We have reached the end of our three month trial of Architect Tips and here are the final results:-
|Average number of bets:||4 per day|
|Cost:||£2.99 for first 28 days then £34.99/month or £87.50/quarter|
Architect Tips – Full Review
The Architect is a renowned horse racing tipster from the Tipsters Empire stable and came into our trial with an impressive record of having made close to 350 points profit since starting up a couple of years ago.
The service is run by a horse racing expert called Steven Dowler and he provides detailed write-ups with all the selections which is good to see and you can tell he not only really knows his stuff but also just loves racing generally.
The trial was going very well early on as we went over 40 points up at one stage and it looked like we were heading for a big profit haul.
However, sadly things tailed off towards the end of the trial and we ended up pretty much level at advised prices, finishing just one point up in the end. You can see the progress of the trial represented in the graph below:
At Betfair SP the results were a little worse, with a loss of 21 points being made.
The strike rate was solid at 30% and the ROI was obviously level given the profit of just one point made.
So overall then with the trial finishing level it is not surprising that we are awarding Architect Tips a NEUTRAL rating.
To be fair to them, since our trial ended they have been on a good run, adding 18 points of profit over the last week.
Whilst that is positive to see, it probably wouldn’t have been enough to push this into the passed category anyway in terms of the resulting ROI and bank growth, so it’s still a watching brief for us on this one for the time being to see if results can turn consistently profitable.
Ease of use: There are an average of four bets per day, so the workload is a little higher here than with some other services. Tips are normally sent out the evening before racing so plenty of time to get the bets on.
Availability of prices: The prices do tend to contract between the release time and the race, so it is advisable to get the bets on quickly. Based on our findings during the trial, we suspect that at Betfair SP you would make around half the profits of the advised prices, so that would be 175 points versus 350 points over the last two years for example.
Strike rate: The strike rate for the trial was 30% including placed horses, which is a solid hit rate for a horse racing service.
Advised Betting Bank: A 100 point bank is advised for following the service, which seems reasonable to us given the 30% strike rate and average stake of around one point per bet. From the results history it looks like the worst drawdown the service has suffered has been around 35 points, so a 100 point bank would have been comfortable to cover those losses.
Subscription costs: The subscription costs are fairly reasonable at £2.99 for the first 28 days then £34.99 per month, £87.50 per quarter, £157.50 for six months or £279.99 per year.
OVERALL VERDICT: NEUTRAL
You can tell from reading the write-ups that accompany his tips that The Architect is a serious gambler and not just a hobbyist chancing his arm at tipping. He clearly knows his stuff and studies the races in great detail.
Although that approach appears to have worked well over the long run, unfortunately the service hit a bit of a quiet run during our three month trial and finished pretty much level in the end, making just one point of profit.
Unsurprisingly then it’s a NEUTRAL rating from us and a watching brief for now to see how things progress going forward to see if he can recapture his pre-trial form.
Architect Tips – Results Update
10th July 2018
Horse racing tipster Architect Tips has made a small loss since our last update, dropping 10 points at advised prices over the last three weeks.
But the good news is that they are still ahead for the trial overall, 20 points up at advised prices to be precise.
At Betfair SP there hasn’t been much change, with just 1 point lost since our last update, meaning they are level for the trial overall at BSP.
Not long to go in this trial now with just a couple of weeks left, so let’s hope for a big finish from Architect Tips.
Architect Tips – Results Update
20th June 2018
It’s been a good time for Architect Tips since our last update a month ago, with 25 points profit made in that time at advised prices.
That takes them to 30 points profit for the trial overall at advised prices.
The story is a little different at Betfair SP, with just 2 points profit made since our last update and 1 point profit made for the trial overall.
So it is questionable whether the service is practical to follow at Betfair SP based on our results so far, but at advised prices things have been going very well.
We will keep an eye on how the BSP results compare over the remainder of the trial to see if that gap is maintained.
Architect Tips – Results Update
17th May 2018
It’s been a positive start to our trial of horse racing tipster Architect Tips from the Tipsters Empire, with 5 points profit made so far at advised prices.
At Betfair SP, things haven’t been quite as good, with 1 point lost so far.
This is quite a high volume service, with nearly 100 bets already after just three weeks, so quite a bit of betting action each day to get stuck into.
Anyway, so far this is looking promising so let’s see how the trial progresses over the next couple of months.
Architect Tips – New Review
27th April 2018
It’s been a while since we reviewed any tipsters from the Tipsters Empire stable of tipsters so today we are pleased to be able to start a new trial of one of their leading services, The Architect.
This is a horse racing tipster and they have been very consistent since starting up in March 2016, so just over two years ago.
In that time they have made an impressive 345 points profit, which equates to £3,450 at £10 per point stakes or £17,280 profit to £50 stakes.
On an average monthly basis, that also works out at over £140 profit per month to just £10 stakes, so we are talking about the real deal here.
Those results have been achieved with a very healthy strike rate of 33% and a solid return on investment of 11%, very respectable figures in the tipping business.
The service is provided by a chap called Steven Dowler, who has apparently had a passion for the horses since the age of just 11. He says he puts in many hours work, studying each horse with great depth, watching races back to deliver the best profitable tips around, which also includes a review on how each selection has run and fully packed write-ups on how each tip is expected to perform.
He covers both flat and national hunt racing and odds can be anything from odds-on to 40/1. Steven has managed to land some fantastic multiple bets, including a brilliant 150/1 treble back in August 2016 and a 303/1 four timer, including horses at 5/2, 6/5, 13/8 and 14/1.
The costs are £2.99 for a 28 day trial (new customers only) then £34.99/month, £87.50/quarter or £279.99/year.
So all in all this looks like a very solid service, but as ever let’s see how it gets on under the spotlight of live trial.
Without further ado then we will kick off the trial today and will report back soon on how results are coming along.