Altered start times

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Altered start times

Postby Daywalker » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:02 am


Not sure if this should be in Suggestions or Bugs or here.

The problem I've noticed is with Aus horses start times being changed. Unlike US horses, it appears that when Aus races fall behind, they are updated by Betfair. This is good. However, when this happens after I've updated the QPL at 2am, I get the problem I saw this morning. The page was on the 7.26(?) Morp race but at about 7.45 was still showing 19mins to off. When I refreshed the QPL the race had been moved to some past 8. I noticed I missed a Ipsw race with around 100k matched, which is the sort of race that I'm very active on.

Is there anyway of sending a flag so we know when to refresh QPL after alterations? Or maybe Gruss could auto update alterations? I don't really want to repeatedly refresh unnecessarily.

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Re: Altered start times

Postby Happy Harry » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:07 am


There are other threads on this. And Gruss have been told and also given some ideas for a solution.

Without doubt this particular issue remains the biggest Piss Off with Betting Assistant by a Country Mile. It is even more compounded because if you are running multiple instances of Gruss with Profiles. EVEN if you trigger a -3.33 the second profile will not update the quick pick list for the second profile.

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well not Happy Harry on this topic.
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Re: Altered start times

Postby GaryRussell » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:27 am

This may be a good time to utilise the streaming API for market updates. I will look into it ASAP.
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Re: Altered start times

Postby Daywalker » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:33 am

Hi HH,

I know it's not new and have seen it many times, just a little irritated this morning seeing the missed opportunities, 100k Aus race particularly.

Hi Gary,

Thanks for acknowledging and looking for a solution.

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