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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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February 28th 2013:'Winning Ponies' Presents Trainer Ken McPeek and Writer/Handicapper Dan Illman

Kenny McPeek is not cut from the same bolt of cloth as many of today's trainers. A graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in business administration, McPeek, now 50, interviewed on Wall Street before deciding to make a go of it as a Thoroughbred trainer. Concerned with the sport's flagging popularity, he helped developed an iPhone app, HORSE RACES NOW, which permits fans to watch races without paying a fee. Mr. McPeek has discovered and/or trained such quality racehorses as Kathmanblu, Tejano Run, Harlan’s Holiday, Repent, Leah's Secret, Einstein (BRZ), Sarava and Curlin, amo

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Dan Illman

Dan Illman is the DRF.com Handicapping Editor and host of the Daily Racing Form News Desk. He joined Daily Racing Form in 1998 and was promoted to handicapper two years later. Illman's “Spa Babies” and “Keeneland Babies” columns are also featured on DRF.com during the Saratoga and Keeneland meets. Prior to DRF, Illman worked as racing writer, analyst, and handicapper for Sports Eye Inc. In 2005, Illman authored the book Betting Maidens and Two-Year-Olds, and he released the DVD Trip Handicapping in 2008, both for DRF Press. He also co-hosted the weekly New York City-OTB TV show “Out of the Gate” from 2007-2010. Illman lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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Kenneth G. McPeek

Kenneth G. McPeek was born August 2, 1962 in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas and was raised in Lexington, Kentucky. He graduated from Tates Creek High School and then the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration. He obtained his trainer’s license in 1985. Kenny has won over 115 stakes in his career, with over 40 of them graded. In 2002, he won the Belmont Stakes with Sarava. He has won back-to-back Spinster Stakes' with Take Charge Lady in 2002 & 2003 and back-to-back Gulfstream Park Turf Handicaps with Hard Buck (BRZ) & Prince Arch in 2004 & 2005. Other Grade 1 victories include the Florida Derby, Ashland S., Blue Grass S. and most recently the Darley Alcibiades S. w
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 23/11/2017 05:00 23/11/2017 06:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Kenny McPeek is not cut from the same bolt of cloth as many of today's trainers. A graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in business administration, McPeek, now 50, interviewed on Wall Street before deciding to make a go of it as a Thoroughbred trainer. Concerned with the sport's flagging popularity, he helped developed an iPhone app, HORSE RACES NOW, which permits fans to watch races without paying a fee. Mr. McPeek has discovered and/or trained such quality racehorses as Kathmanblu, Tejano Run, Harlan’s Holiday, Repent, Leah's Secret, Einstein (BRZ), Sarava and Curlin, among others. In the second segment Dan Illman of the DRF will join the host in analyzing some of the important stakes races for the week-end. This week it will be the $250,000 Gr.3 Gotham Stakes and the #150,000 Gr.2 Top Flight Handicap both from Aqueduct, the $750,000 Gr.1 Santa Anita Handicap from Santa Anita and $150,000 Gr.3 Swale Stakes from Gulfstream Park. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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