Beginners Guide To Winning At Horse Racing Share: Picking up an interest in racing from my Dad, I first went racing at Bath in September 2015 and my passion has continued to grow since. Becoming hooked on the sport thanks to the enigmatic Ar Mad, I can be found weekly against the stand’s rail at a racecourse near you. How do you pick a winning horse? Over the years there have been thousands of books written on finding and selecting the right filly or colt to put your money on. Needless to say, it’s no easy task finding winners on horse racing.