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  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – Nov. 3-5

    Coming off one of the most thrilling MLB World Series in recent memory with the Houston Astros winning in seven games, the first weekend in November keeps the betting action going at BetAnySports. The race to the College Football Playoff offers up seven head-to-head matchups between nationally-ranked teams this Saturday that could have a major […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – June 9-11

    The big question for sports bettors this weekend at BetAnySports is can the Golden State Warriors complete their epic run to the 2017 NBA Championship with a perfect 16-0 record straight-up after taking a commanding 3-0 series lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Golden State extended its lead in this best-of-seven showdown to three games with […]

  • The Preakness and the 2nd Leg of the Triple Crown

    By Ray Nelson Race fans should know that the Preakness Stakes is the Triple Crowns 2nd race with the 1st being the Kentucky Derby and the 3rd and final leg of the TC is the Belmont Stakes. The 1st Preakness stakes was run back in 1873 and this year’s 2017 edition is the 142nd edition […]

  • Betting Tips For The Kentucky Derby

    Important betting notes for the Derby   By Mike Sullivan The Kentucky Derby is one of the most exciting sporting events of the year. It’s truly a spectacle and an American tradition at Churchill Downs. I always watch it every single year. However, this year I will be getting dressed up and attending a Kentucky […]

  • Kentucky Derby Betting Options at Online Sportsbooks

    By Dave Schwab Even people that do not follow horse racing know that the Kentucky Derby is the biggest event of the year in this sport. You could also go as far to say that even people that do not bet on sports may be looking to get in on some betting action for this […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – May 5-7

    BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – May 5-7 By Dave Schwab From playoff action in both the NBA and the NHL to ‘The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports’ with the running of the 143rd Kentucky Derby, the first weekend in May offers up some great sports betting action right across the board at BetAnySports. One of […]

  • The 1st Leg of the Triple Crown | The Kentucky Derby

    By Ray Nelson As the Triple Crown season of horse racing is just around the corner, it’s time to review the 1st leg/race of the 3 races for this event, which takes place this coming Saturday the 6th of May 2017, being the Kentucky Derby which is held at Churchill Downs race track in Louisville, […]

  • Tips for Finding the Right Online Sportsbook for Triple Crown Racing

    By Dave Schwab This past Saturday’s $1 million dollar Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park marks the end of the 2017 Kentucky Derby prep season and the start of the countdown to annual “Run for the Roses” at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 6. While the actual 20-horse field for this year’s Kentucky Derby still has […]

  • Using an Online Sportsbook to Bet On the Kentucky Derby Trail

    Most sports bettors would agree that the Kentucky Derby is the single biggest horse race of the season. The famous “Run for the Roses” signals the start of the spring’s Triple Crown racing season and it also sets the stage for some of the biggest races in the annual Breeders’ Cup in early November. Leading […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – Jan. 27-29

    Sports bettors will have to endure their first weekend without football in almost five months unless you want to bet on Sunday’s NFL Pro Bowl, but there is plenty of other betting action on the board at BetAnySports over the next few days. College basketball moves to the top of the list with a couple […]

  • Picks, Predictions and Advice For The 2016 Breeder’s Cup Classic

    The Breeders’ Cup Classic is one of the best and biggest horse races in the world. The $3.3 million purse is pretty crazy in itself. No, the Breeder’s Cup is not a part of the Triple Crown, but it’s still a huge sporting event. It’s one of the most expensive horse races in the world. […]

  • Betting the 2016 Breeders’ Cup at Your Favorite Sportsbook

    Most avid sports bettors also enjoy betting on horses from time to time, especially when some of the major graded stakes races are on the card. Most everyone will bet on the three Triple Crown races in late spring, but the biggest betting event of the year takes place in early November with the running […]

  • Tips for Building Your Pay Per Head Racebook Action for the 2016 Breeders’ Cup

    If you are an independent sport bookmaker that also runs your own racebook for horse racing through a Pay Per Head site, then you already know just how lucrative an event like the Breeders’ Cup can be to your overall bottom line. This two-day racing event featuring 13 races ranging from $1 million in prize […]

  • Cash In on the 2016 Breeders’ Cup with Pay Per Head

    While most sports bettors probably think of the Kentucky Derby as the biggest horse race of the year, the two-day Breeders’ Cup in late fall with a race card of 13 events is by far the biggest betting opportunity of the year when it comes to thoroughbred horse racing. The total prize purses alone for […]

  • California Chrome On Rail in Pacific Classic

    By Charles Jay Maybe the question as we head toward the Pacific Classic isn’t whether California Chrome can win a fifth straight race and out a virtual stranglehold on the Horse of the Year award for the second time in three years; whether Beholder, who became the first female ever to win this race, can […]

  • How it all began for me in this industry

    By The Rex Factor It all began when I had just turned 10, was given a pittance of an allowance and strongly urged by my conservative parents that nothing good came out of gambling. Still, May 2, 1987 would be a life-altering day for me. I was a rebellious type growing up. My dad chose […]

  • Belmont Stakes – And the Winner Is….

    By Charles Jay Not only is it a very new experience for all thirteen starters in the Belmont Stakes to be going a mile and a half, it will be a singular experience for almost all of them. Such is the uniqueness of this race that is run over “Big Sandy” in Elmont, NY. It’s […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview

    BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – June 10-12 The NBA Finals kick things off this weekend for bettors with Game 4 between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers and the NHL Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks continue on Sunday night with Game 6. Also in the mix […]

  • Exaggerator Wins Preakness Despite Saturday Blip on Stradivari

    By The Rex Factor Exaggerator won Saturday’s Preakness Stakes in Baltimore and will ship to Belmont Park for what could be a rubber match of the Triple Crown races with Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist. Both are tentatively slated to run in the Belmont on June 11. The big story from that race, at least for […]

  • Time For Exaggerator Over Nyquist in Preakness?

    By Charles Jay Well, there is no getting around it – the weather is going to be a factor in the Preakness Stakes. There have already been accidents on the card; one horse took a spill and was killed, while the jockey sustained a broken collarbone. Of course, these conditions on a sloppy track bring […]

  • Canterbury’s Changes Could Stir Horse Racing Pot

    By The Rex Factor When the average person in the street is asked about horse racing, they might know who Bob Baffert and his snowy-white hair is, what his horse American Pharoah did last year or where Churchill Downs is located. Beyond that, it’s a stretch to get the average Joe to know anything more […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview

    BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – May 20-22 The month of May presses on and so does the march toward a world title in both the NBA and the NHL with the conference finals of the playoffs in full swing this weekend. Also on the slate is the next leg of the Triple Crown racing season […]

  • Exaggerator tries to turn tables on Nyquist in Preakness

    By The Rex Factor Nyquist looks to become the fourth horse in five years to go to New York with two legs of the Triple Crown under his belt. From everything most astute horsemen have seen coming out of his Kentucky Derby win and into Pimlico Race Course for this Saturday’s Preakness Stakes, all systems […]

  • Nyquist’s Strong Kentucky Derby Stamps Him Heavy Favorite in Preakness

    By The Rex Factor Unbeaten Nyquist rolled to victory in Saturday’s Kentucky Derby, hanging near the front for most of the race before wearing down 19 rivals in the stretch to win his eighth start against no career defeats. The 2.3-to-1 favorite paid $6.60 to win coming out of the 13th post and looms an […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview

    BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – May 6-8 It will be a busy weekend for sports bettors with plenty of action in the NBA and the NHL conference semifinals round of the playoffs and as an added bonus BetAnySports has released a full set of betting odds and props for this Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill […]

  • All You Need to Know About the Kentucky Derby

    This weekend, the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby is set. Nyquist is the current favorite at America’s Bookie at +225 with Mohaymen and Exaggerator next at +600. Be sure to visit the best offshore sportsbook to place a wager on the first leg of the Triple Crown. Thе Kеntuсkу Dеrbу iѕ a horse rасе […]

  • BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview

    BetAnySports Weekend Betting Preview – April 9-10 There is a little bit of everything on the betting board at BetAnySports heading into the second weekend of April. The NBA and NHL regular seasons continue to wind down in anticipation of the start of the playoffs later this month, while the new MLB regular season is […]

  • Derby Preps Heat Up, Anticipation of First Saturday in May

    By The Rex Factor The first two of the 100-point (basically, win-and-you’re-in) Kentucky Derby prep races were contested Saturday. One was halfway around the world in Dubai, while the other was at the Fair Grounds in Louisiana. Kentucky-bred Lani is headed home after winning the UAE Derby at 1 3/16 miles. He’ll be representing Japan […]

  • Belmont Stakes Betting – American Phraoah For the Triple Crown? We’ll “C-J” About That

    By Charles Jay Obviously the focus in the Belmont Stakes is squarely on American Pharoah, will try to become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978. Twelve horses since then have tried to win the Belmont after winning the first two legs of the Triple Crown; none have succeeded, and […]

  • Childhood Memories of the Last Triple Crown Winners and American Pharaoh

    I remember when I was growing up how everyone said it had been 25 years since Citation won the Triple Crown and that it probably won’t be done again. Then when I was 11 years old in 1973 a “Super Horse” came along and broke that glass ceiling. His name was Secretariat. Big Red was […]

  • 147th Edition of Belmont Stakes! 3rd leg of the ‘Triple Crown’ Saturday 6/6/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY ‘Belmont Stakes’ Betting Horse-by-Horse – Preview and Picks By Bill Cloutier Here we go again. Thirteen times since Affirmed won the Triple Crown in 1978 has a horse entered the Belmont Stakes with a chance to make history and each time they’ve failed. What makes this year different? Here’s a look at the […]

  • NBA FINALS! Thursday Service Plays 6/4/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY Warriors host Cavs in Game #1  By Zach Cohen CLEVELAND CAVALIERS (65-31) at GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS (79-18) NBA Finals GAME #1 Tip-off: Thursday, 9:05 p.m. ET Line: Golden State -6.0, Total: 202.5 The Warriors look to take a 1-0 lead when they host the Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday. […]

  • Stanley Cup Finals! Wednesday Service Plays 6/3/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY   Lightning, Blackhawks meet in Game 1 Wednesday by Zach Cohen  CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS (60-32-7) at TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING (62-32-8) “Stanley Cup Finals Game 1”: Wednesday, 8:05 p.m. ET Line: Chicago +110, Tampa Bay -130, Total: 5.0 The Blackhawks’ quest for a third championship in the past six seasons begins when they face the […]

  • Wednesday Service Plays 5/27/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY Game of the Day: Rockets at Warriors ** Houston Rockets at Golden State Warriors (-10.5, 215.5) Warriors lead series 3-1 The Golden State Warriors take a second swipe at finishing off Houston when they host the suddenly torrid Rockets in Wednesday’s Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Houston remained alive with a […]

  • Preakness Stakes Odds — Can We Get a Decent Trifecta?

    By Charles Jay With the top three finishers in the Kentucky Derby returning for the Preakness, and no major inflitrators who didn’t start at Churchill Downs a couple of weeks ago, it does not look like this shapes up as a race where we are going to see a big payout in the exotics. Perhaps […]

  • Betting on the Preakness — It Looks Like Pharoah and the Usual Suspects

    By Charles Jay The Kentcuky Derby has a huge field (20 horses); we all know that. But that collection of Triple Crown hopefuls reduces significantly when the second leg is run. The Preakness Stakes, which is slated for Saturday (post time 6:18 PM ET) will have only eight starters. And not all of the potential […]

  • 140th Preakness Stakes! Saturday Service Plays 5/16/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY Preakness Stakes Betting Horse-by-Horse Preview and Picks By Bill Cloutier Twenty years ago, trainer D. Wayne Lukas sent out two horses in the Preakness Stakes and Timber Country, who finished third in the Kentucky Derby two weeks prior, beat the Derby winner, Thunder Gulch. Thunder Gulch then came back to win the Belmont […]

  • Saturday Service Plays 5/16/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY Five To Follow MLB Betting: Saturday, May 16, 2015 Opening Line Report by Alan Matthews It’s about time that the Tampa Bay Rays got some good pitching news. The team has lost excellent young starters Alex Cobb and Drew Smyly to season-ending arm injuries, with Cobb undergoing Tommy John surgery and Smyly almost […]

  • Friday Service Plays 5/15/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY NBA Odds and Predictions: Friday, May 15 Opening Line Report and Handicapping by Alan Matthews I am neither a Washington Wizards nor Atlanta Hawks fan. Don’t hate them, they just don’t much register with me. Blah. But I feel compelled to root for Washington on Friday night. Nope, I don’t think I will […]

  • Thursday Service Plays 5/14/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY NBA Odds and Predictions: Thursday, May 14 Opening Line Report and Handicapping by Alan Matthews Rather interesting that the New Orleans Pelicans decided to fire Coach Monty Williams now instead of right after being swept out of the first round by Golden State. Also interesting that the team apparently didn’t consult superstar Anthony […]

  • Sunday Service Plays 5/10/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY Game of the Day: Sunday’s NBA Playoff Action ♠♠Cleveland Cavaliers at Chicago Bulls (+1.5, 194.5) Bulls lead series 2-1 The Derrick Rose that makes clutch shots has returned and now the Chicago Bulls are in position to open up a 3-1 lead when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers in Sunday’s Eastern Conference semifinal […]

  • Saturday Service Plays 5/9/15

    by WINNERS_ONLY NBA Odds and Predictions: Saturday, May 9 Opening Line Report and Handicapping by Alan Matthews I don’t know about you, but I can’t remember an NBA playoffs where injuries have been such a factor. The Cavaliers, of course, are without Kevin Love. The Hawks lost a key bench player when he was hurt […]

  • American Pharoah unanimous choice for 3-year-old poll

    New York, NY ( – Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah is the unanimous selection among voters as the top sophomore in the NTRA 3-Year- Old Poll. Owned by Zayat Stables and trained by Bob Baffert, American Pharoah received all 47 first-place votes for 470 points following his one-length win over Firing Line in last Saturday’s […]

  • Firing Line getting mellow after Derby

    Baltimore, MD ( – A little peace and quiet is being enjoyed by Kentucky Derby runner-up Firing Line at Churchill Downs. Owned by Arnold Zetcher and trained by Simon Callaghan, Firing Line walked under the shedrow for approximately 30 minutes Monday morning. “He’s doing really well. Even the first day after the race, he was […]

  • Favorite American Pharoah wins Kentucky Derby

    Louisville, KY ( – American Pharoah took the lead down the stretch Saturday and held on to win the 141st Kentucky Derby. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, who rode California Chrome to a win in last year’s Derby, American Pharoah raced into the lead after the last turn and edged Firing Line for the narrow victory. […]

  • Kentucky Derby Betting — Head-to-Head Derby Matchups: Part 2

    By Charles Jay More Kentucky Derby matchups from America’s Bookie: CARPE DIEM -155 MATERIALITY +125 When you are looking at this matchup at America’s Bookie, part of your decision may involve whether you believe Materiality can put forth an outstanding showing, despite not having raced as a two-year-old. Remember that there is a lot of […]

  • Kentucky Derby Betting — Head-to-Head Derby Matchups: Part 1

    By Charles Jay Did you know that America’s Bookie has great head-to-head matchups for the Kentucky Derby? This is what we find most entertaining about the race. Obviously you can’t go to the track and bet like this. But you can really cash in your hose handicapping knowledge. Here are some of our selections for […]

  • Belmont Stakes champ Tonalist wins Westchester Handicap

    Elmont, NY ( – Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist came from off the pace to win Saturday’s $150,000 Westchester Handicap at Belmont Park. Tonalist, trained by Christophe Clement for Robert Evans, broke from the inside post with jockey Joe Bravo in the four-horse field of older horses. The 4-year-old, making his 2015 debut, was sent off […]

  • Private Zone wins, Bayern last in Churchill Downs Stakes

    Louisville, KY ( – Private Zone, the 5-2 second choice, shook loose down the stretch in winning Saturday’s $500,000 Churchill Downs Stakes as Breeders’ Cup Classic winner Bayern finished last. Bayern was the 4-5 favorite for his 2015 debut race with his regular rider Martin Garcia in the saddle. The 4-year-old colt was racing just […]

  • Free Picks : Private Stock Saturday at the AB Brink

    Three major events from all different sports has this first Saturday in May reaching for something special.  A Run for the Roses, Game Seven, and the Fight to End All Fights has many of us breaking open the bankroll for both funds and frivolity.  So join the Cashman today as we have three Free Picks […]