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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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March 02nd 2017:'Winning Ponies' Welcomes Back Odds Maker and Just Retired Race Caller Mike Battaglia and DRF Handicapper Matt Bernier

Mike Battaglia Turfway associate vice president and Kentucky Derby oddsmaker, who last year retired from the Turfway announcer’s booth after 43 years, tells us what has kept him busy. He may make a cameo "Call" of the race dedicated to the memory of his father - The $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway on Saturday. Mike will be joined by award-winning turf writer Jennie Rees in an educational handicapping seminar. Mike and John look at that field in a race that serves as a springboard to the Kentucky Derby Points race - the $500,000 Jack Spiral Stakes (G3) on March 25. Matt

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Mike Battaglia

Mike Battaglia is an American horse racing analyst, race caller and television broadcaster. He is most closely associated with Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby. Battaglia has worked most of his career at Churchill Downs and Turfway Park. He has set the morning line odds at Churchill since 1974, and was the race announcer there from 1977 to 1997. He also has worked as announcer at Latonia Park. Besides Churchill, he also has set the morning line odds at many other tracks. He left his position as analyst for simulcast racing in 2008. Battaglia has been a member of the NBC Sports broadcast team for the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes since the network gained broadcast rights in
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Matt Bernier

Matt Bernier's style and presence on “Horseplayers” led to a position with the Daily Racing Form. He can often be seen giving his analysis of the weekend’s feature races with Dan Illman on DRF’s website DRF.com Bernier’s meteoric rise through his appearances on DRF.com has landed him his own segment “The Matt Bernier Show” that airs every Friday on the site to highlight the weekends best races across the country. Matt Bernier was the unlikeliest character on Esquire TV’s reality series, Horseplayers. A 25-year-old part-time real estate agent, and full time handicapper, living in the western Massachusetts suburb of West Springfield, Matt turned a first time online tournament win int
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 21/11/2017 01:00 21/11/2017 02:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Mike Battaglia Turfway associate vice president and Kentucky Derby oddsmaker, who last year retired from the Turfway announcer’s booth after 43 years, tells us what has kept him busy. He may make a cameo "Call" of the race dedicated to the memory of his father - The $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes at Turfway on Saturday. Mike will be joined by award-winning turf writer Jennie Rees in an educational handicapping seminar. Mike and John look at that field in a race that serves as a springboard to the Kentucky Derby Points race - the $500,000 Jack Spiral Stakes (G3) on March 25. Matt Bernier of the DRF will give his impressions of the early Derby Prep races up to this point and join John in looking at the four races in the "Championship Series" with points towards the Derby and Oaks: - the $400,000 Fountain of Youth S. (G2) and the $200,000 Davona Dale S. (G2) from Gulfstream; the $300,000 Gotham S. (G3) from Aqueduct and the $100,000 Santa Ysabel S. (G3) from Santa Anita. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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