The Kentucky Derby Trail keeps rolling today at Fair Grounds with the Grade 2 Risen Star Stakes. The winner of the race will earn 50 Kentucky Derby points, with the second-place finisher earning 20, the third-place finisher earning 10, and the fourth-place finisher earning 5. The Risen Star is the highlight of a 12-race card at Fair Grounds on Saturday and the best will be saved for last with a local post time of 6:02 PM ET.

Our experts have already done the work for you! We don’t release a single pick that we don’t bet ourselves and we will be POUNDING THIS CARD. Bet what we do using our PREMIUM PICKS for every race, every day, for every track running in the United States. Check out just a few payouts from a very BIG week:


9/21Belterra Park Race 1Superfecta $567.00
9/21Golden Gate Race 5-9Pick 5$1,247.20
9/21Golden Gate Race 4-9Pick 6$1,856.80
9/21Indiana Grand Race 5Superfecta $747.00
9/21Laurel Park Race 2-5Pick 4$610.40
9/21Laurel Park Race 1-5Pick 5$5,202.20
9/21Penn National Race 2-4Pick 3$615.20
9/21Prairie Meadows Race 3-5Pick 3 $875.40
9/21WoodbineRace 5Trifecta $353.20
9/21Woodbine Race 8-11Pick 4$858.20

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While the Risen Star is a Kentucky Derby prep race featuring the likes of War of Will, Country House, Henley’s Joy, Plus Que Parfait, and more, this isn’t the only stakes race on the card. You also have the Grade 3 Mineshaft Handicap, the Grade 3 Fair Grounds Handicap, and the Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra Stakes, an official Kentucky Oaks prep race! This card is SO GOOD. Free $20 cash bonus with signup at TVG. Use coupon code WELCOME20 during checkout.

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