Repeatable Patterns Lead To Consistent Profits!

Last week I posted brief comments about the Florida Derby. I warned that the overwhelming (4-5) favorite, Greatest Honour, was unlikely to win. Indeed, Greatest Honour managed to grab only a minor third-place award in that race. Most bettors, as

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Instant Value Handicapping 10-Week Review

Over a 10-week period from January 23 through March 27, the “Instant Value Handicapping” video series examined races at one thoroughbred racetrack every Saturday. In those races I identified false favorites based on methods in my book The Punter’s Tale

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2019 Kentucky Derby Preview: Improvisation Reigns

Improvisation. It’s the engine that powers jazz. The catalyst for comedy. The enemy of the expected. And along the Kentucky Derby Trail this year, improvisation reigns supreme. I find it fitting, then, that I’m forced to improvise on the reliable

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2018 Kentucky Derby Preview: Odds and Endings

Clarity. That word best describes the point I reach each spring as I apply lessons learned from my 26 years of Kentucky Derby research. The stories the media shares about the contenders and their human connections vary year to year,

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