Wagering Strategy

Handicapping is only half of the battle, figuring how to play your conclusions can be just as difficult, if not more so. Whether it’s learning more about ticket construction or determining what constitutes value, we’ll help you figure it out.

Are Derby future wagers a foolish proposition or a fine cure-all for the first signs of Derby fever? Perhaps a bit of both!

Get the lowdown on Horseplayers star Peter Rotondo Jr.’s go-to wagering strategies, and his Grandma’s birthday play!

When trying to determine how to play a big race day, it’s good to get an idea of how much money is up for grabs.

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.

2012 National Handicapping Champion Michael Beychok shares his road map to tournament glory.

Is show betting only for suckers and small children or are there times when third place pays? Find out from confessions of a show bettor!

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

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.

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!