Podcast: California Chrome, Ziconic and The Racing Dudes

Jared Welch (left) and Aaron Halterman (right)

Jared Welch (left) and Aaron Halterman (right)

Host Derek Simon of US Racing recaps last weekend’s Rachel Alexandra (won by 74-1 longshot Venus Valentine) and Risen Star Stakes (taken by Gun Runner), along with Thursday’s Trans Gulf Electromechanical Trophy Handicap (captured by California Chrome). He also discusses the dubious debut of Ziconic, a son of former Horse of the Year Zenyatta.

Later in the Program the “Thoroughbred Racing Dudes” — Jared Welch and Aaron Halterman — drop by to talk even more racing and the red-hot Kevin Rogers of VegasInsider is back to discuss the NBA and college basketball.

ABOUT THE RACING DUDES

Jared Welch (left)
Jared is the technical genius behind the Dudes. He’s in charge of all website design, development, marketing and anything technical on the site. Jared is also the host of the “Blinkers Off” podcast.

Aaron Halterman (right)
Aaron is in charge of all the blog posts, twitter updates, FREE picks, and horse racing research in general. He watches hundreds of races each day and is always looking for the next great horse.

Derek Simon
Derek Simon is the Senior Editor and Handicapper at US Racing.
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