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How Does Gordon Handicap?

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The Break
Greyhound Weight:Who Says It's Not a Handicapping Factor?
Race Predictability:It's Not Just Random Luck!
Don't Be Misled by Statistics!
All About Quiniela Wagering
The Digital Dog:WPS.BAS
Betting on the Favorites:Studying the Break
Book Review:Greyhound Racing, McBride
Watching the Odds:What Happens When You Make a Bet
Handicapping the Tenth at Phoenix
Take the Twin Trifecta... Please!
Collision Insurance
Making the Grade
Trifecta Tickets
The Digital Dog:ENTRY for dBASE III
Book Review:Greyhound Handicapping, Weiss
Competitiveness:Speed Takes a Back Seat
Nine Good Reasons:Nine Dog Races at Waterloo
Don't Let Yourself Get Boxed In
Estimating Trifecta Payoffs
Book Review:Money Secrets at the Racetrack, Meadow
Psychoanalyze the Crowd
The Digital Dog:The Little Greyhound Analyst
Friday Night at the Races:Handicapping in the 21st Century
Superfecta Strategies
Post Position Preferences
Software Review:Topdog Greyhound Handicapping System
The Digital Dog:Trikey Bet Calculator
Weighing the Factors
Don't Be Misled by Statistics (Revisited)
Psychoanalyze the Crowd, Part II
The Digital Dog:Hounds Shareware
The Digital Dog:Monte Carlo Simulation, Breaker
Secrets Surrounding the Favorites
The Handicapper's Computer
The Digital Dog:BETS Calculates Wager Costs
Using RG's Electronic Services
I Wonder What That Would Look Like
Weighing the Factors:Part 2
The Digital Dog:WAGERS Records Your Bets
Weighing the Factors:Part 3
The Digital Dog:GNS, Greyhound Notation System
Tip Sheets!
Coast to Coast
1989 Greyhound Race of Champions
The Digital Dog:MINICAP, A Mini Spreadsheet
The Digital Dog:TIMESIM, Monte Carlo Simulation
Sizing Up Software:Four Commercial Programs
Weighing the Factors:Part 4, Track Variants
The Digital Dog:VARIANT Helps You Adjust Times
The Take Out Blues
The Digital Dog:SHIPPERS
Weighing the Factors:Part 5, Making the Grades
Trifecta Mysteries Explained
The Digital Dog:TRIFECTA ANALYST
Sizing Up New Handicapping Software
Odds Versus Winning Percentage
Software Review:Getting on the Fastrack
1980:The Fantasy Greyhound Race of the Decade
Handicapping the $150,000 Sunflower Stake
1990 Greyhound Race of Champions
The Performance Envelope
How to Judge a Greyhound by His Running Style

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Math/information systems background?

Gordon,
I've often wondered how strong your math/information systems background is every since your Iowa/Dairyland period. I will understand if you don't respond to the question. Unfortunately, my math/probability theory/regression analysis skills are almost non-existant, yet I enjoy systems analysis.

Really like your recent blogs.
Thanks charlie k

Math background

Hi, Charlie!

Thanks for your comment! I started college back in 1973 as a physics major, but later changed into business and computer science. I made my living as a computer systems analyst until the early 80's. My wife, Renee, is also a systems analyst. My teenage son is about to start a probability and statistics course, so I'm about to get a refresher there!

Gordon

Gordon couple of question I

Gordon couple of question I noticed that on Gulf the break charts all of the arrows point on way or the other either to the rail or out side never any straight ahead at other tracks this is not the case how can this be .Second what do the number mean in the columns example brk average 4.60 I know lower is better but but what does it represent distance , time,or what. Thanks my win ratio has been greatly improved due to your Stat attack