Tune in now for Winning Ponies new episode “Winning Ponies Welcomes Harris Farms’ Manager David McGlothin and Twinspires.com VIP Customer Service Manager Les Instone” on the Voiceamerica Sports channel.
After having California Chrome’s farrier on the show last week, our first guest David McGlothin is the Manager of Harris Farms in California where California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit stands. He also raised California Chrome on the farm, from birth to breaking. California Chrome is back at the farm and Dave will give us an update on his recuperation from the Triple Crown trail. In the second segment, a previous guest on the show Les Instone who is the VIP Customer Service Manager at Twinspires.com is back to help us handicap some of the main races this week-end: the $150,000 Gr. 3 Bashford Manor Stakes and the $225,000 Gr. 2 Firecracker Handicap both from Churchill Downs; the $500,000 Gr. 1 Santa Anita Gold Cup From Santa Anita and the $250,000 Gr. 1 Mother Goose Stakes from Belmont Park.
On the show we will talk about the Sport of Kings. We will delve into the different features of the Winning Ponies. John Engelhardt will talk about the issues of the day that affect horse racing, such as synthetic surfaces, medication rule changes, the fate of the industry as a whole, VLTs and Casinos, and human interest stories of triumph and defeat. You will also hear our spot play of the week, where John will handicap the feature races for the upcoming weekend, and will give out his best plays. We will keep you abreast racingâs big events. Featured on the show will be guests (trainers, jockeys, jockeyâs agents, owners, and celebrity handicappers). Promotional giveaways will be featured, such as brand merchandise and free WinningCredits. “Winning Ponies” is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 PM Eastern/5 PM Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Sports Channel.