Friday, July 11, 2008

Contact: Robert Bolson, Director of Corporate Marketing

Blood-Horse Publications

(859) 276-6809;





Lexington, Ky. - announces the launch of the debut episode of "That Handicapping Show," hosted by Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra. "That Handicapping Show" is a new weekly video show exclusive to and is dedicated to handicappers and horse players. Each week, Shandler, a staff writer for The Blood-Horse, and LaMarra, news editor for The Blood-Horse, will analyze key major races from around the county for the upcoming weekend and offer their opinion to help guide handicappers towards the winners. Shandler and LaMarra do not claim to be handicapping experts but promise that each show will be fun, fast-moving, and entertaining.


Expert analysis of the weekend's top races will be offered however by weekly show guests Cary Fotias and John Pricci of Equiform, a New York-based company that is one of the leaders in professional handicapping. Equiform is an innovative handicapping service that analyzes pace and speed numbers. Fotias, the president and founder of Equiform, is also the author of the groundbreaking book Blinkers Off, a highly-respected tool for professional handicappers. Fotias will give free selections to viewers with his "Race of the Week."


To view the debut episode of "That Handicapping Show," visit and click on "Videos."


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Robert Bolson

Director of Corporate Marketing Services
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Tel.: (859) 276-6809


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