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Joe Nevills

Lexington, KY
Sales Editor, Daily Racing Form and Columnist, Arabian Finish Line Magazine
Covers:  thoroughbreds, horse racing, arabian racing, breeding, auctions, agriculture, quarter horses, gambling

Sales editor for Daily Racing Form/DRF Breeding. Michigan correspondent. Small track guy. Moonlights as The Haiku Handicapper. Personal acct.: @mibredclaimer

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Joe Nevills is sales editor at Daily Racing Form, specializing in Thoroughbred auction and breeding topics, as well as serving as the publication's Michigan correspondent. He also writes a monthly column for Arabian Finish Line titled "Making Claims."

Nevills was previously a staff writer for Tho...

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Sep 23, 2017

#4 Quick and Rich grinds them down in the stretch to win the President of the UAE Cup for Arabians at Churchill Downs

Sep 23, 2017

I saw Quick and Rich break his maiden at Mount Pleasant Meadows in 2013. Win or lose, I can't believe he's here right now.

Sep 23, 2017

The rivalry: #8 Two-time Arabian HOTY Paddy's Day and #9 Easter Man, who has won their last two meetings.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paying job was with Central Michigan Life, the student newspaper in college. The first salaried job was with Thoroughbred Times.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Until sophomore year of high school, I typed my papers on an electric typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

It's eliminated the need for letters to the editor. Ultimately, this is a net gain.

Media Eclipse Award, honorable mention

2013 - Feature/Commentary
Honorable mention for memoir essay "Finding Charley" in Daily Racing Form.

Media Sovereign Award - Finalist

2016 - Writing
For writing about the Canadian Thoroughbred industry, "Giant Gizmo rocketing up the charts."