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Discussing the hottest topics in horse racing from the students of the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program. New Podcast airs every Tuesday.

Discussing the hottest topics in horse racing from the students of the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program. New Podcast airs every Tuesday.
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Discussing the hottest topics in horse racing from the students of the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program. New Podcast airs every Tuesday.

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English


Episodes

The Finale - Guest Speakers: Curtis Linnell and Luis Juaregui

5/2/2019
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It's time for the final episode of the spring semester here on Off The Turf! Host Alex Sausville is joined by Curtis Linnell, the Executive Vice President of the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau to discuss how they protect the racing public as well as the sport from corruption, as well as digital tattooing and more. As well, California Steward and former jockey Luis Juaregui joins Off The Turf to discuss his experiences in the racing industry, the recent changes being implemented at...

Duration:00:37:41

Guest Speakers: Marsha Kelly and Dionne Benson

4/23/2019
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Off The Turf is back for the penultimate episode! As time winds down for the semester at the University of Arizona, host Alex Sausville is joined by two special guests, Marsha Kelly and Dionne Benson. Marsha talks with us about the difference between animal rights and animal welfare, as well as her experiences working in public relations with the greyhound racing industry. As well, Dionne Benson, the Executive Director of the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium discusses many different...

Duration:00:42:23

Guest Speakers: Scott Finley and Paul Monroe

4/17/2019
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A special week at the Race Track Industry Program where we have two guest speakers joining host Alex Sausville for this week's podcast! Scott Finley joins Off The Turf to discuss international racing and simulcasting, as well as his experiences in the racing industry. As well, Paul Monroe visits from Lone Star Park to discuss the marketing side of the business as opening day arrives this Thursday.

Duration:00:50:30

Guest Speaker: Scott Chaney - California State Steward

4/10/2019
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Off The Turf this week features a special discussion with California State Steward, Scott Chaney. Scott talks with host Alex Sausville about the recent changes in California racing including the new crop reform at Santa Anita Park. Scott also discusses other improvements coming for California racing, as well as what he deals with as a steward and much more!

Duration:00:42:58

Guest Speaker: Izzy Trejo - New Mexico Racing Commission

4/2/2019
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For this weeks edition of Off The Turf special guest Izzy Trejo stops in to the Race Track Industry Program. Izzy, the Executive Director of the New Mexico Racing Commission, discusses with host Alex Sausville his experiences in the racing industry, as well as the continued progress in the New Mexico horse racing industry. Izzy joins the Off The Turf Podcast following a record breaking weekend of handle for New Mexico's derby prep race, the Sunland Derby.

Duration:00:26:28

Kentucky Derby Talk

3/26/2019
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This week on Off The Turf, host Alex Sausville is joined by fellow RTIP students Nick Fanucchi and Taylor Owens to discuss the road to the Kentucky Derby. In addition, we will discuss many of the prep races in the upcoming weeks, as well as who will be in the starting gate on the first Saturday in May!

Duration:00:35:00

Special Guest: Andrew Offerman and Gaming To Promote Horse Racing

3/19/2019
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A special guest for this weeks edition of Off The Turf! RTIP alumni Andrew Offerman, the Director of Racing Operations at Canterbury Park joined us to discuss some of the great innovations for racing in Minnesota and much more! As well, host Alex Sausville will be joined by fellow student Jacqueline Schumacher talking about how to use gaming as a way to promote and market horse racing.

Duration:00:42:32

Special Guest: Frank Lamb and Horse Racing's Newest Venues

3/12/2019
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For the first time here on Off The Turf we have a guest speaker joining us for this weeks podcast! Frank Lamb, Director of Gov't Affairs with Wyoming Downs joins us to talk about Historical Horse Racing and the racing industry in Wyoming, as well as some of his racing experiences. As well, host Alex Sausville will be doing a segment talking about some of the newest venues in horse racing that will be opening up in the coming months throughout North America.

Duration:00:41:58

Experiences with Steeplechase Racing and Finding the Value in Non-Freshman/Proven Sires

2/25/2019
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Host Alex Sausville is joined by fellow students of the Race Track Industry Program, Jayson Campbell and Jacob Shepard for this weeks episode. Jayson discusses some of his experiences working with steeplechase racing and its similarities with flat racing, while Jacob discusses finding the value in stallions who are neither proven or freshman.

Duration:00:41:33

Horse Wagering and Sports Betting's Impact on Racing

2/18/2019
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Host Alex Sausville is joined by fellow students of the Race Track Industry Program, Mitch Gerson and Nick Fanucchi for this week's episode. Mitch will be discussing some of the different wagers in horse racing and where their value is. Nick will be discussing the impact of sports betting and how racing can benefit.

Duration:00:40:18

Horse Ownership and Promotion of the Racing Experience

2/11/2019
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Host Alex Sausville is joined by fellow students of the Race Track Industry Program, Jacob Shepard and Taylor Owens for this week's episode. Jacob who is a member of the Churchill Downs Racing Club, will discuss drawing and retaining new horse ownership. Taylor on the other hand will be diving more into the promotion of the racing experience and the usage of social media and other outlets to do so.

Duration:00:42:50

Promoting Racing's Athletes and Racing as a Skilled Game

2/4/2019
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Host Alex Sausville is joined by fellow Race Track Industry Program students Hugh Drexler and Abel Zander for our inaugural episode. Hugh will discuss promoting horse racing's athletes, while Abel Zander will be talking about how to promote racing as a skilled game.

Duration:00:39:28