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Synonyms for handicapper

someone who sets the betting odds based on calculations of the outcome of a contest (especially a horse race)


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com have 77 #1-finishes in different national contest categories in NBA & NCAA Basketball, far more than any other handicapper.
The main response of the handicapper to Sunday's Frank Ward Solicitors Arkle at Leopardstown was to drop runner-up Clarcam 2lb to 154, which seems a little questionable as he ran his race but just paid for his exertions in the end, and might well have found 2m1f at that pace as far as he wants to go.
Isman Azad, a two handicapper, Captain Saad Rabbani, a minus two handicapper, one handicapper Hav Israr and Lt.
Gulf News: Can you tell us a bit about what you do as a handicapper, and how the handicapping system works?
The most exciting new feature of the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks Web sites is the implementation of exclusive weblogs ("blogs") written by some of the leading handicappers in horse racing, covering prep races throughout the three months leading up to Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks 133.
The gold standard of sports service monitors is Ruth Glasgow's The Sports Monitor, which has tracked handicapper performance since the 1980s.
Now, with the top-class Flat horses having plenty of Group contests and races other than handicaps to run in, the handicappers are being left dumbfounded.
The gold-standard of sports service monitors is Ruth Glasgow's The Sports Monitor which has tracked handicapper performance since the 1980s.
Fahey yesterday placed the blame for any discrepancy between the official ratings given to British runners by the BHA handicappers, compared to those given to horses trained in Ireland by the Irish handicapper, on the shoulders of the Irish assessor.
Horsemen and handicappers, like rank-and-file racing fans, prize reliability above all in their would-be superstar thoroughbreds.
Last year, a Youbet qualifier was the first digital handicapper to earn the national title and the $200,000 grand prize that went with it.
But guess who or what came in for the biggest criticism - the handicapper.
Root and his team of GWIN handicappers are also the recipients of the first and only OSGA endorsement and certification of a professional sports handicapper.
19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Best Bet on Sports, America's leading football handicapping website, is proud to announce 2014 record setting results by top football handicapper Byrd.
IF AN official handicapper becomes intent on setting a puzzle, in order that punters find it difficult to separate the chances of each runner, isn't he prone to building an improvement factor into his assessments?