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Old 05-07-2022, 02:46 PM   #1
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Betting on a Name

"When placing your Kentucky Derby bets, would you pick a horse just on its name? A United States study has shown that 25% of Americans would bet $50 or more following a Kentucky Derby hunch, based purely on the name of a horse."

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Old 05-07-2022, 03:11 PM   #2
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this year, maybe. usually, no.

I thought you blokes in the UK used a dart board?
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"When placing your Kentucky Derby bets, would you pick a horse just on its name? A United States study has shown that 25% of Americans would bet $50 or more following a Kentucky Derby hunch, based purely on the name of a horse."

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And what's wrong with that?
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Old 05-07-2022, 05:20 PM   #4
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That is the way my wife has always picked horses.
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Old 05-07-2022, 05:34 PM   #5
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That is the way my wife has always picked horses.
Mine also as she will in a couple hours
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Old 05-07-2022, 06:15 PM   #6
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Mark Cramer said bettors subconsciously avoid names that are unpleasant or are misspelled, creating automatic overlays.
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I am screwed, she picked Taiba
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Old 05-08-2022, 12:24 AM   #8
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And most people who play Roulette. Me thinks most play their favourite numbers.

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Old 05-08-2022, 11:18 AM   #9
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I should have bet my name

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Old 05-09-2022, 08:39 AM   #10
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Remember Latka on the NYRA circuit in the '80s?
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