The Grade 1, $1 million Pacific Classic, a
win-and-you’re-in qualifier for the Breeders’ Cup Classic, is the centerpiece
of this week’s episode of the Ron Flatter Racing Pod.
Hall of Fame trainer Richard Mandella talks
about his morning-line favorite Geaux Rocket Ride, who won for him this summer
in the Haskell (G1). He also discusses his other entries in the graded stakes
Saturday at Del Mar.
FanDuel TV’s Andie Biancone offers the story
of her life in horse racing and how it has turned to being a TV analyst. She
offers her opinions of how the Pacific Classic horses are looking headed into
this weekend’s race.
Super Screener creator Mike Shutty handicaps
not only the Pacific Classic but also Friday’s Saranac (G3) and Saturday’s
Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), both at Saratoga.
Listener and reader feedback is focused on the
tragic death last week of New York Thunder in the H. Allen Jerkens Memorial
(G1) at Saratoga.
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