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Los Ponies: Talking Ponies

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All things Horse Racing. Including the bad beats and the sports chatter.


8/18/19/ GII Golden State Derby
Aug 17 • 33 min
Full card analysis featuring the GII Golden State Derby
8/10/19: Bank of America California Regional Challenge
Aug 10 • 52 min
Back on the podcast for an 8-race card. BH Lisas Boy looks to be the big favorite in the Bank of America California Regional Challenge.
7/27/19: California Champions Night
Jul 27 • 60 min
California Champions Night featuring 12 races including the Governor’s Cup Futurity, Governor’s Cup Derby and Spencer L Childers Handicap. Three Pick-4s!
7/13/19: Governor’s Cup Futurity Trials
Jul 13 • 48 min
Saturday night’s program features 7 trials for the Governor’s Cup Futurity.
7/7/19: GI Vessels Maturity
Jul 7 • 39 min
Terrific field assembled for the GI Vessels Maturity which features a berth to the Champion of Champions on the line. Full card selections. NBA talk with the massive trade in Los Angeles and more!
6/23/19: Ed Burke Million Futurity
Jun 23 • 57 min
Back after a brief break. New baby in the house. Catching up with the races and full card analysis of Sunday’s card at Los Alamitos featuring the GI Ed Burke Million Futurity.
6/9/19: Ed Burke Million Futurity Trials
Jun 9 • 45 min
Ed Burke Million Futurity Trials Night!
6/2/19: Can the streak reach five?
Jun 2 • 50 min
Sunday card from Los Alamitos with full selections and a Lock streak going for five.
5/25/19: A Familiar Lock on Saturday
May 25 • 54 min
Full selections for Saturday card at Los Alamitos including a Lock that previously won as a Lock. Curtis going for back to back lock selections. Recap Kindergarten Futurity and a look at what goes on during the process of chart calling races.
5/19/19: Kindergarten Futurity
May 18 • 49 min
Full card analysis featuring the Kindergarten Futurity. The #2 are wild!
5/11/19: La Pacifica Handicap and talented 2-year-olds
May 11 • 35 min
Talented 2-year-olds with nice breeding lines and good workouts showdown in races 5,6,7 and the card closes out with the La Pacifica Handicap. Full card selections!
5/5/19: Kindergarten Futurity Trials
May 5 • 71 min
Recap the Kentucky Derby drama and analysis and selections for all the Kindergarten Futurity Trials on Sunday night at Los Alamitos.
4/27/19: Saturday card feat a 2yo Lock
Apr 27 • 30 min
Full analysis for Saturday’s card at Los Alamitos with one race for the 2-year-olds. Will the Locks sweep again?
4/20/19: Futurity Season Around The Corner
Apr 20 • 40 min
We take a look at a Saturday’s card which features a couple of races for 2-year-olds. Many of these are pointing towards the Kindergarten Futurity Trials next month.
4/7/19: $16,000 Pick-6 Carryover
Apr 7 • 45 min
Sunday’s card at Los Alamitos features the running of the James S Smith Stakes for 3-year-olds and a pick-6 carryover of over $16,000. We recap the El Primero and La Primera Derbies. KY Derby Preps around the country and even some Wrestlemania predictions.
3/31/19: El Primero Del Año Derby.
Mar 31 • 42 min
Sunday’s program features the running of the El Primero Del Año Derby. We talk March Madness, office pool bracket, Vegas, recent state of horse racing in California and much more!
3/16/19: 870-yard Rossmoor Handicap
Mar 16 • 37 min
We go over the entire Saturday card at Los Alamitos featuring the running of the Rossmoor Handicap at 870 yards.
3/10/19: Bobby Newman & $17,000 Pick-6 Carryover & El Primero Trials
Mar 10 • 40 min
Track announcer Bobby Newman joins us to Handicap the entire Sunday card which features trials for the El Primero Del Año Derby and a $17,000 Pick-6 carryover.
3/3/19: Competitive Allowance
Mar 2 • 50 min
We take a look at the 8 races on Sunday’s program at Los Alamitos. Competitive Allowance to end the night.
2/24/19: $16,000 Pick-6 Carryover
Feb 24 • 48 min
Full card analysis for Sunday’s card at Los Alamitos featuring a pick-6 carryover of over $16,000
2/17/19: The Los Alamitos Maiden Stakes
Feb 17 • 33 min
A look at Sunday’s card at Los Alamitos featuring the running of the Maiden Stakes and a $71,000 pick-6 carryover!
2/9/19: Winter Derby & Championship
Feb 10 • 49 min
Full card analysis of Saturday card at Los Alamitos featuring GI Winter Derby and a look ahead at Sunday’s GI Winter Championship. We check in with Scotty McKeever and Dave Weaver who are in Las Vegas for the NHC.
1/27/19: Maiden Stakes Trials
Jan 27 • 41 min
Full analysis for Sunday’s card featuring trials for the Maiden Stakes. PCQHRA Awards Banquet recap and much more!
1/19/19: Winter Derby & Championship Trials
Jan 19 • 57 min
Full analysis for Saturday’s card featuring trials for the Winter Derby and a look ahead at Sunday’s Winter Championship Trials. AQHA Awards recap. Conspiracy theories galore. Upcoming racing calendar and some breaking news.
1/13/19: Barbra B 550-yard stakes
Jan 13 • 48 min
Sunday’s card features the Barbra B and a pick-6 carryover!
1/6/19: GI Charger Bar and much more!
Jan 6 • 55 min
Full Sunday card analysis with picks for all 9 races at Los Alamitos featuring the GI Charger Bar. Recap GI Championship at Sunland. Kellie McDaid retires. NBA. Wrestling. And Curtis tries a new restaurant for the first time in his life!
12/29/18: New Season at Los Al
Dec 29, 2018 • 50 min
A new season gets underway at Los Alamitos. Full Saturday card selections plus a look at Sunday’s GI Championship at Sunland. Lakers vs Clippers might have a side wager…
12/15/18: Champion of Champions and Los Al Two Million Futurity
Dec 15, 2018 • 59 min
Analysis for entire Saturday card featuring GI Champion of Champions and a look ahead at Sunday’s GI Los Al Two Million Futurity. Rodeo in Vegas and much more!
12/8/18: First Down Dash Handicap
Dec 8, 2018 • 40 min
Full card analysis of Saturday’s 12/8/18 program featuring the First Down Dash Handicap. The conspiracy theories continue and much more
12/2/18: GI AQHA Distaff
Dec 2, 2018 • 48 min
Recap $2 million trials night, bad beats, good scores, side bets and much more. Full analysis for Sunday’s card featuring the GI AQHA Distaff which is being run again after declared a no contest two weeks ago. Preview the big QH stakes from Zia Park.
11/25/18: Los Al 2 Million Trials
Nov 25, 2018 • 69 min
Recap AQHA Challenge Championships including the No Contest Distaff. Z Wayne Trials for Champion of Champions. GII Las Damas. Full preview of all 13 Trials for the Los Alamitos $2 Million Futurity. Lots of pizza side bets on the line with the consensus…
11/17/18: Challenge Championships
Nov 16, 2018 • 56 min
Bank of America Challenge Championships night has arrived. Full card analysis for Saturday and a look at the two Z Wayne Griffin trials on Sunday which hold the last two sports for the GI Champion of Champions.
11/11/18: GI Super Derby
Nov 10, 2018 • 38 min
Looking at Sunday’s card featuring the GI Los Alamitos Super Derby. The winner also earns a berth into the Champion of Champions. We talk about the legend of Town Policy getting kidnapped from CA and ending up in Mexico. Plus a story of the great Laffit…
11/4/18: Golden State Million Futurity
Nov 4, 2018 • 37 min
Analysis for the Sunday card at Los Alamitos featuring the GI Golden State Million Futurity. There is some post production issues going on, hope to resolve them by next week. Apologies in advance.
10/27/18: John Ward & Wild West Futurity
Oct 27, 2018 • 48 min
Full Saturday card analysis featuring John Ward Handicap and Sunday’s Los Al Wild West Futurity. Curtis is back licking his wounds from last week’s side bets.
10/22/18: GI Super Derby & GI Golden State Million Trials
Oct 19, 2018 • 54 min
A terrific weekend of racing is among us with Trials for the Super Derby on Saturday and Golden State Million Trials on Sunday. Two guests join us (George Duarte and Mr Los Al) to handicap all the trials. A little side wager as well.
10/14/18: GI Los Alamitos Invitational Championship
Oct 13, 2018 • 42 min
Recap PCQHRA weekend including Wild West Trials and look at Sunday’s card featuring a terrific field in the GI Los Al Championship.
10/7/2018: Wild West Futurity Trials
Oct 7, 2018 • 54 min
Analysis for Sunday’s card featuring trials for the Wild West Futurity. Recap winners of the PCQHRA Breeders Derby and Futurity and much more! Professor G pays up, but the belt is still in his corner until Golden State Million Trials.
9/29/18: Jess Ravin is Back & Sat Analysis
Sep 29, 2018 • 43 min
We recap Jess Ravin’s big win in the GI Mildred Vessels. Analysis and picks for every race on Saturday. Recap Jessies First Down win at Albuquerque.
9/22/18: Professor G wins the Belt Back
Sep 22, 2018 • 53 min
We recap PCQHRA finalists, Professor G beats Curtis in the consensus challenge, full Saturday analysis and a look ahead at Sunday’s GI Mildred N Vessels Memorial Handicap which features a berth to GI Champion of Champions.
9/16/18: PCQHRA Breeders Futurity Trials
Sep 16, 2018 • 54 min
Big night of trials for the PCQHRA Breeders Futurity featuring the return of the undefeated winner of the Ed Burke Million: Wave Her Down. Is there a conspiracy between Professor G and Curtis? We’ll have to find out!
9/8/18: Jeremy Balan Los Al Day & Night
Sep 7, 2018 • 63 min
Jeremy Balan stops by the Los Ponies studios to talk about his start in horse racing, Orioles, the recently concluded Del Mar season and much more! Plus picks for the EB Johnston Stakes and the Beverly J Lewis stakes during the day. Full card picks for…
9/2/18: GI Go Man Go & All American Weekend
Sep 2, 2018 • 65 min
Terrific field assembled for the GI Go Man Go on Sunday at Los Alamitos. Picks for All American Derby and Futurity plus much more from Ruidoso Downs
8/25/18: Bridge to GI Go Man Go
Aug 25, 2018 • 51 min
Saturday program at Los Al featuring past Stakes runners in Allowance. Looking ahead towards GI Go Man Go. Recap Ruidoso picks, trials, news and much more!
8/18/18: John Deere & Golden State Derby at Los Al.
Aug 17, 2018 • 74 min
Full card analysis for John Deere card Saturday at Los Al plus analysis for Sunday’s GII Golden State Derby. Play of the day for Saturday and Sunday at Ruidoso for All American Trials.
8/11/18: Bank of America California Challenge
Aug 11, 2018 • 70 min
Recap John Deere Juvenile and Golden State Derby qualifiers as they advance to their respective finals. Analysis for Saturday’s program featuring The Bank of America California Challenge led by the duo of BH Lisa’s Boy and Hold Air Hostage. Answer a few…
8/4/18: John Deere Regional Trials
Aug 3, 2018 • 59 min
We recap last week’s big California Breeders Champions Night and look ahead at Saturday’s card featuring trials to the John Deere regional trials. It could be a huge card if the pick six carries over again from Friday.
7/28/18: California Breeders Champions Night
Jul 28, 2018 • 70 min
Terrific 12-race card showcasing the California-bred runners. Heza Dasha Fire returns in the GI Spencer Childers, J Fire Up tries to keep the win streak going in the Derby and a wide open field will duel in the Futurity.
7/21/18: Wiener Nationals Week & Ruidoso Finals
Jul 21, 2018 • 70 min
Preview Saturday card from Los Alamitos which also happens to be Wiener Nationals night. Picks for Rainbow Futurity and Derby at Ruidoso. Recap Governor’s Cup Futurity and Derby finalists. Update on Cesar De Alba, Vinnie Bednar is bak and Ramon Sanchez is…
7/14/18: Governor’s Cup Futurity Trials with Caleb Keller
Jul 14, 2018 • 47 min
Caleb Keller joins Jose and Curtis to talk Saturday’s Governor’s Cup Futurity Trials, how he got started at TVG, his Indiana roots, the Indiana buzzer beater vs Kentucky and much more!
7/8/18: GI Vessels Maturity
Jul 8, 2018 • 42 min
Terrific field heads the GI Vessels Maturity at Los Alamitos. The winner also earns a berth to the GI Champion of Champions. Curtis checks in from Colorado. Lebron is a Laker and much more! Podcast is now available on Google Podcasts and Spotify in…
7/1/18: Vandy’s Flash Handicap
Jul 1, 2018 • 34 min
Analysis for Sunday’s program featuring The Vandy’s Flash Handicap. Will A Political Lady make it six in a row? Curtis going off the grid. Jose lived the farm life for a couple of years. and much more!
6/24/18: Ed Burke Million Futurity
Jun 23, 2018 • 50 min
Terrific field of finalists face off in the first million-dollar Futurity of the season in the Ed Burke. We analyze all 9 races on Sunday’s program. Daytime Thoroughbred season at Los Al is approaching and the pick-4 minimum will now be $1… Kawhi wants…
6/16/18: Ed Burke Recap, Saturday Analysis, Vessels Maturity Preview
Jun 16, 2018 • 39 min
We recap last Sunday’s trials for the Ed Burke Million Futurity. Analysis and picks for every race on Saturday’s program. Also preview Sunday’s Vessels Maturity Trials for older runners and much more!
6/10/18: Ed Burke Million Trials with Ed Burgart
Jun 9, 2018 • 64 min
We have a chat with Ed Burgart talking about his career, his passion for Quarter Horse racing, his future and much much more. Analysis of Ed Burke Million Trials at Los Alamitos Race Course.
6/2/18: Los Al & Remington Mega Card
Jun 2, 2018 • 44 min
Wrap up a crazy NBA Finals Game 1, Analyze the full card at Los Alamitos and the mega card closing night at Remington Park with picks for the Derby, Futurity and Invitational plus much more!
5/26/18: Saturday at Los Al plus Ruidoso spot plays
May 26, 2018 • 51 min
We take a look at Saturday’s program at Los Alamitos. Jose is trying to get his fourth consecutive Los Ponies Lock home. Two spot plays for Day 2 of Ruidoso Futurity Trials Saturday morning. NBA Playoffs drama and much more.
5/20/18: Kindergarten Futurity
May 20, 2018 • 58 min
**We apologize in advance for the audio static issues at times****Bad Audio from 19:45 to 22:00 so press the skip button** We talk Sunday’s card featuring Kindergarten Futurity. Post-Preakness talk with a few thoughts from Ed Burgart (37:40 to 42:25). NBA…
5/12/18: La Pacifica Hcp & More!
May 12, 2018 • 40 min
La Pacifica Handicap highlights Saturday’s card at Los Alamitos. Jose gives a big push to the debuting Providnikov. Curtis finally hears back from his trainer about his 2yo. Recap Kindergarten Futurity Trials. Picks of the night for day 2 of Remington…
Ep5: 5/6/18 Kindergarten Futurity Trials
May 5, 2018 • 45 min
Robert Adair Kindergarten Futurity Trials are here! Top 10 fastest qualifiers advance to the final. Professor G is the current title belt holder in consensus picks. Curtis addresses the “tip” he got from Dad for last week’s horse. Jose & Curtis engage in…
Episode 4: 4/28/18
Apr 27, 2018 • 49 min
Saturday program at Los Alamitos featuring the return of Branquino. The Marfa Lights, half-brother to the late Moonist, is on the grounds at Los Al. Owning/nominating 2yo’s. NBA Playoffs talk and much more!
Episode 3: 4/21/18
Apr 20, 2018 • 41 min
Saturday card with 9 races. $5,577 Pick-6 carryover. Fast working 2-year-olds in Race 5. NBA Playoffs in full swing. You can only pick two of these four who would you take: Kawhi Leonard, Lebron James, Paul George, Klay Thompson. Curtis went to Disney…
Episode 2: 4/14/2018
Apr 13, 2018 • 41 min
Jose and Curtis take a look at the 9-race program at Los Alamitos on Saturday. Is there a future superstar in the making in Wicked Affair who debuts in Race 6? Terrific match up of Quarter Horses vs Thoroughbred in the 870-yard Wheatland Handicap. The…
Episode 1: 4/7/2017
Apr 8, 2018 • 44 min
Jose Contreras @LosPonies and Curtis Treece @Hitmanct13 go over the Sat April 7 program at Los Alamitos. The first 2yo baby race of the season. Follow Quarter Horse racing as kids at Los Al. Keeping tabs on other circuits like Remington, Sam Houston,…