How to Bet the Kentucky Derby: The Official Guide to Wagering and Winning on America's Biggest Race Day

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The Kentucky Derby attracts thousands of spectators on and off track and millions of wagering dollars. Now for the first time there's one title geared specifically for successfully handicapping and playing America's biggest race day.The author discusses proven historical handicapping methods, the advantages of modern exotic betting menus, and other expert tools that will enhance both your wallett and your Kentucky Derby experience.

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Overview

The Kentucky Derby attracts thousands of spectators on and off track and millions of wagering dollars. Now for the first time there's one title geared specifically for successfully handicapping and playing America's biggest race day.The author discusses proven historical handicapping methods, the advantages of modern exotic betting menus, and other expert tools that will enhance both your wallett and your Kentucky Derby experience.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932910780
  • Publisher: Daily Racing Form Press
  • Publication date: 4/25/2008
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,393,594
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 9.01 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Big-Race Days     1
Using Beyer Speed Figures to Evaluate Derby Contenders     7
Churchill Downs Post Positions and Track Bias: Myths vs. Reality     21
Tomlinson Ratings and Pedigree Handicapping     29
The Reliability of Pre-Derby Workouts     37
Derby Preps: Paths to Glory     47
Big-Day Jockeys and Trainers     61
Derby Betting and the Basic Wagering Process     71
Intra-Race and Multi-Race Betting     79
In-the-Black Frieday: the Oaks     93
About the Author     113

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