Joe Kristufek

  • Joe Kristufek

    Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Entrance

Now in his seventh season as Fair Grounds’ lead racing analyst, Joe Kristufek also fills the same role at Churchill Downs, the home of the Kentucky Derby.

A horse owner himself, Joe has an extensive background in racing and wagering. He has been instrumental in the creation and hosting of fan education programs for premier racing events at tracks from coast-to-coast. A native of Chicago, Joe is well recognized for his diverse handicapping skills and suggested wagering tactics. He enjoys interacting with all racing fans—from beginner to expert.