There’s nothing more stressful than walking into a Churchill Downs betting booth on Kentucky Derby Day and greeting the Mutuel clerk with a blank expression when he asks how you’d like to bet.
That’s why we’re hosting our popular Better Derby Betting Event again, to help you take the guesswork out of the prediction game and learn from the experts how to bet on the horses in the 148th Run for the Roses on May 7th should.
Courier Journal Senior Horse Racing Reporter Jason Frakes will moderate the ticketed event on Wednesday, April 27 and our panel of experts will include Ed DeRosa of Horse Racing Nation.
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The event will take place at Ten20 Craft Brewery, 1020 E. Washington St. The doors of the event open at 6:00 p.m. so you can enjoy the food and drinks available for purchase. The discussion starts at 7 p.m. and lasts about 90 minutes.
Tickets are $20 plus applicable taxes and fees and include a beverage credit. Groceries can be purchased on-site at MozzaPi and Happy Belly Bistro.
You can purchase tickets at usatn.enmotive.com/events/better-derby-betting-event. Be quick to grab them because this event always sells out.
Not attending the Kentucky Derby in person? Don’t worry these tips will still help you bet virtually on the Churchill Downs betting site (twinspires.com) and app (TwinSpires) which are available off the circuit for those looking to place a bet.
You need to create a username and password, but signing up is free and doesn’t take much time. You can transfer money from your bank account to your Twinspires account and then place your bets.
So join us and let the experts guide you on how to bet the horses in the 2022 Kentucky Derby.
You can reach Kathryn Gregory, Features and Lifestyle Editor, at [email protected]