Paul Lo Duca grew up a baseball and horse racing fan has been able to realize his dreams by working in both professions. He spent 11 seasons in Major League Baseball, primarily as a catcher, and made four All-Star Teams before retiring with a career batting average of .286 and 1,112 hits. After his baseball career, Lo Duca paid his dues in the horse racing broadcasting world, and he currently serves as an analyst with NYRA’s television team. He reflected on his careers and offered some opinions on the state of horse racing in this recent Q&A.
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