If you see a horse with giant pace numbers way ahead of the others, head to the betting window, computer, laptop or phone.
We're glad one player in the stands at Woodbine had the 46-1 longshot, but what can the rest of us learn for future use?
Hate to say 'I told you so' but ... the added-up numbers rule worked like a charm in a tough 12-horse maiden race at Woodbine on Thursday.
Here's a little math trick to sort out the field in maiden races – handy for those superfectas, triactors and Jackpot Hi-5 wagers.
One savvy bettor picked up $19,000 in Assiniboia Downs’ 20-cent Super Hi 5 jackpot pool last Monday. Here's how.
Thanks to a previous race against the great Pink Lloyd, one sharp-eyed bettor cashed a big ticket on a Woodbine longshot.
Turf races & closing fractions: Even some of the most skilled handicappers refuse to wrap their heads around this important angle.
The spoils of the wild and wacky world of the non-winners of two races condition were on offer on Thursday night at Woodbine.
Anything can happen (and often does) in a non-winners of two races condition. Here's how to work it to your advantage.
Imagine being told that you couldn't bet more than 90 cents on a triactor. Impossible? No, it happens more often than you might think to winners.
What was the key to winning the $31,000 Jackpot Hi 5? The 7f distance suited the horses who completed the five-horse 'Dagwood sandwich'.
The also-eligible Rich Strike who drew into – and won – the Kentucky Derby has a Manitoba connection that sparked a lot of excitement.
Ivan Bigg breaks down a stunning superfecta payout on Sunday at Woodbine, and offers tips on how to bet smart on Kentucky Derby day.
Tips on how to spot the most likely early speed, and why Elektronic should not have been too difficult to add to your Pick-5 ticket.
Railbird and handicapper Ivan Bigg dissects the past racing week and notes some of the patterns, surprises and big payouts.