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  • Blog Post: DECLINE OF RACING AND A PIMLICO WINNER

    It's Preakness Day, and the decline of racing is evident. We've all heard about the racetracks needing to turn to slot machines to stay afloat. The slot machines provide much-needed revenue, but they don't provide quality horses and quality racing. It is not just the tracks themselves that...
  • Blog Post: BELMONT DAY BETS TO AVOID

    Triple bets are sometimes also called Trifecta bets. The bet requires that you correctly pick the first three finishers in the race in exact order. The track takeout on exotic bets, such as Triples, is huge. Depending on the track, the house cut of the betting pool ranges from 20%-35%. Imagine if your...
  • Blog Post: LESSON: HANDICAPPING WITH THE RACING FORM

    Today is the day for the 135th Running of the Kentucky Derby. The Derby is the Super Bowl of horse racing. Everyone from Auntie Lucinda to your Grandmama suddenly dons a big, fancy hat and becomes a racing fan. You can, of course, pick your horse by one of the tried and true methods such as closing your...
  • Blog Post: ONE TRIPLE CROWN RACE TOO MANY

    Almost every year that a horse has wins in the first two legs of the Triple Crown under its belt, and this year for Calvin Borel, a jockey with two Triple Crown wins under his belt, the Belmont Stakes became one Triple Crown race too many. The same was true for us and our Belmont Package. The Belmont...
  • Blog Post: BEST OF BETS, WORST OF BETS

    It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." -- Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities I t was the best of bets, it was the worst of bets -- Rob Crowne, A Tale of Two Bets The Crowne Club lived through a shizophrenic weekend. After winning in the Breeders' Cup 14 out of 16 years, picking...
  • Blog Post: WHY TV RACE TOUTS DON'T WIN

    If you've ever watched the monitors at a racetrack or racing on TV, youve seen the talking racing heads. They fill the time between races by analyzing the next race and making predictions as to which horse or horses are most likely to win. They sound so very intelligent, speaking in solemn tones...
  • Blog Post: HERE COMES THE BREEDERS' CUP

    HERE COMES THE BREEDERS' CUP This year's Breeders' Cup will be run at Santa Anita Racetrack in California. Santa Anita will also host the Breeders' Cup next year, making it the first racetrack to get the coveted honor twice in a row. Last year marked the first time...
  • Blog Post: ROB CROWNE'S THURSDAY FREEBIE

    Tampa Bay -170 over Philadelphia (Shields over Myers) Last night I gave you a win with Philadelphia as pick. The professional sports handicapper has no team loyalty. My loyalty is to whichever team handicaps to win the game I'm handicapping. Tonight that's Tampa Bay as a -170 favorite. I don't...
  • Blog Post: BELMONT STAKES: Does the Post Matter? + (Added Comment)

    Normal 0 Normal 0 BELMONT STAKES: Does the Post Matter? Copyright Robert Crowne Assoc, June 10, 2011 The post position draw for this Saturday's Belmont Stakes took place Wednesday, and final jockey assignments were announced. Here are the results:...
  • Blog Post: A DAY AT THE RACES

    What a day it was! A terrific day! A GIANT day! It was the kind of day most people have never had in their lives in horse racing. It was the kind of day the Wall Street Syndicate has produced for us many times in the past, and hopefully will produce many times again in the future. The first race post...