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Davidowitz Handicapping Seminar, Book Signing Dec. 19

Steve Davidowitz, author of the seminal handicapping guide Betting Thoroughbreds, will be at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots on Dec. 19 for a special handicapping seminar before the races and a book signing to promote his newest title, Betting Thoroughbreds for the 21st Century: A Professional’s Guide for the Horseplayer, in the afternoon.

Davidowitz will also be at Fair Grounds the day before, Dec. 18, to participate in an invitation-only “Beat Steve Davidowitz” handicapping contest for Twin Spires Club members at the Platinum and Gold levels.

The Dec. 19 on-track handicapping seminar open to the public is set for 11 a.m. on the West End of the Grandstand's second floor. The book signing will take place that afternoon from 1-3 p.m. near the Paddock Gift Shop.

The Dec. 18 “Beat Steve Davidowitz” contest for Twin Spires Club members at the Platinum and Gold levels is by invitation only.

To learn more about how to become a Platinum or Gold player, visit TwinSpiresClub.com. Current Platinum and Gold registrants interested in registering for the contest should contact Jim Mulvihill, Communications and Pari-Mutuel Marketing Manager, at james.mulvihill@fgno.com.

About Steve Davidowitz
Steve Davidowitz is the author or co-author of multiple books on handicapping, including The Best and Worst of Thoroughbred Racing and the seminal 1977 title Betting Thoroughbreds. A revised, expanded edition of Betting Thoroughbreds was published in 1995 and the latest update was released this year with the title Betting Thoroughbreds for the 21st Century. Davidowitz is a lifelong racing fan, a winning horseplayer, and has covered the sport from east to west, north to south, working as an investigative reporter, editor, and columnist for publications ranging from the St. Petersburg Times to the Oakland Tribune, and from the Houston Post to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. A former editor of The American Racing Manual, Davidowitz now lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he writes columns for DRF Simulcast Weekly and trackmaster.com.