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My First Bet

POSTED: October 9, 2019

Nineteen dollars.  As a second grader in 1965 who lived in a lower middle class neighborhood that was a lot of money to me.  But...

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You Figure It Out

POSTED: July 17, 2016

I have been writing about the decisions of stewards for a few years now with some regularity. It isn’t by choice. There are things I’d...

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Saratoga Betting: All Win = No Win

POSTED: July 15, 2016

The New York Racing Association, aka NYRA, have changed the rules governing the pick 4, 5, and 6 beginning with the start of the Saratoga...

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Belmont Stakes Facts and Trivia

POSTED: June 6, 2016

With the Belmont Stakes just days away, what better time to explore some interesting Belmont facts and trivia? The dynamics of racing in the US...

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The Jockeys' Guild: A Group That Makes a Difference

POSTED: May 14, 2016

There aren’t many things in life more important than taking care of your own. Whether it be in your personal life, in business, or your...

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Class Tells

POSTED: February 12, 2016

‏We have all heard the saying, class tells. It's true in many aspects of life, not just horse racing. Today we will talk about it...

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@jonathanstettin Your article re reading when a horse dead on board made me some $ just now. Untapable was, IMO, odds-on, but dead. TY!

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