Exotic Betting At The Racetrack Paperback / softback
by William T (Univ Of British Columbia, Canada, London Sch Of Economics, Uk & Korea Inst Of Sci Ziemba
Part of the World Scientific Series in Finance series
Exotic Betting at the Racetrack is unique as it covers the efficient-inefficient strategy to price and find profitable racetrack bets, along with handicapping that provides actual bets made by the author on essentially all of the major wagers offered at US racetracks.
The book starts with efficiency, accuracy of the win odds, arbitrage, and optimal betting strategies.
Examples and actual bets are shown for various wagers including win, place and show, exacta, quinella, double, trifecta, superfecta, Pick 3, 4 and 6 and rainbow pick 5 and 6.
There are discussions of major races including the Breeders' Cup, Pegasus, Dubai World Cup and the US Triple Crown from 2012-2018.
Dosage analysis is also described and used. An additional feature concerns great horses such as the great mares Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Goldikova, Treve, Beholder and Song Bird.
There is a discussion of horse ownership and a tour through arguably the world's top trainer Frederico Tesio and his stables and horses in Italy.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 488 pages
- Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
- Publication Date: 20/09/2002
- Category: Probability & statistics
- ISBN: 9789813278783