The Saturday Special – Nov. 18

Sure signs of Thanksgiving and winter on the way are everywhere as racing rolls along here in the middle part of November.

The Saturday Special – Nov. 11

A memorable Breeders’ Cup World Championships in the books and a full slate of action on tap a week removed from the big two-day extravaganza at Del Mar. The Saturday Special presented by Pin Oak Stud also returns after just a week’s hiatus and we’re ready to roll with plenty on tap.

Steeplechase Picks & Preview: Charleston finale

It’s come to this. Racing since March, the National Steeplechase Association seasons concludes Sunday with the Charleston Steeplechase in South Carolina.

Breeders’ Cup Moments: Gun Runner & beyond

When you spend two days at Breeders’ Cup doing interviews and commentary for Horse Racing Radio Network you walk about 12 miles, talk to too many people to remember and emerge with little more than snippets of moments from 13 championship races.

Gun Runner delivers in big moment

Be proud of Gun Runner. You don’t have to own him, train him or even know him, but be proud of him. The chestnut 4-year-old isn’t the biggest horse in the world or the strongest or even the most handsome.

But he’s the best.

Forever Unbridled gets her due in Breeders’ Cup Distaff

Chuck Fipke walked out of the Del Mar test barn Friday night and asked for a mint. “Anybody have a mint? Who has a mint? Can someone give me a mint?” People instantly reached for their pockets – a veterinarian, a writer, some family members, even Bo Derek.