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  • Lord Nelson lunges late to nip Subtle Indian in the Triple Bend.Posted 5 days ago
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  • Mo Tom finds a trouble free trip, and rolls home an easy Ohio Derby winner.Posted 5 days ago
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  • Sarah Sis makes all the running as the Chicago Handicap favorite.Posted 5 days ago
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  • Far From Over wins his return today at Belmont after more than 16 months away.Posted 6 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.  

  

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