Ed DeRosa of Brisnet.com and Derek Simon from Denver, CO discuss the Vox Populi Award, as well as the Eclipse Award... and the Grammys.In the U. of Bet segment, Dave Schwartz of thehorsehandicappingauthority.com gives his opinion on maiden races, while Dave Rubin of Rabbi Where Productions talks about an interesting new bobblehead his company is producing — just in time for the holidays.Lastly, in the Handicapping segment, Derek gives out a lousy pick at Finger Lakes, along with some better ones (hopefully) from other tracks.
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.