Danny Zucker of Predicteform.com returns to the How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast to discuss the 2019 Belmont Stakes, and both he and host Ed DeRosa have their eyes on beating the favorites and bucking the recent pace dynamic trend by going with a couple closers. Danny and Ed go through the Belmont Stakes field horse by horse and discuss why they landed on longshots to beat Preakness Stakes winner War of Will and Wood Memorial winner Kentucky Derby third-place [...]
Belmont Park (Carson Dennis) Exacta Box of the day for Belmont Park Race seven on Belmont Stakes Saturday at Belmont Park is the one-mile, Grade 1 $700,000 Acorn Stakes for 3-year-old fillies. The race attracted a field of nine fillies in what looks like one of the best betting opportunities on the 13-race card. What makes the 2019 Acorn such an attractive betting race figures to be a red-hot pace scenario that could set he race up to [...]
It's Belmont Stakes week, and who better to set the table for a stakes-laden Festival of Racing than Anthony Stabile, the New York Racing Association and Horse Racing Radio Network personality who has earned the nickname The Beast of the Belmont for his prowess in handicapping the Test of the Champion. Normally joined by Ed DeRosa on the Brisnet.com HRRN call-in show, Stabile takes his turn answering Ed's questions in this How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast episode focusing on [...]
Penn National Race Course's marquee race is the Penn Mile, which headlines a marquee card in Central Pennsylvania featuring MATCH Series races and a trio of 15% takeout Pick 4s. Former Turf writing adversaries Ed DeRosa (of Thoroughbred Times) and Tom Lamarra (of Blood Horse) have moved on in their careers and join forces to handicap the Penn Mile card with host Ed landing on a 10-to-1 morning line choice. For FREE Penn Mile Ultimate Past Performances from Brisnet.com, CLICK [...]
Harness Racing Memorial Day Harness Racing While the most lucrative stakes race of the weekend was contested at Yonkers Raceway on Saturday night, harness racing enthusiasts still had ample stakes action on Sunday afternoon and Memorial Day Monday at a trio of venues. Monday afternoon Vernon Downs in upstate New York presents both the $210,000 Empire Breeders Classic Final for three-year-old filly trotters and the $215,000 Empire Breeders Classic Final for three-year-old colt trotters. Both of them are [...]
Preakness Stakes week at Pimlico Race Course means more than just the Preakness race, as there is a bevy of added money action on both Friday and Saturday at Old Hilltop. To help you navigate these big days of racing, Ed DeRosa welcomes John Scheinman to the BetAmerica.com Radio Network How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast. Scheinman is a Maryland-based handicapper and multiple Eclipse Award-winning Turf writer. For handicapping reports for Preakness week at Pimlico, CLICK HERE.
No Omaha Beach? No problem for Ed DeRosa and Scott Shapiro, who discuss how they're betting America's most famous horse race, the Kentucky Derby. Ed & Scott are fans of trying to hit the Derby super, but they discuss strategy for various types of bets, and how they will employ that strategy around their key horses. Ed is swinging for the fences while Scott is playing a little smaller ball but has some longshots to like as well. For all [...]
With the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby right around the corner, let's take a look at the top 10 Kentucky Derby points winners and find out who their world famous athlete counterpart is based on their character, race history and connections. 1. Tacitus Juddmonte Farms' Bill Mott-trained gray colt is strong and athletic but lightly raced. The son of Tapit and champion mare Close Hatches clocked a Brisnet Speed Figure of 103 in the Wood Memorial (G2), which he [...]
The most common question when handicapping the Kentucky Derby after "Who do you like" is "Can he get the distance?" A horse's pedigree is often used to help identify horses with a potential ability for 1 1/4 miles on dirt, but it can provide many other clues to a horse's demeanor and aptitude for the demanding classic race. David M. Miller joins Ed DeRosa on BetAmerica.com's How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast to discuss how his use of pedigree has [...]
On this week's Who Do Ya Like Podcast on the Bet America Radio Network, host Scott Shapiro welcomes in Churchill Downs' handicapper and on-air analyst Joe Kristufek. Now in his 5th Kentucky Derby, Joe discusses his top contenders for the world's most famous horse racing and how he approaches the Greatest Two Minutes in Sports both as a handicapper and a bettor.