Handicapping Horse Races – Horse Racing Handicappers

'Prime Picks' - Handicapping with Jeff Siegel

Horse owner, breeder and HRTV analyst Jeff Siegel also happens to be Southern California's premier handicapper. Check his blog each day before you play!

Not much value in Sunday’s opener, with class dropper #6 Deep Pockets listed as the 4/5 morning line favorite. He’s a first-time-in-a-claimer play after failing as the heavy choice in straight maiden state-bred company last month. On numbers, he’s a standout but since he’s backed up from the stretch call to the wire in every one of his four lifetime starts, he may not be one to trust. Let him win, we’ll pass.

Handicapping, in short, refers to analyzing the race to come up with best predicted outcome, or pick. There are many angles when it comes to picking a winner. Using some of the help from the professional handicappers below, you can determine your own angle on placing a bet. For more information on how to bet or wager, click here.

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You can also find the best handicapping tips of the day from these Southern California Handicappers: