Marshall Gramm

Economics Professor Takes $150,000 ‘Gamble’ With Warrior’s Charge In Preakness

It wasn’t until after the Kentucky Derby that economist Marshall Gramm even began to consider starting a horse in the 2019 edition of the Preakness Stakes. According to the Daily Memphian, the Rhodes professor took on the idea after learning that neither Country House nor Maximum Security would be starting in the middle jewel of […]

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Thoroughbred Idea Foundation: A Centralized Authority Is Possible, If Racing Is Willing To Compromise

Three of five recommendation-laden visions were released by the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation one day following its call for industry-wide compromise on divisive issues that have fragmented the sport. Penned by professionals in different sectors of the industry – Marshall Gramm (wagering and innovation), Rick Hammerle (race planning and administration) and Brad Weisbord (owners’ services and recruitment) […]

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Thoroughbred Idea Foundation: Industry Must Come Together On Lasix Issue

The sport which brings us together is at a turning point. We have been divided for far too long on a variety of issues that impact our business. Most notably, the “Lasix debate” has been a debilitating one, inhibiting our collective ability to move ahead. The time has come for the industry to compromise – […]

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First-Year Qualifier Coles Takes Down $800,000 Prize As National Horseplayers Championship Winner

If Scott Coles wanted to leave the 20th NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC)  with the $800,000 first-place check and an Eclipse Award to his name, he figured that acting like the best handicapper in the room wasn’t going to cut it. He had to play fields that weren’t obvious attractions. He had to focus on […]

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NHC Qualifier Gramm: ‘It’s A Beautiful World’ For Modern Horseplayers

This is part of a continuing series by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association to spotlight some of the players who have qualified for the National Handicapping Championship. Click here for more NHC Player Profiles. Let us never lose sight of the fact that while racing’s woes are many, there has never been a better time […]

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