Quarter Horse Racing Tips: Handicapping Guide

Enjoy a day of American Quarter Horse racing with this introductory guide to handicapping horse races.

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Wagering on America's Fastest Athlete – the American Quarter Horse – can be as elementary as you want it to be. You don't have to be a sophisticated handicapper to enjoy a day at the races. But understanding a little about wagering and handicapping will enhance your experience.

Have you ever wondered:

  • How do you pick a winner in horse racing? 
  • Are Quarter Horses used for racing? (Yes, they are!)
  • What is Quarter Horse racing? 
  • Are Quarter Horses faster than Thoroughbreds? (Yes! They are the fastest horse over a quarter-mile.)

This guide covers:

  • Basics of track layouts.
  • Types of wagers commonly offered at American Quarter Horse racetracks and easy wagering options. 
  • Exotic wagers to get you started in wagering.
  • Sophisticated methods for handicapping Quarter Horse races.

Submit the form below to download the free Handicapping Guide for American Quarter Horse Racing.

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