Buyer Beware! Spotting Bad Claims at the Racetrack!

I think it’s very important that we bettors remember that our goals and the goals of the participants in the sports we’re wagering on are typically very different. Yeah, we all want to win — most of the time — but is getting a “w” the most important consideration in a preseason game or in a Kentucky Derby prep?

No.

Likewise, when a trainer drops a horse in class, it is not always to claim an easy victory. Sometimes, it is a business decision — particularly when it involves a recent purchase.

For example, check out Buttie, the 7/5 morning line favorite in the second race at Golden Gate Fields on March 9, 2019…

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Derek Simon
Derek Simon is the Senior Editor and Handicapper at US Racing.