Picking Winners: A Horseplayer's Guide (Paperback)
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A classic guide to handicap strategies in the field of thoroughbred racing.
Just as football evolved with the introduction of the forward pass and basketball with the development of the jump shot, so too was handicapping forever changed by the use of speed figures — it all started with Andrew Beyer. Picking Winners is essential reading for both serious horseplayers and curious amateurs. It is often referenced by stock options traders for insight into the numbers game.
About the Author
ANDREW BEYER thoroughly revolutionized handicapping when he created his “Beyer Speed Figures,” a measure of how fast a horse has run in a given race, and an indispensable tool for horseplayers. Andrew Beyer is the author of four books on racing and wasThe Washington Post's horse racing columnist from 1978 to his retirement in 2016. In 2017 he was presented with the Eclipse Award of Merit, the highest honor bestowed by the Thoroughbred industry. ,