Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2020
How Maximum Security comes back, writes Chip Gehrke, keys the older male race.
Posted Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Wins by United and Raging Bull have suddenly made the Male Turf ranks interesting.
Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Chip Gehrke highlights three championship contenders flying under the radar.
Posted Sunday, May 10, 2020
It's getting late early, Chip Gehrke says, for some big names who haven't run in 2020.
Posted Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Chip Gehrke argues Nadal as a clear No. 1 among 3-year-olds vying for a championship.
Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2020
In absence of a Derby this week, Chip Gehrke on why 1997's race remains his all-time favorite.
Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Chip Gehrke ponders why the Arkansas Derby fields are so imbalanced.
Posted Tuesday, April 21, 2020
With a pair of Grade 1 wins in 2020, Ce Ce's suddenly a championship contender.
Posted Tuesday, April 14, 2020
In a strange season, Tom's d'Etat's Oaklawn Mile victory makes him prominent.
Posted Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Kimari could bring a "wow factor" back to the Breeders' Cup, says Chip Gehrke.
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Meet Chip Gehrke

Chip Gehrke has been with Horse Racing Nation since 2015 and currently serves as a Featured Writer. Based outside of Chicago, Chip can be found in the press box many weekends during the Arlington Park meet. The On The Air With Dr. Derby name originates from his local sports radio show appearances as an on-air racing expert. Now also a weekly contributor on FOX Sports radio's "The Fast Track," Chip can be heard giving his thoughts on the racing world every weekend.

In 2017, Chip was chosen to be a member of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association. As a part of the NTWAB, Chip became a voter for the year-end Eclipse Awards, something he takes very seriously. Some of Chip's favorite writings from the last couple of years is the best way to get to know him, along with following him on Twitter at @doctorderby.

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