Preakness 138 Day Players' Pool

The TwinSpires Players' Pool will be going after the Jackpot Pick 5, Preakness Super High 5, guaranteed Pick 4's, select superfectas and other spot plays on Saturday, May 18th. at Pimlico Race Course.

The Players' Pool will use its expert wagering strategies to work for you be offering a $50,000 (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!

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Preakness 138 Day Players' Pool Panel

Ed DeRosa - Ed is the Director of Marketing for Bloodstock Research Information Services ( 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 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.

Players' Pool History

The TwinSpires Players' Pool has been an ongoing, unique offering of 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.