Placing a bet on a horse race in New Zealand can be a confusing thing with all the different terminology and various kinds of bets. Having a sound knowledge about not only the sport but also how the betting process works is essential for a successful wager.
It is all very well to go to the races and take a fun bet either online or physically at a bookie, but of you want to actual profit from your wager you will need to know what you are doing. Continue reading Horse Race Betting Guide for New Zealand Punters →
Harness Racing is typically divided into two styles of racing: trotting and pacing. This is referred to as the horse’s gait. A trotter horse moves its legs in diagonal pairs – in other words, right front and left behind, as well as the opposite pair the other way around.
When pacing, on the other hand, a pacer will move its legs forward laterally – right front and right hind together; left front and left hind together. Pacing is more in line with the natural movement of the horse, than what trotting is. Continue reading All About Harness Racing Betting In New Zealand →