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Oaks Day “Brunch & Bet” | Professional Handicapper Brunch

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Featuring an incredible brunch spread from Proof on Main and a top-shelf open bar from Woodford Reserve, Old Forester, and Herradura, kick off Derby weekend right with expert betting tips and tricks from local racing analyst Ellis Starr. The morning will also include music from local band and Lexington Music Award’s “Bluegrass Artist of the Year,” Mama Said String Band!

Guests will receive tip sheets for both Oaks Day and Derby Day races, along with invaluable insight to become comfortable and familiar with racing and wagering.

$21 of each ticket purchased will be donated to Old Friends thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, KY.

> About Ellis Starr

Ellis Starr, a.k.a. “Ubercapper,” has been a racing fan for many years and understands all aspects of handicapping as well as betting. More than 25 years ago, Ellis was one of the first handicappers to publish his selections on the Internet and to share his knowledge daily.

Ellis is the National Racing Analyst for Equibase, the Thoroughbred industry’s official source for Racing Information, writing a widely distributed “Race of the Week” story analyzing the top races in North America, which also appears on the web sites America’s Best Racing and the Paulick Report.

Ellis’ handicapping and betting insights can be found via twitter @ubercapper and on web sites of top racetracks such as Keeneland, Santa Anita and Woodbine. Ellis also publishes blogs for major races around the country as well as a podcast which can be found at the websites of many platforms, additionally appearing regularly on America’s Best Racing and Racing Across America live streams.

Ellis also participates in handicapping tournaments, winning the Belmont Shootout a few years back and the National Horseplayer’s Championship Charity Challenge. He is among the few that participate annually in the Keeneland Tournament of Champions and the National Horseplayer’s Championship in Las Vegas.