Horseplayers’ Happy Hour – October 6, 2022

Matt Bernier and PTF are back with an all Belmont at Aqueduct contest for the first week of the Horseplayer Happy Hour playoffs. They'll look back to a loaded weekend of Win-and-You're-In races from New York, Paris, and Los Angeles, and look ahead to more great racing from Aqueduct, Keeneland, and Santa Anita. Horseplayers' Happy Hour is also an interconnected series of contests where you only need to play one week to participate in the prize pool — which consists of $20,000 worth of Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge seats, added to the pool at no cost to players. It costs just $20 to play and the proceeds benefit retired racehorses. ***Sign up at — just navigate to the Horseplayers Happy Hour page. ***Comment live during the show with your thoughts! ***As a reminder, you can sign up for the FREE Players' Newsletter at – This weekly newsletter, sent on Friday, is a hub for horse racing content from the ITM Team and our partners. ***If you want even more premium handicapping analysis, including exclusive podcasts, detailed written analysis, and show notes from the free podcasts, please check out ITM Plus – Source

Scollay Named Chief of Science for Anti-Doping Program

The Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit, which will administer the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program, announced Oct. 4 that it has named Dr. Mary Scollay as its chief of science. Source

Cocktails & Conversation S3 E8: Andie Biancone

Cocktails & Conversation is back this week with special guest Andie Biancone! We'll chat about her career of reporting on TVG and, of course, another big weekend of Win And You're In racing ahead of BC22! Tune in Wednesday at 5 pm ET on our social channels. Source