Interview: ANDY HOLDING Andy Holding has been beating the bookmakers for two decades. In this four-part interview he talks speed figures, Irish racing, staking and consistency plus a whole lot more. An interview packed with good advice for punters wishing to emulate his success. Meeting Andy Holding.
ANDY HOLDING (part 1 of 4)
In part one, professional punter, tipster and pundit Andy Holding talks about his history in the game, speed figures, how official times can put you away, the most important sectionals of a race, specialising in Irish racing, what makes horses tick, how much work goes into each day’s punting and how to recognise a ‘good’ race.
ANDY HOLDING (part 2 of 4)
In part two, professional punter Andy talks about his early mentors, thinking outside the box,the folly, or not, of weights, being a ‘professional’ professional, William Hill Radio, Sam Turner, tipping for Oddschecker, seeking value, the best races to bet in, losing runs and why a true professional punter has ‘other’ income.
ANDY HOLDING (part 3 of 4)
In part three professional punter Andy talks evolving his betting, not being able to win at Newcastle, bad runs and questioning your judgement, the importance of time out, juggling family life, speed figures transferring from course to course and betting in running.
ANDY HOLDING (part 4 of 4)
In the fourth and final part of his interview professional punter Andy Holding talks: the biggest mistake punters can make, staking and betting patterns, chasing losses, how much he has won punting, getting on and not getting on, his best and worst days and ends with tips for punters with some do’s and don’ts.