Handicapping Turf Races
Many of the fall Thoroughbred championship races are on the grass. Here are some ideas on how to approach trying to pick a winner on the turf.
FIRST LOOK - Sizing Up How a Race Will be Run
One of the first things to consider when starting to handicap any horse race is to try and project how the race may set up from a pace perspective. Will this race be won by a front runner, a stalker or a stretch runner?
When you can't be at the track or your local circuit is closed for the winter, playing the races at a teletheatre or on the computer in the comfort of your couch can be lots of fun too. Here are some approaches to watching and wagering on the screen.
How much revenue does a track keep from pari-mutuel wagering? It depends on what you wager on and where and how you wager. This informative article was originally printed in March 2015 and comes to you courtesy of Canadian Thoroughbred magazine, the leading Canadian magazine for anyone interested in thoroughbred racing.
Handicapping Quarter Horse Racing
Doug McPherson is an active worker in the Ontario Horse Racing industry. He grew up in a Thoroughbred family, and has worked for several trainers at Woodbine as a hotwalker. He currently works at Ajax Downs as a results charter, clocker and program handicapper.
Jennifer Morrison has been handicapping races since she was a kid. In this article, this accomplished writer, blogger and professional handicapper discusses some things to watch for during spring training.
An Essay on Handicapping
Peter Gross, whose voice is familiar to radio listeners because of his morning sportscasts on 680News, is a passionate horse-racing fan and seasoned bettor. Peter has contributed horse racing articles to several publications over the years and is currently the editor of “Down The Stretch” newspaper.