Derby Contenders

Bobby Flay

Born in New York City, Flay is a celebrity chef and restaurateur who owns five restaurants around the country. Flay also hosts and appears on numerous Food Network television programs including the popular “Iron Chef America.” Flay’s father took him to the races at Belmont Park when he was a young boy and he fell in love with racing at that moment. His biggest racing success came in the 2010 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf when More Than Real roared home to win the race. His other top runners that he owned in partnerships are Wonder Again and Unbridled Express.