Gary West
The Triple Crown 100

The dreaming has begun, and the vagaries are gathering. And so it's time for the annual Top 100 Potential Triple Crown Noisemakers.

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Bill Finley
Eclipse Awards in need of change

Fixing most things that are wrong in horse racing is complicated if not impossible. But this one is easy.

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Jay Cronley
What's in a name?

I have had the fun fortune to have spent time with two of the greatest writers ever, Evan Hunter and Donald E. Westlake.

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Bill Finley
Predicting the Eclipse winners

Bill predicts the winners of Saturday night's Eclipse Awards.

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Amanda Duckworth
A numbers game

Here's a look at the tale of the tape in the Horse of the Year race.

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Jay Cronley
Learning the hard way

The state of any game is often best analyzed by its newcomers.

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In the Gate: Horse Racing Podcasts
Dance Little Sister

Apprentice jockey Alexandra Jara, whose brother -- Fernando -- won Belmont Stakes and Breeders' Cup Classic at age 18. Bob Ehalt analyzes 3-yr olds, & Barry Abrams' commentary.

Dems Da Rules

Charles Town Races steward Larry Dupuy on transparency & rules uniformity amongst states. Gary West has an early look at promising Derby hopefuls, & Barry Abrams' commentary.

Races of the Year

We begin 2015 by reliving the top 10 races of 2014, as voted by our listeners and our expert panel.