JULY 23, 2019–According to an unnamed industry source, there appears to be a salary dump going on at Daily Racing Form with some very prominent names reportedly on the chopping block.
None of this has been officially confirmed but rumored to be on their way out is Executive Columnist Jay Hovdey, National Handicapper Mike Watchmaker, handicapper, podcast host on network TV contributing analyst Matt Bernier, handicapping analyst Byron King, and an editor to be named later.
There are additional names being bandied about as Daily Racing Form is making way for a potential buyer. The paper, which has had several owners in the recent past, has currently been available for sale for some time.
HorseRaceInsider will keep you posted on developments as they are learned.