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Buying A Thoroughbred: Is It For You?
Buying a thoroughbred can transform a man. Horseracing is the sport of kings, and owning a thoroughbred racehorse can truly make a man feel like a king.
There are several before ways you can about buying a thoroughbred.
Whether your claiming or buying private, individually or part of the syndicate, ownding a racehorse can truly be one of the most exciting things in your life.
As you know a great many races today, on cards all over the country, consist of claiming races these horses are for sale prior to start of the race.
States vary with the rules but generally you need to put in your claiming slip 10 minutes before post time.
Win or lose, sound or lame you on the horse after the race. All winnings expenses etc. belong to the current owner.
Buying a thoroughbred directly from the owner is considered a private purchase. Horses are frequently bought from private treaty.
Claimers, allowance horse and stakes horses all can be put up for sale privately.
This is pretty easy to understand. You purchased a horse either privately or from the claim box, arrange for the trainer, and pay all expenses.
This certainly gives you the most control over your investment in your horse racing experience. However this also carries the highest price tag. Buying a thoroughbred can be compared to buying a boat.
If you ever owned a boat you know what I mean.
Increasingly this is the most popular way to small investor to become involved in the horse racing industry.
There are many different partnerships out there today, national, regional and local. If you would like to become involved in a racing partnership you should have several different options available.
Tim McGovern is a racing fan, owner and trainer for over 30 years. Thoroughbred racing partnerships and real estate partnerships are now the focus of his energy. This article and many more are available at www.99To1.com.
David Ralston 'open' to debate on casino gambling, but won't endorse it - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Blackjack is one of the most popular casino games after slot machines. As the aim of the game is to get the sum of the cards as close to 21 , as possible, without exceeding the number.
Handicapping the NFL Pre-season
It never ceases to amaze me just how many sports bettors pass when it comes to wagering on NFL preseason games, the reason probably has more to do with past preseason wagering losses than anything else, in the big picture most simply do not understand that you can not handicap the NFL preseason using the same methods that you use when handicapping NFL regular season games.You must approach NFL preseason handicapping from a totally different perspective and actually pretend that you are the head coach of the team that you are handicapping, as a head coach in preseason action you must have pre-defined goals of what you want to accomplish during the preseason.
Asian Gambling Basics
Gambling became popular in China in the last phase of the imperial dynasty i.e.
Sports Betting Truths
The first ever recorded sports bets, took place on 10 September 1858, by two spectators watching a game between the Brooklyn Eckfords and the New York Mutuals, placed a 100$ bet as to whether or not John Holden would hit a home run. Holden himself was assured 25$ if he hit, he did and after the game all the debts were settled.
Blackjack for Beginners
'Blackjack' is one of the oldest games played in United States of America. Generally it is believed that the game got its name from the manner in which it is played.
My Teenager Has A Gambling Addiction
Over the past few months Stop Gambling Sites have received numerous emails related to teenage gambling addiction.With all the new programs on cable and local television, this negative exposure is affecting our youth.
Why You Should Never Buy an Online Slot Machine System!
Playing online slot machines has become increasingly popular, as online casinos have grown in popularity. This growth in online gaming has seen an increase in the number of players looking for an easy way to hit the million jackpots and become one of the few high rollers who succeed in online slots.
Think Big and Give Your Poker Profits a Boost
Is your lack of confidence hurting your poker profits in your online poker play?In the good Texas Holdem poker rooms on the internet there are various levels of buy-ins for tournament play, generally starting from around $5 (plus site fee) per player. This is the level that most new players play at but has your game moved on while you've stood still? What I mean by that is - have you gained enough poker experience to leave the "newbies" behind and move up a couple of levels? If you have then I would seriously suggest that you start playing for higher stakes, you could be losing out on a lot of online poker profits if you don't.
Martingale Betting System - Are You SURE?
Very common and popular system among newbies who like roulette, but not a very useful one. Sure, it seems simple and logical - you start with, let's say, 10 bucks and you double it every time you lose in order to win it back.
Gambling Legality Basics
The gambling scene in America can be traced back to centuries. Gambling has remained to be a part of the American dream life ever since the inception of lotteries in New Hampshire.
Online poker is a very popular virtual casinos game where real players play against each other not the virtual casino.The virtual casino does usually take a small percentage of the online poker 'pot' before paying it over the winner.
Free Online Card Games -- Getting Ready for Las Vegas
Free online card games that can be played over the Internet are great for practice to increase your skills or to just have fun with. Being able to take advantage of playing free card games on your computer like poker and video poker can even prepare you for making cash in the future.
Our Gambling Vacation To Louisiana
Before I begin to describe how we prepared for and then went on our first gambling vacation, there are few details you need to know.We are not wealthy!We do not have rich parents to call for money! In fact we don't have anyone we can call for money!If we screw-up, we are on our own!When we started discussing a weekend at the casino, it really scared us to think we could spend more than a hundred dollars at a casino.
Mobile Gaming Leads the Way
The state of online gambling may have just found another highly viable ally. The new world offered up by the mobile gaming industry can be highly rewarding for online casino operators and software providers, as the opportunity to play online, is increased by the popularity of hand-held devices such as PDAs, mobile handsets and palmtops.
Getting the Best Odds on Soccer Betting Markets
There are many ways to bet on a football match. Increased competition and the ability to lay bets on Betfair have made it possible to take the same bet at different prices depending on the market.
Roulette System: Chaos Theory
This article is going to discuss how Chaos Theory applies to Roulette."Looking at roulette chaos is like looking at a raging white-water river filled with wildly tossing waves and unpredictably swirling eddies.
Before you plan a trip to Las Vegas or Atlantic City or going on a cruise with legalized Gambling, certain things you must know of, and the most important one being How To Win. Gamble is all about taking a calculated risk, using your skills combined with a strategy and finally one thing that all of us want, Luck.
How to Profit at Online Poker Over the Long Run
The first and most important step is to take notes. Use a spreadsheet.
Types of Online Roulette
Roulette - American and EuropeanAs many casino-savvy players already know, there are two main forms of online roulette. I plan on covering some of the differences between the two versions of this popular casino game and in doing so, helping you, the player, decide which game suits you best.
2005 World Series of Poker -- Complete Report
Over 29,000 poker players came to Las Vegas from 40 different countries all over the earth to play in the 2005 World Series of Poker tournament events. This generated a total net prize pool of over $103,000,000 dollars, more than twice the total prize pool amount in 2004.
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