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.

Work Tab for Saturday, Oct. 16: Binoculars Focused On Knicks Go, Essential Quality, Independence Hall, Astronaut, Silver State, King Fury & Many More

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