There’s nothing more stressful than walking to a betting window at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby day and greeting the mutual clerk with a blank look on your face when he asks how you’d like to bet.
That’s why we’re once again hosting our popular Better Derby Betting event to help you take the guesswork out of the betting game and hear from the experts on how you should bet the horses at the 148th Run for the Roses on May 7th. .
The Courier Journal’s senior horse racing reporter Jason Frakes will host the paid event on Wednesday, April 27, and our panel of experts includes Ed DeRosa and Sara Elbadwi, both of Horse Racing Nation, among others.
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The event will take place at Ten20 Craft Brewery, 1020 E. Washington St. Doors to the event open at 6 p.m. so you can enjoy food and drink for purchase. The discussion will begin at 7 p.m. and will last approximately 90 minutes.
Tickets are $20, plus applicable taxes and fees, and include a drink voucher. Food will be available for purchase onsite at MozzaPi and Happy Belly Bistro.
You can purchase tickets at usatn.enmotive.com/events/better-derby-betting-event. Be sure to grab them quickly as this event always sells out.
Not attending the Kentucky Derby in person? Don’t worry, these tips will still help you place a bet virtually on the Churchill Downs betting website (twinspires.com) and app (TwinSpires), which are available off the racetrack for those are looking to place a bet.
You need to create a username and password, but registration 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 tell you how to bet the horses in the Kentucky Derby 2022.
Contact Kathryn Gregory, Feature and Lifestyle Editor, at [email protected]