Xpressbet.com & Horseplayer.com's Jeremy Plonk has been using the Betmix online handicapping database to investigate some common handicapping myths. Read & click below for his discoveries during November.
MONDAY MYTHS: DO MAIDEN CLAIMERS CAUSE CHAOS?
Maiden claiming races are the most unpredictable, and therefore are the most likely spread races in multi-race bets. Or are they?
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MONDAY MYTHS: ARE THE LATE-SEASON 2-YEAR-OLDS DILUTED?
Surely, the assumption, is that the best already were unveiled to aim at those prizes. But are rookies in November and December any less potent than their summer/early fall classmates?
MONDAY MYTHS: IS AQUEDUCT A BETTORS’ LETDOWN?
The year-round racing schedule in New York shifts to Aqueduct on Thursday and will continue at the winter stomping grounds until next spring. Sure, it’s not the coliseum at Belmont nor the cathedral at Saratoga in terms of a physical plant. And while the racing product, too, is an obvious drop-off, the real question poised to those betting the horses here: Is the betting also a letdown?