OwnersView Gary Falter / Handicapper Tom LaMarra

October 19, 2017
Hosted by John Engelhardt

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A unique opportunity to see the “Stars of Racing”. The conference speakers, panelists and presenters include many top Thoroughbred industry owners, trainers, jockeys and industry executives led by keynote speaker Jeff Fager. Three days of learning, asking questions, networking and socializing with owners from around the US and Canada and increasing your knowledge of Thoroughbred ownership. Gary Falter will give us an insight into this event to take place at the Del Mar Hilton. Register now for the Owners Conference hosted by OwnersView and receive Breeders' Cup reserved seats. Gary will give out all the details. When was the last time you handicapped a card with 11 stakes? On Saturday Laurel Park runs the Maryland Million Series. Tom LaMarra has moved from Kentucky to the Maryland region where he covers racing on a regular basis for the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred. Tom will pick the top races on the card and handicap those with John hopefully bringing out a slew of betting angles.

Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

Thursday at 5 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Variety Channel

On the show we will talk about the Sport of Kings. We will delve into the different features of the WinningPonies.com website. John Engelhardt will talk about the issues of the day that affect horse racing, such as synthetic surfaces, medication rule changes, the fate of the industry as a whole, VLTs and Casinos, and human interest stories of triumph and defeat. You will also hear our spot play of the week, where John will handicap the feature races for the upcoming weekend, and will give out his best plays. We will keep you abreast racing’s big events. Featured on the show will be guests (trainers, jockeys, jockey’s agents, owners, and celebrity handicappers). Promotional giveaways will be featured, such as brand merchandise and free WinningCredits.

"Winning Ponies" is broadcast live every Thursday at 8 PM Eastern/5 PM Pacific on the VoiceAmerica Variety Channel.

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John Engelhardt

John Engelhardt

You may recognize him as "Racing's Regular Guy." For ten years, John Engelhardt hosted the informative and sometimes irreverent handicapping show from his base at River Downs in Cincinnati, Ohio. He developed a passion for thoroughbred racing as a youngster at Saratoga, and has been able to make his love of the sport his life's calling.

Engelhardt, a native of Syracuse, New York is a graduate of the University of Dayton. His professional career in racing began as the track photographer at Beulah Park in 1983 and he has worked in racing ever since. John produced "The Stretch Run" for eight years, which aired on the CBS affiliate WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. For four years Engelhardt co-hosted "The Regular Guy Handicapping Show on HOMER 1530-AM in Cincinnati with former "Winning Ponies" host Ed Meyer.

John served as the President of the Turf Publicists of America in 2009 and 2010, after serving several years as the Midwest Vice-President of that organization. He is currently a consultant for Pinnacle Entertainment handling publicity, public relations, marketing, advertising and special events for River Downs. Under the "nom-de-course" of Heart of an Angel Stable, he has bred and owned thoroughbreds for 18 years.

"Racing's Regular Guy" has been exposed to racing on many levels and greets the sport with enthusiasm and well-rounded knowledge. Tune in Thursdays at 5PM PT, as he welcomes nationally recognized guests, who will help you find those "Winning Ponies.”

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Episode Directory

November 2017

October 2017

  • 10/26/2017: Trainer Tim Glyshaw / Handicapper Vance Hanson Listen Now
  • 10/19/2017: OwnersView Gary Falter / Handicapper Tom LaMarra Listen Now
  • 10/12/2017: Thoroughbred OwnerView Gary Falter/Writer Handicapper Frank Angst Listen Now
  • 10/5/2017: Odds Maker and Race Caller Ed Meyer / DRF Handicapper Marty McGee Listen Now

September 2017