Kentucky Derby Preview Show May 03, 2018 11am – 12 noon pst

May 03, 2018

Kentucky Derby Preview Show
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Andrew Champagne 
Digital Media, DRF

Mike Joyce  
TV Host/Analyst, TVG

Dan Cronin 
“Keeneland Dan”
Horse Racing Host/Handicapper



In this week’s show, Mike and Gino host their preview show for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby with expert guests Mike Joyce (TVG), Andrew Champagne (DRF), and Dan Cronin (FatBaldGuyRacing).

We’ve covered the road to the Derby, and now the big race is finally here. We will break down the contenders and uncover where the value plays are for both the Derby and the Oaks as well.

Be sure to check out all the Derby coverage on TVG, the analysis and information on DRF and, and the selections on – but the only way to hear all of their expertise in one forum is to listen to this week’s edition of The Mike Abadir Show!



Andrew Champagne handles the digital media for the Daily Racing Form. He is also an award-winning journalist, a proven driver of social media growth, and an accomplished horse racing handicapper with stints at TVG, HRTV, The Saratogan, Horse Racing Nation, BetAmerica, and The Saratoga Special. For his racing blogs, check out:


Mike Joyce is a television Host and Reporter for TVG Network. He is also a board member for the Permanently Disabled Jockey’s Fund (PDJF).  He has hosted a variety of programs for TVG such as “The Quarters,” but most recently, he has covered many of the sports biggest and richest races, including the 2018 Dubai World Cup and UAE Derby.


Dan Cronin, is better known to fans of and horse racing, as Keeneland Dan. He is the Host of Talkin Tickets, and has appeared or contributed to Elite Racing, TVG, Tom Leach, WinningPonies, and Racetrackers. He’s also a passionate sports fan, including college basketball, where his beloved Cincinnati Bearcats are coached by his brother, Michael “Mick” Cronin.