I rode Revelationís pale horse of Hades and one day I will follow Jesus through heaven on a white horse.
An electric jockey with a juice machine,
Eddie Donnally rode on racing's undercard, lived inside its underbelly and became a part of its underworld. From constant bulimia, broken bones and betrayal of Boston's infamous Winter Hill Gang, he depicts an unseen side of Thoroughbred racing.
Yet the five tons of his sweat that disappeared down "hot box" drains was nothing compared to his struggles with sibling sexual trauma, same-sex promiscuity and an addiction to crack cocaine that in seven months took from him newspaper writing and TV show hosting to grooming horses on the backstretch. Supernatural redemption came in a jail cell. After 17 years of Christian ministry, he holds a Doctorate in Ministry and serves as a hospice and hospital chaplain.
VIDEO:LEFT: He was famous on the race track, but out of control in his private life. Drugs and a run-in with the law made this jockey change his ways. The Christian Broadcasting Network CBN. VIDEO:RIGHT This video shows what it is like to be a Foursquare Chaplain doing disaster chaplaincy at the 2008 MetroLink train crash near Los Angeles that killed 25 persons.