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Kentucky Derby: The History of The Run for the Roses

The Kentucky Derby is the longest-running sporting event in the United States, with the iconic race first staged back in 1875. Today, according to the horse betting specialists, the Derby is also one of the world’s biggest betting events in the USA. Last year $155.4 million was bet on the 2021 event.

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Road to Derby Set, Baffert Horses Ineligible for Points

The Road to the Kentucky Derby will kick off on September 18 for the 2021-22 edition. However, horses trained by the man who has registered the most wins in the Run for the Roses will not be eligible for points. This is because Churchill Downs Inc. announced that they would not be awarded points for participating in those races to get a spot in the Kentucky Derby (G1) starting Gate.

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Handicapping the KY Derby and Patrolling the South African Bush for Sept 1, 2020

We share with you the latest episode of the Retired Racehorse Radio Show as we take you to the South African bush with Anna Mussi to talk about a very unique second career for retired racehorses. Eric Floyd joins us again to talk about the ins-and-outs of handicap racing as we prepare for the Kentucky Derby. Sarah Coleman brings us some news from New Vocations, and Leandra drops another hot training tip, and our Adoptable Horse of the Week. Listen in…  

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Behind Closed Doors Derby Given Green Light at Epsom

With horse racing postponed indefinitely since March 17th due to the coronavirus outbreak, fans, punters and connections alike are awaiting a return to normality and that green light to signal a restart to racing. It was only last month that fans were betting on horse racing, as a virtual edition of the Aintree centrepiece, the Grand National took place, but it just wasn’t the same. It didn’t do much to fill that void that horse racing – and sport generally – has left in the lives of many worldwide.

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Endurance: Mongol Derby Winner Robert Long, Long Distance Driver Angela Wood and Ride with GPS App for Sept. 10, 2019

Mongol Derby winner Robert Long tells us how he prepared and eventually won the Mongol Derby at the age of 70.  Angela Wood shares some stories from her 4,000 mile trek across the United States driving her pair of horses and we learn all about the App that is taking the long distance riding community by storm, Ride with GPS.  Listen in…

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Pan Am Games 101, Horse Health Segment on Farriers, and the Mongol Derby for July 17, 2019 by HORSELOVERZ

We are once again joined by longtime friend of the show, Lisa Wysocky, filling in as Glenn’s cohost today. Glenn starts by telling us about a young dressage rider and her special “little partner.” We have a live report from listener Diana DeRosa on the Pan Am Games 101. Next, we are joined by Steve Kraus, Head of Farrier Services at Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine, for a Horse Health Segment on what goes wrong with the horse’s hind end and how farriers can help. Then, we celebrate being born in the 70s. AND, Molly Pearson calls in to talk about the Mongol Derby. Listen in…

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Betway Winter Derby Stakes: Can favourite Wissahickon win at Lingfield?

The Betway Winter Derby Stakes will emerge from the shoots on Saturday, the 23rd of February. The Group 3 flat track horse race will take place at Lingfield Park racecourse over a distance of one mile and two furlongs. The horse racing season is getting into stride and fans can follow the latest odds courtesy of and never miss a top race. The Winter Derby will celebrate its 21st anniversary in 2019 with a long list of potential winners. Can last year’s winner Master the World master the race once more or will the derby favourite Wissahickon run to glory? Wissahickon has won plenty of plaudits from horse race insiders and it may well be a Wissahickon Winter Derby wonderland.

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Saddle Theft, Auditor Joy Orr, Mongol Derby Riders, and Equestrian First World Problems – 07-16-18 by Omega Alpha Equine

On today’s show, Karolina Malmlöv of Sellamigo joins in to tell us about her innovative idea to fight saddle theft. We speak to Auditor Joy Orr as she shares news on her amazing weekend showing her horse, Astrid, for the first time. Nickie Merle-Smith and fiancé Joel Scholz talk to us about racing in the Mongol Derby together. And, we give you the latest in Equestrian First World Problems! Listen in…

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First World Problems, Rehydration and Electrolytes, Herd Integration, and the 2018 Mongol Derby – 07-09-18 by Omega Alpha Equine

On today’s show, Dr. Chang from Omega Alpha Equine joins us to speak about the importance of rehydration and electrolyte balancing. Sheri Grunska with Pro Barn Management returns to us to talk about integrating new horses into a herd. Also, we meet 2018 Mongol Derby competitor Jocelyn Pierce. And, we give you the latest in First World Problems! Listen in…

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The Naked Foxhunter, Haflinger Sport Horse Show, Mongol Derby, and First World Problems – 07-02-18 by Omega Alpha Equine

On today’s show, we are joined by Gretchen Pelham–The Naked Foxhunter–who’s telling us about trekking across the US. Glenn and Jamie talk with the President of the American Haflinger Registry, Chuck Hendershot, about the upcoming National Sport Horse Show. Leslie Wylie stops in to introduce us to Mongol Derby rider, Jeannette Lazzaro. And, we give you the latest in First World Problems! Listen in…

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Horse Health Report, Bad Advice, and the Kentucky Derby – 05-02-2018 by HORSELOVERZ.COM

We start the show with a Horse Health Report with Chris of International Animal Health taking a look at a revolutionary new way to take care of worms. Jamie shares bad advice for horse people by horse people. Then, Jamie fills us in on the Kentucky Derby field, and Scott from the Paulick Report gives us all the details on the favorites. And, Jamie finishes OFF the show with chapter 26 of the Opium Equation. Listen in…

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