Happy Anniversary Money Mike and Giacomo

15 years ago Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith earned his first Kentucky Derby victory by bringing home 50-1 long shot Giacomo. Thus the legend of Ken Rudulph was... See More

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15 years ago Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith earned his first Kentucky Derby victory by bringing home 50-1 long shot Giacomo. Thus the legend of Ken Rudulph was born. Ken and Mike celebrate that run for the roses and the journey thereafter with the incomparable Zenyatta and Triple Crown winner Justify.

15 years ago Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith earned his first Kentucky Derby victory by bringing home 50-1 long shot Giacomo. Thus the legend of Ken Rudulph was born. Ken and Mike celebrate that run for the roses and the journey thereafter with the incomparable Zenyatta and Triple Crown winner Justify.

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Ken Rudulph

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.