US Racing

Shagaf (2) catches Laoban (1) at the wire, with Adventist (3) rounding out the trifecta.

Nothing Special About Gotham

Shagaf entered Aqueduct’s Gotham Stakes unbeaten and he maintained that status afterwards, earning his first graded stakes victory in the process. After waiting patiently for a path to open up, jock...
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Confirmation Bias

English statesman, scientist and philosopher Francis Bacon (1561-1626) is best known as a pioneering advocate of the scientific method. Unsurprisingly, he did not conform to the superstitions of his d...
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Finding the ‘Edge’

By Jonathan Stettin Last week I talked about ways to not beat oneself betting the races. Today, I will discuss how one can find an edge against other players. You would be surprised at how many people...
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2013 Gotham

Gotham Stakes Preview

By Casey Laughter Since 1976, no horse has won the Gotham Stakes and gone on to win the Kentucky Derby. There have been plenty of successful racehorses to come out of the race, however. Horses such as...
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