Down The Stretch Episode 66 Description:
We cover a lot of ground in this episode. Jason Portuondo, Jennifer Morrison, Garnet Barnsdale, Jim McKenny and host Peter Gross give their Kentucky Derby selections. Several local harness drivers have taken their bikes to U.S. tracks and we document wins by Louis Philippe Roy, Doug McNair, Bob McClure, Scott Zeron and Mark MacDonald. Jody Jamieson talks about his decision to go to Tioga Downs. Shannon Henry explains why Trevor is off to Hoosier Park and she’s staying home with the two-year-olds. Chantal Sutherland has won some more races at Gulfstream. Lee Drake tells us about the upcoming racing on Prince Edward Island and trainer Gary Contessa will whip up a lot of horse people. He says the new whip rules at Monmouth Park only make things more dangerous. This podcast also includes appearances by Nat King Cole, Devo and Merle Travis.