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Paulick Report 7/20 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay in touch with Thoroughbred racing news throughout the day with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Ray Paulick previews the weekend graded stakes action, including Saturday’s Grade 1 Diana Stakes at Saratoga, which opened its meeting on Friday. Sunday’s stakes action includes a rematch in the G1 Coaching Club American Oaks between […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Are You Experienced?

We’ve reached that week of the year when the popular boutique summer meets on each coast kick into gear. Are Del Mar and Saratoga still reaching the right audiences? In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the latest approaches to targeting on-track fans and what that means for the […]

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Paulick Report 7/19 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay in touch with Thoroughbred racing news throughout the day with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Scott Jagow shares the opening day numbers from Del Mar and looks forward to the beginning of the Saratoga meet on Friday. Plus, a well-known dirt filly is trying the grass for the first time and […]

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Paulick Report 7/18 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Catch up on the latest news in the world of Thoroughbred racing with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Scott Jagow shares news about the retirement of a world-class filly, and Oaklawn Park has news about its 2019 schedule. Plus, it’s opening day at Del Mar, and Justify strikes a pose as a […]

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Manuel Ycaza: Fiery On-Track, A Gentleman Off The Track

In my mind’s eye, I can still see Manuel Ycaza on Dr. Fager as they wheeled into the clubhouse turn in the Jersey Derby at Garden State Park on May 30, 1967. One of the greatest race horses of all time, Dr. Fager would go on to win by 6 ½ lengths, only to be […]

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Hagyard Partners Offer Differing Opinions About Misdating Of Radiographs

Two partners in the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute offered differing opinions on the practice of misdating auction radiographs on Monday during the continuation of a pre-trial hearing to a civil suit in Fayette County Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky. The misdating of radiographs by some Hagyard veterinarians was initially revealed several weeks ago in the […]

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Del Mar Odyssey: 40 Years And Counting

All roads lead to Del Mar. Well, at least for me they do. Nothing against Saratoga, which has the best race meeting in North America in a historic setting in upstate New York, but Del Mar has been a rite of summer for me for the last 40 years. It began in 1979, the year […]

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‘Scary’ Morning Incident At Belterra Park Brings Safety Protocols Into Question

On June 26 at 7:30 in the morning, Kellie Hedges was breezing a filly alongside a friend at Belterra Park near Cincinnati, Ohio. Without warning, the filly’s front legs gave out from under her, propelling Hedges to the ground and rolling over top of her. The filly got up, apparently unfazed, and was eventually run […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: What Are The Odds?

Last weekend’s Dwyer Stakes at Belmont Park stirred up an issue that’s plagued the racing industry for years — the issue of dramatic odds shifts late in the betting. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss what’s happening behind the scenes to cause such changes in the betting as […]

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Paulick Report 7/12 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay up-to-date with the latest happenings in the world of horse racing with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, some news from New Jersey on the initial revenue numbers from sports betting at Monmouth Park. Plus, the humorous name origin of an Indiana Derby contender whose connections are looking for a repeat in […]

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