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  • CRW Players Negatively Impacting Payouts

    According to a wagering expert, the industry's embrace of computer-robotic wagering through the high rebates required to sustain these players has resulted in a less attractive game for all other horseplayers.

  • Betting was a topic during National HBPA convention Feb. 4

    HBPA Forum: Are Biggest Bettors Demonized?

    The impact big bettors have on pari-mutuel handle and the resulting revenue, as well as the need to recognize that horse owners are bettors, too, was the focus of a Feb. 4 forum during the National HBPA convention in Florida.

  • Handicapping Insights

    Dick Powell offers a study of turf sprints at Saratoga, which starts its meet on July 19.

  • Handicapping Insights

    Gulfstream Park's Rainbow Pick 6 has been getting a lot of attention lately as the jackpot has grown to more than $3.1 million.

  • Dick's Picks for Dubai World Cup Day March 31

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Dubai World Cup program March 31 at Meydan Racecourse, including the Sheema Classic, Duty Free, Golden Shaheen, Al Quoz Sprint, and of course, the $10 million main event.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for March 10

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the March 10 Super Saturday program at the Dubai Carnival, which includes the Jebel Hatta (UAE-IT) and the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (UAE-I), and the Dubai City of Gold (UAE-IIT).

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for March 1

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the March 1 program at the Dubai Carnival, which includes the Zabeel Mile (UAE-IIT) and the Nad al Sheba Trophy (UAE-IIIT), both on turf.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 23

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Feb. 23 program at the Dubai Carnival, which includes the 1 3/16-mile UAE Oaks (UAE-III) on the Tapeta main track and the Meydan Classic at one mile on turf.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 17

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Feb. 17 program at the Dubai Carnival, which includes the $200,000 Blanchine Stakes (UAE-II) for fillies and mares at about 1 1/8 miles on turf.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 9

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Feb. 9 program at the Dubai Carnival, which includes three key prep races for the Dubai World Cup: the UAE 2000 Guineas, the Firebreak, and the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 2.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 3

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Feb. 3 program at the Dubai Carnival, including Shindagha Sprint Stakes (UAE-III) and UAE 1000 Guineas, both sponsored by Gulf News.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Jan. 21

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Jan. 21 program at the Dubai Carnival, including the Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group Handicap.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Jan. 12

    Dick Powell gives his selections for the Jan. 12 at the Dubai Carnival, including round one of the group III Al Maktoum Challenge

  • Victoire Pisa

    Dick's Pick's for Dubai World Cup

    Handicapper Dick Powell gives the nod to Victoire Pisa in the Dubai World Cup. See who else he's picked in the day's six other group races.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for March 3

    Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival March 3, including the Al Maktoum Challenge Round Three (UAE-II).

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 24

    Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival Feb. 24, including the UAE Oaks(UAE-III) sponsored by by al Tayer Motors.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 17

    Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival Feb. 17, including the Al Fahidi Fort Stakes (UAE-IIT) sponsored by Commercial Bank of Dubai.

  • Dick's Dubai Picks for Feb. 10

    Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival Feb. 10., including the $250,000 UAE 2000 Guineas (UAE-III) sponsored by Dubal.

  • Horsemen Seek Involvement in Betfair Deals

    Thoroughbred horsemen plan to meet with Betfair officials Dec. 7 to ensure they are party to contracts the Great Britain-based company is signing with United States racetracks for their content.

  • To Rebate Or Not To Rebate? That's The Question

    The topic of rebates, and whether they are good for the pari-mutuel industry, headed the opening day of the International Simulcasting Conference in Bal Harbour, Fla. Nearly 400 individuals representing more than 200 different organizations registered for the annual meeting.