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  • Conquest Farenheit (7-5) rolls down the hill to score in the Baffle Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • One Liner (3-1) powers home a strong winner in the Southwest Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Gun Runner (1-5) dismantles his competition in the $500,000 Razorback Handicap.Posted 2 days ago
  • Caledonian pulls the upset in the Jimmy Winkfield at odds of 10-1.Posted 2 days ago
  • The longest shot Zakaroff (45-1) rallies to upset the El Camino Real Derby (G3) at Golden Gate Fields.Posted 4 days ago
  • Stonestreet's Terra Promessa (1-2) blitzes the field in the Bayakoa (G3) at Oaklawn Park.Posted 4 days ago
  • Imperial Hint (5-2) takes the General George (G3) at Laurel. Posted 4 days ago
  • High Ridge Road (3-1) runs them down to take the Barbara Fritchie (G2) at Laurel.Posted 4 days ago
  • Curlin's Approval (4-5) dominates in the Royal Delta.Posted 4 days ago
  • Multiple graded stakes winner, Alsvid, has been retired from racing.Posted 7 days ago


HRN Original Blog:
The Gallop Out
Posted Sunday, January 29, 2017
In the most uncharacteristic race in the monumental career of California Chrome, it was discovered afterwards that he had an accumulation of fluid around his right knee.
Posted Saturday, January 28, 2017
California Chrome has an affect on everyone who meets him.
Posted Wednesday, January 18, 2017
The Charismatic Cal-Bred’s Career and New Job.
Posted Monday, January 09, 2017
Meet Jim Wehrly, California Chrome's videographer
Posted Sunday, January 08, 2017
Under the darkness of night, before dawn, people would drive to Cypress, California, with one purpose in mind.
Posted Sunday, January 01, 2017
The storied life of California Chrome began on February 7, 2009, at Golden Gate Fields when his dam, Love The Chase won her first maiden claiming race after three previous tries.
Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Chrome isn’t the only animal who is waiting for the soft-spoken man. All the other horses and the barn’s menagerie await, too.
Posted Thursday, December 22, 2016
Garrett Gomez had an obvious innate ability with thoroughbreds combined with a professionalism to present the sport he deeply loved in a responsible manner.
Posted Thursday, December 15, 2016
In a sport steeped in tradition, change can be uncomfortable but for horse racing to thrive, our industry leaders must come together and support new ideas for growth and prosperity.
Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2016
How a birthday present & Facebook transformed the lives of three horsewomen.

Meet Mary Dixon Reynolds



Mary Dixon Reynolds’ passion for horses began at an early age. She grew up riding, showing, and training Arabians.The great Curlin brought her into horse racing and the celebrated filly, Rachel Alexandra, solidified her love of the sport, with its tradition, steeped in history. An amateur handicapper who had beginner's luck during her first outing to a racetrack, the now defunct, Colonial Downs, near Richmond, Va.


From a small town in the the Tar Heel state, Mary Dixon studied English literature and journalism at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for three years before graduating at Guilford College. She shares a passion for F. Scott Fitzgerald with her favorite writer, William L. Nack, whose books she possesses and are well worn from rereading.


Her love of sports was instilled in her by her physician father as they attended basketball and football games at his alma mater, Wake Forest University. She continues to follow the Wake Forest University Demon Deacons and the University of North Carolina Tar Heels as well as the Carolina Panthers and San Antonio Spurs.


Mary Dixon first appeared on Horse Racing Nation as a guest columnist, writing articles about California Chrome, his fan base and Songbird. She aspires to bring new people into our sport and to promote thoroughbred aftercare, recognizing that for our sport to thrive, we must take care of our athletes after they leave the track

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