The main reason racing’s complex is because you’re trying to predict the resulting behavior of two animals: horses and humans in a racing contest with partially inaccurate limited information. The odds in racing are low so the player believes that money would be easy to make and this isn’t the case. Racing odds are small but racing’s complex and a lottery’s odds are astronomical but the lottery is simple as a game. To make money in racing a player must know how to simplify the game to its minimum simplicity. The author of this article has done some of this difficult work for the player. This means racing’s made of two main parts: profitcapping (the money side) and handicapping (the racing contest side). Racing being made of two things or two parts is as simple as it gets.
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