Russ Harris, Handicapper Extraordinaire, Dies at Age 93

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Thoroughbred Daily News Russ Harris, Handicapper Extraordinaire, Dies at 93 | TDN … Thoroughbred Daily News

The word may get thrown around too easily, but in Russ Harris’s case, it is deserving. He was a legend. I can’t prove this, but I know it to be true: No single…

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Rich Nilsen is a 14-time qualifier to the National Handicapping Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 twice. He recently won a $24,000 package into Kentucky Derby Betting Championship I. A former executive with, Rich is also a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program. He is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.


  1. Russ Harris was one of the best to ever produce horse racing selections in the newspaper – a stable on the New York scene. Rest in peace.

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