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Hitting .750

Updated: August 20, 2012, 4:02 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

My nomination for the ugliest loss of the week is as follows.

I put together a superior Pick Four ticket comprised of one short-priced single, and ten or so other horse ranging in odds from 5-2 to 20-1. Morning line odds at some joints seem to have been put out by a short order cook on a smoke break and mean next to nothing.

I hit the first race with a 7-2 horse that served as a perfect example of why multiple-win bets are more to the point of good handicapping than are multiple-loss ...

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