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The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Talking Tapeta With Jim Lawson

Jim Lawson, CEO of Woodbine Entertainment, recommended to the company’s board of directors in 2015 that the Toronto racetrack’s main Polytrack surface be replaced with another all-weather synthetic material, Tapeta Footings. Eight years later, he is confident it was the right call. Woodbine is one of the safest racetracks in North America, with 0.42 racing […]

Longshot Look Presented By Kentucky Downs: Hunting For Value On Opening Day

The elite Kentucky Downs meet kicks off Thursday, Aug. 31., featuring some of the nation’s largest purses and field sizes, and one of the most attractive wagering menus on the racing calendar. The Paulick Report is back with another season of Longshot Look to help you get the most out of one of North America’s […]

VIDEO: Where Are The Horses Of The 2015 Kentucky Derby Today?

The 2015 Kentucky Derby featured one of the strongest top-to-bottom fields in recent memory, led by eventual Triple Crown winner and Horse of the Year American Pharoah. Bloodstock editor Joe Nevills takes a look at where every member of the 19-horse field is today, eight years after the race. Some have gone on to prominent […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Answering Reader Questions With Gary Contessa

We’re switching things up a bit on this week’s episode of The Friday Show. If you follow us on Instagram or subscribe to the Paulick Report Insider Patreon feed, you’re familiar with our “Ask Me Anything” video series, where a member of our staff answers reader questions about horse racing, or whatever else passes through […]

Holding On For Dear Life, Abel Lezcano Survives Scary Incident At Hawthorne

Abel Lezcano put on an incredible show of courage and athleticism at Hawthorne Race Course near Chicago on Sunday, holding on for dear life after his right stirrup broke while he was battling for the lead in the third race aboard the 5-year-old gelding Christmas Present. The duo started from the No. 1 post position […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Does The King’s Plate Go Through Kalik?

An overflowing entry box for Canada’s most important Thoroughbred race, the $1-million King’s Plate, suggests that this year’s field of Canadian-bred 3-year-olds is without a standout. Seventeen horses are expected to be in the starting gate, with two others on the also-eligible list for Sunday’s race, the highlight of a 13-race card that begins at […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: Where Have The Private Stables Gone?

Private stables once ruled the racing world. Owned by wealthy families with names like Galbreath, Kleberg, Mellon, Phipps, Vanderbilt, and Whitney, these stables bred Thoroughbreds to race them, developing female families over generations and sticking to mostly proven stallions, relying on one trainer and often having a jockey under contract to ride all of their […]