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September 13th, 2019

How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: The Iroquois & Pocahontas Stakes 2019

Host Ed DeRosa begins season 3 of the How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast with new sponsor TwinSpires!

August 16th, 2019

Promising Two-Year-Olds take center stage at Ellis Park

The Road to both the 2020 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Kentucky Oaks (G1) doesn’t officially begin until September 14 at Churchill Downs, but Sunday’s pair […]

May 1st, 2019

What to take away from Kentucky Derby contender works with clocker Gary Young

The special Kentucky Derby editions of Turf Talk features exclusive analysis with highly respected clocker Gary Young. Analysts Scott Shapiro and Ed DeRosa discuss with […]

April 21st, 2019

Sizing up major preps for 2019 Kentucky Derby

There were seven Kentucky Derby (G1) prep races run this year that gave 100 points to the winner and with remarkably few defections so far […]

April 12th, 2019

Late Pick 4 the play on 2019 Arkansas Derby Day

The $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) will top a fine 12-race card at Oaklawn Park on Saturday. My major focus on the day, other than […]

April 12th, 2019

Arkansas Derby BRIS Speed Report

The $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park serves as the final of seven major prep races for the 145th Kentucky Derby on May […]

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April 10th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Cardinal Conditions Stakes on the European Road to the Kentucky Derby

The Cardinal Conditions Stakes will be run as Race 4 at Chelmsford City on Thursday afternoon in Great Britain. It is the final leg of […]

April 8th, 2019

Quick takes on latest round of 2019 Kentucky Derby preps

Some quick impressions of last weekends’ major Kentucky Derby (G1) prep races. *** Slow tracks do not necessarily mean slow horses but the winning times […]

April 5th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Blue Grass Stakes

The $1 million Blue Grass Stakes (G2) will be run on Saturday as race 10 at Keeneland going 1 1/8 miles on the dirt. The […]

April 5th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Wood Memorial Stakes

The $750,000 Wood Memorial (G2) will be run on Saturday as Race 10 at Aqueduct going 1 1/8 miles on the dirt. The Wood Memorial […]

April 5th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 Santa Anita Derby

The $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1) will be run on Saturday as Race 8 at Santa Anita Park going 1 1/8 miles on the […]

March 29th, 2019

How to bet the 2019 UAE Derby

The $2.5 UAE Derby (G2) will be run on Saturday morning as Race 5 in Dubai at Meydan Racecourse. The huge purse and the same […]