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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Travers Day Is Upon Us

Saturday’s 13-race card at Saratoga Race Course features six graded stakes, five of them Grade 1, topped by the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers Stakes, first staged in 1864 and to be contested for the 153rd time. Highlight of the summer meet at the Saratoga Springs, N.Y., track, the Travers will be shown on FOX as […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Will Another Filly Win 163rd Queen’s Plate?

The Queen’s Plate, Canada’s oldest horse race and North America’s oldest continuously run race, was first contested in 1860. It was known as the King’s Plate before Queen Elizabeth ascended to the throne in 1952. To celebrate and handicap Sunday’s 163rd running of the Plate from Woodbine in Toronto, Ontario, Canadian horse racing journalist and […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Should HISA Be An ‘Open Book’?

Joe Gorajec, retired after a lengthy career as executive director of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission, wrote in a commentary earlier this week that the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority has failed to operate with the same transparency shown by state agencies that historically have regulated the sport. Since Gorajec’s call for more transparency from […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Andrew Cohen On HISA Litigation

With no fewer than four lawsuits filed by opponents of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority, not to mention an injunction, a stay of the injunction, and three of the cases already heading to the Court of Appeals, we called on legal analyst and Standardbred horseman Andrew Cohen to help us understand what is driving […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: All Those Court Documents

Paulick Report’s editor-in-chief Natalie Voss has an unusual summer reading list. No Stephen King or James Patterson novels, not even the new Geraldine Brooks best-seller, “Horse,” a story about an enslaved groom in Kentucky and a horse named Lexington who became an iconic stallion to Thoroughbred breeders. Instead Voss pores over court documents: depositions, transcripts, […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Haskell Preview And Question Time

The $1 million Haskell Stakes highlights a huge day at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., on Saturday, with the Grade 1 race for 3-year-olds one of five graded stakes to be run on a 14-race program. In this week’s Friday Show, Paulick Report publisher Ray Paulick and bloodstock editor Joe Nevills handicap the Haskell, led […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Lisa Lazarus Reviews First Week Under HISA Guidelines

After much buildup and speculation, the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority began enforcing its first set of guidelines earlier this month. On this week’s episode of The Friday Show, bloodstock editor Joe Nevills and editor-in-chief Natalie Voss speak with HISA CEO Lisa Lazarus about the first days of HISA enforcement. The first round of HISA […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: Amplifying Welfare And Safety Summit

The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, established in 2006 out of concern over the industry’s response to Barbaro’s severe injury in the previous year’s Preakness, was held for the 10th time on June 22. It has become an important gathering for those in the scientific, research and veterinary communities working to make racing […]

The Friday Show Presented By Monmouth Park: DeShawn Parker On 6,000 Wins And Beyond

It’s been a busy week for DeShawn Parker, who recorded his 6,000th career win on June 21 at Horseshoe Indianapolis aboard a colt named For Mama. He dedicated the victory to his late father, highly respected Ohio racing official Daryl Parker, who died in 2021. On Saturday, Parker will be at JACK Thistledown near Cleveland […]