Paulick Report

Joe joined the Paulick Report in July 2018, where he serves as bloodstock editor and advertising liaison. He is active in the production of the PR Special print editions and he’s an occasional guest co-host on “The Friday Show” and “News Minute” video series.

 

Features

‘All I’m Ever Going To Do Is Train Horses’": Crane Succeeds In Many Different Saddles' - May 2019

Not only is Clovis Crane one of North America’s most prominent pinhookers, he’s a national champion rodeo cowboy and was a former top apprentice jockey and high-level collegiate wrestler. A competitive fire has driven him to the top of whatever field he enters.

‘He’s Still Got A Whole Lot Of Spunk In Him’: A.P. Indy Turns 30 - April 2019

A peek into the life of Horse of the Year and cornerstone sire A.P. Indy as he enters his third decade of life - much of it at Lane’s End Farm with groom Asa Haley and a very dusty stereo.

Thompson, Jones Hit With Normandy Invasion Filly In Memory Of Brenda Jones - August 2018

Two longtime friends turned a $30,000 weanling purchase into a $170,000 pinhook at the 2018 Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Yearling Sale. The transaction honored the memory of mother, mentor, and third partner Brenda Jones, who died just two weeks before the auction.

‘Excited And Nervous All At The Same Time’: Mean Sophia Takes Goebel On Whirlwind Trip To Keeneland April Sale - April 2019

Within the span of six days, Mean Sophia went from an unraced 2-year-old, to a 10 1/2-length maiden winner, to a highly sought-after entry in the Keeneland April sale, to a potentially lucrative return on investment for Savannah Goebel on the first horse she's ever owned.

Historical Pieces

The Alcock Arabian: The Starting Point Of All Gray Thoroughbreds - October 2018

Every modern-day gray Thoroughbred traces back through a direct line of gray ancestors to the same stallion from the 1700s, whose influence is spoken in the same breath as the three foundation sires. A look at the genetic, on-track, and clerical reasons for the unique pedigree trail.

From The Brink Of Death, Needles Became Florida’s Racing Hero, Inspiration For Breeding Industry - March 2019

A sickly foal who was one of just 79 Florida-breds born in 1953 grew up to become the state’s first Kentucky Derby winner and start a gold rush to the state that would form the industry as we know it today.

Event Coverage

Remembering Bill Graves: Horseman And Mentor Had Sense Of Style, Humor - June 2018

Coverage of the “celebration of life” for Fasig-Tipton vice president Bill Graves, featuring reminiscences from friends, family, and co-workers.