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Old 09-24-2021, 03:40 PM   #1
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Kentucky Downs - thoughts on morning lines?

I was going through some old racing emails, and had come across one from Kentucky Downs that included the following press release (here linked to another site that has it - since I couldn't find it at the Ky Downs site any longer).

https://pastthewire.com/global-tote-...-morning-line/

I surmised from the press release that this would be some kind of automated morning line.

Given the wide disparity in quality (ability to approximate off odds) of morning lines, I wondered if any of those here who pay attention to such things had any comments on the quality of the Ky Downs lines at the recently concluded meet.
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Old 09-24-2021, 08:35 PM   #2
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Screw Kentucky Downs. They were one of my fave tracks until they went greedier than Churchill Downs this season.


I don't plan to visit them again.


I don't pay attention to morning lines, only to tell you they line up with most of my handicapping. I don't enjoy picking favorites, but most times that's how it works out.
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No comment on KD morning lines as I never bet there. One thing I never understood is why some bettors get upset when a track has a person who isn't very good at setting the ML? With the bets I often make I see that as a frequent advantage. It seems on Pick 3's through Pick 6's it seems a lot of tickets always put the ML favorite in which makes it important to beat them for a price. I have often seen on will pays where the post time favorite will pay quite a bit more than the second choice because that second choice was the ML favorite.
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Fred Mertz, I came close to going to KD this year but a health problem got in the way. Can you please share what they are doing that left such a bad taste in your mouth?
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