Mike Watchmaker is the national handicapper for Daily Racing Form. He first joined the Form in 1980, and was named New York columnist in 1983. He left the Form in 1991 to join The Racing Times, then worked for NYRA, where he was program handicapper and morning line maker before rejoining the Form in 1998. He lives on Long Island with his wife and two children. Mr. Watchmaker handicaps races from all over the country and writes the weekly feature “Weekend Warrior” in the Saturday edition of the Daily Racing Form.