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Old 02-14-07, 12:41 PM
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Field limit of 50 makes me think this is a Cat 5 race. If that's correct, those 8 guys may be of widely varying abilities, and the odds they'll work together are low. However if the 2 8 person temas really work as a team, they will dictate the race.

Which means 1) a break which only has one of the 8 man teams can likely be let go (use the other 8 man team to real it in.
2) a break with both of the 8 man teams represented has a good chance of sticking, and has to be covered. Either you or your team mate has to be in any such break.

3) Group sprint. Both of the 8 man teams should be trying to set up a train for their sprinter. Figure out which one of the teams is stronger and latch on to their train.

All of this assumes that these teams has the knoweldge, horses, and willingness to execute team strategy.
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