Donna Barton Brothers - Racing Analyst

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Donna Brothers by Joe DiOrio

Donna Barton Brothers is the daughter of Patti Barton, one of the first women to be licensed as a jockey, Barton Brothers is second on the all-time leading earners list for female riders with more than 1,100 victories. Barton Brothers now uses her racing expertise as a commentator and analyst for the Triple Crown series on NBC and the VERSUS networks and for TVG Network. In addition to Thoroughbred racing, Barton Brothers also covers other sporting events, including the World Equestrian Games, the Hambletonian, and the Professional Bull Riders finals.

Married to retired trainer Frank Brothers, Donna Barton Brothers is also the author of Inside Track: Insider’s Guide to Horse Racing, published by Eclipse Press. The book provides an insider’s guide to a day at the races, with tips on what to wear, how to bet, what to look for as a race unfolds, and where to see the best racing. Inside Track: Insider’s Guide to Horse Racing, which will be available in August 2011, can be pre-ordered now. The cost is $16.95, however, if you pre-order you will receive free standard shipping (a $4.95 value). The book can be purchased at or - The official store of The Blood-Horse.

Ron Geary will also be appearing on this week's show. Ron is the owner and president of Ellis Park.

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