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Handicapping in Online Horse Race Betting

A number of factors should be considered when handicapping in online horse racing betting. Handicapping is simply understanding different aspects like the origin of the horse, approach and preparation, to come up with a decision on the best bet in online horse race wagering. Because those who excel in online horse race gambling understand that the race does not rely entirely on the odds. It's what spices up the creation of the odds. As a result, handicapping in online horse race wagering is of great significance to horse race betting.

The first three considerations in handicapping, whether in the actual track or online, are the horse's running method, the approach of the trainer and the jockey. These three things put together determine the specific way the horses will run in the race. A comparison of these three things with the three style factors added up and you will be able to decide which of the horses will win the race or at the very least land in the top three.

The running approach of the horse is initially dependent on where they want to be located in the race. Horses who like to stay in front or in the lead are known as 'front runners' or 'pace setters.' Horses positioned about four lengths from the leaders are the 'stalkers.' There are horses that prefer to position themselves five lengths from the leaders. They are called the 'closers.' Front runners are the best alternative if there is one or a couple of them and they are not threatened for the leadership at the onset. However, 'slow and steady wins the race' is suitable for online horse race betting as well as the tortoise and the hare because stalkers and closers will not contend for the leadership when there are many front runners but they create a better chance of placing.

The trainer and the jockey both carry an aspect of direction to the basic approach of a horse. Who prepares the horses that constantly places in the first three places? In the same manner, does a jockey prefer holding back at the onset and then push the horse towards the end? Does he do this frequently, though the horse is among a front runner? Timing and communication are important aspects of horse race wagering online because they have an impact on the work of the trainer and improves the style of the horse or misjudge it.

Knowledge of these three factors for most of the horses in the race will boost your handicapping abilities when you go betting on horse races online in the future.

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