Schoenthal, Wood featured on “Off to the Races” radio show

by | Mar 23, 2018 | Breaking, Regionwide, Top Stories

From a release

Saturday morning’s edition of Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network will feature trainer Phil Schoenthal and Virginia Equine Alliance communications director Darrell Wood. The program airs at 10:00 a.m. over terrestrial radio on ESPN Richmond (VA) — 950 AM, 99.5 FM, and 102.7 FM — and via internet streaming.

The show will air every Saturday morning from February 10 through July 21.

“Each week, we hope to bring our listeners some of the most interesting guests in racing,” said Frank Vespe, publisher of The Racing Biz and host of the show. “We’re looking to keep our listeners abreast of the latest and best stories in the region.”

On Saturday’s show, the guests include:

  • Phil SchoenthalThe Laurel Park-based trainer conditions three-year-old V. I. P. Code, who scored a major upset in last weekend’s Private Terms Stakes and is being pointed next to the Federico Tesio Stakes with a possible Preakness start in the offing.
  • Darrell WoodWood will discuss this weekend’s celebration of the great Secretariat’s birthday, as well as the 45th anniversary of his spectacular Triple Crown victory.
  • Derby Bill Watson. The legendary Derby Bill Watson will be on hand as always to share his wit, wisdom, and handicapping insights.

The weekly, one-hour show will focus on Thoroughbred racing and breeding around the mid-Atlantic region and across the country.