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  •  Belle Gallantey shocks Princess of Sylmar in the Delaware Handicap!Posted 1 day ago
  •  Finnegans Wake defeats Admiral Kitten by an eyelash in the Arlington 'Cap!Posted 1 day ago
  • There will be a Pick Six carryover of $167,021 when racing resumes Friday at Los Alamitos.Posted 3 days ago
  • There will be a Pick Six carryover of $42,460 when racing resumes Thursday at Los Alamitos.Posted 4 days ago
  •  Assateague goes wire to wire in the Dr. James Penny Memorial!Posted 5 days ago
  •  Assateague goes wire to wire in the Dr. James Penny Memorial!Posted 5 days ago
  • Clearly Now breaks the 7f track record at Belmont - 1:19.96.Posted 8 days ago
  • There will be a Pick Six carryover of $28,880 when racing resumes July 4 at Los Al.Posted 9 days ago
  • 1-9 Frac Daddy upset by Sky Captain in the Dominion Day! Posted 12 days ago
  •  Size holds off Ria Antonia in the Iowa Oaks!Posted 15 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
A New York State of Racing
Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014
If you could pick any thoroughbred farm in Kentucky to visit, which would it be? Matt Shifman chose Claiborne Farm.
Posted Sunday, July 06, 2014
Graham Motion brought European Main Sequence from sickness to the United Nations winner's circle.
Posted Friday, July 04, 2014
On Sunday, Monmouth Park has one of the best cards seen at the Jersey Shore in several years, anchored by the $150,000 Salvatore Mile (G3) and the $500,000 United Nations (G1).
Posted Saturday, June 28, 2014
NYRA track announcer Tom Durkin described Untapable's impressive victory as, “Poetry in four-legged motion.”
Posted Friday, June 27, 2014
Watch now as Matt Shifman visits Zenyatta's first foal - Cozmic One.
Posted Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Keeneland will host the 2015 Breeders' Cup,with a return to Santa Anita in 2016, and a move to Del Mar in 2017.
Posted Monday, June 09, 2014
A lot has happened since the Belmont Stakes and here are the VIDEO highlights.
Posted Saturday, June 07, 2014
The Triple Crown was not meant to be, as Tonalist was able to catch the front running Commissioner right at the wire, with California Chrome dead heating for 4th.
Posted Saturday, June 07, 2014
On Belmont Stakes day, races 8 through 11 have a $1.5 million guaranteed all-stakes pick 4. Watch now as Shifman and Zipse tackle the beast.
Posted Wednesday, June 04, 2014
Here are the post positions and morning line for the Belmont Stakes and the order for the undercard stakes.
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Matt Shifman has been on the Horse Racing Nation staff since 2011. Matt covers Aqueduct, Belmont Park, Monmouth Park, and Saratoga in his two HRN blogs Racing at the Jersey Shore and New York State of Racing.

 

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