Archive for the Horse Race Handicapping Angles Category

Mourning Moreno- The “I Almost Had It” Syndrome

Cue the Violins- A Handicapper’s Sad Tale I have been around horse racing nigh on to forty years now and I have seen most everything. I have heard all of the horse players’ stories and all of their outlandish lies and all of their near misses. I have heard all of the excuses as to […]


Handicapping Lesson with Palace Malice

Palace Malice Serves Handicapping Lesson When Palace Malice won the Belmont Stakes, obviously many people were caught off guard- especially since he paid $29.60 to win. If you were one of the lucky ones to cash in on the Todd Pletcher trained horse, then this post probably isn’t for you. As many of you already […]


Trainer Watch, Fair Hill Qualifiers & the Name Game

Updated Names For The Trainer Watch Good news for horse racing, almost $20m. was wagered on June 22nd at Hollywood and Belmont combined. This only makes me want to study more. Here’s an update to my trainer article before we touch on other subjects. A trainer we should all know about and factor in is […]


Spotting Trainer “Franchise” Angles for Profit

Thinking Like a Trainer Pays Off I think a big turning point in my handicapping career came when I began to focus on the work of the trainer. Thinking like the trainer, asking what is the purpose of this workout? Why is the horse placed in this race? Trainers read the conditions of races written […]