Murder, She Wrote: Dead Heat Rewatch Season 2, Ep 8
When a jockey falls ill at the last moment, Jessica's niece Tracey McGill gets to ride Anchors Ahoy in a featured race. Bookie Vince Shackman has already lost a bundle when a horse owned Jack Bowen won despite a less than stellar race history. Shackman warns him that if the same happens again with Anchors Away, he'll pay for the hard way. Moments after the horse wins, Bowen is found dead in the horse's stable. When Tracey is arrested for the murder, Jessica fears the police won't solve the case and takes crash courses in betting and running a stable while investigating everybody involved, including unethical betting by the track security chief...
Murder, She Wrote: It's a Dog's Life Rewatch Season 1, Ep 6
An older millionaire dies when his normally placid horse goes wild on a fox hunt, and a subsequent murder is pinned on the heir to his estate: his dog. [more inside]