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John Engelhardt will talk about the issues of the day that affect horse racing, such as synthetic surfaces, medication rule changes, the fate of the industry as a whole, VLTs and Casinos, and human interest stories of triumph and defeat. You will also hear our spot play of the week, where John will handicap the feature races for the upcoming weekend, and will give out his best plays. We will keep you abreast racing’s big events.

John Engelhardt will talk about the issues of the day that affect horse racing, such as synthetic surfaces, medication rule changes, the fate of the industry as a whole, VLTs and Casinos, and human interest stories of triumph and defeat. You will also hear our spot play of the week, where John will handicap the feature races for the upcoming weekend, and will give out his best plays. We will keep you abreast racing’s big events.
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Las Vegas, NV

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VoiceAmerica

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John Engelhardt will talk about the issues of the day that affect horse racing, such as synthetic surfaces, medication rule changes, the fate of the industry as a whole, VLTs and Casinos, and human interest stories of triumph and defeat. You will also hear our spot play of the week, where John will handicap the feature races for the upcoming weekend, and will give out his best plays. We will keep you abreast racing’s big events.

Language:

English


Episodes

WP Welcomes Equine Prog Dir. Sean Beirne and Media Dir. Ryan Martin

1/17/2019
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The Director of the Equine Industry Program in the College of Business at the University of Louisville. Sean Beirne had a variety of posts in the racing industry starting in college as a hot walker for D. Wayne Lucas at Churchill Downs to Administration Assistant at Arlington International Racecourse, to Vice President of Racing and Track Announcer at River Downs.

Duration:00:53:44

WP Welcomes DRF Writer Jay Hovdey and Handicapper Brian Zipse

1/10/2019
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Jay Hovdey, one of the heralded racing writers of our generation, who works for the Daily Racing Form,will join John to discuss the major events of 2018 and a look to the future in 2019.

Duration:00:50:13

WP Welcomes Turf Writer Marty McGee and Com Director Eric Wing

1/3/2019
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Marty McGee was the most recent recipient of the Walter Haight Award for Career Excellence in Turf Writing. That puts him in a league with the likes of legends Raleigh Burroughs, Red Smith, Joe Hirsch, Jennie Rees and Bill Mooney to name just a few in a Who's Who of racing scribes over the decades.

Duration:00:55:56

Encore: Jockeys Guild Representative and Retired Jockey Abigail Fuller

12/27/2018
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The Jockeys' Guild hosted their recent 2018 Annual Meeting, in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 10 and 11, 2018. The assembly was attended by active and retired jockeys from the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse industries. Discussions were held on how to enhance the sport of horseracing

Duration:00:55:56

WP Welcomes Author Patrick Gilligan and Media Relations Ryan Martin

12/20/2018
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Patrick Lawrence Gilligan has woven a beautifully written novel that incorporates his own experiences in racing, history lessons of the sport and travels with his wife as they traverse the country in support of their son Jack during his apprenticeship in North America.

Duration:00:54:18

WP Welcomes Old Friends' Michael Blowen and Handicapper Ryan Martin

12/6/2018
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The new annual Old Friends magazine is fresh off the presses and the farm's founder Michael Blowen will join us to reflect on some of the racing greats that passed in 2018 and what they meant to the farm. He will also tell us about some of the new retirees at the Georgetown, Ky. facility for 2019.

Duration:00:55:24

WP Welcomes Trainer Kyle Rothfus and Handicapper Bob Roberts

11/29/2018
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Kyle Rothfus who is a Retired Racehorse Project trainer & Mare / war horse specialist will take us through the story of Worthy of Wings, a hard knocking thoroughbred mare who not only had 138 starts, but survived the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico.

Duration:00:55:00

WP Welcomes Writer Dan Tordjman and Handicapper Ed DeRosa

11/15/2018
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Dan Tordjman, one of the founding fathers of Equestricon, was a guest on the show prior to the event in Louisville during Breeders' Cup week. Was the event a hit or a miss? Dan will be our first guest. Join us to find out!

Duration:00:52:48

WP Welcomes Retired Jockey Eddie Donnally and Racecaller Ed Meyer

11/8/2018
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Former jockey Eddie Donnally continues his tireless efforts in support of riders in both spiritual and monetary fashion.

Duration:00:55:33

2018 Breeders' Cup Special Edition

11/1/2018
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It's racing's biggest day and we are bringing in two of the most popular and successful WinningPonies guest handicappers - Ed Meyer and Daily Racing Form's Dan Illman.

Duration:00:55:03

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Joel Politi and Handicapper Brian Zipse

10/25/2018
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Dr. Joel R. Politi is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint replacement and reconstruction.

Duration:00:55:51

Award Winning Writer Milt Toby and Handicapper Jonathan Kinchen

10/18/2018
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The Keeneland Library Lecture Series presents Milton C.Toby, most recently the author of Taking Shergar: Thoroughbred Racing’s Most Famous Cold Case, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 at 6:30 EDT.

Duration:00:53:59

WP Welcomes Ex Jock Donna Barton and Handicapper Rich Ruda

10/11/2018
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Donna Barton Brothers will be our first guest. Born in a family of riders, Donna retired from the saddle as the second leading female jockey in the country by money earned.

Duration:00:54:03

WP Welcomes DRF Marty McGee and Handicapper Rich Eng

10/4/2018
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It's "Win and You're In!" weekend, with top races on both coasts and in the heart of Bluegrass country.

Duration:00:54:23

WP Welcomes Blood-Horse Jeremy Balan and HT.com Eric Wing

9/27/2018
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The Breeders' Cup is just around the corner! Santa Anita showcasing 4 "win and you're in" Breeders' Cup races on Saturday as we ever so quickly approach the Breeders' Cup.

Duration:00:54:53

WP Welcomes Track Announcers Keith Jones and Ed Meyer

9/20/2018
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A longtime lover of horse racing, Keith got into the industry in 1985, his first job coming in the publicity office at the newly re-opened Garden State Park.

Duration:00:54:31

WP Welcomes Writer Dan Tordjman and a Woodbine Handicapper

9/13/2018
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Dan Tordjman is a freelance writer, blogger, handicapper and founder of the horse racing website, DanonymousRacing.com. Dan is "beyond thrilled" to be joining America's Best Racing as a Brand Ambassador in New York.

Duration:00:54:11

WP Welcomes Attorney Dick Downey and Journalist Caton Bredar

9/6/2018
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Saturday is the biggest day of the meet at Kentucky Downs with four graded stakes races and daily purses through the roof. We have two members of the Kentucky Downs analysis team joining us with Dick Downey and Caton Bredar.

Duration:00:56:03

WP Welcomes Back Handicapper Gary West and Writer Tom Law

8/30/2018
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It is Labor Day weekend and the Stakes will be smoking all over the country! We are putting two great racing personalities to work on helping us find angles and winners in Kentucky and New York.

Duration:00:54:49

Preview of the Travers with DRF's Dan Illman and Matt Bernier

8/23/2018
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It is time for the “Mid-Summer Derby” and a plethora of quality-laden graded stakes races. We are lucky to get the “Daily Racing Form’s Dynamic Duo” of Dan Illman and Matt Bernier to weigh in on the historic Travers Stakes and the amazing undercard.

Duration:00:55:54