Todd Schrupp, TVG's TV Host, on Horse Racing

September 7, 2017
Hosted by Mike Abadir with Co-Host Gino Buccola

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This week, we will be covering all of the hot topics relating to the summer’s horse racing action with TVG’s long-time TV Host, Todd Schrupp. From recapping the just-concluded meets at Del Mar and Saratoga, as well as looking ahead to the upcoming meets at Belmont, Keeneland, Los Alamitos, and Santa Anita, we’ll explore it all. All of those tracks will be hosting big-time races, so we’ll get Todd’s thoughts on the “win and you’re in” prospects who are pointing towards the Breeder’s Cup Championships. Aside from the horses, we will discuss what to expect for first time Breeder’s Cup host track, Del Mar. There are plenty of story lines to cover relating to the human connections – owners, trainers, and jockeys - as we progress towards the final stretch of the year. Who are the Eclipse Award front runners? If Todd were commissioner, how would he address track attendance? Exchange wagering? The wagering model and current takeout rate? This and much more with Todd Schrupp!

The Mike Abadir Show

The Mike Abadir Show

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The Mike Abadir Show brings out a unique sports and business perspective. A current NFL agent licensed by the NFLPA, Mike started his career with the Oakland Raiders as an intern before earning his J.D., so he delivers a knowledgeable approach. Having negotiated numerous deals, Mike shares his insight through a forum that is interview driven. The emphasis of the show is to provide you the quality content that can’t be found through mainstream media outlets.

Along with covering the vastly popular NFL world, the show also has a focus on bringing industry guests from a broad spectrum of sports and business backgrounds. Having grown up with a passion for horse racing, baseball, soccer, and basketball, Mike engages in dialogue covering relevant hot topics, as well as interviewing television personalities and business experts for their detailed insight. Weekly features include a horse racing report with long-time TVG host, Gino Buccola, and much more.

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Mike Abadir with Co-Host Gino Buccola

Mike Abadir with Co-Host Gino Buccola

Mike Abadir, a unique and polished negotiator in the areas of sports and real estate contracts, brings his voice to sports radio. His vast experience started as an intern with the Oakland Raiders and has continued to develop as a NFL player agent. He’s always held firm to his mission, which is to work with the athlete to be the best football player on and off the field. Based on his business knowledge and the intricacies of the NFL salary cap, Mike has provided expert analysis on the topic at numerous sports industry seminars, radio shows, and television appearances as a guest NFL player agent.

Mike graduated from U.C. San Diego and later received his law degree from John F. Kennedy University School of Law. Mike is certified as a player-agent by the National Football League Players Association, and currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

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