COLUMNISTS

Gary West
A conversation at the track

News that Queen Elizabeth II's own horse tested positive for morphine after a win last year at Ascot may have some fans throwing their hands in the air when it comes to drugs and the sport of horse racing.

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Bill Finley
Florida racing makes comeback

Horse racing in South Florida has made a huge turnaround over the course of the last year.

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Jay Cronley
Racing for a job

Here are ways to break into the horse racing industry.

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Gary West
Untapable holds court at Monmouth

If Untapable wins Sunday on the Jersey shore, she'll join the leaders, Palace Malice and California Chrome, in the race to be named Horse of the Year.

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Amanda Duckworth
No ordinary race

Two of America's most beloved racetracks are celebrating their opening weekends, and yet the most interesting race being contested might just be taking place in Shakopee, Minn.

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Steve Davidowitz
A tactless tirade

California Chrome's great performance in the Triple Crown series was tainted by the sour grapes of co-owner Steve Coburn after the Belmont Stakes.

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MEDIA

In the Gate: Horse Racing Podcasts
Unstoppable, Uncatchable, Untapable

Jockey Rosie Napravnik discusses Ky. Oaks champ Untapable's chances when she takes on the boys in the Haskell. Bob Ehalt analyzes, plus a Barry Abrams commentary.

Announcer Tom Durkin

Retiring track announcer Tom Durkin reflects on his 4 decades calling races, the last 24 in New York. Plus, Terry Turrell discusses the latest on Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome.

Quantum of Solis

Jockey Alex Solis, to be inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in August, joins the show. Plus, Jennie Rees of the Louisville-Courier Journal on Dale Romans' altercation.

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