My Expertise covers the horse racing (pari-mutuel) industry. As I can answer all handicapping questions from horse racing fans/ horse players that range from the new, average or advanced bettor. My turf-knowledge is extensive & advanced, which include, but is not limited to the following: odds, handicapping principles, horse racing handicapping tournaments, mentoring and industry topics. Additionally, I'm the founder of a new website COMING SOON at www.RogueHandicapper.com which will include information for the tournament player. If YOU ARE NEW to the game of HORSE RACING HANDICAPPING TOURNAMENTS and looking to understand the "Learning Curve" that exists against you and wanting to "Level the Playing Field" for yourself against the sophisticated players then you have come to the right place!
•NHC Players Committee Member
•Horse Racing Analyst
Greyhound Pets of America-Tucson Chapter
•Director of Marketing/ Assistant Director of Simulcasting/ Assistant Director of Player Development
Tucson Greyhound Park
•Technical Gaming Consultant
Pacific Productions, Movie "INGENIOUS".
INGENIOUS stars Dallas Roberts ("3:10 to Yuma", "Walk the Line") and two-time Academy Award Best Actor Nominee, Jeremy Renner ("The Hurt Locker", "The Town").
Racing Services, de Mexico
•Race & Sports Book Operations
Coast Hotel & Resorts
•Race Book Operations
Coast Hotel & Resorts
•NTRA/ NHC Players Committee Member (2010–to-Present) The National Handicapping Championship Players Panel is a 13 member panel that is hand selected. Hal Wafer was only one of three selected to be added to this select committee in 2010. The Players Committee represents tournament players by meeting with the National Thoroughbred Racing Association on a regular basis to discuss suggestions, ideas and concerns of NHC contest participants. This panel is the players voice!
•Published one of the industry’s first “How to Books” on handicapping contests titled “A Survey of Track Handicapping Contests-Rules-Suggestions-Potential” was published in 1999 by Harness Tracks of America, which was used as a guide by The Daily Racing Form and NTRA for creating their National Handicapping Championship •BetAmerica.com •Tracksidebroadcasting.com •Tucson Greyhound Park •Arizona Player Gaming and Entertainment Guide
•University of Arizona Animal Science/Race Track Industry Program 2000 •Pima Community College International Business Studies 1997 •SUNY at Morrisville Journalism Technology & Communications 1996
Awards and Honors
Tournament Success: •Finished 14th in the 2012 Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge which is the richest "live" money tournament in the United States. •Finished 8th at "The Battle of Saratoga" 2012 an NHC Qualifier in which I cashed & collected NHC Tour Points. •Finished 3rd at "The Southwest Shootout" 2007 at Sunland Park that is a NHC Qualifier for the NHC IX Finals. •Finished *20 at DRF/ NTRA National Handicapping Championship IX held in Las Vegas, NV. •Finished 4th at "The Battle of Saratoga" 2010 an NHC Qualifier which qualified him for the NHC XII. •Finished 5th at Green Valley NHC Qualifier in 2009. Some of My Tournament Mentoring Success: •Mentored numerous Tournament players in qualifying for varying contest championships and cashing-in at these events! Technical Gaming Consultant Pacific Productions, Movie "INGENIOUS" •INGENIOUS stars Dallas Roberts ("3:10 to Yuma", "Walk the Line") and two-time Academy Award Best Actor Nominee, Jeremy Renner ("The Hurt Locker", "The Town").
•BetAmerica.com •YouBet.com •Tracksidebroadcasting.com •California Racing Fairs (C.A.R.F.) •United States Trotting Association •Michigan Harness Horseman's Association