The following points will be emphasized:

  1. Getting Started with the basics
    This segment will cover the basics of pace handicapping, it's origins and my interpretation of the process. Based on, numerous hours of pouring over paceline after paceline after paceline, mistakes too large to mention, and the lessons learned I will attempt to impart knowldge relating to the pace and velocity of the paceline and the dynamics of the horses that make up the pace. Learn more…
  2. Understand the Restrictions/Constraints
    While this may sound like a very simple topic, there is much to understand about the levels of competition and what it means for a contender to go through their levels of competition. Learn more…
  3. Uderstand the importance of fractions
    Determine the level of competition to which a contenders belongs. This includes the competition and earning level, as well as the energy output. The key was coined some years ago by a very astute handicapper. PACE IS FORM - FORM IS CLASS. Learn more…
  4. An Example using the methodology
    I learned this methodology many years ago but didn't fully appreciate the process until hitting a wall. In truth, this is simply part of the process. It was this point that I looked deeper and began to understand the term Pace is class, class is form.
  5. Pace is form, form is class.
    Learn how to construct a projected pace line. Then find the contenders who can run on or against the paceline