Tag Archives: Intermediate

Breeders’ Cup Turf Trends

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.

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All Signs Point North

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.

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Handicapping Process

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!

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Speed Rations

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.

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Getting up to Speed on Beyers

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.

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Figuring Out Figs

Whether it’s to help you identify who will end up favored or to better understand a horse’s performance, performance and speed figures are everywhere so you might as well understand them.

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Playing Favorites

You asked and we answered! Playing against the favorite isn’t always the way to go. Discover some strategies for playing short-priced favorites.

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All-Weather Sires

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.

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I Love a Parade

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.

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Fun with Superfectas

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.

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