In The Gates Podcast (ESPN.com)
Toast of the Summer: 8/18/1408/18/14
Jockey Irad Ortiz (Kid Cruz; Travers) & trainer Jamie Osborne (Toast of New York; Pacific Classic) preview Saratoga's & Del Mar's signature races, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.
In The Gate #160 - Dreaming of Greatness: 8/12/14
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin on Jess's Dream, son of 2x Horse of the Year Curlin & 2009 HOY Rachel Alexandra. Teresa Genaro analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
The Prince Awaits: 8/2/14
Trainer John Shirreffs on impending debut of Cozmic One -- first foal of 2010 Horse of the Year, Zenyatta. Plus, DRF's Steve Andersen on Del Mar turf course controversy.
In The Gate #158 - Drayden Is the New Black: 7/28/14
Apprentice jockey Drayen van Dyke and semi-retired Tony Black talk shop.
In The Gate #157 - Unstoppable, Uncatchable, Untapable: 7/21/14
Jockey Rosie Napravnik discusses Ky. Oaks champ Untapable's chances when she takes on the boys in the Haskell. Bob Ehalt analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
In The Gate #156 - Tom Durkin: 7/16/14
Retiring track announcer Tom Durkin reflects on his 4 decades calling races, the last 24 in New York. Plus, Terry Turrell discusses the latest on California Chrome.
Quantum of Solis: 7/6/14
Jockey Alex Solis, to be inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in August, joins the show. Plus, Jennie Rees of the Louisville-Courier Journal on Dale Romans' altercation.
In The Gate #154 - The Unanimous Declaration: 6/29/14
Members of the horse racing community recite excerpts of the Declaration of Independence. On ESPN.com, you can find a document with each person's name. Follow along!
Changing the Triple Crown: 6/23/14
California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn, Maryland Jockey Club president/COO Tom Chuckas, & 2011 Preakness-winning trainer Dale Romans on whether the Triple Crown should be changed.
Between the Devil and Deep Blue Salt: 6/17/14
"In The Gate" delves into the newest illicit drug, Cobalt Chloride aka "Blue Salt." Guests are Dr. Dionne Benson (RMTC) & Terry Bailey of Racing Victoria in Australia.
Royal Ascot preview, Belmont review: 6/7/14
Legendary British presenter John McCririck previews the high-stakes, high-society Royal Ascot meeting. Amanda Duckworth recaps Belmont Stakes, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.
Handicapping the Belmont Stakes: 6/6/14
Hank Goldberg, Steve Davidowitz of ESPN.com & the Daily Racing Form, and Ed DeRosa of the Brisnet handicapping service break down the Belmont Stakes. Great inside info.
Can't Spell Victory Without Victor: 6/4/14
California Chrome's jockey, Victor Espinoza, on what it will take to complete the Triple Crown. Jeannine Edwards analyzes Chrome's chances, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
In The Gate #148 - Art Sherman: 6/3/14
California Chrome's trainer, Art Sherman, prepares for Saturday's Belmont Stakes. Also, trainer Ken McPeek's unique take on the Triple Crown's 36 year drought.
In The Gate #147 - Seattle and the 12th Man?: 6/2/14
1977 Triple Crown champ Seattle Slew's jockey - Jean Cruguet - on whether Calif. Chrome becomes 12th winner. Plus, David Bakke of Moneycrashers.com on $$ Crown implications.
In The Gate #146 - A Funny Thing Happened: 6/1/14
Jackson Knowlton discusses the Triple Crown ride of his group of "regular guys," like team California Chrome. Gary West analyzes tBelmont field, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.
Affirming the Truth: 5/26/14
Patrice Wolfson, co-owner of 1978 Triple Crown winner Affirmed, shares memories as well as thoughts on California Chrome.
In The Gate #144 - Sunday Silence vs Easy Goer: 5/16/14
Arthur Hancock (owner, Sunday Silence), Shug McGaughey (trainer, Easy Goer) and New York racing analyst Harvey Pack remember one of the sport's greatest rivalries.
In The Gate #143 - From Obscurity to Stardom: 5/10/14
Kentucky Derby-winning jockey Victor Espinoza discusses his path from Cancun, Mexico to winning roses. Bob Ehalt looks ahead to the Preakness, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
In The Gate #142 - A Little Birdie: 5/4/14
Jim Wilson, Academy Award-winning director of "Dances With Wolves," on new "50-1" movie on 2009 Derby winner Mine That Bird. Terry Turrell on California Chrome's Derby win.
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