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Pete Brinky’s Punting Tip: Picking Emergencies Can Increase Your Return

Saturdays quaddie at Flemington proved once again the value of picking emergencies to win a leg means to getting a value dividend! The combined all up dividend would have provided a result somewhere in the mid $300 range depending on which tote you had invested on, however the quaddie paid $794 on Tatts where yours truly invested. The key factors are that when the average punter is doing their form, they tend to disregard the emergencies because one, they’re not sure if they will obtain a start and two, by the time they get to the bottom of the field they already have too many horses in that leg. As we get further into the Spring Carnival we tend to see some big fields with emergency runners, of which on numerous occasions will have the form that warrants inclusion in our selections.

Below is the comparative equations. The four legs of the quaddie in an all up V the quaddie result.

Saturdays quaddie leg winners.
1st leg $5.90
2nd leg $2.70
3rd leg $4.50
4th leg $4.60
All up dividend $329.75
Tatts quaddie dividend $793.80