About Gene McLean

Gene McLean began his professional career in 1977 as a sportswriter and columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader in Lexington, Ky., and was recognized as one of the state’s best writers, winning the prestigious “Sportswriter of the Year” honor in 1985. Now the President and Publisher of The Pressbox, McLean sets the vision for the site and still finds time to handicap races, interview trainers and keep his finger on the pulse of the industry, More About Gene.

Opinion / Thought For The Day: Gov. Beshear Names Rabinowitz As Chairman of KY Horse Racing Commission, Again — Thanks Be

2024-04-06T14:27:28-04:00By |

(Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Chairman Jon Rabinowitz and your's truly at Turfway Park on Jeff

Opinion & Thought of the Day: Now That Justify Has Been DQ’d From 2018 Santa Anita Derby, It’s Time To Overturn KY Derby Result, Too

2024-04-02T17:30:15-04:00By |

(Justify / Photos by Holly M. Smith) It's now official. What should have been done

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