Caton Bredar is an award-winning journalist with nearly 20 years experience in television covering horses, racing and handicapping. The Palatine, Illinois native grew up on the backstretches of Arlington Park and Hawthorne Race Course, where she exercised horses for a variety of trainers including her father, Raymond Metzler.
The granddaughter of Hall of Fame jockey Ted Atkinson, Bredar has held owner, trainer and even racing official licenses.
The simulcast host for many years at Gulfstream Park, she shifted full time to television and handicapping in 1999, with the launch of TVG. Since 2003, Bredar has lived in Louisville, Kentucky where she occasionally anchors and reports for the NBC-affiliate, WAVE-3 News.
She frequently can be seen covering major races across the nation on HRTV or ESPN/ABC, for whom she reports on horseback for the Belmont Stakes and Breeders’ Cup.