Tag Archives: Beginner

2017 Belmont Stakes Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2017 Belmont Stakes field? If not, share this thumbnail of the field with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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2016 Kentucky Derby Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2016 Kentucky Derby field? If not, share this thumbnail of the field with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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2015 Belmont Stakes Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2015 Belmont Stakes field? If not, share this thumbnail of the entrants with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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2014 Belmont Stakes Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2014 Belmont Stakes field? If not, share this thumbnail of the field with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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2013 Belmont Stakes Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2013 Belmont Stakes field? If not, share this thumbnail of the field with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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2013 Kentucky Derby Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2013 Kentucky Derby field? If not, share this thumbnail of the field with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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2012 Kentucky Derby Cheat Sheet

Need to quickly get up to speed on the 2012 Kentucky Derby field? If not, share this thumbnail of the field with your friends and family who don’t follow racing as closely as you do!

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Notification Services

So you’ve noticed a few horses that you’d like to follow and wonder if there’s an easier way than obsessively checking workouts on a daily basis.

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Gettin’ Lucky in Kentucky

So you’ve watched the Kentucky Derby a couple of times—or maybe even every year. And you’ve always wondered if there were a better way to pick the winner than going by name, number or best looking jockey outfit. There is, pay attention to the Derby prep season!

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Introduction to Speed

It’s not how fast have they run; it’s how fast can they run. Being able to determine what factors made a horse fast in the past will put you in a position make the most of your wagers.

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Introduction to Class

Being able to spot whether a horse out-classes its rivals or is out-classed, whether it’s on the improve or falling down the ranks, will help lead you to the best bets and steer you away from the worst.

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How to Handicap

Once you’ve familiarized yourself with past performances, a great way to get started is to just start asking, and trying to answer, questions.

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Rooting vs. Wagering

The gambler’s head does not always jive with the racing fan’s heart. It’s good to recognize that rooting for and gambling on horses can sometimes be two different things.

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How to Watch a Race

While watching a race may seem like a no-brainer, there’s a definite skill involved to ensure that you’re seeing as much of the race as possible.

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