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How To Become A Successful Handicapper

John Turnbull, in 1805, wrote, “Things are known only by comparison. New comparisons, things brought together under new relations, afford new or additional knowledge.” I do not think he had horse racing in mind when he wrote those words as … Continue reading

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Bullheaded Horseplayers Abound

The attainment of knowledge commences only after failure has been accepted and understood. We have within us an innate disposition to blame our defeats on aspects beyond the extent of our control. This is especially true of horseplayers, and their … Continue reading

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Handicapping Horse Races: You Are In Control?

Betting on horse races is one of the few forms of gambling I know of where the person making the wager has control over his own environment. You are not subject to the whims of blind luck or an indeterminate … Continue reading

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Bet On Horses With Favorable Odds

Making money wagering on horse races means you have to bet on horses with odds that are in your favor. Wagering on the most likely winner without regard to whether you are getting a fair price will result in your … Continue reading

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Greed And Horse Racing: An Explosive Mixture

Greed can be the downfall of even a seasoned horseplayer. It is the single most destructive aspect of wagering on horse races. Succumb to greed at the track and you will surely be severely punished. Many horseplayers learn, early on, … Continue reading

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