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Turf Writer — ESPN
As seen in:  ESPN
Covers:  Kentucky, Thoroughbreds, Horse Racing, Jockeys, Trainers, Sports, Horses
Doesn't Cover: Grass

Horses. Journalism. Bikram yoga. Lit fic. #longform. Sleeping on planes. Waking up in new countries. Wine. The ocean. @BH_CNovak

Claire Novak's Biography

Claire Novak is one of Thoroughbred racing’s most recognizable writers. Currently the head racing writer for The Blood-Horse Magazine in Lexington, Ky,, she is the winner of the 2011 Media Eclipse Award for Feature/Commentary and recipient of the 2008 Louisville Metro Journalism Award for Sports Writing.

Novak has covered racing for some of the nation’s best-known outlets including The New York Times, ESPN The Magazine and ESPN ...

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Eclipse Award

2011 - Feature/Commentary
Horse Racing's highest honor.

Louisville Metro Journalism Award

2008 - Sports Writing - Magazines

How is social media changing news?

Social media has completely revamped the face of news reporting, sending us hurtling into a real-time age of snap decisions.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, with Instagram as a close runner-up.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @BH_CNovak: My report from Brazil is in the Oct. 4 issue of @bloodhorse. You can order online here:…

Oct 01, 2014

@horseracinghl @Equibase is SO right. Although I did find out my drycleaning comes back tomorrow at 4, not Friday at 4. So that's a plus.

Oct 01, 2014

@horseracinghl that's what I was in the middle of doing before @equibase was all "GO SHOPPPPPPINGGGGGG." lol

Sep 30, 2014

The 1st stable you introduce your non-horse racing, bourbon-loving boyfriend to? That's right, @BourbonLane. Good luck w/ #Bourbon on Sat!

Sep 30, 2014

Super happy to get out to @CKyRH yesterday to ride Bob! Doing GREAT in his new life as a therapeutic riding horse!

Sep 30, 2014

Our Oct. 27 @BreedersCup #longform on @TeamZenyatta goes to design today. Meanwhile, check out our previous pieces

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