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Good Decision Making In Handicapping Horse Races

Tue ,19/08/2014

Judgment is what handicapping and betting on horse races is all about. The first decision, of course, is whether to bet on horse races at all. That’s a personal decision that should be taken into consideration in light of personal finances, obligations, and responsibility. If you enjoy the intellectual sport of handicapping and can afford to wager on the races without doing yourself harm, then it’s good entertainment. When you make handicapping decisions do you ever step outside yourself, so to speak, and watch what is actually happening? I know that sounds strange, but let me explain how that can help you to be a better handicapper.

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Handicapping From The Horse’s Point Of View

Tue ,19/08/2014

Horse racing handicapping is a human activity, intellectual sport for some. When you look for good bets and try to determine pace and speed as well as running styles, however, did you ever try to think like a horse? We give a lot of thought to what the jockey will think and do and also what the trainer’s intentions may be, but we sometimes forget that in a horse race, there are strong, willful, animals racing against each other. In determining pace we’re told that horses are herd animals and therefore there are some that are born leaders.

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Simple Horse Racing Systems That Are Quick and Easy To Use

Mon ,18/08/2014

The question of which horse will win the race has baffled handicappers for centuries. For hundreds of years men and women have tried to make a profit betting on horse races. Many fail but a few succeed. The ones who are most successful all know that you have to compare the horse’s ability to the odds to find a good bet and a good bet, one that will show a profit in the long run, is what the handicapper really wants. This simple horse racing system or method will help you to figure out which horse is the best, second best, and so forth. We’ll start with the idea that horses are athletes and need to race in order to be in top form.

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Easy and Quick Horse Racing Systems to Pick Winners and Good Bets

Mon ,18/08/2014

The best way to find a good bet in a horse race is to find a horse that has the best ability compared to the odds that are offered. Or to put it another way, to shop for value based on each horse’s chance of winning the race. The big question is, “What is the chance of each horse winning the race?” Here is one quick and easy way to determine the recent ability of each horse. Use this method to find good bets and winners. First of all, horses need to race to stay in shape. Even though the trainer may work the horse in the morning to keep it fit, those workouts aren’t as good for conditioning the horse as an actual race.

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Simple Horse Racing Systems That Work

Fri ,15/08/2014

While I recommend in-depth handicapping in order to get the best value and pick the most winners, there are ways to quickly estimate a horse’s chance of winning a race. Using that estimate you can then compare the horses and use the hierarchy of horses that you’ve created to find value in the pools. That is what horse racing handicapping is really all about because that’s how you make money betting on horses. Let’s look at some ways to handicap that are easy and quick and may help you to find the best bets possible.

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Horse Racing: Handicapping Types – The Secret Of Advanced Statistical Handicapping

Wed ,13/08/2014

With two types of handicapping (common and statistical) and each one’s two sub-types (base and advanced) along with three levels of players (beginner, intermediate and advanced) it’s now time to mention advanced statistical handicapping which is the highest form of handicapping but straightforward and simple. In this case you are specifically testing 100′s, 1,000′s, 10′s of 1,000′s and/or 100′s of 1,000′s of races based on field size for one or all Order of Finsih Positions (racing) such as 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th positions. This corresponds to the Value Positions (profitcapping or money) of win, place, show, fourth and fifth which are the only in the money positions. This is to find the most powerful specific method(s) for those specific positions.

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Find the Best Bet in a Horse Race Using Probability and Money

Mon ,11/08/2014

To find the best bet in a horse race you have to compare the probability of a horse winning the race with the actual payoff from the winner. That can be said in one sentence, but to learn how to handicap and find the best wager is a difficult process. It takes experience to estimate a horse’s chances of winning, but a few handicapping guidelines may help you to learn the method to handicap a horse race for profit a little faster. First of all, the old saying, “the fastest horse doesn’t always win but that’s how you have to bet em’,” isn’t far from the truth.

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Horse Racing Handicapping and Betting Strategy For Numbers and Notes

Fri ,08/08/2014

Having trouble making a living off horse racing? Are you struggling to even make a profit from your bets? You’re not alone. Many people try to figure out a way to make a profit from horse racing only to fail day after day and month after month. Some eventually give up and while they still continue to bet on horse races, they do so only as a hobby. Whether you’re playing the horses for fun or to make a living or partial income the most important ability you can develop is the ability to form an opinion and to properly weight the information that is available.

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When Handicapping a Horse How Many Races Should I Use?

Fri ,08/08/2014

While we all know that the recent races are the most important races to use to evaluate a horse, many people wonder how many races should be used and how far back they should go to try to estimate a horse’s chances of winning a race. That is a tough question and there’s now set number of races that I can think of that can be given. It all depends on several factors. Here’s some handicapping advice based on observations.

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Using Place, Show, and Exactas to Back Up Your Bets

Tue ,05/08/2014

While I advocate win bets as the best way to wager on horse races in many situations, I do agree that there are times when backing up a bet is a good idea. That usually occurs when you’re wagering on a longshot and think there’s an excellent chance that your horse at high odds will at least finish in one of the top three positions. That means your longshot will hit the board and when it does, you want to cash a ticket on that runner to validate your handicapping skill and opinion. The problem is which way to back it up?

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