In The Gate #340 - Chu On This: 10/21/17
Susan Chu, owner of BC Sprint champ Drefong, stops by. Plus, trainer Tim Glyshaw's rise from a nearly extinct business to saddling a pair of BC starters.
Bolt of Lightning: 10/15/17
Mick Ruis, owner and trainer of Breeders' Cup Juvenile favorite, Bolt d'Oro. Plus, British track announcer Richard Hoiles gives us a primer on the Europeans heading to the BC.
Vegas Crusader: 10/8/17
Dallas Stewart sends out Forever Unbridled in the BC Distaff. Plus, a brush w/racing places crusader Hank Greenspun in Vegas. His son puts the recent tragedy into perspective.
You are nothing but a teaser: 10/1/17
Teaser stallions don't usually breed ... they're just meant to put a mare "in the mood." One teaser, though, was allowed to breed, and his son is a championship contender.
In The Gate #335 - Speed Gene: 9/23/17
How horsemen may be able to tell quickly and easily, using genetics, whether a horse should be a sprinter or stayer. Plus, the impact of int'l qualifiers on B. Cup & K. Derby
Penny Chenery Dies: 9/17/17
We remember the late, great Penny Chenery by re-living the live panel discussion event we held with her and others on the 40th anniversary of Secretariat's magical 1973 season.
A Sweaty T-shirt: 9/10/17
A racing fan turns a sweaty T-shirt and a relationship with trainer Doug O'Neill into a big betting score. Plus, how stewards adjudicate the would-be disqualification of a horse for interference.
Hurricane Harvey Impact: 9/5/17
Peter Fluor, Houston native & owner of Pacific Classic champ Collected, discusses the horse and the hurricane. Then, trainer Karl Broberg on the storm's impact in Louisiana.
Fake News: 8/25/17
A racehorse in South Africa previously known as President Trump, now called FAKE NEWS. Plus, the effect of the Trump administration's immigration policy on backstretch workers.
That's a Rap: 8/20/17
Owner Paul Reddam on entering Irap in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga. Plus, Bob Ehalt breaks the race down and looks ahead in the Classic Division.
War Dancer: 8/14/17
A unique campaign to garner business for a stallion prospect. Plus, the big takeaway from the trial of a Penn-based trainer convicted of giving her horses illegal raceday meds.
Young man with a horse: 8/6/17
19-year old wunderkind jockey Evin Roman is taking So. California by storm. Plus, what does trainer Bob Baffert do with Arrogate & Drefong?
Golden Girl: 7/21/17
The incredible career, in narrative form, of Hall of Fame inductee Goldikova. Included is amazing backstory involving icon Coco Chanel & an escape from the Nazi regime.
And Away They Go: 7/13/17
Renowned track announcer Trevor Denman returns to the booth with the start of the Del Mar summer season.
Cast in Bronze: 7/7/17
Jockey Javier Castellano reflects on being elected to the Hall of Fame. Plus, Teresa Genaro of the Brooklyn Backstretch blog on NY state's considering a partial Lasix ban.
A Brush with Racing: 6/28/17
Artist Whitney Anderson changes our view of horses & horse racing. Plus, Amanda Duckworth on the 3-year old crop as we head into the 2nd half of the season.
Fermented Horse Milk: 6/16/17
We examine the Dalai Lama's claim that Mongolians can be weaned off vodka using fermented horse milk. Plus, Mike Marten of CHRB on a recent winner being named a first-time gelding.
A Treetops View: 6/9/17
Did American Pharoah's Triple Crown win in 2015 "save the sport" of horse racing? Darren Rovell & Gary West take stock of the sport from above the treetops, and provide advice.
Handicapping the Belmont: 6/8/17
Who will win the final leg of the Triple Crown, the 149th Belmont Stakes? Handicappers Acacia Courtney and Chris Fallica break the race down.
Making History: 5/26/17
American racing's de-facto chief archivist, Cathy Schenck, retires from the Keeneland Library. Plus, Lydia Hislop of Racing UK previews the 238th Epsom Derby.
Rising Sun at Belmont: 5/21/17
Trainer Kiyoshi Hagiwara on bringing Epicharis over from Japan to run the Belmont Stakes. Plus, Bill Finley of Thoroughbred Daily News recaps Cloud Computing's Preakness win.
Handicapping the Preakness: 5/18/17
Will Always Dreaming take the next step on the Triple Crown trail? Zoe Cadman & Millie Ball of XBTV, as well as our own Chris Fallica, break down the Preakness.
Mo Money: 5/13/17
Owner Tom McKenna on the progress of his Preakness contender, Conquest Mo Money. Plus, Childs Walker of the Baltimore Sun looks ahead to the race.
The Young and the Victress: 5/7/17
12-year-old thoroughbred owner Hannah Schlenk is interviewed by peers, plus a recap of Always Dreaming's win in the 143rd Kentucky Derby.
Handicapping the Derby: 5/4/17
Will it be Classic Empire, McCraken, Irish War Cry, or someone else? Our expert panel of Chris "The Bear" Fallica, James Scully of Brisnet, and Gabby Gaudet analyze.
Thunder and Snow: 5/3/17
Olympic ski champ Bode Miller on the Derby horse he co-owns, Fast and Accurate. Plus, European champion jockey Christophe Soumillon on Derby mount, Thunder Snow.
In The Gate #314 - Thunder and Snow: 5/3/17
Olympic ski champ Bode Miller on the Derby horse he co-owns, #3 Fast and Accurate. Plus, European champion jockey Christophe Soumillon on Derby mount, #2 Thunder Snow.
O & O: 5/2/17
Jockey Jose Ortiz (Tapwrit) talks about having his wisdom teeth removed & being a New York Mets fan. Plus, owner John Oxley discusses Classic Empire's quirkiness.
Derby Comebacks: 5/1/17
Jockey Rajiv Maragh battles back from serious spill to pilot Irish War Cry in Ky. Derby. Plus, McCraken recovers from ankle injury to loom as big Derby threat.
Girvin Pushes Forward: 4/30/17
Louisiana Derby winner Girvin pushes through a cracked hoof. Plus, the father of Santa Anita Oaks winner Paradise Woods's co-owner, Steve Sarkowsky, has a long pro sports legacy.
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.
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