The Players’ Pool will use its expert wagering strategies to work for you by offering a $100,000 (cap) pool. The pool will utilize those funds to select the group tickets that the contributing members share proportionately. TwinSpires Players can jump into the pool for as little as $10. Don’t get shut out! The Players’ Pool is designated to be educational and fun and in no way guarantees a winning wager.
Belmont Stakes 145 Players’ Pool recap (6/8):
The TwinSpires.com Players’ Pool wagered $90,550 on the Belmont Stakes card on June 8, 2013, at Belmont Park, and had a pre-tax return of $67,357.50 after hitting the Pick 6 for $4 plus 55 consolation payoffs as well as the Belmont Stakes superfecta for $5 at $10,301 each.
Together with its $374.40 from seven Pick 6 consolation payoffs on Friday, June 7, the total return for the Belmont Stakes weekend players pool is $67,731.90. Certain wagers are subject to automatic withholding, and the after tax amount that will be distributed to players is $51,686.90. This is about $5.16 for every $10 contributed.
Thank you for participating in the TwinSpires.com Players Pool. Look for another one wherever a carryover is brewing!
Belmont Stakes 145 Players’ Pool Panel
Ed DeRosa – Ed is the Director of Marketing for Bloodstock Research Information Services (Brisnet.com) and a lifelong Thoroughbred racing enthusiast and astute handicapper. Ed joined Churchill Downs Inc. following nine years as a writer and editor with Thoroughbred Times. Ed will serve as “Captain” of the Players’ Pool for all major events including Breeders’ Cup, Kentucky Derby, Belmont Stakes and any other major multi-day carryover pools.
Michael Beychok – Michael is a lifelong horse racing enthusiast who reached the pinnacle of the sport as a horseplayer when winning the 2011 National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas after qualifying on TwinSpires.com. His prizes included $1-million and an Eclipse Award. He is a horse owner and breeder who works in the direct mail business.
Patrick McGoey – Patrick McGoey has won the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge in consecutive years and was on the December 8, 2012 Players’ Pool team that scooped the Pick 6 at Aqueduct. The New Orleans attorney successfully tabbed Orb as this year’s Kentucky Derby winner.
The TwinSpires Players’ Pool has been
an ongoing, unique offering of TwinSpires.com since 2009, but it’s rich
history dates back as early as 2004 with AmericaTab.
The Pool has had several scores over the years including hitting the 2007 Kentucky Derby Pick 6 twice for over $460,000, taking down two New York carryovers in 2010 for over $400,000 each as well as capturing over $300,000 on the Thursday following the 2011 Kentucky Derby which featured a massive Pick 6 carryover.
The pool is an exciting, easy way to learn more about online wagering, betting exotic wagers and playing the horses. The Players’ Pool is designated to be educational and fun and in now way guarantees a winning wager.