Nebraska Authors

Christopher Kotulak

AKA: Chris Kotulak used as author name.

Born 1962 Omaha, NE (USA)

Author Kotulak is a horse racing industry insider, former track announcer, reporter and track executive, most recently of Fonner Park in Grand Island, Nebraska. He has written a broad portrait of famed Nebraska-born thoroughbred trainers Marion H. Van Berg, and his son Jack Van Berg.

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Grand Island, NE
Oklahoma City, OK
Inglewood, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Horse Racing; Sports; Van Burg Family (Thoroughbred Horse Racing)


Horse racing track announcer
Horse racing television host, analyst and reporter
Horse racing track administrator and executive

Places Worked

Ak-Sar-Ben Race Track, Omaha, NE
Fonner Park, Grand Island, NE
TVG, horse racing television network, Los Angeles, CA
Remington Park Racetrack & Casino in Oklahoma City, OK


Jack, From Grit to Glory : A Lifetime of Mentoring, Dedication and Perseverance, the True Story of Jack Van Berg, an American Horse Racing Legend. 2013.

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