In The Gates Podcast (ESPN.com)
In The Gate #208 - Elusive Sports Records: 5/24/1505/24/15
Al Attles (teammate when Wilt Chamberlain scored 100 pts) & Gary Player (9 major golf titles, half of Jack Nicklaus' record 18) on hard-to-reach records like the Triple Crown.
In The Gate #207 - Smarty Jones: 5/17/15
Trainer John Servis remembers the 2004 Triple Crown near-miss of Smarty Jones, and what it will take for American Pharoah to seal the deal. ESPN.com's Bill Finley analyzes.
Pharoah's Jubilee: 5/11/15
Justin Zayat reflects on American Pharoah's Kentucky Derby win and looks ahead to Preakness. Plus, the Baltimore Sun's Childs Walker on residual tension in Baltimore.
In The Gate #205 - Lael Means Loyalty: 5/2/15
Gretchen & Roy Jackson, owners of 2006 Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro, send out Divining Rod in the Preakness. Plus, an analysis of American Pharoah's Derby win.
Handicapping the Derby: 5/1/15
Bob Ehalt of ESPN.com and NY Hotlist handicapping service & Catie Staszak of Gulfstream Park break down the Kentucky Derby.
In The Gate #203 - Quick on the Draw: 4/29/15
Who won/lost at the Derby draw? ESPN reporter Jeannine Edwards assesses the starting gate lineup. Plus, owner Ron Paolucci sends out War Story in the Derby.
Zayat's Triple Play: 4/28/15
Owner Ahmed Zayat sends out 3 Kentucky Derby horses, including the favorite, American Pharoah. Plus, Simon Callaghan discusses live longshot Firing Line.
Derby Tuesday: 4/27/15
Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher assesses his top Derby contenders Carpe Diem & Materiality. Also, jockey Victor Espinoza takes us in the saddle with favorite American Pharaoh.
Derby Week Begins: 4/26/15
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert discusses his heavyweight Derby challengers - American Pharaoh & Dortmund. Also, owner Gary West sends out Oceanwave in Friday's Kentucky Oaks
In The Gate #199 - Desert Roses: 4/18/15
Legendary South African trainer Mike de Kock on his UAE Derby winner, Mubtaahij, who's ready for the Derby. Amanda Duckworth analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
Dortmund for Kicks: 4/12/15
Owner Kaleem Shah discusses his undefeated Kentucky Derby hopeful, Dortmund. The Racing Post's Sam Walker analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary on CC Lopez & El Kabeir.
In The Gate #197 - Far Sighted: 4/5/15
Trainer Ron Moquett discusses his background in Tough Man competitions, as well as his Arkansas Derby contender FAR RIGHT. Gary West analyzes, & reviews recent Derby preps
In The Gate #196 - I'd Rather Be in China: 3/27/15
Trainer Carla Gaines has Bolo ready for Santa Anita Derby. Plus, Eden Harrington, whose China Horse Club - based in Beijing - co-owns Wood Memorial hopeful, Daredevil.
Win by Knockout: 3/22/15
Luis Saez, jockey of Florida & Ky. Derby contender Itsaknockout, talks about dealing w?loss of his 17-year old brother, Juan. Jim Freer analyzes, plus Barry Abrams commentary
In The Gate 194 - California Dreaming: 3/13/15
Trainer Art Sherman discusses 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome's chances to win the sport's richest prize, the $10M Dubai World Cup. Amanda Duckworth analyzes.
In The Gate #193 - Gone Girl: 3/7/15
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas discusses entering Kentucky Oaks hopeful 3-year old filly Take Charge Brandi in the Rebel Stakes against colts. Gary West analyzes.
A Touch of Class: 2/27/15
Owner Everett Dobson discusses his Kentucky Derby hopeful, Classy Class. Our own Bill Finley analyzes the three-year-old field, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
Top Prospect: 2/21/15
Trainer Clifford Sise discusses up-and-coming California-based Derby contender Prospect Park. Terry Turrell breaks down the Derby field, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.
In The Gate #190 - Kevin Costner: 2/13/15
Two-time Academy Award winner Kevin Costner stops by the "In The Gate" podcast to talk horses and his new movie, "MacFarland, U.S.A."
Looking "Up": 2/6/15
Trainer Rick Violette discusses promising 3-year-old Upstart & racing issues in NY. Gulfstream's Catie Staszak breaks down 3-year-old picture, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.
- Bristol, CT