Life would be boring if, as a punter, all you did was back the favourite.
And it is true that spending your days only backing odds on horses will see you gain admission to the poor house.
At this stage of the respective seasons you can get freak results. The ground is drying out so any horses that did their winter winning on soft and heavy turf may go off the boil.
And, on the flat, you will see lots of maiden races piled high with horses that have yet to race. The trainers see the horses at home, and . . .
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