First Past the Post

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Commodore 64
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Description

First Past The Post is a single player horse racing strategy game in which the player trains and races horses.

The player can have up to sixteen horses in their stable and makes money from either winning races, betting on their performance, or buying and selling them. Each race meeting consists of a 1 mile, 2 mile and a 3 mile race in which the player may enter either one or two horses. Prior to each race the player may bet on any horse, they are no limited to betting on their own.
At the end of the race meeting the player is shown the trainer stats and is given the option to buy and sell horses to improve their stable.
The game has many features such as;
  • Multiple courses
  • Races of different lengths where the going varies between soft, good & firm.
  • Horses weights can be varied.
  • There are other computer trainers to compete against.
There is a Save Game feature.

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First Past the Post Commodore 64 The first race of the season and it's at Ascot
First Past the Post Commodore 64 The game's main menu
First Past the Post ZX Spectrum At the end of a race meeting, three races, the trainers table is displayed
First Past the Post ZX Spectrum Only one bet is allowed. Once it's been placed the only option worth taking is to start the race. At this point the game pauses for a while...

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