The Friday Show: Third Annual Paulick Report Turkey Awards
The Friday Show comes mid-week with the Thanksgiving holiday upon us. In the spirit of the season, we are pleased to present the third annual Paulick Report Turkey Awards. Who in the racing industry earned the Turkeys Can’t Fly Award? What about the Way Too Seriously Award? Who deserved the Double Turkey? And of course, […]
The Friday Show Presented By NYRA Bets: Racing More Or Less?
There’s little question the modern Thoroughbred is racing less often than it used to. The main inquiry is why? In this edition of the Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the issue, based on a recent conversation at Equestricton. Plus, what does this week’s reported purchase of Kentucky Downs mean for the racing […]
The Friday Show Presented By NYRA Bets: Who Gets The Hardware?
The 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships is in the books, so now the annual conversation about year-end awards begins. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the various Eclipse Award categories, starting with Horse of the Year, which became intriguing with the results at Churchill Downs […]
‘We Got The Big One’: Accelerate Takes Classic To Silence Sadler Doubters
Breaking from the outside number 14 stall after being reluctant to load in the starting gate, Hronis Racing’s Accelerate won the 35th running of the $6-million, Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs on Saturday, giving trainer John Sadler his first victory in the world championships with his 45th starter. Ridden by Joel Rosario […]
‘She Conquered America!’: Enable Outduels Magical To Win Breeders’ Cup Turf
She was the top story heading into the Breeders’ Cup, and on Saturday Enable delivered a thrilling victory in the $4 million Breeders’ Cup Turf, winning a two-horse battle with Magical (IRE) down the stretch. Enable, the back-to-back winner of the Arc de Triomphe, became the first horse to ever win the Arc and the […]
Monomoy Girl Hand-Ridden To Triumphant Breeders’ Cup Distaff Win
Michael Dubb, Monomoy Stables, The Elkstone Group and Bethlehem Stables’ Monomoy Girl had a lot of questions to answer at the top of the stretch in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff, including some late-race antics in her most recent start. After pressing the early pace, the Kentucky Oaks-winning filly was challenged by the Churchill Downs-loving Blue […]
Euro Invader Expert Eye Flies Late Under Dettori To Capture Breeders’ Cup Mile
The Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Mile finish was a thriller for spectators at Churchill Downs Saturday, but it also proved a nail-biter for Sir Michael Stoute, trainer of victor Expert Eye (GB). Expert Eye and Frankie Dettori were shuffled farther back than is typical for the 3-year-old colt. The pair were fourth from last going […]
Miller’s Double Double: Roy H Powerful In Breeders’ Cup Sprint Repeat
Rockingham Ranch and David Bernsen’s Roy H has now won the Breeders’ Cup Sprint for two years in a row, emulating his Peter Miller-trained stablemate Stormy Liberal from the Turf Sprint earlier on the card. Sent off as the second choice at 5-2, the 6-year-old gelded son of More Than Ready covered six furlongs over […]