Delve into what makes the Breeders’ Cup so cool: why it’s the single richest day in North American sports, how horses get in the gate, what the winning connections get, who wins, and why it’s a celebration of all sides of the business.
Handicapping big-day cards is way more fun with friends… Steve Bortstein joins us to talk theories & tactics & best bets for the Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby. We go beyond the usual favorites vs longshots chitchat and retrain our brains to think about this year’s race differently. (please note: recorded prior to King Guillermo … Continued
When you’re gathered around the TV watching the Kentucky Derby, why not impress your friends with some inside information and expert tips you won’t see on the network broadcast? We’ve got you covered!
Putting in a safe racetrack takes more than running to your neighborhood home improvement store & grabbing some sod. There is a ton of science that goes into the process of laying a foundation that drains properly & making a surface that is safe enough to run over & hearty enough to withstand weather. So … Continued
Given that we’re less than a month out from the #KyDerby, now feels like a good time to take a look at the horses we’re going to be talking about for the big dance
We’ve talked on prior Feed Bag episodes about what type of race the Kentucky Derby is & how astronomical the odds are of making the field… but what about the race itself: How does the field come together? What type of horse wins it? What happens after they win?
Learn the basics of betting: what it is, where you can do it, when you can do it, how you can do it + how much you can win… and find out the 2 most important tips to keep in mind any time you wager!
Introducing #TheFeedBag! Answering your questions about the basics of horse racing: why young horses aren’t just magically race-ready, what happens when careers are over, and discovering the sport’s levels. And find out why this sport is cooler than any other you could be watching!
There’s more to NFL games than players just showing up to the stadium on a Sunday morning, suiting up, and rolling out onto the field. The same is true for horse racing: it takes people on both the backstretch & front stretch to make the races hopefully giddy up without a hitch. Longtime official Stu … Continued
Molly Jo Rosen
Molly Jo Rosen’s pony punditry is rooted in 30+ years around horses and nearly two decades working all sides of the Thoroughbred industry: from TVG to Churchill Downs, Puglisi Racing to BetAmerica, Bluewater Sales to Three Chimneys Farm, Sunland Park to Woodbine Racetrack and Remington Park. You might have seen her on NBC-TV affiliates in Louisville and Baltimore talking Triple Crown, or heard her on FoxSportsRadio and ESPN, or read her stories on the New York Times’ Rail Blog and in Southern Gaming Magazine. Molly Jo is also one of the few female clockers in the industry, has managed top tier Thoroughbreds, and has produced betting tip sheets for races on six continents. Follow her on twitter at @MollyJoRosen.