The eight lean greyhounds enter the track''s first turn at nearly thirty miles per hour. The crowd''s favorite gets bumped and falls behind. Two other dogs collide and one hits the outer rail. As they come out of the turn the 10 to 1 dog pulls into the lead and twenty seconds later crosses the finish line!
In the grandstand 2500 fans are on their feet. Some of the more knowlegeable of them have included this dog in their Trifecta wager. Minutes after the race the results flash on the tote board, The Trifecta payoff is over $900 for a $2 wager!
When the night''s races are over, 85% of the fans file out as losers. The 15% who are smiling winners will win again and again. They have an edge over the losers. How did they get this edge? Why do they consistently make a profit, while the majority of the fans can''t?
There is no mysterious "secret". The winners simply put some effort into their selections and wagering approaches. They did some "homework". The losers trusted to luck.
How can one learn how to put together a winning system? By crafting a specific handicapping and wagering approach to the particular track they intend to play. (Each track is different, as is each grade and course).
HOW TO BEAT THE DOG RACES is a 176 page lesson guide which teaches those with a will to win exactly how to craft such a plan. Starting with the basics of greyhound racing it instructs the reader how to identify the specific pluses and minuses that are most pertinent to to each dog''s capabilities. The means of "mapping out" the probable development of the race is illustrated, as is the means of structuring the most profitable wagering approach to fit each situation.
Written by long-time greyhound columnist "Bad Bill" McBride, this book has become the all-time best seller in this field. It is available from Amazon, or from the Gambler''s Book Club.