Gary West
A tough spot for California Chrome

California Chrome will have a chance to answer critics after coming off a lengthy layoff. But will the Kentucky Derby and Preakness champ only provide more questions?

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Bill Finley
Goodbye, old friend

No one ever accused Suffolk Down of being a nice place. The place was a dump. But it was my dump.

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Amanda Duckworth
Wise and interesting

Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is getting an image makeover after coming back from colic surgery earlier in the year.

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Jay Cronley
Breeders' Cup Memories

I went to the very first Breeder's Cup event in Los Angeles when Wild Again bullied his way through on the rail to gain the victory.

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Bill Finley
Can sports betting save NJ racing?

If Monmouth makes this work then it might be only a matter of time before you can go to one place to legally bet the ninth race exacta and over/under on the Steelers game.

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In the Gate: Horse Racing Podcasts
A Walk in the Parx

Trainer Art Sherman discusses California Chrome's first start since the Belmont Stakes, in the Pennsylvania Derby. Dick Jerardi of the Philly Daily News analyzes, plus Barry Abrams' commentary.

What Is a Picture Worth?

Oonagh Chan (Hong Kong Jockey Club) on whether beefed up simulcast production means greater revenue. Plus, Tim Turrell on California Chrome in the Pennsylvania Derby.

Jockey Frankie Dettori

European jockey Frankie Dettori on returning to star status after a drug suspension & divorce from Godolphin Racing. Plus, Frank Mitchell previews Keeneland September Yearling Sale.