Bill Finley
Run 'em if you got 'em

Is Wayne Lukas the only trainer left who isn't afraid to treat his race horses like race horses and not fine porcelain china?

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Jay Cronley
Slotted for success

Since slot machine players are like horse race stockholders, it's educational to visit some of the plants from time to time to see if there's any chance that the casino enthusiasts will tap out and that our sport could suffer as a result of reduced slot revenues.

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Amanda Duckworth
A tale of two stewards

Horses are not machines. Races are not always going to be cleanly run no matter what the rules are.

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Gary West
Cup completely empty

To focus on the Breeders' Cup Classic might overlook a more disturbing problem: This was the most unsatisfying World Championships in history.

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In the Gate: Horse Racing Podcasts
Legend becomes a Rookie

Jockey Kieren Fallon -- winner of 3 Epsom Derbies and the Arc de Triomphe -- looks for a career spark by riding in California. Ed Zieralski analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.

Horse of a Different Breed

Jan Vandebos, co-owner of John C. Mabee winner Moulin de Mougin, has a unique take on how/when to race. Amanda Duckworth on the Horse of Year debate, plus Barry Abrams' commentary

Hotaling Heart

Double-amputee Marine corporal Josh Hotaling recounts losing his legs in combat, and the bittersweet story of the horse named for him.