The Friday Show

The Friday Show: On Derby Points, Speed Figures, And Stronach’s Vision

Saturday’s the final opportunity for Kentucky Derby contenders to grab points they might need to get into this year’s field of 20. In this third year of the Road to the Kentucky Derby points system, how do you think it’s working? Plus, speed figures can help break down the Derby field and make comparisons between […]

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The Friday Show: Derby Malaise, Royal Dissension?

The 141st Run for the Roses should be a lot clearer after this weekend, which features three of the final four major prep races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. It’s a last chance to gauge top contenders such as Dortmund, Carpe Diem, and El Kabeir in action before the first Saturday in May. […]

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The Friday Show: Derbies And Rainbows, On The Scene At Gulfstream

It’s one of the biggest weekends on the racing calendar, featuring the Florida Derby, the Louisiana Derby, and the $10 million Dubai World Cup, where Horse of the Year California Chrome is favored. The Friday Show is the road in South Florida at beautiful Gulfstream Park, where the weather looks perfect for one of the […]

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The Friday Show: A Surprising Derby Trend, And Some Weight With That Lasix?

The battle over race-day medication in U.S. horse racing may go dormant from time to time, but the forces pushing for change continue to work towards their goal — despite resistance from many horseman. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss a new proposal in Kentucky regarding Lasix. Could […]

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The Friday Show: Derby Talk And Synthetic Moves

We’re fast approaching the most important prep races on the Road to the Kentucky Derby. This weekend features the 2015 debut of American Pharoah, the colt that could go favored on the first Saturday in May. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick share their thoughts on the Derby contenders […]

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The Friday Show: No Heavy Lifting Required?

Welcome back to The Friday Show, the Paulick Report’s look at leading stories of the week in the racing and Thoroughbred industries, plus some items you may have missed. In this week’s show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick talk about a weighty issue — the mysterious disappearance of significant pound assignments in events like this weekend’s Santa Anita Handicap featuring […]

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The Friday Show: One Tough Ticket Or Ray’s Couch?

For the second consecutive week, the Thoroughbred racing industry is dealing with a major media transaction. As the Paulick Report reported Thursday, The Jockey Club is expected to reveal today that it has completed a purchase of the venerable racing publication, the Blood-Horse. Meanwhile, the Breeders’ Cup announced that tickets go on sale to the public far […]

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The Friday Show: Mergers, Acquisitions, And Rail Positions

It was an eventful week in the horse racing industry, specifically with respect to how it is covered on television. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick delve into the Betfair-Stronach deal merging the two major racing networks, TVG and HRTV. They also take an email question on run-ups and […]

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The Friday Show: Chrome Vs Belief, Geldings, And Whips In The Hand

Every Friday is different, and this one is a doozy. Not only is it Friday the 13th, but it’s also Valentine’s Day eve; plus, today kicks off a long weekend of racing that includes a pair of Kentucky Derby preps, one of them on Monday. The Paulick Report takes you into the weekend with the […]

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The Friday Show: ‘Turf Love’ And The Showdown At Santa Anita

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce The Friday Show, our version of TGIF. To end each week, we’ll give further insight into top stories, industry developments and big races, as well as add a few twists you might not see on the website, read your emails, and much more. In our first edition of […]

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