Dave “The Horse Handicapping Authority” Schwartz joins Derek Simon of TwinSpires.com to discuss pick-3 and pick-4 wagering for the “casual” player. Bet sizing, ticket structure and other important considerations are discussed.In the Handicapping segment, Derek welcomes Paul Bessire of PredictionMachine.com. Paul is one of the foremost authorities on mathematically modeling and analyzing all sports and, prior to launching PredictionMachine.com, he served as the product manager of quantitative analysis and content for FoxSports Interactive.Paul talks about mathematical modeling of sporting events and, more importantly, gives his pick in the BCS National Championship game between Florida State and Auburn.
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.