Oftentimes you hear the story about a father introducing a son or daughter to the racetrack and horse handicappers Bill Kelley and Joe Kelley fall into this category. Bill Kelley who grew up in New York City and a horse-loving family took his son, Joe Kelley, to Happy Valley Race Track in Hong Kong and the rest is history.
Bill Kelley knowledge of horse racing and betting strategy is impeccable. He follows numerous circuits: Southern California, New York, Hong Kong and many of the smaller tracks. His approach is all-encompassing: speed figures, pedigree. trainer patterns and betting strategy. You can always find Bill either at the Santa Anita paddock, Hong Kong clubhouse, or Las Vegas racebook. His quick wit and horse racing history acumen are on fine display in his "Win At The Horses" radio appearances.
Joe Kelley's first $ 2 winner was on Mr. Tyler on the race after the Belmont Stakes in 1994. He was at the track that day and hasn't looked back. Joe's focus is on the New York racing circuit and can be found up at Saratoga on a regular basis. His focus is on value handicapping. If a handicapper is in it for the long-term, you must look for those overlays and not take prices just to have action. Joe looks at pace, pedigree, trainer patterns and speed figures. His top influences include but not limited to: Bill Kelley, Andy Serling, Steve Byk, Stephen Crist, Jeremy Plonk and Derek Simon.