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Featuring handicapping tips and insight from insiders, the Ron Flatter Racing Pod is posted every Friday morning via HorseRacingNation.com. Check out the interviews with owners, trainers, jockeys, racing journalists, handicappers and celebrities. The pod is hosted by HRN managing editor Ron Flatter, who has been covering horse racing around the world for more than 35 years.

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Featuring handicapping tips and insight from insiders, the Ron Flatter Racing Pod is posted every Friday morning via HorseRacingNation.com. Check out the interviews with owners, trainers, jockeys, racing journalists, handicappers and celebrities. The pod is hosted by HRN managing editor Ron Flatter, who has been covering horse racing around the world for more than 35 years.

    Owning racehorses 1.0

    Owning racehorses 1.0

    Anyone who ever wanted to own a racehorse has a chance to learn how this week with the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Horse Racing Radio Network analyst Dan Mason applies his experience as a Midlantic owner to provide lessons for beginners on how to become stakeholders in the Thoroughbred game. Charting Horse Value creator Jeff Bessa handicaps weekend races at Oaklawn plus the Grade 1 Starlet Stakes, a Kentucky Oaks points prep at Los Alamitos. The Ron Flatter Racing Pod via Horse Racing Nation is available via free subscription from Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher as well as HorseRacingNation.com.

    • 1 hr 28 min
    A Cigar for Zandon

    A Cigar for Zandon

    The Cigar Mile Handicap this weekend at Aqueduct takes center stage on the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Maggie Wolfendale Morley of Fox Sports analyzes the race and discusses the current outbreak of the equine herpesvirus in Kentucky. Owner Jeffrey Drown talks about Zandon’s bid to win the Cigar Mile and his late push for an Eclipse Award. David Levitch, the Paddock Prince, handicaps weekend races at Aqueduct and Del Mar. The Ron Flatter Racing Pod via Horse Racing Nation is available via free subscription from Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher as well as HorseRacingNation.com.

    • 1 hr 19 min
    Gobble, gobble

    Gobble, gobble

    Thanksgiving weekend racing at Churchill Downs is the focus of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Owner Rick Dawson talks about Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike returning in the Clark Stakes as well as the year past and plans for 2023. Scott Shapiro of Churchill Downs TV discusses the Clark and the Kentucky Jockey Club. Ed DeRosa takes his turn handicapping the week’s graded stakes in Louisville. The Ron Flatter Racing Pod via Horse Racing Nation is available via free subscription from Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher as well as HorseRacingNation.com.

    • 1 hr 49 min
    S6E5: Women in racing

    S6E5: Women in racing

    Women in racing are the subject of a new episode of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Jockeys Emma-Jayne Wilson and Kylee Jordan discuss their successes and the opportunities for women to get riding assignments. Jessica Paquette talks about her new role as track announcer at Parx Racing. Sara Elbadwi weights in on these matters and handicaps weekend races at Aqueduct, Churchill Downs and Del Mar. The Ron Flatter Racing Pod via Horse Racing Nation is available via free subscription from Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher as well as HorseRacingNation.com.

    • 1 hr 33 min
    Leftovers and cocktails at Breeders’ Cup

    Leftovers and cocktails at Breeders’ Cup

    From Lexington, Ky., a final debriefing from the 2022 Breeders’ Cup is at the core of this episode of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod. Lane’s End owner Bill Farish and trainer John Sadler discuss Flightline’s career-ending victory in the $6 million Classic. So do John Cherwa of the Los Angeles Times and Adrian Beaumont of the International Racing Bureau. The Ron Flatter Racing Pod via Horse Racing Nation is available via free subscription from Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher as well as HorseRacingNation.com.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Pletcher, O’Brien, Flightline and more

    Pletcher, O’Brien, Flightline and more

    Flightline’s owner Kosta Hronis, trainers Peter Miller, Aidan O’Brien, Wesley Ward and Todd Pletcher and Super Screener creator Mike Shutty all talk about the Breeders’ Cup at Keeneland. Hear them on the Ron Flatter Racing Pod via Horse Racing Nation. It is available via free subscription from Apple, Google, Spotify and Stitcher as well as HorseRacingNation.com.

    • 1 hr 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

hellcow11 ,

Great

I just started listening recently, and now I’m hooked. Great show for anyone interested in this game.

pdconner52 ,

Free Handicapping Class

Ron and his guests give out great information on this podcast. The breakdown of each Breeders Cup race is a master class in approaching the ins and outs of handicapping races when the breeding and quality of the horses, jockeys, and trainers is so evenly matched.

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Knowledgeable

Ron knows his stuff. Guests as well.

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