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Bloodhorse Reports Jersey Handle Up 123% Despite 50% Fewer Dates

November 21st, 2010 (No Comments)

Good news for thoroughbred racing, not just in New Jersey: Will other jurisdictions catch on that bettors would rather full fields and good opportunities for value wagering? From The consolidation of Thoroughbred racing at Monmouth Park this year led to a $123 million increase in total pari-mutuel handle despite 50% fewer racing dates, New […]

Churchill unveils official artwork for 2011 Derby, Oaks

November 17th, 2010 (No Comments)

From The Thoroughbred Times: Artist Lesley Humphrey called painting the official artwork for next year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) an honor on par with meeting Queen Elizabeth II. Churchill Downs commissioned the Texas resident to paint separate pieces of art for Thoroughbred racing’s two most attended events. The Derby piece is entitled […]

InstaPaper 2.3 Can Send Articles to OmniFocus →

November 13th, 2010 (No Comments)

Geeks, take note! InstaPaper 2.3 Can Send Articles to OmniFocus → via by John Chandler by John Chandler on 11/12/10 This is really, really, really, really great stuff. Really. Works really, really great on both iPhone and iPad. I hope this is the first of many apps to do something like this. Really great. ★ […]

MacBook Air, iPad, or Both?

November 9th, 2010 (No Comments)

This article pretty much sums up my thinking on having both an iPad and MBA 11". There are things at which each excels, and there is not that much overlap. I love reading with iBooks or Good Reader on the iPad, as much as more as paper and ink books. Checking RSS on the iPad with […]

Breeders Cup Tickets 11/5/10 Emirates Airline Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Turf Stakes

November 5th, 2010 (No Comments)

Well, the two investments I thought would run well in the first day of the 2010 Breeders' Cup did what they were supposed to: run late. Unfortunately, they did not get up to win, although finishing with good energy and some of my investment money on their noses. Sweet August Moon in the 7th got […]

Michael Pizzolla’s Breeders Cup 2010 ValueCapping™ Rant

November 5th, 2010 (No Comments)

This year, I've done a series of videos analyzing the Breeders' Cup Races. Click here to see them: Posted via email from Michael Pizzolla On ValueCapping™, Horse Racing, And Technology

From USA Today: After Synthetics Movement, Dirt Again On The Comeback Track

November 4th, 2010 (No Comments)

From USA Today: By Tom Pedulla, USA TODAY LOUISVILLE — When the Breeders' Cup World Championships were contested on synthetic surfaces each of the last two years atSanta Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., it appeared the quality and safety of that racing might provide increasing momentum in the direction of synthetics. But the winds of change might […]