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Claire Novak is one of Thoroughbred racing’s most recognizable writers. Currently online features editor for The Blood-Horse Magazine in Lexington, Ky,, she is the winner of the 2011 Media Eclipse Award for Feature/Commentary, the 2012 Joe Hirsch Memorial Writing Award for Feature/Commentary, and 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 ...
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Horse Racing's highest honor.
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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.
What story are you most proud of writing or working on?
My Rene Douglas feature, because I was able to obtain excellent access and, in turn, convey the heartbreaking emotion of his injury.