New Social Horse Racing Game coming in 2013?

Derby Jackpot is an online game that translates horse racing into the language and imagery of the social games which have become popular on social networks and smartphones. Think FarmVille or Draw Something, but with players betting on live races. Because it’s built around horse racing, it’s legal in 29 states.

Derby Jackpot may have as much to do with horse racing as FarmVille has to do with agriculture, but casual fans are exactly what the horse racing industry needs. Horse racing is going the way of Latin…[READ MORE]

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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