Ray Paulick

Una Burla Al Deporte Hípico En Hialeah: La Culpa Es Del Estado, No Del Propietario

NOTA: Hemos decidido traducir para esta sección un revelador artículo del día 20 de Junio publicado por nuestro editor Ray Paulick luego de que hiciera una visita reciente al emblemático hipódromo de Hialeah. Lo que leerán (y verán) a continuación representa la triste realidad de lo que otrora fuera una de las plazas más importantes […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The 158th Queen’s Plate: Hialeah Hope, Royal Attraction?

Hialeah Park was once one of the most elegant venues of Thoroughbred racing in the country. The physical facility remains gorgeous inside and out, but the racing product has deteriorated — boiling it down — to a series of match races between 15-year-old Quarter Horses going 100 yards. In this edition of The Friday Show, […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine Racetrack: Changing Of The Crown?

Only one horse ran in all three legs of the Triple Crown this year, which has prompted the seemingly annual discussion about whether it’s time to make changes to the timing of the races, offer incentives or make other tweaks. In this edition of The Friday Show presented by Woodbine Racetrack, Scott Jagow and Ray […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: The Race To The Breeding Shed

There was a time, not so long ago, that sporting men and women would breed Thoroughbreds to race them. Today, it seems, we have more business people who race to breed. With the 2017 Triple Crown in the books – and three different horses winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont for the ninth time […]

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NYRA Bets Presents Belmont Countdown: What Does A Belmont Winner Look Like?

Yesterday, we heard a jockey’s perspective and a trainer’s view on how to prepare for and execute a performance in the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes. Today, we delve into visual and mental cues for a potential Bemont winner. Who better to give advice on the subject than Maggie Wolfendale, the paddock analyst for the New […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine Racetrack: Songbird In The Flesh, Belmont Day Breakdown

The 149th Belmont Stakes won’t bestow Triple Crown honors on a horse this year, but the main event and surrounding races certainly appear dreamy for horseplayers and other fans of horse racing. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick get a special backside sneak preview of champion Songbird before she […]

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NYRA Bets Presents Belmont Countdown: A ‘Gallant’ Comeback

The day jockey Earl Sande accepted the trophy for his fifth Belmont Stakes win was wet and miserable. The 1930 edition of the race, which he took aboard Gallant Fox, made him the first jockey to win the Triple Crown since the concept had come to the United States, sometime after Sir Barton’s sweep in […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine Racetrack: Fantasy Meets Reality?

A judge’s ruling in California has the potential for major repercussions in the horse racing industry and possibly, the entire world of Daily Fantasy Sports. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the ruling against Derby Wars in a lawsuit filed by the Stronach Group. What does it mean […]

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Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: Getting To Know Ray Paulick

In the latest edition of the Around the Track podcast, we go behind the scenes of the Paulick Report and learn more about the life and career of its founder, Ray Paulick. From his days trying to make it as a golf pro to writing for Jimmy the Greek to the daily double that burned […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: Time Running Out For Illinois Racing

There was a time when slot machines at Illinois racetracks might have leveled the competitive playing field for the gambling dollar. Those days are over. With the General Assembly in Springfield scheduled to adjourn this Wednesday, the clock is ticking for an industry that has been victimized by old school Illinois politics. The racing industry […]

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