• Family Tree game down the lane in winning the Iowa Oaks.Posted 7 hours ago
  • Minding rolls home an easy winner of the Group 1 Pretty Polly Stakes at The Curragh.Posted 5 days ago
  • Melatonin powers home a strong winner of the Gold Cup at Santa Anita.Posted 5 days ago
  • Lord Nelson lunges late to nip Subtle Indian in the Triple Bend.Posted 5 days ago
  • By the Moon proves best in the Grade 3 Bed O' Roses at Belmont Park.Posted 5 days ago
  • Mo Tom finds a trouble free trip, and rolls home an easy Ohio Derby winner.Posted 5 days ago
  • Isabella Sings strolls to victory in Monmouth's Eatontown.Posted 5 days ago
  • Sarah Sis makes all the running as the Chicago Handicap favorite.Posted 5 days ago
  • Harzand holds off Idaho in the Irish Derby to become a dual Derby winnerPosted 6 days ago
  • Far From Over wins his return today at Belmont after more than 16 months away.Posted 6 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track
Posted Friday, July 01, 2016
Let’s get this bold statement out of the way right off the bat -- The best three-year-old in all of Canada will be running on Queen’s Plate Day, but not in the main event.
Posted Thursday, June 30, 2016
In 2016, the Travers Stakes could be more important than any one of the three Triple Crown races, to decide a champion.
Posted Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Can Rachel's Valentina make amends for her disappointing finish in the Kentucky Oaks?
Posted Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Race Clue #1 – A field of ten entered the starting gate for this important summertime race. Race Clue #2 – Of the ten starters, two would become champions, including a Horse of the Year award.
Posted Monday, June 27, 2016
Canada's most prestigious race, the Queen's Plate, has a strong history of winning fillies.
Posted Sunday, June 26, 2016
Will Frosted extend his moment of glory past his stunning performance on Belmont Stakes Day?
Posted Saturday, June 25, 2016
In a division that has yet to identify a clear cut leader, Lord Nelson threw his hat into the ring as one of the best sprinters in the land with a strong late surge to win the Grade 1 Triple Bend.
Posted Friday, June 24, 2016
Installed at 6-1 on the morning line, Jay Em Ess Stable’s By the Moon will carry 117 pounds and will be ridden by Jose Ortiz from the inside post when a field of six line up for Saturday’s 60th running of the Grade 3 Bed O’ Roses Handicap. If she goes off anywhere near those odds at post time, I believe the four-year-old dark bay daughter of Indian Charlie offers excellent betting value.
Posted Thursday, June 23, 2016
Art Sherman talks California Chrome four weeks away from his return to the races in the San Diego Handicap.
Posted Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Devoid of racing luck in his last three, including an eighth-place finish in the Kentucky Derby, Mo Tom looms the one to beat in Saturday's Ohio Derby.
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Brian has been a passionate fan of horse racing since birth. 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. 
As Editor of Horse Racing Nation, Brian authors a daily column as Zipse at the Track, or ZATT for short, and adds his editorial flare to the overall content of the website. Brian also consults for leading contest site Derby Wars, and is a Vox Populi committee member. 
A graduate of DePaul University, Brian lives just outside of Louisville with his wife Candice and daughter Kendra.  

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