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Bob Nuemeier

"Neumy" is best-known to racing fans for his appearances as NBC Sports' handicapper for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and past Breeders' Cup renewals, alongside his alter-ego Mike Battaglia.

  • Has written extensively online about horse racing as an horse racing columnist.
  • Won Caesars Palace World Cup of Thoroughbred Handicapping in 1990, and placed second in Penn National's prestigious Wolrd Series of Handicapping in 1992.
  • Reported on track and field for NBC Sports' coverage of the summer Olympic games, and luge for the networks' winter Olympic games programming.
  • Former play-by-play voice of the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins and Hartford Whalers.
  • Longtime Boston sports anchor joined Comcast SportsNet New England in January 2011 as "SportsNet Central" night anchor.
  • Frequent handicapping contributor to the Horse Player NOW BUZZ service, providing his pick 4 input on major racing days.
  • Frequent contributor to the Horse Player NOW live chat sessions with racing fans worldwide.

Circuits & Emphasis:

  • Gulfstream Park
  • Triple Crown Trail
  • NYRA
  • Keeneland


  • Boston, MA

Alma Mater:

  • Syracuse University
    Bachelor of Arts, 

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