Derek Simon of TwinSpires.com and Ed DeRosa of Brisnet.com discuss the Big ‘Cap and San Felipe Stakes, as well as the OBS Sales and pedigree handicapping.In the U. of Bet segment, Brian Zipse, managing editor of Horse Racing Nation, drops by to chat about the Kentucky Derby and give his thoughts on the top contenders and top pretenders for America’s greatest horse race.Lastly, in the Handicapping segment, Dave “The Horse Handicapping Authority” Schwartz opines on track variants: what are they and, to paraphrase Edwin Starr, “what are they good for?”
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.