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.

August 2008 - Posts

Steve Haskin: Blood-Horse Senior Correspondent

[image url="" alt="Steve Haskin" ]Steve Haskin[/image] Blood-Horse senior correspondent Steve Haskin returns to Talkin' Horses for his first look at the 2008 Breeders' Cup World Championships. Haskin is an award-winning Turf writer renowned for his Kentucky Derby commentary, with weekly articles, Classic Spotlights, and the... Read More

Scott Stanley, Ph.D.: UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

[image url=""]Scott Stanley, Ph. D.[/image] Scott Stanley, a UC Davis associate professor of veterinary medicine, is an expert in racehorse drug testing and medications, including anabolic steroids. He oversees the activities of the Kenneth L. Maddy Equine Analytical Chemistry Laboratory at UC Davis (a program of the California Animal Health... Read More

D. G. Van Clief, Jr.: Chairman, Sales Integrity Monitoring Committee

[image url=""]GD. G. Van Clief, Jr.[/image] D.G. Van Clief has spent his career in the Thoroughbred industry serving as chief executive officer of Nydrie Stud, as the CEO and founding chairman of the NTRA and the president of Breeders’ Cup Limited. Van Clief currently serves as the chairman of Fasig-Tipton and is a member of the board... Read More

Joe Harper: Del Mar President and General Manager

[image url=""]Joe Harper[/image] Joe Harper took over the management of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in 1978. During this period Harper has overseen Del Mar's emergence as one of the nation's top racetracks for daily average handle and attendance. He was also instrumental in overseeing its $9-million Polytrack installation in 2007 and $80-million... Read More

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