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Racetrack Surfaces

POSTED: October 18, 2019

I received an email from a racing fan who asked me to explain racing surfaces with the Breeders' Cup weeks away and Santa Anita's change...

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What Makes a Turf Horse

POSTED: October 18, 2019

That's the Million Dollar Question! I can explain to you what is supposed to make a turf horse. Probably the number one thing is their...

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Choosing Your Trainer Part 2

POSTED: October 18, 2019

Have you ever asked yourself why one trainer is better than the other? There are many things that make one better than the other. It all...

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Front Wraps, Good or Bad?

POSTED: October 15, 2019

Received an email from a new racing fan who just started going to the track and betting the races. She told me someone told her...

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Buying Your First Horse

POSTED: October 13, 2019

Trainer JJ Graci takes us through buying your first horse. Let's answer the question of buying your first horse. This is a major purchase so...

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Choosing Your Trainer

POSTED: October 11, 2019

A topic I knew was going to be asked at one point but not so soon. Picking a trainer is the most important decision you have...

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Switching Jockeys

POSTED: October 8, 2019

JJ Graci weighs in on switching jockeys. I received a very interesting e-mail about changing riders when big name jockeys are in town for a...

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Training Up to a Specific Race

POSTED: October 6, 2019

JJ Graci answers a reader's question about training up to a specific stake or race.... Brian asks, " How do you train a horse for...

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Putting Some Speed in Your Horse

POSTED: September 29, 2019

JJ Graci, winner of over 1200 races and numerous training titles shares his knowledge on putting some speed in a closer or slower racehorse. There...

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