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Joe Nevills

Lexington, KY
Sales Editor, Daily Racing Form and Columnist, Arabian Finish Line Magazine
As seen in: Daily Racing Form
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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Jockey Osdany Leal just racked up win number five through seven races at the Ocala Training Center. A lot of them aren’t even close.
I feel like the Breeders' Cup Derby is such a woeful idea, it can't even be called a hot take to say so.
I watched his Gotham Stakes from the Beulah Park simulcast, and was on his bandwagon ever since. This is such a downer. 
#3 Alittle Loving just lowered the 220-yard QH track record at the Ocala Training Center to 11.73 seconds with an authoritative score in Race 3. Osdany Leal was aboard. The OTC races are over all-weather Safetrack.
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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."