Night School Study Aid: Trip Capping
By Dana Byerly, Hello Race Fans Co-founder
Are you planning on attending Night School tonight? Tonightâ€™s topic is trip capping and we have some content to help you prepare.
Before you get started with “trip capping”, or watching race replays to garner information about a performance that’s not discernible from the past performance, we have some helpful pointers on how to watch a race. It sounds like a no-brainer but there are a few things to keep in mind that help you get the most out of your race-watching experience.
Watching replays, or â€œtrip cappingâ€, is a great way to validate what youâ€™re seeing on paper. Itâ€™s also a great way to catch something that everyone else might miss. We have a few considerations and tips to help you get started in our post on Watching Race Replays.
NYRA’s Andy Serling is tonight’s special guest. You can catch his weekly trip capping show “Trips and Traps” with co-host Eric Donovan which is available on YouTube. Even if you don’t watch the New York circuit these two can help you think like a handicapper when it comes to observing performances.
Not sure what Night School is? Itâ€™s a free chat-based fan education tool that occurs every Tuesday night. You can check your local trackâ€™s site or just visit Night School here.