Monthly Archives: November 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

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Fall Highweight Handicap – Past and Present

Here is an article that has just been posted at about the Fall Highweight Handicap that is run on Thanksgiving at Aqueduct. The Fall Highweight Handicap was run at Belmont Park from 1914 to 1959 and then again from … Continue reading

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Rapid Redux Goes for the Modern Era Record Tonight

Tonight Rapid Redux looks to break the modern era record for consecutive wins. We say “modern era” as if we are putting an asterisk next Rapid Redux’s  streak. The chart shows where Rapid Redux fits in the all-time consecutive win … Continue reading


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Here are the Facts from Rapid Redux’s Winning Streak

Rapid Redux now shares the modern era record of 19 consecutive wins with Peppers Pride and Zenyatta. Rapid Redux took 10 months and 25 days to win 19 in a row.  Zenyatta needed 2 years, 11 months, and 10 days … Continue reading

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I Should Have Won More at the Breeders’ Cup 2011

On the heels of Breeders’ Cup 2011 I have been doing a great deal of thinking about betting strategy.  It seems as if I should have won more money than I did. So, I went back and looked at the … Continue reading

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Monmouth Wagering Wrap-up

During the Monmouth Park meeting, which began on May 14th, and ended on November 6th, I took on the roll of a public handicapper for one specific wager, the new 50¢ Place Pick 6.  This was basically a weekend only … Continue reading

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Jane Cibelli – First Woman to Win Monmouth Training Title.

When the Monmouth Park thoroughbred racing meet ended on Sunday, Jane Cibelli became the first woman to ever win the training title at the Jersey Shore track. Her 32 wins were six ahead of Greg Sacco and Scott Volk. Click … Continue reading

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Breeders’ Cup Highlights and Monmouth Day 74 – Sunday, November 6, 2011

Breeders’ Cup 2011 is complete and overall it was a much better wagering experience for AndyScoggin than BC 2010.  Day 1 had three winners out of the 6 BC races and a 50¢  early Pick 4 that paid $390. On … Continue reading

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Saturday, November 5, 2011 – Day 73 and Breeders’ Cup Day 2

Day of the Breeders’ Cup turned out OK.  I picked 3 winners out of the six BC races:  Secret Circle, My Miss Aurelia, and Royal Delta. That was three favorites, but you have to pick winners.  I do not automatically … Continue reading

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Day 72 – Friday, November 4, 2011 & Breeders’ Cup Day 1

Only three days left in the Monmouth meeting.  Post time for today’s eight race card is 12:15pm ET. The Place Pick 6 begins in the third race at 1:05pm ET. The Churchill Downs card does not start until 2:00pm and … Continue reading

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