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23 minutes | Jul 17, 2020
Episode 18: An update from Del Mar CEO, Joe Harper
Joe Harper, CEO of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club joins the latest #TVGPODCAST to talk about how 15 Southern California jockeys testing positive for COVID-19 in recent days has resulted in the closure of his seaside track this weekend. Hear what he has to say about how it all came to be, what lies ahead, and why he feels they wouldn’t have done anything differently.
41 minutes | May 21, 2020
Episode 17: The man behind the jock, Scotty McClellan
Longtime Southern California jockey agent Scotty McClellan joins host Mike Joyce to share some fun stories from his career spanning more than 45 years representing some of the best of the best. His many clients have included Hall of Famers Chris McCarron, Alex Solis, and Darrel McHargue, and most recently, Joe Talamo. You’ll also hear about a good friend, the late and great trainer Bobby Frankel, and many more! You’ll laugh, you most likely won’t cry, but you’ll absolutely be entertained! The #TVGPOD is your best bet!
66 minutes | May 7, 2020
Episode 16: Trainer Dan Blacker thriving in sunny So Cal
Southern California trainer Dan Blacker joins the show and also hear from Swedish racing analyst, Peter Andersson! In this episode host, Mike Joyce pays tribute to the late and great R.D. Hubbard and Swedish racing personality Peter Andersson takes us through the ins and outs of betting a Swedish product sharing why it’s not so different from our own. And, don’t miss hearing trainer Dan Blacker talk about everything from his path into racing, training amidst an ongoing pandemic, his TVG analyst wife’s mad handicapping skills, and so much more! The #TVGPOD is your best bet!
56 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
Episode 15: Todd's Tall Tales
TVG’s very own Todd Schrupp joins the show to chat with host and friend Mike Joyce and you won’t want to miss it! The two colleagues and former work trip companions reminisce over everything from the early days on-air at TVG being a bit less ‘PC,’ barely making it out of the woods alive in New Mexico, and of course, taking on Vegas…and winning! Be sure to subscribe to the #TVGPOD, your new best bet!
36 minutes | Apr 8, 2020
Episode 14: Down Home with Team O'Neill
Southern California trainer Doug O’Neill joins the latest episode! He’ll chat with longtime friend, and host Mike Joyce about racing, why he took a string to Dubai earlier this year, managing a stable full of horses, employees and owners in the midst of a pandemic, and even why he’s not only willing but interested in working with Mike on a show of their very own. Don’t miss hearing the two-time Kentucky Derby Winner and all-around nice guy on the latest #TVGPOD, the best new bet in racing!
43 minutes | Apr 3, 2020
Episode 13: The Eurton Studio
TVG’s own Britney Eurton joins the latest episode to discuss life as she knew it before racing and how she came to fall in love with the sport. This is her journey into becoming one of the sport’s most sought-after personalities, plus a few other interesting tidbits you’ve never heard before. The self-proclaimed “nerd” opens up, revealing what makes her such a true fan-favorite. And, don’t miss out as she turns the tables on host Mike Joyce, adding in her own rendition of “Cinco to Thinko” in the newest edition of the #TVGPOD. Don’t miss out on great storytelling, candid conversations and so much more from the best names in racing. The #TVGPOD is your best bet!
48 minutes | Mar 27, 2020
Episode 12: The Racing World According to COVID-19
TVG CEO, Kip Levin joins the show along with former TVG Podcast host and Betfair associate, Jess Stafford to talk all things racing amidst COVID-19. They’ll take us through many of the decisions recently made and why, and how TVG is doing its best to continue to be a beacon of distraction for the betting public in these uncertain times. A necessary conversation but also one that sheds light on what’s been going on behind the scenes for weeks as TVG fights to provide content amid new restrictions. This episode will also tackle what’s happening abroad from a UK and Irish racing perspective direct from our colleague on the ground. Tune in - The #TVGPOD is #YourBestBet!
53 minutes | Mar 11, 2020
Episode 11 - Clenbuterol & The Inaugural Saudi Cup
Trainer Mark Casse and Owner Jeff Bloom join host Mike Joyce in the latest installment of the TVG podcast. Mark Casse expands upon his recent well-written and equally well-received op-ed about the use of Clenbuterol in racing and what he deems to be rampant use of it throughout the industry. And, owner Jeff Bloom of Bloom Racing joins the show to talk all things Saudi Cup, how he got his start, and of course his top mare, Midnight Bisou. Please note, both interviews were recorded prior to recent breaking news within the racing world and host Mike Joyce addresses this fact in his opening remarks. The #TVGPOD is your best bet!
42 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
Episode 10: Trainer Brad Cox
Trainer Brad Cox joins the show to talk all things Kentucky Derby, his foray into the business and his rise to fame over the past few years. One of the most exciting additions to the trainer ranks in the last 15 years, Cox has truly made a name for himself with recent top charges Monomoy Girl, Arklow, British Idiom, Owendale, Covfefe and many more! Hear his thoughts on a bevy of topics as he gets very candid with our own Mike Joyce. The #TVGPOD is your best bet!
45 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
Episode 9: The 2020 NHC Tournament
2019 NHC winner Scott Coles joins regular tournament player and TVG/FanDuel on-air analyst Dave Weaver along with host Mike Joyce to talk all things NHC. This year’s tournament begins this Friday, Feb. 7 in Las Vegas, NV and if it’s anything like years past it’s going to be eventful! Don’t miss hearing how Scott Coles bested hundreds of other horseplayers last year and how Dave Weaver (a.k.a Ice Cold!!!!!) somehow managed to finish 264th whilst sleeping atop a toilet back in 2017. The #TVGPOD is your best bet!
60 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
Episode 8: Hall of Fame Fight Night
Hall of Famers Mike Smith and Gary Stevens join Mike Joyce to share the stories you’ve NEVER heard in a truly one-of-a-kind interview…How they got a leg up in racing, why the Quarters hold a special place in their hearts and many other delectable morsels you’ve yet to hear as the two reminisce about their exceptional riding careers. And, don’t miss their take on who would, and who has won in a fight between the “best friends.” It’s all happening in a ‘Big Money Mike’ kinda way on Episode 8 of the #TVGPOD, now LIVE!
41 minutes | Jan 20, 2020
Episode 7: Highest Per Capita Fun Police
Announcer Frank Mirahmadi joins TVG's Mike Joyce to discuss his road to becoming "the guy" at Santa Anita Park late in 2018, those infamous Trevor Denman impersonations, and of course, pizza. Tune in to find out all about one of racing's most beloved characters on the newest episode from the #TVGPOD...And, you won't want to miss Mike's closing remarks. We're teasing next week's episode and (spoiler alert) it's "BIG."
36 minutes | Dec 27, 2019
Episode 6: Opening Day at Santa Anita Park!
TVG's own Mike Joyce sits down with Aidan Butler and Michelle Yu ahead of Opening Day at Santa Anita Park to talk all things horse racing and what's coming up from The Great Race Place. Aidan Butler, the acting Director of Racing in California for The Stronach Group, gives his thoughts about the current state of the industry landscape and how he got his start as a third-generation bookmaker back home in the UK...And, don't miss Michelle Yu, on-air analyst and broadcaster for Santa Anita Park, and wife of Southern California trainer, Ryan Hanson. She gives her thoughts on having a small yet successful stable and also shares how she got her start in the business. And finally, please also welcome special guest star, Spencer Hanson, Michelle and Ryan's toddler who you'll also hear from. It's all coming up from Episode 6 of the TVG Podcast! #TVGPOD #EveryRaceEveryDay #YourBestBet
36 minutes | Nov 6, 2019
Episode 5: 2019 Breeders' Cup Review
Join Jess Stafford alongside Horse Racings' youngest and brightest duo, TVG Analyst Caleb Keller and his pedigree and form specialist fiancée, Kaitlin Free as they relive the top moments of the 2019 Breeders' Cup. We focus on the stories of the Championships, take an in depth look at the key take outs and discuss potential Horse of the Year winners. #TVGPOD
29 minutes | Oct 31, 2019
Episode 4: Breeders' Cup Special - European Challengers
To take you through the European contenders from this year's Breeders' Cup, Jess Stafford is joined by TVG's International Expert Candice Hare and Timeform UK's Ben Fearnley. We look at the stand out European horses that have traveled over and also uncover some bigger priced challengers worth noting for Future Stars Friday and the Saturday of the Breeders' Cup. #TVGPOD
47 minutes | Oct 30, 2019
Episode 3: Breeders' Cup Special
It's the 2019 Breeders' Cup and we have a very special edition of the TVG Podcast to give you the lowdown of how to wager, who to wager on and what to expect at the 36th Championships. Jess is joined by movie star and Breeders' Cup ambassador Bo Derek, VP of Media and Entertainment at the Breeders' Cup & Handicapper Pete Rotondo as well as TVG favorites Mike Joyce and Ken Rudulph. Listen for a special trifecta selection for the Breeders' Cup Classic from Pete Rotondo and Jess' European selection for Future Star's Friday.
40 minutes | Oct 26, 2019
Episode 2: Gambling, Gambling, Gambling
Re-join Jess Stafford and the TVG team as we cover hot topics concerning US Horse Racing today. TVG Analysts Mike Joyce talks US Wagering, Ken Rudulph explains the 'Come To Jesus Moment' and Candice Hare talks the Handicapping race system. Listen for a chance to win tickets to Future Stars Friday at The Breeders' Cup! Download, Like & Subscribe!
33 minutes | Oct 18, 2019
Episode 1: The First K-I-S-S
Welcome to the first-ever episode of the TVG Podcast! Tune in as we discuss the "KISS method," talk jockey and trainer relationships, and take a dive into the Saudi Cup - all in preparation for this year's upcoming Breeders' Cup World Championships. Join host Jess Stafford alongside guests Mike Joyce & Ken Rudulph.
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