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Kentucky Oaks Scene Setter

Kentucky Oaks Scene Setter

Claire Novak sets the Churchill Downs scene with updates on the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2015.

Kentucky Derby News Update: April 28, 2015

Kentucky Derby News Update: April 28, 2015

Claire Novak recaps the news of the day, including Carpe Diem, Mubtaahij, and International Star on track, comments from trainer Mike de Kock, and the Oaks post position draw.

Kentucky Derby News Update: April 26, 2015

Kentucky Derby News Update: April 26, 2015

Claire Novak updates the news of the day, including American Pharoah's work, Oaks works from Lovely Maria and I'm a Chatterbox, and the impending Derby arrivers, Dortmund, Firing Line, and Bolo.

That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Derby Preview

That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Derby Preview

Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak take an early look at the potential Kentucky Derby contenders. Watch to see which contenders to keep a closer watch on as they work this weekend.

On the Way In Uruguay

On the Way In Uruguay

Breeders hope imported stallions will improve stock. Read the full feature in the March 7, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine.

THS: Fasig-Tipton Swale Stakes

THS: Fasig-Tipton Swale Stakes

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Fasig-Tipton Swale Stakes this week. The duo discuss Daredevil, Souper Colossal, Senor Grits, and more! Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Swale Stakes.

That Handicapping Show - Holy Bull Stakes

That Handicapping Show - Holy Bull Stakes

Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on January 24, 2015. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Holy Bull.

That Handicapping Show: The Los Alamitos Futurity

That Handicapping Show: The Los Alamitos Futurity

Claire Novak and special guest Ellis Starr of Equibase preview the Los Alamitos Futurity (gr. I) featuring Dortmund, Mr. Z, and Firing Line. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Los Alamitos Futurity.

That Handicapping Show: Mrs. Revere Stakes

That Handicapping Show: Mrs. Revere Stakes

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Mrs. Revere Stakes at Churchill Downs this weekend. With an overflow field of 18 contenders, who do you think will win? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Mrs. Revere Stakes.

That Handicapping Show - River City Handicap

That Handicapping Show - River City Handicap

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the River City Handicap, which will be run on Saturday, November 8 at Churchill Downs. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the River City Handicap.

That Handicapping Show - Breeders' Cup Classic

That Handicapping Show - Breeders' Cup Classic

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra are joined by Eric Guillot for the Breeders' Cup Classic edition of That Handicapping Show. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Breeders' Cup Classic.

Zenyatta: Champion Mother

Zenyatta: Champion Mother

Learn more about Zenyatta's life as a broodmare in this companion piece to "Long Live The Queen," Tracy Gantz's Breeders' Cup longform at www.BloodHorse.com/Zenyatta. This video was produced in the weeks before the passing of 'Z Princess,' Zenyatta's weanling filly. Our condolences go out to her connections.

That Handicapping Show: Hagyard Fayette S.

That Handicapping Show: Hagyard Fayette S.

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Hagyard Fayette Stakes at Keeneland. The duo discuss early speed versus tactical speed and examine Departing, Code West, Pick of the Litter, and Long River.

That Handicapping Show: Raven Run Stakes

That Handicapping Show: Raven Run Stakes

Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the Raven Run Stakes from Keeneland this weekend. With a full field who do you think will win? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Raven Run Stakes.

That Handicapping Show - Woodward Stakes

That Handicapping Show - Woodward Stakes

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra discuss the return of Wise Dan in the Bernard Baruch Handicap and handicap the Woodward Stakes at Saratoga this week. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Woodward Stakes.

That Handicapping Show: Travers Stakes

That Handicapping Show: Travers Stakes

Claire Novak and Evan Hammonds handicap the exciting Travers Stakes at Saratoga this week. Will you pick the Jim Dandy Stakes winner? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Travers Stakes.

That Handicapping Show: Fourstardave Handicap

That Handicapping Show: Fourstardave Handicap

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra give you the strategies to bet this talented field of 6 horses in the Fourstardave, and potentially get a nice payout. Learn who Tom thinks is 'key' to the race. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Fourstardave Handicap.

That Handicapping Show: Whitney Handicap

That Handicapping Show: Whitney Handicap

The stars are coming out for the Whitney Handicap and Test Stakes this weekend. Watch Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the big race day at Saratoga. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Whitney Handicap.

That Handicapping Show: Jim Dandy Stakes

That Handicapping Show: Jim Dandy Stakes

Tonalist and Wicked Strong will face several new shooters this week in the Jim Dandy Stakes. Who do you like in the Jim Dandy? Listen to Claire Novak and Frank Angst give their picks. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Jim Dandy Stakes.

That Handicapping Show: Stephen Foster Handicap

That Handicapping Show: Stephen Foster Handicap

Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the accomplished field in the Stephen Foster Handicap at Churchill Downs. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Stephen Foster Handicap.

Belmont Stakes News Update for June 6, 2014

Belmont Stakes News Update for June 6, 2014

Claire Novak updates us on the news of the day, including new arrivals Medal Count and General a Rod heading to the track, and California Chrome schools in the paddock. Claire is joined by special guest, Kent Taylor of WAVE TV.

That Handicapping Show: The Belmont Stakes

That Handicapping Show: The Belmont Stakes

Claire Novak and special guest Peter Rotondo handicap the Belmont Stakes. Peter has had success at picking winners in the Belmont and shares stories while providing insight on how those wins will influence his bets on Saturday. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Belmont Stakes.

That Handicapping Show: Preakness Stakes

That Handicapping Show: Preakness Stakes

Tom LaMarra and Claire Novak handicap the Preakness Stakes trackside from Pimlico. Is California Chrome the real deal? Will blinkers off help Bayern? Will up and coming Kid Cruz hit the board? All of these questions and more in this week's episode! Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Preakness Stakes.

Preakness Stakes News Update for May 15, 2014

Preakness Stakes News Update for May 15, 2014

Claire Novak updates us on the Preakness Stakes new arrivals, how the athletes looked on the track and other developing news. Ring Weekend, California Chrome, Ria Antonia, Bayern, Pablo Del Monte, Dynamic Impact and more!

Kentucky Derby: California Chrome

Kentucky Derby: California Chrome

Learn more about California Chrome and the journey that brought him to the 140th Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Derby

That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Derby

Claire Novak and Frank Angst are at Churchill Downs to handicap the Kentucky Derby (gr.1). Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 27, 2014

Kentucky Derby News Update for April 27, 2014

The BloodHorse.com News Update for Sunday April 27, 2014. Claire Novak provides insight on the stand out works, including times, and why Intense Holiday was the buzz of the track. Watch great video footage of these works.

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