Off To The Races Radio Show Makes Its 2018 Debut Saturday Feb. 10th At 10 AM

Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network returns for its 2018 season Saturday, February 10 at 10:00 a.m. The program will air on 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.

“We are excited to kick off the 2018 season of Off to the Races,” said Frank Vespe, owner-publisher of The Racing Biz and host of the program. “We look forward to sharing with our listeners some of the most interesting voices in mid-Atlantic racing over the coming months.”

Saturday’s show features four guests:

  • Familiar voices Derby Bill Watson and Nick Hahn will return once again, with Watson, the former on-air handicapper at Colonial Downs, providing his handicapping insights and Hahn sharing his persepctives on the Virginia, mid-Atlantic, and national racing scenes;
  • Debbie Easter, executive director of the Virginia Thoroughbred Association and president of the Virginia Equine Alliance, will discuss recent developments in Virginia, including the VTA stallion auction; and
  • Dr. Patty Hogan will share her thoughts on the future of racing and how animal welfare issues may impact that.


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