How Much Money is Wagered on Horse Racing at Churchill Downs for Derby

The Kentucky Derby is a special event that happens each year at Churchill Downs. Even those that aren’t horse racing fanatics fill inclined to not only watch but wager on this big event. I found myself wondering just how much money was being wagered. What I found was staggering, considering we’re talking about something that lasts a mere… Read More »

Projected Winner & Betting Odds: Run For the Roses at Churchill Downs

We are less than a week away from the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby. The 2021 “Run for the Roses” is set to take place on Saturday, May 1st. The race takes place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Coverage for will start at 2:30pm ET on NBC. Post time is set for 7:01pm… Read More »

Live Derby Odds: Betting Favorites, Contenders & Rest of the Field

The 147th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 1 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. We are just a few days away from the big race. For everything that you need to know about betting this race, check out my Kentucky Derby Betting Guide. I’ll also have my win/place/show picks posted shortly… Read More »

Kentucky Derby Jockeys: Current Assignments & Historical Winning List

Each Kentucky Derby brings a new set of 3-year-olds to race on the biggest horse racing stage.  One constant is the familiar faces on top the backs of these horses. It only makes sense to provide these horses with the best jockeys. These aren’t your typical athletes that you see across other sports. Jockeys are typically very… Read More »

Horse Racing 101: Where & How to Bet on the Derby for Beginners

It’s time to get out those fancy hats, as we are quickly approaching the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby. It’s the biggest horse racing event of the year and arguably the quickest. There’s a reason it’s referred to as the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports.” All you have to do is look at the yearly betting… Read More »

Amount Bet on the Super Bowl & How Much Vegas Won

The Super Bowl brings in a lot of betting action across the globe.  The Nevada Gaming Commission reports the total amount of wagers taken on the Super Bowl at the state’s sportsbooks each year.  Here’s a hint, it’s nearly as much as the amount wagered for the entire NCAA tournament. This is the most accurate way to track… Read More »