Jeremy Plonk

Keeneland’s @BetKeeneland Handicappers To Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

Keeneland is presenting @BetKeeneland on Twitter during the upcoming Spring Meet to provide horseplayers with real-time handicapping tips and insights while benefiting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) through its Handicapper of the Day Series. Keeneland’s 16-day Spring Meet opens Friday, April 6, and runs through Friday, April 27. No racing will be held Mondays and Tuesdays. First post is 1:05 […]

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Keeneland Handicapping Tips To Be Delivered Via Twitter During 2017 Fall Meet

Keeneland will launch a new Twitter handle for the 2017 Fall Meet, @BetKeeneland, dedicated to providing on-demand content to horseplayers and a Handicapper of the Day series featuring a unique benevolent aspect benefitting the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). “The @BetKeeneland handle is an exciting mix of traditional and cutting edge designed to deliver real-time […]

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‘Sneaky-Deep Field’ In West Virginia Derby Provides Handicapping Puzzle

The 3-year-olds who have competed in Triple Crown races traditionally have drawn the most attention in the Grade III West Virginia Derby, but this year’s $750,000 race has attracted a field with many possibilities. Three colts come to Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort Aug. 5 after quality efforts in the Grade III Iowa Derby July […]

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Xpressbet’s Free Kentucky Derby Wagering Guide Now Available

Xpressbet’s free Kentucky Derby Wager Guide is available for download.  Now in its eleventh edition, the Guide serves as the definitive handicapping source for the 142nd Run for the Roses and is an integral tool for bettors when building their Derby wagers.  Download the Guide today for race stats, historical trends and expert analysis, picks […]

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‘More Myth Than Reality’: Betting Pools At The Dubai World Cup

The international wagering pools that will be bet into the Dubai World Cup are “more myth than reality” in terms of size, according to Jeremy Plonk. The approximately $4 million that will be wagered on Saturday morning, March 26 will be only about a third of what is wagered on the Louisiana Derby card later […]

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Danzing Candy, Destin Enter Top Five On Derby Media Poll

The Courier-Journal’s DerbyHQ Top 20 poll is a collaboration of the top 20 Kentucky Derby selections of 15 high-profile members of the racing media, including the Paulick Report’s own Scott Jagow. Following the impressive performances of Cliff Sise’s Danzing Candy and Todd Pletcher’s Destin moved the two colts into the fourth and fifth positions overall, […]

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Plonk: Chasing Rainbows In Horse Racing’s Jackpot Wagers

As the country converges into a jackpot-driven frenzy by the Powerball numbers, Jeremy Plonk’s latest Xpressbet blog post considers how the same chance for the “big score” affects horse players. He cautions: “The pursuit of the jackpot must be as thoughtfully composed as the knowledge you put into handicapping the races themselves.” In other words, it […]

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Castellano An ‘Unassuming Superstar’ As Leader Of National Jockey Standings

Jockey Javier Castellano has put together a very good year in 2015, leading the national rider standings in both number of wins and in total earnings. Xpressbet’s Jeremy Plonk calls him an “unassuming superstar,” because he is second in the nation only in total number of horses ridden (1,481); his 335 victories give him a […]

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Plonk: ‘Invest Your Time Before You Invest Your Money’

Jeremy Plonk is the lead horse racing statistician for NBC Sports and the founder of the company Horse Player NOW, which developed night schools for educating racing fans. He expressed his frustration with the information available to today’s handicappers in a blog post on; not the lack of information, but rather the number of […]

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