There is one question I have always wanted to know the answer to and it is one which I watch every weekend and especially around the time of the Cheltenham Festival.

If there are six horses in a race, how do the bookies know which one should be the favourite and how do they all agree.

The simple answer is that whilst the bookies cannot see into the future, they do have very detailed pictures of the past. They will know the last time each horse raced on a soft track, how many jumps each horse has faced in the last month. They will know how they have compared to each other of the course of the last year and they will have been tracking their form.Continue reading

An escape room experience is truly one for the books – ask anyone who has tried it before, and they’ll tell you how fun, exciting, and memorable it is. Escape rooms are offered by different providers, and every room has its own theme, be it a historical, science fiction, horror, mystery theme, or other. Being in an escape room will definitely change the way you see games being played – and escape rooms offer a few significant benefits when it comes to your skills and health as well. Here’s how your skills and health are really enhanced with every minute spent in an escape room. Continue reading

A bingo party is one of the most unique types of parties you can hold in your home. A bingo party is simple events where you can have people compete to try and get the right combinations or patterns on their bingo cards based on the numbers that are called. It is a fun type of event, but you should look at a few points for getting such a party up and running. These are good ideas to consider when you are aiming to have some real fun with others at a bingo party.Continue reading

The Lancashire town of Blackpool isn’t necessarily the first place that many couples consider as a romantic destination – indeed, it is a resort more commonly associated with high-octane theme-park excitement than it is with lovers wishing sweet nothings into each other’s ears.

However, perusing the broad selection of Blackpool accommodation currently on offer for Valentine’s Day actually makes sense for more than a few reasons – such as those below. Continue reading

The holidays are a wonderful time to host cocktail parties, but it seems like everyone tends to stick within the realm of tradition, almost to the point of boredom. As soon as Thanksgiving passes and the Christmas decorations come out, the season is upon you with all the familiar smells and tastes of pumpkin pie, eggnog, pine, and cinnamon. The colors of red and green team up with the multi-colored lighting to create a festive mood, so it’s no wonder that cocktail parties are so popular and enjoyable during this time of year. However, if you want to go beyond the bounds of tradition and spice things up a bit while still staying within the holiday theme, here are several out-of-the-box drink ideas to try at an upcoming holiday cocktail party:Continue reading

Why are people all over the world so excited about playing the lottery? Although most of us are aware that the odds of winning the top lottery prize are infinitesimal, we can’t help but play, especially when the jackpot prizes are astronomical. The higher the prize, the higher the interest. After all, winning a lottery jackpot would change our lives around. Week after week we buy our tickets with the hope that in the very next draw, our wildest dreams will come true.Continue reading