A lay bet is betting against a horse to win. So if you don’t think a horse is going to win, you can lay said horse, ie bet against it. Laying means you have the rest of the field running for you against the horse you’ve laid. As long as that horse doesn’t win, you […]
A back bet is putting your money on a horse to win. As long as that horse wins the race, you win! If you like a particular horse and think it will win, for whatever reason, then you’d back it. So long as you’re happy with the odds, you should be backing it. Equally, if […]
Tom looks back at Cheltenham Trials weekend and some enlightening Irish action.