Emily Ratcliff attended the University of Kentucky, where she rode on the equestrian team and graduated with a degree in agricultural communications in 2010. Since graduating, she has held various roles throughout the horse racing industry.
She has an extensive equine background, having grown up around horses her entire life. Her parents are harness racing trainers and own and operate Crimson Lane Farm, a training center in central Indiana.
Emily works for Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino as an on-air racing analyst. She is also on the board of trustees for the Harness Horse Youth Foundation and owns several Standardbreds racing on the Indiana racing circuit. She won the 2014 Breakthrough Award from the United States Harness Writers Association.
Emily and her husband have one son and live in Central Indiana.
Emily was nominated by Ellen Taylor, Harness Horse Youth Foundation.