It’s funny how remote bits of random trivia can surface to play a role in horse selections and lead to some juicy payoffs.
Savvy players were licking their chops when #1 Taradar went off at 50-1 odds, as he was highly likely to figure into exotic ticket bets.
Dream Shake is a horse who could upset favoured Patches O'Houlihan in the Kennedy Road Stakes on Saturday.
As mentioned in this column again and again, players shouldn’t give up on horses with one lifetime start that look terrible.
Some insider handicapping tips for sorting out Saturday's Bessarabian Stakes at Woodbine Racetrack.
I made my point after I collected $152 to prove if you follow the betting rules you can cash a ticket for mere chump change.
Woodbine hosts the Autumn Stakes (G2) on Sunday at the 1 1/16 mile race on the Tapeta; can War Bomber knock down Tyson?
Some smart wagering (and using a unique angle) in Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup races could result in some huge payoffs. Good luck!
Other players don’t want you to do any of this so they can collect bigger payoffs, but you could make this Breeders’ Cup memorable.
A poster of Barbaro is pinned on a board behind my computer as a constant reminder that the inexplicable can happen in racing and in life.
One of them won $2.7 million on an $8 ticket, the other made a billion (!) playing the ponies; plus a big Superfecta payout at Woodbine.
When handicapping sprints, scan the field to see if there’s a horse cutting back after showing early speed in route races.
Your jump-off-the-page 'best bet' doesn’t guarantee riches but can produce a winning day; also beware the “supplemented” side to stakes races.
Maybe you take a flyer on a longshot that carries your dog’s name ... but here's what I do “for fun” from time to time.
The Prince of Wales finished in the way I predicted; why longshot winner Wealllikedhim deserved a look; an ASD end-of-season caution.