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Matt Gardner

Founder & Managing Editor

I don't come from a family with a horse racing background but my parents used to go to the old Longacres track in south Seattle when I was young. The Sunday Silence / Easy Goer rivalry in 1989 brought me into the sport, while the day to day challenge and joy of handicapping has turned me into the hardcore horse racing fan that I am today. I subscribe to Dish Network because it's the only cable/sat provider in my area that offers both TVG and HRTV. At least one of those channels is on in my home about 75% of the time.

MOST RECENT POSTS

Wise Dan makes his return

The Woodward highlights closing weekend at the Spa, along with the return of Wise Dan in the Bernard Baruch.

Pacific Classic & Longacres Mile Day

Shared Belief seeks a big win at Del Mar while a full field of 12 is prepared to contest the 79th Longacres Mile.

Shared Belief steps up in the Pacific Classic

Game On Dude vs. Shared Belief draws the headlines, but others could spoil the party at Del Mar on Sunday.

Bayern leads Travers field at the Spa

Travers Day at the Spa!

The Saratoga Special & Graded Stakes

It's time for some juvenile graded stakes - which means... something.

Whitney Day at the Spa

Palace Malice and Will Take Charge are prepared to battle in the $1.5 million Whitney Stakes.

Haskell Video Replay

Bayern goes to the lead. Bayern clicks off average splits. Bayern rolls home ahead of his rivals.

Haskell: A Bayern Blowout

Racing back at two turns? No problem for Bob Baffert's Bayern at Monmouth Park.

Haskell Day: A test for Untapable?

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Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable takes on the boys in the 2014 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.

"Harder than putting a man on the moon."

You can lead the racing industry to water, but...

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