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Ronnie Johnson - Delta Dirt Nationals Winner
Greg Hollingsworth - Street Stock Winner
Other Drivers TBA!
Host Derek Simon discusses the announced closing of Suffolk Downs after 79 years of hosting thoroughbred racing, relating it to the closing of Longacres Park in 1992.
In the I Need to Know segment, Derek explains how handicapping dogma keeps many players in the pari-mutuel dog house. And, lastly, in the Handicapping segment, he offers a potential play from Suffolk Downs (it seemed appropriate) and looks ahead to this weekend’s big races at Parx.
Meet the first African American Stewardess hired by Delta Air Lines in1966 !
In all of the stories about aviation and its history, the stories of the first African American stewardesses have been left untold and unknown. We first took to the skies when flying was glamorous and exclusive and little girls dreamt of being stewadesses, models, or movie stars. We rubbed elbows with the elite and we traveled the world when few others could. We flew as pioneers in a global society long before the time of the Internet and globalization. We also kept our heads high facing down racial prejudice and discrimination. We lived as Stars in the Sky
Patricia Grace Murphy was the first African American Stewardess to break the color barrier for Delta Air Lines. Pat's stories and other pioneers in aviation are featured in my book Stars in the Sky which will be released in November. Visit the archives to hear the show and listen to my call in guest Terry Taylor another African American Stewardess featured in my book, exchange stories with Pat about the early years of flying. We were also honored to have Pat's first supervisior, June Huerman share some stories about those turbulent days and assisting Pat with her new life in aviation.
Please listen each week for updates on my book, or visit my website www.theflygirl10.com
TwinSpires' Derek Simon recaps the Travers Stakes and the Pacific Classic and discusses the role of a jockey in the “I Need to Know” segment.
In a special “Racing History” segment, all-time greats Round Table, Ribot, John Henry, Sea Bird II, Phar Lap and others face each other in a mythical running of the Breeders’ Cup Turf presented by Brisnet.com and called by track announcer/TV personality Mike Battaglia.
Can't get enough dystopia? Tune in to Writestream on Tuesday, September 16 at 1 p.m. Eastern when Dariaanne welcomes Tracy Lawson, author of the 5-star rated novel Counteract, to the show:
The Office of Civilian Safety and Defense has guarded the public against the rampant threat of terrorism for the last fifteen years with the full backing of the US government. Their carefully crafted list of Civilian Restrictions means no concerts or sporting events, no travel, no social media, no cash transactions, and no driver's licenses for eighteen-year-olds Tommy and Careen. The OCSD has even outlawed grocery stores, all in the name of safety.
Now, there's a new threat-airborne chemical weapons that could be activated at any time. But the OCSD has an antidote: Just three drops a day is all it takes to stay safe. It's a small price to pay for safety.
Or is it...
Dariaanne will chat with the multi-talented Tracy about her latest book and amazing writing career, which began in high school. During the live show, host and guest welcome your calls and comments at (347) 945-7246.
In the second hour, stay tuned for the Right Wing Riot with The Luminaries of Liberty - Scary Smart, Ms. Always Right and The Prince of Whitebread. It's Public Service Satire we can believe in!
See you on Tuesday, September 16 at 1 p.m. Eastern for Writestream with Tracy Lawson and the Right Wing Riot!
A lot of folks have been talking about the Triple Crown this past week, and some think that it should be dumbed down to accommodate...to accommodate the "younger generation" who were born after 1978.
Ummm...is the sport going to change everything, to meet the needs of people who aren't necessarily becoming fans? Tonight I'll discuss the logical place to begin the journey toward horse racing fandom. How to turn casual observers and potential fans into lifelong fanatics. Hint: it rhymes with, "source."
Joanna Lee Doster is a writer and author of the recently published book "Maximum Speed: Pushing The Limit". Her previously published work includes “Celebrity Bedroom Retreats” and a series of nationally syndicated celebrity profiles that also feature legendary sports figures. She has held executive positions in cable television, communications and the entertainment industry. She and her husband live in New York.
Maximum Speed: Pushing The Limit is a full-throttle action thriller about a family motorsports dynasty going back three generations. The story's main focus is on the life and loves of the family's hot, young, racing champion, a true hero, who bravely confronts his painful past.
The book has all the sensational ingredients of a blockbuster movie— including kickass women and men race car drivers who push the limit on and off the racetrack, fascinating characters with riveting back stories, heart-stopping car races and chases, and added to the mix... passionate romance, drama, and murder!
Set against the exciting world of stock car racing, this story takes the reader on an adrenaline-fueled journey as the family's racing team find themselves in a race for their lives.
Visit Joanna's website at http://authorjdoster.wix.com/joannaleedoster
Michael Bankes of Bankes Boats & Delta Waterfowl here on the East Coast
Bankes Boats: For over 30 years Bankes Boats has been providing the discriminating duck hunter with top quality Duck Hunting Boats. Behind all our boats you will find one common goal: To produce a high quality product that is specifically designed to meet the needs of today's duck hunter, which will stand up to years of abuse, and offer a quality product at a reasonable price.
Delta Waterfowl: Today’s Delta embraces new approaches to habitat conservation and a focus on duck production. Delta has proclaimed a declarative position asserting our commitment to stand up for and by waterfowlers everywhere. This is a new Delta, an evolving Delta, that recognizes the world we live in is different than it was a mere decade ago. A world with new challenges and new opportunities.
Bankes Boats: http://www.bankesboats.com
Detla Waterfowl: http://www.deltawaterfowl.org
Pitboss Waterfowl Radio...
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TwinSpires' Derek Simon discusses the British Horseracing Authority’s surprising ruling in the Fergal Lynch case, as well as Del Mar’s new Player’s Pick Five and NYRA Senior Vice President of Racing Operations Martin Panza’s idea to highlight “big event days.”
In the U. of Bet segment, Derek discusses the proper mindset he believes is needed to become a winning player.
The first half of the show we will talk about Star Trek Attack Wing fleet resources, from Black Elite Attack Dice through the new Officer Cards and every resource between. What are the best and worst for the point cost. We will also discuss the Vulcan ship NiVar and go over all the cards in the new expansion. The STAW Federation ship battle will be revealed and talked about. This is the BEST Federation STAW ship as voted by the fans on our FB page, The winner of the Assimilation Prime Target will be announced and we will give away a FREE blind booster to one lucky caller as well as OP participation prizes to every caller. For our second half we will revist Star Trek III The Search For Spock. Join us Thursday from 6:30 - 8:30pm EST, RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.......
Curious about the metaphysical? Tune in to Writestream with host Dariaanne when she welcomes psychic, astrologer and author Susyn Blair Hunt to the show on September 9 at 1 p.m. Eastern. Aside from her work with clients, and common misconceptions about psychic ability, Susyn will discuss her book, Tarot Prediction & Divination: Unveiling Three Layers of Meaning.
Bring more depth to your tarot readings and unleash your psychic sense—it's easy once you understand the three dimensions of the tarot. Internationally respected tarot expert and author Susyn Blair-Hunt presents an original, step-by-step approach, using the tarot's visual cues as a means to awaken your psychic abilities and help you discover the predictive, therapeutic, and spiritual messages hidden within the cards.
During the show, host and guest welcome your questions and comments at (347) 945-7246.
In the second hour, the Right Wing Riot takes over with their unique brand of Public Service Satire. Join Scary Smart, Ms. Always Right and The Prince of Whitebread as they find the humor in the current state of our politics and culture. WIll Pajama Boy make an appearance so Aunt Scary Smart can read to him? Tune in to find out!
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