Looking for some last minute ideas on wagering? We take a look at some ideas on exotic plays and the HRF Crew shares their approach for the big day.
Taking a look at the 2013 Kentucky Derby field entrant’s running styles.
Who has the pedigree to win the 2013 Kentucky Derby? And perhaps more importantly, who does not?
Discover which prep races have produced the most Kentucky Derby winners and what that means for this year’s contenders.
Part of the fun of handicapping the Kentucky Derby is the awesome potential for geeking out on stats, which just might lead you to the winner.
The data recorded for workouts is only part of the story, find out how you can avail yourself of even more information.
Nuance and overlooked angles are the lifeblood of handicappers: we crave an edge and will work hard to find a little something that others may have overlooked. One such nuance is track configuration.
The conventional wisdom about Breeders’ Cup turf races is that European invaders will dominate. Perhaps they will, but historically the location of the prep has been less important than the order of finish.
While Man O’War and Secretariat are legendary names in American horse racing history, arguably no horse has shaped the sport worldwide more than Northern Dancer.
From a handicapping perspective, playing juvenile races can be a daunting affair. With so little information available, getting a handle on the race can be difficult. But fear not: we’ve assembled a group of juvenile-race-loving handicappers to help you get started with pedigree and understand ways to factor the information that is available.
2011 National Handicapping Champion Michael Beychok shares his road map to tournament glory.
Who has the pedigree to win the 2012 Belmont Stakes? And, perhaps more importantly, who does not?
Taking a look at the 2012 Kentucky Derby field entrant’s running styles.
Who has the pedigree to win the 2012 Kentucky Derby? And perhaps more importantly, who does not?
Are you curious about how other players handicap? Do wonder what angles and tools they use most or what questions they ask themselves? We’ve assembled a canny group of cappers to discuss their approach to handicapping, and they don’t hold back!
2-year-olds are not only fun to watch, they can present an excellent opportunity to make money for the astute handicapper.
Who has the pedigree to win the 2011 Belmont Stakes? And, perhaps more importantly, who does not?
Taking a look at the 2011 Kentucky Derby field entrant’s running styles.
Are you a data weenie or a number cruncher? Are you mathematically inclined and/or just plain old interested in making your figs? You’re not alone.
Knowing who’s the fastest horse is helpful, but knowing who stands to benefit from the impending pace scenario can be even more helpful! Special guest Derek Simon shows you how with his very own pace figs.
What are Beyer Speed Figures good for other than determining who might be the fastest horse? Quite a bit as it turns out! Find what our panelists have to say about BSFs as Figs Gone Wild Month rages on.
Figures are everywhere, so you might as well understand them. Find out more about figs in our primer as we kick off Figs Gone Wild Month!
You asked and we answered! Playing against the favorite isn’t always the way to go. Discover some strategies for playing short-priced favorites.
All-weather racetracks are a relatively new phenomenon, having only been in existence for just over five years. While much more study needs to be undertaken, we’ve identified ten sires whose offspring have done well on all-weather surfaces so far.
When it comes to uncovering hidden potential or ramping up on a new circuit, race replays are an excellent source of information.
What you should know about American turf pedigrees.
How a horse looks on paper is one thing, but when the gates open are they ready to go? The post parade and warm-up can provide insight.
Time only matters in prison, as the old racetrack saying goes, but time can also tell a story about how a race was run. This can unearth clues that are not necessarily apparent when looking at the past performance.
No matter how you slice it, the superfecta is a fun and affordable way to play with a wide variety of ways to experiment within almost any budget.
Taking a look at the 2010 Kentucky Derby field entrant’s running styles in relation to their post positions.
Who Has the Pedigree to Win the 2010 Kentucky Derby?
Want to get started with pedigrees but don’t know how? We’ll get you familiar with the lingo and answer some basic questions to help you get started!
Everyone loves longshots, but not everyone knows how to factor them in when wagering.
Single race exotics, such as the exacta, trifecta and superfecta, offer a variety of ways to reap higher rewards than win, place and show bets. They also have their own host of considerations.
Do you think you can only find value in exotic wagers? Guess again, one can find value and several different approaches for win, place and show bets!
Multi-race wagers can be as fun as they are challenging. Find out how you can get started with a modest bankroll and a will to party!