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J.N. Campbell is an independent scholar and turf writer based in Houston, Texas. Currently, he covers horse racing for the online editorial website, The Sports Haven.


This year’s Breeders’ Cup will be held at the most controversial venue in horse racing, Santa Anita Park.

A Crucible of Greed: Santa Anita's Breeders' Cup Moment


This year’s Breeders’ Cup will be held at the most controversial venue in horse racing, Santa Anita Park.

The Bridge to Nowhere: The Integrity of a Horse Act


A new horse racing bill that has been introduced to the Senate could have long-lasting effects on the sport if approved.

Where Do All the Horses Go?: The Life and Death of Those That Run


At the conclusion of rewarding careers, some prized race horses can wind up in the worst imaginable places.

The Wisdom of Oz: A Horse Racing Allegory


Likening the current state of horse racing to L. Frank Baum’s timeless children’s book “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”

Free Past Performances For All!: Why Horse Racing Should Democratize Data


When wagering on horse races, having as much accessible information as possible is pertinent.

In the Arena: The Good Name of Jerry Hollendorfer


California-based trainer Jerry Hollendorfer has been banned from racing his horses at several tracks this season.

The Day the Horse Stood Still: A Poem from Royal Ascot


An ode to Accidental Agent, the horse that never got going in his return to the Queen Anne Stakes.