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  • Published: 1 October 2007
  • ISBN: 9780753510452
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $49.99
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The Punters Friend: A Guide to Horse Racing and Betting


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Extensively updated,this new editionof The Punter's Friend contains everything you need to know about the world of horse-racing and the language of the bookmaker's world. It explains how to read form and examines every kind of popular bet. There is useful background information on all the leading trainers andjockeys on the flat and over the jumps,details of past winners of the big races and the special characteristics of the leading racecourses around the country. Comprehensively illustrated to show betting slips and how to fill themin,The Punters Friend has becomethe bible for those who bet on horses.

The easy-to-use and comprehensive guide to every aspect of racing and betting.
From inside the high-street bookies to tackling the trackside - and now betting online - The Punter's Friend demystifies the world of horse racing and betting. Learn the language of the bookmakers, how to fill in betting slips and understand to form guides. Whether you're a novice, or simply want to improve your ability to pick a winner, everything you need to know is here.

  • Pub date: 1 October 2007
  • ISBN: 9780753510452
  • Imprint: Virgin Books
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $49.99
Categories:

About the Author

Jack Waterman

Jack Waterman, who joined the profession as a writing correspondent for the Evening Standard, is now a regular writer in the racing pages of The Times with a canny ability to back a winner. He has also contributed to the Sporting Life, the Aintree Legend and the European Racehorse

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Praise for The Punters Friend: A Guide to Horse Racing and Betting

“The best beginner's guide to the sport.”

The Racing Post


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