Keeneland Day 1: Friday, October 6, 2017

Keeneland Full-Card Analysis & Selections by John M. Gaver III: Friday, October 6, 2017 Keeneland Race Course will hit the ground running when it commences its 2017 Fall Meet with "Fall Stars Weekend", a three-day black type smorgasbord featuring nine graded stakes races--five of which are grade one affairs--and stakes purse money totaling $3.75 million … Continue reading Keeneland Day 1: Friday, October 6, 2017

“Riders Up!” Episode 16–New Show Time: Every Saturday At 7:00 A.M. Eastern!

"Riders Up!" Episode 16 (10-1-2017)--New Show Time: Every Saturday At 7:00 A.M. Eastern! On this week's "Riders Up!", Frank and John recapped this past weekend's stakes action from Belmont Park, Santa Anita, and Churchill Downs and previewed the October 1 Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Gr. 1) from Chantilly, France. If you missed the … Continue reading “Riders Up!” Episode 16–New Show Time: Every Saturday At 7:00 A.M. Eastern!

Churchill Downs Day 11: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Sunday, October 1, 2017 The 2017 September Meet at Churchill Downs comes to an end on Sunday, October 1 but not before the venerable Louisville racetrack hosts a 10-race closing day program highlighted by the featured ninth on the card, a $53,000 first-tier allowance affair for fillies … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 11: Sunday, October 1, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 10: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Saturday, September 30, 2017 A robust 11-race program is on the docket on Saturday, September 30 at Churchill Downs highlighted by three black-type affairs--the 41st running of the $100,000 Jefferson Cup, for three-year-olds going nine-furlongs on the Matt Winn Turf Course; the fifth running of the $200,000 … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 10: Saturday, September 30, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 9: Friday, September 29, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Friday, September 29, 2017 The final live Thoroughbred racing weekend of September continues at Churchill Downs on Friday, September 29 with a 10-race program in the offing highlighted by the featured ninth race on the card--a $75,000 optional claiming/entry-level allowance race for two-year-olds going a flat mile … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 9: Friday, September 29, 2017

Churchill Downs Day 8: Thursday, September 28, 2017

Churchill Downs Selections by John M. Gaver III: Thursday, September 28, 2017 An eight-race program is on tap for the final "Twilight Thursday" of the 2017 September Meet highlighted by the featured seventh race on the card--a $75,000 optional claiming/entry-level allowance race for two-year-old fillies going a flat mile trip on the Matt Winn Turf … Continue reading Churchill Downs Day 8: Thursday, September 28, 2017

“Riders Up!” Episode 15–Ron Turcotte & Jimmy “The Hat” Allard

"Riders Up!" Episode 15 (9-24-2017)--with Ron Turcotte & Jimmy "The Hat" Allard Hall of Fame Jockey Ron Turcotte--best known as the regular rider for the immortal Secretariat--and professional horse player Jimmy "The Hat" Allard were the guests on this week's "Riders Up!" with Frank Lyons and John Gaver. If you missed the broadcast on Sunday, … Continue reading “Riders Up!” Episode 15–Ron Turcotte & Jimmy “The Hat” Allard