And They're Off

Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin offer their unique perspective on the important issues in Thoroughbred racing. New episodes air every other Wednesday.

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And They're Off: April 14, 2010

And They're Off: April 14, 2010

  • April 14, 2010
  • 17:11

Lenny and Steve discuss Zenyatta's 16th victory, the recent Kentucky Derby prep upsets and what this means for the Derby field, thoughts on changing the Derby qualifications, and more.

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And They're Off: Feb. 24, 2010

And They're Off: Feb. 24, 2010

  • February 24, 2010
  • 15:44

Lenny and Steve discuss the Kentucky Derby Trail, the Apple Blossom, the state of racing in New York and Kentucky, and the return of Seattle Slew's silks to the Winner's Circle in New York.

Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.

And They're Off: February 3, 2010

And They're Off: February 3, 2010

  • February 3, 2010
  • 16:10
Lenny and Steve propose a racing schedule for Rachel Alexandra, take a look at what the entrants in the 2009 Kentucky Derby have done since that race, and weigh-in on the Michael Gill situation.

Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.


And They're Off: January 6, 2010

And They're Off: January 6, 2010

  • January 6, 2010
  • 16:18
Topics include the upcoming year in racing, the potential of the A.P. Indy / Azeri colt Take Control, who's responsible for synthetic surfaces at Santa Anita, and the decision to give an Eclipse Award to ESPN/ABC for their Belmont coverage.

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And They're Off: 2009 Offy Awards

And They're Off: 2009 Offy Awards

  • December 16, 2009
  • 15:25
Steve and Lenny present the 2009 Offy Awards. Categories include: best criminal mastermind, best cowboy hat, best performance in a losing effort, and much, much more.

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And They're Off: December 2, 2009

And They're Off: December 2, 2009

  • December 2, 2009
  • 16:35

Lenny and Steve discuss Ventura's emotional victory, the future of Juddmonte's stable, and Oak Tree's decision to rename the Lady's Secret Stakes.

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And They're Off: Breeders' Cup 2009

And They're Off: Breeders' Cup 2009

  • November 4, 2009
  • 13:41

Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin from Santa Anita, with a special Breeders' Cup edition of ATO. They discuss their initial thoughts following the draw, take a look at the nine returning champions from last year, and sit down with  Mine That Bird trainer, Chip Woolley.

And They're Off: Guest Bill Farish

And They're Off: Guest Bill Farish

  • October 28, 2009
  • 16:47

Lenny and Steve discuss the Breeders' Cup Pre-Entries, and the Top 10 reasons that Sea the Stars is staying away from California.

Plus, Special Guest Bill Farish of Lane's End Farm.

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And They're Off: October 7, 2009

And They're Off: October 7, 2009

  • October 7, 2009
  • 15:21

Lenny and Steve discuss Summer Bird's Jockey Club Gold Cup, the Secretariat movie, and track conditions in California.

Plus, the top 10 reasons to run the Kentucky Derby at night.

Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.

And They're Off: September 23, 2009

And They're Off: September 23, 2009

  • September 23, 2009
  • 16:19

Lenny and Steve discuss the California Horse Racing Board complaint against Joel Rosario, Woodbine results and their Breeders' Cup implications, and the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, including comments from Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell. Plus, a Rachel Alexandra factoid.

Comments for Lenny and Steve? Send them to: ato@bloodhorse.com.

And They're Off: August 26, 2009

And They're Off: August 26, 2009

  • August 26, 2009
  • 16:13

Lenny and Steve are back! Topics include Rachel Alexandra and Jess Jackson, the continued breakdowns at Del Mar, plus a look at the second season of Animal Planet's hit reality program, JOCKEYS.

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And They're Off: August 12, 2009

And They're Off: August 12, 2009

  • August 12, 2009
  • 15:39

Lenny and Steve are back! Topics include night racing, breakdowns at Del Mar, Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta, Gio Ponti, and Bob Baffert's Hall of Fame induction.

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And They're Off: 2009 Belmont Stakes

And They're Off: 2009 Belmont Stakes

  • June 4, 2009
  • 14:36

Lenny and Steve take a look at the Belmont Stakes including Calvin Borel's quest for a personal Triple Crown and Picks. Plus, a review of the stories of the first half of 2009.

And They're Off: May 27

And They're Off: May 27

  • May 27, 2009
  • 17:51

A review of the Preakness and the Triple Crown so far, including the jockey situation, and the return of Zenyatta. Plus, special guest Jack Wolf  of Starlight Stable, who has raced many stakes winners including Monba and Take the Points.

And They're Off - Kentucky Derby Edition

And They're Off - Kentucky Derby Edition

  • April 30, 2009
  • 15:30

Lenny and Steve are on the backside at Churchill Downs, where they discuss the Derby Draw, the many feel-good stories in this year's Derby, interview Papa Clem's trainer Gary Stute, and last but not least, give their picks for the big race.

And They're Off: Derby Contest Winner

And They're Off: Derby Contest Winner

  • April 15, 2009
  • 17:41

This week's And They're Off is all about the Kentucky Derby, including the prospects of the California horses, the depth of the field, musical jockeys, graded earnings, and last but not least, the winners of the Kentucky Derby Contest.

And They're Off: March 25

And They're Off: March 25

  • March 28, 2009
  • 15:53
Lenny and Steve discuss the Florida Derby, the results and implications of the Kentucky Derby Challenge, the Oaks move to Bravo, and checking in with the Derby Party Animal runner-up.

Plus, win a Backside Tour Derby Week!

View the complete And They're Off Derby Contest Rules.