HRN Original Blog:
A New York State of Racing
Posted Monday, January 14, 2019
With the field nearly finalized, get a look at the prospective morning line.
Posted Wednesday, January 09, 2019
Matt Shifman evaluates the East Coast contenders to know as the Derby trail ramps up.
Posted Wednesday, January 02, 2019
Who's running this year, and what odds can we expect? Matt Shifman details it...
Posted Saturday, December 29, 2018
See odds and analysis for Tuesday's Kentucky Derby trail race at Aqueduct.
Posted Saturday, December 22, 2018
An overflow field is signed on for the year's final Grade 1 for 3-year-olds.
Posted Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Get odds and analysis for Sunday's Derby prep at Remington Park.
Posted Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Our final Derby division breakdown lays out East Coast names to know.
Posted Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Mendelssohn headlines a field of eight in Saturday's Grade 1 races.
Posted Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Matt Shifman runs down 5 things to know when betting Derby futures.
Posted Wednesday, October 31, 2018
See a list of 25 trainers -- many of them big-name -- looking for a first Breeders' Cup win.
Page 1 of 62
Meet Matt Shifman

Matt Shifman has been on the Horse Racing Nation staff since 2011 and currently serves as Assistant Editor. Matt covers Aqueduct, Belmont Park, Monmouth Park, and Saratoga in his two HRN blogs, Racing at the Jersey Shore and New York State of Racing.

Since 2012, Matt has been a voter in the NTRA weekly polls for the Top Thoroughbred and Top Three-Year-Old.

Recently, Matt helped launch Derby Day Racing, a new 2-year-old racing partnership, that just purchased a promising Lookin At Lucky filly named Sooner Schooner.

You may also know Matt by his Twitter, Facebook, and HRN screen nameAndyScoggin.

Best of the Blogs

Top Stories