Episode 146: Run For The Roses with Kenny McPeek

Kenny McPeek is one of the most well known horse trainers in the world. Kenny currently owns and operates Magdalena Farm in Lexington, Kentucky and has entered two horses in the upcoming 2022 Kentucky Derby – Smile Happy and Tiz The Bomb.

The last two years, the Kentucky Derby winning horse trainer has been a guest on ‘What’s Next with Eric Wood’ the week of the race (Bob Bafffert and Brad Cox.) Today on the show, Eric and Kenny discuss his chances of winning the derby and how he got to where he is today. Other topics include:

  • (3:00-7:30) – How Kenny started in racking. Growing up in Lexington, KY
  • (7:30-10:50) – What separates good horse trainers? What you do differently from Derby to Derby
  • (10:50-15:20) – “One race doesn’t define you. Control what you can control.”
  • (15:20-18:00) – Normal day at work for a horse trainer
  • (18:00-21:00) – Betting on the Derby. Horse Races Now App

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