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  • The Great War is off the Derby trail following poor finish in the BattagliaPosted 4 days ago
  •  Royal Son scores in the John Battaglia Memorial.Posted 5 days ago
  • Stellar Wind an impressive winner of the Santa Ysabel. Posted 5 days ago
  • Far Right shoots up the rail again to score in the Southwest Stakes. Posted 11 days ago
  • Khozan demolishes a Gulfstream Park allowance field to remain perfect in two starts. Posted 11 days ago
  • No beating North Slope as he returns to dirt a winner in the Evening Attire. Posted 11 days ago
  •  International Star scrapes the paint to win the Risen Star.Posted 12 days ago
  • I'm A Chatterbox speaks loud and clear in the Rachel Alexandra. Posted 12 days ago
  • Itsaknockout wins the Fountain of Youth on the DQ of Upstart. Posted 12 days ago
  •  Chocolate Ride sneaks away in the Fair Grounds Handicap.Posted 12 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
The Weekly Tout
Posted Sunday, July 27, 2014
Getting there was half the fun
Posted Saturday, July 19, 2014
With his knee mending, Johnnie returned to the races for Saratoga's opening day.
Posted Friday, July 11, 2014
A preview of Saratoga 2014...
Posted Monday, June 23, 2014
A summer renewal
Posted Saturday, May 17, 2014
California Chrome will win the Triple crown, I just know it.
Posted Monday, May 12, 2014
Worried about the race from Baltimore on Saturday.
Posted Saturday, May 03, 2014
Derby day at the Carriers.
Posted Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Some fun for Kentucky Derby Day...
Posted Thursday, April 17, 2014
Johnnie Carrier is determined not to jinx California Chrome
Posted Sunday, April 06, 2014
Going to the Wood.
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Meet Johnnie Carrier

 

With 10 years of writing a humor column for his home town paper under his belt, Johnnie Carrier has decided to try something different. He is a graduate of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey’s Clown College Class of 1977 and traveled the West with Circus Vargas in 1979.

 In the 80’s, Carrier lived in New York City and Boston, but he settled down however in the smallest city in Massachusetts late in the decade and married Dawn Luskin in ’88. David was born in 1991 and has been blessed with his father’s sense of humor, but luckily his mother’s good looks.

 Racing has been more than a casual interest having lived so close to Saratoga. He started going to the track at a very young age with his parents and has tried to instill that passion into his son by taking him at the same age. In 2003, Carrier started to write as a freelance writer with the North Adams Transcript and can be followed there at the paper’s website.