Posted Monday, October 07, 2019
It's a word that shouldn't be thrown around too often. Omaha Beach qualifies.
Posted Monday, September 30, 2019
Five names appear to lead the way as the Breeders' Cup Juvenile shapes up.
Posted Monday, September 23, 2019
It's already been a good career, but McKinzie has unfinished business beginning Saturday.
Posted Monday, September 16, 2019
Mr. Money has similarly dominated midwest derbies leading into his Grade 1 opportunity.
Posted Monday, September 09, 2019
Here's how senior writer Brian Zipse thinks the 2019 Eclipse Awards will be won.
Posted Tuesday, September 03, 2019
Consistency is why the female grass runners sit atop American racing, says Brian Zipse.
Posted Monday, August 26, 2019
The Jockey Club Gold Cup could offer a career-defining opportunity for Elate.
Posted Thursday, August 22, 2019
Senior writer Brian Zipse lists his recommended wagers for Saturday's card.
Posted Monday, August 19, 2019
Midnight Bisou and Elate will meet for the third time this year Saturday at Saratoga.
Posted Monday, August 12, 2019
Horses based outside of California could have a say in Saturday's Pacific Classic.
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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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