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Chicago Race of the Day: Saturday, May 18

Ready to talk Illinois-bred maidens? In the latest episode of Chicago Race of the Day, I delve into the Arlington 7th on Saturday, May 17: an Illinois-bred maiden special weight. I point out a few pedigree facts...and may grumble, just a tiny bit, about a beat that happened five years ago, because we all have... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Sunday, May 12

In the latest episode of Chicago Race of the Day, I discuss Sunday's Arlington 6th: an Illinois-bred allowance featuring a horse who is tailor-made to get me very excited. That's right, it features an Illinois-bred Curlin baby! Listen to Chicago Race of the Day right here, or subscribe on Stitcher, Google Play, or through the RSS feed! Chicago... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: May 11

Episode 4 of Chicago Race of the Day brings us to the first stakes race of the meet, the Hanshin Cup -- as well as gives us a look back on the return of a very talented sprinter who showed on Friday that he should be ready to make noise through the summer. Listen to... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Friday, May 10

For the third day of the Arlington meet, I take a look at Friday's seventh race: a turf dash allowance that lured in some serious class horses like Shogood and Wellabled, as well as some newer faces you'll be hearing from through the course of the meet. Listen to Chicago Race of the Day right... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Saturday, May 4

Welcome to the latest episode of my new podcast, Chicago Race of the Day! For the second day of the Arlington meet, we dive into Saturday's 9th race, an allowance optional claiming sprint for three-year-old fillies, which features a proven stakes horse as well as an up-and-comer who looked like a rising star this spring... Continue Reading →

Chicago Race of the Day: Friday, May 3

It's opening day at Arlington Park -- and to celebrate, I'm starting a new podcast! Each episode will be short: a bite-sized look at one race, with all kinds of Chicago-area handicapping insight, horse information, and anecdotes along the way. Listen to my first episode -- about today's Arlington 7th - right here! Chicago Race... Continue Reading →

Big Race Showdown: Week 12

This week, the Big Race Showdown panel of Candice Hare, Emily Gullikson, Brian Zipse, Dan Tordjman, Mike McCormick, Megan Devine, Dan Cronin, and I tackles the pair of races we've been waiting for all winter and spring: the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks. See who we like right here!

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