers game and select your favorite numbers to bet on consistently like in the lottery. The odds are you will be just as successful as the punter who spends hours studying form guides.
Lucky Number System
I've been having such a great run of luck with this simple system that I just had to share it with any followers of this hub for free.
It's called the 'lucky number system' because that's precisely what it is. You simply choose your lucky number (in my case it's 6...my birthday). The you simply look through the fields for each race meeting. In my case I look for horse number 6, with 6 barrier position, even better if it is in race 6. If your number is 7, look for horse 7, barrier 7, or race number 7.
You would be amazed the amount of times this small coincidence actually results in winners. I have been betting this way solely for the last 6 months and have come out well ahead, in fact almost every race meeting I have made a profit. If a race meeting does not have a horse with your lucky number as a saddle cloth and with the same barrier number, you can decide whether to go with eg. Race 6 Horse 6 for instance(different barrier). That's up to your discretion.
Give this system a go for a couple of weeks and see the results. I'd love your feedback and comments as to if it was successful for you.
A slight extension of the previous example is what I call the 'birthday double'. My birthday for instance is 6th May so I take a running double in races 5 and 6 selecting horses 5 and 6 in each leg. For a normal minimum $1.00 unit you combine the two horses in each leg 5,6 x 5,6 for a total cost of just $4.00. Substitute these numbers for whatever the day and month of your own birthday and take that double every time you bet. I guarantee it won't be long before those numbers are successful.
If you prefer just to bet on a single horse you can simply incorporate the two numbers from your birthday eg. Race 5 Horse 6, or Race 6 Horse 5 for instance. I also look for horses that are race 5 horse 5 barrier 5, and race 6 horse 6 barrier 6. Here is an example of my latest winnings using this system:
Win 05/10/14 14:13Hobart R5 Win or Place 5. Clan Mcleod @ Top Tote Plus05/10/14$3.10$2.00$5.20
Win 05/10/14 13:58Ballina R6 Win or Place 6. Old Feeling @ 7.00/2.2505/10/14$7.00/$2.25$2.00$9.25
© 2010 John Hansen
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