Pay Attention to Track Conditions When Wagering

Track conditions greatly influence how races are run, and smart bettors pay attention to weather and track conditions when handicapping races. Knowing the horses that run best under corresponding track conditions can help bettors to cash more tickets and have …

Recent Performance Suggests Physical Fitness

A race horse is an athlete and is subject to injuries that can limit its performance. Examining a racing form to see how a horse has performed over its last dozen races can tell bettors how often a horse runs …

Tips on Picking Winners from Daily Racing Forms

Skilled bettors know how to read a racing form and get critical information from it that will help with the handicapping process. To beginning and most amateur race bettors, a racing form can be difficult to read, but knowing what …

Skilled Bettors Play More Ponies

A skilled bettor of horses has intimate knowledge of tracks and their conditions, horses and their health issues, jockeys and their riding styles and many other factors that they use to better increase their odds of winning. With such information …

Skilled Bettors Bet Differently

It takes some time to learn how best to wager on horses and win money on a consistent basis. Part of the reason is people usually make the mistake of thinking they have to “win big or go home.” In …

Superfecta and Quinella Bets Pay Well

A Superfecta bet allows bettors to wager on the top four finishers. Because such bets come with extremely long odds due to the difficulty of accurately predicting the top four finishers, many tracks and off-track-betting locations will allow bets of …

Exactas and Trifectas Pay Big

The most common types of Exotic Wagers are Exacta and Trifecta bets that require predicting the top two or three finishers in a race. When betting an Exacta, the bettor predicts the top two finishers in a race in the …

Exotic Bets Pay Longer Odds

In horse racing, Exotic Wagers are those made that are other than the various varieties of straight bets, such as Win, Place and Show. The wagers allow bettors to predict how more than one horse will perform in a race …