Expert picks

Dive into a world of horses, Kentucky Derby tracks, and fashion with our expert picks. Stay updated on the latest news, stories, and trends that blend the elegance of equestrian culture.

The Kentucky Oaks

Expert picks November 22, 2023

Gasoline wins at Churchill Downs

Expert Pick of the Week: 2023 Clark Stakes at Churchill Downs

A very good field of 10 will vie in the $600,000 Clark S. (G2) at Churchill Downs on Friday.

Expert picks November 15, 2023

Hot and Sultry wins in The American Beauty S. at Oaklawn Park

Expert Pick of the Week: 2023 Chilukki Stakes

A total of nine fillies and mares will go postward in Saturday’s feature at Churchill Downs, the $300,000 Chilukki S. (G3).

Expert picks November 9, 2023

Grand Sonata arriving at Churchill Downs

Expert Pick of the Week: 2023 River City Stakes

An overflow field of 15 will travel 1 1/8 miles over the Churchill Downs lawn in Saturday’s $300,000 River City S. (G3).

Expert picks November 2, 2023

Locked breaking his maiden at Saratoga (Photo by Coglianese Photos)

Expert Pick of the Week: 2023 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile

Many talented two-year-old Thoroughbreds have assembled for Saturday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) at Santa Anita, a season-defining event that often determines the champion two-year-old male of the year.


Expert picks October 30, 2023

Inside the Kentucky Derby Podcast: Future Wager Pool 1 Preview and Street Sense Recap

Darren and KK discuss some of the early performers on The Road to the Kentucky Derby that will be in Pool 1 and how their morning line odds will fair.

Expert picks October 27, 2023

Expert Pick of the Week: 2023 Street Sense Stakes

A talented cast of eight juveniles will travel 1 1/16 miles in Sunday’s $200,000 Street Sense S. (G3) at Churchill Downs. The opening day co-feature attracted multiple nice prospects that could be important players heading into the 2024 season.

Expert picks September 21, 2023

Expert Pick of the Week: 2023 Chicago Stakes

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Expert picks September 11, 2023

How do our Wagering Experts see it?

Learn how to bet on the Kentucky Derby with tips from our racing experts.

Expert picks March 25, 2021

Expert Pick of the Week: 2021 Jeff Ruby Steaks

A full field of 12 will aim to receive qualifying points in the $250,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) at Turfway Park on Saturday. The 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby challenge series event will reward the top-four finishers with points on a 100-40-20-10...

Expert picks March 16, 2021

Expert Pick of the Week: Louisiana Derby on March 20

Who should I bet in the Louisiana Derby?
A total of eight talented sophomores aiming for the Run for the Roses on May 1 will go postward in Saturday’s $1 million Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds. The 1 3/16-mile test is a key...