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Storm Alert
27 Jun 20 13:57
Date Joined: 22 Oct 02
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13.50 Newcastle: Money Back As Cash If Your Horse Finishes 2nd or 3rd (T's & C's apply)

Seems like a good deal, yes? However NO BOG for the race and Mubakker of instance 11/8 when track market with all other bookies were 7/4. Is Skybet no longer taking prices from from track?

Also I've noticed several times recently when trying to get a bet down the price shortens and I am asked to accept yet if I reject it goes back to the bigger price straightaway. No good.
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Report Pilsudski June 27, 2020 2:04 PM BST
Worst firm on the internet.
Report parispike June 27, 2020 2:10 PM BST
How can they take the price from the track ffs?
Report Storm Alert June 27, 2020 2:12 PM BST
The prices being offered by bookies on track just before the race from which the SP is still calculated. Sorry if I wasn't being clear.
Report rue-the- day June 27, 2020 2:12 PM BST
Scum, steer clear of them
Report Storm Alert June 27, 2020 2:14 PM BST
The bookies were offering 7/4 or 13/8 according to TV and B365, Betfair Sports, PaddyPower to name three, were all showing 7/4 for about 5mins. Skybet steady on 11/8 SP returned 13/8f.
Report dave1357 June 27, 2020 2:28 PM BST
they def are slippy when it comes to these offers - they had a 6 places on a particular race but prices cut as a result, so I tried to place at SP, they simply wouldn't accept any bets.  WH had a similar great offer (on the triumph hurdle) iirc with similar short prices, but happy to accept bets at SP.
Report Ramruma June 27, 2020 3:27 PM BST
There are no bookies on track. HTH.
Report dave1357 June 27, 2020 3:29 PM BST
you know what he means.....
Report sparrow June 27, 2020 3:29 PM BST
Report Storm Alert June 27, 2020 3:47 PM BST
Laugh Good point. How is SP being calculated atm; I mean Skybet seem to be doing their own thing on prices near the off (normally a bit shorter). I know when BlueSQ started doing that they soon went bust.
Report dave1357 June 27, 2020 4:09 PM BST
they are taken from the average of the major bookmakers, so you could avoid short prices on these offers by taking SP, but I doubt that will work with skybet who btw are now part of the betfair group (flutter).
Report seaside June 27, 2020 5:03 PM BST
Would only lay me £50 when I wanted £80 bet don't even think about backing an outside you will only get coppers on
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