A Note From Peter Rotondo Sr. (03/05/14)

--We have received an outpouring of support from friends and colleagues of Cary Fotias (original founder of Equiform and developer of Pace Figures and Form Cycle Patterns and author of Blinkers Off: A New Frontier in Form Cycle Analysis) after going live with Equiform 2.0, now called Predicteform. A dear friend of Cary's (and friend to us here at Predicteform), Peter Rotondo Sr. reached out to share his thoughts and feelings.

Cary and I were in the foreign exchange trading business going back to the mid 80's. We met each other in quite an unorthodox way. Cary overheard me creating a call of the Kentucky Derby in the voice of Fred Caposella from my broker's desk in NY into an open direct line to FNB Chicago's forex trading area. Cary jumped on the line and was hysterically laughing. It was 'love' at first voice. We immediately became friends and would remain that way forever.

Anyone who knows Cary would agree that he was a great human being who absolutely loved thoroughbred horse racing. When he moved his tack to New York, we met on numerous occasions to go to the racetrack as well as frequent the NYC OTB parlor on Maiden Lane in Manhattan. Together, we rocked that OTB as we made some healthy scores while loudly rooting home soooo many winners.

Cary was very erudite when it came to exploring numbers. Pace is what intrigued him the most and that fervent desire to develop his own pace figures paid off as he became the founding father of Equiform.

When I was hired to host the NYC OTB show Out of the Gate, my boss Brian Flynn asked me if I knew anyone who could complement me on the program. I immediately said my good friend, Cary Fotias. Along with Dan Illman, Cary and I hosted many shows together. Cary was hilarious and a great storyteller, sometimes to a fault because, when we had a live show, I had to control Cary's pace because he was so excited about the subject manner. A 45 minute show could have easily turned into a Jerry Lewis type marathon if I didn't rein him in. LOL!

Cary was also a devoted husband to his lovely wife Mary whom he adored. He often told me how supportive she was of him despite his long tedious hours perfecting his craft on a daily basis.

In closing, let me say that Cary left us way too soon. In retrospect, one can say he was the epitome of the 5-hour energy drink three times over!!! He was extremely passionate and had a fire in his belly for horse racing that will be sorely missed by everyone who had the fortune of knowing him. There will NEVER be another Cary.

God Bless,

Peter “Round” Rotondo Sr.
Dear friend of Cary's and co-star of “Horseplayers


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