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App description: A Horse racing world in your pocket!
Horse Racing World is a betting and handicapping game derived from the number 1 PC horse racing management game Starters Orders 4.
Study the form and place bets in a dynamic, never ending racing world based around realistic race schedules from the UK, Ireland, US and Australia.
Separate flat and jumps racing editions available!

Horse Racing World features:

* Separate Flat and Jumps racing editions. Flat game includes UK, IRE, US and Australian game modes! Jumps game includes UK or Irish modes.
* Realistic jockey behaviour. Watch as jockeys restrain, ride and drive along their mounts.
* Vast horse racing game world with thousands of horses and retirements and new horses born every game year.
* Fields of up to 30 runners with realistic jockey AI and the most exciting races ever!
* The only iPhone game ever to accurately simulate UK jumps racing with a full realistic calendar including the Aintree Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup and hundreds more!
* Hundreds of world-wide premiere races such as the Melbourne Cup, the Breeders Cup, the Epsom Derby and many, many more.
* Dynamic never ending horse racing game world. Play season after season for as long as you like!
* Daytime racing, floodlit evening racing, variable weather effects.
* Accurate betting model with realistic odds.
* Stewards enquiries, non-triers, fines, photo finishes, accurate handicapping and many, many more realistic features.

Note that Horse Racing World does not include any horse ownership or management options that exist is some of our other games. It is purely a form analysis and betting game.

mrsd's comments:
A Horse racing world in your pocket! Horse Racing World is a betting and form analysis game derived from the No.1. PC horse racing management game Starters Orders 4. Study the form and place bets in a dynamic, never ending racing world based around realistic race schedules from the UK, Ireland, US and Australia. Flat and Jumps racing editions available. The price is 3.49 (or $5.99 usd).

Website: http://www.startersorders.com/iphone/

App Store links:
Click here for Horse Racing World (flat edition).
Click here for Horse Racing World (jumps edition).



Horse Racing World features:
  • Separate Flat and Jumps racing editions. Flat game includes UK, IRE, US and Australian game modes! Jumps game includes UK or Irish modes.
  • Vast horse racing game world with thousands of horses and retirements and new horses born every game year.
  • Fields of up to 30 runners with realistic jockey AI and the most exciting races ever!
  • Realistic jockey behaviour. Watch as jockeys restrain, ride and drive along their mounts.
  • The only iPhone game ever to accurately simulate UK jumps racing with a full realistic calendar including the Aintree Grand National and Cheltenham Gold Cup and hundreds more!
  • Hundreds of world-wide premiere races such as the Melbourne Cup, the Breeders Cup, the Epsom Derby and many, many more.
  • Dynamic never ending horse racing game world. Play season after season for as long as you like!
  • Daytime racing, floodlit evening racing, variable weather effects.
  • Accurate betting model with realistic odds.
  • Stewards enquiries, non-triers, fines, photo finishes, accurate handicapping and many, many more realistic features.
04-07-2011, 02:59 AM
#2
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Is there only betting in this game, or training/managing horses as well?

Regardless though: you are targeting a very niche market. To split it up further by releasing two different versions of the game is silly.

Likewise: since you are targeting a very niche market, releasing separate iPhone and iPad versions, both at an equally inflated price, as opposed to one universal version (which you then COULD inflate, BECAUSE you're targeting a niche market; see how this works?) is also silly.

Put it this way: I buy pretty much every horse racing game I see so long as it's not only about betting. If I'm turning my nose up at this, you're in trouble.
04-07-2011, 03:03 AM
#3
Joined: Mar 2011
Location: Bermuda Triangle
Posts: 114
This looks fantastic! But I feel it a little bit expensive!
04-07-2011, 03:28 AM
#4
Joined: Apr 2011
Posts: 110
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gabrien View Post
Is there only betting in this game, or training/managing horses as well?

Regardless though: you are targeting a very niche market. To split it up further by releasing two different versions of the game is silly.

Likewise: since you are targeting a very niche market, releasing separate iPhone and iPad versions, both at an equally inflated price, as opposed to one universal version (which you then COULD inflate, BECAUSE you're targeting a niche market; see how this works?) is also silly.

Put it this way: I buy pretty much every horse racing game I see so long as it's not only about betting. If I'm turning my nose up at this, you're in trouble.
Why the game has to offer horses training or management? I'm not interested in training horses, but only interested in racing horses. If the games focuses on mainly races, it'll be awesome in my view.