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Professional handicapper Greg "Boomer" Wry

Greg "Boomer" Wry

Professional handicapper Greg "Boomer" Wry, a veteran track announcer, handicapper, columnist and author in the field of horse racing with 25+ years of experience. 

Boomer's Bio


    • Track announcer, director, and television handicapper for Yavapai Downs in Prescott Valley, Arizona, having been with that track since its inception in May of 2001 to 2010.

    • THE "voice" of many tracks across the United States, having called races from Kentucky to Arizona, including:

      • Players Blue Grass Downs at Paducah, KY,

      • Retama Park in San Antonio, TX,

      • Fair Meadows in Tulsa, OK,

      • Agriculture Park in Columbus, NE,

      • Wyoming Downs at Evanston, WY,

      • the old San Juan Downs/ new Sun Ray Park in Farmington, NM,

      • as well as the voice of The New Mexico State Fair in Albuquerque, NM for over 15 years.

    • Guest announcer in Australia at both the tracks and on live Australian radio.

    • Boomer is known now as one of the biggest bettors who actively works in the business, having raised the pari-mutuel handle "significantly" in his places of employment over the years, and spends most of his down time wagering actively on simulcast tracks.

    • Extensive experience in many other aspects of the horse racing business:

      • having been a director of racing/racing secretary in Montana,

      • a jockey agent in Arizona and Nebraska,

      • and even as an alternate steward in New Mexico.

    • A well known columnist and author, currently appearing as a guest columnist in The Prescott, AZ Daily Courier, providing a weekly column known as "Boomer from the Backstretch".

    • He has provided many "AROUND THE OVAL" stories for Daily Racing Form over the course of his career, and was a national handicapper for National Raceline's "Boomer" at Arlington Park, Chicago, Ill, as well as appearing as a guest handicapper and panelist in many of The Daily Racing Form's "Handicapping 101" seminars across the country.

    • In addition to track announcing, Boomer currently lectures in handicapping seminars across the country, and has books on thoroughbred handicapping;

      1st book covers handicapping from a-z as well as providing some great money management techniques...titled: "HOW TO TURN ANY RACETRACK INTO YOUR OWN MONEY MACHINE" (and be just one of the 2% that do)

The new book (book 1) was "officially" released at the hugely successful 1st Annual "Boomer's Breeder's Cup Bash" at the Golden Nugget Laughlin on Breeder's Cup Weekend.

2nd BOOK!! Boomer's NEW BOOK ON WAGERING!!...COMPLIMENTS THE 1ST ONE ON HANDICAPPING!! (released 2006) -- "BETS: (Boomer's Easy to Learn Thoroughbred Wagering Strategies)" ...MORE INFO

  • Greg "Boomer" Wry is now offering private winning consultation for major race tracks across North America. You can confer with him on a daily basis, or take his comprehensive one-on-one 7 hour handicapping course. If you are serious about winning at the racetrack, or vastly improving your own skills, contact Boomer at the email address provided. All serious inquiries will receive an immediate response!

  • If serious about winning at the racetrack, or vastly improving your own skills, contact Boomer at the email address provided. Discounted prices for the scheduling of one-on-one consultations to group seminars!!

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"From Del Mar to Albuquerque, Greg (Boomer) is one of the most knowledgeable handicappers I have ever met. When not picking winners, he tells the kinds of stories that all true race trackers can appreciate."
Ken Davis, Quality Assurance Manager, Daily Racing Form
"Greg Wry and I have worked together for years. He has the knowledge and approach to make you a winner. Experience like his is not easy to come by."
Sy Bonem, National Raceline Founder

""Boomer" offers angles and principles - developed over many years in the
racing game - worth including in anyone's handicapping library.
Barkley N. Porter: Hollywood Park Simulcast Coordinator

"When you couple Boomer's handicapping insight and his race-callers eye for horses, you have an unbeatable entry."
Mike Joyce, noted television racing analyst