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Aug 11: Gumbo for the Horses in Saratoga!

An In the Money Media Special Event!

Accomplished Chef & National Handicapping Tournament Champion, Michael Beychok, brings his favorite New Orleans recipe to Saratoga. It’s gumbo for the horses!


August 11 @ 6:00 pm 8:00 pm

Venue: In the backyard at Simply Food by Maura (666 Rt 9, Wilton, on the way to the Wishing Well)

Pre-purchase your ticket today ($25 in advance/ $35 at the door). Ticket includes one beer and a serving of Beychok’s favorite New Orleans’ cuisine – the famous gumbo of Brigtsen’s Restaurant.

100% of ticket sales to the horses of the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, thanks to our host Pete Fornatale at In the Money Media!

“The horse changed not only my life—the money she won for me—but also changed the way I think about horse racing,” Beychok said. “I was a bet ’em and forget ’em player. If you didn’t become a sire or a broodmare, I just moved on to the next group of horses. Because she changed my life, I wanted to be sure her life was good for the rest of her life.”

Michael Beychok, speaking to Eric Mitchell, The Bloodhorse (Jan 2013)

About the Chef (the Champ):

Michael Beychok is a hero for the horses. A lifelong horse racing fan and accomplished horseplayer, he has become one of the most influential spokesmen for the Thoroughbred Aftercare community since winning the 2012 National Handicapping Tournament. Read his story “Glorious Change” in The Bloodhorse and you’re sure to be inspired!

Listen to Michael’s terrific interview with Maggie Wolfendale on the In the Money Media Podcast “Off Track”.

Watch the ABRelive video as Michael tells the story of his 2012 NHC win – a million dollars, won by a nose and a dollar!