Talkin' Horses

Talkin' Horses, the exclusive horse racing podcast from, has always offered Thoroughbred fans and professionals an opportunity to pose questions to the people who make the headlines. Guests have included owners, trainers, jockeys, industry leaders, and newsmakers from around the world of Thoroughbred breeding and racing.

April 2007 - Posts

Merv Griffin: Entertainer/Entrepenuer

[image url=""]Merv Griffin[/image] Entertainer/entrepreneur Merv Griffin has been a lifelong fan of Thoroughbred racing. As a child he saw Seabiscuit run twice, and over the past decades he has served on the Boards of Hollywood Park and Thoroughbred Owners of California. Working with trainer Doug O’Neill, he has been in the Winner’s... Read More

Franny Abbott: NSA President

[image url=""]Franny Abbott[/image] Franny Abbott is the President of the National Steeplechase Association, a post he accepted in 2007. He is the 14th president of NSA, dating to 1895 and follows Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard. Abbott is the former director of the Radnor Races in Malvern, PA. and a former steward and race official on... Read More

Dwight Manley: Jockeys' Guild Manager

[image url=""]Dwight Manley[/image] Sports agent, real estate developer, rare coin expert and skilled negotiator, Dwight Manley was named in July 2006 the National Manager of the Jockeys' Guild, a union representing more than 1,100 of the nation's horse racing jockeys. On only his third day on the job, Manley successfully resolved to the satisfaction... Read More

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