Horse Betting Picks

Kentucky Derby Betting Preview

Written by Chris S | Saturday, May 7th, 2016

The best two minutes in sports is set for its 142nd annual installment, and the buzz is tremendous around this year’s installment.  There isn’t an American Pharaoh to dominate the conversation, but there is a prohibitive favorite in Nyquist at 3:1.  But he is by no means the overwhelming can’t miss pick like last year’s […]

2015 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks and Preview

Written by Kevin M | Friday, June 5th, 2015

Note from Kevin: This is another guest post by our horse racing expert Matt Dinerman (@3coltshandicap), who is the new track announcer at the Emerald Downs.  Enjoy! California Chrome’s loss in the Belmont Stakes was a heartbreaking one for not just the connections of the horse, but for the entire horse racing community. Luckily, we […]

2015 Preakness Stakes Picks and Preview

Written by Kevin M | Friday, May 15th, 2015

American Pharoah, Firing Line, and Dortmund: The Rematch By Matt Dinerman *Note from Kevin: I’ve hired Matt to provide us with a Preakness Stakes preview and his wagering picks after everyone enjoyed his Kentucky Derby preview and winning picks.  Enjoy and please share! Trainer Bob Baffert has won four Kentucky Derby’s in his illustrious training […]

Kentucky Derby 141 Picks and Betting Preview

Written by Kevin M | Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

Kentucky Derby 141: Bob Baffert vs. Everyone Else By Matt Dinerman  (*Note from Kevin: I wanted to hire a real horse racing expert for today’s race, so I brought in Matt to cover the Kentucky Derby for us) Affirmed. Citation. Seattle Slew. Secretariat. Sunday Silence. War Admiral. This is just a small sample of the […]

146th Belmont Stakes Pick – June 7th

Written by Chris S | Saturday, June 7th, 2014

The third jewel of the Triple Crown is this afternoon, and the big question we have to ask ourselves as wagerers is an interesting one; do you believe in legend and jinx? Do you believe that past anomalies regarding events that occurred long before today’s racehorses were even born impact future results? Or do you […]

139th Preakness Stakes Picks – May 17th

Written by Chris S | Saturday, May 17th, 2014

The 139th running of the Preakness at Pimlico will be dramatic for one reason; can anyone knock off California Chrome? He went off as a prohibitive favorite at the Kentucky Derby and he goes into the gates today as an even more overwhelming pick to take the second leg of the Triple Crown. There’s nothing […]

2014 Kentucky Derby Preview

Written by Chris S | Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

The Kentucky Derby is a major, must-see event, even for non-regular horse racing fans, which I suspect many of you might be… Last year we hit a nice winner in our Derby column, and while overconfidence is the enemy of many a wagerer, we will try to replicate the success and see if we can […]

The Preakness Stakes Free Picks – May 18th

Written by Chris S | Saturday, May 18th, 2013

The second leg of horse racing’s triple crown in the afternoon, and like every Preakness, the casual observer has only one real question; can the Derby winner strike again and make the Belmont must-see television? While Orb certainly has a chance to edge closer to history, he certainly shouldn’t have an easy day.  He will […]

Kentucky Derby Picks – May 4th

Written by Chris S | Saturday, May 4th, 2013

It’s the biggest day of the year in Horse Racing, at least in terms of general interest and wagering by the general public.  It’s is also one of the most widely wagered upon event in all of sports – a day that has a real advantage for the initiated considering how horse racing odds work… […]

2012 Belmont Stakes Longshot Pick

Written by Kevin | Saturday, June 9th, 2012

The mid-runners in this Saturday’s 144th running of the Belmont Stakes will all be long shots with giants like I’ll Have Another and Union Rags leading the pack, but to exclude any pony that has made it to this stage in his career would be a mistake. **NOTE: I’ll Have Another has been scratched.  This […]