Muscle Cars & Thoroughbred Stars: 4/21/17
Isabelle DeTomaso, owner of Derby hopeful Irish War Cry, has lived an amazing life. Plus, the revival of a stage play about two time Derby-winning jockey, Jimmy Winkfield.
Muscle Cars & Thoroughbred Stars: 4/21/17
The owner of Derby hopeful Irish War Cry, Isabelle DeTomaso, has lived an amazing life. Plus, the revival of a stage play about 2x Derby-winning jockey, Jimmy Winkfield.
Perfectly Sano: 4/16/17
Son Alex Sano describes his father -- trainer of Derby hopeful, Gunnevera -- surviving twice being kidnapped in his native Venezuela. Plus, a recap of Classic Empire's Ark. Derby.
She Likes to Move It: 4/9/17
Dr. Pam Robinson of Brandywine Farm discusses Ky. Derby contenders Gunnevera and Royal Mo. Plus, Art Wilson of So. Calif. News Group updates the Derby trail.
Two Roads Diverged: 4/2/17
Jockey Brian Hernandez Jr on his two prime Derby candidates -- Louisiana Derby winner Girvin & top-rated 3-year-old and Blue Grass entrant McCraken. Alicia Wincze-Hughes analyzes.
Mo Better Blues: 3/26/17
Trainer Tony Dutrow sends out Mo Town in the Wood Memorial, to try to qualify for the Ky. Derby. Racing UK's James Willoughby breaks down Thunder Snow's UAE Derby win.
Arrogate Heads to Dubai: 3/19/17
Arrogate tries for a sweep of the world's 3 richest races when he contests the Dubai World Cup. Plus, Gary West reviews Malagacy's Rebel Stakes win and updates the Derby trail.
Will The Empire Strike Back?: 3/12/17
Owner John Oxley updates the health/progression of 2-yr old champion, Classic Empire. Jim Freer of horseracingfla.com updates the Derby trail w/Mastery's injury.
Down to the Cour: 3/5/17
Trainer Arnaud Delacour sends out No Dozing in the Tampa Bay Derby. Plus, Gabby Gaudet analyzes Gunnevara's Fountain of Youth win and J Boys Echo triumph in the Gotham.
Second Chance at Greatness: 2/26/17
We discuss pros/cons of returning 1986 BC Classic champ, Skywalker, to racing after breeding. California Chrome is rumored to try it. Plus, Bill Finley on road to the Derby.
Grandma, What Great Hands You Have: 2/10/17
Sue Martin, a 62 yr old jockey/great-grandma, wins a race at Tampa Bay Downs. Plus, the benefits and challenges of using drones to photograph horse races.
Be My Guest: 2/5/17
Trainer Neil Howard on his Lecomte Stakes winner, Guest Suite, & the equine herpes outbreak at Fair Grounds. Plus, Bob Ehalt on this past weekend's Kentucky Derby preps.
In The Gate #300 - Be My Guest: 2/5/17
Trainer Neil Howard on his Lecomte Stakes winner, Guest Suite, & the EHV-1 outbreak in Louisiana. Plus, Bob Ehalt recaps the weekend's Ky. Derby prep races.
After the Virus: 1/29/17
Fair Grounds Race Course in N. Orleans deals with a deadly equine herpes virus outbreak. Plus, Gary West recaps Arrogate's win in the $12M Pegasus World Cup.
Deal or No Deal: 1/18/17
What if you could lock in odds on a horse, or cash out of a pick 4 BEFORE the final race? Those options exist in other countries. Would they ever be implemented in the USA?
Cracking the Code: 1/4/17
Dr. James MacLeod of the U. of Kentucky describes advances in equine genetic testing. Duncan Taylor of Taylor Made analyzes whether horse owners/breeders are embracing it.
Races of the Year: 12/23/16
We countdown & re-live the best thoroughbred races of 2016. Where does Arrogate's Breeders' Cup Classic victory fall? Did Frosted's Met Mile win crack our top 10?
A Woman's Place : 12/9/16
Aparna Battula overcomes gender bias in her native India to launch a US-based career as a thoroughbred trainer. Plus, Bill Finley is skeptical about the Pegasus World Cup.
Racino Man: 12/2/16
Prairie Meadows racing director Derron Heldt on the evolving relationship of casinos and racetracks. Dave Tuley of ESPN's Chalk website analyzes.
Stemming the Tide: 11/20/16
New ways of harvesting stem cells in racehorses speed up healing, but is the entire process regulated well enough? Guests are Dr. Scott McClure and regulatory attorney Karl Nobert.
In The Gate #292 - Cross Training: 11/11/16
Leading Australian trainer Chris Waller uses out-of-the-box training methods, including dressage, to cross-train his racehorses. Catie Stazak ponders U.S. Horse of the Year.
You Have a Friend in Me: 11/5/16
A Gulf War veteran forms a unique bond with a retired thoroughbred. They paint pictures together, which has healed both of them immeasurably.
Handicapping the Breeders' Cup Part 2: 11/4/16
Will California Chrome cap off a perfect season in the Breeders' Cup Classic? Our expert panel breaks down the Juvenile, Turf, Mile, and Classic.
Handicapping the Breeders' Cup Part 1: 11/3/16
Will the undefeated Songbird rise above her elders in the Distaff? In Part 1, our expert panel breaks down that race, plus the Dirt Mile, Sprint, & Filly and Mare Turf.
Crown Import: 11/2/16
Jockey James Doyle prepares to ride Home of the Brave (Turf Sprint) & Dutch Connection (Mile) at the Breeders' Cup. Ed DeRosa of Brisnet breaks down the Turf Sprint.
Straight as an Arrogate: 10/31/16
Trainer Bob Baffert discusses his Breeders' Cup runners. His headliner is Travers winner Arrogate, who will challenge California Chrome in the Classic.
May the Schwartz be with you: 10/30/16
Jockey CJ McMahon prepares to ride Texas Chrome in the Dirt Mile. Owner Martin Schwartz sends out Sea Calisi (Filly & Mare Turf) & Cavale Doree (Juv. Filly Turf).
How California Chrome Changed Their Lives: 10/22/16
The lives of a group of special ladies are changed forever by their hero, California Chrome. Millie Ball of XBTV analyzes Chrome and his Breeders' Cup Classic competition.
Sugar and Spice: 10/13/16
Michael Mellen, co-owner of Breeders' Cup Turf hopeful Ashleyluvssugar, on late partner who appeared on shows like Odd Couple and Laverne & Shirley. Zoe Cadman analyzes BC Turf & Distaff.
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