Claire Novak

Claire Novak, online features editor for the Blood-Horse, has melded her love for human-interest journalism and the equine breed into a successful Turf writing career. Since her first freelance article on racing was published at BloodHorse.com in 2005, her byline has appeared in the New York Times, ESPN The Magazine, and on ESPN.com, among others. She is the winner of the 2011 Eclipse Award for Feature/Commentary, the 2013 Joe Hirsch Memorial Award (feature/advance division), and the 2008 Louisville Metro Journalism Award for Sports Writing. She lives near Lexington and, when not writing about racing, can often be found jumping with her Thoroughbred, Bob.

2016 Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

2016 Keeneland November Sale Day 2 Recap

Claire Novak recaps day 2 of the Keeneland November sale including comments from Eaton Sales Principal Reiley McDonald, Hill 'n' Dale President John Sikura, and Keeneland Sales Director Geoffrey Russell. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

2016 Keeneland November Sale Day 1 Recap

2016 Keeneland November Sale Day 1 Recap

Claire Novak recaps day 1 of the Keeneland November sale including comments from Keeneland Sales Director Geoffrey Russell and Three Chimneys CCO Case Clay. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

Breeders' Cup News Update for November 3

Breeders' Cup News Update for November 3

Claire Novak recaps the news of the day, including Lord Nelson's scratch from the Sprint, and the withdrawal of Suedois from the Turf Sprint, which allows Green Mask to run. Plus, more Europeans hit the track, including 2015 Turf winner Found.

Breeders' Cup News Update for November 1

Breeders' Cup News Update for November 1

Claire Novak recaps the news of the day, including works from American Gal, Holy Lute, and Mongolian Saturday, and the first Europeans on track, including Turf contender Ulysses. Also, I'm a Chatterbox, and the daily California Chrome report.

2016 Fasig-Tipton October Sale Preview

2016 Fasig-Tipton October Sale Preview

Claire Novak previews the Fasig-Tipton October sale, the last yearling sale of the year, including comments from Logan Payne of Taylor Made Sales. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency

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