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  • Accelerate (7-1) wins in a romp as Arrogate finishes way back in the San Diego Handicap. Posted 9 hours ago
  • Hunt (3-1) waits and then blows by in the Grade 2 Eddie Read.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Lady Eli (9-10), giving eight pounds, edges Quidura on the wire of the Grade 1 Diana.Posted 12 hours ago
  • Firenze Fire (12-1) holds off Free Drop Billy in the Sanford Stakes.Posted 13 hours ago
  • Twisted Tom (7-10) scores a hard-earned win in the New York Derby.Posted 14 hours ago
  • Proctor's Ledge (6-1), with first-time Lasix, rolls on the turf in the Lake George.Posted 1 day ago
  • Dream It Is (4-1) romps in the Grade 3 Schuylerville at Saratoga.Posted 1 day ago
  • Indycott (7-5) wins the opener, as they're off at Saratoga!Posted 1 day ago
  • Bowies Hero (3-1) much the best in the Oceanside Stakes on opening day at Del Mar.Posted 3 days ago
  • Irap (7-5) romps home a big winner of the Indiana Derby.Posted 7 days ago
Saratoga and Del Mar 2017
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rogueclown

User Since: 1/13/2014
Racing interest:
I follow and write about racing at the Chicago-area thoroughbred tracks, Hawthorne Race Course and Arlington Park. I also follow all of Curlin's progeny who hit the track, and write a weekly column checking in on them.
First track attended:
Arlington Park
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
About me/racing interests:
I am a Chicagoan who loves to follow and write about horse racing. In addition to writing my own blog at blinkers-off.com, I am also a co-author of Picks and Ponderings at ChicagoNow, and the Illinois racing analyst at shapperdacapper.com.

How did I get into racing?
That's a long story...which I covered in the first longer-form piece I ever wrote about horse racing: http://www.danonymousracing.com/love-game-written-nicolle-neullist/

Favorite racing moment?
It doesn't get any better than Palace Malice re-rallying to win the 2014 Gulfstream Park Handicap. I had questioned him going at a mile versus a longer distance, and it looked like he was being put away coming into the stretch, but he proved once and for all that he has more fight in him than you could ever reasonably expect. Seeing my favourite horse do that...that is why racing is so compelling.

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Tracks rogueclown has Visited: 3 tracks

Hawthorne Race CourseAqueduct RacetrackArlington Park