Kentucky Derby Prep Race Preview of SA Derby, Wood, ‘n Blue Grass April 05, 2018 11am – 12 noon pst

April 05, 2018

Kentucky Derby Prep Race Preview of SA Derby,
Wood, ‘n Blue Grass

Emily Gullikson
Handicapper, OptixEQ

Craig Milkowski 
Chief-Speed Figures, Timeform US

Nick Hines aka Sarge 
Horse Racing TV Analyst, TVG


In this week’s show, Mike and Gino host three expert guests to cover this weekend’s Derby preps which feature the Santa Anita Derby, Aqueduct’s Wood Memorial, and the Blue Grass at Keeneland.  We will handicap these races alongside:

  • OptixEQ’s Emily Gullikson
  •  Timeform US’ Craig Milkowski
  • TVG’s Nick Hines aka the “Sarge”

It should be a great Saturday of horse racing, so make this week’s show your first stop to getting all the insight for all the Grade I action on the road to the 2018 Kentucky Derby!


from OptixEQ. Not only is she a great handicapper, but also a successful tournament player. OptixEQ provides Equine Analytics, featuring a Handicapper’s Toolbox and a new App to sort out chaotic races.

CRAIG MILKOWSKI, the head of making speed figures for Timeform US, which provides data on not only the U.S. race horses, but also for the European invaders.
He is also an occasional DRF contributor.

NICK HINES aka the “SARGE” is one of the most popular horse racing analysts on TVG. He is also a race horse owner and multiple G1 winning Bloodstock agent. Sarge is a skilled handicapper, as evidenced by regularly connecting on his “super-sarge-fecta” plays while on the TVG airways!