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Kentucky Derby Betting Guide

Betting Tips and Information for the Kentucky Derby The Kentucky Derby is the most popular betting race in the United States. It’s the Super Bowl of horse racing and creates considerable media attention and interest from casual sports fans and bettors along with industry insiders and horsemen. Known as “The most exciting two minutes in sports,” the Kentucky Derby generates huge betting action as America’s most wagered-on horse race. The Sport of Kings has clearly generated an ... More

Arkansas Derby Preview and Picks

Arkansas Derby is Final Major Kentucky Derby Prep The Kentucky Derby trail comes to an end Saturday, as the $1 million Arkansas Derby (G1) is the final 100-40-20-10 point prep race of the season. The Arkansas Derby has been run at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas since 1936 and contested at 9 furlongs (1 1/8 miles) every year (except 1945). Three Arkansas Derby winners have gone on to win the Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs, with the most recent Triple Crown winner American ... More

Restoring Hope in the Wood Memorial

Wood Memorial Winner Hasn’t Won Kentucky Derby Since 2000 It’s been nearly two decades since the Wood Memorial winner went on to win the Kentucky Derby. The last Wood – Derby double winner was Fusaichi Pegasus in 2000. Saturday’s running of the $750,000 Grade II Wood Memorial at Aqueduct offers some Enticing prospects looking to Restore Hope into the key Derby prep race. According to Super Screener Weekly and racing analysis by Mike Shutty, there are some key findings to ... More

Betting the Louisiana Derby

Will Another Longshot Win Louisiana Derby and Emerge on the Kentucky Derby Trail? It’s been a difficult for many handicappers and horsemen to determine a true Kentucky Derby contender you can count on, and this year’s Louisiana Derby on the deep Fair Grounds dirt is only likely to make the projections muddier. Saturday’s forecast in New Orleans should feature a fast track with partly cloudy skies and near 80 degree temps with winds up to 18 MPH but very little chance of precipitation. ... More

Solomini Ready to Explode in Rebel Stakes

Solomini Makes 2018 Debut in Rebel Stakes with Kentucky Derby Spot to Winner Race fans familiar with the great Curlin may want to tune in and watch his son Solomini run in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (G2) Saturday, March 17 at Oaklawn Park. The Rebel is a Kentucky Derby prep race where the winner earns 50 Derby points and stamps his ticket into the starting gate for the May 5 Kentucky Derby. The race is also the final major Derby prep contested at 1 1/16 miles. A solid field of 11 is ... More

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3

Bolt d’ Oro a Co-Favorite with the Field in Pool 3 of KDFW A big weekend of Kentucky Derby prep races are scheduled for Saturday, March 10, and Pool 3 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) opens it’s 3-day run March 9-11. The Kentucky Derby Future Wager has been a Kentucky Derby tradition since 1999. The KDFW Pool 3, which enables bettors to wager on 23 possible Kentucky Derby contenders plus a pari-mutuel field eight weeks in advance of the May 5 Kentucky Derby, will open Frid... More

National Horseplayers Championship Begins in Las Vegas

The National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) precedes the Kentucky Derby Betting Championship (KDBC) and is the Biggest Betting Event of the Year. The Road to the Kentucky Derby may be in full stride with 16 Derby prep races completed and the biggest races coming in March with the Championship Series. But this weekend in Las Vegas is the horse handicapper’s largest event of the year. THE “Super Bowl” of horse racing where horse players participate in the NTRA National Horseplay... More

Super Bowl Proposition Popularity is Big Business for Sports books

The Super Bowl, the SuperProp Guru & Brady’s Sixth Ring Atlanta had taken command a year ago in Super Bowl LI. On a couch at a friend’s Super Bash in his Spanish Trail casa, the Stratosphere on the strip in Las Vegas dominating the backyard view, I turned to him and inquired about odds on New England to win outright. He tapped a casino app on his smart phone. Sixteen-to-one, he said. We pondered it for several seconds. Lay 10 bucks, to get back $170? A hundred to return $1,700? ... More