Contributed by: ACT Staff
TOP 10 REASONS TO BE EXCITED ABOUT THE ACT INTERNATIONAL‘’500”
(over the next four weeks leading up to the ‘500’ weekend there will be two or three ‘top ten’ reasons to be excited about this event---check back often over the next few weeks and you too will catch the ‘500 Fever’ ----)
# 7. ACT +/- system
Dave Dion taught me to always think about the fans. So let’s start with the fans regarding handicaps.
I believe fans spend their money coming to a short track to hopefully watch action-packed, competitive racing. Certainly they cheer for their heroes and become boo-birds for those they love to hate, but the bottom line is they pay to see RACING ….and that includes all racing-- HEATS—CONSI(S) and FEATURES.Here are some of the more popular handicap procedures used by various weekly tracks and tours around the country. I have added a little commentary on each to try and give you my perspective on why I like some and literally hate others: