End Game Strategy: “Getting Live”

The end game strategy can get complicated for not only beginning contest players but also for seasoned players. This past weekend, I experienced an end game situation that just might lead other players to success when they find themselves...

HPWS – Day 3 Early ChalkFest!

Wessex provides some punch to this Day 3 Chalkfest at the HPWS BetAmerica happy to see 5 of their qualified entries are in the top 50! Sally Goodall and Lee G cashed in on their 65-1 horse yesterday and looking...

TTE and NBA

TTE and the NBA ***UPDATE*** I am very high on the Warriors tonight as their coach just mentioned he's going to push his starters around 30 minutes tonight. Also, they are playing against the Lakers which is an excellent matchup!...

My First Live Contest — Finding My Foundation

Finding My Foundation By Nicolle Neulist So far, I have focused on the difficult parts of my first live contest. Preparation felt overwhelming. The contest required wagering beyond my usual comfort zone. I did not adapt as quickly as I could...

Horse Race Contests and “At Bat” Opportunities

In the sport of baseball, the term “at bat” (AB) is used, in its simplest form, to describe the results of a batter facing a pitcher during the course of the game. It is generally believed that the more...

True Handicapper: Winning an NHC Seat v. a Huge Field

My brother Ben Beychok won his second seat to the 2016 National Handicapping Championship (NHC) yesterday, Sunday, August 2, 2015 against a very large field by playing an NTRA (National Thoroughbred Racing Association) free online contest. By way of...

Think Long, Think Wrong

Have you ever heard the phrase “if you think long, you think wrong”? Sure you have. As a young kid learning to handicap the races from an older guy I heard it all the time. Sometimes he said it...

Unpredictability -The Key to Winning Contests

Unpredictability The Key to Winning Contests Dr. Anthony Trezza   I don't remember the first time I heard the phrase "You learn more from losing than winning", but I do remember not understanding it when I first heard it. Maybe it was one...

Week 2 Prep NHC – Learn Something New

My week-two prep will build on initial steps of preparation I started last week (i.e., more exercise and better eating). I’ll also do something that has worked for me and helped me perform better in the past and it...

Juvy’s and Euro’s and Turfer’s Oh My!

Handicapping for Breeders' Cup races is an overwhelming experience for any contest player and certainly the most challenging two-day handicapping event in thoroughbred racing. Huge prizes are on the line in contests at all major sites, not to mention...
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