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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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February 16th 2017:'Winning Ponies' Welcomes Darby Dan's John Phillips and Handicapper Bob 'Railbird' Roberts

John Galbreath's grandson John Phillips has been given a lofty task, the continuation of a historic legacy. At the beginning of the 20th century, the legendary Colonel E. R. Bradley developed a top-rate equine facility assembling breeding stock mostly from Europe at his farm named Idle Hour. After Colonel Bradley’s death, John W. Galbreath purchased the core property of Idle Hour in the mid 50’s. Renaming the farm Darby Dan, John Galbreath’s impact on the sport was quick and profound. In 1961, Galbreath imported the undefeated European superstar RIBOT from Europe with huge success followed.

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John Phillips

John Galbreath's grandson John Phillips has been given a lofty task, the continuation of a historic legacy. At the beginning of the 20th century, the legendary Colonel E. R. Bradley developed a top-rate equine facility assembling breeding stock mostly from Europe at his farm named Idle Hour. After Colonel Bradley’s death, John W. Galbreath purchased the core property of Idle Hour in the mid 50’s. Renaming the farm Darby Dan, John Galbreath’s impact on the sport was quick and profound. In 1961, Galbreath imported the undefeated European superstar RIBOT from Europe with huge success followed. Since the days of Colonel Bradley, horse racing and breeding has changed considerably. Similarl
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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 17/11/2017 05:00 17/11/2017 06:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies John Galbreath's grandson John Phillips has been given a lofty task, the continuation of a historic legacy. At the beginning of the 20th century, the legendary Colonel E. R. Bradley developed a top-rate equine facility assembling breeding stock mostly from Europe at his farm named Idle Hour. After Colonel Bradley’s death, John W. Galbreath purchased the core property of Idle Hour in the mid 50’s. Renaming the farm Darby Dan, John Galbreath’s impact on the sport was quick and profound. In 1961, Galbreath imported the undefeated European superstar RIBOT from Europe with huge success followed. Today Darby Dan is a commercial facility offering a full array of services. Bob "Railbird" Roberts will weigh in on the recent Kentucky Derby Points races and will analyze with John the $200,000 El Camino Real S. (G3) from Golden Gate; the $300,000 Barbara Fritchie S. (G2) from Laurel; the $200,000 Buena Vista S. (G2) from Santa Anita and the $200,000 Royal Delta S. (G2) from Gulfstream. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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