In The Gates Podcast (ESPN.com)
A Touch of Class: 2/27/1502/27/15
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.
In The Gate #188 - Return of Chrome: 2/1/15
Perry Martin, co-owner of 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome, looks ahead to his season debut. Also, Gulfstream's Catie Staszak previews the Donn Handicap.
In The Gate #187 - Culture Shock: 1/27/15
We discuss controversial shockwave therapy procedure with expert Dr. Scott McClure of Iowa State and for a horseman's perspective w/Augustin Stable owner George Strawbridge.
Dance Little Sister: 1/19/15
Apprentice jockey Alexandra Jara, whose brother -- Fernando -- won Belmont Stakes and Breeders' Cup Classic at age 18. Bob Ehalt analyzes 3-yr olds, & Barry Abrams' commentary.
Dems Da Rules: 1/14/15
Charles Town Races steward Larry Dupuy on transparency & rules uniformity amongst states. Gary West has an early look at promising Derby hopefuls, & Barry Abrams' commentary.
In The Gate #184 - Races of the Year: 1/2/15
We begin 2015 by reliving the top 10 races of 2014, as voted by our listeners and our expert panel.
In The Gate #183 - Strangers in Paradise: 12/26/14
Horsemen in Florida scramble for stalls after the Churchill Downs-owned Calder Race Course begins partial redevelopment of property.
Natural Selection: 12/22/14
Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone discusses the Parelli approach to so-called "natural horsemanship" and her work with A.C.T.T. equine therapy. Charlsie Cantey analyzes.
In The Gate #181 - Sharing the Wealth: 12/15/14
Is Virginia horsemen's not-for-profit mgmt proposal a new prototype? We discuss with Sherwood Chillingworth (Oak Tree), Dennis Drazin (Monmouth), & Tim Ritvo (Gulfstream).
In The Gate #180 - Power to the People: 12/3/14
Terry Meyocks (Jockeys' Guild), Pete Rotondo (Breeders' Cup) and Jenny Kellner (NYRA, former racing journalist) answer our listeners' questions on how to change horse racing
In The Gate #179 - Saratoga Warhorse: 11/24/14
Hundreds of soldiers are thankful this week for the Saratoga Warhorse program, which uses off-the-track thoroughbreds to help vets with PTSD.
Legend becomes a Rookie: 11/19/14
Jockey Kieren Fallon -- winner of 3 Epsom Derbies and the Arc de Triomphe -- looks for a career spark by riding in California. Ed Zieralski analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.
In The Gate #177 - Horse of a Different Breed: 11/11/14
Jan Vandebos, co-owner of John C. Mabee winner Moulin de Mougin, has a unique take on how/when to race. Amanda Duckworth on Horse of Year debate, plus Barry Abrams' commentary
Hotaling Heart: 11/3/14
Double-amputee Marine corporal Josh Hotaling recounts losing his legs in combat, and the bittersweet story of the horse named for him.
Handicapping the Cup: Part II: 10/30/14
Our experts break down the Breeders' Cup Sprint, Mile, and Classic. Panelists include our own Bob Ehalt, Brisnet's Les Instone,& 13-year old Michael Sandulli, who drops some knowledge!
In The Gate #175 - Handicapping the Cup Part II: 10/30/14
Our expert panel breaks down the Breeders' Cup Sprint, Mile, & Classic. Panelists: Bob Ehalt, Brisnet's Les Instone, & 13-yr old Michael Sandulli, who drops some knowledge.
In The Gate #174 - Handicapping the Breeders' Cup Part I: 10/29/14
We break down the Dirt Mile & Distaff (run on Fri), Juvenile & Turf (run on Sat). Our handicappers are Bob Ehalt and...13-year old Michael Sandulli.
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