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Winning Ponies

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November 29th 2018:WP Welcomes Trainer Kyle Rothfus and Handicapper Bob Roberts

Kyle Rothfus who is a Retired Racehorse Project trainer & Mare / war horse specialist will take us through the story of Worthy of Wings, a hard knocking thoroughbred mare who not only had 138 starts, but survived the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico. The efforts of many were able to help her find her way home in Ohio. Kyle has agreed to take her and retrain her for 2019. He will find her a good home after the makeover. Turf writer and handicapper Bob “Railbird” Roberts, a native of Cleveland will share stories of a man he shared a press box with for many years. Chuck Scaravilli, a man

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Kyle Rothfus

Kyle Rothus began working with horses at age 13 by cleaning stalls for a private barn in Pennsylvania where he grew up. He did some trail riding and competed in small local shows a few times through high school. When he left college, he was offered a working student position at Hilltop Farm in Maryland where he got to work with Barbara Strawson as well as Scott Hassler, both top Dressage trainers. Kyle moved to the Detroit area in March 2013, and found an OTTB gelding that was available for lease. He leased him for a few months before he found his forever horse at the end of August 2013. Kyle was accepted to compete in the Retired Racehorse Project's 2015 Thoroughbred Charities of A
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Bob Roberts

Bob Roberts is a native Clevelander who grew up in Willowick, an eastern suburb. He knew he wanted to be a sportswriter when his father took him to an Indians game and he asked who those guys were typing on a counter top behind home plate in the upper deck of old Municipal Stadium. "They're sportswriters," said his dad. "That's their job." Roberts began his career at the Mentor Morning Monitor before heading over to The News-Herald where he was named sports editor in 1970 at the age of 22. Roberts was hired by The Cleveland Press in 1973 and returned to The News-Herald when The Press folded in 1982. The Cleveland Plain Dealer hired Bob in 1985 and he remained there for over 20 years
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 13/12/2018 05:00 13/12/2018 06:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Kyle Rothfus who is a Retired Racehorse Project trainer & Mare / war horse specialist will take us through the story of Worthy of Wings, a hard knocking thoroughbred mare who not only had 138 starts, but survived the devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico. The efforts of many were able to help her find her way home in Ohio. Kyle has agreed to take her and retrain her for 2019. He will find her a good home after the makeover. Turf writer and handicapper Bob “Railbird” Roberts, a native of Cleveland will share stories of a man he shared a press box with for many years. Chuck Scaravilli, a man who wore many hats in racing over the decades, and died at age 90 in his hometown of Cleveland, Ohio on Nov. 17, 2018. Scaravilli galloped horses as a teenager, trained for almost 40 years, and worked for DRF from 1967 to 1997, at which time chart-calling was taken over by Equibase. Bob will join John to analyze the four graded stakes races at Aqueduct including the Grade 1 $750,000 Cigar Mile. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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