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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.
Sep 20, 2014

RT @NPR: Powerful images: What do homeless Veterans look like? @VetsComingHome

Sep 17, 2014

RT @BH_CNovak: Great interview w/ jockey Jorge Ricardo - has overcome lots including non-Hodgkin's lymphoma to continue riding at 52

Sep 16, 2014

RT @toots_nyc: The Champ has arrived @parx -welcome back California Chrome @ABRLive @shermanracing

Sep 16, 2014

RT @BFI: “Imagination is the highest kite that can fly” – Lauren Bacall, born on this day in 1924

Sep 16, 2014

Read about Russell Baze facing off with Jorge Ricardo Sept. 18 at Jockey Club do Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre:…

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