• BARN Podcast 11/23/17
    We continue to look ahead to some of the stakes action this weekend including racing from Del Mar and Churchill Downs.  Also Jason gives his thanks for Thanksgiving.  
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on November 22, 2017 9:36 pm
  • Racetrackers – special Wednesday Thanksgiving show w Special guests
    This week we have a special Thanksgiving show with special guests. 
    via Racetrackers Podcast on November 22, 2017 8:00 pm
    Race car drivers and professional football players work in hazardous occupations, but I would argue that jockeys are more at risk of catastrophic injury or even death.  Riding a Thoroughbred in a full field of horses takes nerve, knowing that misbehavior by one horse, or clipping heels, or a breakdown
    via Horse Racing Business on November 22, 2017 10:00 am
  • The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: The 2nd Annual Paulick Report Turkey Awards
    The Friday Show comes early this week, with the Thanksgiving holiday upon us. And in the spirit of the season, we are pleased to present the 2nd annual Paulick Report Turkey Awards. In case you missed last year's awards ceremony, horse racing is rarely short on colorful characters (polite euphemism
    via Paulick Report Features on November 22, 2017 8:36 am
  • Catching up at Charleston
    Been a while. I’ve started many of these with those words, usually, following them with a vow to write more, write better. Not sure it’s ever happened.
    via This is Horse Racing on November 22, 2017 7:38 am
  • Gun Runner v Arrogate v Pharoah v Chrome: the poll result is in
    With the mighty exploits of four of the finest American dirt runners for years so fresh in the memory, TRC asked its readers last week to name the one they thought was the best.
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on November 22, 2017 5:00 am
  • Charity auction features nominations to Kingman, Gleneagles and other top young stallions
    A charity auction of stallion nominations, including Kingman and Gleneagles, is to be hosted by Tattersalls on the eve of the December Mares Sale the weekend after next. The proceeds from the auction will go to British racing’s own charity for the welfare of retired racehorses, Retraining of Racehorses (RoR).
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on November 22, 2017 3:09 am
  • Racing Family Comes Full Circle at Payson Park
    Some people run away as children to join the circus. But not the late Hall of Famer Thomas Joseph Kelly, who ran off to join the racetrack when he was 13. When he passed, eight full decades later, he left as the patriarch of one of racing’s foremost families. Last
    via Pricci’s Morning Line on November 21, 2017 10:26 pm
  • BARN Podcast 11/22/17
    We discuss the stakes events coming up this weekend at Aqueduct and welcome in trainer David Cannizzo to talk about racing on the New York circuit, his career, and more! 
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on November 21, 2017 9:59 pm
  • Yeongcheon Derby & P.K. Party Win Vaulable Juvenile Prizes
    Both Seoul & Busan hosted big, valuable races for two-year-olds on Sunday. Last year the winners of the corresponding events turned out to be Cheongdam Dokki at Seoul, who has gone on to become one of the highest rated horses in Korea; and I’m Your Father at Busan, winner of
    via Korea Racing on November 21, 2017 7:59 pm
  • Giving Thanks: Thoroughbred Times Days
    It was the winter of 1986, and I was in a major lull in my potential writing career. Still toiling aimlessly in the library of the Daily Racing Form after 18 years, I had stopped writing freelance features for the Thoroughbred Record. In addition, Stud & Stable, England’s version of
    via Hangin’ with Haskin on November 21, 2017 3:15 pm
  • DRF Players Podcast: November 21, 2017
    0 DRF Players Podcast PTF and JK catch up on all the goings on in racing and answer a few listener questions.​​ The DRF Players’ Podcast covers the top stories in horse racing, from the player’s perspective. Join hosts Peter Thomas Fornatale and Jonathon Kinchen as they discuss recent
    via DRF Players Podcast on November 21, 2017 2:59 pm
  • Farewell to the stallion who bounced back after falling out of favour
    New Zealand has lost one of its most successful and undoubtedly versatile stallions with the death yesterday of Rich Hill Stud’s Pentire.
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on November 21, 2017 5:04 am
  • The battle to decide who will be Canada’s Horse of the Year
    One has an unprecedented seven-race stakes streak, the other missed by a nose at the Breeders’ Cup. Both are leading contenders to be Canada’s Sovereign Award Horse of the Year, an honor that is often torn between horses that perform well at home all year, versus those that go on
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on November 21, 2017 3:50 am
  • BARN Podcast 11/21/17
    We discuss the big stakes card at Zia Park that's coming up and welcome in Ed DeRosa for a discussion on Clark Handicap day and many other topics! 
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on November 20, 2017 9:45 pm
  • Racetrackers – Encore episode with world reknown photographer Barbara Livingston
    Barbara Livingston talks about her career and passion for photographing horses.
    via Racetrackers Podcast on November 20, 2017 6:00 pm
  • The end, again
    A thin layer of frost covered the grass and the thermometer read a mere 20 degrees as a red-orange clouds hung high in the sky as the final official day of training in Saratoga started to unfold.
    via This is Horse Racing on November 20, 2017 4:05 pm
  • Racing Transparency
    I followed along with an interesting twitter conversation this weekend between several insiders talking about what should, and should not be spoken about publicly.In this case, it was about an Australian caller talking about a horse bleeding from EIPH, something fairly common in horse racing. Vic believed if he did
    via Pull the Pocket on November 20, 2017 12:50 pm
  • Pedigree Insights: Persian Knight
    Almost exactly 30 years ago, I was lucky enough to visit Japan as a guest of the JRA, to report on the Japan Cup and international jockeys’ series. Because of my interest in bloodstock, I was also treated to a tour of the stallion farms on Hokkaido. The vast majority
    via Andrew Caulfield at TDN on November 20, 2017 12:30 pm
  • liam’s map attracting the right sort of attention with first crop of weanlings
    A winner in six of his eight starts at 3 and 4, Liam’s Map (by Unbridled’s Song) is best remembered for Grade 1 victories in the 2015 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile and Woodward Stakes, as well as a tremendously game second in the Whitney, when he was caught in the
    via Bloodstock in the Blue Grass on November 20, 2017 8:11 am
  • Drug testing in New York: a day of reckoning is on the way
    I received in my inbox recently a press release issued by the New York Thoroughbred Horse Association about the new split sample program being instituted at Aqueduct’s Fall race meet.
    via Thoroughbred Racing Commentary on November 20, 2017 5:00 am
  • BARN Podcast 11/20/17
    We look back at the weekend racing action from Aqueduct, Churchill, and the Fair Grounds and we look ahead to a stakes double on the Monday card at Mahoning Valley. 
    via Barn Podcast by Jason Beem on November 19, 2017 8:46 pm
    By Hans Ebert@hanseberthk Sunday at Sha Tin was the big curtain raiser To Hong Kong International Week in December And though these are still early days There was plenty of everything for everyone to remember The Gnasher left many shaken and stirred When he kept Mr Stunning away from the
    via RacingB*tch on November 19, 2017 5:46 pm
  • So Which Is It: Race Results or Body of Work?
    Today’s missive started out as a thread on Tom Jicha’s most recent offering when the topic was which horse might be this year’s rightful three-year-old champion. The discussion later talked about the relative merits of the Kentucky Derby vs. the Travers Stakes winner as to which is the more influential
    via Pricci’s On the Line on November 19, 2017 5:40 pm
  • Too Early 2018 Kentucky Derby Top 4
    Photo: Matt Carter It's never too early to come out with a Kentucky Derby Top 4. That's the way I see it. Derby fever has already hit some of us. How could it not? That was a fantastic Breeders' Cup Juvenile that we witnessed on Nov. 4. One thing to note
    via D.S. Williamson at BetAmerica on November 19, 2017 1:48 pm
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