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HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track

Who Am I ???

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*Bred in Kentucky, I was purchased for just under 0.3% of what I would eventually earn on the racetrack.


*My sire was a graded stakes winner, his sire was a champion on more than one occasion.


*A winner of two-thirds of my races, I hold the rare distinction of never finishing out of the money.


*My first win came in South Florida; my first loss came to a champion.


*I won grade 1 stakes races in three states ... New York, California, Florida, and Maryland were not among them.


*My first career stakes win came in a state not exactly known as a racing hotbed.


*Although the average winning margin in my stakes victories was nearly six lengths, my final one came by a nose.


*My last two riders (there were only three) are considered all-time greats.


*2-0-0-2 combined in New York and California, my record in the state of New Jersey was 6-4-2-0.


*I was successful at six different distances, including twice at six furlongs or less, and twice at a mile-and-a-quarter.


*While a good sire, none of my offspring were able to reach the heights that I did.


You should know by now … Who Am I ???

 

 

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Older Comments about Who Am I ???...

recall when his full brother came to auction. Big bucks for him and very little retrun on investment
Underrated horse, Spend a Buck
LOL!
Yeah, I needed more luck with my hissy-fit.
Wow that was a speedy answer
Even the great ones need a little luck ... you can decide for whom that statement was intended.
and the world never heard of Cam Gambolatti again!
That's what we said! I practically threw a hissy-fit, but no dice. :)
this was a fluke - it was literally the first name that popped into my mind. probably because of the jersey clues. and howard is right - fellow disgruntled eternal prince bettor
Sounds like your school's priorites were out of whack!
I was on my Senior Trip (with all 48 graduates) at the Stupid Epcot Center on the first Saturday of May, 1985. It took us hours to find a television to watch the race. They wouldn't let the five of us fans stay at the hotel by ourselves.
Too fast! Congrats, Michael Harris.
Damn, too fast!
LOL ... Jay S.
Story of my life, Brian. :)
Just a step slow, Jay S. ... How did you get this one so fast, Mr. Harris?
Reason he won was Eternal Prince got left.
Michael Harris ... are you for real? The correct answer of Spend A Buck in near world record time!
I figured it was a Derby winner.
Spend A Buck

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Meet Brian Zipse 


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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