Bert Randolph Sugar, with trademark fedora and cigar, is one of the most recognizable personalities in sports. Characterized by the New York Daily News as "a reincarnation of Damon Runyon," Sugar has written on every sport from baseball to horse racing, from golf and boxing to football. His critically acclaimed The Thrill of Victory: The Inside Story of ABC Sports is an essential book in any library of broadcasting literature and his The 100 Greatest Athletes of All Time served as the basis for ESPN's series. His work has appeared in a wide range of publications, including SportsBusiness Journal, the New Yorker, SA Sports Illustrated, and Smoke magazine, among others Cornell Richardson's love of horses began at the age of ten, when he worked (illegally) along the backstretch of the old Jamaica Race Track. He has been involved in horse racing from his days as a senior officer at New York banks where he arranged loans for the industry. He has produced television documentaries on Laffitt Pincay Jr. and Angel Cordero, and is currently working on a project, with award-winning cinematographer Bud Greenspan, that documents the history of African-American jockeysSugar, Bert is the author of 'Horse Sense An Inside Look at the Sport of Kings' with ISBN 9780471445579 and ISBN 0471445576.