Kentucky Derby 2020 being run under the cloud of COVID-19, racial and social justice protests. Greg Harbut and Ray Daniels have Derby dreams with Necker Island, we talk about their journey and what this race and this year means to them. Plus the betting brotherhood is back to handicap the 146th Kentucky Derby.
Busier than a one legged person in an ass kicking contest…The job of Track Announcer is one of the the most demanding positions in all of horse racing. Maybe because it combines marketing, public relations, business communications, journalism, theatre arts, history and pop culture all into one job. It’s something that you can’t just go … Continued
Four social justice groups are currently in Louisville, Kentucky in search of answers in the accidental killing of EMT Breonna Taylor while serving a “No Knock” warrant at her apartment in March of 2020. Oprah Winfrey has erected 26 billboards in the Louisville area asking for justice. NBA players like LeBron James and celebrities around … Continued
Have you ever seen a duck gliding across a pond? From the surface it looks smooth and calm, while under the surface it’s feet are kicking endlessly just to stay afloat. That’s what it’s like to be the best Horse Racing analysts on TV in the business AND be a woman. Caton Bredar and Christina … Continued
Ken has covered every sport in his career, but his first job was covering NBA basketball in Sacramento with his beloved Kings. Years later he helped to start a new radio show with friends Damien Barling and Jason Ross. Together they shook up radio airwaves in Northern California with frank talk about race, politics and … Continued
Jockey agents make the horse racing world go around. It’s self made position that you can’t go to school for. You just have to be there and live it. Ron Anderson is the most successful agent in the business as his riders earned a combined 42 Million dollars on track last year. Even with COVID-19 … Continued
Do the ladies run this motherhumper? Hell yeah!! Hall of Fame jockey turned jockey agent Julie Krone has been mixing it up with the boys for decades and she always holds her own. She is the only woman jockey in the National Museum of Horse Racing Hall of Fame and the only woman to win … Continued
“Samurai” Scot Pollard played 11 seasons in the NBA. He earned scores of fans and the respect of his teammates as a member of “The Show On Court” during his 5 seasons with the Sacramento Kings. He also earned an NBA Championship ring with the Boston Celtics in 2009. Scot is more than an athlete, … Continued
Race and racism in horse racing became a heated topic of debate on social media this week. It will continue to be front of mind for at least…2 weeks? So let’s jump into the deep end here. Ken shares his thoughts and feelings on diversity and inclusion in the Sport of Kings…or the lack thereof. … Continued
Chicago has everything you need and maybe a few things that you don’t. But, for trainer Don Chatlos Jr. it’s home and it’s where his roots in horse racing are planted. He won the biggest race of his career with Singletary in the $1 Million Dollar NetJets Breeders Cup Mile 16 years ago, then everything … Continued
Ken Rudúlph is a television host and reporter for TVG, America’s horse racing network. He is known around the world for successfully picking long shots at the horse racing track starting with 2005 Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo at 50-1 odds to win. Ken did it again by selecting 2019 Kentucky Derby winner Country House at 65-1 to win.
A veteran TV & Radio news anchor, host, and reporter, with expertise in sports, entertainment, and culture. He spent 8 years as the lead anchor of Good Day Sacramento, one of the most successful brands in morning television, and as the main morning news anchor for CBS 13 Sacramento. For 12 years, he was a lead anchor for TVG, the nation’s first interactive horse racing network. He was also one of the original cast members on Best Damn Sports Show Period for Fox Sports Net. A graduate of the Groundlings Theatre & School, Ken has appeared in more than two dozen TV series and films, including S.W.A.T., Bruce Almighty, The Onion News Network, and HBO’s True Blood. Ken is also a prolific musician and songwriter, recording and publishing more than 50 songs released under the name “Mama’s Gravy” and sold to film and TV productions. Ken currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife and son.