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Barry Meadow: How Much Should You Bet?

This article originally appeared in the March issue of “Horseplayer Monthly,” a free e-magazine produced by the Horseplayers Association of North America. If you’d like to sign up to have it delivered free each month in your inbox, or to read back issues, please visit the Horseplayer Monthly page here. Two questions we ponder daily: 1. When […]

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Meadow Wins Inaugural Ron Rippey Award for Handicapping Media

Longtime handicapper and author Barry Meadow has secured the first-ever Ron Rippey Award for Handicapping Media for his piece, “Statistics and Garbage”, that appeared in the Horseplayers Association of North America newsletter. Brisnet.com will present Meadow with the Rippey Award and a $1,000 cash prize at the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters dinner on Wednesday, […]

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Meadow, Matties Talk “Money Management” in Tuesday’s Night School Lesson

Night School, the racing industry’s national online fan education program, puts its money where the mouth is this Tuesday when “Money Management” is the subject of discussion. The 90-minute lesson begins at 8:30 p.m. ET and will feature professional horseplayer and racehorse owner Duke Matties, as well as author Barry Meadow, whose 2000 release “Money Secrets at […]

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Meadow: Horseplayers Face Even More Ominous Issues Than Takeout

This article is a sneak preview of the 6th Annual Track Ratings Industry Issue of Horseplayer Monthly e-magazine, to be released April 2nd.  To download the March edition of the e-magazine, free, with articles, interviews and more, click here. Yes, rising takeouts are a big problem, but there are a couple of other taxation areas […]

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Night School targets betting money management

Press Release “Night School”—the racing industry’s first national, interactive online fan education forum—offers its 24th of 40 weekly sessions Monday night, August 15. Presenting title sponsors of the program are the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form (DRF), the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) and Keeneland. Co-hosted by Horseplayernow.com owners Jeremy Plonk and Joe […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum: Barry Meadow and the Horseplayer View

In the early 1980s, when I worked days at the Los Angeles office of Daily Racing Form and spent many of my nights playing the harness races at Hollywood Park and Los Alamitos, I was introduced to a serious and studious horseplayer named Barry Meadow (nicknamed Barry Meadow Skipper by a mutual friend in honor […]

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