Big Breeders' Cup Show! If you want trainers, jockeys or owners droning on about why their horse is “best,” you’re out of luck, but if you want non-stop handicapping talk, statistics and money management theories, you’ve come to the right place.In the News & Notes segment, Ed DeRosa and Derek Simon discuss Royal Delta and Game On Dude, the ban on Lasix in juvenile races (Derek has stats) and constructing pick-3 and pick-6 tickets, as well as other BC-related material.Dave Schwartz of thehorsehandicappingauthority.com makes his usual appearance in the U. of Bet segment to talk about workouts — what matters and what doesn’t — as well as the “1st Annual Thanksgiving Improve Your Game Seminar,” a FREE online seminar that he will be hosting on Nov. 13.Lastly, in the Handicapping segment, Derek explains his BC betting strategy and looks specifically at the Ladies Classic and the Classic.
Welcome to the TwinSpires Blog. Our contributors will be continually updating posts to offer commentary, insight, advice and expert opinions on horse racing and wagering. The goal is to help you win more and become a better all around horse player.
TwinSpires' horse racing author, handicapper, and podcast host, Derek Simon of Denver, Colo. offers his insightful, humorous and sometimes controversial take on the horse racing industry. He even publishes the ROI on the picks he gives out.
TwinSpires' harness racing expert, Frank Cotolo follows all of the big North American circuits throughout the year, providing the best value picks and latest news from the sulky.
The Director of Marketing for Bloodstock Research Information Services (BRIS) 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.
A writer and editor who has been following horse racing for fifteen years. Peter has written books for the Daily Racing Form Press; Crown; and Simon and Schuster; among other publishers, and regular features in The Horseplayer Magazine.
A television racing analyst for Churchill Downs, Jill has earned acclaim and a loyal audience throughout Thoroughbred racing.