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Pace Velocity and the Final Fraction

Today I want to talk a bit about the adjusted speed figure that’s included in the PA PPs. I received a letter, not an email, about it, and so it occurred to me the adjusted figure is not well understood. That’s my fault. The jest of the letter was this: All well respected writers of [...]

March 3, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

Longshot for March 2

Philadelphia – Race 2 – #5 Swing Lane – ML 12/1 (Late pace advantage – No go if there are any scratches) Had a scratch for a no go. Late pace advantage disappeared!

March 2, 2010 • Posted in: Updates • No Comments

Maiden Claiming Play of the Day

Race Cancelled
Fair Grounds – Monday, March 1
Race 10
#1 Stretch O’brien – ML 9/2

March 1, 2010 • Posted in: Updates • No Comments

Dutching for Fun and Profit

We’ve all heard the word Dutching. In the old American Turf Monthly book called Treasury of American Turf there’s an interesting article about the topic. Here’s how it goes:
Set a daily goal, say, of $50. Make sure your top three contenders win at a clip of 75 to 8o% – that’s the most important [...]

March 1, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

Close Look Horses for 2/26

This is a list of two dimensional early pace horses that are in light pace pressure races today. These horses should be given a close or second look since they will be racing in a complimentary pace match-up for their running style. The codes: Track – Race # – Horse # – Horse Name

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February 26, 2010 • Posted in: Updates • No Comments

The Down ‘n Dirty Sprinter

Let’s make some money. Let’s do it in sprints. Let’s start with two-dimensional early pace running styles (E/P) with at least 20% of the speed points in the field. We’ll need an improving early pace horse too. Let’s make sure our good thing is fast enough and has above average pace ability. And finally, let’s [...]

February 26, 2010 • Posted in: Articles • No Comments

Easy Pace Spots for 2/25

Today’s Early Pace Advantaged Horses

Race 3 – 3 Jimmy Vegas (2nd)
Race 9 – 5 Leader Of The Lite (Scratched)
Race 4 – 2 Eyes On Versailles (Win $4.20)

Race 3 – 5 She’s Funomenal (2nd)
Race 9 – 6 Treasure Hunter (Out)

February 25, 2010 • Posted in: Updates • No Comments