Author Bill Nack Wednesday's Guest on Talkin' Horses
Updated: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 6:27 PM
Posted: Tuesday, April 18, 2006 6:15 PM
Sportswriter and author Bill Nack will be this Wednesday's guest on bloodhorse.com Talkin' Horses.
Seven-time Eclipse Award-winning writer Bill Nack, one of sports' most distinguished authors and writers, will be the special guest live online for the Wednesday, April 19th edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" beginning at Noon ET (9:00 a.m. PT); online at bloodhorse.com Talkin' Horses
A retired senior writer for Sports Illustrated
and best known for writing Big Red of Meadow Stable
(reissued under the title Secretariat: The Making of a Champion)
, Nack still contributes to GQ
and Sports Illustrated
, and has been a contributor to The Blood-Horse
's Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup coverage for several years. In addition, Nack is currently a consultant for the filming of the ABC/ESPN made for television movie Ruffian
, and was a panelist for Horse Racing's Top 100 Moments
and Thoroughbred Champions: Top 100 Racehorses of the 20th Century
, available from Eclipse Press
and Exclusively Equine.com
Born in Chicago and raised in Skokie, Ill., Nack graduated from the University of Illinois before serving two years in the Army, the second in Vietnam. After leaving the service, he was a political and environmental writer at Newsday
for four years, a turf writer for three years, and then served as a Newsday
sports columnist for four years before joining Sports Illustrated
. More recently, Nack retired to write freelance articles and non-fiction. He has three daughters and a son and lives in Washington, D.C.bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses"
offers an entertaining and engaging opportunity for racing enthusiasts to talk online "one to one" with high-profile "insiders," newsmakers and legends of the Thoroughbred industry.
Racing enthusiasts are invited to join in the discussion or simply enjoy and monitor the informative "Q&A" session as it occurs by visiting bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses"
at Noon ET on Wednesday.
Each edition of bloodhorse.com "Talkin' Horses" is also archived
and available 24/7 for later reading.
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