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rynofrowan
05-09-2014, 10:24 AM
Hi all first post here!

Was hoping to get hold of a copy of this text but can't seem to find it anywhere! Found an archived thread about it here:

http://www.paceadvantage.com/forum/archive/index.php/t-1551.html

If anyone has a copy/scanned e-copy/knows where I can get hold of it, happy to pay a few $$$ for the share.

Thanks!

Overlay
05-09-2014, 04:58 PM
I sent you a PM.

Overlay
05-10-2014, 01:56 PM
I sent you a PM.
And also an e-mail.

rynofrowan
05-15-2014, 01:28 AM
Anybody else? Overlay is kindly looking for an old copy but no luck yet!

highnote
05-15-2014, 09:11 AM
You might try searching for used book stores.

I used to use a company called BookLook. I would put in a request for a book and they would search for it.

I found an old copy of "Beat The Market" by Edward Thorp. The book is out of print and now is quite valuable.

Brecher's book is terrific. If you had read it when it was first published you would have been looking into the future of the way professionals bet horse races.

Bill Benter expanded on Brecher's ideas and made hundreds of millions of dollars. Brecher worked for Ed Thorp for awhile and Thorp made hundreds of millions in the stock market.

Funny how the best people find each other.

Dave Schwartz
05-15-2014, 01:37 PM
I have this book.

It is a good book, and the weighting process does (as I recall) make sense. However, I think the book below is much more modern and contains a more powerful approach.

Precision: Statistical and Mathematical Methods in Horse Racing (http://www.amazon.com/Precision-Statistical-Mathematical-Methods-Racing-ebook/dp/B004VT0UA6/ref=sr_1_12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1400171649&sr=1-12&keywords=handicapping+horse+racing)


If you wanted to borrow the Brecher book from me, I would be willing to accept a hefty deposit which I promise to return when you send back the book.

If you are interested, just email me.

Dave

Overlay
05-15-2014, 01:42 PM
I have this book.

It is a good book, and the weighting process does (as I recall) make sense. However, I think the book below is much more modern and contains a more powerful approach.

Precision: Statistical and Mathematical Methods in Horse Racing (http://www.amazon.com/Precision-Statistical-Mathematical-Methods-Racing-ebook/dp/B004VT0UA6/ref=sr_1_12?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1400171649&sr=1-12&keywords=handicapping+horse+racing)


If you wanted to borrow the Brecher book from me, I would be willing to accept a hefty deposit which I promise to return when you send back the book.

If you are interested, just email me.

Dave
To rynofrowan:

You should deal with Dave about this. I still haven't located my copy. Sorry. (Thanks for coming to the rescue, Dave. :) )

Ted Craven
05-15-2014, 05:25 PM
Overlay,

You can borrow my copy of Brecher's book if you like, also CX Wong's book, referenced by Dave.

Just PM me.

Ted

Overlay
05-15-2014, 05:43 PM
Overlay,

You can borrow my copy of Brecher's book if you like, also CX Wong's book, referenced by Dave.

Just PM me.

Ted
Ted,

I sent you that PM.

Seabiscuit@AR
05-16-2014, 03:25 AM
Brecher might even advise you to switch to another game other than horse racing these days. Looks like he has been playing poker the last few years and done well there

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Brecher

rynofrowan
05-17-2014, 11:12 AM
thanks for the help guys - PMing now

thaskalos
05-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Brecher might even advise you to switch to another game other than horse racing these days. Looks like he has been playing poker the last few years and done well there

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Brecher

Ole Steve finally saw the light. :)