Nicoletti Wins Handicapping Title
For the second consecutive year, Ron Nicoletti won the handicapper’s title during Gulfstream Park’s 2011-2012 meet.
Nicoletti, co-host of the Gulfstream Handicapping Show with Jessica Pacheco and one of four handicappers whose selections are distributed each day free at Gulfstream, had 287 winners during the 87-day meet, 54 more than his nearest competitor, Ed Gray. Nicoletti’s average winning payout was $5.74. Gray's was $6.16.
Gray had 35 of his ‘Best Bets’ win, more than any of the other handicappers. Brian Skirka, who ended the season with 226 winners, had the highest average payout at $6.78. Pacheco, who had 171 winners, had seven winning ‘longshots,' the most of any handicapper.