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 talks with Journalist Jay Hovdey and Kentucky Poet Laureate Frank X Walker about the history of horse racing and the 10 year anniversary of the book “I Dedicate This Ride”, written by Walker about the life and times and words of Hall of Fame jockey Isaac Murphy. PLUS, Mike Somich is bringing his … Continued
African-Americans have a deep and rich history in American and International horse racing. From the beginning, black jockeys dominated the sport of kings until Jim Crow laws and racism ran them out of the country. For the past 100 years black people have struggled to find a seat at the American table of opportunity, and … Continued
The horse is most important but the jockey makes all the difference. Journeyman rider Jon Court has won more than 4,100 races earning more than 100 Million on the track. Many of his mounts have put money in Ken’s pocket for 19 years. Jon and Ken relive some of those money rides and find out … Continued
For the better part of 15 NBA seasons Doug Christie was the epitome of passion, energy and athleticism. By the time Christie got to Ken’s beloved Sacramento Kings in 2000 Doug was an experienced player with toughness and grit. Those qualities were crucial in turning the Kings into the “Greatest Show On Court” and helping … 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.