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  • Miss Sunset (3-1) grinds out the win over Chalon in the Grade 2 Raven Run Stakes.Posted 1 day ago
  • Bonus Points (3-1) swings wide and draws clear to win the Maryland Million Classic.Posted 1 day ago
  • La Coronel (5-1) leads them all the way in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup.Posted 8 days ago
  • Rubilinda (6-5) finds the wire just in time to take the Pebbles Stakes.Posted 8 days ago
  • Engage (1-2) rolls home from last to win the Grade 3 Futurity Stakes.Posted 8 days ago
  • Bolt d'Oro is the 12-1 favorite in the current Las Vegas line for Kentucky Derby 2018.Posted 11 days ago
  • Romantic Vision (6-1) takes the sloppy Spinster (G1) at Keeneland.Posted 14 days ago
  • Unique Bella (1-5) returns with a clear victory in the L. A. Woman (G3) at Santa Anita.Posted 14 days ago
  • Flameaway (5-1) wins a three-horse photo finish in the Dixiana Bourbon (G3) at a wet Keeneland.Posted 14 days ago
  • War Flag (9-1) wins the stretch battle in Belmont's Flower Bowl (G1).Posted 14 days ago
Breeders' Cup 2017

HRN Original Blog:
Zipse At The Track
Posted Monday, October 23, 2017
There are times in this game when sadness reigns. The past week or more was such a time.
Posted Monday, October 16, 2017
Brian Zipse sees plenty of promise in 2-year-old stakes winner Engage.
Posted Sunday, October 08, 2017
Unique Bella is back, and the racing world is better because of it.
Posted Monday, October 02, 2017
Enable has established herself as Europe's best three-year-old filly. Matter of fact, she has proven herself as the best of all of Europe, and it isn't even close.
Posted Friday, September 22, 2017
All good things much eventually come to an end. It is with mixed emotions that I announce today I am stepping down from my position at Horse Racing Nation. This will be my final day as the Editor.
Posted Thursday, September 21, 2017
The $400,000 Oklahoma Derby has attracted a field of seven, and the big two of the bunch are pretty big.
Posted Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Though it was already their third meeting, it can be said that the great rivalry did not truly become a rivalry until the 2010 edition of the Cotillion Stakes.
Posted Tuesday, September 19, 2017
*I only raced once as a two-year-old, finishing third in my career debut. *Ultimately an American Champion, I was also well traveled, having raced outside the U.S. nine times.
Posted Monday, September 18, 2017
In this year's Pennsylvania Derby, some of the best colts in the nation will try to bolster their Eclipse Award hopes, while getting in one last proper prep for the BC Classic.
Posted Sunday, September 17, 2017
The path to multiple Eclipse Awards is clear for Oscar Performance.
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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, and American Pharoah. 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. 

  
The Editor of Horse Racing Nation from 2010-2017, Brian authored a daily column as Zipse at the Track, or ZATT for short, 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 co-hosting the popular racing show, 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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