Menzies said the record was inspired by a girl who was a victim of a drunken driver. "The songs are butt-kicking country, very passionate and heart-felt," Menzies said. "Shane believes in the music."Sellers, 34, has ridden more than 3,500 winners. He is presently recovering from knee surgery performed last month.
Shane Sellers, leading rider at Gulfstream Park in 1997, returns to the south Florida oval Feb. 4 in an entirely different capacity. This time, Sellers will be performing songs from his first country recording, "God's Favorite Angel," prior to a concert by Stephen Bishop. Sellers will perform at approximately 2:10 p.m. (EST)."Shane is really looking forward to coming back to Gulfstream," said Andre Menzies, Sellers' production manager.Sellers, who entertained race fans and south Floridians at karaoke events in the mid-1990s, put together his recording in Nashville, using studio musicians.