Risk seeker

Risk seeker

Investor who likes to take risk and is even willing to pay for it. Also called risk lover.
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The use of earplugs was in the headlines seven years ago when two French-trained stayers, Westerner - runner-up in the Ascot Gold Cup - and Risk Seeker, not only wore earplugs but had them removed during their races.
A risk seeker would use maximax, a risk avoider would use maximin and the risk-neutral decisionmaker would use expected values.
Friedman and Savage propose a utility function that combines attitudes to risk (Friedman & Savage, 1948), in order to explain a comportment that is at first a risk seeker and next is risk averter and so on (figure 3).
Researchers conclude that this makes the adolescent a risk seeker.
This was the third time Wildenstein had incurred the wrath of the stewards this season, his jockey Dominique Bouef having pulled out the plugs on Risk Seeker at Ascot and Sandown.
Alec Wildenstein, owner of fourth-placed Risk Seeker, is also considering his options for the same race.
Royal Rebel returned from that 678-day absence in the Sagaro Stakes at Ascot last monthandhe was not disgraced when finishing a distant fifth on bottomless ground behind Risk Seeker.
John Dunlop's 2000 St Leger winner made a creditable seasonal reappearance when third to French raider Risk Seeker in the Sagaro Stakes at Ascot last month.
But the four-year-old stayer was unplaced last week off a mark of 101 in the Group Three Sagaro Stakes behind Risk Seeker in the mud at Ascot.
Risk Seeker, runaway winner of the Bovis Homes Sagaro Stakes, could be supplemented for the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot, the four-year-old's connections indicated at Longchamp yesterday.
Yesterday the 11-year-old was making his reappearance in the Sagaro Stakes, won by French raider Risk Seeker.
He ran off a rating of 101 when unplaced in the Group Three Sagaro Stakes behind Risk Seeker in the mud at Ascot last Wednesday.