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The Amplify Horse Racing Podcast

The Amplify Horse Racing Podcast

By Amplify Horse Racing
Do you love horses, sports, or just curious to learn more about Thoroughbred racing? The Amplify Horse Racing Podcast is a fun, easy-listening, educational platform for people of all backgrounds, knowledge or interest levels to engage with the sport and learn more.
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Episode 20: Learn About the Inaugural Horse Racing Women's Summit!
Hosts Kaitlin Christopherson and Annise Montplaisir are joined by Jodie Vella-Gregory, Manager of the Office of Innovation for 1/ST Racing, and Shona Rotondo, Co-Founder of Grand Slam Social, to discuss the inaugural Horse Racing Women's Summit that will take place at Santa Anita Park in September! The two guests also tell their stories of how they got involved in the Thoroughbred industry after coming from horse-showing backgrounds, and the characteristics that can help you kickstart and elevate your equine career. Jodie also talks about recent educational youth tours that the team at 1/ST Racing has been hosting to introduce kids to the world of racing.  To learn more about the Women's Summit, visit: https://www.toconline.com/inaugural-horse-racing-womens-summit-coming-to-santa-anita-park-this-autumn/ To learn more about pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred industry, visit: https://www.amplifyhorseracing.org/
48:50
March 28, 2022
Episode 19: Educational Programs in Florida with Tammy Gantt
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
53:12
March 03, 2022
Episode 18: What is a Groom?
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
01:06:45
February 10, 2022
Episode 17: Amplify Looks Back at 2021
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
33:40
January 04, 2022
Episode 16: Racehorses go on Vacation? Equine Layup and Rehabilitation with Nick Fanucchi
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
36:25
December 09, 2021
Episode 15: What you need to know before watching Breeders' Cup 2021
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
43:37
October 28, 2021
Episode 14: 2021 Keeneland Fall Preview with Christa Marillia
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
48:20
October 08, 2021
Episode 13: Ten questions and more with Tricia Warrens
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
56:34
October 01, 2021
Episode 12: Mixing it up with the Matzes - A discussion on different disciplines in the horse world
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
49:52
September 08, 2021
Episode 11: Becoming a Trainer with Tom Amoss
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
56:21
July 30, 2021
Episode 10: Summer Racing & Sales Preview
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
37:47
July 10, 2021
Episode 9: Job & Internship Opportunities
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
38:52
May 26, 2021
Episode 8: The Kentucky Derby with Kevin Kerstein
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
35:53
April 28, 2021
Episode 7: Learning Thoroughbred Sales Part 2 with Madison Scott
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
33:38
April 15, 2021
Episode 6: Learning Thoroughbred Sales Part 1 with Shannon Castagnola of Woodford Thoroughbreds
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
42:12
April 09, 2021
Episode 5: Starting a New Job with Hayley Amoss
Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
40:38
March 18, 2021
Episode 4: Mentorship with Richard Migliore
The Amplify crew is back with a special guest! Former champion jockey and current Fox Sports racing analyst Richard Migliore joins us this week to discuss the importance of mentorship, finding your passion, balancing life and his experiences in the sport. Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
44:00
March 04, 2021
Episode 3: How the Thoroughbred became the athlete we know today
In our third episode, we welcome NMRHOF Communications Director Brien Bouyea to discuss the origins of the thoroughbred, the evolution of jockey riding styles, his career, writing two books, the new and improved National Museum of Racing & Hall of Fame and much more! Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
41:33
January 31, 2021
Episode 2: What is the Pegasus World Cup? What are the Eclipse Awards?
In our second episode, we welcome Alicia Wincze-Hughes and Peter Rotondo Jr.  to the show to discuss the importance of the Pegasus World Cup and the Eclipse Awards! The Pegasus World Cup will air Saturday Jan. 23rd on NBC from 4:30-6:00pm ET The Eclipse Awards will air the following Thursday, Jan. 28th on TVG and at https://www.ntra.com/ For more information on all of these events, check out these links: https://www.ntra.com/eclipse-awards/ https://www.pegasusworldcup.com/ Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
01:01:23
January 19, 2021
Episode 1: Introducing... the Amplify Horse Racing Podcast!
Welcome to the Amplify Horse Racing Podcast! In the first episode, you will meet co-hosts Kaitlin Christopherson, Joe Mason, and Annise Montplaisir, and learn about the educational resources promoted by Amplify. You will also hear why horses turn one year older on January 1st,  discussion of Tiz the Law's unexpected retirement, the Road to the Kentucky Derby and the prep races just around the corner! For more info on the Points System: https://www.americasbestracing.net/lifestyle/2020-how-horses-qualify-the-kentucky-derby-beginners-guide Amplify Horse Racing promotes education, experiences, and careers in the Thoroughbred industry. Amplify's mission is “amplification” of the sport of horse racing, by supporting and enhancing the great things the industry is already doing, and developing new opportunities that lead us into the future. Amplify seeks to expand touchpoints and lower barriers to entry, welcoming all ages, backgrounds, organizations, initiatives, or riding disciplines to be involved. Its goal is to generate positivity, find common ground, and highlight areas for collaboration. Note: All opinions are shared solely for educational purposes.
45:09
January 01, 2021