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DAK Productions, Inc. 7/22/05

Contact: Joe Kristufek (312) 399-8277

Horsin' Around for an Hour this Saturday!

Extended Broadcast to Highlight Arlington Million Preview Day!

With Arlington 's biggest Day just three weeks away, it's time to quit Horsin' Around and Preview the International Festival of Racing.

Horsin' Around TV producer and host Joe Kristufek will be joined in studio by Daily Racing Form's Marcus Hersh, and state-hopping handicapper Dave "The Thoroughbred Maven" Gutfreund to preview Arlington 's trio of graded stakes - the Grade II American Derby for 3-year-olds, the Grade III Arlington Handicap for older lawnmowers, and the Grade III Modesty for grassy distaffers. DAK Racing's Michael Costanzo and Arlington Park notes writer and turf guru Graham Ross break down the international turf scene, focusing on horses targeting Arlington 's Festival.

Also on Horsin' Around TV this week:

  • Crash, bang, boom and a cloud of dust - Driver Mike Oosting and jockey Miguel Mena discuss last weekend's stunning on-track accidents.
  • Interns Michelle Masciopinto and Michelle Castello Horsin' Around at Arlington.
  • Balmoral Park's American National Preview, and an early look at Night of Champions at Hawthorne.

This weekend on DAK Racing:

  • Trends, Trips and Tips with a couple of Mikes
  • DAK and Maven Team Up to Help Make YOU a BettOR Horseplayer
  • New Bike Blues - by Marc Borczon
  • Free Thoroughbred and Harness Selections
  • Participate in our "Barn To Wire" Forums


Questions or Comments: e-mail

Horsin' Around TV -- Programming Schedule

Saturday's the Rest of the Season -- 1 a.m., 6 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Horsin' Around TV, a horse racing magazine and preview show highlighting the best of Illinois thoroughbred and harness action, airs Saturdays through November 12.

Following the lead of the Bulls, Cubs, White Sox and Blackhawks, Horsin' Around TV joins the Comcast SportsNet team for it's third season. The show will air Saturdays through November 12 at 1 a.m. , 6 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

In addition, Horsin' Around TV will also air weekly at 11 a.m. across the Illinois simulcast network (racetracks and off track betting facilities) and on DirectTV - 640 and Dish - 429

Educational segments will play a larger roll in the show's third season. A pair of new segments, "Better Betting" and "Under Wraps," will trade off every other week. In "Better Betting" Joe Kristufek, Dave "The Maven" Gutfreund and Mike Antoniades will tackle wagering angles and strategies. In "Under Wraps," feature reporters Liane Davis and Molly Ryan will examine the day-to-day inner workings of horse racing.

The new and improved DAK Racing website houses up-to-date news and views, daily selections, forums, polls, contests, and educational columns.

We look forward to bringing you an exciting new season of the show, and don't forget to keep on Horsin' Around!

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