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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Niall Brennan Stables: Belmont Stakes Toss Or Keep?

With just 24 hours left before the final leg of the Triple Crown, all is thankfully quiet on the Belmont Park backstretch. Nothing left to do but figure out the winner of Saturday’s 151st running of the Belmont Stakes. In this Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick play a game called Toss […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Talking Safety And Business

As the third leg of the Triple Crown approaches, the safety of horses and jockeys continues to take center stage, as it should, between stakeholders in the horse racing industry and by others outside the sport. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss some of the conversations taking place […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Niall Brennan Stables: Rhythm, Patience And Favorites?

What does it take for a horse to win the 1 1/2-Mile, 12 Furlong “Test of the Champion” Belmont Stakes? A number of things, of course. In this edition of The Triple Crown News Minute, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the factors that have propelled recent winners to victory in the third leg of […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Weeding Out The Bad Apples?

The national spotlight continues to burn hot on the Thoroughbred racing industry, with California lawmakers weighing in on the sport this week and media outlets giving their take on the future of the horse racing industry. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the investigations of equine deaths at […]

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‘Very Survival Of The Sport At Risk’: HBO’s ‘Real Sports’ Examines Racing Fatalities

“With so many racehorses dying every year in America, how long will horse racing itself survive?” That’s the fundamental question asked by correspondent Bernard Goldberg on HBO’s “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel,” which aired a 20-minute segment on equine fatalities in Thoroughbred racing in the U.S. on Tuesday night at 10 p.m. ET. The feature, […]

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View From The Eighth Pole: An Opportunity Lost For Racing

More than 18 million households tuned in to NBC Sports to watch the Kentucky Derby on May 4. According to Sports Media Watch, the A.C. Nielsen ratings actually grew in the minutes after the race to 18.5 million households as stewards deliberated whether or not to disqualify Maximum Security from his apparent win. Controversy followed […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Five Questions On The Kentucky Derby DQ Controversy

It’s been a wild week in the horse racing industry, to put it mildly, and The Friday Show responds with a lively discussion befitting the moment. Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick answer a series of “inquiries” about what happened with the Kentucky Derby disqualification of winner Maximum Security Saturday, whether it was the right call […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: Family Feud

This week, Frank Stronach went public with his grievances about how the racetrack ownership company he founded has been run by his daughter, Belinda Stronach. Ray Paulick attended the meeting in Southern California and reports on it in today’s edition of The Friday Show. Where does this leave the situation at Santa Anita? Plus, the […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: Weirdos And Wise Guys

The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is a week and a half away and aside from last minute defections, the field of 20 is set. Each year, there always seems to be one or two quirky horses in the bunch and you can book it — bettors will settle on a “wise guy” horse […]

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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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