Each year, the American Graded Stakes Committee reevaluates the grading system for the highest level races in the U.S., downgrading some from Grade 1 or Grade 2 and upgrading others from Grade 2 or 3. It's an annual decision that has wide-ranging implications for the racing and breeding industries.
In this special edition of The Friday Show from Gulfstream Park, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the theme running through the changes for 2019.
Plus, the Paulick Report is in South Florida for the Clásico del Caribe, being held for the second time outside of Latin America. The names of the horses in the Caribbean Classic event are always a fun subject, plus who's going to win the races on Saturday?
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