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Forum: General Racing Discussion 09-08-2018, 11:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,482
Posted By DeanT
Congrats to the team at KD on their $10 million...

Congrats to the team at KD on their $10 million handle day. Very impressive.
Forum: Off Topic - General 09-08-2018, 11:21 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,148
Posted By DeanT
So sorry to read this. May a good guy rest in...

So sorry to read this. May a good guy rest in peace.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-20-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By DeanT
I think every one since inception is here Tom. ...

I think every one since inception is here Tom.

http://www.horseplayersassociation.org/archive.html
Forum: General Racing Discussion 07-19-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By DeanT
Great job Greg. Meadow's stuff was good,...

Great job Greg.

Meadow's stuff was good, the stats were detailed. And David Aragona, Mike, CJ and Paul Matties were like they usually are. Really good read.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-29-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,135
Posted By DeanT
I have a feeling this is the way it may go. ...

I have a feeling this is the way it may go.

When slots entered a racetrack, horse betting handle was off about 15%. That's maybe your casual player moving over, not as much what you guys did. But...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-26-2018, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,135
Posted By DeanT
I think that's true. On the flipside, we...

I think that's true.

On the flipside, we all probably know players who left the track to, say, play poker, or sports bet a bit.

If it's legal, do any of these folks come back to the track to...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 03-26-2018, 01:43 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 14,135
Posted By DeanT
Sports Betting at Tracks - How Would it Affect You?

Here's an article on the (perhaps) soon to be offered sports betting at tracks (or perhaps alongside racing in an ADW):
...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 01-26-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 507
Posted By DeanT
Nice Job Greg. Good stable of writers you...

Nice Job Greg. Good stable of writers you assembled this month. CJ excluded!

(kidding, dude :))
Forum: Harness Racing 11-24-2017, 01:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By DeanT
I remember that too. I wondered why it died, but...

I remember that too. I wondered why it died, but I assume it was because of complaints from factions, rather than data, because as the Meadows shows it seems it has some worth.
Forum: Harness Racing 11-24-2017, 10:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By DeanT
Part II. Thanks for everyone's help! ...

Part II. Thanks for everyone's help!

http://www.harnessracingupdate.com/2017/11/23/brush-crush-can-half-mile-tracks-create-better-product/
Forum: Harness Racing 11-21-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By DeanT
Thanks CJ. Thanks for this Bob. I'll...

Thanks CJ.

Thanks for this Bob. I'll reference you in Part II. That's super interesting.
Forum: Harness Racing 11-19-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By DeanT
I know I am probably in the minority, but when I...

I know I am probably in the minority, but when I used to go live five days a week, each of us throwing in $5 and deciding on horses for our show parlay is something I enjoyed. Great memories.
Forum: Harness Racing 11-19-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,503
Posted By DeanT
Half Mile Tracks and Early Speed

Wrote something on it with stats from Ray. Thanks again Ray.

http://www.harnessracingupdate.com/2017/11/19/brush-crush-deep-dive-half-mile-track-blues/
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-14-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,877
Posted By DeanT
Their takeout increase helped the big day, no...

Their takeout increase helped the big day, no doubt. And signal fees have increased revenue as well.

Of course - and this is not talked about much - when CDI raises their signal fee for their big...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-13-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,877
Posted By DeanT
It's amazing how much Churchill does in the one...

It's amazing how much Churchill does in the one week, versus the entire year on their handle.

From the numbers I have , last year they did about $260M Derby week, and $266 million the rest of the...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-02-2017, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By DeanT
You're everywhere this week - podcasts, TFUS...

You're everywhere this week - podcasts, TFUS commentary, HP Monthly.

The latter is obviously your proudest moment!
Forum: General Handicapping Discussion 11-02-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,566
Posted By DeanT
I'm a little interested in Ultima D. Seems to...

I'm a little interested in Ultima D. Seems to have some talent, speed could be dangerous. Agree with you on most else there tho.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 11-02-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By DeanT
Nice work Greg. Good job getting all those...

Nice work Greg. Good job getting all those handicappers in the QA.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-30-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
Ouch, the Elliston quotes in that article are...

Ouch, the Elliston quotes in that article are cringeworthy.

The place has done a complete 180 since Nick left. They deserve the brand hit they've taken with customers, imo.
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-30-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
I don't know anything more than you do Ronnie....

I don't know anything more than you do Ronnie. It's just maddening that some tracks do things like hike prices for some sort of short term revenue bump, then in five or ten years blame handle losses...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-30-2017, 12:32 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
Bill Shanklin on his Business of Racing website...

Bill Shanklin on his Business of Racing website said before the meet if it fell more than 8.1% they'd lose money. I don't know where he got that figure.

Regardless, I hope we can get away from...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-30-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
Finley goes to bat

Simple message in the Thoroughbred Daily News today. Your handle went down, your revenue likely went down, and what you tried didn't work, so reverse the decision.

...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-28-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
Thanks to everyone who participated in the...

Thanks to everyone who participated in the boycott.

And thanks to Jeff for working so damn hard at it.

Dean
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-27-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
Analyzing this data isn't overly difficult, imo....

Analyzing this data isn't overly difficult, imo. Occam's Razor is usually fine.

Handle overall, per race, and by entry at Keeneland is down. Keeneland raised takeout, and the theory, as well as...
Forum: General Racing Discussion 10-24-2017, 02:02 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 41,209
Posted By DeanT
Good ten tweet thread from a Clemson economist on...

Good ten tweet thread from a Clemson economist on the Keeneland takeout hike, and measuring the handle.

https://twitter.com/skipsauer/status/922599080660033547
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