• Capla Temptress (5-1) rolls home in the Natalma, while making her North American debut.Posted 5 days ago
  • Untamed Domain (3-1) kicks it in late to win the Summer Stakes at Woodbine.Posted 5 days ago
  • World Approval (2-1) shows he is much the best in the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile.Posted 6 days ago
  • Patrona Margarita (23-1) draws clear in the Grade 2 Pocahontas.Posted 6 days ago
  • Uni (6-5) runs down La Coronel in the Grade 2 Sands Point.Posted 6 days ago
  • Johnny Bear (9-1) noses out Hawkbill in the Grade 1 Northern Dancer Turf.Posted 6 days ago
  • Chublicious (10-1) upsets the Grade 3 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash.Posted 6 days ago
  • The Tabulator (4-1) holds on in the Grade 3 Iroquois despite drifting out.Posted 6 days ago
  • Quidura (2-5) proves best in Grade 2 Canadian.Posted 6 days ago
  • Winx rolls late in the Colgate Optic White Stakes for her 20th straight victory!Posted 6 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track
Posted Friday, September 22, 2017
All good things much eventually come to an end. It is with mixed emotions that I announce today I am stepping down from my position at Horse Racing Nation. This will be my final day as the Editor.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017
The $400,000 Oklahoma Derby has attracted a field of seven, and the big two of the bunch are pretty big.
Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Though it was already their third meeting, it can be said that the great rivalry did not truly become a rivalry until the 2010 edition of the Cotillion Stakes.
Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017
*I only raced once as a two-year-old, finishing third in my career debut. *Ultimately an American Champion, I was also well traveled, having raced outside the U.S. nine times.
Posted Monday, September 18, 2017
In this year's Pennsylvania Derby, some of the best colts in the nation will try to bolster their Eclipse Award hopes, while getting in one last proper prep for the BC Classic.
Posted Sunday, September 17, 2017
The path to multiple Eclipse Awards is clear for Oscar Performance.
Posted Saturday, September 16, 2017
Things got a little messy over the final furlong, but The Tabulator had enough to get the job done today at Churchill Downs in the Grade 3 Iroquois Stakes.
Posted Friday, September 15, 2017
Could it be that the 2017 Breeders' Cup Classic winner turns out to be a horse that has only one listed stakes win in his last five starts?
Posted Thursday, September 14, 2017
Lovers of turf racing rejoice. In the best continuance yet of cross-country, multi-race wagers, Woodbine and NYRA have teamed up for a a good one on Saturday.
Posted Wednesday, September 13, 2017
After his decisive victory in the Grade 1 Travers Stakes a few weeks ago at Saratoga, West Coast is the 'now horse' of a turbulent season for three-year-old males.
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Brian has been a passionate fan of horse racing his entire life. Taken to the races at a very young age, he has been lucky enough to see all the greats in person from Secretariat, Forego, and Ruffian through Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, and American Pharoah. Before coming to the Nation, Brian displayed his love for the sport through the development of his horse racing website, which quickly became one of the most popular blogs in the game. 

The Editor of Horse Racing Nation from 2010-2017, Brian authored a daily column as Zipse at the Track, or ZATT for short, and added his editorial flare to the overall content of the website. Now a Senior Writer for HRN, Brian continues to contribute his thoughts on racing, as well as co-hosting the popular racing show, HorseCenter. A big supporter of thoroughbred aftercare, he serves as the President of The Exceller Fund.

Brian's work has also been published on several leading industry sites. He has consulted for leading contest site Derby Wars, is both a Hall of Fame and NTRA poll voter, and is a Vox Populi committee member. 

A horse owner and graduate of DePaul University, Brian lives just outside of Louisville with his wife Candice and daughter Kendra.


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