• Polar River wins the UAE 1000 Guineas by a pole.Posted 21 hours ago
  • Kobe's Back goes from last to first down the stretch to win the Palos Verdes.Posted 4 days ago
  • Storied Lady (4-1) up the rail to nip Saythreehailmary's in the Biogio's Rose.Posted 4 days ago
  • Hoppertunity nips Imperative by a San Antonio head-bob.Posted 5 days ago
  • In her seasonal debut, Songbird is a dominant winner of the Las Virgenes at Santa Anita.Posted 5 days ago
  • Lukes Alley kicks it in late to win the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap.Posted 5 days ago
  • Mor Spirit cruises late to win the Robert B. Lewis at Santa Anita.Posted 5 days ago
  • Aussie-bred Power Alert gets there first in the GP Turf Sprint.Posted 5 days ago
  • Tommy Macho runs away with the Fred Hooper at Gulfsrtream Park.Posted 5 days ago
  • No catching Tammy the Torpedo in the turfy Suwannee River.Posted 5 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track
Posted Thursday, February 11, 2016
How about some equal time for the girls? Here are Zipse at the Track's Kentucky Oaks Rankings for February 11.
Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2016
After having missed some time, Matt King Coal is back in training at an ideal time to make a run at the 2016 Kentucky Derby.
Posted Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Race Clue #1 - A diverse field of eleven lined up for this one, which at the time was a half million-dollar race. Race Clue #2 - The favorite and the ultimate race winner finished 1-2 in the prep for this three weeks earlier.
Posted Monday, February 08, 2016
Granted, who wins my weekly star of the week may be pretty small potatoes in the grand scheme of things, but the voice of the fans is not. I am a fan. ZATT’s Star of the Week, is … Songbird!
Posted Sunday, February 07, 2016
After big performances by Mohaymen, Songbird, and Mor Spirit, can the undefeated 2yo champ follow suit, and impress in his sophomore debut?
Posted Saturday, February 06, 2016
Mor Spirit flashed the kind of push-button acceleration that only good horses have, on his way to a measured 1 ½-length victory in the Grade 3 Robert B. Lewis
Posted Friday, February 05, 2016
The problem for Keen Ice, and his supporters in the Donn, is that this spot would appear to be ripe for the upset.
Posted Thursday, February 04, 2016
Frosted passed his first test at Meydan with absolute flying colors.
Posted Wednesday, February 03, 2016
After a third place finish in the LeComte, is it time to give up on Uncle Walter as a Kentucky Derby horse? Not so fast, my friends.
Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Video Who Am I ??? is back! You know the rules -- the first to answer tonight's trivia contest will be this week's winner. Linda Daly is the defending champ ...
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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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