Edited by Frank R. Scatoni, introduction by Steven Crist. In FINISHED LINES: A COLLECTION OF MEMORABLE WRITING ON THOROUGHBRED RACING, Scatoni has complied some of the best writing about the sport from the past century. From stories of the backstretch to exploits on the track and everything in between, FINISHED LINES offers a comprehensive look at the world of racing and its colorful characters. This collection includes thirty-eight memorable racing pieces from the last decade of racing by such authors as William Faulkner, Laura Hillenbrand, Jack Mann, Andrew Beyer and more. This historic literary past is something every horseplayer should have. 342 pages, hardcover
Pro Rated Longshots Plus takes Dan Geer's time-tested
longshot selection method into the next Millennium. Exotic
wagering use, specifically exactas and trifectas, is
explained in detail. Ideal for the simulcast attendee....
By Trillis Parker. This 195-page book is the companion
volume to the "Horses Talk" video series (see video
selections). The book is loaded with photos and illustrations
to teach the reader what to look for in a ready-to-win
Ray Taulbot's books are classics of handicapping
literature. In the 1950s, he had already laid the
foundation for what others are only now discovering. This
62-page masterpiece features a powerful spot play method
that automatically eliminate...
THE MULTIPLE FACTOR RATING METHOD is a mathematical
process that selects the probable winner in a horse race
assigning to each entry a positive numerical value based
four basic handicapping factors: Class, Speed, Win
Beyer builds on the strategy of speed handicapping that he
detailed in Picking Winners with the introduction of
trip handicapping. Beyer shows the smart bettor how to
combine past performance with trips, track bias, and pace.