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What is the SP?

If you like to place bets a few hours before a race starts, you’ll often see that the bookmakers are offering ‘SP’ – although many punters don’t realize what it means.

An SP is the Starting Price of the horse, so in actual fact, it can be a risky way to bet.

For example, you could back a horse that might be around 2/1 in the morning and take the SP with a bookmaker, but if he is well backed and starts the race with odds of 4/6, you get the shorter price as you have back the horse with the price it goes off at.

Even if you the horse drifts out to 4/1 from 4/6, although taking the SP has worked, it’s still risky as you don’t know exactly what’s going to happen in the market.

For that reason, using a bookmakers that have Best Odds Guaranteed, as well as the odds priced up and on display on their site, is the way to go.

So, a tip from us, DON’T TAKE THE SP.

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This article originally appeared in the "The Horse's Mouth" magazine which is free to FRT VIP Club Members. You will have often seen the advice “Don’t bet more than you can afford to lose” well this should be etched on your brain and engraved on your wallet. The way...

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What is each-way betting?

One of the most popular bets in horse racing is an each-way bet as you can often see some cracking returns and it encourages you to back an outsider. Basically, rather than betting on a horse to win, you’re betting on it to win and finish in the ‘places’. Most...

What’s a Yankee bet?

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