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Welcome to the learn to bet like a pro education portal. Here we will educate you towards becoming a more successful punter. At times we will challenge conventional betting and form based theories. We promise to only provide you with valuable information that will assist in - Keeping you in front !

Some of the information contained in this section,  may at times lead to an uncomfortable feeling, in that it will often challenge these conventional beliefs. Rest assured though that we will always do our absolute best to provide you with nothing but factually correct and proven findings, supported by real data, that are designed to increase your betting IQ.

Unfortunately many other racing services continue to dish out propaganda or otherwise factually incorrect misinformation having no regard to the likelihood that you may in fact make betting decisions based on what they publish.

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General articles are available to all visitors of this site to participate in the knowledge and information that these articles offer. Member articles are available to those that have registered as members on our website (registration is at no cost).  Special Reports reveal useful statistical analysis. These reports have been reviewed by a number of high profile industry participants. 

 

 
R2W AXIS Educational Tools:
 AXIS VIDEO TUTORIALS

View a series of short videos that demonstrate the capabilities of the Axis software. You will see a 'live' demonstration of the modules and get a hands on feel just how easy it is to use the software. Further details can be obtained from the Axis Page and in articles below.  See the videos

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 THE Introduction to Axis Educational articles  

This is a series of articles that summaries the entire functionality of the Axis software. New users of Axis will also get great benefit from reading these articles as they will obtain an better understanding of the functions and benefits are that the program offers.  See the articles

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Special Reports and Media:
R2W Special Reports

We are often asked to submit content that is of interest for other racing websites and publications. These articles reveal useful statistical analysis and also include from time to time opinion pieces. They  have been reviewed by a number of high profile industry participants that include on course rails bookmakers, jockeys, professional punters and form analysts and journalists.     See all Reports

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 R2W Media Interviews

Our Media presence is growing every day. Apart from segments on RSN Radio between Paul Daily and Nadia Horne we are also featured on other sites such as Racing Rant and The Punters Show.  See all content

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 General Articles:
 
GEAR CHANGES? ... FINALLY.

For what seems an eternity, punters have been grappling with one very important element of the form, gear changes. As punters ourselves, we totally understand the frustration of the process of obtaining accurate gear changes.    Read more

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 THE POWER OF CONVICTION

Have you ever seen the road shimmer in the heat and swear that you are seeing a puddle in the distance? Or have you been lucky enough to see an even more elaborate Fata Morgana? Google it, there are some far out images to show what can happen. Your mind is deceived by the apparent evidence based on what you perceive. A mirage!    Read more

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IF YOU WANT TO BE A SUCCESSFUL PUNTER, DO YOU NEED A CHECKLIST?

All successful punters follow a set method or approach towards identifying the right races and horses upon which to bet. Whilst we recognise that they may approach this task differently, they all apply own unique approach on a consistent basis which is essential.   Read more

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 UNDERSTANDING SPEED PERFORMANCE RATINGS

Speed Performance Ratings (SPR) can be described as an indicator of relative (recent) ability. An understanding of SPR involves much more than a comparison of overall race times.   Read more

 COMMONSENSE PUNTING RESOLUTIONS

In order to be a successful and winning punter, you must be prepared to develop the work ethic and discipline required towards researching those factors that have a profitable edge (undervalued by the market). If you are indeed to profit from racing, then here are some important form factors worth considering....   Read more

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 THE MAIN REASON AS TO WHY MOST PUNTERS LOSE

Statistics will reveal that the majority of punters (somewhere between 95 - 98%) lose on a long term basis. There are a multitude of reasons that this occurs and you will hear different theory's that describe what the Number 1 major cause is.  To me it revolves around issues such as ..... Read more

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 HOW TO MEASURE YOUR SUCCESS AS A PUNTER

When you are looking at your results, POT (profit on turnover) is the widely accepted measure of performance. Here is the truth! It may not be all that it promises in the real world of betting ..... Read more

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 OBTAINING BETTER PRICES ABOUT YOUR SELECTIONS

Obtaining better prices about your selections may be more important to your success as a punter than the actual horses you back. Having known this myself for many years I have decided to share with you the dramatic effect this could have on your own betting activities. .... Read more

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 COMPUTER FOR PUNTING  

We are often asked for advice on computer hardware and so we thought it would be a good idea to let you know our thoughts on the matter. This article is designed to give a broad overview that focuses on areas that we are mostly asked about .... Read more

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  THE GROWTH OF RATINGS2WIN.  

 Follow the growth curve of Ratings2Win from when the ratings that are in Axis started to be first produced in 2006. See the continuous development that has placed us at the top .... Read more

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 Members Articles:
BUILDING A SYSTEM, THE GATEWAY TO LONG TERM PROFITS

We are often asked by new clients how one should go about building a system. In this article we will explain to you how to design a system so that you can have confidence in it and be able to profit long term from its application.  When systems fail, it is often attributed to their architect failing to do the necessary extra work. Our advice flies in the face of popular belief and yet its benefit will be plain and logical for all to see. Don't miss out on this piece of valuable advice. ..... Read more

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 STAKING PLANS

Most punters are long-term losers not because they can’t pick winners, but because they adopt a poor and undisciplined approach to their staking. They size their bets often using gut feel rather than a proven staking method. .... Read more

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 WHAT IS YOUR REAL WINNING CHANCE ?

As a punter you need to have a realistic expectation of what each of your bets winning chances are in order to succeed in the long term and stay a winner .... Read more

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 HOW THE PROFESSIONALS STAKE THEIR BETS

Following on from our last article, "What is your real wining chance?", I wanted to illustrate that to make a punting a success you must learn how to stake your bets (i.e. level or in proportion to a horses winning chance) correctly .... Read more

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 WHAT IS THE SP WORTH ANYWAY?

The starting price or SP as its commonly known, has historically been the most factually accurate predictor of a horses performance. Learn how you can gain an advantage over other racing software users/providers .... Read  more

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  WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE WINNING RUN ARRIVES

You just had another winning day. You are on a roll and flying high! Looking at your betting bank you wonder what all the fuss is about, how anything so easy could be so profitable. .... Read more

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 WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE LOSING RUN ARRIVES

You just had another losing day. You are the slide downwards into what seems like an never ending losing cycle! .... Read more

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 ASSESSING FIRST UP HORSES - THE TRAINER PERSPECTIVE

Most punters look towards the first up statistics of a horse in order to make an assessment on whether the horse can be relied upon to race well when fresh from a spell. I believe that these statistics (those commonly found in the general race form) should be largely ignored when attempting to make such a decision. .... Read more   

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 WINNING AND LOSING CYCLES

Having a thorough knowledge of how winning and losing cycles can affect your success as a punter is paramount, as not having this knowledge will lead to adopting behaviours that undermine betting success .... Read more   

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