In a career spanning nearly 45 years, Randy Moss has become a beloved figure among racing enthusiasts, recognized for his insightful horse racing commentary. Currently a key member of the NBC Sports horse racing coverage team, Moss lends his expertise to events including the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships. His journey through the world of TV racing analysis began at ESPN, where he served as their horse racing analyst.
On Tuesday, December 5, Randy Moss will deliver the keynote address at the 2023 Global Symposium on Racing, where he will take a retrospective look at his remarkable career in horse racing and share his insights on the future of the sport.
Moss's passion for horse racing dates back to his youth when he was sneaking into the Oaklawn Park grandstand. A true racing luminary, Moss has covered all but two runnings of the Kentucky Derby since 1980, first as a newspaper reporter and later as a television commentator. His career has been marked by chronicling iconic moments in racing history, including the thrilling Triple Crown victories of American Pharoah and Justify. Moss's insights and contributions have greatly enriched the experience of those who follow horse racing closely.
Before transitioning into television, Moss spent two decades as a newspaper reporter, horse racing handicapper, and columnist for publications such as the Dallas Morning News, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Arkansas Democrat, and Arkansas Gazette.
Beyond his role as a television analyst, Moss has made significant contributions to the field of horse racing statistics. He is an essential part of the Beyer Speed Figures team, playing a crucial role in calculating Beyer Speed Figures for the past three decades. Additionally, he introduced the innovative "Moss Pace Figures," a metric that gained recognition and trust among fans and bettors, and was published by the Daily Racing Form.
Randy Moss's influence extends beyond horse racing. He served as the Director of Operations at Oaklawn Park, located in his hometown of Hot Springs, Arkansas. Moss's television pursuits have extended to the NFL Network for 13 years, where he served as a host and on-site reporter at venues around the country. He reported on three Super Bowls, five Olympic Games and covered events for the Golf Channel, college football, and college basketball, showcasing his versatility and passion for sports journalism.
Randy Moss's appearance at the 2023 Global Symposium on Racing promises to be an inspiring and enlightening experience for all attendees.
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