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The Brunch & Bet Show Headlines Woodbine’s Comprehensive Kentucky Derby Coverage

April 28, 2021

TORONTO, April 28, 2021 – The Brunch & Bet Show, airing on Thursday, April 29, at 11 a.m. (ET) on Facebook and YouTube, headlines Woodbine Entertainment’s gate-to-wire coverage of this Saturday’s 147th running of the Kentucky Derby.  

Hosted by Brodie Lawson (@BrodieLawson), The Brunch & Bet Show features a guest panel of notable Thoroughbred racing personalities – Julie Stewart-Binks (@JSB_TV), Ashley Mailloux (@ashleymailloux), Dan Tordjman (@DanonymousMan) and Jason Portuondo (@jporty13) – each of whom will offer their insight, analysis and predictions for the “Run for the Roses,” to be contested at Churchill Downs in Kentucky. 

The show, available on-demand up until the running of the Kentucky Derby, will also return to cover the other two jewels of the U.S. Triple Crown, the Preakness Stakes (May 15) and Belmont Stakes (June 5). 

Woodbine Entertainment’s comprehensive coverage of one of sport’s most iconic events also includes a full complement of editorial, social and video content. 

Feature stories, written by Chris Lomon (@ChrisLomon), and Dave Briggs (@dbriggs1969) include Hall of Fame trainer Mark Casse’s two Derby contenders, Helium, and Soup and Sandwich, conditioner Graham Motion recalls Animal Kingdom’s 2011 Derby triumph, a look at the Canadian connections involved in this year’s event, plus seven storylines to keep tabs on ahead of the big day.  

Woodbine on-air personalities Jason Portuondo (@jporty13) and Chad Rozema (@MohawkChad) square-off in “Jay and Chad’s Bet Battle,” and set the table for this weekend’s on Racing Primers. “Racing ‘Round the World” offers insight and analysis on some of the other major racing events taking place across the globe. 

HPI is offering race fans a special ‘Bet $250, Get $250’ promotion, which runs until Saturday, May 1. Details here:  

Woodbine Entertainment’s Kentucky Derby coverage can be found at, @WoodbineTB on Twitter and Facebook, @woodbinetb on Instagram, and WEGReplays on YouTube.   

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