Ryan Martin grew up in Louisville, Ky. and has been a horse racing fan for as long as he can remember. His love and passion for Thoroughbreds began at age four when his father would take him to Churchill Downs frequently. Since he was a boy, Martin knew he wanted to a pursue a career in the racing industry and he graduated from the University of Louisville's Equine Industry Program in 2016. His experience in racing consists of everything from publicity to yearling sales prep. Today, he serves as Media Relations Coordinator for Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots and Notes Writer at Arlington International Racecourse. When not at the track, one can find Martin cheering on his favorite sports teams the Louisville Cardinals (NCAA) and the New England Patriots (NFL)..