Archive for April, 2010

The Power of Pace Velocity Ratings

Want to know how that speed figure was earned? What about flagging horses on the improve? Would you like to know a horse’s pace ability – how it handles a certain pace velocity? What about discovering the quality of the race a horse faced in the past? Want to uncover key pace races? Would like [...]

April 27, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

The Handicapper’s Condition Book and Pace

I don’t recommend books very often but there’s one you just have to have to be a complete player, I think. It’s called The Handicapper’s Condition Book by James Quinn. If you have it read it again and again. Keep it close by. If you don’t have it then buy it. I think it comes [...]

April 20, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

Physiology and Speed Figures

Let’s say a horse gets loose on the lead and runs a final time of 1:47 at 1 1/8 mile. And let’s say the pace was 1:09 4/5th. Now let’s say the average or par pace time for this final time is 1:08 flat. The race comes up slow 9 at the pace call and [...]

April 15, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

How to Improve your ROI with Early Pace Boxes

Since March 14th I’ve been playing only Early Pace Box qualifiers with a Form Factor Rating of 3 or better, and they fit the eligibility conditions profiles. I played them all to win. This morning I did my books. I was astonished at the results. I broke them down into two groups. The first group [...]

April 9, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

Longshot of the Day

April 3
Philadelphia – Race 2 – 10Kn3L – #1 Marek’s Czech – ML 15/1 (Late pace advantage. Pass if one or more horses scratch. We do not want the late pace advantage to disappear due to early pace scratches) Result – Early pace horse scratch – pass.

April 3, 2010 • Posted in: Updates • No Comments