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Updated: December 18, 2007, 3:08 PM ET
By Bill Finley | Special to ESPN.com

We've all seen it happen. The race is already being run and the odds are changing; and, too often, it seems, on a horse that gets to the front. Usually, it unfolds something like this: a horse goes into the gate at odds of 5-1. He jumps out on top on an uncontested lead and his odds tumble to 4-1. He hits the top of the stretch, still in front, and his odds drop down to 7-2. He crosses the wire in front&and pays $8.40.

These kinds of races, which occur all the time, don't look right. Players ...

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