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.
This 88th running of the second leg of the Triple Crown full of interest and speculation, more than most others in recent memory.
Ho hum ... 38-1 shot Gus's Gamble won the most chaotic race condition to take down the $26K Power Pick 6 pool.
The closing fractions rule worked to perfection in the mid-summer derby, and why nailing an 81-1 horse really wasn’t that complicated.