Barry Meadow article in the HANA Monthly - Feb 2014
jeff 1/23/2014 8:02:16 PM
"Lawyer Handicapping by Barry Meadow All of us have a certain way of looking at races. Maybe we check the trainers first, or circle the high Beyers, or closely examine each horse's last race.
The problem: Some players use that first look as their main guide, and then don't go much further. They become what I call "lawyer handicappers."
Rather than looking for the pluses and minuses of all the entrants, and then beginning the real work of handicapping, lawyer handicappers get fixated on one particular factor in the record of one particular horse. After that, objectivity takes a vacation..."