NBC Racing, Hockey Analyst Eddie Olczyk Joins Writers' Room

It's busy season for NBC's Eddie Olczyk. One of the few analysts on national television to dabble in multiple sports, the popular former hockey star is gearing up to broadcast the GI Kentucky Derby as well as the NHL playoffs this spring, and he joined the TDN Writers' Room podcast presented by Keeneland Tuesday afternoon to discuss it all. Calling in via Zoom as the Green Group Guest of the Week, Olczyk talked about his handicapping strategies, what horses he's eyeing for the first Saturday in May, his ordeal with...

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Tragedy Mars Dubai Golden Shaheen

Triumph turned almost immediately to tragedy in Saturday's G1 Dubai Golden Shaheen as the lightly regarded Zenden (Fed Biz) outbroke the field from gate 14, set a wicked pace and had a space on his rivals at the wire, only to take a bad step just a few strides later, dislodging jockey Antonio Fresu while suffering a catastrophic injury. Better than 50-1 on the international tote, the Florida-based sprinter shot straight into stride from the widest barrier and set off at a breakneck pace while outfooting the fleet-footed Matera Sky...

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