How to Read the Past Performances – Part 1

Mar 22, 2018 | Handicapping, Handicapping Lessons, How To Bet

Night School Handicapping Video courtesy of Jeremy Plonk and his Handicapping Team at 

An extensive lesson on how to read the Past Performances by Joe Kristufek

If you want to be successful at betting on horses, you have to know how to read the Past Performances (PPs) found in the Daily Racing Form. And if you understand the data in the Daily Racing Form PPs you’ll also be able to understand the PPs in the Official Equibase Programs, as well as in other types of programs.

In this first handicapping lesson, Joe Kristufek describes all the basic data points that make up the Past Performances, which represent a record of a horse’s most recent races. There a definitely gems in this data, and if you study it well, you might just find yourself with a live longshot. It happens every day! So let’s get started!