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Players' Newsletter - May 26th, 2023
In the Money Media is excited to be providing coverage of the Elitloppet - Sweden’s biggest harness race of the year. Our harness ace, Edison Hatter, is on site and put together two great podcasts to get you ready for the big event this weekend. Make sure to follow him on Twitter at @Edison_1999_.
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Players’ Podcast - May 26, 2023
Nick Tammaro hosts for PTF and welcomes Edison Hatter to cover the Elitloppet live from Sweden, Alex Henry to discuss Sunday’s Japanese Derby, Frank Scatoni to go through the Santa Anita Saturday late Pick 5 and Blake Jessee to dive into the Belmont Saturday Pick 6. Good luck!
Players’ Podcast - Preakness Recap and More
PTF and Nick Tammaro look back at Preakness weekend and talk about National Treasure, Mage, Blazing Sevens, Arabian Lion, Taxed and More. Plus, the elephant in the room.
Then PTF hosts Monmouth Park’s Brian Skirka as they talk about the wonderful world of handicapping contests, going over the basics of the National Horseplayers’ Championship and the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge, as well as the upcoming Pick Your Prize Contest on June 3 at Monmouth, one of the best ways to qualify for both. To sign up to play, reach out to Brian at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last but not least, Kim Weir gives an update on the TRF’s 40th anniversary year. You can read more about her in the Saratoga Living 25.
First Over With Edison Hatter - Introduction To Swedish Racing & 2023 Elitloppet
On this very special First Over with Edison Hatter episode, Edison introduces us to the world of Swedish Horse Racing and Solvalla Racecourse, which will be hosting Elitloppet– The Elite Race– this weekend, the most prestigious mile harness race in the world. Edison is first joined by Mike Pribozie to break down some quotes from Todd McCarthy, Sarah Svanstedt, and Marcus Melander to introduce the concept of Swedish racing. Next, Edison is joined by Mike Laudon, a former Solvalla trainer and current broadcaster, commentator, and betting expert in Sweden, to dive deeper into Sweden and it’s racing. Finally, Edison takes a walk down memory lane with Hall of Fame driver John Campbell to talk about his experience at the 1988 Elitloppet, when he and MACK LOBELL won the race for the United States.
First Over With Edison Hatter – 2023 Elitloppet Betting Guide
On this episode of First Over with Edison Hatter, Edison is joined by Thomas Svenssen to discuss and break down the 2023 Elitloppet field and the rest of the racing action on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from Solvalla. First post each day is set for 6:45 am EDT and fans can watch and wager on the action via TVG and TwinSpires in the United States and HPI Bet in Canada.
The Owner’s Box – Episode 96 – Little Red Feather and the Preakness
Billy and Michelle recap the Preakness Stakes and discuss Little Red Feather’s historic weekend.
Redboard Rewind - EP:192 John Piassek Pimlico Preakness Day
Spencer and John go over three races at Pimlico from Saturday (races 9-11-13). Some angles we talk about are how the derby winner can most times be an underlay in the Preakness and how to attack favorites that are being bet off a race that doesn’t fit today’s conditions.