Tag Archives: Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby Day Picks 2018

Kentucky Derby day means big hats, bourbon-laced drinks and betting on the ponies. Well, unless you are working trying to pick a few winners, make a few bucks and possibly hit that million dollars late Pick 4 at Churchhill Downs, then you may have to skip the Bourbon part. This Kentucky Derby day found me …

Amber Exacta’s Kentucky Oaks and 5/4 Santa Anita Picks

It’s just a few days until the 144th Kentucky Derby and I can’t wait! I have all the ingredients to make a bad ass Kentucky Derby hat and now I just need the time to turn my two dollar thrift store hat into the bluegrass hat of my dreams. If I could get home to …

Talk Derby To Me

This is the mostly true somewhat embarrassing tale of my Kentucky derby day in 2017. It began with a rainy drive to work through the metropolis Los Angeles area on the as always crowded freeways of Southern California. I left my Alpine mountain home at 6000 feet and ascended into the clouds down below along with about …

Sriracha Candied Bacon Jerky

I love those early spring days waking up at dawn to watch the sunrise from my porch with a steaming coconut Chai Latte and smelling spring time on the mountain air. It’s almost as Sriracha Candied Bacon Jerky!   We may be in the midst of a terrible drought here in Southern California but for some …

Kentucky Derby Day Picks

Where ever you are celebrating this Kentucky Derby Day on the first Saturday in May, your Santa Anita wagering ambassadors are here with some great handicapping tips from Santa Anita Park to Louisville, Kentucky. This has to be the most wide open Kentucky Derby in many years and it is looking ripe for an upset …