It’s our annual NHC Preview Show and it’s Super-Sized!
Kevin Costello kicks us off talking about his Tour win and run at the $5 million bonus.[23:20] Paul Shurman is here with advice and the story of the one year in the last two decades where he nearly didn’t qualify. [38:35] Justin Dew talks about being showed up by his wife, first-time qualifier Susie Dew, at Hawthorne this year. You can check out their latest video about table etiquette here. [55:45] Michael Beychok fills us in on the latest on his lawsuit against Bob Baffert and his decision to walk away from the game. You can read more here. [01:12:52] Scott Coles drops by to talk about the unusual circumstances behind his NHC appearance this year and to defend the idea of playing lower-priced horses at the NHC via the DFS-based concept of “ownership.” [01:34:00] Tony Zhou recaps his arguments for leaning to longshots and drops all manner of mathematical knowledge on us. Read his article here. [01:52:13] Matt Miller will make you love him. . .or hate him. . .as he tells about his second NHC qualification, theories on mythical contests in general, and the luck-to-skill ratio.