Australian Greyhound Betting: Tips & Strategy Guide - 16-11-23

Lachlan Malek
Greyhound Predictions
Greyhound Racing Review: Edition for November 16th

Greetings, racing enthusiasts, and welcome to MyBettingAustralia! On a race day like today, I've handpicked a few select runners that have piqued my interest. Take a peek at my 'Best Bet of the Day' and a few other contenders, each with their own standout features.

In addition, I'll also delve deep into the intricacies of greyhound racing. Understanding a greyhound's history on the track, their recent performance, and the unique traits of different racing venues can be incredibly insightful. Additionally, I'll highlight the live record of Australia's top trainers, offering valuable insights for those looking to refine their betting tactics in greyhound races.

I've also reviewed a range of Australian bookmakers, pinpointing those that excel in greyhound betting. Don't forget to check out my top bookmaker picks at the bottom of this page! But for now, let's jump into the day's betting scene and make the most of the opportunities available!

Free Greyhound Betting Tips & Predictions:

Bet of the Day

Race 9
#1 Reema Bale

Win: $2.35
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Place: $1.45
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Bet of the Day
Race 6
#2 Let's Play Tip
Win: $6.00
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Place: $1.85
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Multi of the Day

R3: #6 Gayle Bale
PLACE @ $1.26
R10: #1 Zipping Beretta
WIN @ $1.80
Angle Park
R6: #2 Footrot Fender
WIN @ $2.00
Combined Odds: $4.54
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Note: Odds provided by PlayUp

Best of the Day:

Greyhound: #1 Reema Bale
Odds: $2.35
Race: Warrnambool, Race 9 [8:31pm AEST]
Trainer: Robert Camilleri
Form: 72134

Why it's our pick: My 'Best Bet of the Day' goes to Reema Bale, running from the #1 spot in Warrnambool race 9, with promising odds at $2.35.

Reema Bale's last outing at Bendigo is a key factor in my choice. She demonstrated remarkable speed right out of the gates, showcasing a fast early split. However, she was narrowly edged out at the finish, securing a fourth place with a time of 24.00 over 425m.

And despite not clinching that win, what really makes Reema Bale stand out for today's race is her potential to enhance on that last effort. She's well-positioned in this race, and her recent performances suggest she's due for a turnaround. Her lack of luck in the past two races isn't reflective of her true potential if you ask me!

So, given her advantageous placement in today's race and her demonstrated ability to start fast and maintain pace, I believe Reema Bale is primed to atone for her recent narrow misses. She poses a significant threat to her competitors and should be a key contender to feature in the finish. Her current odds offer a valuable opportunity for a bet with a strong chance of success!

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Roughie of the Day:

Greyhound: #2 Let's Play Tip
Odds: $6.00 | $1.85
Race: Shepparton, Race 6 [12:39pm AEST]
Trainer: Donald McDonald
Form: 42385

Why it's our pick: For today's 'Roughie of the Day', I'm setting my sights on Let’s Play Tip, sporting the #2 in Shepparton Race 6, with odds of $6.00 for a win and $1.85 for a place.

What draws me to Let’s Play Tip is the noticeable step down in competition compared to his last two starts, presenting a prime opportunity for him to shine. His last race, where he finished 5th over 350m at Healesville, clocking in at 19.85, 6 lengths behind Hard Press, doesn't fully reflect his potential. That race, a T3 RSTW on November 10, had stiff competition, and despite the finish, Let’s Play Tip showed he could hold his own.

Looking at his current placement, he seems well-positioned to make a strong showing. The conditions at Shepparton appear more favourable, suggesting a better chance for him to be a leading contender. So, given his recent performances and the shift to a seemingly less challenging race, Let’s Play Tip emerges as a solid roughie pick for me! He has the potential to outperform expectations and could very well end up being a rewarding choice for an each-way bet today!

Multi of the Day:

18:41 - Warrnambool, Race 3: #6 Gayle Bale PLACE$1.26
20:46 - Warrnambool, Race 10: #1 Zipping Beretta WIN$1.80
20.49 - Angle Park, Race 6: #2 Footrot Fender WIN$2.00

Combined Odds: $4.54

Why it's our pick: In this multi-bet, each selection has demonstrated exceptional promise in their recent performances. Starting with Gayle Bale at Warrnambool, her recent track record of three consecutive wins, including a dominant 5-length victory last start, showcases her reliability and form, making her a strong bet for a place.

Moving to Zipping Beretta, also at Warrnambool, his last outing as a close second, coupled with a solid 22.09 time over 395m, reflects his capability and consistency. His explosive mid-race surge is a key factor in backing him for a win.

Finally, Footrot Fender at Angle Park, coming off a strong win in his last start, demonstrates his top form. His early speed and recent success as a favourite highlight his potential to win again.

And so, in combining these selections, each with their distinct strengths and impressive form, it results in combined odds of $4.54, making this multi a compelling choice for today's races!

Bonus Pick for the Day:

Greyhound: #2 Law Raine
Odds: $2.15
Race: Hobart, Race 7 [9:28pm AEST]
Trainer: Debbie Cannan
Form: 211114

Why it's our pick: My bonus pick for today is #2 Law Raine, running in Hobart race 7, with winning odds of $2.15. Her recent performances at this track are the key reasons for my choice. Two starts back, she secured a win over 461m, demonstrating her capability and comfort with the track.

And although her last outing resulted in a 4th place finish, she was only 7 lengths behind the leader in a competitive OPEN race, which still highlights her resilience and speed. 

So, given this blend of recent victory and fighting spirit in her last race, it makes Law Raine a strong contender for a win today, where I think she is well-positioned for a solid performance!

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 2022-2024:

Okay, punters! I'm about to take you on a thrilling journey through the dust and dazzle of Aussie greyhound racing in the 2022-2023 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 16/11/2022 - 16/11/2023:

Trainer NameTotal Runs%1st’s%2nd’s%3rd’s
Thomas DAILLY83914.54%14.78%12.99%
Mark DELBRIDGE49919,24%14.63%13.23%
Jeffrey BRITTON30717.59%15.31%14.98%
Jason THOMPSON22024.09%15.91%14.09%
Angela LANGTON29414.29%16.33%15.65%

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!