The Professor’s Formula Review: BSP Horse Racing Tips

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The Professor's Formula offers horse racing tips with a BSP (Betfair Starting Price) service. 

Advantages of this are not having to rush to get bets on before the odds are cut and potentially being able to automate the selections using a betting bot.

"The Professor" has been providing tips since joining Tipster Street in September 2015. The service focuses on all weather and flat turf racing and runs 12 months of the year.

A starting bank of 100 points is recommended and selections are staked at either 1, 2 or 3 points each

There are an average of 24 tips per month and they are emailed out between 9.00-11.00am each morning.


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Month One Results

A good start saw us bank 6.07 points at an ROI of 7.1%. There were 42 selections and 17 of them returned a profit, which worked out as a strike rate of 40.5%.

The majority of the selections had BSP odds lower than 5.0, so you can see how these selections pushed the average odds up to 9.50.

Key Stats

 Betfair SP
Number of Bets42
Total Stakes (pts)86.00
Profit/Loss (pts)6.07
Profit/Loss (£25 stakes)£151.75
Average Odds9.50
Strike Rate40.5%
ROI7.1%
Bank (100pt starting)106.07

Results

DateRaceSelectionStakeBSP OddsP/LBank
27/06/20175.00 BeverleyWar Of Succession1.002.601.52101.52
28/06/20177.00 BathTulip Fever2.002.06-2.0099.52
29/06/20172.20 NottinghamHoly Tiber2.001.971.84101.36
30/06/20177.25 NewmarketSolar Cross2.002.49-2.0099.36
30/06/20177.55 NewmarketRosabell1.007.87-1.0098.36
01/07/20172.20 ChesterQueen In Waiting2.002.84-2.0096.36
01/07/20174.05 NewcastleAirton3.006.4015.39111.75
01/07/20176.10 LingfieldPeloton1.002.72-1.00110.75
02/07/20174.45 WindsorCoolfitch2.004.81-2.00108.75
03/07/20174.45 WolverhamptonDuggary3.00194.76-3.00105.75
03/07/20178.00 WindsorAsaas2.002.512.87108.62
04/07/20173.15 BrightonAnother Eclipse1.001.460.44109.06
04/07/20177.40 ChepstowBois D'Ebene3.009.80-3.00106.06
05/07/20176.40 KemptonBillesdon Brook3.001.571.63107.69
05/07/20177.00 BathBlack Trilby2.001.25-2.00105.69
05/07/20178.40 KemptonEskimo Bay1.0032.00-1.00104.69
08/07/20172.40 HaydockThe Black Princess3.004.409.69114.38
08/07/20175.45 BeverleyEquiano Springs1.001.98-1.00113.38
10/07/20178.35 WindsorBig Tour3.002.303.71117.09
11/07/20175.45 BrightonJazirat2.002.92-2.00115.09
12/07/20172.00 YarmouthChatburn2.001.701.33116.42
12/07/20174.55 YarmouthTurning Gold2.001.681.30117.72
13/07/20172.45 DoncasterKing Of Paris1.001.99-1.00116.72
14/07/20173.35 NewmarketGreta3.0019.65-3.00113.72
15/07/20173.25 NewmarketTashweeq3.005.34-3.00110.72
15/07/20175.00 AscotCape Coast3.003.41-3.00107.72
17/07/20172.00 AyrFrench Flyer2.002.50-2.00105.72
17/07/20178.10 WolverhamptonStar Links3.0011.07-3.00102.72
18/07/20172.30 BathBella Alissa2.004.86-2.00100.72
18/07/20177.40 ThirskLiquid1.001.670.64101.36
19/07/20172.05 CatterickReflect Alexander2.001.861.64103.00
20/07/20172.10 LeicesterCalibration1.001.850.81103.81
20/07/20173.15 LeicesterDaira Prince2.002.142.17105.98
20/07/20174.40 HamiltonSomnambulist1.002.42-1.00104.98
22/07/20171.50 NewburyRemarkable3.004.10-3.00101.98
22/07/20174.25 NewmarketBuxted Dream1.001.74-1.00100.98
22/07/20177.15 LingfieldTulip Fever3.002.424.05105.03
25/07/20172.00 Ffos LasRhosneigr2.003.955.61110.64
25/07/20177.30 ChelmsfordMooltazem1.002.96-1.00109.64
25/07/20178.30 ChelmsfordTopalova3.0013.81-3.00106.64
26/07/20172.30 CatterickStar Of Zaam2.002.282.43109.07
26/07/20174.20 LingfieldStar Links3.0016.70-3.00106.07

Month Two Results

A loss of 28.1 points in month two wiped out the profit we made in the first month and left our bank 22.03 points down.

We found that by filtering out bets at odds over 10.00 would have given us an overall profit of 11.97 points, so this may have be an option although it had not been recommended by the tipster.

Key Stats

Number of Bets53
Total Stakes (pts)126.00
Profit/Loss (pts)-28.10
Profit/Loss (£25 stakes)-£702.50
Average Odds6.84
Strike Rate28.3%
ROI-22.3%
Bank (100pt starting)77.97

Results

DateRaceSelectionStakeBSP OddsP/LBank
27/07/20175.25 YarmouthHarba3.001.671.91107.98
28/07/20171.20 ThirskRumshak2.001.93-2.00105.98
28/07/20173.20 AscotNathra3.004.12-3.00102.98
28/07/20173.30 ThirskMelaniemillie3.005.64-3.0099.98
28/07/20176.20 ChepstowHere's Two3.004.509.98109.96
29/07/20171.25 NewcastleLa Plaubelle3.0085.00-3.00106.96
29/07/20173.00 AscotRemarkable3.0011.69-3.00103.96
29/07/20177.15 SalisburyKillay2.002.10-2.00101.96
30/07/20173.30 PontefractTashweeq3.003.00-3.0098.96
31/07/20176.05 WindsorDream Prospect2.002.34-2.0096.96
01/08/20174.00 YarmouthAnna Medici3.002.584.50101.46
02/08/20172.25 GoodwoodHochfeld3.008.32-3.0098.46
02/08/20174.45 GoodwoodLa Casa Tarifa3.0029.59-3.0095.46
03/08/20171.50 GoodwoodMonticello3.0017.91-3.0092.46
03/08/20173.35 GoodwoodSo Mi Dar3.005.60-3.0089.46
03/08/20174.10 GoodwoodStarlight Mystery3.0011.55-3.0086.46
03/08/20178.00 EpsomSeduce Me2.002.833.4889.94
04/08/20172.10 ThirskTulip Fever3.003.45-3.0086.94
04/08/20174.40 GoodwoodEternally3.005.45-3.0083.94
05/08/20172.05 NewmarketTo Eternity3.006.2014.8298.76
05/08/20173.55 DoncasterMattmu1.007.01-1.0097.76
05/08/20175.20 GoodwoodMorning Suit3.0030.00-3.0094.76
05/08/20175.35 DoncasterGranny Roz3.002.67-3.0091.76
05/08/20176.00 HamiltonAustin Powers1.004.45-1.0090.76
07/08/20172.00 SalisburyOde To Autumn2.001.82-2.0088.76
08/08/20173.45 CatterickMelaniemillie3.005.0611.57100.33
08/08/20174.45 CatterickBodacious Name2.002.34-2.0098.33
08/08/20176.05 NottinghamMafaaheem1.001.760.7299.05
08/08/20178.20 ChelmsfordPriors Brook3.006.60-3.0096.05
11/08/20171.50 WolverhamptonMoseeb3.007.38-3.0093.05
11/08/20172.30 MusselburghRumshak2.001.86-2.0091.05
12/08/20175.10 LingfieldGolden Wolf1.002.251.1992.24
12/08/20177.10 LingfieldQueens Royale2.003.61-2.0090.24
13/08/20175.35 WindsorAngel's Quest1.001.600.5790.81
14/08/20171.45 AyrAffina2.004.606.8497.65
14/08/20177.10 WindsorDont Give Up3.002.393.96101.61
14/08/20178.10 WindsorGolden Easter1.002.40-1.00100.61
15/08/20174.45 Ffos LasVeiled Secret3.002.72-3.0097.61
15/08/20175.00 ThirskBollin Ted3.003.61-3.0094.61
17/08/20173.20 SalisburySpinnaka3.003.50-3.0091.61
18/08/20173.35 NottinghamSharja Bridge2.001.741.4193.02
18/08/20174.30 WolverhamptonAfrican1.003.90-1.0092.02
18/08/20175.00 WolverhamptonSea Tide3.001.67-3.0089.02
19/08/20172.25 NewburyTo Eternity3.006.69-3.0086.02
19/08/20173.35 NewburyNathra3.007.74-3.0083.02
20/08/20175.10 PontefractGlassy Waters2.001.981.8684.88
21/08/20174.30 LingfieldHello Girl2.002.12-2.0082.88
22/08/20176.10 YarmouthSeyasah1.002.09-1.0081.88
23/08/20172.15 BathYafta2.001.781.4883.36
23/08/20178.15 KemptonDenmead3.007.07-3.0080.36
25/08/20178.05 HamiltonHot Hannah3.003.50-3.0077.36
26/08/20173.40 ChesterSable Island1.002.691.6178.97
26/08/20177.55 RedcarSomeone Exciting1.006.24-1.0077.97

Month Three Results

Another loss in month three left us with a 26.3% reduction to our 100 point starting bank. .

Key Stats

Number of Bets158
Total Stakes (pts)352.00
Profit/Loss (pts)-26.28
Profit/Loss (£25 stakes)-£657.00
Average Odds7.52
Strike Rate33.5%
ROI-7.5%
Bank (100pt starting)73.72
Overall Bank Growth/Decline-26.3%

Results

DateRaceSelectionStakeBSP OddsP/LBank
27/08/20172.45 GoodwoodIconic Belle2.002.05-2.0075.97
28/08/20173.45 SouthwellYasir2.008.05-2.0073.97
28/08/20175.05 RiponMusical Terms2.001.811.5475.51
29/08/20174.30 RiponAlexander M3.002.36-3.0072.51
29/08/20176.15 CarlisleSea Tide1.001.670.6473.15
30/08/20173.50 CatterickMelaniemillie3.003.42-3.0070.15
30/08/20174.20 CatterickState Residence2.002.71-2.0068.15
30/08/20177.25 KemptonKerrera3.004.92-3.0065.15
30/08/20177.55 KemptonTuff Rock1.009.40-1.0064.15
30/08/20178.25 KemptonFields Of Fortune3.009.82-3.0061.15
31/08/20172.20 ChelmsfordBracken Brae3.0038.90-3.0058.15
31/08/20172.30 MusselburghKikini Bamalaam2.004.496.6364.78
01/09/20172.20 ThirskExhort2.001.971.8466.62
02/09/20172.40 BeverleyVan Velde2.004.30-2.0064.62
02/09/20177.35 HamiltonJessinamillion1.001.330.3164.93
03/09/20172.00 BrightonMother Of Dragons1.003.63-1.0063.93
03/09/20173.00 BrightonMyboyhenry2.002.61-2.0061.93
04/09/20173.30 BrightonAlwaysandforever2.001.150.2862.21
04/09/20173.50 WindsorRoyal Line3.001.691.9764.18
05/09/20173.35 HamiltonMelaniemillie3.002.72-3.0061.18
05/09/20176.20 KemptonCreek Walk3.003.29-3.0058.18
05/09/20176.50 KemptonMasterofdiscovery1.0017.31-1.0057.18
05/09/20178.50 KemptonStar Links3.0033.44-3.0054.18
06/09/20174.55 LingfieldSociety Power2.001.921.7555.93
06/09/20175.25 LingfieldHindsight1.001.390.3756.30
06/09/20176.55 KemptonLandue3.0024.00-3.0053.30
06/09/20178.55 KemptonTopalova3.0041.54-3.0050.30
07/09/20172.00 HaydockFibonacci1.001.600.5750.87
07/09/20173.00 HaydockGhostwatch2.001.73-2.0048.87
07/09/20179.10 ChelmsfordEnnjaaz3.002.11-3.0045.87
08/09/20172.40 AscotHerculean1.002.081.0346.90
08/09/20173.50 AscotReverend Jacobs3.001.701.9948.89
08/09/20178.20 KemptonMountain Hunter3.002.52-3.0045.89
08/09/20179.20 KemptonAvenue Des Champs3.0010.50-3.0042.89
09/09/20172.10 AscotSoliloquy2.001.691.3144.20
09/09/20172.45 AscotRemarkable3.0012.6133.0977.29
09/09/20178.00 WolverhamptonGold Star3.001.942.6879.97
10/09/20174.45 YorkEquilateral2.002.92-2.0077.97
11/09/20172.55 BrightonSarstedt2.002.90-2.0075.97
12/09/20172.15 CatterickHot Hannah3.004.70-3.0072.97
12/09/20173.15 CatterickAimez La Vie2.004.21-2.0070.97
12/09/20176.15 NewcastleDuggary3.009.21-3.0067.97
12/09/20176.45 NewcastleHumble Hero1.002.341.2769.24
12/09/20177.45 NewcastleChamparisio3.0012.87-3.0066.24
13/09/20175.10 CarlisleStarshell3.001.97-3.0063.24
15/09/20171.50 DoncasterEternally3.008.46-3.0060.24
15/09/20172.15 ChesterSpud2.001.330.6360.87
15/09/20174.30 ChesterSong Maker1.003.152.0462.91
16/09/20172.25 DoncasterNathra3.008.24-3.0059.91
16/09/20173.30 MusselburghMail Order1.006.20-1.0058.91
17/09/20172.30 Ffos LasChristopher Wood2.001.55-2.0056.91
18/09/20173.20 CarlisleBook Of Dreams2.003.31-2.0054.91
19/09/20174.00 RedcarVan Velde2.002.492.8357.74
21/09/20175.05 PontefractHats Off To Larry1.003.22-1.0056.74
21/09/20176.15 ChelmsfordKerrera3.0018.00-3.0053.74
22/09/20176.45 NewcastleChamparis3.006.2214.8868.62
23/09/20175.20 CatterickAmbrosia1.001.78-1.0067.62
23/09/20176.25 CatterickMelaniemillie3.006.57-3.0064.62
23/09/20179.10 WolverhamptonMishari1.008.80-1.0063.62
25/09/20173.40 LeicesterIseemist1.006.27-1.0062.62
26/09/20172.00 LingfieldFolies Bergeres3.0015.64-3.0059.62
26/09/20174.15 LingfieldPart Exchange3.007.0017.1076.72
26/09/20177.10 ChelmsfordAvenue Des Champs3.007.40-3.0073.72
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Review Summary

On a positive note, the service had been very easy to follow and did not have the usual problems that tipping services have with bookies and being able to get the advised odds. It also had the usual Tipster Street professionalism.

Unfortunately, due to two out of three losing months, it was a "Fail" rating for The Professor's Formula.

Review Stats-26.28pts profit, -7.5% ROI, 33.5% SR
Stakes Advised between 1-3 points
Starting bank 100 points
Average no. betsApprox. 50 per month
Time of emailsMorning 8.00-10.00am
Price£3.79 for 30 days then £14.95 per month or £29.95 per quarter
RatingFail

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The Professor's Formula offers horse racing tips with a BSP (Betfair Starting Price) service. We recorded results of this tipster to see how they got on.

Pros

  • Easy service to follow with small amount of time needed
  • All tips advised to be bet at Betfair SP
  • Cons

  • Over 100 points down this year to date
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