How to use racing post ratings?

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Date created: Fri, Feb 12, 2021 11:13 PM
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  • Go online to www.racingpost.com. This makes it easier for you. Under the columns OR you will see the official rating. Under RPR you will see The Racing Post Ratings. By clicking on the horse’s name, you can see its last runs. Here you can see the OR and RPR last time the horse ran on the far right next to the jockey’s name.

Racing Post Ratings (RPR) are based on a horse's racing ability in relation to the weight carried i.e. if horse X beats horse Y carrying the same weight then it is awarded a higher rating. The ratings are expressed in pounds (lb) so a horse rated 140 is regarded as 10lb better than one rated 130.

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I then multiply the points figure for each separate Postdata box together to provide the final figure for each runner in the race, as follows: Runner has 1 tick in 5 separate boxes, would score 2x2x2x2x2=32 pts. Runner has 2 ticks in 2 boxes and 1 tick in a further 2 boxes would score 3x3x2x2=36 pts.

Racing Post Ratings (RPR) are based on a horse's racing ability in relation to the weight carried i.e.if horse X beats horse Y carrying the same weight then it is awarded a higher rating. The ratings are expressed in pounds (lb) so a horse rated

Racing Post Ratings – A Study. If you have any interest in horse racing at all I am sure at some point you have opened up the Racing Post Newspaper and noted their ratings for each horse on their printed race cards. Quite simply they are score based on past form of the horse and are meant to give some indication of the best horses in the race.

Starting at The Racing Post website. The Racing Post have a number of seasoned experts in the racing industry. These experts combine their knowledge to produce a Racing Post forecast price for each horse. This selection technique hunts for a horse who has significantly shorter odds in the Racing Post forecast compared to the best odds offered by the bookmakers.

(Last Updated On: June 7, 2010) A number of weeks ago a reader asked me what the ability ratings that are available to Racing Post members actually mean. These are usually in the form of one, two or three ticks. As so often seems to be the case with the Racing Post, when you actually try and find information on how they make their ratings through their website it is nearly impossible to find.

The Racing Post Ratings are calculated through Racing Post experts who take the official ratings and then aim to translate that into a rating which matches up all of the above variables. Top Betting Sites

The Racing Post Topspeed rating The Racing Post publishes a Topspeed rating for every horse after a race, taking into account changing race variables when calculating a speed rating for the horse. While this is likely to create a more accurate overall speed score, it remains an overall speed score and will have limited applicability when using it to compare horses in specific races and conditions.

Make these the first port of call. Listed against each runner in the right-most column of the card is their Racing Post Rating which, crucially, has been adjusted to the day’s weight terms. Take note of the horses with the highest RPRs as these are more likely to be well handicapped according to the Racing Post’s expert handicappers.

The Racing Post does compute Racing Post Ratings (RPR\'s) for American races. Here are the RPR\'s for all of the leading contenders in the BC races in which foreign-trained horses are running.

I use to follow time form figures but now I use the racing post ratings, I blend their figures into the form of the horse, a long with going and distance. I like to thank you for highlighting this rating set up and the link you have placed over, as I found this interesting and was told these figures many moons ago and went from memory until now.

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