BE A GREAT RECORD KEEPER
To be successful you MUST keep meticulous records on a few levels. First, as a handicapper and student of the game, you need records on all your wagers for money management purposes. You need to know where you stand at all times. Depending on your citizenship, you may need to pay taxes on net profits. Next, keep handicapping records and notes on your selections for future play.
BE A STUDENT – KEEP SEARCHING AND LEARNING
Specialize in a certain type of race, become efficient before moving on. Statistics and data are your friends. Subscribe to different databases to further your education and always check for the latest horse racing news and odds. Before having success with a sophisticated computer programs, the general consensus always preached there was “no way to beat the races”. Had I given up learning, I would have never known success.
DON’T EVER LOSE YOUR SHIRT
This is always easier said than done as emotion enters the equation. Don’t bet more than you can afford to lose. Set a budget for each session and if you lose it, stop playing. If you have a losing streak, don’t chase. Come back and live another day. Remember the numbers are working for you…Let them work. Read more