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.

An Interview With Brad Cox’s Assistant Trainer Ricky Giannini, Who Will Saddle Several Key Contenders at Horseshoe Indianapolis on Wednesday

2022-05-17T19:24:45-04:00By |

Editor's Note: Horseshoe Indianapolis will kick start its' major Stakes calendar and schedule on Wednesday,

Opinion: Twitter “Attack Ad” Against Churchill Downs Is Disgusting, Despicable, Deplorable & Another Example of What Baffert Defenders Will Stoop To & Step In

2022-05-06T10:24:13-04:00By |

(Medina Spirit and trainer Bob Baffert the day after the 2021 Kentucky Derby / Photos

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