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  • Spanish Queen impressive in her Honeymoon victory.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Loki's Vengeance scores in the Affirmed Success.Posted 16 hours ago
  • Private Zone takes the Churchill Downs Stakes, Bayern last.Posted 1 day ago
  • Tonalist returns a solid winner in the Westchester.Posted 1 day ago
  • Dame Dorothy edges Judy The Beauty in the Humana Distaff.Posted 1 day ago
  • Divisidero gobbles them up late to win the American Turf.Posted 1 day ago
  • Competitive Edge remains perfect with a romping win in the Pat Day Mile.Posted 1 day ago
  • International Star has been scratched from the Kentucky Derby.Posted 1 day ago
  • Lovely Maria and Boo Boo Clark strike to victory in the Kentucky Oaks for Jones & Jones.Posted 2 days ago
  • El Kabeir has been scratched out of the Kentucky Derby.Posted 2 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track
Posted Sunday, May 03, 2015
Can American Pharoah move one step closer to Triple Crown glory 13 days from now in Baltimore? Let's take an early look at what the field for the 2015 Preakness could look like.
Posted Saturday, May 02, 2015
While Bayern never looked like a winner, Private Zone pulled away from his competition down the lane to an impressive 4 1/4- length victory in the seven furlong, Derby Day affair.
Posted Friday, May 01, 2015
Horse Racing Nation puts our collective minds together to give our readers the horses to play, and the horses not to play for the 2015 Kentucky Derby.
Posted Thursday, April 30, 2015
There is nothing worse than finding out that you have to work, attend a wedding, or help a friend move on the Kentucky Derby and Oaks weekend. I know. I’ve been there. With that in mind, I think some prep work, to make sure you can get out of said nuisance, is at the ready. While it might already be too late for 2015, we all should be prepared to make sure this tragedy never happens again. And if none of these excuses work, I would have to ask -- just how important the job, or the acquaintances that dared planned to schedule something on the holiest of weekends, really are.
Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2015
*I was not bred in Kentucky, but some of the most important races in which I competed were in the Bluegrass State. *My breeding was regal and royal, though, and I had more than one famous sibling.
Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015
With so much of the pre-race chatter surrounding the Kentucky Derby, the Kentucky Oaks can be somewhat overshadowed. This deep 14-horse field shouldn’t be.
Posted Monday, April 27, 2015
Comparisons between American Pharoah and Seattle Slew are a little premature.
Posted Sunday, April 26, 2015
After weeks of deliberation, Zipse at the Track feels confident that the 2015 Kentucky Derby winner will come from this list of six horses.
Posted Saturday, April 25, 2015
Mubtaahij has never bled, so why would he run on the anti-bleeder diuretic Lasix in next week’s 2015 Kentucky Derby?
Posted Friday, April 24, 2015
In the penultimate race of the Spring Meet at Keeneland, Kitten's Point surged late to victory in the Grade 3 Bewitch for trainer, Graham Motion.
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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 and Ruffian through Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta. 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 Managing 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 serves on the the Board of Directors of ReRun Thoroughbred Adoption and is a Vox Populi committee member. 
  
A graduate of DePaul University, Brian lives in Suburban Chicago with his wife Candice and daughter Kendra, where he is a professional golf instructor when he is not following the horses.  

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