The Science of Greyhound Racing Prediction by Guy Slade

It's not a Game? It's a Science!

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I live in the South East of England and enjoy following the "Open Race Scene" here in the United Kingdom. Over the years, I've become a keen collector of dog racing memorabilia, mainly old race programmes! and have previously attended meetings in Ireland, the USA and Australia.

In this article, I explain how to predict your own race winners by using the Greyhound Predictor v2.0 software program and discuss the various formlines and statistics required to be entered into the 'Race Predictor Stat Screen'.

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The Science of Greyhound Racing Prediction - Introduction

Greyhound Racing in the 21st Century affords "punters" worldwide the chance to interactively bet on the dogs? This combined with live race streaming, inter-track betting exchanges and the increasingly popular number of dog racing websites; never before have we experienced such a revolution in greyhound information and technology!

However, I first recommend you aquire a good 'informative newspaper' with full coverage of all today's meetings.

Greyhound Predictor Version 2.0 lets you predict races run over 3 race lengths: 480 metres (525 yards), 500 metres (547 yards) and 515 metres (563 yards). Turn to the greyhound section and select a race close to any of these distances to obtain the best results!

If you haven't yet installed GP v2.0 then you can download a free trial. *The trial version is free to try before you buy! Please note: the full version will not display the start-up dialogue boxes or be limited to only one race per start up.

Now start up Greyhound Predictor, double click the Crystal Ball icon on your desktop.

Once the "Race Simulator" has loaded, Click I Agree to start the program running and press spacebar to move through the information screens to Main Menu. From here you may select Predictor, Betting Lounge, Gallery, Information or Options by using the Up/Down cursor keys situated on your keyboard. If you have any difficulties veiwing Greyhound Predictor v2.0, please see Support Page for further information.

The Greyhound Predictor Software Program always runs in Full Screen Mode, therefore it's not possible to flip back to internet web-sites to enter the greyhound data into the Predictor, unless of course you use two monitors!

By selecting the Option Menu you can alter the number of runners required and change any 'race length' into metres or yards or 'weights' into kilos or pounds.

Alternatively, you can pre-set your own 'race settings', by finding the Configuration Utility on your computer (Start - Programs - Greyhound Predictor v2.0 - Configuration) and may set any combination of 'racetrack settings' mentioned above as the default mode of your choice. Each time you start Greyhound Predictor both six or eight dog greyhound races run in metres or yards, kilos or pounds, will only then be saved for you!

Now are you ready to start predicting greyhound races?

From the Main Menu select Predictor to navigate throughout, simply highlight your answers by using the Left/Right cursor keys situated on your computer keyboard, when you have selected your answer press spacebar to continue.

GP v2.0 requires 10 form questions to be answered for each runner, although the first 3 questions always relate to each individual race set-up.

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