Back to All Events

The BIG Derby Prep Weekend!

Our panel of expert and celebrity handicappers will be sharing their picks for the Spring's most important derby preps;

The Wood Memorial Stakes,
The Santa Anita Derby
Toyota Bluegrass Stakes. 

Join us for a few beers (and food of course) and prepare for the April 2017 stakes races that serve as stepping stones for the Kentucky Derby!

This event is 100% free, and you won't want to miss it. We've recruited the best of the best to teach you how to be successful at the derby/stakes races this Spring.

Tom Law, an award-winning writer and editor for Thoroughbred Times in Lexington, Kentucky. Tom is managing editor of ST Publishing, Inc., parent company of the Internet site.

Seth Merrow, is the founder and publisher of the popular horse racing news website Additionally, Merrow is a long-time host and handicapper on Capital OTB-TV. He is also a regular guest on Sirius/XM’s “At the Races with Steve Byk”
Jeff Carle, ex-jockey, began making guest appearances, on Capital OTB-TV, and was added to the lineup in 2008 as a co- host on ‘Call To the Post’. Subsequently, he produced and co- hosted ‘Racetrips’, and is currently a regular on
‘Handicapper’s Report’.

Tom Amello - Tom, a Siena College graduate, began his thoroughbred education over 40 years ago. He learned the game from his father and uncle. Tom’s Saratoga selection sheet – Trackfacts, debuted at 1988 Spa meet, and continues to be made available at the Saratoga Race Course. Tom also created a newsletter, entitled (of course) Trackfacts! In April of 1992, production of a 30-minute television version of Trackfacts! debuted on the OTB network. Along the way, Tom developed a 2nd show for Capital OTB, Trackfacts – LIVE! Today, Trackfacts – LIVE airs every Sunday for 90 minutes, on the OTB television network.

Trodder Furlong - has been involved in horse racing since the age of five. He grew up 10 minutes away from Aqueduct and Belmont. While most kids spent their time reading comics books Trodder was busy studying the Daily Racing Form. He has spent the last ten years of his life as a professional handicapper and have recently parlayed my winnings into a 5 bedroom house in Saratoga!! It might sound simple but Trodder has discovered the key to horse racing - maximize your winnings
and minimize your losses.

Earlier Event: October 22
Empire New York Showcase