Horse Racing Talk: Brothers on her career in the saddle

July 12, 2019 07:36am
Horse Racing Nation is thrilled to syndicate "Horse Racing Talk," hosted by Iowa-based KXnO's Emery Songer and John Hernandez. Look for a new edition here each week!

On the latest show...

 Seen on the Prairie Meadows simulcast feed throughout the Iowa Festival of Racing, the hosts discuss the Iowa Derby, plus look back at closing weekend at BelmontPark.

 They're joined by Jeff Munson, who shares his story of working his way back to track announcing. Munson has been out of the game for 15 years and will be calling the races this summer at Fair Meadows Tulsa.

 NBC Sports' Donna Brothers discusses her career in horse racing as a jockey and a broadcaster. She also explained a chaotic Kentucky Derby from her point of view -- don't miss her written thoughts on that, too -- and talked about her efforts to help with the aftercare of retired thoroughbreds.

 

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Meet the Hosts

Emery Songer and John Hernandez talk with some of the biggest names in horse racing weekly on 
KXnO's Horse Racing Talk!

Emery grew to love horse racing by watching horses like Barbaro and Rachel Alexandra while witnessing the pageantry and history of The Sport of Kings. John is a longtime veteran of the horse racing media world and he currently serves as the track television handicapper and commentator at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. His years in the industry all over the country have allowed him to create relationships with some of the top jockeys, trainers and personalities in horse racing.

Together, they bring different perspectives and analysis from the biggest races and events on the national thoroughbred scene. Each week, some of the important players in the game talk about their experiences and give special insight about the latest happenings in their career and on the track. Tune into the show each week to stay up-to-date on some of the biggest stories here, at kxno.com or through the iHeartRadio app.

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