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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Information Please?

Jockey Roman Chapa has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of making false statements in a case involving the alleged use of an illegal device on a racehorse. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the bigger picture of this third violation by Chapa and the official response to it. […]

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500 Christmas Smiles: BGFC Fundraising To Provide Holiday Gifts To Farm Workers’ Children

Central Kentucky’s Thoroughbred farm workers are still responsible for their equine charges all throughout the upcoming holiday season. Blue Grass Farms Charities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization based in Lexington, Ky., is committed to providing these workers’ children with Christmas gifts, as well as a holiday dinner for the family. Founded in 2003, the BGFC […]

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Cot Campbell: Less Racing, But More Partners?

There is no question that when one “gets along in years” one tends to think that the good old days were better. I am definitely along in years, and I am pretty damned sure many things used to be better. That admitted, I wish to address two ponderable points having to do with owning a […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Lessons From Old Del Mar?

Hosting a Breeders’ Cup at a new venue always brings some trepidation, but the racing industry has just completed the task twice in the last three years — Keeneland in 2015 and Del Mar this year. So where do these Breeders’ Cup editions stack up? In the latest version of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow […]

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PR Special Keeneland November: ‘The Fly On The Wall’

The Paulick Report offers a second special print publication for the Keeneland November Sale, available here and on the sales grounds in Lexington, Ky. In this edition of the PR Special, we learn more about Bill Landes of Hermitage Farm, recently named the Ted Bates Farm Manager of the Year. Frank Mitchell turns his Stallion […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: A Classic Case Of Redemption

Steve Asmussen can be wound a little tight now and then, but the good vibrations he was putting out in the days leading up to the Breeders’ Cup championships at Del Mar were as laid-back and cool as a Beach Boys melody from the 1960s. The trainer of Classic favorite Gun Runner was among a […]

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PR Special Keeneland November: Honor Code Attracts Attention

The Paulick Report once again offers a special print publication for the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Tuesday in Lexington, Ky. In this edition of the PR Special, we re-enter our Kentucky Farm Time Capsule, focusing this time on Hamburg Place. Frank Mitchell turns his Stallion Spotlight on Honor Code’s first crop weanlings […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton November: Returning To Faraway Times

The Fasig-Tipton November Sale kicks off today in Lexington, Ky., and the Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer a print publication available here and on the sales grounds. In this edition of the PR Special, Natalie Voss takes us back in time to the days of Faraway Farm, home to the legendary Man […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: The Del Mar Breeders’ Cup Edition

The wait is no more. Today’s the start of the 34th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, taking place for the first time Where the Turf Meets the Surf at old Del Mar. In this special Breeders’ Cup edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the big names and races […]

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Ray’s Del Mar Breeders’ Cup Travel Guide: Final Thoughts

Hope the last few installments of my Del Mar Breeders’ Cup Travel Guide have helped some out-of-towners decide what to do with any spare time they have and where to find good food in an unpretentious environment. If not, it’s been fun for me to re-live why I love the Del Mar area so much. […]

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