Darin Zoccali

Darin Zoccali grew up around horse racing, visiting The Meadowlands and other nearby racetracks on a weekly basis with his father throughout his childhood. He would go on to become the morning line oddsmaker and track handicapper for The Meadowlands before becoming the Director of Racing Operations at the age of 29. Darin was also a fixture on The Meadowlands television broadcasts and spent many years calling races at over a dozen racetracks. From there, Darin moved onto TVG where he worked in VIP Operations before finding a home with Churchill Downs Incorporated in a similar role while also providing handicapping videos for TwinSpires. In addition, Darin is one of the partners in ThoroughCrowd which has a stable of Thoroughbred racehorses. In his free time, Darin enjoys golf, traveling with his family and coaching his son's basketball team.

Belmont Picks: Darin Zoccali's Belmont at the Big A picks for Sept. 22

Thu Sep 22 2022Darin Zoccali

Darin Zoccali's offers his Belmont at the Big A picks for the Sept. 22 card.
Belmont Picks: Darin Zoccali's picks for Sept. 16 at BAQ

Fri Sep 16 2022Darin Zoccali

Darin Zoccali's offers his picks for the Friday Belmont at Aqueduct card.
How Darin Zoccali scooped Indiana Grand's Pick 5 July 26

Tue Jul 27 2021Darin Zoccali

I had a horse running Monday afternoon at Indiana Grand, and she happened to kick off a Pick 5 sequence.