Wagering at Keeneland

Keeneland offers unique wagering opportunities for serious handicappers and casual racing fans. Browse the digital tools below to assist your handicapping or to find additional details and information on wagering at Keeneland and simulcast opportunities.


Fall Handicapping Contest
Fall Challenge

Oct. 12, 2019

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Fall Handicapping Contest
BCBC-NHC Challenge

Oct. 13, 2019


Expert Picks

Let our experts help you handicap the day's races at Keeneland. To see the analysis provided by each handicapper, choose a handicapper.
Please note that selections typically are available about 48 hours in advance of the race.

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Scott Hazelton

A graduate of Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Scott has covered horse racing since 2004, first at HRTV...

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Gabby Gaudet

Gabby Gaudet recently assumed a year-round role with TVG, covering racing at premier meets around the country. She served as Racing Analyst and Reporter for...

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Jeremy Plonk

Jeremy Plonk is the owner of Horse Player NOW, the racing industry's leading fan education and player development website and creator of the Night School...

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Ed DeRosa

Ed DeRosa is a Cleveland native who grew up going to Thistledown with his grandfather. After 9 years as a reporter and editor with Thoroughbred Times, he...

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Tom Leach

Tom Leach is “the Voice of the Wildcats” for football and men’s basketball and a contributor to Keeneland.com as well.  He is a two-time winner of the Eclipse...

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Ellis Starr

Ellis Starr, a.k.a. “Ubercapper,” is the National Racing Analyst for Equibase. He publishes detailed analysis and selections for Keeneland and other tracks...

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Kim Nelson

Kim Nelson has worked with horses all her life. She rode hunter jumpers as a child and teenager. She then moved on to work for North Ridge Farm learning the...

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Handicapping Tips & Tools

Everything you need to handicap world-class racing at Keeneland.

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The Details of Betting

Information on where to bet at Keeneland, plus our wagering menu and more.

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The Basics of Betting

Learn how to make your picks and place your bets so you can cash a winning ticket.

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Wagering Central


BETologists are here to help you have a winning day at Keeneland. Ask them questions about betting, tips for the day, how to bet from your phone or tablet, and how to use a self-service betting machine. You'll easily recognize them around the track in their fedoras!

Wagering Central

You can always speak to a BETologist at Wagering Central. Located 1st floor trackside under the grandstand, you're guaranteed to get some great betting advice here. Stop by any time after 11:00 a.m. to get a free tutorial from one of our BETologists during each race day.