If you think you may enjoy horse racing at Monmouth Park, Parx in Philadelphia or any racetrack in the United States but don't know where to start, there is a fun way to follow the horses you love and to keep apprised of their workouts, upcoming races and results. The service is available from the Daily Racing Form (DRF) and it’s called “Horse Watch.”
Enrollment in Horse Watch is free and FUN!
Horse Watch is a free service that provides up-to-the-minute information about any active race horse on your list. Here is what you do to get started:
- Go to the Daily Racing Form website: www.DRF.com
- In the upper right corner click on “Login” to create a free account
- Once your account is established visit the www.DRF.com homepage and go to HANDICAPPING & PPs in the upper menu -- then go to TOOLS and click on “Horse Watch”
- At the top in tiny print click on "Add Watch"
- Enter the names of the horses you want to follow. (Need suggestions? Try some 2014 favorites such as California Chrome, Palace Malice and Untapable for starters. Oh, and be sure to check the box for e-mail alerts!)
- Sit back and enjoy receiving information about the races your horses are scheduled to enter, their workout results and race results.
Need a quick refresher on how to bet?
The Daily Racing Form offers many free resources to help future handicappers learn to play the ponies. Choose from articles, videos and free samples to get into the game. You can get your feet wet at http://www1.drf.com/products/learn/how-to-bet-horses.html.
About The Daily Racing Form
The Daily Racing Form began publishing in 1894 in Chicago. Today, the DRF publishes over 2,000 pages of editorial and statistical content 364 days a year. All told, it is the go-to newspaper for all horse racing events, statistics, news and highlights. The internet has brought a whole new dimension to horse racing through The Daily Racing Form which offers many free services to keep horse racing fans in-the-know.
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