Author Archives: Gerald Cohail

A Message To My Followers

I have received numerous emails over the past five or six weeks from folks wanting to know when my second book is coming out, if new blog posts will be forthcoming, wishing me a Merry Christmas, a Happy New Year, … Continue reading

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Workouts Are A Crap Shoot

There are three types of workouts listed in the past performance records of horses: breezing (B), handily (H) and driving (D). Breezing means the horse was under no pressure at all and was not running near top speed. Handily means … Continue reading

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Workouts As A Handicapping Tool

Many racetracks have rules and regulations with regard to workouts. First-time starters and horses returning to racing after a long layoff are often required to have a set number of timed works before they are allowed to race. In addition, … Continue reading

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Training Horses To Win Is Not An Exact Science

Any trainer can send out a horse capable of winning a race, but most of the time they are just as clueless as to which horse will win a race as you or I. Dick Mitchell said it best when … Continue reading

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Trainers As A Factor In Your Handicapping

Horse racing as we know it relies heavily on the trainers who condition the horses we end up wagering money on, but, as a factor in your handicapping, how much importance should you place on them? At the recently ended … Continue reading

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