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Old 11-18-2023, 05:48 AM   #1
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Question You are limited to playing only 2 tracks...

If you were limited to playing only two tracks, which would they be and why?
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Old 11-18-2023, 06:21 AM   #2
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I was just looking at my results by track over the past year or so yesterday. I have played GP sparingly and tapeta not at all for quite a while but I have thrown away more money than I should have with them and will no longer even look at their races.

I see that I am doing very well at Aqu and Pha so will look to press my action there. If you keep records that should be your guide.
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Old 11-18-2023, 11:05 AM   #3
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I was just looking at my results by track over the past year or so yesterday. I have played GP sparingly and tapeta not at all for quite a while but I have thrown away more money than I should have with them and will no longer even look at their races.

I see that I am doing very well at Aqu and Pha so will look to press my action there. If you keep records that should be your guide.
It seems weird to me since I don't play tapeta either but ever since they added it my results there on the dirt surface have went into the garbage can.
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Old 11-18-2023, 01:11 PM   #4
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My first instinct was Parx and Gulfstream since they both run year round. But they don't run the same days of the week, and I find playing only one track per day to be mind numbingly boring.

I'm going to cheat and pretend you meant two circuits, not tracks, and say NYRA and Maryland.
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Old 11-18-2023, 01:33 PM   #5
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It would be the 2 tracks that offered the most races for winners on the day I'm playing.
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Old 11-18-2023, 01:59 PM   #6
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Old 11-18-2023, 02:01 PM   #7
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Oaklawn Park

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These are the only two tracks I focus on all year round. Sure, I'll post some full card picks from Keeneland or Gulfstream etc. but if it were limited, then the top 2 above would be my tracks of choice.

Oaklawn Park since that is the best track that I've handicapped over the past 5 years (in terms of win % and profitability), and then just the past three years at Saratoga in the summer, where my win % is a bit lower than Oaklawn but I've hit a lot of longshots which helps the ROI.
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Old 11-18-2023, 03:39 PM   #8
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It takes a lot of energy and a larger bankroll to attempt more than two tracks any given day, in my opinion.

My best days are when I watch one or two, and much of it depends upon the card.
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Old 11-18-2023, 03:43 PM   #9
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tough question

turfway - enjoy the trips and prices

saratoga - top class meet and a few gems
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Old 11-18-2023, 10:09 PM   #10
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Parx and whichever NY track is running.
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Old 11-18-2023, 11:59 PM   #11
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Sha Tin and Happy Valley in Hong Kong which each run their races once a week.
Why?
Consistently large fields
Lots of Turf racing
Excellent pre-race commentary
Enormous betting pools
Total restriction of race time drug use
Opportunity for profit
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Sha Tin and Happy Valley in Hong Kong which each run their races once a week.
Why?
Consistently large fields
Lots of Turf racing
Excellent pre-race commentary
Enormous betting pools
Total restriction of race time drug use
Opportunity for profit
Nitro I sent you a pm
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Old 11-19-2023, 12:29 PM   #13
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Summer - FL and PRX

Winter - Tam and PRX

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Old 11-19-2023, 03:25 PM   #14
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Turfway and Churchill
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