In addition to strict adherence to the
Show Bettor's System Rules, the Track Bias is an
important factor when a final decision is made on which
horse to bet on in a particular race. Watch the races
and watch the reruns - see if the speed horses are quitting
or are they hanging on in the late stages of a race. Remember
we are treating each play as an
investment not a gamble. A little bit of
research and analysis is important. We
are playing the percentages and are looking for a high
percentage of wins (finishing in the money).
Track Bias - the tendency of a
racetrack to favor certain runners.
There are two types of Track
Biases - Style (Speed, Closers and Off-the-Pace
runners) and Position
(inside or outside). On a given day(s) a track may
favor a combination of both, such as "inside
speed" or "outside closers". Also,
conditions and biases may and will change from day-to-day and even race-to-race.
Watch-the- races and Watch-the-Harrows, these
are those track maintenance vehicles that smooth the racing
surface between races. If
they line up such that the leading vehicle is on the outside
- they will most likely be moving dirt to the inside thereby improving
the outside footing. Similarly if the lead vehicle is on the
inside they are probably moving dirt off the rail and this would
favor inside speed horses. The ground crew can change
a track condition at anytime. "I got this from an old gent in
Based upon the above, if 2 or
3 horses qualify then check the track Bias for the day and
go with "speed" or the
Information - personal tips!
In New York when there's
a Pick 6 Carryover - bet inside horses with speed !!
On wet tracks go with the
speed horse - especially in sprints.
Favorites or lower price
horses are a safer bet on turf.
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