Dick Jerardi has been at the Daily News since 1985. Lead college basketball and horse racing writer. Write two columns per week during basketball season. Covered 20 Final Fours, every Triple Crown race since 1987 and every Breeders' Cup race since 1986. Have covered events as varied as the Summer Olympics, the NBA Finals, American League playoffs, NFL playoffs and the Rose Bowl. Write columns, features, game stories and takeouts on topics ranging from how the football betting line is formed to a portrait of the jockey who rode Secretariat.