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  • Majestic City fights off Carve to win the Lone Star Handicap.Posted 3 days ago
  • Hard Not To Like skims the rail to score in the Grade 1 Gamely.Posted 3 days ago
  • Street Story proves best in a sloppy edition of the Winning Colors.Posted 3 days ago
  • Lubash blows by his competition late to win the Kingston.Posted 3 days ago
  • Distinctiv Passion just holds off favored San Onofre in the Los Angeles.Posted 3 days ago
  • Quezon rolls up late to score in the Bouwerie.Posted 3 days ago
  • Ostrolenka sharp in victory in Belmont's Mike Lee.Posted 3 days ago
  • Ashleyluvssugar gets the job done as the Charles Whittingham favorite.Posted 4 days ago
  • Pleascach holds off Found in the Irish 1,000 Guineas.Posted 4 days ago
  • Pleascach holds off Found in the Irish 1,000 Guineas.Posted 4 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
A New York State of Racing
Posted Sunday, May 24, 2015
If American Pharoah completes the sweep of the Triple Crown, how will racing change?
Posted Monday, May 18, 2015
Racing fans have had to get used to Triple Crown disappointment over the years. Those Belmont Stakes losses have included amazing finishes and remarkable stories.
Posted Saturday, May 16, 2015
Javier Castellano rode Ironicus to victory in the Dixie (G2) for his fourth stakes win during Preakness weekend.
Posted Monday, May 11, 2015
Do the three Preakness new shooters have a chance of beating the three Kentucky Derby stars?
Posted Saturday, May 09, 2015
Madefromlucky got a perfect ride from jockey Javier Castellano to sweep by the early leaders and win the $200,000 Peter Pan (G2) at Belmont Park.
Posted Saturday, May 02, 2015
Tonalist mowed down the competition ladder to win his 2015 debut in the Westchester (G3) at Belmont Park.
Posted Friday, May 01, 2015
With a head-bobbing victory in the Alysheba (G2), Protonico will up in the ranks of the Older Male Dirt division.
Posted Thursday, April 30, 2015
Four unbeaten horses face stiff competition this weekend at Churchill Downs.
Posted Saturday, April 25, 2015
New York-bred Effinex upset his stablemate Wicked Strong in the $200,000 Excelsior (G2) at Aqueduct.
Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Horse Racing Nation gives you past performances for the 2015 Kentucky Derby jockeys.
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Matt Shifman has been on the Horse Racing Nation staff since 2011 and currently serves as Assistant Editor. 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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