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Joe Nevills

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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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Biography

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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@DRFNevills — 2,618 followers, 9,236 tweets

Jun 22, 2017

Looks like pink pays out for The Queen's hat color, but the announcers seem to be going out of their way to call it fuchsia. Controversy!

Jun 21, 2017

Highland Reel has run in G1 races on 4 continents, seven countries. Do his fans think the sky is falling every time he runs away from home?

Jun 21, 2017

Huh, the top finisher for Godolphin was the red-cap. There's something you don't see every day. #RoyalAscot

Jun 21, 2017

Yellow pays out for The Queen's hat color. Ladbrokes had it as the second choice at 11/2. #RoyalAscot

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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."