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TwinSpires is the official online wagering site of Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby, and our players can wager on virtually every Thoroughbred, Harness, and Quarter Horse race throughout North America plus a full slate of international content. TwinSpires is a fresh, bottom-up approach to account wagering that combines the latest online technology with the best racing content, backed by the integrity and tradition of Churchill Downs, home of the world-famous Kentucky Derby. You can participate in our regular Racing podcasts, as our team from TwinSpires and Brisnet discuss the latest in horse racing news and handicapping.

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TwinSpires' Derek Simon discusses all the latest happenings in the Sport of Kings, including a recap of the current news and a preview of some of the big weekend races. The show features insightful guests along with expert handicapping as well. Join in the fun at (347) 855-8641.
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Host Derek Simon recaps "Super Saturday" and offers a bevy of Breeders' Cup stats sure to cure insomnia. * What BC race best suits Bayern? * Which sophomore star fits the profile of a Breeders' Cup Classic winner: California... more

In the News & Notes segment, host Derek Simon discusses a great article in The Guardian entitled "Scratching the surface: US racing looks to track conditions to lower injury rates." Then, he takes up the bizarre tale of a feud between a... more Director of Marketing Ed DeRosa & Managing Partner Dan Zucker discuss the $1-million races on Saturday at Parx: The Cotillion for fillies and the Pennsylvania Derby for males. The former has... more

Host Derek Simon discusses the announced closing of Suffolk Downs after 79 years of hosting thoroughbred racing, relating it to the closing of Longacres Park in 1992. In the I Need to Know segment, Derek explains how handicapping... more

Host Derek Simon discusses the retirement of Palace Malice as well as the changing economic conditions of the game. In the I Need to Know segment, Derek talks about racing statistics and ?truisms? and how they must be viewed... more

Host Derek Simon gives listeners the finger — literally — as he explains his recent absence from social media, pays tribute to Tom Durkin, and discusses the gutsy performance of Wise Dan in last Saturday's Bernard... more

Ed DeRosa & Dan Zucker take an in-depth, horse by horse, look at the Woodward Stakes on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Last week's Travers Stakes podcast had all sorts of things right about that race: Wicked Strong as a top... more

TwinSpires' Derek Simon recaps the Travers Stakes and the Pacific Classic and discusses the role of a jockey in the ?I Need to Know? segment. In a special ?Racing History? segment, all-time greats Round Table, Ribot, John Henry, Sea... more

Ed DeRosa of and Dan Zucker of take an in-depth look at the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course with horse-by-horse analysis of the Midsummer Derby based on proprietary data from and... more

TwinSpires' Derek Simon discusses a Paulick Report piece on potential pool manipulation at Thistledown (say that three times fast) and opines on how to determine and capitalize on efficient and inefficient pari-mutuel markets. Lastly,... more
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