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


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He said: "Although King's Road is one of our top handicappers, one only needs to look at what See More Business did to other top handicappers at Wetherby to see that at this stage there is a gulf between them.
Smith said: "Recent evidence seems to suggest my team of handicappers are doing it pretty well, and yesterday's result in the conditional jockeys' handicap hurdle at Cheltenham went England, Ireland, England, Ireland.
The various handicappers will attempt to come to agreement over Montjeu's rating when they put their heads together for the International Classifications at the end of the year.
Sauque said yesterday: "I am having difficulty contacting some of my fellow handicappers.
IN RATING Montjeu against Oath, the official handicapper appears to have used the obvious line through All The Way and Rhagaas.
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?
I guess that (time off) scares a lot of people,'' trainer Bob Baffert told a Hollywood Park publicist Saturday after scanning the Racing Form in which handicappers lined up against General Challenge.
NASDAQ:UBET) said today that on Sunday, July 17 it will stage the first in a series of six qualifying contests where customers can win the right to compete for the $225,000 grand prize awarded to the best handicapper in the 7th annual National Handicapping Championship (NHC VII).
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.
The BHB, frustrated by what it feels to have been one-sided comment on the matter, responded by highlighting how and why British handicappers arrived at the marks that have baffled their Irish counterparts and trainers.
handicappers who wager on cheap circuits live with the suspicion they get incomplete information about workouts and shady bush-track races.
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.
Our football handicappers Byrd and Sweetness posted a 32-9 record on Saturday profiting well over $4,000 for our customers," explains Managing Partner Mike Byrd winners and $4600 profit.
THE Racing Post's jumps handicappers for Britain and Ireland yes-terday defended their BHB counterparts in the wake of criticism by leading Irish trainers and the country's senior handicapper over the "very unfair" treatment of Irish horses in Britain, writes Lee Mottershead.