Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Handicapping Mini Tips

With the Night of the Stars XXIII right around the corner - July 2nd! We are posting some simple Mini Tips on handicapping. This has always been a great cause - the support of our retiring athletes. Let's raise the handle! Watch and Wager - try the tips! 

Handicapping Mini Tips

Monday, June 28, 2010

Jack Fink from the Archives - On Time

Jack Fink's Wonderful World of Handicapping

Before I get into the matter of "time" as an instrument in greyhound handicapping, I am going to give my viewpoint as to why, generally speaking, I do not consider time and a number of other handicapping factors which are considered important by many greyhound players

Read the complete Article: Fink On Time

Monday, June 21, 2010

Jack Fink from the Archives - Simple Systems

The simple handicapping systems are the ones that payoff
by Jack Fink
Human nature sure can be funny at times. I find it bewildering how many people want to beat the races, but if you laid a simple, effective plan before their eyes on how to win they would not give it a try because it is too simple. Most human beings are under the impression that unless...
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Monday, June 14, 2010

Jack Fink from the Archives - Keep It Simple

by Jack Fink, Racing Greyhounds June 1989

At track after track, I have noticed that as soon as greyhound fans make progress in handicapping, they begin to get fancy and get away from the important greyhound handicapping factors they had first learned. Trying to go far too fast is the problem with just about every greyhound player.  
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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Jack Fink from the Archives - the Fundamentals

by Jack Fink

I am going to discuss what I feel are the scientific factors of greyhound handicapping.

It starts with the fundamentals - and they are, in order of importance - class, early and late speed,  characteristics of the greyhounds and post position advantage, as it exists. All other factors are refinements....

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A Must Read! Horses vs Dogs

For all of you who have been waiting for someone to write a rebuttal to Grey2K's nonsense - this column by Gary Guccione in May's Greyhound Review is a must read!

Gary Guccione - May 2010 Greyhound Review

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Jack Fink from the Archives - April 1987

by Pat Horne, National Greyhound Update, April 1987

Jack Fink, the unchallenged king of greyhound handicappers, is dead at age 75. With his passing, everyone associated with the greyhound racing industry - from track operators to  handlers; but. particularly, the fans - has lost one of its best-known "characters". To be sure, the pages of National Greyhound Update will seem a little less....    
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