Dandy at the Derby 5-1-2013

A Gentleman’s Wager

A guide to betting on the ponies

Kentucky is known for two things, Bourbon and Horses. And on one glorious day each year these two American pleasures collide in the most exiting two-minutes in sports – the Kentucky Derby. Of Rogues and Gentlemen has covered the Run for the Roses from the sartorial perspective, but the Derby isn’t all seersucker and mint juleps.  Horse racing is a betting man’s game, a mix of skill and luck that necessitates ponying up a few sawbucks to test one’s relationship with that fickle mistress, chance. The Basics If this is your first time at the betting window ... Read the full story »