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The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Crunch Time For HISA Launch

There are just four weeks until the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority – the non-governmental organization created by a federal law passed by Congress in December 2020 – officially launches its Racetrack Safety Program on July 1 (an Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023). This means, for the first time, […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Rules In Racing That Don’t Rule

Here at the Paulick Report, we cover a lot of regulatory topics, and what usually grinds our gears is inaction – rules that should be in place, but aren’t, and their consequences. On this week’s episode of The Friday Show, we’re going in the opposite direction, and looking at some rules that are in place, […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Is It Time To Change Triple Crown Schedule?

Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher has run 62 horses in the Kentucky Derby, but only four of those runners have competed two weeks later in the Triple Crown’s second leg, the Preakness Stakes, which will be conducted at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., for the 147th time on Saturday. Two of those who […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Kaymarie Kreidel Explains Role Of The Outrider

Kaymarie Kreidel, a former jockey who now serves as an outrider at Maryland Jockey Club tracks, was in the spotlight at the Preakness Stakes in 2019 when Bodexpress threw his jockey at the start and ran riderless around the racetrack. Kreidel snagged Bodexpress before he could do any harm to himself or others. In this […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Feel-Good Stories In The 2022 Kentucky Derby

With the 2022 Kentucky Derby just days away, the Paulick Report editorial team shares the stories they find the most uplifting, interesting, and inspiring within this year’s field on this week’s episode of The Friday Show (presented a day early). Join hosts Ray Paulick, Chelsea Hackbarth, Natalie Voss, and Joe Nevills as they look at […]

The Friday Show: Answering Your Questions About Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby DQ

If the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s ruling to disqualify Medina Spirit from the Kentucky Derby and serve trainer Bob Baffert a fine and 90-day suspension left you with questions, don’t worry. You’re not alone. We have received a pile of questions from readers about the ruling since it was announced on Monday, inquiring about the […]

The Friday Show: Trials And Tribulations Of Federal Horse Doping Probe

Andrew Cohen is an attorney, legal analyst, journalist, senior editor of the Marshall Project and a Standardbred owner. In those various roles, he has a unique perspective on the federal horse doping investigation that shocked the racing world nearly two years ago with the indictments of more than two dozen individuals, including trainers from both […]

Friday Show Presented By PHBA: Snubbed In Eclipse Award Voting

Finalists were named last week for the 2021 Eclipse Awards in the various human and equine categories, and it should come as no surprise that there are differences of opinion about which horses and people were snubbed by voters and should have made the top three. In this week’s edition of the Friday Show, Paulick […]

Friday Show Presented By PHBA: ‘Jockey’ Takes Film Audience On Compelling Ride

With “Jockey,” Clint Bentley’s directorial debut has made a big impression on critics and movie audiences that have had the opportunity to see it prior to its national release later this month. Actor Clifton Collins Jr. won a Best Actor award at the Sundance Film Festival, where “Jockey” debuted last year. The movie itself is […]