The Harness Racing Alumni Show.

The Harness Racing Alumni Show.

"The Harness Racing Alumni Show is a unique broadcast about current horse racing which will bring real news and a world of issues that are the main concerns of everyone in the harness & thoroughbred industry. It will also feature expert discussions on equine conditioning, training, driving, veterinary care, racing integrity, fan promotion, race track surface & barn conditions. We also will offer a weekly update on the Standard-bred Retirement Fund."

Episodes

June 23, 2022 21 min
David Yarock is the cofounder of the Gural, Settlemoir & Yarock (GSY) Amateur Driving Club and Meadowlands Series. He is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. David tells Freddie, Trade and Bob how he went about developing the GSY and how it has evolved and exceeded his expectations. His driving club has an amazing average wagering handle of $217,000 per race at the Meadowlands. Yarock explains the differenc...
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Driver, trainer, and owner Greg Peck joins Freddie, Trade and Bob on this week's Harness Racing Alumni Show. Greg gives the details of his recent invitation to travel to France to speak about breeding and the possibility of breeding an American stallion to some French mares. He leaves for France on June 19th and will be there for 5 days and he plans on driving in a few races. Find out more on this week's broadcast.
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Standardbred International breeder and owner Gordon Banks returns as this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Gordon discusses with Freddie, Trade and Bob the recent dismissal by a Federal Judge of the USTA's unconstitutionality claim against HISA, they also talk about the drug trainer guilty pleas and convictions. Don't miss this informative broadcast.....!!!
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Marty Irby, Washington DC top lobbyist and the CEO of the Animal Wellness Action, returns as this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Marty discusses with Freddie, Trade and Bob the recent hearings that took place in DC regarding the SAFE Act. Irby also talks about HISA and Texas who are clashing over regulator lines. All on this week's informative broadcast.
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Former Presiding Judge Art Gray returns as this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Art discusses with Freddie, Trade and Bob his candid thoughts about the current drug related indictments and the right of racetrack's having an exclusion policy. All on this week's broadcast.
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If you raced at Roosevelt Raceway, you’ll remember who this week's guest is…!!! His name is Jim Overdorf…, yes, the owner of Gray's Saddlery is onboard with us this week…!!!
Overdorf shares with Freddie, Trade, Bob and guest host Greg Peck, his involvement with the movie “April Love.” Then, he gives us his insight on how to market and promote harness racing today. It’s all on this week's podcast. Listen now, you’ll enj...
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Barry Irwin and Marty Irby are this week's guests on the Harness Racing Alumni Show.
Barry Irwin is one of thoroughbred racing's most successful owners and breeders. He bred and owned Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom. He and Marty Irby, Washington, D.C.’s Top Lobbyist for the last 3 years, join Freddie, Trade and Bob on this week's Alumni Show. They discuss the recent announcement by HISA, who selected the Drug Free ...
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Superstar racehorse Charlie May’s owner, Don Tiger, returns as this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Tiger shares with Freddie, Trade and Bob the thrill of owning Charlie May and explains the excitement of his horse winning his first start of the season at the Meadowlands in 1:48.3 with a last quarter in 25.3. He then gives an update of the intense litigation surrounding his horse's disqualification in last y...
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HISA Executive Director Lisa Lazarus talks harness racing;
HISA Executive Director Lisa Lazarus is interviewed by guest host Andy Cohen on this week's Harness Racing Alumni Show. Lisa talks with Andy about harness racing and gives an update on the progress of HISA in creating the Federal rules for safety and integrity. All on this week's informative broadcast.
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Steve Stewart of Hunterton Farms is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Stewart shares with Freddie, Trade and Bob the details of the Horseracing Integrity & Safety Authority meeting that he and other leaders from our sport recently attended. At the Zoom conference, they met the new HISA Executive Director Lisa Lazarus. She and other HISA board members discussed with harness racing stakeholders the status o...
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Award winning Canadian Standardbred trainer John Burns, is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. He was the four-time Ontario Jockey Club trainer of the year. Burns is also the winner of six O'Brien Awards and trainer of two world champions…, Towners Image and Hardie Hanover. Guest host Greg Peck proudly interviews him. All on this week's captivating show. Don't miss it.
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Steve Wolf, one of harness racings most distinguished Public Relations Directors and Journalists, is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Wolf, who is the former PR director at Pompano Park shares with Freddie, Trade and Bob his story of how great the racing and crowds were when he began working at Pompano. He then continues to explain what he feels led to its current situation. Steve sends out a warning to the ...
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Sammy Belote, of the legendary Delaware/Maryland harness racing family, is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Sammy shares with Freddie, Trade and Bob his family's beginnings and their history in the sport. He offers his opinions on the indicted trainers and the illegal drugs in the racing industry. Belote then reveals his thoughts of where he believes the sport will be in 10 years from now. All on this we...
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Gary Bonacci, long time standardbred racehorse owner, is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Gary recently was critical of the USTA’s leadership on several social media sites regarding their stand against freeze branding and their overall management. He shares with Freddie, Trade and Bob his reasons for the criticism and offers solutions to the problems that face our sport. All on this week's informative br...
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Willow Oak Ranch owner, Richard Arnold, from the great state of Tennessee, joins Freddie, Trade and Bob on this week's edition of the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Richard is a prominent attorney and an owner/breeder of standardbred racehorses. Arnold shares with us the story of how he first got involved in harness racing. He also discusses the reasoning behind his letter to HRU voicing his criticism of the Williams & Faraldo...
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On this week's Harness Racing Alumni Show, Don Tiger and Marty Irby join Freddie, Trade and Bob. While sharing the dates of Positive Sting’s test results, Tiger asks the question, “If the split sample results were known on October 7th…, as reported by Industrial Laboratories, why were the results not made public until late December?” Marty Irby then joins us in the second half of the broadcast to discuss the need for reform and...
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An update of the litigation surrounding last year's Meadowland Pace on this week's Alumni Show. Star racehorse Charlie May's owner Don Tiger, gives us all an update on the court proceedings regarding his horse's disqualification from the Meadowlands Pace. On this week's Harness Racing Alumni Show, Don also discusses some o...
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Former New York lead gaming investigator, Joel Leveson, is our guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show this week. Leveson gives the details of his intricate 2011 Lou Pena investigation. He talks about finding and exposing beard trainers. Lots of inside facts are discussed here. It’s a don’t miss edition of our broadcast. Later, Ellen Harvey joins the show with a call-to-action urgent message regarding freeze branding.
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Investigative reporter Emilie Munson of the Albany Times Union is this week's guest on the Harness Racing Alumni Show. Emilie discusses with Freddie, Trade and Bob the how and why of her investigating the corruption in Harness and Thoroughbred horse-racing. From laboratories being underfunded along with misconduct by corrupt officials, trainers and vets. All on this week's broadcast. Don't miss it...!!
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Jeff Gural the owner of the Meadowlands Racetrack, Tioga Downs & Vernon Downs, joins Freddie, Trade and Bob on this week's Harness Racing Alumni Show. Jeff expresses his opinion of the recent eye-opening Andy Cohen article that was published in the Paulic Report. He shares his insight into the Adrienne Hall testimony that helped convict dope dealing vet, Dr. Seth Fishman. Gural talks candidly about the Fishman client list a...
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