INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Jockey Joe Talamo, the regular rider of leading Kentucky Derby contender I Want Revenge, will be the guest of host Kurt Hoover on The Inside Scoop prior to Saturday’s tenth annual California Gold Rush program at Hollywood Park.
The Inside Scoop will be a regular feature during the 65-day Spring/Summer Meet. The show starts at 11:30 a.m. on opening Saturday — one hour prior to the special Gold Rush post time of 12:30 p.m. Regular starting time will be at 12 noon.
Hoover, one of horse racing’s most respected commentators, is a regular on HRTV as well as serving as the inter-track television host for Hollywood Park. He has also covered the Triple Crown races for ESPN.
Hoover will analyze the Hollywood Park program and major simulcast races from across the country each Saturday during the 13-week meeting. The Inside Scoop will be returning for the fourth consecutive year.
Rich Perloff of TVG will be the host of The Railbird Club on Sunday mornings at the Spring/Summer Meet. He will comment on morning workouts and interview guests in the Finish Line Café during the weekly session, which takes place from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Pace Pals creator Craig Peterson will host a seminar on Sundays along with handicappers Jeff Munson and Stan Granch. The seminars will take place at the paddock tote board at 12 p.m.
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