Posted Monday, August 10, 2020
On a day of huge performances at Saratoga, the Ballerina was one to savor.
Posted Monday, August 3, 2020
Brian Zipse still sees Tom’s d’Etat as the horse to beat in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Posted Monday, July 27, 2020
Lightly raced Honor A. P. has some catching up to do on the Kentucky Derby trail.
Posted Monday, July 20, 2020
It's been 10 years since Blame and Quality Road faced off in a Whitney to remember.
Posted Monday, July 13, 2020
The equine stars will be out in force at Saratoga. Here's a sneak peek at what to look for.
Posted Monday, July 6, 2020
The Suburban romp sets a clear course to the BC Classic for Tacitus.
Posted Monday, June 29, 2020
Tiz the Law would join an elite group if he runs in all the races mapped out for him.
Posted Monday, June 22, 2020
Midnight Bisou will be the heavy favorite on Saturday, but could this be a trap race?
Posted Monday, June 15, 2020
The Belmont Stakes is the first leg. The Preakness is last. Will 2020 be a real Triple Crown?
Posted Monday, June 8, 2020
An exciting facet of Honor A.P . is his capacity to carry on a remarkable sire line.
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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, American Pharoah and Justify. 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. His new racing partnership venture, Derby Day Racing, invites more fans to experience the thrill of racehorse ownership.

The Editor of Horse Racing Nation from 2010-2017, Brian authored a daily column as Zipse at the Track, created the popular racing show, HorseCenter 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 hosting 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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