Monday, July 26, 2010

From the Archives - "Bad" Bill McBride

THE BEST DOG USUALLY FAILS TO WIN
By “Bad Bill” McBride
The crowd's mutuel "favorite" wins only about 28-30% of the time, as an average. The "morning favorite", which often does not go off as the crowd's favorite, usually wins less often than that. The "tip sheet favorite" seldom does better than that. And, after 21 years of concentrated study, MY "first pick" only wins about 33% of the time, (as an average, over all grades.) And, I suspect that if we were to gather the world's ten best handicappers

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Monday, July 19, 2010

From the Archives - "Bad" Bill McBride

We are proud to announce the handicapping knowledge of "Bad" Bill McBride will now be available on our blog!

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Monday, July 12, 2010

Jack Fink From The Archives - On Current Form

In a previous column, I discussed late speed greyhounds who won and then came back to win again. The principal criteria for judging whether a greyhound is losing desire or is becoming stale, is the lack of the usual early speed kick to the one-eighth call or the lack of the usual late kick in the stretch rush to the wire.

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Monday, July 5, 2010

Jack Fink From The Archives - On Speed

Think long before betting on hot shot pups as they move up the grading ladder to B and A.

The late Jack Fink was widely recognized as the nation's premier handicapper. By request, National Greyhound Update offers some of his best advice about how to bet.


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