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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

Keeneland Life’s Work Project #3: Ted Bassett


It barely seems a figure of speech, in fact, to describe James E. Bassett III as a pillar of the American Turf. His whole bearing remains so upright that it condenses not only the indelible ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...