Australian Greyhound Betting: Tips & Strategy Guide - 13-02-24

Lachlan Malek
Greyhound Predictions
Feb 13th Greyhound Racing Revival: My Tips & Tricks for the Day

Welcome back to MyBettingAustralia, dear greyhound racing aficionados! Today, February 13th marks my exciting return after a month away, and I'm here to navigate you through another day of heart-pounding races! And though the options are more limited today, I've still identified a few selections that stand out, tailored to hopefully elevate your betting success!

Moreover, we will be delving deep into race analysis today. Expect some content in this article on my tips and tricks when it comes to greyhound betting. And as well as this, I plan to spotlight some of Australia's premier greyhound trainers and their impressive records over the past year or so!

I haven't stopped there; I've also meticulously reviewed a few different Aussie bookmakers, honing in on their greyhound racing offering. Don't miss my bookmaker recommendations at this guide's conclusion! But first, let's leap into today's races and uncover those standout competitors!

Free Greyhound Betting Tips & Predictions:

Bet of the Day

Race 7
#5 Bundy Prize

Win: $2.05
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Place: $1.35
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Next Best
Bet of the Day

Race 10
#8 Loco Express

Win: $2.15
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Place: $1.22
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Pick for the Day
Race 11
#5 Infra Terra
Win: $2.00
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Place: $1.22
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Note: Odds provided by PlayUp

Best Bet of the Day:

Greyhound: #5 Bundy Prize
Odds: $2.05
Race: Ipswich, Race 7 [9:55pm AEST]
Trainer: Shane Topping
Form: 751231

Why it's our pick: I've chosen #5 Bundy Prize as my 'best bet of the day' for a few different reasons. Firstly, her record at this venue is nothing short of impressive, showcasing her versatility and strength over various distances. She boasts a sizzling personal best of 30.55 here, a testament to her speed and agility. And while she may face some challenges early on, her track record demands respect, and I believe she has what it takes to overcome any initial hurdles.

Moreover, her recent performance solidifies my confidence in her. Winning by one length at this track over 431m, clocking in at 24.92 and outpacing Emerald Dragon in a Best 8 competition on February 9, Bundy Prize has clearly hit a winning stride. This victory isn't just a win; it's a statement of her current form and potential to continue her winning streak.

So, given these factors, along with her competitive odds of $2.05 to win, Bundy Prize stands out not just as a strong contender, but as my top pick for today. Her blend of proven track record, recent form, and the ability to excel in the face of competition make her the ideal choice for those looking to back a winner!

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Next Best Bet of the Day:

Greyhound: #8 Loco Express
Odds: $2.15
Race: Gosford, Race 10 [10:22pm AEST]
Trainer: Jason Magri
Form: 444812

Why it's our pick: For my 'next best bet of the day,' I've set my sights on #8 Loco Express to win at odds of $2.15. Loco Express, despite being offered at deep Tomato Sauce odds in his past two appearances at Richmond, exhibits a Starting Price (SP) Profile that hints at potentially undervalued odds this time around. His talent is undeniable, with a record of winning 7 out of his 12 races, showcasing not just skill but a consistent performance. Although he's a newcomer to this specific setting, his adaptability is something I'm banking on.

His recent performances at Richmond further bolster my confidence in him. Two runs back, he jumped well and then, in his last start, he impressively settled forward, finishing second over 320m. It's worth noting that he has won from this draw before, his only start from such a position, which suggests that he knows how to leverage it to his advantage.

So, given these factors, I reckon Loco Express is not just a bet but a calculated choice. With his track record and his performance from this draw, I'm confident he'll go close again, making him a compelling choice for today's races!

Bonus Pick for the Day:

Greyhound: #5 Infra Terra
Odds: $2.00
Race: Casino, Race 11 [10:29pm AEST]
Trainer: Rodney Herr
Form: 124

Why it's our pick: For my 'bonus pick of the day,' with win odds of $2.00, I'm putting my faith in #5 Infra Terra. Coming into this race fresh off a break, Infra Terra caught my eye first as a smart debut winner here back in November. And although his subsequent two runs were merely okay, it's clear to me that he possesses significant upside and stands out as a leading contender in today's lineup.

What really cements Infra Terra as my pick, though, is his history of performing exceptionally well when fresh. He's returning from a ten-week break, and it's worth remembering that his only other run after a similar break was his debut, where he triumphed impressively with a time of 23.41 over 411m right here at this track. This not only showcases his capability but also his adaptability and resilience.

So, in keeping all of this in mind, I believe Infra Terra positioned as a formidable contender today, and I think he will be tough to beat!

The Winning Formula – Picking Your Greyhound:

Ready to get the inside track on greyhound betting? Let's dig into the key factors and strategies that can turn a guess into an educated bet. Welcome to the art of picking a winning greyhound!

  • Form: When you're sizing up a Greyhound, one of the first things you should look at is its form. Has the dog been tearing up the track recently, or has it been more of a tail-ender? Recent form can give you a solid indication of a Greyhound's current capabilities.
  • Class: Class refers to the level at which a Greyhound has been competing. A jump in class can mean stiffer competition, while a drop can provide a confidence boost to our four-legged friend.
  • Speed: In Greyhound racing, speed can make all the difference. Pay attention to a dog's sectional times and overall race times to gauge its speed. The fastest dogs are usually the ones crossing the finish line first!
  • Track Bias: Every track has its quirks. Some dogs might perform better on certain tracks due to their running style, track conditions, or weather on race day. So, keep an eye on the track!
  • Race History: How has the dog performed in past races? Has it consistently been a strong contender, or does it have a mixed bag of results? A dog's race history can provide insights into its potential future performance.
  • Betting Odds: The odds reflect the public's opinion of a Greyhound's chances. Lower odds indicate a favourite, while higher odds suggest an underdog. However, don't just follow the crowd - look for value bets where you believe a dog has a better chance than the odds imply!
  • Finding the Value Bets: It's all about comparing your assessment of a Greyhound's chances to the odds on offer. If you believe the odds are higher than they should be based on your evaluation, you've potentially found a value bet.

To bring this all together, let's take a gander at an example. Say we have a Greyhound named 'Thunder Bolt', with a recent form of 1123, showing consistency. He's dropping in class, his sectional times are among the fastest, and he's previously performed well at the upcoming track. His race history is impressive, and the odds on offer for a win are generous. Here, based on our strategy, 'Thunder Bolt' appears to be a strong pick, and a possible value bet.

And always remember, there are no guarantees in betting, but understanding these factors can significantly boost your chances. Happy punting, mate!

From the Tracks to Triumph – Australia’s Elite Greyhound Trainers of 2023-2024:

Okay, punters! I'm about to take you on a thrilling journey through the dust and dazzle of Aussie greyhound racing in the 2023-2024 season. From the old guard to the up-and-comers, these top-notch trainers have been wrangling their speedy snags into metro track champs, proving they're more than just a kangaroo short in the top paddock when it comes to the sport. 

So, without further ado, take a look below at a list I have complied of Top Greyhound Trainers' at varying Metropolitan Tracks from 13/02/2023 - 13/02/2024:

Trainer NameTotal Runs%1st’s%2nd’s%3rd’s
Thomas DAILLY96715.20%15.41%12.93%
Mark DELBRIDGE49318.26%12.98%13.18%
Jeffrey BRITTON35516.90%15.77%16.90%
Jason THOMPSON22823.68%16.23%11.40%
Correy GRENFELL27016.54%15.79%9.77%

Blimey, isn't that an impressive list of trainers we've got on our hands! I think it’s fair to say that every trainer on this Aussie list has proven their mettle, consistently churning out top-dog performances on the racing circuit. Their expertise and dedication are clear for all to see, but it's important to remember that in the fast-paced, unpredictable world of greyhound racing, there's always more to the story!

So, to all you punters out there, don't just rely on the trainer's name alone. Keep your eyes peeled, do your homework, and factor in all aspects of the race. A great trainer backing a greyhound is a fine sign indeed, but it's not the whole shebang. It's just one part of the puzzle, and the truly savvy bettor knows how to put it all together. Remember, in this game, every detail counts. Be alert, be smart, and good luck out there on the tracks, mates!

Discover Your Winning Edge: Extra Resources for Greyhound Betting:

As they say, the more tools in your shed, the better equipped you'll be! And with that in mind, I want to note that outside the comprehensive content we offer at MyBettingAustralia, there is at least one more additional resource which I reckon might be worth your attention. Let’s take a look!

The Watchdog platform is essentially a free app and website designed for the greyhound enthusiasts out there! It's a comprehensive guide for Aussie greyhound races, complete with form analysis, live race streaming, race replays, and the ability to save your favourite dogs and trainers. I have also found that the expert tips provided over there can be more than useful when it comes to your greyhound betting strategy!

Remember though punters, betting is not just about intuition or luck, but also about proper planning and informed decision-making. And so, with that in mind, I hope that this greyhound resource can be instrumental in improving your betting game!

Exploring Some of Australia's Premier Greyhound Bookmakers:

Alright, punters! Now that you've got the inside scoop on betting strategies and tips, let's dive into an equally important part of the betting world: identifying the top bookmakers for greyhound racing in Australia. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at some of MyBettingAustralia’s personal favourites when it comes to greyhound betting:

Greyhound Promotions Best Bookmakers

On Your Marks, Get Set, Bet!

As we cross the finish line of this guide, it's time to put all the valuable strategies, insights, and tips to good use. And with that in mind, here at MyBettingAustralia, our goal is to give you the confidence and knowledge to make smart betting decisions. So, dive into our weekly free greyhound betting tips, unpack our strategies, and explore our predictions. Each tip is a new opportunity for you to excel in your betting game.

And remember, punters, every race brings a new chance to win, so, it's time to harness these tools, trust your instincts, and let your betting prowess shine. Ready, set, bet!