Dog racing tips today Look for value odds as much as likely winners. If you keep looking for them, you will learn to spot them fairly quickly. Look at the age. Generally a running dog will reach its peak at two. A bitch will peak at around three. Choose from greyhounds that have run a few decent races. Avoid placing large bets on greyhounds that have good form but are hit by frequent poor form. Pay attention to the trap draw when collecting form information of winners.