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That's an interesting point. I'm not sure about selections changing with odds - I've run the system literally seconds before the official start time and found a 'selection' for the pace lays (odds 3-11) that is 100.0 on betfair and never been closer than 80.0. I'm new to BTC though, so it is likely my inexperience, but I would of thought if they odds-responsive to be a selection, they wouldn't be appearing at that point.
I've bet on horses profitably for years so do know a bit about horse racing (a million miles from everything of course), but don't enjoy the sifting through videos/ past performances and a mountain of data anymore. Travelling to tracks is also far too expensive/ time consuming with a full-time job as well, so I'm really looking for a lazy alternative.
My biggest difficulty is still getting 'my selections' to match the systems' historical record. I'm sure there is nothing suspicious going on, it just seems like bad luck. Take yesterday (3rd Feb) - at 6.30pm, 'Barretstown' was being given as a pace lay (3.0-11.0) in the 7.30pm at Dundalk. I layed it at 7.30 (start time) at exactly 11.0. It went on to win, costing me 10 points (no problem with that). Today though the historical system is not showing it at all - declaring a tidy profit of 4 from 4, while I'm down 6pts, although if you run it at 1 hr and 1min before start time, the historical record is less profitable and does have Barretstown at 10.0. So I'm guessing at the exact second the system took the snapshot it may have been 11.5 even though I got it at 11.0 still within the 60 second timeframe. Small margins and all that.
The same happened in the 'Lay The Beaten Favourite' (3.0-15.0) with Snowy Clouds in the 3.10pm Catterick. I checked at 2pm, backed it at 3pm and it must have dropped out just before as a selection. It won at 8.2 on betfair, I dropped another 7.2pts, but the system shows a tasty profit, while my version shows a dreadful afternoon. This one never appears now as a selection even if I make the time earlier, so it must be that something changed immediately before post that took it out from being a selected race.
I guess the only way to be sure of following the selections, is to re-run the selections seconds before every time to check. I would be interested (and might try to keep a record) to see how the original morning selections fair against the 'final' selections. Otherwise bots like Bet Angel that I have and use when I'm out, become redundant as they are too different from the original.