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PostSubject: Horse Racing to trial new odds system   Horse Racing to trial new odds system Icon_minitimeTue Jan 05, 2010 11:22 am

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Proposals to modernise British horse racing's image, including an end to traditional odds, have been unveiled.

The initiatives announced by the Racing For Change taskforce on Tuesday are aimed at boosting the popularity of the sport and attracting a wider audience.

Among them is a plan to end the use of the fractional odds system currently used by the betting industry.

A racecourse trial in the spring will see odds of 15/8, for example, becoming 1.9/1, and 6/4 becoming 1.5/1.



Among other plans are a major overhaul of fixtures to create premier racing events and clearly defined seasons.

In addition, all jockeys and trainers will be listed on racecards by their first names as well as their surnames and official racecourse announcements will be simplified.



FFS, why do they have to ruin everything?

If you can't figure out what 7/2 odds mean then you really shouldn't be in the Bookies spending your money in the first place!

The decimal system has been in American racing for years ... and that figures.
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PostSubject: Re: Horse Racing to trial new odds system   Horse Racing to trial new odds system Icon_minitimeTue Jan 05, 2010 11:46 am

I cant figure any of them unless its anything/1........its why the bookies dont take any of my money off me mate, i dont know how give it to em......... lmao


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PostSubject: Re: Horse Racing to trial new odds system   Horse Racing to trial new odds system Icon_minitimeTue Jan 05, 2010 11:53 am

Cheers mate ... you proved my point exactly Haha Horse Racing to trial new odds system 752815
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PostSubject: Re: Horse Racing to trial new odds system   Horse Racing to trial new odds system Icon_minitimeMon Jan 11, 2010 7:16 am

I'd be very interested if you were to post up a tutorial on it Bee?

I've grown up in a house with a man who has a flutter on the gee gee's and never understood it?..................

Not that it would make the blindest bit of difference to me, I still think the horses should ride the jockey's and let them get whipped!.....

but at least I would understand the odds! lmao


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PostSubject: Re: Horse Racing to trial new odds system   Horse Racing to trial new odds system Icon_minitimeThu Aug 19, 2010 9:11 am

Not that it would make the blindest bit of difference to me, I still think the horses should ride the jockey's
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PostSubject: Re: Horse Racing to trial new odds system   Horse Racing to trial new odds system Icon_minitimeFri Aug 20, 2010 9:25 am

vickramindia wrote:
Not that it would make the blindest bit of difference to me, I still think the horses should ride the jockey's
I'd bet on that.
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