We discuss the Thursday twilight card coming up at Belmont Park as well as Jason's namesake horse Beemie Award who won last Friday at Oaklawn Park. Jason also discusses opening day calling the races at Monmouth Park.
We welcome in Woodbine leading jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva to talk about the upcoming season, his career, living in Canada, and more. Jason then discusses going to Monmouth Park to do some fill-in announcing.
We're happy to welcome in owner Mike Sisk of M and M Racing to talk about his stable which currently sits atop the standings at Oaklawn Park. We talk with Mike about the claiming game, racing as a business, and much more!
Our first show after missing last week, Jason discusses what happened and why he was gone and more.
Arrogate vs. Chrome is basically Rocky III. I had a realization the other day as I was watching California Chrome beat up on the Winter Challenge field at Los Alamitos. That there are a lot of parallels between Chrome and Arrogate and the great movie Rocky III. If you get your Rocky movies confused, it’s the one with Mr. T. Chrome of course being Rocky 'cause he's the hero, Arrogate being Clubber Lang 'cause he's the villain! So allow me [...]
One of the great parts of being an adult on Halloween is you get to dress up and go to work. That's no different in racing where folks will show up at the track dressed in all sorts of fun ways. So I thought we'd look at how Halloween and Horse Racing sometimes intersect. Zia Park Joker I loved this. Robert Fox was doing his normal pre-race broadcast at Zia Park when suddenly the channel was taken over by the [...]
Today in the BetAmerica Radio Network we were joined by NYRA and Breeders' Cup announcer Larry Collmus. You can listen to the interview HERE . Larry has had a diverse career of thirty years and has called many of the most important races around the country. Here are a few of my favorites. 1. American Pharoah's Triple Crown This video has over 1.8 million views on Youtube, so it's likely one of the most viewed racecalls ever if you consider [...]
Mike and Mike debut their show on the BetAmerica Radio Network talking all things harness racing. Guests include Hall of Famer Jimmy Takter, Barry Brown, BetAmerica's Jason Beem, Anthony MacDonald, and Jordan Stratton.
My friend Carly always uses the term “Awk” which is what the kids apparently say instead of spelling out the word awkward. Well there have always been plenty of awkward moments in horse racing, but these are the seven times I remember thinking “well this is awkward”. 1. Harry Aleo Interview about Lost in the Fog Quint Kessenich was toast the minute he asked the first question. “What is the current price tag on this horse?” Huh? What the hell [...]