How to Read the Daily Racing Form Tutorial
Learn to read the daily racing form (DRF) past performances with an interactive tutorial developed by the Daily Racing Form.
Daily Racing Form has been the indispensable tool for serious handicappers for more than a century. The bulk of DRF's statistical data is incorporated in its past performances, which provide a detailed record of how a horse has run in its most recent starts.
Handicapping is not an exact science, but a working knowledge and understanding of the critical elements of past performances gives bettors the ability to make informed selections. Each handicapper has his own method, and some of the elements that follow may be of more interest than others.