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Declining numbers in Thoroughbred foal crops are tied to significant issues in U.S. racing
The Friday Show: Population Problems, Early Derby Standouts?

It’s no secret that foal crops have been diminishing for several years. Despite recent contraction in the U.S. racing industry, the shortage of Thoroughbreds appears to be on display in important races coast to coast. In this week’s Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the issue of field sizes, racehorse ownership, and the […]

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Isabelle de Tomaso (2nd from right in green) with her sister Hope Haskell Jones and trainer Graham Motion after the Holy Bull
Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: A Tradition Deep In Sports Cars And Racehorses

Horsepower has always fascinated Isabelle de Tomaso, whose New Jersey homebred colt, Irish War Cry, pulled off a wire-to-wire upset of 2-year-old champion Classic Empire in last Saturday’s Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park. A daughter of Amory L. Haskell – founding president of Monmouth Park and the namesake for the Jersey Shore […]

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Hialeah Park
Florida’s ‘Sham’ Continues: ‘Fake’ Horse Racing On Its Way To Hialeah Park

Tired of hearing about “fake” news? Well, for a change of pace, get ready for some “fake” horse racing at Hialeah Park, a South Florida track that once was synonymous with class and elegance in Thoroughbred racing. Hialeah Park’s automated phone answering machine says “the world’s most beautiful race course is now also a state […]

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Arrogate cruises home in the Pegasus World Cup
The Friday Show: A Time To Reconsider, Future For Arrogate?

With the inaugural Pegasus World Cup in the rear view, what does the bigger picture look like? In this week’s The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the event and the race — not to mention the timing of it — plus, where does Pegasus winner Arrogate go from here? Enjoy the latest […]

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Ray Paulick is playing the Charity Challenge in support of the PDJF
Celebrities, Media Compete In Charity Handicapping Challenge At NHC

Defending champion Matt Bernier of Daily Racing Form and NBC Sports tops a field of more than 40 celebrities and media types invited to compete in Saturday’s third annual Tito’s $10,000 Charity Challenge to benefit Old Friends, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance and nonprofit causes to be selected by both the winner and Tito’s. The invitation-only online […]

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Pegasus field: Who might upset the two highest rated racehorses in the world?
The Friday Show: Pegasus Potential, Pegasus Intrigue?

The $12 million race that has piqued curiosity for many horse racing fans has finally arrived. The first Pegasus World Cup Invitational will be off and running Saturday afternoon at Gulfstream Park. In this week’s Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the field of 12, the two dominant favorites and possible upsetters, plus […]

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Pick The Pegasus: Keep OTTBs Warm With Charity Contest

In conjunction with Horseware Ireland®, the Paulick Report is pleased to announce “Pick The Pegasus: Keep OTTBs Warm With Charity Contest,” a free online game based on the results of the inaugural $12-million Pegasus World Cup Invitational to be run at Gulfstream Park Saturday, Jan. 28. The contest will benefit an aftercare charity accredited by […]

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The Pegasus World Cup is all in on the rematch between Arrogate and California Chrome
The Friday Show: Private Eyes, Indelible Moments, And The Rematch

A pair of stories published at the Paulick Report this week looked at the problem of illegal drug use in the horse racing industry and where the biggest gaps in oversight might lie. In this week’s Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick give their takeaways from “Combating a Culture of Cheating.” Plus, with the […]

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PR Special KEE Jan 2017 screen shot
PR Special Keeneland January: Alydar’s Dam, Calumet’s Broodmare Influence

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the grounds of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale.  In this edition of the PR Special, Natalie Voss examines the impact of Alydar’s dam Sweet Tooth and of Calumet Farm’s broodmares throughout the recent decades. In […]

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UFC star Conor McGregor is promoting the Pegasus World Cup to his millions of followers
The Friday Show: Bringing Trash Talk To The Pegasus World Cup

The first Pegasus World Cup Invitational, now just three weeks away, has solicited as its spokesman one of the most popular athletes on the planet. To say he’s a talker is an understatement. In this week’s Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the choice of Ultimate Fighting Championship star Conor McGregor as the […]

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