Ask The Guru

Why Greenshoe lost the Hambletonian and other answers to your biggest questions

By Ron Gurfein - August 9, 2019

Crossing trotters with pacers, the value of earplugs and my most memorable Hambletonians

By Ron Gurfein - August 2, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Final Week

By Ron Gurfein - July 28, 2019

More on Schnittker, plus thoughts on the east coast driving colony, the DQ of Custom Cantab and 4-year-olds vs. older horses

By Ron Gurfein - July 26, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 11

By Ron Gurfein - July 21, 2019

Can Greenshoe go in 1:48? Plus, how to correct 2-year-olds hitting their hocks and sore in the knees

By Ron Gurfein - July 19, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 10

By Ron Gurfein - July 14, 2019

Thoughts on Dexter Dunn, Brian Sears, the things I miss the most and whether fillies are more precocious than colts

By Ron Gurfein - July 12, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 9

By Ron Gurfein - July 7, 2019

Thoughts on six-hour detention barns, the importance of caretakers and whether drivers should be fined for slow second quarters

By Ron Gurfein - July 6, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 8

By Ron Gurfein - June 30, 2019

Thoughts on Jimmy Freight, girl power, second trainers, how syndicates work and will Greenshoe be the fastest ever?

By Ron Gurfein - June 28, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 7

By Ron Gurfein - June 23, 2019

Thoughts on hyperbaric chambers, the USTA’s opposition to the integrity act, trainers that overly support their own stallions and why we don’t see as many top trainers paired with top drivers anymore

By Ron Gurfein - June 21, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 6

By Ron Gurfein - June 16, 2019

Answering an Alagna critic, thoughts on drivers’ posture and speed bikes and my take on Dexter Dunn

By Ron Gurfein - June 14, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 5

By Ron Gurfein - June 9, 2019

Big M judges need to penalize drivers for giving holes

By Ron Gurfein - June 7, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 4

By Ron Gurfein - June 2, 2019

Thoughts on: whether owners that partner up hurt breeders, great farms that sell a lot of bargain yearlings and why our horses are going so fast

By Ron Gurfein - May 31, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 3

By Ron Gurfein - May 26, 2019

Lighten up, critics

By Ron Gurfein - May 24, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian – Week 2

By Ron Gurfein - May 19, 2019

Thoughts on Ohio’s microchip fiasco, the role of secretaries, fining drivers for a slow pace and my take on hay cubes

By Ron Gurfein - May 17, 2019

The Guru’s Road to the Hambletonian

By Ron Gurfein - May 12, 2019
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