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Equibase 26 7.69%
Brisnet 194 57.40%
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Old 05-28-2011, 07:26 PM   #1
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Thumbs up PPs - Equibase vs Brisnet vs DRF

Which do you prefer? Any specific reasoning?
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Old 05-28-2011, 08:37 PM   #2
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I don't know if Bris is the best, but it was the only game in town when I started my program is 1992. I wish they all had similar data files, but that would be too easy wouldn't it.
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Old 05-28-2011, 10:57 PM   #3
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I'd say the DRF Formulator are best but I've used the Bris for the past 10 years now without paying a dime , so they are best for me.
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:02 AM   #4
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It depends on what you consider important. Is it price? Is it accuracy and consistency? Is it their figures?

If price is the priority and PDF is ok, then Brisnet is your choice. I've heard that Brisnet has some consistency problems, but haven't experienced too much of that from them over the years.

Figures? Well, I don't use figs in my personal handicapping, but I certainly wouldn't choose Bris figs over almost any others.
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:49 AM   #5
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Equibase is worthless.
DRF is the best looking and the Beyers are far better than BRIS numbers, but over-priced by a whole lot. I will never have any use at all for the web version of Formulator. I only use DRF when there are races with foreign imports and I need Racing Post ratings.

BRIS is the best buy and is useful in many programs, plus has far more info than anyone elsed, although the pave and speed are pretty bad. Since I use BRIS for the CJs, that is ok by me.
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Old 05-29-2011, 12:53 AM   #6
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Thumbs up

Number 1 is price, but a close 2nd is accuracy + consistency. Is there another service that offer's better PPs than the 3 I've listed?
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Agree with Tom 100 %

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Old 05-29-2011, 12:56 AM   #8
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IMO, EQUEBASE,WORTHLESS, BRIS SPEED AND PACE FIGS GARBAGE,
DRF BETTER BUT OVERPRICED.
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Old 05-29-2011, 01:14 AM   #9
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If you play everday, multiple tracks, drf has the unlimited plan, bris does not. So drf is much cheaper. Unless there is a Bris data unlimited plan i am unaware of.
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I use BRIS because they're cheaper and the figs are 'good enough'.
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Old 05-29-2011, 08:22 AM   #11
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Is there not a 4th choice?

I have been using HDW files for this year. At $90 per month for all tracks, it is a reasonable cost, plus I get to play with the J/Capper software.

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Is there not a 4th choice?

I have been using HDW files for this year. At $90 per month for all tracks, it is a reasonable cost, plus I get to play with the J/Capper software.

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That would be my choice, if I wanted more than 3 or 4 tracks per month. JCapper has an export for AllData.
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Old 05-29-2011, 10:01 AM   #13
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What is JCapper?
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What is JCapper?


Database handicapping software.

Do a search. As you can get the "Silver" program for free if you sign up for the data plan, I think it is a very good bargain. A steep learning curve, but very interesting.

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Old 05-29-2011, 11:00 AM   #15
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The answer depends on where you bet and whether you use a computer program to help your handicapping. If you bet twinspires and don't use a program, free is pretty hard to beat. If I bet offline, I spring the overpriced DRF.
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