Handicapping Information

The free 90-minute program focuses on broadening horse racing’s fan base through more consumer knowledge and confidence.
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Night School

Night School is an online learning opportunity that allows horse racing players of all skill levels to gather tips and ask questions live with professional handicappers via a live blog and live chat interface. The program offers a live show the 2nd Tuesday of each month beginning at 8:30 PM Eastern through December 11, with the exception of major holidays. The free 90-minute program focuses on broadening horse racing’s fan base through more consumer knowledge and confidence.

You choose the show topics! Tweet suggestions to #NightSchoolBoard, or direct message @HorsePlayerNow.

Wagering and Handicapping Guides

AQHA's Introductory Guide to Wagering is an excellent resource for beginners; it walks the reader through all major aspects of wagering on American Quarter Horses in an easy-to-read format.

Our Handicapping Guide takes a more advanced and in-depth look at handicapping American Quarter Horses. It's still a great resource for beginners and intermediates, and also includes plenty of information for the existing Thoroughbred handicapper.

Ready to try some casual handicapping? Read the Q-Racing Aces' 5-Easy Steps to get you started!

Speed and Class

TrackMaster is AQHA's official handicapping services provider. TrackMaster offers a variety of handicapping products including their new Quarter Horse Speed and Class Ratings.

Need more handicapping tips?

E-mail racing@aqha.org for a FREE "American Quarter Horse Handicapping with the Pros" DVD and printed materials.

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FEATURED ARTICLES

August 01, 2008 | Racing , Quarter Racing Journal
When looking at a horse's speed index, consider the track at which it was achieved.
February 01, 2008 | Racing , Racing
The science of handicapping Quarter Horse races revolves around time, trouble, taped replays and track variance.
February 01, 2008 | Racing , Racing
Veteran handicapper gives tips on determining “class” when handicapping Quarter Horses.
May 01, 2002 | Racing , Quarter Racing Journal
Tips for handicapping early-season 2-year-old races.
October 01, 2000 | Racing , Quarter Racing Journal
There is a method to predicting the odds of a race.
September 01, 2000 | Racing , Racing
When figuring performance lines, Beyer figures are used for Thoroughbreds and speed indexes are used for Quarter Horses. What’s the difference?
September 01, 1999 | Racing , Racing
Tapping into American Quarter Horse racing pools.
March 01, 1999 | Racing , Racing
Making your own speed figures.