Ed DeRosa

Ed DeRosa is a director of marketing for TwinSpires.com, the official wagering site of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs. Ed joined Churchill Downs Inc. as director of marketing of Brisnet.com in July 2011 following nine years as a writer and editor with Thoroughbred Times. He grew up in Cleveland and learned to love horse racing while going to Thistledown (now known as Jack Thistledown) with his grandfather. Before 2015, Ed had never seen a Triple Crown winner; he never saw an Indians World Championship but has high hopes for the Guardians. Ed's favorite horses are Ghostzapper, Rachel Alexandra, Sistercharlie, and Unique Bella.

Kentucky Oaks Winner Summerly dies of colic

Mon Aug 30 2021Ed DeRosa

Summerly, Winchell Thoroughbreds’ 2005 Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner who later sold to WinStar Farm for $3.3 million at the 2006 Fasig-Tipton November sale, died of colic earlier this year.
Ed DeRosa Declares Run For The Roses A Two-Horse Race

Tue Aug 25 2020Ed DeRosa

As discussions intensify around the Kentucky Derby, Handicapper Ed DeRosa, is feeling as optimistic as ever that he's identified the winner.
Will Rogers Downs & Fonner Park Picks for Mon, March 23

Mon Mar 23 2020Ed DeRosa

Ed DeRosa brings us a few nice prices throughout the 9-race card today at Will Rogers Downs. The strongest short-priced leans are during the middle of the card, but the late Pick 3 is looking like a snack.
How to Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Keeneland and the Shadwell Turf Mile

Fri Oct 04 2019Ed DeRosa

Host Ed DeRosa examines Keeneland's opening weekend and the Shadwell Turf Mile with guest Vance Hanson. Learn how they are playing the races.
Favorites Vulnerable in Stakes Trio That Closes Mandatory Payout Pick 6 at Churchill

Fri Sep 27 2019Ed DeRosa

Churchill Downs’ 20-cent Pick 6 with a 15% takeout will have a mandatory payout on Saturday, Sept. 28, and the challenging sequence concludes with a trio of stakes in which the morning line favorites in all three look opposable.
How to Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Santa Anita two-year-old stakes races

Wed Sep 25 2019Ed DeRosa

Emily Gullikson joins Ed DeRosa on the How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast to discuss Santa Anita and two-year-old racing in general and the Chandelier Stakes and American Pharoah Stakes specifically.
How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: The Iroquois & Pocahontas Stakes 2019

Fri Sep 13 2019Ed DeRosa

Host Ed DeRosa begins season 3 of the How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast with new sponsor TwinSpires!
How To Bet the 2019 Belmont Stakes Podcast

Fri Jun 07 2019Ed DeRosa

Danny Zucker of Predicteform.com returns to the How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast to discuss the 2019 Belmont Stakes, and both he and host Ed DeRosa have their eyes on beating the favorites and bucking the recent pace dynamic trend by going with a co ...
How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: The Beast Bets the Belmont Stakes

Mon Jun 03 2019Ed DeRosa

It's Belmont Stakes week, and who better to set the table for a stakes-laden Festival of Racing than Anthony Stabile, the New York Racing Association and Horse Racing Radio Network personality who has earned the nickname The Beast of the Belmont for ...
How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: How To Bet Pimlico Race Course Preakness Stakes Week

Wed May 15 2019Ed DeRosa

Preakness Stakes week at Pimlico Race Course means more than just the Preakness race, as there is a bevy of added money action on both Friday and Saturday at Old Hilltop. To help you navigate these big days of racing, Ed DeRosa welcomes John Scheinm ...
Radio Network How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Preliminary Thoughts on How To Bet the Preakness Stakes

Wed May 15 2019Ed DeRosa

Part of the Preakness Stakes handicapping puzzle is looking back at the Kentucky Derby, but with several "new shooter" contenders in this year's group there are more pieces than ever before to try to fit together.
Radio Network How To Bet the 2019 Kentucky Derby Podcast

Wed May 01 2019Ed DeRosa

No Omaha Beach? No problem for Ed DeRosa and Scott Shapiro, who discuss how they're betting America's most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby.
How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Pedigree Handicapping the Kentucky Derby

Thu Apr 25 2019Ed DeRosa

The most common question when handicapping the Kentucky Derby after "Who do you like" is "Can he get the distance?" A horse's pedigree is often used to help identify horses with a potential ability for 1 1/4 miles on dirt, but it can provide many ...