Born inPhiladelphia, Pa. Father of two grown children and grandfather of two. Attended Villanova University. Graci has vast experience in horse racing and broadcasting. JJ has been a fixture in the Thoroughbred Horseracing Industry since 1962 as both an owner and a trainer. In fact, he still holds the record as the most winning trainer at Atlantic City Race Course; not to mention the multiple titles he's held at Garden State Race Course in New Jersey In 1985 he made his debut on national television in a special called “NUTTIN BUT A HORSE RACE” on WNEW, New York.
JJ was campaigning a horse named Irish Sur on the road to the Kentucky Derby. Graci was the Delaware Valley’s Hometown boy. He was such a natural in front of the camera in the special that he caught the eye of NBC. As a result Graci was hired as expert analyst on the NBC broadcast of The Jersey Derby.iquam malesuada elementum risus, sit amet dictum tempor nec. Suspendisse lectus massa, consequat at pellentesque sed.