Posted Friday, March 6, 2020
A conversation with the racing manager for Thousand Words and Dennis' Moment.
Posted Friday, February 28, 2020
Horse Racing Nation is thrilled to syndicate "Horse Racing Talk," hosted by Iowa-based KXnO's Emery Songer and John Hernandez. Look for a new edition here each week!

On a new show, local handicapping experts Ken Miller and Chuck Reed weigh in on Saturday's biggest races, the Saudi Cup for older horses and the Fountain of Youth (G2) for 3-year-olds with Kentucky Derby dreams.

Also included is a look back at the last major stops on the Derby and Kentucky Oaks trails as Fair Grounds hosted its Risen Star (G2) and Rachel Alexandra (G2) earlier this month.

Listen below, and should the audio player not display on your browser, click here to tune in.

Posted Friday, February 14, 2020
On a new show, reflections on racing's rough year. What did the industry learn?
Posted Friday, February 7, 2020
A conversation with Kenny McPeek, plus HRN editor Jonathan Lintner on the Derby trail.
Posted Thursday, January 23, 2020
Horse Racing Nation is thrilled to syndicate "Horse Racing Talk," hosted by Iowa-based KXnO's Emery Songer and John Hernandez. Look for a new edition here each week!

A visit with Michael Trombetta, trainer of leading 2020 Kentucky Derby hopeful Independence Hall, leads off a new edition of the Horse Racing Talk podcast.

Trombetta said the 3-for-3 son of Constitution remains possible for either the Sam F. Davis (G3) and Risen Star Stakes (G2) next on the Derby trail, 

"You want to make sure that you're giving him every chance to accumulate some earnings and points, but you can only go so fast with these guys," he said.

Hear the full interview, plus a conversation about Thursday night's Eclipse Awards and a handicapping discussion on Saturday's Pegasus World Cup (G1).

Posted Saturday, November 9, 2019
Listen in! On this week's show: a final look back at all 14 Breeders' Cup races.
Posted Friday, November 1, 2019
On a new podcast, Maggie Wolfendale and others join to handicap the Breeders' Cup.
Posted Friday, October 25, 2019
It's an all-star cast of trainers on this week's show previewing the Breeders' Cup.
Posted Thursday, October 10, 2019
Britney Eurton talks Breeders' Cup, and ace handicapper Barry Meadow joins the show.
Posted Friday, September 20, 2019
A new edition of the podcast handicaps the Pennsylvania Derby. Tune in!
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Meet the Hosts

Emery Songer and John Hernandez talk with some of the biggest names in horse racing weekly on 
KXnO's Horse Racing Talk!

Emery grew to love horse racing by watching horses like Barbaro and Rachel Alexandra while witnessing the pageantry and history of The Sport of Kings. John is a longtime veteran of the horse racing media world and he currently serves as the track television handicapper and commentator at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. His years in the industry all over the country have allowed him to create relationships with some of the top jockeys, trainers and personalities in horse racing.

Together, they bring different perspectives and analysis from the biggest races and events on the national thoroughbred scene. Each week, some of the important players in the game talk about their experiences and give special insight about the latest happenings in their career and on the track. Tune into the show each week to stay up-to-date on some of the biggest stories here, at kxno.com or through the iHeartRadio app.

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