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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

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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.
Aug 31, 2014

RT @horseracinghl: A very happy Charlie LoPresti says Wise Dan "looks great" this AM after Bernard Baruch victory. "He's ready to rock and roll."

Aug 30, 2014

So happy one of my favorite boys finally got his grade I victory! Love Itsmyluckyday!

Aug 30, 2014

RT @TheNYRA: Itsmyluckyday in the same place his father, Lawyer Ron, was - the #Woodward winner's circle at #Saratoga!

Aug 30, 2014

RT @SKIPSCAM: Two time horse of the year Wise Dan pulled off an amazaing win in the Bernard Baruch at the Saratoga Race Course.

Aug 30, 2014

Said it before, I'll say it again: honored to cover this horse & his remarkable career. They just don't make 'em like this anymore. #WiseDan

Aug 30, 2014

RT @TheNYRA: Wise Dan back where he's been so many times before - the winner's circle!

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