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.

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

Keeneland September Sale Preview

Keeneland September Sale Preview

Claire Novak previews the Keeneland September yearling sale, including highlighting some of the yearlings with famous relations. Also includes comments from Mark Taylor about the sale. Brought to you by Taylor Made Sales Agency

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