The Friday Show

The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Redesigning The Future?

A visit to most of the newer Major League Baseball stadiums is a vastly different experience than it once was, thanks to a rethinking of the location and design of modern ballparks. Is horse racing on the verge of a similar shift? In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Integrity Of The Sport?

It seems to be an annual query for the Thoroughbred racing industry as the current year wanes — what is the top priority for next year? In a recent poll at the Paulick Report, readers gave a fairly definitive answer: Integrity. The question is, what exactly does that mean? In this edition of The Friday […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Wild And Crazy Predictions For 2018

‘Tis the season for New Year’s predictions, but it’s always difficult to make accurate ones. Instead, the guys on The Friday Show make prognostications that are unlikely to take place but are fun to discuss. In that spirit, this edition of The Friday Show has Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick looking into their crystal balls […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: What Now For California Racing?

It’s been one of the most devastating weeks one can imagine for horse racing, in particular, California’s equine industry. The massive outpouring of support and assistance in recent days reminds us how tight-knit and collaborative this sport can be. But with the at least temporary loss of stabling at San Luis Rey Downs and tragic […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: High Altitude?

Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by the wildfires ravaging Southern California, specifically San Luis Rey Downs, a situation we will continue to monitor. Elsewhere, racing goes on and in South Florida, the spotlight shines this weekend on the Clasico del Caribe, a passionate event that has captivated the Caribbean region of Latin […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Freezing Out The Form?

The Paulick Report recently reported that Churchill Downs Inc. has stopped selling the venerable Daily Racing Form print editions at its racetrack in Louisville and at Fair Grounds in New Orleans. In its place, Churchill Downs is offering its own betting guide with Brisnet information at half the price of the DRF. In this edition […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: The 2nd Annual Paulick Report Turkey Awards

The Friday Show comes early this week, with the Thanksgiving holiday upon us. And in the spirit of the season, we are pleased to present the 2nd annual Paulick Report Turkey Awards. In case you missed last year’s awards ceremony, horse racing is rarely short on colorful characters (polite euphemism in some cases), bizarre incidents […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Information Please?

Jockey Roman Chapa has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of making false statements in a case involving the alleged use of an illegal device on a racehorse. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the bigger picture of this third violation by Chapa and the official response to it. […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: Lessons From Old Del Mar?

Hosting a Breeders’ Cup at a new venue always brings some trepidation, but the racing industry has just completed the task twice in the last three years — Keeneland in 2015 and Del Mar this year. So where do these Breeders’ Cup editions stack up? In the latest version of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow […]

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The Friday Show Presented By Cal Racing Cares: The Del Mar Breeders’ Cup Edition

The wait is no more. Today’s the start of the 34th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, taking place for the first time Where the Turf Meets the Surf at old Del Mar. In this special Breeders’ Cup edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the big names and races […]

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