Developer Notes

At BetTurtle we put our customers first. If you have any feedback, ideas to improve BetTurtle, comments, require additional support or want to let us know of a problem you have spotted on the website or with the mobile apps please email us at feedback@betturtle.com.

Known Issues

Date Issue
11/08/2018
  • The well handicapped rating Stats-Ratings (OR colour scheme) and Formplus handicap ratings are currently using two different algorithms that can cause confusion. We are currently assessing the better of the two and will resolve in the near future.

Coming Soon

Feature Description
New Pro Stats
  • Currently working on a range of ProStats for our Pro subscribers. This will provide detailed, horse, trainer, sire, owner, jockey and course stats.
  • We will also provide data download capabilities.
New Systems
  • We are currently testing several new systems that will be available to Regular subscribers.
  • We are currently testing several new systems that will be available to Pro only subscribers.
Improved Horseshoe Algorithms
  • We will be optimising each of our Horseshoes based on the 3 years of data we have collected.
Test and Create Your Own Systems
  • We will gradually be allowing our Pro subscribers to build, test and operate their own systems using the data we have available (currently we have to do this for subscribers).
New Pointers Reports
  • We will be adding several new Pointer Reports including gambled on last time horses, horses returning after a break with decent first time out strike rates or yards who have decent returning from a break strike rates, etc.
Trainer Running To Form Stats
  • Provide a statistic showing the percentage of trainers horses that have been running to form recently. This gives a good understanding of stable wellbeing.
Improved Horse Comments
  • We will be improving our horse commentary to make them more useful in the context of each race.
Improved User Experience
  • We will be making general improvements to layout, font, colours, mobile device support, etc.
  • We will be making general improvements the overall performance of the site.
New Download Data
  • We will be adding some new stats and info we have to the daily download reports.
Pro Trends and Info Reports
  • We will be providing reports to show macro view trends of racing, such as types of horses/stables that win Group 1 races, trainer training styles and what to watch out for during a season, etc. These will be available to our Pro Subscribers.
Add Tips and Pre and Post Race Comments
  • We will allow Pro subscribers to add tips, betting information and pre/post race comments for their selections. They can use this to decide on the bets they wish to place each day. We will provide stats and history information.
  • We will provide customers the option to share their tips and race comments with other customers.
  • We are currenty testing this feature ourselves.
Automated Betting
  • We will allow customers to automate bet placement with a range of bookmakers using the bookmakers APIs and security policies.
  • This will allow system bets to be automatically place alongside any manual tips the customer has added.
  • We are currenty testing this feature ourselves.
Traveller Distance
  • We are working on adding the distance the horse has travelled to the races.
  • We are also working on some additional information to better understand where trainers are sending their horses too and their chances of success.

Latest Release Info

Date Release Comment
19/08/2018
  • Added a Jockey Plus tab to the stats menu. This provides information on how a jockey performs on handicap and racecourse debutants, when riding a favourite, odds on shot and other price ranges.
12/08/2018
  • Added a Handicap Column to the Stats-Conditions tab. This shows the number of handicap races the horse has won/ran in by race type i.e (Flat/AWF, Chase, Hurdles).
  • Added a Handicap stats to Form Plus Horse information column.
11/08/2018
  • Fixed highest and last winning handicap marks, as they were sometimes missing for some horses.
  • Fixed 1st Handicap Pointer. Previously had classed first handicap runs on Flat and All-Weather seperately. We now use a combined view.
10/08/2018
  • On Stats-Conditions Tabs we have now added a number to denote the distance drop or increase in furlongs where arrows are displayed. We have also added this to Form Plus.
  • On Stats-Conditions Tabs we have now added a number to denote the class drop or increase where arrows are displayed. We have also added this to Form Plus.
08/08/2018
  • Improved the Class Changers (under the Pointers menu) to show the number of levels of class up or down a horse is making. We have also added columns to show trainer stats for horses that are running in 1st time handicaps, headgear or have headgear back on (missing last time horse ran).
  • Improved the Distance Changers (under the Pointers menu) to show the number of furlongs in distance up or down a horse is making. We have also added columns to show trainer stats for horses that are running in 1st time handicaps, headgear or have headgear back on (missing last time horse ran).
  • On the racecard horse Form/Run List made improvements to the race and race strength summary that appears when a date is clicked/selected. It now shows the winner and 2nd in the race odds, official rating and form and speed ratings. This is included alongside the horse in questions finishing position. We have also recently added the min, max and average handicap ratings for the horses that ran in the race. This can give a guide to the race strength. Below our subsequent runs table we have also added the Highest Handicap rating a subsequent winner from the race has achieved. Once again this can help guage race strength.
  • Added various information popups to FormPlus to help use this table to quickly
04/08/2018
  • Fixed Automated System refreshes and it now won't refresh tips beyond 11am each day, as this was confusing a number of customers.
  • Improved performance on Downloads of Daily, 90 Day Tips and 90 Day Winner downloads. Hopefully the application errors that some customer have experienced are eradicated.