Posts Tagged ‘horse handicapping’

Handicapping the Election

by Ed Meyer

posted on October 20, 2016 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Handicapping, | No Comments >>

I’ve been following the debates as much of the nation, and yesterday I was contacted by a friend. – She works in the industry but isn’t much of a handicapper. – That’s just fine, and I’m always glad to help. But her questions were a little different than I expected. – ” Ed, can you […]

The Last Race

by Ed Meyer

posted on December 3, 2012 in Blogroll, General Discussion, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Sunday afternoon found me in an old familiar place. I was at Turfway Park helping out with a handicapping contest. For many moons I ran the show, but on this day I was helping a friend continue the tradition. You could say it felt like old times… My job was getting people registered, answering questions […]

The Heart of Racing is Still Beating

The numbers have been crunched, the winners crowned, and the dust has settled. But far be it from over. Racing still has plenty to offer for handicappers. Yep, the big weekend has come and gone but the heart of the game is still beating. Long before I saw my first Breeders’ Cup I can remember […]

Horses To Watch

by Greg Melikov

posted on August 28, 2012 in Blogroll, Free Picks and Tips, Handicapping, Horse Racing, | No Comments >>

Horses worth watching, a list of runners compiled by handicapper/turf writer Greg Melikov, should do well next time out. These thoroughbreds won eight times, finished second eight times and ran third four times since July 27. They’re worth considering when developing your wagering strategy for online betting or at your favorite track. ARLINGTON PARK Fire […]

Post Positions Play a Role in Handicapping

Post position statistics become a more important component of handicapping when races are staged at certain distances. Naturally, the most significant aspect of the data is the ratio of victories. The general bias against outside posts is particularly strong at foremost North American ovals, especially in routes such as a mile on Aqueduct’s inner track […]

New Faces

by Ed Meyer

posted on July 16, 2010 in General Discussion | No Comments >>

The game will stagnate and die if we do not make an active move to build our fan base. We can blame and second guess tracks and OTB’s for business, but a great deal still belongs on the player. Take someone new to the races. Invite your neighbor, the guy from the next cubicle, or […]