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.

Opinions, Observations & Outlooks: After the G1 Belmont Stakes & Another Wonderful Weekend of Thoroughbred Racing

2021-06-07T15:44:41-04:00By |

(Essential Quality's new logo...just joking...maybe) (Essential Quality's new look on Saturday, winning the G1 Belmont

Final Version: McLean’s Selections for Belmont Park on Belmont Stakes Day & Churchill Downs — All Comments Now Included

2021-06-05T11:19:47-04:00By |

(Updated Stats from Friday Coming Later) This is a wonderful day to handicap Thoroughbred horse

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