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Let’s CAP It!

“Tournament players only throw darts at long shots. You don’t really handicap.” Tournament players hear that refrain all of the time. Let’s say I told you about a Maiden Claiming Race for $45k with a trainer/jockey combo that is hot and...

Recent News & Testimonials

TTE co-founder Barbara Bowley recently won a full-ride entry worth $12,500 into HPQualify's annual big tournament, the Players' Challenge, finishing first in a qualifier.   Won full ride 2 @HpQualify Player's Chlg today $500k in prizes! @TT_Edge @BeychokRacing @youare2020 @UrbnHandicapper pic.twitter.com/H9KRBBZBV8 —...

Inside the Mind of a Contest Player

https://youtu.be/LhGaicJ8YWI   "Inside the Mind of a Contest Player" was put together with Anthony Trezza at the spur of the moment from Michael Beychok's suggestion that a video of his handicapping process would be extremely valuable. Anthony literally only had three or...

At Saratoga – It Got Weird

The Saratoga live contest was held this past Wednesday and Thursday. The $1,000 entry fee lured many of the top tournament players, including five former NHC champions – myself included. Jim Benes, Brian Troop, Steve Wolfson, Jr. and John...

Horse Handicapping: A Marathon, Not a Sprint

Playing the races can sometimes be characterized as a marathon and not as a sprint. Your results over an extended period of time can, and will, determine your success wagering on horses. Successful horseplayers repeat having certain methods and/or...

From the Losing Side

For all of you winners out there, you may leave. For all of you who have suffered losses beyond belief, stick around.... Defeat. It’s synonymous with death. It’s a term that leaves a hole in your stomach and a bitter taste in...

Do You Take Notes?

I’m not talking about honey-do lists or the notes you passed to the girl or guy in high school. I’m talking about handicapping notes. Do you know which kind of races you're better at in handicapping? Do you specialize on...

A Teachable Moment

On Saturday, August 8, 2015, I entered the Breeder’s Cup Qualify Round 1 Tournament, trying to earn a seat in the Round 2 qualifier for a Breeder’s Cup Betting Challenge (BCBC) seat worth $10,000. (The BCBC takes place during...

Harden Your Heart

We have all heard this at one time in our lives, “’Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.” I can’t imagine what happened to Alfred Lord Tennyson to inspire that quote, but...

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...
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