Ray Paulick

The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: On The Lasix Plan

A group of the country’s most well-known racetrack owners unveiled a plan this week to ban the use of the race-day medication, Lasix, first in 2-year-old races and then a year later in all stakes. It sounds simple but it may not be. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: On To Louisville

The Road to the Kentucky Derby has wound its way through the country and now there’s only one stop left: Louisville Ky., in just over two weeks. In today’s Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the their takeaways from the prep season and the latest developments for Kentucky Derby 145, including […]

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Forward Thinking Moved Cummings To Create Horse Racing Lottery Game

I first met Brad Cummings in the spring of 2008, shortly before the launch of the Paulick Report. He had no publishing experience and knew nothing about horse racing. Naturally, I hired him. Cummings was the Sancho Panza to my Don Quixote as we dreamed the impossible dream of a fallen horseracing writer/editor trying to […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: On The Bubble?

This year’s Road to the Kentucky Derby points race will come down to Saturday’s last two qualifying preps and both of them will matter. The winner and runner-up of the Arkansas Derby will earn enough points (100 to 1st, 40 to 2nd) to make the field of 20 in Louisville, but depending on who it […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The PHBA: Riding Rules, Winx’s Legacy?

In the wake of the spike in fatalities at Santa Anita, the discussions continue about many of horse racing’s long-held rules and traditions. Among them is use of the riding crop. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the latest developments in California and share their thoughts on options […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: High Stakes In Hot Springs

The Road to the Kentucky Derby comes to an end this weekend with a pair of last chances to make the field of 20 on the first Saturday in May. In today’s edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the lineup for Saturday’s 100-point Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park […]

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View From the Eighth Pole: Staying The Course At Santa Anita

(Editor’s note: On Monday afternoon, the California Horse Racing Board announced that Friday’s special meeting has been cancelled and that discussions about Santa Anita were being moved to the regularly scheduled CHRB meeting on April 18. The following was published prior to the cancellation of the meeting.) The California Horse Racing Board meets this Friday for […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: California Power

While two of this weekend’s three 100-point Kentucky Derby preps, the Wood Memorial and Blue Grass Stakes, drew large fields, the Santa Anita Derby will go off with half a dozen runners. Still, the Santa Anita Derby has been extremely influential for decades on the Kentucky Derby results, and despite the small field, there’s some […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The PHBA: Ways And Means?

The recent difficulties facing the horse racing industry are now getting attention in the halls of Congress, while a bill that would provide national oversight of racing medication remains stalled. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the latest developments at Santa Anita and across the country, as recent […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Wood Could Be A Factor

Like the Blue Grass Stakes, the Wood Memorial hasn’t been the most relevant of Kentucky Derby preps in horse racing’s recent years. But could that turn around in 2019? In this edition of the Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss what might be the deepest and most competitive Derby prep of […]

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