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Hal McMillin and his show "Sportsmans Paradise" airs live every Wednesday night from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. here on Cajun Radio.  This week Hal's guest will be Eight-time PRCA Champion bull rider and television commentator Donnie Gay.

Don "Donnie" Gay is an eight-time PRCA world champion bullrider. Born in 1953 to Neal and Evelyn "Cookie" Foster and was only a year old when she died of leukemia. Kay Gay raised Donny and Pete as her own.. He grew up in Mesquite, Texas, and started rodeo at age 6. His father is Neal Gay, a well-known rodeo competitor and rodeo producer. Don was inducted into the ProRodeo Hall of Fame in 1979; his father was inducted in 1993, becoming the only father and son to receive that honor.  Don retired from professional rodeo in 1989.

Gay now does television rodeo commentary for PRCA events on Fox Sports as well as on ESPN. He was also the commentator for PBR big-league events on TNN between 1994 and 2001. In 1997 he received the PBR's Ring of Honor.

In 2007 Gay was inducted into the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame along with his brothers Pete and Jim.


Donnie is in town for the big bull riding event that is going on this Friday and Saturday night at the Burton Coliseum.  Listen to Hal this afternoon for all the information about this weekends shows.


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