DAVE LITFIN is Daily Racing Form's handicapper for New York and the author of "Dave Litfin's Expert Handicapping," a comprehensive treatment of the pastime that is especially insightful regarding how speed figures should be related to other fundamentals of handicapping -- form, class, pace and trainers.
Besides his daily analysis, Litfin writes weekly columns on the Big Apple racing scene that alerts all of us to track biases, track profiles and hot/cold trainers. He is good copy on just about any topic on handicapping and wagering.
Before joining Daily Racing Form in 1990, Litfin wrote a handicapping column for the New York Daily News. He lives in Wilton, NY.