In The Gate #278 - Why Racing's Epicenter Is in North Dakota: 8/28/16
Why racing's behind-the-scenes epicenter is in North Dakota. Plus, an interview with the mystery man who holds 1 of 12 starting berths in the proposed $12M Pegasus World Cup.
Making Connections: 8/19/16
Owner Paul Pompa Jr sends out Curlin Stakes winner Connect to take on Exaggerator & Creator in the "Midsummer Derby," the Travers. NY Hotlist's Bob Ehalt analyzes the race.
Song of the South: 8/14/16
Owner Rick Porter looks ahead for his sparkling 3-year old filly, Songbird, who runs next in the 8/20 Alabama. Jessica Smith also previews the star-studded Pacific Classic.
Racing's Royal Flush: 8/5/16
Would horse racing in California gain from a would-be legalization/regulation of online poker? We talk with the state assemblyman who initiated the bill, & a poker reporter.
On Golden Pond: 7/30/16
Trainer Graham Motion on his part-time clients, Olympic champ Michael Phelps & his coach, Bob Bowman. Plus, Ray Paulick on the Maria/Charles Borell animal cruelty case.
Every little thing she does is magic: 7/21/16
Owners Ann & Jerry Moss candidly describe their 2016 Hall of Fame inductee, Zenyatta. Steve Andersen of Daily Racing Form analyzes, plus a blistering Barry Abrams commentary.
What Racing Can Learn from the WWE: 7/15/16
What does the placing of an NHL team in Las Vegas say about our attitude toward gambling? How will that affect racing? A lesson can be learned from, of all places, the WWE.
Rachel Alexandra the Great: 7/8/16
A revealing interview with the original trainer of 2016 Hall of Fame inductee Rachel Alexandra. Plus, the tenuous relationship between NY racing and local Saratoga leaders.
Brexit Interview: 7/1/16
What does Brexit mean for racing in UK & USA? We discuss w/Juddmonte Farms' Lord Teddy Grimthorpe, Will Lambe of British Horseracing Authority, & Fasig-Tipton's Boyd Browning.
The Most Important Commodity Is Information: 6/25/16
Dr. Mick Peterson of the U. of Maine on data, never previously measured, that could change the way horses are trained. Plus, Joe Drape on the legacy of American Pharoah.
A Unique Voice: 6/18/16
Angela Hermann completes her first meeting as the voice of Golden Gate Fields. Larry Stumes of the SF Chronicle analzyes and reflects on Russell Baze's retirement.
Tepin vs. the World: 6/10/16
Trainer Mark Casse sends champion filly, Tepin, to Royal Ascot to take on colts. Analysis of the entire American contingent from Sean Clancy of ThisIsHorseRacing.com
Did You Hear the News?: 6/2/16
Trainer Donnie von Hemel prepares Suddenbreakingnews, a horse with "extra motivation," for the Belmont Stakes. Teresa Genaro analyzes the race & the state of NY racing.
American Legend: 5/29/16
Owner Ahmed Zayat reflects on one year since American Pharoah's Triple Crown victory. Perspective & a look ahead to the Belmont Stakes with the Daily Racing Form's Jay Hovdey
The Biggest Winner: 5/21/16
Hope Hudson, the young girl with a rare connective tissue disorder, revitalizes her unlikely friendship with Team Nyquist. Plus, a Preakness recap with Gary West.
Say Uncle: 5/14/16
Trainer Gary Sherlock sends out the winner of the California Chrome Stakes, Uncle Lino, to face Nyquist in the Preakness. Childs Walker of the Baltimore Sun analyzes the field.
Ready For Their Close-Ups: 5/7/16
A look ahead to Derby champ Nyquist's Preakness chances, plus an interview with race caller Tony Bentley, who's appeared in 3 award-winning movies including The Big Short.
Handicapping the Derby: 5/5/16
Our expert panel of Bill Finley (Thoroughbred Daily News) & Ed DeRosa (Brisnet handicapping service) break down the 142nd Run for the Roses and make their selections.
What Brown Can Do: 5/4/16
Trainer Chad Brown (My Man Sam/Shagaf) and jockey Junior Alvarado (Mohaymen) discuss chasing their first Kentucky Derby victories.
Dane-Ish Spread: 5/3/16
Pandora jewelry co-founder Michael Lund Petersen on his Kentucky Derby hopeful, Mor Spirit. Jessica Smith of the LadyandtheTrack blog analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary
The Todd Squad: 5/2/16
Trainer Todd Pletcher sends out Destin & Outwork in Ky. Derby, & Mo D'Amour & Rachel's Valentina in the Ky. Oaks. Alicia Wincze-Hughes of the Lexington Herald-Leader analyzes.
Survive and Advance: 5/1/16
Jockey Corey Lanerie discusses riding Mo Tom in the Kentucky Derby & Weep No More in the Oaks. Jonathan Lintner of the Louisville Courier-Journal analyzes the field.
The Derby Is Ny: 4/22/16
Trainer Doug O'Neill discusses Kentucky Derby race favorite Nyquist. Plus, LA Times writer John Cherwa analyzes the field and discusses Songbird's defection from the Oaks.
Not an Exaggeration: 4/15/16
Co-owner of recent Santa Anita Derby winner Exaggerator -- Matthew W. Bryan -- looks ahead to Louisville. Plus, analyst Bob Ehalt assesses the Kentucky Derby field.
Viva Venezuela: 4/10/16
Can Venezuelan-connected Florida Derby runner-up, Majesto, move up one step on the podium in the Run for the Roses? Plus, Gary West assesses field after latest round of preps.
Giving Him the Slip: 4/2/16
3-time ESPY award-winning jockey Victor Espinoza on staying upright in California Chrome's slipped saddle as he won the world's richest race, the $10 million Dubai World Cup.
The Star Maker: 3/28/16
MGM Studios chairman/CEO Gary Barber aims for the Kentucky Derby with Kasseopia. Plus, Churchill Downs' Jill Byrne looks ahead on the Derby trail.
In The Gate #251 - Smoke Em If You Got Em: 3/19/16
Former LPGA golfer Diane Irvin, who manages the stable that owns Cal Cup Derby winner Smokey Image, + Bill Finley on the upcoming Nyquist-Mohaymen showdown in the Fla. Derby
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