Hello and welcome to the In the Money Players’ Podcast, the show formerly known as the DRF Players’ Podcast. Peter Thomas Fornatale and Jonathon Kinchen will talk about horse racing news and look ahead to upcoming races.
The fantasy football bye week woes are over! It is time for week 8 action to shake off that funk. Join Craig and Rich as they give you your NFL bet fix with an addition of John with his spread bets. Plus Alan Studer with analysis of NCAA Football action across the country.
Nick is joined by Racing Post Senior Writer Lee Mottershead to discuss the day's domestic and global horseracing news. Among news items considered today are the concerning attendance records since racecourses reopened, the intervention of ex-Champion jockey Paul Hanagan into the debate surrounding weighing room culture, and the release of BHA data on projected field sizes for 9 race cards. Nick and Lee also discuss the Melbourne Cup, are joined by James Fanshawe (trainer of defending champ Audarya) to talk Breeders' Cup, and by Harry Derham, assistant trainer to Paul Nicholls, to run the rule over some of the key chasers being lined up for the autumn's big prizes, including Cyrname in this Saturday's Charlie Hall at Wetherby. JA McGrath drops in from Happy Valley... or is it Sha Tin?
John and Spencer go over 3 races from Laurel Park on Maryland Million day those races are 8-9-10 and some angles we talk about are using early biases to help collect later on in the card and using higher denomination in a P3 instead of playing lower base ticket exotics
Nick is joined by broadcaster Cornelius Lysaght to reflect on the day's best stories from around the horseracing world. They begin by discussing an interview given to The Guardian newspaper by Frankie Dettori to promote his new book, in which he breezes through a range of significant and serious subjects. They also consider Joseph O'Brien's comments on Australian racing protocols, look ahead to the jump racing this weekend and provide further analysis of yesterday's PJA statement as well as celebrating the return of Grand National winning rider Rachael Blackmore. Nick catches up with trainer Ismail Mohammed, the Newmarket-based trainer looking to complete an audacious double with runners in the Melbourne Cup and Breeders' Cup, while Naohiro Goda spins us through the Japanese runners at Del Mar. Plus, legendary former trainer Criquette Head Maarek tells Nick about the history of her family's stud, Haras du Quesnay, as we continue our Tuesday series with Weatherbys.
Nick is joined by Daily Mirror journalist David Yates to discuss the day's latest national and international horseracing news. They lead with news of a strong statement from the Professional Jockeys' Association, which calls for an end to the BHA's investigation into the Robbie Dunne/Bryony Frost case on the basis that a second week of newspaper revelations and the processes of the investigation now precludes a fair hearing. Reflecting on an excellent weekend of racing on the Flat and over Jumps, Nick talks to owner/breeder Julian Richmond Watson about the success of Scope in the Group One Prix Royal Oak, while Champion Jockey Harry Skelton reflects on a superb weekend on Allmankind and Third Time Lucki and looks forward to Shan Blue in the Charlie Hall at Wetherby. Later in this edition, Nick is joined by Jayne Moore, whose jockey son Josh has now been waiting a week for surgery, with his operation delayed four times.
It's Maryland Million Day and we lead off the show with PTF talking to Naomi Tukker and Jack Jenkins about the late Pick 5. Next up, Jill Gentili is here to go over Belmont's Pick 6, which includes two graded stakes races. John Cox is here to talk about his favorite place in the world, Keeneland, and to give a few thoughts on Saturday's card. Then last but not least, Drew Coatney and PTF give picks and analysis for Woodbine's Saturday Late Pick 4
Nick is joined by broadcaster Rishi Persad to consider the latest headlines from around the world of horseracing. They lead with a difficult day for John and Thady Gosden's Clarehaven stable, with the news of a positive test for banned substance ketamine, found to be a contaminant from a user among the stable staff. Gosden's star Mishriff was then ruled out of the Breeders' Cup. Nick and Rishi also discuss Charlie Appleby's six contenders for Del Mar, revealed to Nick last night, plus look ahead to the Vertem Futurity with trainer Roger Varian, whose Bayside Boy is a key player. Varian also brings news of star fillies Eshaada and BC bound Teona. Later in the show, JA McGrath previews the Cox Plate in association with HBA Media, while James Willoughby brings us his weekly rankings update.
On this episode of First Over with Edison Hatter, Edison is joined by the Meadowlands on-air talent Dave Brower to talk about the Early Pick 5 at Woodbine Mohawk and to quickly preview all 12 divisions of the Breeders Crown ahead of the eliminations this weekend at the Meadowlands.
Nick is joined by Racing Post senior writer Lee Mottershead to discuss the latest news from around the horseracing world. They begin by discussing the news from Australia that leading Cox Plate fancy Gold Trip (a European import) would likely be withdrawn from the race as he had not satisfied the veterinary check, despite trainers David Eustace and Ciaran Maher plus rider Damien Oliver being more than happy with the horse. Nick talks to an obviously frustrated Eustace and discusses the implications for the international future of the country's biggest races. Nick and Lee look ahead to the weekend, consider the fields sizes at Cheltenham, ponder the likely brilliance of Aidan O'Brien's two year old Luxembourg and talk to Charlie Johnston, the assistant trainer of his chief rival in the Vertem Futurity, Royal Patronage. They also continue the prize money/fixtures debate, noting the intervention of significant political figures. Later in the show, Nick catches up with Thoroughbid founder Will Kinsey, who has details of their latest online auction.
Acacia is joined by owner Michael Dubb, who speaks about some of the differences in buying horses at sales and claiming horses, and reflects on the recent big win at Keeneland with Shantisara. She is then joined by Winstar's Elliott Walden, who looks back on the careers of recently pensioned stallions Distorted Humor and Congrats.
The Stronach 5 Players' Podcast is back! (For this week anyway. . .) There is a $70k plus carryover and we've got a team to help you sort through it. Co-hosted by PTF and Naomi Tukker, with contributions from Tom Quigley, Ashley Mailloux, and Kali Francois, we take you through a challenging sequence with races from Laurel, Santa Anita, Gulfstream, and Golden Gate.
Nick is joined by RTE and Racing TV broadcaster Jane Mangan to discuss the day's national and international racing news. Continuing yesterday's prize money debate among owners and trainers, Nick talks to leading All Weather trainer Mick Appleby, who expresses his dismay at having no knowledge of what his trade body (NTF) was proposing, and owner Jim Walker, who is broadly against the proposed ARC prize money deal. Walker, owner of Gold Cup hero Subjectivist, broke the news that his star could yet make a surprise return to the racecourse if continuing his progress from serious injury. Nick and Jane begin the show by discussing the Irish budget and its implications plus the return of crowds in Ireland. They also consider the rise and rise of Hollie Doyle, talk to BCS CEO Rod Street for a debrief on Champions' Day, and ponder whether Mishriff should run in the Breeders' Cup Classic, aided and abetted by NBC analyst Matt Bernier.
Gabby and Spencer go over 3 races from this past Saturday at Keeneland races 5-6-8 and some angles they talk about are how good of a tandem Chad Brown and Flavien Prat are and why you should fade favorites off there best surface
Nick is joined by journalist and broadcaster Lydia Hislop to discuss the day's racing news. They lead today with the prize money row that broke out last night when the National Trainers' Federation (NTF) and Professional Jockeys' Association (PJA) torpedoed a deal that had been agreed by the Arena Racing Company (ARC) and the other constituents of the Horsemen's Group (HG). Nick talks to trainer Ralph Beckett, a vocal member of the NTF council, and to Charlie Parker, HG Chair. Nick and Lydia also discuss the comments of incoming PJA Jumps President David Bass in light of the Frost/Dunne case discussed on yesterday's show. Later in the show, Nick catches up with Harriet Bethell, whose walk in aid of the Injured Jockeys' Fund at Pontefract yesterday was another remarkable step on her journey to recovery, while esteemed vet James Crowhurst discusses the new Thoroughbred Breeders' Welfare Guidelines as we go around the Bloodstock world with Weatherbys.
Nick is joined by the Daily Mirror's David Yates to discuss the day's latest national and international racing news. They lead with the leak of the 120 page document detailing the bullying charges brought against jockey Robbie Dunne in April as a result of complaints made by fellow rider Bryony Frost; charges which Dunne denies. In this episode, they also discuss an angry Champions' Day, which saw Frankie Dettori, John Gosden and Sheikh Fahad all expressing significant displeasure. Later in this edition, Shadwell manager Angus Gold talks about the future of the operation in the glow of the successes of Baaeed, Eshaada and Aldaary on Champions' Day.
We kick off today's show with PTF and JK looking back at the Keeneland Fall Challenge. Next up, Sean Boarman is here to talk about his early Breeders' Cup preparations. Last but least, Kim Weir of the TRF drops by to give us the low down on Thursday night's annual TRF Horse Show, which can be viewed http://trfinc.org (here).
Tom is joined by broadcaster Rishi Persad to look ahead to tomorrow's QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot. We hear from Sheikh Fahad's racing manager David Redvers about the sponsorship of the event and he also talks jockey's championship and the team's unwavering support of retained rider Oisin Murphy. Laura Collett is along to talk about working with Champion Stakes runner Dubai Honour and Amy Ryan tells about stable favourite Brando, set to run in his sixth consecutive Champions Sprint. We get a TRC Global Rankings update from James Willoughby and Jim McGrath joins us to preview this weekend's features in Australia in the first of four segments in association with HBA Media.
On this episode of First Over with Edison Hatter, Edison is joined by Hoosier Park's Emily Gaskin to talk about the Big Saturday night card at Woodbine Mohawk and the huge Friday night card at Hoosier Park.
Spencer Luginbuhl guest hosts for PTF on this week's ITM Players Podcast. On today's episode we have Scotty McKeever to go over the late pick 5 at Keeneland. Then Drew Coatney talks about the late pick 4 at Woodbine along with a bonus best bet. Next yo, Klaus Ebner discusses Sunday's Woodbine stakes and the Saturday night JRA races. Last but not least PTF makes a guest appearance on his own show to talk about NYRA's Saturday Pick 6. sequence.
Tom Stanley in for Nick and joined by leading horse racing broadcaster Cornelius Lysaght to at first discuss the unfolding Jockey Championship. We hear from confirmed Champion Apprentice Marco Ghiani and speak to Alan King who sends out Trueshan in defence of his QIPCO Long Distance Cup crown this weekend. Joe Callan, one of the breeders of the record-breaking Time Test colt at Tattersalls Book 2 Sales, is along to reflect on his journey with the horse and we also speak to Shaikh Salman bin Rashed al Khalifa about a stellar list of entries for this year's Group Three Bahrain International Trophy.
Nick is joined by Racing Post Senior Writer Lee Mottershead to discuss the day's latest news and developments from around the horseracing world. They lead with the ever more absorbing story of the UK jockeys' championship, noting the support given to William Buick from some former supporters as he tries to close the gap on Oisin Murphy, while Nick talks to Buick's agent Tony Hind. With the news that Poetic Flare is retired to stud in Japan, Jim Bolger explains at length to Nick why he took the decision to draw stumps and sell the horse. Nick and Lee continue the build up to Qipco British Champions' day and, later in the show, jockey Robert Winston explains why he has made a comeback after two years out of the saddle plus JA McGrath brings his weekly report from Hong Kong.
On the new show, Nick Tammaro is back -- by popular demand -- to go over BC prep action from the weekend. Then Bill Duncliffe of the Can Do podcast is here to talk about his plan to walk the Boston Marathon route in honor of his 65th birthday in an effort to raise money for the TRF's Second Chances program. To donate, https://www.trfinc.org/walk-for-the-horses-bill-duncliffe/ (go here).
Nick is joined by Daily Mirror journalist David Yates to discuss the day's national and international racing news. On what has been a fast moving morning in terms of QIPCO British Champions' Day news, Nick brings news of Poetic Flare's withdrawal from the QE2 Stakes and likely future, talks to owner/breeder David Ward about the retirement of top sprinter Starman to Tally Ho Stud, and gets the low down from William Haggas's brilliant clutch of likely runners on Saturday. Nick and Dave look ahead to a possible Champion Stakes run for Adayar and examine how the Oisin Murphy failed breathalyser last Friday is likely to impact further on this week's news. Still in Lexington for the Keeneland Fall Stars meet, Nick catches up with trainer Kenny McPeek, who won two Graded races over the weekend with promising juveniles en route to the Breeders' Cup and who shared thoughts on continuing to train for Phoenix Thoroughbreds.
In a special Sunday edition of the show, Jeff Bratt of Wooodbine and Drew Coatney of http://inthemoneypodcast.com/ (inthemoneypodcast.com) sit down with PTF to go over Woodbine's Late Pick 4, which includes the Cup and Saucer Stakes and the Ontario Matron, as well as to give their thoughts on Race 3, the G3 Durham Cup, which pits one-time Belmont Stakes hero Sir Winston against last year's Queen's Plate winner Mighty Heart.
The new show kicks off with Michael Domabyl of http://inthemoneypodcast.com/ (inthemoneypodcast.com) and Scotty McKeever of EquineEdge going over Saturday's All-Stakes Pick 5. Then Matt Vagvolgyi is here to go over the Vosburgh from Belmont and the Pick 6. Last but not least, Jeff Bratt and Drew Coatney dive in to the late Pick 4 at Woodbine.
Nick is joined by RTE and Racing TV broadcaster Jane Mangan to discuss the day's national and international racing news. In addition to previewing the excellent weekend action from Newmarket, they also discuss the news of racehorses being removed from the food chain, the continuing Covid-related ban on lower grade horses from Ireland competing in Britain, and this week's Tattersalls sales. Completing our series with Watership Down stud, Charlotte rounds up the fortunes of the stud's yearlings in a candid interview with Simon Marsh. James Willoughby is along for a particularly absorbing edition of the TRC Global Rankings, while Nick catches up with Daniel Thrace, the actor who played jockey Tom in the acclaimed short film The Fall.
On this episode of First Over with Edison Hatter, Edison is joined by Ray Cotolo of NAHUPicks and elsewhere to talk about his experience in the industry and to handicap the Saturday night action at Woodbine Mohawk on Grassroots Finals Night!
Nick is joined by David Yates, Newsboy of the Daily Mirror, to discuss the day's latest national and international racing news. Nick is based in Lexington, Kentucky for the prestigious fall stars fixture, but begins this episode with the news that Arc hero Torquator Tasso will race on in 2022 with a repeat at Paris Longchamp as the target. Nick and Dave also expand on the debate prompted by the suggested moving of the Arc date and the resulting comments from Ascot surrounding British Champions Day. Ascot's Clerk of the Course Chris Stickels joins the show to predict how the ground might look for next weekend's fixture, while Nick also talks to trainer James Ferguson, whose Mise en Scene is a strong fancy for tomorrow's Fillies' Mile at Newmarket, and to jumps Champion Paul Nicholls, who explains why he has chosen the unlikely venue of Newton Abbot for the seasonal debut of stable star Bravemansgame.
Join Producer Craig, Rich Wilhelm, Alan Studer, and TV's Matt Bernier for a new episode of Odds Honest Truth. Taking a look at bets in the NFL and NCAA, gives out plays around the country with player props, parlays, spreads and more! Who's your best bet this week?
If you sign up for In the Money Plus today, you'll get all our Keeneland coverage plus all our Breeders' Cup extra content. Go http://inthemoneypodcast.com/plus (here) to learn more. Michael Domabyl and Eric Solomon of http://inthemoneypodcast.com (inthemoneypodcast.com) are here with PTF to give their thoughts on the late Pick 5 at Keeneland on Opening Day, including the key Breeders' Cup preps, the G1 Alcibiades and G2 Phoenix.
Tom Stanley is joined by Racing TV and ITV Racing broadcaster Rishi Persad to at first reflect on the Kempton photograph incident late yesterday evening where the judge changed the initial decision on the outcome of the race. We then hear from Cheveley Park Stud Managing Director Chris Richardson who reflects on a big purchase at Tattersalls Book 1 sales yesterday and looks ahead to the Fillies' Mile where Inspiral heads the market. She will be taking on, amongst others, Irish raider Magical Lagoon and Jessica Harrington is along to talk about her chances. With news that Pat Eddery is the latest name to be inducted into the Hall Of Fame both Rishi and Pat's former weighing room colleague Kevin Darley pay tribute. And it's Wednesday so we get our weekly Hong Kong update from Jim McGrath.