5 Horse Racing Strategies

Horse racing is different from other sports. Here, there are a couple of strategies that one needs to follow to get off on the right foot thereby avoiding the growing pains which a new racer may experience. Take a look at some of the tips which will help you win.

Do Your Homework: If you are a newbie, you need to follow a strategy to attain success. It is good to watch a few horse races and keep track of what impact the jockeys, trainers, and bloodlines have on the success of every horse. To get a feel for these things is crucial before taking part in a race. The moment you become familiar with everything that is related to the race you will gain confidence and can help you win.

Conduct a Thorough Research: Before the horse race is scheduled to start you need to see the horse that you will ride on and also the race track. Keep a track on the different statistics related to the horse like past performances and training times. Checking the track and its condition will be an excellent indication regarding what the race’s outcome will be. This will also give you an idea about what to expect during the race. The race may get affected by weather. A little drizzle too can throw the horse’s face off. So the idea is to research the horse as well as the race course in its entirety no matter the race is in Vernon Downs or any other venue.

Evaluate: You need to update your information hierarchy to perfect the horse racing strategies, and this process must be an on-going one. The adjustments come in various forms. Here the success lies in being flexible. To stick to a methodology that too in a stubborn manner may hurt your capability of being successful. The willingness of making some adjustments time and again can create the difference.

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Rich Nilsen is a 17-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 twice. He cashed on the 2018 NHC Tour with a 19th overall finish. Rich was also a winner of a $24,000 package into Kentucky Derby Betting Championship I. A former executive with Brisnet.com, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of AGameofSkill.com, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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