November 05, 2017
Nisan Gabbay, Kevin McFarland, and Christian Hellmers achieved their first brush with fame years ago when TVG profiled them and gave them their long-standing nickname. On a live broadcast, they played the pick six and hit 5 of 6 on a day no one swept ...
November 02, 2017
Breeders' Cup Day is a big day on DRF Tournaments, with three featured events, giving horseplayers myriad options while the big races are taking place out at Del Mar.
November 01, 2017
Horse owner Rick Bengson loves racing and has a new hobby he's excited about: playing in handicapping contests.
October 30, 2017
There's a truism in mythical contest play: A price early is worth more than a price late. This is closely related to the importance of moving up the leaderboard alone. When it's late in a contest, players low down on the leaderboard are forced to play ...
October 27, 2017
Value is one of the most misused terms in racing. Too often, when you hear a racing fan talk about a horse being “value,” he simply means the horse is a longshot. Being a longshot does not make a horse value. A favorite can easily offer more value than ...
October 26, 2017
Feeders and qualifiers for the Aqueduct Challenge have been added to the lineup at DRF Tournaments. The Aqueduct Challenge is a $500 live-bankroll event to be held at The Big A on Nov. 18. Of that $500, $250 will be applied to the prize pool, which ...
October 23, 2017
Richard Grose rode a near-cap winner all the way to the winner's circle in a weekend qualifier for the World Championship of Handicapping.
October 20, 2017
So often in live-bankroll play it all comes down to the endgame. The same can be true in mythical contest play, but where the strategy there often comes down to pure math, in live-bank play things get a lot more complicated. It's really like the ...
October 19, 2017
These next two weekends are the calm before the storm that is the Breeders' Cup, but while many players are already looking ahead to two of racing's best cards, contest players have a chance to seize the day and qualify for the World Championship of ...
October 16, 2017
Eliot Honaker is an object lesson in why it's a good idea to play on DRF Tournaments. A few weeks back, he won a $25 feeder. The next day he just missed qualifying for the Santa Anita Autumn Championship, but won $1,200 in site credit for finishing ...