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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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August 24th 2017:Retired Jockey Donna Barton and DRF Analyst Dan Illman

In Donna Barton Brothers' role at Starlight, she has been focusing on women in racing through Starlight and StarLadies Racing. Starlight Racing is the longtime core partnership that Jack & Laurie Wolf started in 2001. While they used to buy both colts and a few fillies, this year Starlight Racing will purchase only colts. StarLadies Racing is an all female partnership started by Laurie Wolf and Barbara Lucarelli. StarLadies Racing purchases only fillies. In 2011 Donna published a book titled 'Inside Track: Insider’s Guide to Horse Racing.' The Midsummer Derby will be a historic event. W

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Donna Barton Brothers

Donna began riding in 1987. From a family of riders, being in the saddle came as second nature to Donna. Her mother was a professional jockey and her father was a rough-stock rider on the rodeo circuit. Her brother and sister are both former jockeys. Donna was the leading stakes winning rider at the Churchill Downs’ 1995 spring/summer meet and rode Hennessey to a second place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile that year. She retired from race riding in 1998, as the second leading female jockey in the country by money earned. That same year she married former thoroughbred horse trainer Frank Brothers. She began dabbling in on-air horse racing coverage with TVG, ESPN, and the F
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Dan Illman

Dan Illman is the DRF.com Handicapping Editor and host of the Daily Racing Form News Desk. He joined Daily Racing Form in 1998 and was promoted to handicapper two years later. Illman's “Spa Babies” and “Keeneland Babies” columns are also featured on DRF.com during the Saratoga and Keeneland meets. Prior to DRF, Illman worked as racing writer, analyst, and handicapper for Sports Eye Inc. In 2005, Illman authored the book Betting Maidens and Two-Year-Olds, and he released the DVD Trip Handicapping in 2008, both for DRF Press. He also co-hosted the weekly New York City-OTB TV show “Out of the Gate” from 2007-2010. Illman lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 24/11/2017 05:00 24/11/2017 06:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies In Donna Barton Brothers' role at Starlight, she has been focusing on women in racing through Starlight and StarLadies Racing. Starlight Racing is the longtime core partnership that Jack & Laurie Wolf started in 2001. While they used to buy both colts and a few fillies, this year Starlight Racing will purchase only colts. StarLadies Racing is an all female partnership started by Laurie Wolf and Barbara Lucarelli. StarLadies Racing purchases only fillies. In 2011 Donna published a book titled 'Inside Track: Insider’s Guide to Horse Racing.' The Midsummer Derby will be a historic event. With Always Dreaming and stablemate Tapwrit, the Belmont Stakes winner who is also expected to run, it marks the first time that the 3 individual winners of three Triple Crown races will meet in the Travers since 1982, when Runaway Groom upset classic winners Gato del Sol, Aloma's Ruler, and Conquistador Cielo. John will be joined by one of the top handicappers in the country, DRF's Dan Illman. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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