21 episodes

Conversations about Thoroughbred racing, with a focus on American steeplechasing – for now.

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Conversations about Thoroughbred racing, with a focus on American steeplechasing – for now.

    Jump jockey Michael Mitchell

    Jump jockey Michael Mitchell

    He's off to a fast start to the 2019 season with 15 wins through May to lead the standings, but there's plenty to Michael Mitchell's story including stops in his native England, Australia, New Zealand and now the United States.

    • 34 min
    Md. Hunt Cup: Women jockeys

    Md. Hunt Cup: Women jockeys

    In 1971, Kathy Kusner broke through as the first woman to ride the Maryland Hunt Cup. Eight years later, came Toinette Neilson (then Jackson), then Joy Slater (a winner in 1980 and 1981), then Liz McKnight (in 1986). We talked to Neilson, Slater and McKnight about what it was like.

    • 43 min
    Md. Hunt Cup: Buzz Hannum & Paddy Neilson

    Md. Hunt Cup: Buzz Hannum & Paddy Neilson

    We're talking Maryland Hunt Cup history with two of the best to ever win the great timber race, former jockeys Buzz Hannum and Paddy Neilson. Hannum won it twice on Morning Mac and once on the great Fort Devon. Neilson's success spanned decades with wins aboard Haffaday in 1968, Burnmac in 1974 and Uncle Merlin 1989.

    • 46 min
    Jonathan Sheppard, Part 2

    Jonathan Sheppard, Part 2

    Our conversation with Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard continues, with more on the great Flatterer, future game-changing stallion Storm Cat and others.

    • 34 min
    Jonathan Sheppard talks about his unparalleled training career. Part 1.

    Jonathan Sheppard talks about his unparalleled training career. Part 1.

    Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard has done about all there is to do in Thoroughbred racing – trained champions on the flat and over jumps, bred and owned major winners, been inducted into the Hall of Fame and on and on in a career that began with long ride from England on a cargo ship.

    • 34 min
    Guy Torsilieri talks jump racing, gambling and a big Christmas tree

    Guy Torsilieri talks jump racing, gambling and a big Christmas tree

    Guy Torsilieri is the co-chair of the Far Hills Races, president of the National Steeplechase Association and the man behind the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree. If that's not enough to make you listen, you're in the wrong podcast. 

    • 28 min

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