Betting on Horse Racing For Dummies by Richard Eng

By Richard Eng

Tips on how to get pleasure from an afternoon on the races-and guess to win!
The final years have visible a list variety of american citizens music in for climatic Triple Crown races that includes Smarty Jones and humorous Cide; in 2004, tv viewership jumped a whopping sixty one percentage over the list set in 2003, and the Belmont Stakes race itself drew a checklist crowd of greater than 120,000! This easy-to-understand advisor exhibits first-time viewers to the music tips on how to benefit from the recreation of horse racing-and make shrewdpermanent bets. It explains what is going on on the song, what to seem for in horses and jockeys, the best way to learn a racing shape and do basic handicapping, and the way to regulate having a bet money and make wagers that stand an excellent chance of paying off. whole with assurance of off-track and on-line making a bet, it is simply what somebody must play the ponies-and win!
Richard Eng (Las Vegas, NV) is a racing author and handicapper for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, a columnist for the day-by-day Racing shape, and the host of a horseracing radio software in Las Vegas. He was once previously part of the ABC activities group that coated the Triple Crown.

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Now, if your starting point isn’t zero, that’s okay, because you can skip some parts. Remember that even if you’re a professional handicapper, this book is still chock full of useful ideas. My second assumption is that you have a $100 betting bankroll for the day. You have no ATM cards, no $20 bills hidden in your shoes, no extra cash you “borrowed” from the family’s weekly grocery money — just $100 for the day. My third assumption is you have at least a slight interest in finding out how and why certain things work in horse racing.

Horses throw in clunker races now and then — especially maidens. To catch good mutuel prices, you need to forgive those bad races and project when the horse will run its best. Horses run in maiden races to create a larger pool of winners for the next condition. After a horse breaks its maiden, it moves one step up the ladder towards the top of the pyramid to face winners that have broken their maiden and a whole new set of race conditions. Depending on the horse’s abilities, it either moves on to claiming races or non-selling races.

Horses were used for transportation and farming, and they played a big role in the movement west of the Mississippi River. People in the New World began racing their own horses against one another as early as the 1600s. This was nothing new as their ancestors in Europe and Asia had raced horses for centuries. In Betting on Horse Racing For Dummies, I cover the great sport of horse racing from every conceivable angle. I consider it the greatest game around, and hopefully by the end of this book, you’ll feel that way, too.

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