• La Coronel (5-1) leads them all the way in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.Posted 2 days ago
  • Rubilinda (6-5) finds the wire just in time to take the Pebbles Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Engage (1-2) rolls home from last to win the Grade 3 Futurity Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Bolt d'Oro is the 12-1 favorite in the current Las Vegas line for Kentucky Derby 2018.Posted 5 days ago
  • Romantic Vision (6-1) takes the sloppy Spinster (G1) at Keeneland.Posted 8 days ago
  • Unique Bella (1-5) returns with a clear victory in the L. A. Woman (G3) at Santa Anita.Posted 8 days ago
  • Flameaway (5-1) wins a three-horse photo finish in the Dixiana Bourbon (G3) at a wet Keeneland.Posted 8 days ago
  • War Flag (9-1) wins the stretch battle in Belmont's Flower Bowl (G1).Posted 8 days ago
  • Separationofpowers (9-5) impresses in the Frizette at Belmont Park.Posted 8 days ago
  • Roy H (4-5) lives up to favoritism in the Grade 1 Santa Anita Sprint Championship.Posted 9 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
On the Air with Dr. Derby
Posted Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Chip Gehrke considers which races could determine year-end winners heading into next month's championships at Del Mar.
Posted Saturday, October 07, 2017
Suedois, making his first start in the United States, ran down Heart to Heart in the last fifty yards to win the Grade I $1,000,000 Shadwell Turf Mile at Keeneland.
Posted Saturday, September 30, 2017
Beach Patrol won his second consecutive grade one when he drew off to an easy win in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic at Belmont Park.
Posted Sunday, September 24, 2017
Owner Michael Langford and trainer Steve Asmussen have been waiting for Untrapped to come up with a signature victory, and tonight at Remington Park the colt delivered.
Posted Saturday, September 16, 2017
Retired a few weeks ago, The Pizza Man and his connections were honored at Arlington Park.
Posted Monday, September 04, 2017
Sporting Chance lived up to his name today in winning the Grade 1 $350,000 Hopeful Stakes.
Posted Saturday, August 26, 2017
By the Moon would not be denied as she went wire to wire today to win her first Grade 1 race since she was a two-year-old.
Posted Friday, August 18, 2017
As we reported last Saturday in our Arlington Million recap, The Pizza Man has indeed been retired.
Posted Saturday, August 12, 2017
Beach Patrol scored a hard fought victory in the Grade 1 Arlington Million having last won a race a year ago in the Secretariat at the Chicago track.
Posted Wednesday, August 09, 2017
The Arlington Million in 1987 was only going on its seventh year, but already the race had cemented its place on the racing calendar.
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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 most weekends during the Arlington Park meet. Chip's past writings can be found on HRN via On The Air With Dr. Derby, a name which originates from his local sports radio show appearances as an on-air racing expert. Now, also a weekly contributor on FOX Sports radios "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 @doctorderby.

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