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TDN Podcast

Welcome to the new TDN Podcast page, which features a weekly racing discussion—the TDN Writers’ Room—along with stories from the TDN Look and longer stories in the TDN which have been made into podcasts.

Latest Podcasts

TDN Writers’ Room for Nov. 6, 2019 With Todd Pletcher


In this week’s TDN Writers’ Room Podcast, future Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher didn’t mince words when talking about the breakdown of Mongolian Groom (Hightail) in the Breeders’ Cup Classic and the rash of breakdowns that have emboldened politicians and animal rights activists. Calling the current situation a “crisis,” Pletcher implored the racing industry

TDN Writers’ Room for Oct. 30, 2019 with Mark Casse


It’s Breeders’ Cup week, and before the writers sit down to handicap the races and commit to their selections, they talk to trainer Mark Casse, who’s at Santa Anita getting ready for the big day. Casse trains Proven Strategies (Sky Mesa) for owner Jon Green and his father Len, who pen a popular TDN column

TDN Writers’ Room for October 23, 2019 with Guest Sol Kumin


This week, the writers welcome successful owner Sol Kumin in their Breeders’ Cup pre-entry day show. Sol makes the Horse of the Year case for Midnight Bisou, while Bill Finley, Alan Carasso and Joe Bianca touch briefly upon the Breeders’ Cup pre-entries. Owner Jon Green of DJ Stables (and TDN writer) is lucky enough to

TDN Writers’ Room for October 16, 2019


How do we make TDN Rising Stars? While the writers discuss the week’s races, the Breeders’ Cup and the divisional championships, it’s the behind-the-scenes look into how Rising Stars are made that will capture the industry’s interest this week. Tune in to Joe Bianca, Brian DiDonato, Alan Carasso and Bill Finley for this week’s TDN

TDN Writers’ Room for October 10, 2019


What Breeders’ Cup race should Omaha Beach choose? The TDN Writers make their case for the Classic. Check in with 30 minutes of interesting racing news and opinion with Joe Bianca, Brian DiDonato and Alan Carasso. And, after missing last week’s podcast, Bill Finley returns with his opinion into the “What Should We Fix First.”