Lightweight Long Shots Give Hefty Return NORMAN DASH, TIMES STAFF WRITER and BETTING THE SYSTEMS will be published each Monday in the P.M. Final edition of The Times. It is written by staff writer Norman Dash, a newspaperman for 30 years. Dash is the author of two books, "Great Betting Systems" and "How to Win With Great Betting Systems." His column, "Great Betting Systems," ran weekly for two years in the Los Angeles Herald Examiner.