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Betting Guide for Kentucky Derby 2014: 14 Twitter Users to Watch

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Are you looking for several options for a betting guide for the Kentucky Derby 2014? While working for the Kentucky Derby betting and news website, DerbyCraze.com, I regularly come across Twitter accounts for amateur or professional picks and odds experts. Their advice is meant to help you place the best bet. Based on years past, some of these Twitter users actually get it right! Take a look at these picks and odds experts to get an idea of which horse will win the 2014 Kentucky Derby this year.

Jennie Rees @CJ_Jennie
Jennie Rees @CJ_Jennie Twitter.com

Jennie Rees @CJ_Jennie

Covering horse racing for Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Derby is her specialty.  In addition to a Twitter account that posts her Derby picks, Jennie Rees also has her own Facebook page called 'Trackside With CJ Jennie.’

Jack Conway @ConwayforKY
Jack Conway @ConwayforKY Twitter.com

Jack Conway @ConwayforKY

In addition to being Kentucky's 49th Attorney General, Jack Conway is also known for picking the Kentucky Derby winner.  Although he failed in 2013, his track record is remarkable.

Adam Hickman @ahickman2
Adam Hickman @ahickman2 Library of Congress

Adam Hickman @ahickman2

With daily posts about a number of sports, Adam Hickman also takes time to review odds, handicapping, and other pick experts in relation to major horse racing events.

Amateurcapper @Amateurcapper
Amateurcapper @Amateurcapper Twitter.com

Amateurcapper @Amateurcapper

For almost 40 years, Amateur 'Capper has been following the horses.  Now, as a fellow fan, he makes his Kentucky Derby picks available on his Twitter feed each year.

The Wizard of Horses @WizardPicks
The Wizard of Horses @WizardPicks Library of Congress

The Wizard of Horses @WizardPicks

This Twitter account has sold picks sheets to the public since the 1980’s.  Touting themselves as “America's premier horse racing handicapper,” Wizard of Horses also sells picks online through Daily Racing Form.

Chuck LaBenski @chucksbuddys
Chuck LaBenski @chucksbuddys Library of Congress

Chuck LaBenski @chucksbuddys

Advertising himself as an amateur, Chuck LaBenski is a fan of handicapping.  To hear Kentucky Derby predictions from a fan’s point of view, check out his Twitter feed.

Horse betting @HorseracingOdds
Horse betting @HorseracingOdds Twitter.com

Horse betting @HorseracingOdds

Another fan of handicapping the winning horses at Hollywood Park, Santa Anita, and Delmar, Horse Betting Odds has been advertising his Kentucky Derby picks for over 15 years.

HorseRacingPicks @HorseRacingPick
HorseRacingPicks @HorseRacingPick Library of Congress

HorseRacingPicks @HorseRacingPick

Although this account specializes in Southern California horseracing, Horse Racing Picks has over 20 years of experience in using pro handicappers to find the best picks for the Kentucky Derby.

KENTUCKY DERBY IQ @kentuckyderbyiq
KENTUCKY DERBY IQ @kentuckyderbyiq Twitter.com

KENTUCKY DERBY IQ @kentuckyderbyiq

Along with being the author of Kentucky Derby IQ, Joel Katte’s personal picks for the Kentucky Derby are posted on this Twitter account.

HotHorses @HotHorses
HotHorses @HotHorses Library of Congress

HotHorses @HotHorses

Handicapping information and free daily horse racing picks are the aim of this Twitter account.  In addition to the Kentucky Derby, Hot Horses, a Maryland resident, also has top picks for the Preakness.

Stephen Alicknovic @ThorobredZone
Stephen Alicknovic @ThorobredZone Twitter.com

Stephen Alicknovic @ThorobredZone

Considered to have a “keen eye,” Stephen Alicknovic, a dedicated horse racing fan, is excited to post his Kentucky Derby picks on Twitter each year.

J.J. Hysell @trifectabox
J.J. Hysell @trifectabox Twitter.com

J.J. Hysell @trifectabox

A local sports journalist in Louisville. JJ Hysell also contributes his handicapping views about the Kentucky Derby to multiple national organizations.

Horse Racing Picks @horsepicks
Horse Racing Picks @horsepicks Library of Congress

Horse Racing Picks @horsepicks

The Kentucky Derby may not be a main priority for this Twitter feed, but Horse Racing Picks has advice and tips for most major American thoroughbred racetrack events.

Tony Fontaine @igamingtony
Tony Fontaine @igamingtony Twitter.com

Tony Fontaine @igamingtony

As President of ProPick Racing, Tony Fontaine posts his own predictions each year along with many others.  However, his company also posts “the result of every pick based on a suggested wager” to increase your chances of a return on investment.  Naturally, this Twitter account posts about the Kentucky Derby each year.

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