Matt Bernier's style and presence on “Horseplayers” led to a position with the Daily Racing Form. He can often be seen giving his analysis of the weekend’s feature races with Dan Illman on DRF’s website DRF.com
Bernier’s meteoric rise through his appearances on DRF.com has landed him his own segment “The Matt Bernier Show” that airs every Friday on the site to highlight the weekends best races across the country.
Matt Bernier was the unlikeliest character on Esquire TV’s reality series, Horseplayers. A 25-year-old part-time real estate agent, and full time handicapper, living in the western Massachusetts suburb of West Springfield, Matt turned a first time online tournament win into a starring role on Horseplayers. Bernier affords his Cinderella-like rise to what will always be his all-time favorite horse, Jersey Town. This handicap veteran won at 8-1. Thus a Vegas trip for the National Handicapping Championship was earned. Matt did not win the tournament, but he was noticed.