Stradbroke Handicap Race Odds
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Note: Odds Updated at 8:30pm June 2nd 2011
Stradbroke Handicap Race Odds
Stradbroke Handicap race odds are used by punters as a guide to call bets that would bring them dividends. The top favourites of the race have shorter odds while the not-so-favoured ones are given longer odds. These betting odds are calculated by online bookmakers depending on the past and recent performances of a thoroughbred. If a bet is won, the dividend will be paid according to the betting odds.
Stradbroke Handicap race odds do not translate to the outcome of the race. Though a thoroughbred is highly favoured, its victory is not guaranteed until she crosses the winning post first without penalties. Also, there are race horses at the middle of the pack that has the capability of winning the race but were given long odds due to a slump or an injury prior to the race.
Punters look at the Stradbroke Handicap race odds very well to seek for horses that can be dark horses for the race. Once they have found their dark horse, punters will place a bet on the top favourite an on the dark horse. This way, they have more chances of winning and getting the bet for the dark horse correctly gives a bigger potential payout than winning with the top favourite.
The earliest Stradbroke Handicap race odds are published months before the race as early market betting odds and punters use this for its big payout potential. From there, these betting odds will change from time to time depending on how the aspirants are doing in their races leading up to the 2011 Stradbroke Handicap and if they are in great physical condition.
Using Stradbroke Handicap race odds are risky for a lot of developments are yet to happen. There is a possibility that the thoroughbred that you placed a bet on will be scratched from the nominees during the first or second acceptances. In this case, you cannot claim a refund for your bet and you will have to place another bet on the remaining hopefuls.
Stradbroke Handicap race odds can be used to place regular bets and exotic bets. Regular bets include the Win, the Place and the Each Way bet. For the Win bet, you just have to choose the Stradbroke Handicap competitor that you think will win the race and you will get paid if you got it correctly. For the Place bet, you are betting on a horse that you think will finish either first or second.
Meanwhile, the exotic odds that you can place are the Quinella, Exacta, Trifecta and First Four bets. These bets require that you pick either the top three or the top four horses that will finish the race in exact or random order. For these bets, it’s hard to rely on Stradbroke Handicap race odds due to the number of combinations possible for the top three or top four places.