Bet America Radio Network How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Gotham, Tampa Bay Derby, & Derby Future

No San Felipe Stakes? No problem! It's still a huge weekend on the Kentucky Derby trail with the Gotham Stakes, Tampa Bay Derby, and Jeff Ruby Steaks all offering lucrative points to the First Saturday in May. Emily Gullikson of OptixEQ joins Ed DeRosa to discuss handicapping the Tampa Bay Derby and Gotham Stakes as well as how to watch races for clues on potential performance further down the Derby trail--an especially germane topic as Saturday's races coincide with Kentucky Derby Future Wager 3 that opens Friday and [...]

Post Time w/ Mike and Mike Harness Show 2/21/19

Mike and Mike talk harness every Thursday morning in the BetAmerica Radio Network. This week featured Eric Cherry, Cubbie Van Wagoner, Dawnelle Mock, and Jeff & Janine Gesek

BetAmerica Radio Network How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: The Risen Star Stakes

The How To Bet Horse Racing podcast moves to the BetAmerica Radio Network. This week, host Ed DeRosa talks to BetAmerica analyst Scott Shapiro about the Risen Star Stakes, the first Kentucky Derby Championship Series part 1 race of the 2019 season. For FREE Ultimate Past Performances, CLICK HERE. For all handicapping reports for the 12-race card that includes a $200,000 guaranteed all-stakes Pick 4, CLICK HERE. The Risen Star features a rematch of the Lecomte Stakes with 5 also [...]

Five of Larry Collmus’ Great Racecalls

Today in the BetAmerica Radio Network we were joined by NYRA and Breeders' Cup announcer Larry Collmus. You can listen to the interview HERE . Larry has had a diverse career of thirty years and has called many of the most important races around the country. Here are a few of my favorites. 1. American Pharoah's Triple Crown This video has over 1.8 million views on Youtube, so it's likely one of the most viewed racecalls ever if you consider [...]

Father’s Day and the Races

BARN host Jason Beem looks back on what Father's Day meant to him.  You can listen to Jason on the BetAmerica Radio Network five days a week on BetAmerica Extra or on iTunes. Father’s Day is often a great day at many racetracks across the country. Kids take Dad out to the races and they enjoy the early summer sun and hopefully pick some winners. I usually go to the track on Father’s Day as well, but not with my [...]

By |June 15th, 2016|Categories: BARN, RacingWire|Tags: , |

My Five Worst Kentucky Derby Picks

By: Jason Beem Up until 2014 I’d never had my top pick win the Kentucky Derby. I picked long shots, I picked chalk, I picked the “Wise Guy” horse, and nothing ever seemed to work out. Finally California Chrome got me off the hook and then American Pharoah made it two in a row. I know, real tough picks huh? Well I take pride in them so let me be happy. But man, looking back over the Derby’s of yesteryear, [...]

7 times racing got Awk(ward)

My friend Carly always uses the term “Awk” which is what the kids apparently say instead of spelling out the word awkward. Well there have always been plenty of awkward moments in horse racing, but these are the seven times I remember thinking “well this is awkward”. 1. Harry Aleo Interview about Lost in the Fog Quint Kessenich was toast the minute he asked the first question. “What is the current price tag on this horse?” Huh? What the hell [...]

By |February 29th, 2016|Categories: BARN, Horses, Jockeys, Thoroughbreds|Tags: , , , |