What makes a Kentucky Derby among the best of all time?
Secretariat’s record-setting effort? Regret’s achievement
as the first filly to win the vaunted classic, or
legendary jockey Bill Shoemaker’s misjudgment of the
finish line that cost his horse the race? And what about
the famous “Fighting Finish” or Black Gold’s “dream-come-
The eagerly anticipated showdowns between Affirmed and
Alydar and between Citation and Coaltown made those
respective Derbies unforgettable to those who were around
to experience them. And who could discount the near-
disastrous stumble by Alysheba and his remarkable
With 130 runnings to choose from, a panel of racing
experts selected these Kentucky Derbies as the all-time
greatest, most exciting, and riveting first Saturdays in
May. These stories, recounted by a diverse and talented
group of Turf writers, await the reader, along with a
kaleidoscope of vibrant images only the Kentucky Derby
The 10 Best Kentucky Derbies contains the individual race
charts and photos from each race, including rare and
seldom-seen images. 316 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.
Full Card Winning Selections for all three Triple Crown
Races. Available for Kentucky Oaks Day, Friday May 6
and Derby Day, Saturday May 7. In addition to Full Card
Selections for Friday and Saturday May 20-21 for the
Preakness Stakes. As wel...
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