• Long shot Stormy Lucy (65-1) upsets the Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar in the last stride. Posted 19 hours ago
  • Dortmund romps home a winner in the Native Diver.Posted 1 day ago
  • Commissioner much the best in the Hawthorne Gold Cup.Posted 1 day ago
  • Chiropractor edges March for a Hollywood Derby win at 14-1.Posted 1 day ago
  • Airoforce takes to the dirt in a big way, pulling away to win the Kentucky Jockey Club.Posted 1 day ago
  • Carina Mia turns back Stageplay in the Golden Rod.Posted 1 day ago
  • Tonalist with a late rush to just get up in the Cigar Mile!Posted 1 day ago
  • Forever Unbridled outduels Carrumba to the wire in the Comely.Posted 2 days ago
  • Mohaymen an impressive winner of Aqueduct's nine furlong Remsen.Posted 2 days ago
  • Lewis Bay runs to her odds in the Demoiselle.Posted 2 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Summer At The Spa
Posted Thursday, November 03, 2011
Joe DePaolo and Scott Dick continue their examination of Breeders' Cup Classic runners who have started at least once in New York by looking at Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Flat Out
Posted Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Joe DePaolo and Scott Dick begin their Breeders' Cup "Use 'em or Lose 'em" series with Havre de Grace...
Posted Thursday, September 29, 2011
Joe DePaolo continues his Super Saturday preview with a look at the big one, the $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)
Posted Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Joe DePaolo's Super Saturday Preview continues with a look at the contentious field lined up for the Vosburgh Invitational (G1)
Posted Sunday, September 25, 2011
Joe DePaolo's week-long look at Super Saturday begins with this preview of the Flower Bowl Invitational (G1), a race headlined by 5-year-old French mare Stacelita
Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011
The outstanding 3-year-old filly Winter Memories was once again sensational, overcoming traffic troubles to capture Saturday's Garden City (G1) by a neck...
Posted Monday, August 29, 2011
Joe DePaolo notes that nothing has changed following Stay Thirsty's 1 1/4 length victory in Saturday's Travers Stakes; Uncle Mo is still the talk of the town...
Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011
The always-entertaining Bob Baffert looks to put his stamp on Travers Day with his 3-year-old standout, Coil...
Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011
Joe DePaolo recaps the stunning defeat of Winter Memories in Sunday's Lake Placid stakes (G2).
Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011
Joe DePaolo's midseason Saratoga review concludes with some thoughts on Winter Memories' stunning defeat in Sunday's Lake Placid stakes.
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 Meet Joe DePaolo

My love of horse racing dates back to the 1999 Belmont Stakes, where I was fortunate enough to witness Chris Antley's heroics in saving the life of Charismatic from just yards away. Since then, my passion for the sport has only grown, to the point where it fueled my desire to be involved on a professional basis.
A product of Queens College and the world-renowned Bronx High School of Science, I've spent the past few years producing news talk radio on the national level. Most notably, I have worked with; Ron Reagan, Arianna Huffington, and Thom Hartmann.
In 2010, I teamed with heralded freelance writer Claire Novak to host the popular "Youbet: On Track" podcast. Together, Claire and I chronicled the Saratoga 2010 meeting daily, covering everything from Blame's thrilling conquest of the Whitney, to Rachel Alexandra's stunning defeat in the Personal Ensign. Our weekly "Backside Buzz" segment, in particular, earned great acclaim from many in the racing community.
I currently live in Bayside, New York. Contact me at jdepaolo85@gmail.com if you have any comments or questions.

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